Commodity Analysis & Comment

Jeffrey Halley
Safe Havens Sink Post French Election By Jeffrey Halley - Apr 24, 2017

Macron’s win sees investors and traders returning to risk assets. PRECIOUS METALS Asia’s open saw gold drop $20 on safe haven liquidation, following Macron’s win in the 1st round ...

Fawad Razaqzada
Crude Oil Drops For Fifth Day By Fawad Razaqzada - Apr 21, 2017

Crude oil has extended its falls for the fifth day. A barrel of Brent oil now costs less than $52 while WTI is at $45.50 at the time of this writing. At these price levels, both crude contracts have...

Alasdair McLeod
America's Financial War Strategy By Alasdair McLeod - Apr 21, 2017

Abstract America’s renewed desire to escalate military tensions is a front for America’s continual financial war, this time directed at North Korea, Syria and possibly Iran. This is likely...

Jeffrey Halley
Gold Treads Water As Oil Wobbles By Jeffrey Halley - Apr 19, 2017

Decreasing tensions in Asia sees gold drop, but a murky French election will keep buyers interested on dips. Gold regained some of its losses overnight to open in Asia at 1288. The net effect, ...

Jeffrey Halley
Headline Driven Oil Stays On The Boil By Jeffrey Halley - Apr 10, 2017

Crude continued its great comeback into the finish of the week, as geopolitical tensions in the Middle East overrode an anaemic Non-Farm Payrolls and yet another jump in the Baker-Hugh’s Rig ...

Alasdair McLeod
The Decline And Fall Of The EU By Alasdair McLeod - Apr 07, 2017

Without the UK, not only does the EU lose much of its importance on the world stage, but the Commission’s budget is left with an enormous hole. That is the decline. The fall is well under way, ...

Eddie Tofpik
Crude Oil Trend: Was That A Triple Bottom? By Eddie Tofpik - Apr 03, 2017

A very interesting Daily Chart for crude oil, above. Last month I had generally reckoned on the action from Dec. 2016 - start of Mar. 2017 being a possible ammunition gathering exercise in the form ...

Eddie Tofpik
Soybeans Trend Down? By Eddie Tofpik - Apr 03, 2017

On my mind last time was, '...though I might have been tempted to look for lower prices, I'm not convinced just yet...' though I added '...bullet point remains mildly Bullish for a little while ...

Eddie Tofpik
Wheat Trend? By Eddie Tofpik - Apr 03, 2017

Neutral was absolutely the right thing to have as a bullet point last time...even if it was as I wrote then ...to see how the market copes with testing the MAs as support. There were some ...