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Natural Gas Continues To Dig A Deeper Bottom
Ample supplies and a mild winter have caused natural gas futures to drip down into multi-decade low support levels. The market has reached the sub-$2 level a handful of times in the last 20 years, which proved to be a value zone many times.
Crude Oil Is Figuring Out The Risk Premium
The excitement in the oil markets has subsided somewhat after the strike on the Iranian General, but the fear of what is coming next still lurks.
Natural Gas Crossing Fingers For A Rally
Natural gas futures are burdened by ample supplies and rallies will likely be shallow in the forseeable future.
Timing For Gold To Resume Uptrend
Gold is in a long-term uptrend and in the process of pulling back. There are some good setups to reenter this market on the long side. The market has bounced, but the it might need to go down one more level to find the best entry.
Natural Gas Still Under The Weather
The natural gas market is still struggling with ample supplies and facing many headwinds in the next few months. An extreme winter looks to be about the only thing that might reverse the trend. I continue to recommend selling rallies.
Crude Oil Removed All Gains From Saudi Attack
Crude oil couldn't hold any of the gains after the attack in Saudi Arabia and it looks like the fundamentals are pointing to even lower prices ahead.
Gold Has Some Challenges To Overcome
Gold has been an impressive market this year, but there are signs a deeper correction could be looming.
Lean Hogs Could Be Starting A Trend Higher
Lean hog futures may have factored in the negative news and the upside potential could be attractive if China continues to purchase pork from the US.
Look At Silver/Gold Spread If You Expect Gold To Reach Record Highs
The Silver/Gold futures spread outperformed gold futures during the 1980 and 2011 record high runs. The ratio between the two precious metals is at extreme levels and could create a buying opportunity for the spread if you expect gold to run again.
HH Agriculture Commodities Outlook - Improving Risk To Reward
Many of these commodities could have a brighter future going forward at the relatively low prices. Adverse weather and favorable trade negotiations with China open the opportunity for the markets to reverse from bearish to bullish.
Trump Has Upper Hand In China Trade Deal And Markets Will Find Direction
The markets have become very flighty in recent weeks on China Trade War concerns, but things should quiet down as investors realize the US has much more to gain than lose in a trade deal.
It Might Be A Long Wait Before Natural Gas Bottoms
Natural gas prices have fallen most of the year as production escalates and demand hasn't kept pace. This looks to continue until prices get below $2 or the weather creates more demand.
Will Copper Prices Live Up To Expectations With Supply Gap?
Copper prices have been weak due to China trade and economic issues, but demand could outpace supply in the years ahead. This could lead to higher prices, but it might not be an easy road.
EC Are Commodity Prices Indicating A Recession?
Commodity prices typically move higher during an economic expansion and then start to decline just prior to a recession. That pattern hasn't been followed during this economic recovery; the picture is distorted.
Live Cattle Futures Trying To Make Sense Of The Tyson Fire
Live cattle futures had limit-down moves on Monday and Tuesday, losing about 7 percent of its value in that rapid decline. The news that rocked the market was a severely damaging fire at a Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Kansas.
Crude Oil Prices Facing A Negative Tide
Crude oil supplies continue to build and demand doesn't look to keep pace due to the slowing global economy. Rallies might not last too long and watch the major support levels.
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