Sugar prices are in a free fall now at prices we have not seen since July 2010. A major reason for last week’s drop was that it was reported the output nearly tripled in April at the main growing area of Brazil.
U.S. stocks rose, erasing earlier losses, after Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the central bank should continue its bond buying to boost growth that is slower than expected.
Headlines recently have been dominated by political scandal. Here's how these revelations play out in the markets.
In the Dow-to-gold ratio chart, we see an important breakout above the declining long-term resistance line. This has bearish implications for gold.