Nathalie Huynh - DailyFX - Tue Nov 24, 10:40PM CST
Oil rallied to political risk and physical demand as gold also rode the flight to safety. Metals got a lift from oil gain and lower US dollar
Oil steadies near 2-week high as Turkey-Russia tension and refined-product rally prompted demand
Copper and metals... (full story)
Bob Hunt - The Pattern Trapper - Tue Nov 24, 5:25PM CST
The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)
By locking in a price now for a commodity to be delivered at some point in the future, futures markets permit buyers to secure insurance against future adverse price changes. In other words, futures markets supply a means for the mitigation of price risks. Futures charts track futures prices over time, and supply historical data that buyers and sellers can use to project where futures prices will be in the coming days or months. Frequently updated futures charts are a very useful tool for identifying pricing trends within a certain commodity.