Will Natural Gas Fall into the Abyss?

Nov 09, 2015

The price of active month NYMEX natural gas futures closed on September 30, 2015 at $2.524 per mmBtu. The fourth and first quarters are generally a positive seasonal period for the energy commodity that is very sensitive to heating demand. The... more

The Dollar and Metals

Nov 09, 2015

The Inverse Relationship Could Mean the Next Leg Down

The US dollar is the reserve currency of the world. As such, it is the pricing mechanism for most important raw material markets. When the value of the dollar against other... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Oct 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 PetroRabigh Tenders, Nord Stream 2 and... more

Crude Oil Testing an Important Reference

Oct 23, 2015

During the past two months, December crude oil has been contained within a 44.45 to 50.88 range. About two weeks ago, the market came within ten ticks of the 50.88 balance high, but failed to take it out. Since that day, the market has gone lower... more

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