By Taras Berezowsky As we've heard many times before from our readers, conference attendees and loyal followers have told us before, "We're not as interested in where metal prices have been, we're much more interested in where prices are ... (full story)
Travis McPherson - Seeking Alpha - 2 hrs 14 mins ago
Via Energy and Gold.com : I came across two powerful China charts from J.P.Morgan this weekend: During the last decade the correlation between Chinese monetary conditions/nominal GDP growth and commodities is almost uncanny; the CRB bottomed at... (full story)
Don Dawson - Online Trading Academy - Tue Apr 21, 2:10AM CDT
Have you watched the US Dollar Index (USDX) Futures contract trade during the day? Do you notice that with each price change the intervals are always a minimum tick of .005? And then at the end of the day when you look at your daily candle of the USDX you see a closing price like 97.197. I want... (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.