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Euro Rally Gives Commodity Bulls A Glimmer Of Hope…

December 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Euro Rally Gives Commodity Bulls A Glimmer Of Hope…

Will Euro Rally Save Precious Metals? Without question, last week held some important market moving news… Here’s a quick recap: Friday’s US job report revealed another month of strong gains. Employers added 211,000 new jobs in November, which kept the unemployment rate steady at 5%.  With this report in mind, it’s a near certainty the […]

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US Dollar ETF Is Surging Higher

March 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
US Dollar ETF Is Surging Higher

Back in October, I pointed out that the US Dollar was going through its fourth long-term trend change in the last 20 years. At the time I said, “The most popular US ETF to play a bullish uptrend in the US Dollar is the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund $UUP. This ETF has about $713 […]

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What Influences Commodity Prices?

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
What Influences Commodity Prices?

What Really Influences Commodity Prices? Due to an abundance of new readers at Commodity Trading Research, we’re taking a step back to cover the basics of commodities. If you missed the last article on commodity basics, you can find it here. Let’s continue on that line of thought today with a discussion on what influences […]

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How Far Will The US Dollar Rally Run?

October 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
How Far Will The US Dollar Rally Run?

Over the last month, the US Dollar has taken center stage in the global financial markets. And for good reason… As you can see, the greenback has gone parabolic… This is a major change for the US Dollar.  It had been a relatively stable pattern over the last two years.  The US Dollar hugged or […]

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Are Commodities Ready To Plummet?

June 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Are Commodities Ready To Plummet?

No doubt about it, last month was rough for commodities.  Lean hogs, cattle, and natural gas were the only hard assets eeking out gains in May. The others?  Well, they weren’t so lucky. Take a look… As you can see, commodities encountered hefty losses over the past few weeks.  Gold and silver fell 6% and […]

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An Epic Battle Is Brewing Over The Yuan

October 5, 2011 | By | Reply More
An Epic Battle Is Brewing Over The Yuan

For some time now, China’s been working to turn their currency, the Yuan, into a global reserve currency.  Their reasoning is fairly straightforward… they’d like to stop using the US Dollar for global transactions. China’s already taking steps to achieve their lofty goal.  The most important step they’ve taken is “un-pegging” the Yuan from the […]

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A US Dollar Rally Against All Odds…

September 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
A US Dollar Rally Against All Odds…

It’s no secret the USD is screaming higher.  In just over three weeks, we’ve seen the US Dollar Index climb from just around 74.00, to 78.50. And that’s after it has spent most of the year trading between 73.00 and 76.00. But you’ve got to be wondering… is this rally for real? I’m going to […]

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Safe Haven Currencies Are On Fire!

July 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
Safe Haven Currencies Are On Fire!

It’s no secret we’re in the midst of a global debt crisis.  And it’s ugly… brutally ugly. In my entire life, I’ve never seen more partisan politics for the sake of partisan politics.  It’s a sad commentary on the political system we have.  But we asked for it, didn’t we?  Didn’t we elect these leaders […]

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US Dollar Will Head Higher As QE2 Ends… How Will It Affect Your Portfolio?

June 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
US Dollar Will Head Higher As QE2 Ends… How Will It Affect Your Portfolio?

It sounds like a crazy thing to say… but can it happen?  Can a strong US Dollar damage your portfolio? I think it’s important you’re aware of the US Dollar connection to your portfolio.  And I’ll show you how to protect your capital.  I’ll get to that in a minute, but first here’s what’s going […]

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US Dollar Buying Power: The US Dollar Appreciates In Various Countries During 2011

May 11, 2011 | By | Reply More
US Dollar Buying Power:  The US Dollar Appreciates In Various Countries During 2011

I always shop for a value wherever I go.  It doesn’t matter if I’m buying food, a car, clothing, or a TV.  I love deals.  I always want a better price… I’m not talking about being cheap.  There’s a difference.  My wife would be happy to tell you all about how I can spend with […]

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