Are We Heading for a Recession? Let's Check Out Oil and Copper for Clues

The two commodities are in downtrends, which when combined with an economic expansion that is long in the tooth could indicate a recession is on the horizon.

Speculators Could Be 'Too Short' Natural Gas Futures: Reversal on the Way?

Prices are approaching multi-year lows at a time in which the number of bearish market participants is at a multi-year high.

The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword, With the Fed It Just Happens to Be True

Fed speakers are using this opportune time to posit their views.

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.