TF Metals Report Blogs

Q2 Begins

Well this is fun. Gold is kicking off Q2 in a fashion similar to the start of Q1, when gold rallied from $1184 to $1309 in just a few weeks. Can/will this happen again on the days ahead?

It's All About That Yen

As the first quarter of 2015 draws to a close, let's take inventory of where we stand and then let's see if we notice anything interesting.

Under Pressure Into Expiration

As is usually the case, gold is down this morning ahead of today's April contract expiration and First Notice Day tomorrow. So far, though, take heart in seeing support hold right where you'd expect.

Discussing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Last week, Alasdair Macleod, Dave Kranzler and I joined Rory Hall of The Daily Coin to discuss the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

Guest Post: "The Real Reason The American Dream is Unraveling", by Jim Quinn

This excellent exposé from Jim Quinn was written a week ago but I thought it would serve as a good discussion point this weekend.

More Expiration Shenanigans

After yesterday's ridiculously managed option expiration, we must now deal with the usual fun-and-games that surround delivery month contract expiration. The April gold futures contract will expire on Monday and then trade First Notice on Tuesday, this means that today and early next week will see continued volatility as The Snakes attempt to game the market to their advantage.

April Gold Option Expiration

Today's the day. On the Comex close at 1:30 EDT, April gold options will expire. Anyone looking at the open interest late last week could clearly see that the "sweet spot" of minimum pain for The Banks was near $1200. Gee, where is price this morning?

Guest Post: "Selling Time", by Paul Mylchreest of ADM Investor Services

You'll likely recall that our pal, Paul Mylchreest, has long been a valued part of Turdville. He now works for ADM Investor Services and, whenever he writes a new research article, he freely shares them with us. His latest work is a must read and is reprinted here.

Drowsy Tuesday

Neither Happy nor Terrible. Just a Drowsy Tuesday...a real snoozer ahead of option and contract expiration for the April gold.

Dollar Weakness To Help Metals

With The POSX retracing its recent burst from 95 to 100 and with the CoT structure washed out and sufficiently bullish, it's time to consider some short term price targets.

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