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Some Industrial Metals Stabilizing. $

According to the latest GSCI indexes from S&P, there is some stabilization occurring in primary industrial metals in December. That could be because of some early order activity building for…

China Steel Dumping Roiling US and EU. $

China Steel Dumping Roiling US and EU.   $

  We and others have been writing about the China steel surplus problem for several quarters now. It’s no secret that China has such overproduction in the steel complex that…

Turning to Industrial Metals for Clues. $

Turning to Industrial Metals for Clues.   $

We can often look to the commodities complex to try and get an idea of what is moving (and what isn’t) in the broader economy.  Even in a situation where…

A Couple of Notes on Commodities $

There are many parts of the economy that signal and demand for commodities is one of them. There have been some interesting developments in the metals markets of late.  …

Not a Pretty Copper Chart.

Not a Pretty Copper Chart.

We have to give the guys at ZeroHedge credit for alerting us to this. Look at the copper chart.  This is the last three years of copper – and it…

The Long and Short on Commodities.

The Long and Short on Commodities.

We are pulling the copper chart from the Nasdaq just to prove a quick point.  Be careful when hearing people talk about a rally in commodities the last two or…

Industrial Metals All Down. $

If you pay attention to the market, you already have an understanding of what has been happening in the commodities complex.  The entire complex has gotten decimated over the past…

A Couple of Big Charts. $

A Couple of Big Charts.  $

There are a couple of big charts that you probably need to just be updated on. The first is not surprisingly the oil chart. Today, we saw WTI break below…

Industrial Metals Performing Better.

Industrial Metals Performing Better.

When we look at the industrial metals complex, we can see some stronger performance in some of the metals. The entire industrial metals group is up 7.9% in the past…

What the Transports are Telling Us about the Economy.

It’s a theme we continue to write about. Transportation continues to be one of the key barometers of economic activity. When the transportation sector is moving, America is moving (to…

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