Commentary

Crude oil is the most watched commodity that trades on futures exchanges. The Brent crude oil futures contract, a pricing benchmark for two-thirds of the world’s petroleum trades on the… more

The dollar index moved higher by 5.05% in the second quarter of 2018, but commodities prices managed to post gains with four of the six major sectors moving to the upside.

Out of the 29… more

The best opportunities in commodities markets often occur when they are at the top or bottom of their cycles when it comes to supply and demand. Soft commodities can be one of the most volatile at… more

It is always hard to buy a market at or close to its highs, but when it comes to crude oil these days, there are lots of signs that the rally that commenced in February 2016 at $26.05 per barrel… more

The dollar index moved lower by 2.19% in the first quarter of 2018, and commodities prices edged lower with three of the six major sectors posting gains. Out of the 29 commodities that I follow,… more

Markets became highly volatile during February. A decline in the bond market and rising rates weighed on stocks. At the same time, the dollar index fell to the lowest level since 2014. Rising US… more

It has been a bullish start to 2018 in the precious metals sector. Palladium began the year with a new record high, and the prices of gold, silver, and platinum have all appreciated after having… more

The dollar index moved lower by 1.14% in the fourth quarter of 2017, and commodities prices moved higher with five of the six major sectors posting gains. Out of the 29 commodities that I follow,… more

The year 2017 has been an up and down year for commodities, but when the dust settles the asset class will post an overall gain on the year. Even though inflation remains below the 2% target set… more

Crude oil is the energy commodity that continues to power the world. While many new and exciting energy products will likely take away some of oil’s market share in the years to come, the fact is… more