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Natural Gas Futures chart for January 8, 2014

As weather abates will Natural Gas respond?

I’ve pointed this out several times in recent weeks but a sleeping giant was awoken 9 weeks ago. Natural gas has been on a tear from early November adding $1 move in the futures market from the first week of November until peaking in Mid-December just above $4.50. In the last two weeks February has […]

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Commodity Trading School Market Summary

Commodity TRADING SCHOOL SUMMARY OF UPCOMING DATA 12/02/09 8:15 AM ADP EMPLOYMENT REPORT 10:30 AM EIA INVENTORY REPORT 2:00 PM BEIGE BOOK     DATA RESULTS 12/01/09 ISM MFG INDX (53.6 vs.55.0) US CONSTR SPEND (0.0 -0.4%) PENDING HOME SALES INDEX (114.0 vs. 109.5)     US DEBT REVIEW AND OUTLOOK   US TREASURIES retreated […]

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Option Queen Letter

How many of you actually believed that there would be a market upset, inspired by the sub-par loan portfolios? Much of the problem comprised with anticipation, as the consequence of knowing the event was necessarily forth-coming, was the very long lag-time required for the mess to bubble to the surface of the debt pool. (more…)

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Hedge Fund Royalty

Alpha Magazine Ranks the World’s Biggest Hedge Funds PMorgan receives top honors in Alpha’s 2007 Hedge Fund 100 ranking of the world’s heftiest hedge funds. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 25, 2007 — With a combined $1 trillion in assets under management — a 39 percent increase over last year’s total — the firms in […]

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Derek Frey Market Comments

This week we saw CPI come out largely as expected. This really took the wind out of the sails of those who expected a rate hike or cut for that matter. We continue to argue that the FOMC will do nothing for the balance of the year as they still need more time for the […]

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t-Bond Futures

T-Bond Trade Recommendation

Today we have the rate decision from the FOMC at 2:15pm EST. The consensus is that Mr. Bernanke and company will leave interest rates unchanged. The main issue many traders are looking for is a change in verbage towards inflation. With Gas prices at all time highs and Gold closing in on $700, signs of […]

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The Platinum ETF

The Platinum ETF

ETF Securities recently announced the formation of an ETF that would purchase physical platinum on the open markets and store it for investors in hopes of positive investment returns. The fund would trade on the London stock exchanges and comes three days after a similar announcement by the Zurich Cantonal Bank that claims to be […]

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Gold Futures

Gold Bulls Still Eye $700.00 Hurdle

June gold futures last week hit a fresh six-week high of $698.00 an ounce. Prices have backed off a bit this week on some profit-taking pressure, but the bulls still have the solid near-term technical advantage. A six-month-old uptrend line is in place on the daily bar chart for June gold futures. The next upside […]

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May 2007 Corn Futures

Big Gaps Down in Corn; Chart Benchmarks Now Eyed

Corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade on Friday opened and closed locked down the daily permissible trading limit of 20 cents a bushel. On Monday morning, corn futures also opened up locked down the daily trading limit. Friday’s and Monday’s price action produced huge and bearish downside price gaps on the daily bar […]

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Forex Report

The cable exceeded our 1.96 target this past week but then did begin to pull back. Early this week we expect the market to continue to consolidate the gains made last week. We are building a bull flag that should point the way to a test of the old highs above 1.99. That test will […]

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