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Gold down but not out as traders eye NFP

All the attention is going to be on the US jobs report.

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Commitment of traders report (COT):

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.

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January 30, 2023 02:45 AM
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Copper strength signaling stronger Yuan

The correlation coefficient between Copper and USD/CNH is -0.83. As long as this correlation is below -0.80, USD/CNH could be used as a proxy for copper.

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January 11, 2023 04:25 PM

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European Open: Silver’s rally has been strong, but a pullback could be due

Silver prices have rallied nearly 40% since the September low, yet key resistance looms around $25 and a multi-week bearish divergence is forming.

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January 4, 2023 06:05 AM

Recession trading management: a look at strategies and risk

Whenever rumours of a recession begin to swirl, traders start to think about how they can protect their positions. Find out how each market responds to a recession and how to manage your risk.

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December 15, 2022 11:45 AM
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OPEC+ preview: Will OPEC+ cut production again?

According to recent “sources”, OPEC+ is likely to leave production unchanged when it meets virtually on December 4th.

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November 30, 2022 04:05 PM
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Copper turns red as China concerns mount

The situation is escalating, and people don’t want to be caught offside with the weekend fast approaching.

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European Open: USD to regain strength after hawkish Fed comments?

The dollar caught a bid following hawkish comments from two Fed members late in the US session, which leaves the potential for a follow-through today.

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November 18, 2022 04:49 AM

Commodities slump as dollar rebounds

Chinese demand concerns on the rise amid Covid outbreak

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November 17, 2022 05:30 PM
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WTI falls as demand concerns intensify

Oil investors' focus is turning back to the demand side of things and in particular China...

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European Open: Gold hits 3-month high, UK data dump up next

Gold enjoyed its best day in 8-months following the US inflation report and shows the potential to extend it run.

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November 11, 2022 05:06 AM
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What are iron ore futures and how do you trade them?

Iron ore futures have experienced a rough 2022, falling amid declining demand from China. Find out everything you need to know about iron ore before you take a position.

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November 8, 2022 12:00 PM
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How to trade soybean prices online

Soybeans are one of the most-traded commodity markets after oil and natural gas. This makes soybean futures liquid but also volatile. Learn more about how to trade soybeans and what moves their price.

Gold nuggets

How to buy and sell gold stocks

Buying and selling gold stocks is a popular way of getting exposure to the price of gold without many of the costs and risks involved in holding bullion. Find out why gold stocks are popular recession plays, and the gold stocks to watch in 2022.

Gold nuggets

How to buy and sell gold stocks

Buying and selling gold stocks is a popular way of getting exposure to the price of gold without many of the costs and risks involved in holding bullion. Find out why gold stocks are popular recession plays, and the gold stocks to watch in 2022.

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Trading copper futures online: how to speculate on the price of copper

Copper has a huge range of applications across industries, which is why traders use it as a benchmark for economic health. Learn how to trade copper futures and copper mining stocks to take advantage of changes in the metal’s price.

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October 28, 2022 09:15 AM
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What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

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Gold eyes fresh breakdown as China fears add fuel to fire

It was always going to be an uphill struggle for the metal...

Gold trading

Gold eyes fresh breakdown as China fears add fuel to fire

It was always going to be an uphill struggle for the metal...

Gold nuggets

Gold still vulnerable as attention turns to US data

Outlook remains bearish after metal fell back below the low of 2021 around $1676.

Gold nuggets

Gold still vulnerable as attention turns to US data

Outlook remains bearish after metal fell back below the low of 2021 around $1676.

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Copper slumps as recession fears intensify

Bearish engulfing candle points to even weaker prices...

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October 6, 2022 06:25 PM
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Copper slumps as recession fears intensify

Bearish engulfing candle points to even weaker prices...

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October 6, 2022 06:25 PM