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US Dollar Index … Expect Volatility

Commodities, priced in US Dollars, have been rising over recent days. We seldom comment on the US Dollar Index (symbol: DX), however we do track the index closely to understand the potential influence on US Dollar denominated commodity prices. The US Dollar

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US Natural Gas … New Production Continues to Offset Legacy Production – #NaturalGas #CrudeOil

Seven key tight oil and shale gas regions accounted for 92% of domestic oil production growth and 100% of domestic natural gas production growth during the 2011-2014 period. Those key seven regions are shown in the below map. Both natural

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Silver Fundamentals and US Bank Holdings

The Trend Beacon’s 28Sep15 edition examined the global Silver market relative to the precious metals holding of insured US Banks as reported in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC’s) 1Q2015 Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activities.

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Chinese Equity Market … The Trend Beacon Got It Right!

The Trend Beacon described the Chinese equity market as “overheated” in its featured article from the 23May15 edition, three weeks prior to the 15Jun15 top. Here’s a reprint of the article: Featured Article: Chinese Equity Market … Overheated May 23,

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US Gasoline Season … Quiet and On Schedule

The US Gasoline season typically runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, normally representing the season of highest demand. It’s also the window when supply/demand pressures can assert substantial impact on price. With that said, it’s been a relatively quiet,

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