Will Fed Determine Dollar's Direction

Friday, September 19, 2014 The British Pound (GBP) has lived up to its name of late as the GBP has been "pounded" lower vs. the U.S. Dollar on concerns of a "yes" vote for an independent Scotland. However, the GBP... Read More...

Gold Shrugs Off Fed, Sells Off

Thursday, September 18, 2014 Gold futures are little changed this morning after suffering late decline in yesterday's trading. The policy statement from the FOMC could be seen as extremely dovish on the surface, reiterating that interest rates are going to... Read More...

Traders Nervous Ahead of Fed Meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Bullish equity traders received a surprise ahead of today's Fed announcement, as the People's Bank of China provided 500 billion yuan of liquidity to the country's largest banks. This monetary stimulus signals that Chinese leaders areprepared... Read More...

Is $5 Sustainable?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Wheat futures continue to move lower amid fund selling after the bearish USDA report last week. The December contract has been flirting with the $5 level over the past few sessions, but has not broken through... Read More...

Fundamentals Fuel Bear Market for Crude

Monday, September 15, 2014 The price premium for Brent Crude vs. WTI has fallen of late despite continued tensions in the Middle East. The November spread has fallen below a $7 Brent premium as oil demand from both China and... Read More...

Aussie Crushed by Weight of Metal Prices

Friday, September 12, 2014 The Australian Dollar suffered heavy losses versus the greenback in recent sessions, driven by lower commodity prices. The recent strength of the US Dollar has triggered a wave of buying in the currency, at the expense... Read More...

Copper Woes Continue

Thursday, September 11, 2014 Copper futures are trading at their lowest level since mid-June amid a flurry of negative forces affected the market. Uncertainties over the state of the Chinese economy and the strength of the US Dollar have been... Read More...

Brent Breakdown

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Crude Oil futures remain weak, amid worries that supply will outpace demand for the foreseeable future. While the economic outlook for the US remains upbeat, the same cannot be said for China and Europe. Chinese Premier... Read More...

Dollar Pressure, Truce Drive Gold Lower

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Gold futures have see weakness recently, as a flurry of negative data has pressured prices. The US Dollar Index continues to climb due to trader expectations of a rate hike in 2015 and the ECB slashing... Read More...

ECB Rate Cuts Send Euro Tumbling

Monday, September 8, 2014 The short Euro futures trade was already popular among speculators with nearly 200,000 net short positions established in the Euro futures between large and small traders. We should expect to see in upcoming Commitment of Traders... Read More...