Archive for Commodities & Metals

WTI Crude Oil Speculators boosted their bullish net positions last week

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email WTI Crude Oil Non-Commercial Positions: Large speculators sharply raised their bullish net positions in the WTI crude oil futures markets last week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial contracts of WTI […]

Gold Speculators sharply raised bullish net positions after 3 down weeks

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email Gold Non-Commercial Positions: Large speculators boosted their bullish net positions in the gold futures markets last week following three weeks of substantial declines, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts […]

Copper Speculators added to bullish net positions for 2nd week

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email Copper Non-Commercial Positions: Large speculators increased their net bullish positions in the copper futures markets last week for the second straight week bringing the net position to a three-week high, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading […]

Silver Speculators raised bullish net positions for 1st time in 6 weeks

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email Silver Non-Commercial Positions: Large speculative positions in silver futures rebounded last week following five consecutive weeks of declines, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial futures contracts of Comex silver futures, traded […]

Rare Earths and Gold Projects Advancing in Australia

Source: The Gold Report   05/24/2017 A recent report by Edison Investment Research has Alkane Resources back on track at its Tomingley Gold Operations after disruptive rains, and development is continuing at the multi-commodity Dubbo Project. Edison Investment Research re-initiated coverage on Alkane Resources Ltd. (ALK:ASX; ANLKY:OTCQX) on May 15. The firm noted that while Alkane […]

Oil bears inspired by OPEC disappointment

Article by ForexTime A strong sense of disappointment had a punishing effect on oil markets on Thursday with prices tumbling 5% after OPEC underwhelmed participants by renewing an agreement to cap output by 1.8 million barrels a day until March 2018. With the resurgence of U.S Shale obstructing OPEC’s efforts to quell the oversupply woes […]

The Zinc Race Is Heating Up and One Company Just Made a Big Move Forward

By The Gold Report Source: https://www.streetwisereports.com/pub/na/17466 Trevali Mining added new weapons to its zinc arsenal by acquiring interest in Glencore’s African zinc mines. In a May 18 press release Trevali Mining Corp. (TV:TSX; TV:BVL; TREVF:OTCQX) reported that shareholders voted in favor of the company entering into an agreement to acquire interest in multiple Glencore International Plc […]

An Action-Packed Exploration Year for These Three Companies

By The Gold Report Source: https://www.streetwisereports.com/pub/na/17465 As the first half of 2017 comes to a close, Thibaut Lepouttre, editor of Caesars Report, takes a close look at three companies with hot prospects for a productive second half. As we prepare to wrap up the first semester of the year, it’s always interesting to have a look […]

In Times of Rate Hikes, Industrial Metals Rise Fastest

By The Gold Report Source: https://www.streetwisereports.com/pub/na/17459 Tom Beck, senior editor of Portfolio Wealth Global, says in times of rate hikes, industrial metals rise fastest, and in today’s world, the type of metals in highest demand by China are going to rise the most. For close to 35 years, we’ve seen a tremendous amount of changes in […]

How Cheap is #Silver Producer Golden Arrow Resources?

By Peter Epstein, CFA    http://EpsteinResearch.com   [email protected] After reading a few articles & interviews of Chairman, President & CEO Joseph Grosso, I’m struck by the lack of investor appreciation of Golden Arrow Resources‘ (TSX-V: GRG), (OTCQB: GARWF) blockbuster news of it entering into a 25%/75% JV with mid-tier gold / silver producer Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO).  In the 18-month […]

Disputes, Higher Dividends and New Study: Mostly Good News 

By The Gold Report Source: Adrian Day for The Gold Report   05/23/2017 Money manager Adrian Day reviews news from several companies, mostly positive developments, and notes that some stocks are good buys at current levels. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX:NYSE, 11.83) continues to struggle on various fronts in Indonesia. Just as it was ramping up to restart […]

Castle Silver Should be Called Castle Cobalt

By The Gold Report Source: Bob Moriarty for The Gold Report   05/23/2017 With the price of cobalt increasing, Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold profiles Castle Silver, which has turned its focus to cobalt. Lately I have read dozens of pieces speculating on the timing of a transition of automobiles from human-driven oil based combustion engine-powered […]

The Tale of OPEC and U.S Shale

Article by ForexTime The growing optimism over big oil-producing countries extending output cuts to mitigate oversupply woes propelled WTI Crude to a fresh monthly high at $51.76 on Wednesday. Although OPEC and Non-OPEC members have, on repeated occasions, exploited oil’s sensitivity to generate speculative boosts in prices, this may come at a heavy cost if […]

Today’s Stunted Oil Prices Could Cause Oil Price Shock In 2020

By OilPrice.com As oil prices remain unsteady and OPEC continues to make headlines every hour, the world is focused on oil’s immediate future. As Saudi Arabia announces plans to slash production and move their economy away from oil dependency, many industry insiders are predicting that the now over-saturated market will reach an equilibrium with higher […]

Is the Gold Correction Over?

By The Gold Report Source: Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony for The Gold Report   05/22/2017 With confidence in the post-election “Trump inflation trade” waning, Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony, cofounders of Seabridge Gold, set out their thesis for the end of the current correction in the gold market. On balance, we think the gold correction […]

The Marijuana Sector: Timing the Next Upleg

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports   05/21/2017 Canadian and U.S. marijuana stocks have taken divergent paths over the last six months, and technical analyst Clive Maund examines why. Naive investors who thought that the multi-state vote in the U.S. on November 8 in favor of legalizing the pharmaceutical and recreational use of cannabis would […]