Commodity Market Review: Environmental Concerns A Big Commodity Price Driver

Summary: Platinum (^JPLAT) sees a continued price increases of +17.20% over the past month. Sustainable energy production demands result in increased Uranium demand. Uranium rose by +9.23% over the month period from 6th Jan to 6th Source: Pexels Platinum (^JPLAT) sees a continued price increases of +17.20% over the past month 6th Jan to 6th […]

Commodities Market Review: Crude Oil Prices Surge 6.29% Amid Venezuela Sanctions

Summary: Nickel up 6.62% with global demand growing for Nickel especially in China the market outlook for nickel remains strong. Crude Oil is up 6.29% in 3 days amid worries that supply from Venezuela is only set to further fall. Gold (GDX) is up 4.27% in 3 days from 27th January to 30th Source: Flickr […]

Commodities Market Review: Precious Metal Demand Rises While Crude Oil Production Falls

Summary: Platinum (^JPLAT) saw an increase of +11.85% over the past month. Silver (SLV) continues to see a steady rise. Last week Crude Oil saw a rise of +4.28% over a seven-day time frame from the 14th January to the 21st The volatile oil production in Nigeria and Libya are one of the many situations […]

Commodities Market Review: Natural Gas Spikes 19.06% Amid Sudden Cold Snap

Summary: Over the past 14 days Natural Gas (CME_NG1) is up 19.08% (1st Jan to 15th Jan). Natural Gas has experienced an increased level of volatility of late. Over the same 14-day period live Cattle Futures (CME_LC1) are up 2.32%. With the start of January, we are seeing the new wave of summer cattle however, […]

Commodities Market Review: Oil Prices Continue to Fluctuate Amid OPEC Supply Cuts

Summary: Over the three day trading period from January 06 to January 10 crude oil future settlements (CME_CL1) saw returns of 9.65%. Palladium (PALL) has risen +9.33% over the past 14 days in good agreement to the bullish I Know First forecast. On January 6th I Know First algorithm issued bullish predictions for commodities for a 3-Day […]

Commodities Market Review: Crude Oil Drops 19.16% Precious Metals Outlook Is Positive

Summary: Over the past three months The Philadelphia Gold and Silver Index (Ticker:XAU) have seen a positive increase of 7.13%. Coffee Futures (Ticker: ICE_KC1) saw a positive increase of 2.51% over the three-day period last week. Crude Oil (Ticker: CME_CL1) hit its lowest price for 2018 on Christmas day at $42.53 this is in line […]

Commodities Market Review: Platinum Jumps 35.05% and Natural Gas Continues to Rise

Summary: Platinum (^JPLAT) rose by 35.50% over the past three months. Natural Gas (CME_NG1) rose by a whopping 49.04% over the past three months. As weather-related natural gas demand increased, relatively low levels of natural gas in storage likely contributed to price increases. Source: Wikimedia In this week’s forecast Platinum (^JPLAT) rose by 35.50% over […]

Commodities Market Review: Natural Gas Rises by 31.97% Over the Past Fortnight

Commodities Market Review: Natural Gas Rises by 31.97% Over the Past Fortnight Summary: Natural Gas Rises by 31.97% Over the Past Fortnight Gas Production struggles to keep up with demands Precious Metals: Palladium sees a 7.71% increase Past Forecast Success with I Know First Natural Gas Rises by 31.97% Over the Past Fortnight Source: Flicker […]

Commodities Market Review: Natural Gas and Coffee See Biggest Gains Of 13.11%

Commodities Market Review: Natural Gas and Coffee See Biggest Gains Of 13.11% Summary: Natural Gas Price Spike Amid Low Early Season Supply Lowest Gas Reserves in over 15 Years World Coffee Exports led by a 3.1% increase Past I Know First Algorithm Gas and Coffee Forecasts Natural Gas Price Spike Amid Low Early Season Supply […]

Commodities Market Review: Sugars Rally Doesn’t seem Sustainable

Commodities Market Review: Sugars Rally Doesn’t seem Sustainable Best Weekly Gains since 2008 In late September Sugar prices were as low as $10, however currently the price has increased to $13.75. This sudden increase is mostly due to a strong currency in the top sugar producer, Brazil. While sugar might have had a good month, […]

Commodities Market Review: Sugar’s Bottom-up after Global Glut

Sugar Slumped to a Decade Low due to Supply Surplus The Sugar Price Index averaged 157.3 points in August, 5.4% lower than the July average. On August 22, raw sugar prices in New York sank to 9.91 US cents, the lowest level in a decade because of a severe global supply glut, great fund short […]

Commodities Market Review: Labor Day Brought Gasoline Price to this Summer’s High

Precious Metals Trembled by Strong USD During the past few months, precious metals were severely hammered by a surging USD on the foreign exchange market. Steep losses occurred to all of gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Gold sank to a 1.5-year low, silver a more than 2.5-year low, platinum a 14-year low and palladium a […]

Commodities Market Review: Gold’s Turnaround on Powell’s Dovish Tone

Biggest Winner in Commodities Sector With a total gain of 48% cocoa is this year’s best-performing commodity, taking advantage of a drop of over 40% by the end of 2017 from the level in late 2015. Last Wednesday, the cocoa futures on ICE has climbed to an 18-month high of $2,836 per metric ton. The […]

Commodities Market Review: Chinese Steel Soared on Restricted Output

Chinese Rebar Reached a 7-Year High After the Trump administration announced the plan of slapping 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, most of the Chinese commodities were depressed, including metals guided by copper, chemicals and crude oil. However, the steel market stayed robust, mainly supported by the Chinese anti-pollution […]

Gold and Commodities Market Review: Turkey Pushed Gold to Cheapest in 17 Months

Turkey Pushed Gold to Cheapest in 17 Months Natural Gas Buoyed by Storage Deficit As it is entering the injection season, natural gas price experienced a rebound last week. The CME natural gas futures settle price surged last week to hit the highest of $2.96 since June 28. Support comes from weather concerns, rising demand […]

Commodities Market Review: Big 1-Week Gain of Grain Contracts from Ukraine’s Export Limitation

Commodities Market Review During the past week, grain became the biggest winner once again. Last Thursday, wheat price rallied to a three-year high of $5.93 per bushel. Later on Friday, wheat price further hold the highest level and hence achieved a weekly gain of about 7%. Grain market in general got firmed amid worries about […]

Commodities Market Review: A “New Phase” of EU Relations Prompted a Grains Revival

Commodities market review Grain market experienced a volatile week from July 23 to July 27 due to some heavy-handed external influences. Three of the main grain products, wheat, soybean and corn all greatly rallied over the week, caused by a combining effect of global weather concerns and the announcement of $12 billion aid to American […]

Gold and Commodities Market Review: Strong USD Led to the Failure of Gold’s Rebound

Gold and Commodities Market Review (Source: Commodity Trade Mantra) Sound US Economy Contained Precious Metal Price Gold market experienced another wave of selling pressure in the past week, mainly because of the bullish US economic outlook and stronger USD. Gold price dropped below $1230 per ounce last Tuesday immediately after the comments from Federal Reserve […]

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