Q2 Winners and Losers and a Look ahead to Q3

Jul 06, 2015

The rally in the US dollar that commenced in May 2014 saw a period of correction and consolidation during the second quarter of 2015. The world's reserve currency has an inverse relationship with commodity prices. In this piece, I describe how... more

Possible Downside Breakout Failure in Crude Oil

Jun 26, 2015

For the last two weeks, August crude oil found a relatively tight, 5919-to-6163 rotational trading range. During that time, the market tested the range's extremes several times on each end. However, on Friday, June 26, 2015, crude oil gapped open... more

Crude Oil Coiling for a Breakout

Jun 12, 2015

In the summer of 2014, Crude began a seven-month, over $50 decline to about $42. However over the past four months, it has slowly traded back above $60, settling near that price on Friday, June 12, 2015. During the last six weeks, crude oil found... more

A Significant Move May Be Ahead in the RBOB Crack Spread

Jun 05, 2015

Over the past ten weeks, the spot RBOB crack spread has come into balance, having a similar weekly range over that span. The 2217-to-2769 balance bracket is in a relatively tight range for a ten-week period in the volatile spread. Additionally,... more

Dow Jones News Highlight: Resources

Jun 02, 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 India's sugar tax, Goldman Sachs coal... more

Avian Flu May Lead to Higher Lean Hog Prices

Jun 01, 2015

It is now grilling season in the United States, which commences each year during the Memorial Day holiday weekend and runs through Labor Day. As Americans spend the next few months enjoying warm temperatures and slapping animal protein on their... more

August Gold Four-Day Balance

May 29, 2015

Over the past three months, August gold has been rotating within a balance range of 11700 to 12250. During that time, the market has made several extreme moves in both directions, however, a broader view of the market shows it is range bound and... more

Natural Gas Rally Leaving Important Downside References

May 08, 2015

From the middle of March until the end of April, June natural gas held a steady decline from about 290.0 down to below 250.0. However, over the last ten days, much of that decline has been retraced. Most of the retracement occurred on Thursday,... more

Crude Oil

May 08, 2015

Will the Recovery Hold?

In June 2014, active month NYMEX crude oil was trading north of $107 per barrel. The price moved to lows of $42.03 by the middle of March 2015 - a decline of around 61%. The move lower began as a response to... more

Dow Jones News Highlight: Central Banks

Apr 24, 2015

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

Exclusive news on the foreign-exchange market,... more