Basic Materials

The fact that the metal is $75 off recent highs with the GLD ETF still seeing net inflows is confusing.
Any hint of a currency war could be helpful to underpinning gold.
Results on conference picks are split as hedge fund industry contends with criticism.
In a country were households store U.S. dollars in shoeboxes, Maglan Capital sees opportunity.
If prices stabilize in the $43 to $42 area, try entering the long side with a sell stop below $39.
The months-long rally for the biggest U.S. steelmakers comes to an abrupt halt as analysts predict a decline in global metal prices.
Stalking Mallinckrodt for a short and Alcoa for a buy as well. 
Themes such as precious metals are the best place for trading but even then, it can shift fast.
The response to Freeport-McMoRan's run has taken me by surprise.
We also take a look at dollar futures, oil and gold. 

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