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These Assets Went Up How Much!?

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
These Assets Went Up How Much!?

February is coming to a close, and that means it’s the perfect time to recap the biggest commodity gainers and decliners over the past month. First, let’s start with some of the biggest gainers… Coffee As loyal readers know, I’ve talked a lot about this commodity lately.  Brazilian drought fears have investors pushing coffee into […]

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Are PGMs The Place To Be In 2014?

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Are PGMs The Place To Be In 2014?

The first full week of 2014 trading is officially in the books.  That means now is the perfect time to look at what commodities are starting off the year strong, and which aren’t. First, let’s look at the losers… Leading the way lower this year is crude oil with a loss of 6.1%.  Worries over […]

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Soft Commodity Update: Coffee Bears Roar!

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Soft Commodity Update: Coffee Bears Roar!

After a fairly boring Summer session, trading in soft commodities is starting to pick up.  In fact, softs saw a big increase in volatility last week as investors started factoring in quickly changing supply/demand fundamentals. Here’s a rundown of last week’s soft asset movers… Coffee The savory caffeinated bean sank to a four and a […]

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Commodities: Q3 Performance Improves Drastically…

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Commodities: Q3 Performance Improves Drastically…

On Friday, we discussed the worst performing commodities for the third quarter of 2013. In case you missed it, corn, soybeans, lean hogs, coffee, and natural gas slid lower over the past three months. Now let’s look at the top performing major commodities since July. Here we go… Cocoa – up 20%:  This African produced […]

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Blatant Government Market Manipulation!

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Blatant Government Market Manipulation!

Take a look at this… As you can see in this long-term sugar price chart, the sweet commodity has been in a hefty downtrend since mid-2011.  Ample global supplies have sent prices spiraling down to multi-year lows. But look a little closer and you’ll find something interesting… In this short-term chart, you’ll notice sugar prices […]

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These Hard Assets Got Crushed…

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
These Hard Assets Got Crushed…

Well, here we are!  With July’s arrival, the second half of 2013 is officially underway in the markets.  That means it’s the perfect time for a first half commodity performance review. Let’s start with the worst performers over the past six months… Silver- down 35%:  As many long-time readers remember, the white metal was a […]

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