Commentary

A Series of Triangle Formations in Gold's Downtrend

Oct 05, 2015

Since 2011, gold has been in a downtrend from the 19207 all-time high to the 10723 low made earlier this year. During this four-year trend, gold has had a series of consolidations, in the form of triangle formations, followed by downside... more

Q3 Winners and Losers, and a Look Ahead to Q4

Oct 01, 2015

Third quarter of 2015 is now in the books, and the results were not pretty for commodity bulls. Overall, a composite of over thirty futures-market-traded commodities moved lower, making the last three months the worst of the year for raw material... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Technology

Sep 28, 2015

This Dow Jones News newsletter highlights some of the top coverage from Dow Jones' newsrooms around the world. The newsletter's focus is Technology, and coverage highlights include:

Exclusive news: Apple speeds up electric-car effort, Cisco... more

Cable: A Long-Term Strategic View

Sep 11, 2015

When we step back for a moment to see what price action is telling us in the higher time frames, the fractal nature of markets is revealed and a much clearer picture can be garnered as to what may be driving movements at major levels in the... more

Natural Gas Still Coiling for a Breakout

Sep 11, 2015

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article about how natural gas was testing the low of a several-month balance of 2640 to 3013. Additionally, at that time natural gas had formed a relatively tight five-day balance of 2642 to 2735 at the bottom... more

Volatility Equals Opportunity

Sep 01, 2015

Volatility is an investor's nightmare, but at the same time, it is a seasoned trader's paradise. During the final weeks of August, markets are traditionally quiet. As the vacation season ends, traders and investors historically keep a low profile... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Aug 30, 2015

This Dow Jones News newsletter highlights some of the top coverage from Dow Jones' newsrooms around the world. The newsletter's focus is Resources, and coverage highlights include:

Exclusive news on on new EPA rules, Brazilian coffee crop... more

Natural Gas Testing the Balance Low

Aug 28, 2015

Since May 2015, October natural gas has been rotating within a 2640-to-3013 balance bracket. During that time, the market has traded up near the top and down near the bottom of the range several times. However over the past five days, the market... more

Natural Gas Coiling for a Breakout

Aug 07, 2015

Over the last few months, September natural gas has been trading within a relatively wide 2600-to-2988 range. However, since late June 2015, the ranges in which the market has been rotating have been contracting. During the past twenty-five... more

Lower Commodity Prices and a Stronger Dollar in the Months Ahead?

Aug 03, 2015

The US dollar is the pricing mechanism for almost all raw material prices around the globe. As the reserve currency of the world, the vast amount of liquid trading in commodity futures and forward markets is denominated in the US currency. While... more