In recent years gold has changed from a range-bound, listless market to one of the hottest in the commodity sector. Traditionally, markets such as palladium, the Japanese yen and coffee are
Take a growing world economy, supply-side problems and under priced commodities, put them together and you end up with metals, precious and base, hitting their highest prices in years. Silver, which
Traders trade price and keep score by the bottom line. Account equity is their measure of success. Still, there is much more to be learned from the equity curve. As the well known trader Larry
You often hear or read about the term “rotation” when different market sectors take turns exhibiting relative strength. In a bullish situation, this tends to occur when one major group runs up to a
In mid 2006 there was a puzzling tailspin in a slew of disparate financial markets. Various pundits ascribe the drops to inconsistent communication from the Federal Reserve, economic confusion and/or
After years of languishing under $400 per ounce, gold made an impressive run in the second half of 2004 taking out the $400 mark and not looking back. Gold, basis the February 2006 contract, spent a
As commodities continue to overwhelm financial assets, more attention is being paid to the relationship between prices of fuel and metals, specifically oil and gold. Crude oil is rallying on generous
Probably not much to your surprise, the energy sector seems to receive the most fanfare when it comes to hot markets for 2006. Forecasts for crude to reach $67 per barrel by March are easy to find
As the media would have you believe it, gold is on an unstoppable downward spiral and no one is ever going to buy gold again. That's utter nonsense
If anyone thought that Friday's heart-stopping $100+ free-fall in gold was, well,... heart-stopping, they had better be thankful that they were asleep overnight, as the yellow metal fell some $130 and touched the $1,531