Ben Cross is a 30-year financial industry veteran and, most notably, helped to build the commodities group at Morgan Stanley during his 20 years with the firm.Expand

As Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, Cross led both commodity hedge fund sales as well as the firm's global metals business. Previously, he had been in financial services in various trading roles since 1983. He is a graduate of Cornell University.Collapse

Meanwhile, warmer weather in Northeast and Midwest isn't helping natural gas prices.
Reports of OPEC compliance on production cuts aren't doing much for oil price.
Political risk both domestically and abroad is a contributing factor.
Base metals are giving back some of their early week gains, as oil prices rise to nearly $54.
Gold is benefiting from uncertainty about Trump's economic policies.
Base metals are lower with copper trading down to its 50-day moving average in London.
Silver surged above $17 an ounce, and palladium looks set to hit $800 an ounce.
President-elect Trump is more comfortable with risk than any bank executive.
The EIA revised up its U.S. forecasts to 9mm barrels per day, and the Saudis announced cutbacks on sales to Asia.

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