Commentary

The Energy Bull Continues To Push Prices Higher

Jul 26, 2021

Commodity prices have been trending higher since reaching lows in March and April 2020. Over the first six months of 2021, a composite of the asset class was up over 20%. In May, lumber, copper, and palladium prices reached all-time highs. While... more

Judd Hirschberg Reviews Equity Indices, Sectors, FX and Commodities with CQG IC

Jul 22, 2021

Judd Hirschberg, President of WhiteWave Trading Strategies and the Financial Repression Authority, uses CQG IC to review equity indices, sectors, FX and commodities.

Presented by Financial Repression Authority.

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Notes From Underground: Are You Ready When Delta Is?

Jul 20, 2021

I’ve been away minding my two Floridian grandsons (exhausting yet delightful). I did, however, have time to catch up on some reading, particularly W.E.B. Du Bois’s “Suppression of the African Slave Trade,” as recommended by Chris Whalen. Du Bois... more

Market Summary: July 18, 2021

Jul 19, 2021

Petroleum prices dropped for a second consecutive week and second in eight, falling by the largest amount since the week of March 26th. Prices did recover slightly on Friday. The resurgence of the COVID-19 virus with the emerging Delta variant,... more

The Roundtable Insight – Gerard Minack and Yra Harris on the Global Economy and Financial Markets

Jul 15, 2021

Gerard Minack, Founder of Minack Advisors, and Yra Harris on the Global Economy and Financial Markets. 

Presented by Financial Repression Authority.

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The Roundtable Insight – Peter Boockvar and Yra Harris on the Financial Markets

Jul 15, 2021

Peter Boockvar, Chief Investment Officer at Bleakley Advisory Group and Editor of The Boock Report, and Yra Harris discuss the latest news regarding financial markets. 

Presented by Financial Repression Authority.

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Petroleum Market Summary: July 11, 2021

Jul 12, 2021

Petroleum prices eased for the first week in seven after briefly touching six-year highs as support derived from strong fundamental circumstances of rising demand and falling inventories was countered by a continuing rift between Saudi Arabia and... more

Notes From Underground: A Question to Ponder

Jul 06, 2021

Do China and Russia have state authorities investing in the markets?

If the answer is yes then global investors have many issues to consider. The use of massive amounts of leverage (perfectly legal) utilized by Sovereign Wealth Funds and... more

Market Summary: The Fourth of July 2021

Jul 06, 2021

Petroleum prices continued to increase as Crude rose for a sixth consecutive week, the longest such streak since December. A dispute within OPEC has extended their scheduled meeting into this week, tempering gains on Friday. All other key market... more

Q2 2021 is in the Books - Commodities Continue to Post Gains

Jul 04, 2021

The raw material markets asset class moved higher in the second quarter of 2021 after posting gains in Q1. The commodity asset class consisting of 29 of the primary commodities that trade on US and UK exchanges moved 10.76% higher in Q2 than the... more