Commodities Archive

Market Internals: A Look Beneath The Surface

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The Chinese Slowdown

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Top Gun FP Client Note: Commodity Crack-Up May Signal Start Of Larger Correction

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Top Gun FP Client Note: The Limits Of A Commodity Led Stock Market

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An Emerging Bubble In Farm Land

March 4, 2011  ·  Category: Commodities, Inflation
It's getting scary. - Mike Green, Real Estate Auctioneer who auctions farms in Iowa Source: "In Price of Farmland, Echoes Of Another Boom", The New York Times, March 4, B1. Prediction: Crop prices will fall and interest rates ...
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Top Gun FP Client Note: Why Simmering Inflation Is Poised To Knock This Market Down

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Independent: Middle East In Talks With China, Russia To End Dollar Dealing For Oil

October 6, 2009  ·  Category: Commodities, Currencies, Foreign Exchange, Market Commentary
In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs are planning – along with China, Russia, Japan and France – to end dollar dealings for oil, moving instead to a basket ...
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Is The Commodity Rally A Head Fake?

June 11, 2009  ·  Category: China, Commodities, Market Commentary
China’s strategic stockpiling and replacement of lower-quality domestic production with higher-quality imports have supported the recent rally in prices for many base metals, but we will not see a sustainable turnaround in demand until the ...
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NYT: China Grows More Picky About Debt

May 21, 2009  ·  Category: China, Commodities, Geopolitics, Gold, Macro Economics
China bought less than a sixth of the Treasuries issued in the 12 months through March.  Less than two years ago, by contrast, Chinese purchases of Treasuries, which included purchases in the secondary market as ...
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Dollar Selloff Is Risk To Stock Market

The dollar continues to tank and commodities continue to rally in the wake of yesteday's Fed announcement: The euro is up another 2 cents versus the dollar to $1.37 - after rallying 4 cents yesterday after ...
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