An average human being can go 3minutes without air, 3 hours in extreme weather conditions with out shelter, 3 days with out water and 3 weeks with out food.
This thread is for anecdotal and scientific measures of food scarcity and food price inflation.
With an exponentially increasing global...
Not sure if this is the right place to start, I am selling some trading books and over 10 years of past Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities.
The books are:
1. Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom, Van Tharp
2. Market Wizards, Schwager
3. New Market Wizards, Schwager
4. Trading for a...
In part to keep everything in one thread, in part not to pollute others' threads with issues that pertain to trading, but not on topic for that thread.
So two current positions:
(a) Short Oil; and
(b) Long Gold.
I'll use the COT data to trade the positions. I'll not ignore the technicals, but...
In the 1970s, stocks as an asset class performed poorly compared to commodities. However, were commodity stocks a good replacement for commodity futures in the 1970s for those who prefer stocks to futures? I was wondering if commodity stocks will be a good place to hide when we go back to the...
I've been interested in awhile to trade commodities however I have a few questions.
1. Do you have to use a CFD account to buy/sell commodities or can you just buy/sell commodities without CFD account?
2. What is the main broker preferred to be used in here ?
Thanks in advance
All the discussion and debate recently about the Bitcoin and associated cryptocurrency bubble has got me thinking about financial bubbles generally. Here is a list of the ones I can think of over the last 20 years.
2000s commodities bubble
United States housing bubble
I have a few questions that I need some answers too.
a) I’m worried that I’ll sign up to a dodgy website, what are some safe websites that I can use to invest in currencies, shares and commodities? Which is also connected to multiple stoke markets around the world. Ideally, I am...
Richard Dennis made lots of money with trend following in the 1970s. He even raised Turtles who did just as well. Unfortunately, he did not do well later when trend following seem to lost its effectiveness later on in the commodities markets. Why did trend following fail to work in the...
So i'll be investing for the first time in august with a small amount money (around 5 thousand at most) and iv spent some time getting to know some of the market on ASX and the terms associated with investing however being self taught i'm still not completely sure of how sound some investment...
I need to invest in gold and silver (short term). What software can use and why? How much commission do they charge?
About me : new trader. Want around 1:100 leverage atleast.
Thoughts and comments will be appreciated.
AUD compared to Brazilian Real, Canadian Loonie, Russian Ruble is weak so far in 2016. Given that these currencies tend to move along with commodities and commodities has been strong so far in 2016, why is AUD comparatively weak?
Hi fellow members,
I have been trading commodity & forex on various reputable OTC platform providers, but as usual practice for them to hunt stop loss or slow platform when trade is in our favour or while executing profitable trade,
It seems like no matter what this guys advertise for...
Is there a way we can calculate the pip value of gold, WTI and the other commodities?
As you know we can do the following calculation on fx pairs to find out the value of a pip (when USD quoted first) eg:
(0.0001 / exchange rate) x lot size = pip value
Can we do something similar to work it...
I'm not sure how to work out, does the rise in the Australian Dollar vs The US Dollar benefit or hinder those in the commodities market? Specifically, miners like BHP and Rio, if the value of the AUD goes from .55c to .85 to the US dollar, does that mean the profit outlook for them is better or...