Monthly Archives: September 2012

Gold Prices Flirting With $1,800

The gold market continues to be strong in light of other commodity and financial markets trading erratically.  Gold prices have hovered just shy of $1,800 an ounce for the last couple weeks.  There was a brief dip below $1,700 last … Continue reading

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Managed Futures Returns This Year

There have been some wild swings in the markets this year and that can cause some difficulty for commodity trading advisors.  The Altegris 40 Index reported, as of August 2012,  the returns of the top 40 managed futures funds (rated … Continue reading

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Commodities Down on Spain

The commodity markets have been under pressure this week as many investors are wondering what is really the point of QE3 and Spain is back on the hot seat. Spain is at a crossroads right now as their prime minister … Continue reading

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Base Metals Indicate No Slowdown

Industrial metals typically start to fall in price before evidence is seen of an economic slowdown.  It should be no surprise that economic growth in the U.S. is anemic and Europe is a mess.  China is really where we need … Continue reading

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