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The 2012 drought sent grain prices to dizzying heights. Soybeans reached almost $18 while corn traded to highs of almost $8.50 and wheat moved above $9.45 per bushel. Since then, grain prices entered a prolonged bear market. These essential... more

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This article examines how technical analysis can aid in trading around news events. One of the biggest misconceptions is that technical analysis is a “standalone” method and therefore, incompatible with fundamental analysis. How do I combine... more

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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:

Market-moving news: TransCanada in takeover with talks with... more
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First quarter of 2016 is now in the books. It was a quarter of fear, of uncertainty, of losses, and redemption. Overall, a composite of the twenty-nine major commodities traded on futures markets moved only 1.63% higher. When I include iron ore,... more

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​As it is now the beginning of March, the spring season is fast approaching. Across the fertile farmlands of the United States, farmers are preparing to seed their acreage for the 2016 crop year. In the world of agricultural commodities, each... more

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The final quarter of 2015 is now in the books and for the most part, it was more of the same for commodity prices. Overall, a composite of over thirty commodities moved lower once again in a continuation of the secular bear market for commodity... more

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After supporting auto trading for one year now, it seems to be that understanding the difference between backtesting and real-time trading might be the biggest struggle. If your backtesting results do not match your real trading results, using... more

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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: TransCanada looks to suspend its Keystone XL... more
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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

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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