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Article Archive For Keyword: Commodity

  • 2B Bottoms And Positive Divergences: Cotton's August Bounce Buoys Commodity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B bottom in the second half of August is confirmed by positive divergences, sending December cotton soaring into September.

  • About Managed Futures And Commodity . . . Gary Spitz by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...About Managed Futures And Commodity Trading Advisors -- Interview with Gary Spitz by Thom Hartle Gary Spitz, principal of CTA Research Corp., recognized early on the value of professional money managers in the futures markets as an asset class for inves

  • About Managed Futures And Commodity . . . Gary Spitz by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...About Managed Futures And Commodity Trading Advisors -- Interview with Gary Spitz by Thom Hartle Gary Spitz, principal of CTA Research Corp., recognized early on the value of professional money managers in the futures markets as an asset class for inves

  • An Update On Silver Standard Resources And The Underlying Commodity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A potential bottom in silver prices and a similar setup in Silver Standard Resources could point to a good buying opportunity.

  • Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill Statistical pattern recognition (SPR) is a subfield of artificial intelligence concerned with automatic recognition of meaningful regularities in noisy or complex envir

  • BOOK REVIEW: Commodity Market Money Management by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BOOK REVIEW: Commodity Market Money Management by John Sweeney Commodity Market Money Management by Fred Gehm John Wiley & Sons, 1983 One Wiley Drive Somerset, New Jersey. Price: $37.95 There are really two sides to trading: the idea and the execut

  • Butterflying Cattle With Commodity Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Butterfly the strategy, not the steak!

  • Coal: The Forgotten Commodity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A relatively new ETF provides investors with a way to bet on the price of coal, a valuable commodity but historically tough to trade.

  • Commodity Bottom Finally Here?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have commodities finally seen an intermediate-term bottom?

  • Commodity Channel Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the Fed begins to tighten, Industrials and Basic Materials are often hit hardest.

  • Commodity Channel Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is a new trend beginning?

  • Commodity Channel Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Channel Index

  • Commodity Channel Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Commodity Channel Index can be a useful alternative to stochastics.

  • Commodity Channel Index: Tool for Trading Cyclic Trends by DONALD R. LAMBERT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Channel Index: Tool for Trading Cyclic Trends by DONALD R. LAMBERT Reprinted from Commodities Magazine 1980 219 Parkade, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Many commodities exhibit some type of cyclical or seasonal price pattern. But, the commodity trade

  • Commodity Market Ready For A Correction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that the commodity market remains in a long-term uptrend, but that it is ready to correct for its recent gains.

  • Commodity Market Trend Change Warning

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that a warning has been given of primary change in the trend of the direction of the commodity market.

  • Commodity Portfolios by DR. BASIL VENITIS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Portfolios by DR. BASIL VENITIS The techniques introduced here are a pre-requisite for any serious commodity investor who does not play the game just for the fun of it. They are the guidelines that separate the men from the boys. The main reas

  • Commodity Prices Lead Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many analysts believe that higher commodity prices affect stock prices, and sometimes they do.

  • Commodity Spreading: An Art of Price Differentials by DR. BASIL VENITIS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Spreading: An Art of Price Differentials by DR. BASIL VENITIS A Commodity Spread or Straddle is a combination of a long position and a short position in related commodity futures. It is a sort of arbitrage between futures. (The same way hedgin

  • Commodity Trader's Almanac

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Both experienced and beginning traders looking for seasonal trading opportunities will find the 2012 edition of the Commodity Trader's Almanac published by John Wiley & Sons a welcome resource. Entering its sixth year of publication, coauthors Jeffrey Hi

  • Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson Few traders fully realize the risks that they are taking when they make a commitment in the futures market. They have learned all about charts, cycles, fundamentals, and basic trading theory, but when it comes

  • Commodity Update

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are commodities finally a buy?

  • Commodity spread

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity spread The Handbook of Commodity Spreads Price: $39.95 Wayne Esserman (800) 428-7808 (800) 382-7884 (Indiana) EWE Publishing P.O. Box 201 Delphi, Ind., 46923 The problem with spreads is that they just aren't sexy. There's not enough ""

  • Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Conferences by FRED S. GEHM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Conferences by FRED S. GEHM/ Technical Analysis staff writer I wanted to title this column ""How I Spent My Summer Vacation."" But the conferences were in Chicago and no reasonable individual would ever beli

  • Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Periodicals by FRED S. GEHM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Periodicals by FRED S. GEHM (The first of a regular feature column) This is going to be a column of reviews of criticisms. It will be a consumer's guide to technical analysis. This includes books, magazines

  • Cyclical Channel Analysis And The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclical Channel Analysis And The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies Trading bands and the commodity channel index, two popular indicators, are used together here by D.W. Davies, who publishes the ""Chameleon"" financial newsletter. Davies analyzes

  • Defining The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Defining The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies Presented here are the ins and outs of the commodity channel index, as defined by creator Donald Lambert and modified by the author. The trials and tribulations of trading, the probability of ruin and

  • Forecasting Commodity Prices Using ARIMA by ERIC WEISS, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forecasting Commodity Prices Using ARIMA by ERIC WEISS, Ph.D. Back in December 1981, J. Louis Anon wrote an article in Commodities called ""Catch Short Term Profits using ARIMA'' and touched off a minor revolution in forecasting commodity and stock opti

  • How to evaluate a commodity trading system by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to evaluate a commodity trading system by Kent Calhoun The percentage of profitable trades, the average profitable trade, the average losing trade, the maximum consecutive losing trades, the average profit per closed trade, the largest winning and l

  • Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK when I first became interested in commodity markets, it was my great fortune to read the works of and speak with several of the most lucid teachers of market science and s

  • Kaufman on commodity trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Kaufman on commodity trading Perry Kaufman's first book, Commodity Trading Systems and Methods, was probably the second book I read on trading. I later discovered it to be a classic and it's been an indispensable reference ever since, particularly aroun

  • Long-Term Commodity Trades by Andre Zupans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Paper And Pencil, For Cotton Long-Term Commodity Trades by Andre Zupans Large commodity firms, commercial producers, and mature speculators know that capturing huge moves in commodity markets may take years. HereŐs that technique, demonstrated n

  • Managed Futures and Commodity Trading Advisors by Martin Hiemstra

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are managed futures for you? Mysterious for many investors, they nonetheless fill a particular need and are no riskier than traditional equity investments. Dealing with a professional commodity trading advisor (CTA) can certainly help sort through the co

Product Review: Commodity Explorer by David Penn

  • Sidebar: Defining The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Defining The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies Presented here are the ins and outs of the commodity channel index, as defined by creator Donald Lambert and modified by the author. The commodity channel index (CCI) can be calculated using

  • Sidebar: Four steps to calculate Lambert's commodity channel index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (61): Sidebar: Four steps to calculate Lambert's commodity channel index Formulas are provided for the following four steps that calculate Lambert's commodity channel index. 1. Compute today's "typical" price, using high,

  • Taking Stock of Commodity Trading Methods by DR. BASIL VENITIS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking Stock of Commodity Trading Methods by DR. BASIL VENITIS Fundamental Analysis Fundamental Analysis is price analysis based on basic economic, political, and ecological factors. These factors include supply and demand, seasonal cycles, weather, go

  • The Commodity Channel Index Revisited by Jeanette Schwarz Young

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Channel Index Revisited by Jeanette Schwarz Young Traders use technical tools in different ways at different times. Here, then, is one trader's idea on how to use this technical tool to identify major market trends. Technical tools continue t

  • The Commodity Channel Index by Barbara Star, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Commodity Channel Index by Barbara Star, PhD. A technical analytical standard that's often misunderstood, the Commodity Channel Index, which was developed by technician/programmer Donald Lambert more than a decade ago, offers a broad range of tradin

  • The Link Between Bollinger Bands & The Commodity Channel Index by N. Harrington

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (32-38): The Link Between Bollinger Bands & The Commodity Channel Index by N. Harrington Bollinger Bands and the commodity channel index (CCI) have been employed independently, in conjunction with other indicators, and with

  • Theft? Commodity Floor Brokers by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Theft? Commodity Floor Brokers by Allen D. Hanson Questionable trading practices in the Securities business became very evident to me during my years as product manager for a major corporation and later as a licensed floor broker. In those days, I owne

  • Three Myths About Trading A Small Commodity Account by K.D. Angle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three Myths About Trading A Small Commodity Account by K.D. Angle The New Timing Device editor Kelly Angle disputes some common notions about trading commodities if you have a small commodity account. What are they? In talking with thousands of clients

  • Trading Signals and the Commodity Channel Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Donald Lambert developed the Commodities Channel Index, which as the name implies was originally intended to be used with commodities trading. However, this indicator has been successfully applied to other markets, including stocks.

  • Trading commodity spreads mechanically by Louis P. Lukac & B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading commodity spreads mechanically by Louis P. Lukac & B. Wade Brorsen Using a mechanical rule to trade a futures market is not new--countless mechanical methods exist with the general purpose of creating a profit while eliminating the human factor f

  • Working Money: Commodity Channel Index by Amy Wu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Commodity Channel Index by Amy Wu How can you tell when a new trend is beginning? The consensus is that the markets have hit a bottom and are starting to show signs of recovery. To find out whether this is true, you can apply the commodi







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