Speculators are crowding into the grain trade -- try taking the other side of the bet.
The downside price target for Nymex WTI futures is $75 a barrel.
The yellow metal wilted in the wake of downbeat FOMC results and weak china manufacturing data.
Recent price action suggests that the worst of the E.U. debt crisis is behind us.
For the sector’s supply-and-demand picture to turn positive, the major economies of the world will have to perk up.
Results of this weekend's elections could determine whether gold is a risk asset or a safe haven.
Commercial end-users should consider locking in low prices.
Indications of further monetary stimulus from the Fed and ECB would move these beleaguered markets.
The generally downtrending commodity futures markets have seen the speculative trading interest dry up.
They would produce some more important longer-term chart damage by pushing prices below $1,500.

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