Copper’s Technical Adventure

September 26, 2016

Copper has rallied from $2.08 to $2.20 over recent sessions. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I follow up on a trade recommendation I made on September 12 with new information on both profit and protection targets for a long position in copper, JJC or SCCO.

Article: Copper’s Technical Adventure

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities

Advertisements

Two Base Metals That Have Fundamentals Behind Them

September 26, 2016

All nonferrous metals traded on the LME are higher in 2016 but two have exploded due to supply-side fundamentals. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I examine all of the base metals with particular attention to the prospects for tin and zinc which are up over 30% and 40% respectively so far this year.

Article: Two Base Metals That Have Fundamentals Behind Them

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities

Three Reasons For A Low-Risk High-Reward Copper Trade

September 12, 2016

Copper has been building a base at thew $2.08 per pound level since late August. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha, I outline the three reasons for a correction to the upside in the red metal and suggest three potential vehicles to use to enter into a low risk and higher reward position.

Article: Three Reasons For A Low-Risk High-Reward Copper Trade

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities

Aluminum Oversupply-The Upside Is Limited For The Two Primary Base Metals

September 6, 2016

Aluminum has moved over 7% higher in 2016 as of the end of August, posting gains along with all of the metals traded on the LME except for copper. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I explain why the upside is limited for both aluminum and copper and why other nonferrous metals can continue to post gains.

Article: Aluminum Oversupply-The Upside Is Limited For The Two Primary Base Metals

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities

Doctor Copper Looks Sick

August 8, 2016

Markets have been highly volatile in 2016 and the continuation of accommodative central bank policies, whipsaw action in currencies and uncertainty have led many commodity prices to rally from multiyear lows. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha I look at copper which has been a laggard when it comes to precious, ferrous and even other nonferrous metals and explain why this red metal is caught in a funk.

Article: Doctor Copper Looks Sick

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities

Commodities- Winners and losers in Q2 2016 and looking ahead to Q3

July 5, 2016

Commodities had their best quarterly result in quite some time in Q2. In my latest article for the Commodity Strategist on CQG I review the action of the past three months and look forward to Q3 of 2016.

Article: Commodities- Winners and losers in Q2 2016 and looking ahead to Q3

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities

Base Metals- Second Quarter 2016 Review and Outlook for Q3

July 5, 2016

Base metals posted gains across the board in Q2 but copper was the laggard in the sector. In my quarterly report on the ferrous and nonferrous metals for Seeking Alpha I explain why this sector depends on economic activity in China and why copper is trailing the pack of base metals that trade on the London Metals Exchange.

Article: Base Metals- Second Quarter 2016 Review and Outlook for Q3

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities