Short-term

Is it time for the long-term bullish trend in stocks to start bleeding into the gold market?
Miners’ strikes in South Africa have contributed to a significant rise in the platinum price, so much so that it is now trading at a premium of $50 to gold. Gold itself has been range-bound last week between $1,680-$1,660.
Since March 2009, we have seen global equity markets rise nearly 60% and commodity prices increase in similar proportions...
Using options spreads to avoid getting bitten in the whipsaw markets typical in the dog days of summer