Archive | May, 2006

Future of Futures

Hard to believe, but true. After thirty-plus years of phenomenal success of futures exchanges, the futures industry is again poised for a quantum leap. The potential for futures exchanges is as breathtaking today as it was in 1972 when we created financial futures, and in 1981, when we induced the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) […]

Continue Reading 0

Seasonal Commodity Futures Trading Grid

Seasonality occurs within many aspects of our lives. The changing of the seasons is but just one simple example. While these seasonal changes can and do exhibit tremendous influence on our lives, if we are aware of it, we can easily anticipate and prepare. For example, buying winter clothing during the fall season in preparation […]

Continue Reading 0
Baker1.png

Canadian Dollar, Mining Stocks & Warrants

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (PreciousMetalsWarrants.com) — Are you keeping up with the Canadian dollar – commonly known as the Loonie? The Canadian dollar is now the strongest currency in the world and there have been many forecasts of parity with the U.S. dollar and as of today, the Loonie is trading at 90.35 as we write this […]

Continue Reading 2

Cotton has Record Open Interest Levels

With over 150,000 contracts outstanding and the overwhelming majority of those positions held in the July contract, (see table below), NY cotton prices closed at their lowest levels this year. In other words, pretty much anyone currently long July cotton is losing money. That’s not typically the type of situation that conventionally attracts investors, yet […]

Continue Reading 0

CBOT and Dow Jones Newswires Introduce Custom Newsletter

”Commodity News for Tomorrow” Offers Dow Jones News, CBOT Market Information CHICAGO & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 3, 2006–The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT®) and Dow Jones Newswires, the leading source of real-time news and information for financial professionals, today announced the launch of “Commodity News for Tomorrow,” a custom newsletter for CBOT market participants. (more…)

Continue Reading 0

A Look Into Jim Rogers’ Crystal Ball

JOHANNESBURG (Business Day) — Jim Rogers shoots to prominence as co-founder of Quantum with U.S. multi-billionaire George Soros. The international best-selling author more recently achieves investment cult status with prophetic views on commodities. Below is an interview with Classic Business Day on the current state of the market. (more…)

Continue Reading 0
Gold Stretches to Fresh 25-Yr. High; Silver Also Strong

Gold Stretches to Fresh 25-Yr. High; Silver Also Strong

June gold futures on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchage on Monday hit another fresh contract high. Futures prices also notched a fresh 25.5-year high, basis nearby futures. The next major upside technical objective for the gold bulls is to close prices above psychological resistance at $700.00 an ounce. Above that lies […]

Continue Reading 0