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Seasonality takes the price higher The injection season is ending The risk of a long position rises with the price of the energy commodity Natural gas is a volatile fuel in its physical form, and the price action in the futures market can be equally combustible at times. Periodic price explosions and impositions are the
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Oil ministers meet in early December Russia is an influential factor Saudi Arabia has a particular reason to increase production cuts Bullish and bearish factors continue to pull the price of crude oil in opposite directions these days. The crude oil market has changed dramatically over the past years. The United States has moved towards
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A rally coming into this week’s data release The market expected a 54 bcf injection The EIA reported an injection of 56 bcf The realization that the winter season has arrived lifted the price of December natural gas futures over the recent trading sessions. Since mid-October, December futures have moved from $2.388 to a high
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Earlier this week Cantor Fitzgerald analysts initiated coverage of Aurora Cannabis (ACB), issuing a “neutral” rating to the stock. Meanwhile, the Canadian company has been announcing moves in the U.S. and Mexico. Company executives also made headlines this week by mispronouncing one of their flagship brands named after the California town, San Rafael. Whether this
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It’s been yet another volatile week in the metals complex, with gold (GLD) and silver (SLV) losing a little of their luster with renewed trade chatter. We got news this morning that China and the U.S. are open to rolling back tariffs in phases, and this certainly hasn’t done anything to prop up the fear
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(credit: Your Friendly Gold Enthusiast) What the reports seem to say so far is that revenues are generally up, as expected. Gold prices were about 250 USD higher in 2019 Q3 than in 2018 Q3, and higher on average this quarter than last. Higher revenue was expected by many analysts, including your own Gold Enthusiast.
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It’s easy to draw any darn lines you want on a chart.  Here, for example, is an article featuring – right at the top – a chart for gold with lots of lines drawn. If you look at what the actual price is doing, you’ll notice it’s fading off at the end of the chart,
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Crude oil is the world’s most liquid and closely watched commodities. The energy that continues to power the world is a barometer for the health and wellbeing of the global economy. Economic growth leads to increased demand and a higher price, while contraction can weigh on requirements and prices. Therefore, macro-economic factors contribute to the
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Inventory injections will start declining over the coming weeks The market was expecting an injection of 86 bcf The price action after the EIA data continues to be bullish After the most recent release of inventory data from the Energy Information Administration, there are only two weeks left in the 2019 injection season in the
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Earlier this week, an H.C. Wainwright analyst initiated coverage of GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), adding to the buzz already surrounding this increasingly popular cannabis stock. On Wednesday, H.C. Wainwright analyst Douglas Tsao initiated coverage, giving the stock a “Buy” rating and $170 price target. In a note to investors, Tsao said that he expects GWPH stock
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Bullish sentiment for silver is sitting at 79%, and never really cooled down that much from the September top. Silver continues to consolidate after its Q3 run, and remains below key resistance at $18.45/oz.  If silver can get through $18.45/oz, this would increase the probability that the $16.95/oz low will hold as the low for
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Just a handful of long-term bond funds are cheap to own for a brief interval. If you want to make a bet on declining interest rates, shares in a fund that owns long-term bonds are a good option. This table ranks exchange-traded long-term bond funds on their
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Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR) – which has been one of the better performing stocks of the cannabis sector – announced yesterday a couple more acquisitions and partnerships that could bode well for this stock.  The first announcement highlighted the closing of a sale-leaseback transaction with PharmaCann LLC (PharmaCann) for a property located in Dwight, Illinois.
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(credit Fidelity.com) Common logic says that when equities go up precious metals go down.  We did see silver (and gold) drop on the announcement.  But shortly thereafter the metals climbed off the floor and staged a strong comeback rally. Silver closed the New York day session higher than it opened, and looks to be continuing
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(credit Fidelity.com) Gold has basically been going sideways for about 2 months now, trending sideways after a local high. There is some debate out there about what level traders should watch for gold.  Your friendly Gold Enthusiast likes to err slightly on the side of caution for several reasons.  First, keeping levels “tight” leads to
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Palladium is up over 30% from its June lows, and is the top performing futures market this year. Bullish sentiment on palladium finished yesterday at 88%, the highest reading we’ve seen in over 18 months. I believe this to be an opportune time for investors to take profit in the metal. While gold (GLD) and silver (SLV) have been
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