Sun Should Shine on Silver Soon

Silver has a dual personality. Like gold, it is a precious metal and, because it is cheaper than gold and accessible to many more investors, nearly always outperforms its richer cousin in gold bull markets…. Read More

Managed Futures 101 (Part A)

Managed futures are one of the fastest-growing asset classes. Money under management by the Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) who direct the trading for this asset class has increased nearly 60% in the past 7 years…. Read More

Beaten-Down Cocoa Signals Potential Bottom

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While some may not be susceptible to its seductive charms, global demand for chocolate and its raw material, cocoa, has exploded. Western consumers eat 286 chocolate bars per person, per year…. Read More

Is It Time to Fade The Trump Bump?

The market is telling us it may be. A close below 2287 in the E-Mini S&P 500 futures today would be the second consecutive close beneath a previous day’s low, generating a sell signal in… Read More

What’s Next for Post-Election Markets?

The financial media is full of prognostications about what the Trump presidency will mean for markets. Bonds swooned and stocks soared after the election with both markets pricing in the near certainty of fiscal stimulus… Read More