Will "Cheaper" Beef Finally Draws Buyers into Cattle Futures

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 On Friday, livestock traders received the most recent data on the size of the U.S. Cattle herd in the release of the monthly USDA Cattle on Feed report. As of July 1st, the USDA estimates 10.24... Read More...

Q2 Gold Demand Suffers

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Gold futures have chopped around over the past several sessions, driven by trader indecision. The disappointment of China's much lower stocks of the yellow metal have acted as black cloud hanging over the market. However, Chinese... Read More...

Bonds on a Bullish Bounce

Monday, July 27, 2015 30 year US Treasury bonds have rebounded from their sell off earlier this year. Continued worries of an economic slowdown in China as well as a selloff in metals and crude oil have resulted in rising... Read More...

Is Dr. Copper Diagnosing A Continuation of the Commodity Bear Market?

Friday, July 24, 2015 Weak demand for Copper by end-users has triggered a move of the "red-metal" to exchange warehouses. London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouse stocks are hovering near 52-week highs at just under 339,000 metric tons, which is more... Read More...

Supplies, Iran Trigger Oil Plunge Below $50

Thursday, July 23, 2015 Crude Oil futures have broken the $50 level on the downside, the lowest level at which the front month contract has traded since April. Crude Oil fundamentals are taking a hit from all sides - demand,... Read More...

Six-Year Lows Put Sugar Bulls in a Sour Mood

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Despite Sugar's move to 6-year lows, both large and small speculators appear to be trying to pick a bottom in this bear market, according to recent data. The most recent Commitment of Traders report shows non-commercial... Read More...

China's Inventories Weigh on Gold

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Gold futures had a rocky start to the week, with heavy selling out of China. The knee jerk reaction to Chinese Gold inventory data caused the price of the metal to have an intraday crash on... Read More...

Loonie Crushed by Canadian Bears

Monday, July 20, 2015 Today's Spotlight Market: The Canadian Dollar continues to fall. The Bank of Canada cut interest rates by 25 basis points last week down to .50%. The Canadian Dollar reacted by dropping to levels not seen since... Read More...

Can Corn Bears Stand the Heat?

Friday, July 17, 2015 Last Friday we received the latest USDA projections in its release of the Crop Production and Supply/Demand report for July. For Corn, we saw the USDA lower its production estimate for new-crop Corn to 13.53 billion... Read More...

Weak Retail Sales Data Fails to Halt Equities Rally

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Traders and analysts will have a slew of economic data to sort through the remainder of the week, including PPI and Industrial Production for June, which will be released this morning. Later this afternoon we will... Read More...