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Brent Crude Futures Touches near 3 Year High

By | April 30, 2018

With less than two weeks remaining for the White House to conclude their review of sanctions on Iran, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated there is “new and conclusive” proof that Iran has been masking nuclear weapons activity. Read More

Metals & Agriculture Futures Roll Date Alert

By | April 26, 2018

The first notice for Grains & Metals May contracts falls on Monday, April 30th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract on April 27th, before the open. Read More

Use Keltner Channels to Identify Trend Direction

By | April 25, 2018

First introduced by Chester Keltner in his 1960’s book “How to Make Money in Commodities”, Keltner Channels have become a popular trading indicator and a pillar in the art of technical analysis. Read More

Important Contract Info – Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures

By | April 24, 2018

Thursday, April 26th marks the last trade date for the May 2018 Natural Gas Futures contract. Traders can roll to the June 2018 contract on Tuesday, April 24th. Read More

Crude Oil Matches 2015 High

By | April 18, 2018

Crude Oil futures extended its gains on Wednesday trading at roughly $68/barrel, a high not seen since October 2015. The rally came on news that major oil supplier, Saudi Arabia, is targeting futures prices of $80/barrel. Simultaneously, government data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported U.S. stockpiles fell last week by 1.1 million barrels. Last week’s decline in supply caught many analysts off guard who were expecting an increase of 600K barrels. Read More

Bullish GBPUSD Reaches Pre-Brexit Highs

By | April 17, 2018

During intraday trading on Tuesday, the British Pound inched its way to its highest level against the dollar since Brexit. The nearly two year slump started on June 24th, 2016 when the sterling saw the largest single day drop of any major currency in history as Britain voted to officially leave the EU. Read More

Palladium Futures Surge 8% on Russia Sanctions

By | April 13, 2018

Palladium futures are on track to close out the week up nearly 80 points as supply concerns over a fresh round of US imposed sanctions on Russia, the world’s top palladium producing country, pull the commodity into bearish territory. Read More

Oil Spikes 5% as Geopolitical Concerns Heat Up

By | April 10, 2018

Crude Oil futures climbed in back to back trading sessions as tensions over a potential trade war temporarily ease while geopolitical concerns surrounding Syria take the reins.Read More

Futures Fall On Resurgence of a Potential Trade War

By | April 6, 2018

Equity Index Futures tumbled during the overnight session as the potential for a trade war reemerge. Following China’s tit-for-tat retaliation to Washington’s initial threat of $50 billion in tariffs, President Donald Trump doubled down with a move to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs.Read More

ADP – U.S. Adds 241K Jobs in March

By | April 5, 2018

The U.S. employment market remains strong as it heads for its 3rd consecutive month of gains.

After February’s solid showing of 313K new job additions, economists suggested the market could be hard pressed for a strong March to follow suit. However, according to payroll processor, ADP, March produced a total of 241K private sector jobs, beating expectations of 205K – 210K.Read More