Commodities

Macro Market Outlook: Crude Oil Jumps; Stocks Not Out Of Woods

No doubt, last Monday’s open marked important lows across the globe. Maybe we won’t see them for awhile. But downside momentum for stocks has been strong and we haven’t even broken meaningful breakdown pivot levels yet. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves with ‘but nobody is expecting a V bottom’…

The COT Report: A Look At Trader Moves Into The Crash

The following is a recap of The COT Report (Commitment Of Traders) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of August 18, 2015. Note that the change is week-over-week. Please keep in mind that these holdings are as of last Tuesday. By…

An Oil Gusher: How Crude Oil May Have Drilled Out A Bottom

With Crude Oil (WTI) Drilling Lower Almost Everyday, The Market Finally Hit Oil And A Geiser Erupted… I have been looking for a potential bottom in crude oil for a couple weeks now, and it appears we finally have a meaningful low. Prices erupted Thursday and Friday to finish the…

Top Trading Links: Inside The Market Roller Coaster

No matter who you are, you probably could’ve done better last week. That’s ok. Market conditions like these glaringly point out flaws in smaller details in our process, as well as our thought process. Often times, it’s just simple adjustments that need to be made when markets change. We just…

Did Crude Oil Prices Just Bottom?

With Crude Oil prices having bounced sharply from our support targets, there’s strong evidence that the large downward move in oil prices may be complete. Looking forward, we do not expect prices to soar to 2013 levels, but traders can probably catch good moves in the coming weeks and months with an…

The Rotation Report: Stocks Got Ugly, And Fast

To end the week we saw some market carnage not seen since the last bear market. Friday, sectors and groups across the board crashed into and through key supports. Given the excessive downside breadth on stocks and panic readings on sentiment measures, it’s an interesting bounce setup short term. However,…

The COT Report: Futures Market Highlights Traders Confusion

The following is a recap of The COT Report (Commitment Of Traders) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of August 18, 2015. Note that the change is week-over-week. 10-Year Treasury Note: The Fed is in a fix. For a while now,…

Top Trading Links: Research For Riding The Storm Out

Week in and week out, the goal of Top Trading Links is to myth bust and think different. At the same time we try to share some of the brightest technical insights across the financial web. Let’s be honest. The guys who constantly make the linkfest are some of the…