Beware the Bond Shock on Strong Nonfarm Payrolls

The Fed can't justify a rate cut soon on the strong jobs growth data. Expect bond selling and a follow-on hit to equities.

Trump Creates Wild Card for OPEC

Petroleum producing nations know supply, but can't figure out demand as U.S. shale, the China trade war and international dealing by Saudi Arabia and Russia come into play.

Gold Is Showing That It Can Still Pack a Punch

The yellow metal is a beneficiary of the combination of 'rate cut mania' as well as global uncertainty,

How to Play Gold With G-20 Looming

In a more complex trade I would want to be long some sort of ratio risk reversal.

Best Asset Class to Own Into the Second Half of 2019

Cash is king from a risk vs. reward perspective.

Commodities Are Intimidating: Here Are 2 Slower Ways to Play These Markets

Options enable traders to express their opinions in market pricing without the stress and risk of buying or selling futures contracts outright.

Stocks and Bonds Won't Be the Only Assets Reacting to the Fed: Watch Commodities

Commodity prices are highly influenced by action in the currency markets which will undoubtedly have something to say about the Federal Reserve meeting.

Oil Prices Spiking on Potential Terror Attacks Is Never Positive for Equities

Product demand remains tepid at best and OPEC has downgraded its oil demand growth for 2019.

The Energy Markets Lack Energy but That Could Be Changing

Natural gas, specifically, has been a trader's market, not a place for long-term investments.

Is Gold Ready for an Upside Move? No, It's Not a Mirage

The charts suggest we could see a good trading move for the precious metal.