Articles of Interest
We have now entered a run of five negative trading days and we expect this downward pressure to continue after yesterday’s bearish outside day.
Yesterday’s spike lower has recovered the initial losses, but we expect this corrective rally to stall and look to set shorts at higher levels in front of short-term resistance looking to achieve further targets lower.
Major investors are sweeping their portfolios clear of commodities as they start to fret again that the Chinese economy could suffer a ‘hard landing’, hitting demand for the world’s raw materials. Allocations to commodities among global fund managers have fallen to their lowest point in four-and-a-half years, according to a study of 231 money managers ... Read More
Once the darling of hedge funds, commodities are now looking like a poisoned chalice. Last year, hedge funds such as BlueGold, which specialized in crude oil; Centaurus, in natural gas; and Fortress Commodities, across all raw materials, shut down. Several commodities fund of funds also closed last year after clients fled. Commodities trading, it seems ... Read More
Stocks are up because of rampant QE, which is squeezing investor flows out of bond markets and into equities. And the reason we’ve got rampant QE is the continued lack of near-term economic recovery globally, which is manifestly bad for industrial commodities. Julian Jessop at Capital Economics notes that industrial metals are particularly sensitive to ... Read More
Yesterday the first two stop levels in July Sugar were traded which means the current stop on the combined position is at 17.60. If the third sell stop level at 16.89 is triggered the stop on the whole position can be lowered to 17.47
Saxo Bank’s Balanced Portfolio is designed to collect risk premiums across liquid assets throughout various economic environments. It has a more stable performance and less volatility over time than traditional equity-concentrated portfolios.
Recent price action in gold has probed lower to resistance turned support and we have seen reaction from this key level. Range trading is expected until either the Fibonacci resistance or the key support breaks.
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