Archive for Commodities & Metals

WTI Crude Oil Speculators continue to push record positions higher

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email WTI Crude Oil Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large speculators increased their bullish bets in the WTI Crude Oil futures markets to a new record high this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. […]

Gold Speculators pushed bullish net positions higher for 5th week

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email Gold Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large metals speculators continued to raise their bullish net positions in the Gold futures markets this week, 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 […]

Silver Speculators cut back on bullish bets for 1st time in 4 weeks

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email Silver Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large metals speculators slightly reduced their bullish net positions in the Silver futures markets this week, 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 Silver […]

Copper Speculators slightly trimmed bullish net positions for 2nd week

By CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email Copper Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large metals speculators slightly lowered their bullish net positions in the Copper futures markets this week, 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 Copper […]

Sterling, Dollar and Gold in focus

Article by ForexTime Sterling bears entered the scene on Friday after British retail sales tumbled sharply in December. U.K retail sales slumped -1.5% in December as the unsavoury combination of rising inflation and tepid wage growth sapped consumer’s spending power. With wage growth consistently lagging behind inflation and putting the squeeze on household incomes, concerns […]

GOLD Bouncing Slightly Above the Support

By Admiral Markets Gold has been in a strong uptrend on the 4h timeframe, and that could mean good intraweek swings have been in development for Gold traders. At this point, the price is bouncing slightly above the POC zone 1325-1328, and as long as it stays above the POC zone, we might see a […]

A Candidate for ‘Deal of the Year’ in British Columbia

By The Gold Report Source: The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports   01/17/2018 The Critical Investor profiles a base metal developer with a project in British Columbia that recently signed a major funding agreement with Wheaton Precious Metals. Kutcho project 1. Introduction Very rarely I come across a junior that simply seems to tick almost all […]

Never Underestimate the Replacement Power of Equities Within a (HYPER) Inflationary Spiral

By The Gold Report Source: Michael J. Ballanger for Streetwise Reports   01/17/2018 Michael Ballanger discusses why he believes the U.S. stock market is defying gravity with a record-breaking nine years without a significant correction. Before I launch into one of my classic, bitter, vitriolic diatribes against all forms of modern-day interventionalist-type, fraudulent excuses for what […]

Turnarounds Coming at Three Resource Companies? 

By The Gold Report Source: Adrian Day for Streetwise Reports   01/18/2018 Adrian Day of Adrian Day Asset Management provides updates on three resource companies with recent developments, one of which he deems a good buy now. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM:TSX; WPM:NYSE, 21.90) has agreed to a revised stream arrangement on the San Dimas mine, […]

Oil bears gain ground on gasoline inventories

Article by ForexTime Oil has been one of the standout trades in 2017 and so far in 2018 it has looked positive. One of the reasons behind that has been the constant drawdown’s in inventory in the US which has helped push up prices further. Today’s reading was of course a mixed signal with a […]

Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt Are Straining the LIB Market

The Energy Report Source: Ron Struthers for Streetwise Reports   01/17/2018 With sales of Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevy’s Bolt taking off, Ron Struthers of Struthers Resource Stock Report looks at the effects on the lithium and graphite markets for EV batteries. Elon Musk the dreamer to Dahn’s reality Can Tesla Model 3 catch Chevy Bolt […]

How to Trade Gold during Second Half of January

By TheTechnicalTraders.com Metals are setting up for that “Rip Your Face Off Rally”.  The following charts for Gold and Silver show a very interesting setup that is unfolding as the US markets continue to strengthen – that being that the Metals are showing strength in price and we can only assume this is related to some […]

WHEAT: Technical Analysis – Smaller drop in sowings bearish for wheat prices

By IFCMarkets Smaller drop in sowings bearish for wheat prices WASDE January 12 report’s estimates for US wheat sowing drop was smaller than expected while inventory forecast bigger. Will the wheat price continue falling? The Department of Agriculture WASDE monthly report’s estimate for US winter sowings 88,000 acres decline to 109-year low 32.61m acres was […]

Boreal Metals [BMX.v] Makes Bold Move Into #Cobalt Sector

By Peter Epstein, CFA     [email protected]     http://EpsteinResearch.com Zinc, Copper, Silver, Gold Junior Makes Bold Move into Cobalt Sector Boreal Metals (TSX-V: BMX / Frankfurt: 03E) is a base & precious metals explorer in Scandinavia that is making a major push into the key green energy tech metal Cobalt (“Co“).  The management team & Board have a remarkable amount of experience for a company with a […]

WTI is Topping Out

By Admiral Markets The WTI is still bullish, but we could see a possible correction taking place. The WTI topped out at 64.67 W H1 and the break of an X-Cross ™ (a trendline and camarilla pivot cross) at 63.40 could target 62.82 and 61.51 and 60.74 as a part of a more substantial correction. […]

Exciting News with More to Come

By The Gold Report Source: Adrian Day for Streetwise Reports   01/15/2018 Money manager Adrian Day provides updates for a handful of companies in his portfolio. A day late and a dollar (in this case, a penny) short: The day after our last recommendation, Evrim Resources Corp. (EVM:TSX.V, 0.42 x 0.44) opened above our limit and […]