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Commodity Trading Fraught With Peril

You’d be hard-pressed to find a “hot commodity” lately. With the U.S. housing market giving investors a scare, China’s building boom facing some restraint, Iran apparently less of an immediate threat to oil supplies, and hurricanes failing to howl, commodities have been slipping since early August. (more…)

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Dow Trade Recommendation

Dow Trade Recommendation

The Dow has rallied for sometime now only to stall just before reaching all time new highs. With the fundamentals of our domestic economy being what they are, it’s amazing that the Dow has held up as well as it has. This market is very ripe for a sell off and could easily fall a […]

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Cotton Production Number Shock

USDA Crop Report Reveals Production Above All Estimates at 20.4 That production number of 20.4 million bales released this morning was a shocker! When I first heard it I immediately thought that perhaps something was wrong, but it wasn’t. And since it wasn’t, I then thought about what to expect when the market opened. (more…)

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T-Bond Bulls Become Tired

T-Bond Bulls Become Tired

September U.S. Treasury bond futures at the Chicago Board of Trade on Wednesday tagged a fresh four-month high of 108 21/32, but then backed off the session high and were trading nearer the session low in morning dealings. Still, the bond market bulls have gained near-term technical momentum recently. Prices have been trending higher for […]

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