Commitment of Traders

How Many Gold Bars Do London Vaults Hold

This week for the first time - in the name of "transparency" - the London Bullion Market Association unveiled that as at 31 March, 2017 there were 7,449 tonnes of gold, or 596,000 gold bars, valued at $298 billion sotred in the vaults around London as well as $19 billion in silver. Here are the full details of what was unveiled.

"Psycho"

"In the end, fundamentals always win. But in the short term, markets are Psycho..."

Speculators Sour On Gold And Silver

The stars - in the form of smart and dumb money futures contract positions - have once again lined up favorably for precious metals.

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It was almost two years ago that the WSJ published their infamous "gold is a pet rock" article, which marked the conclusion of the bear market. Could a new article published ten days ago be ringing the same bell?

Crude Is Crashing

WTI Crude is suffering its biggest down day since September 2015 - crashing over 5% to a $50 handle and the lowest levels since 2016...

Re-evaluating Crude Oil Speculative Positioning

"I still hate crude oil and believe the next surprise will be lower rather than higher. But a little weekend thinking has forced me to re-evaluate the true extent of the supposed extreme speculative positioning..."