Basic Materials

When traders buy even on "up days" we get an important tell.
But is the base big enough to signal a lasting turnaround?
But base metals are doing well in today's risk-on rally.
Prices finally broke out of an 8-month triangle this month.
A close above $12 opens up $20 as our upside price target.
Buying the open and selling the close has been profitable eight consecutive times.
Investors in lumber and wood products companies should brace for prices to be felled.
Lack of an oil output freeze vs. petroleum inventory reductions are making oil prices volatile.
Base metals are trading in a narrow range as investors eye Chinese production.
As the Fed is the monetary policymaker of the globe, this slowdown may pause Fed action.

Columnist Conversations

One of the fundamental concepts of market characteristics is they generally don't go straight up or straight d...
With less than an hour left in the session COP is trading below its January low. This key support area($47.20)...
tremendous flow here today and a big reversal candle. BOUGHT LB MAY 50 CALL AT 3.80 Poor reaction pos...
We have a nice gainer here, let's unload it SOLD OLED MAR 75 CALL AT 6.40 (in at 2.70)


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