How SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) Demand Could Lift The Gold Price Dramatically Higher

india-gold-etfGold Silver Worlds: Market sentiment towards gold and silver remains negative. The latest daily Sentimentrader report makes this clear. Even with higher lows in the gold price since its lowest point early July and a $100 gold rally in the latest two weeks,
NYSE:GLD October 28, 2013 10:40am

Oil Prices, Syria, And The Probability Of A Price Shock

oil etfsJ.W. Jones: Oil prices have been in the spotlight as the Syrian chemical weapons crisis became front and center in the media. As the political process has unfolded, price volatility in oil futures in both directions has been extreme.
NYSE:BNO September 12, 2013 12:07pm

More Signs Of A Silver Shortage

Gold Silver Worlds: “This is the definition of a silver shortage – nothing to do with the physical amount of the substance being in deficit, but people’s psychological intention not to sell. The extent to which a shortage is developing is witnessed by the extent of backwardation.”
NYSE:AGQ December 4, 2012 4:02pm

Alert: Three Key Commodities In Backwardation

Jared Cummans: When it comes to futures investing, contango and backwardation are two phenomenons that traders should always keep an eye on. Backwardation is simply
ETF BASIC NEWS October 22, 2012 10:11pm

The 2012 VIX Futures Term Structure As An Outlier

Bill Luby: Investors who have been trading the VIX futuresVIX options and VIX exchange-traded products in 2012 have no doubt observed that there has been a wide gulf between the volatility predicted by the VIX front month futures and the back month futures.

Open Letter To Ted Butler Of Butler Research (SLV, AGQ, GLD, IAU, SLW)

Dear Mr. Butler: I read your article about silver manipulation at
NYSE:AGQ October 12, 2012 10:43am

Profit From Backwardation In Corn, Crude Oil, and Soybeans (CORN, USO, BNO, SOYB)

Jared Cummans: Backwardation and contango are as inevitable as death and taxes when it comes to commodity investing. No matter what is going on the world,
NYSE:BNO September 15, 2012 11:15am

Money Running For The Exits; Explosion In Gold and Silver Prices Is Near (GLD, SLV, IAU, AGQ, PHYS)

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: The Swiss 2-year sovereign just reached a -0.47 rate, and with JP Morgan doing such a good job suppressing paper bullion prices, gold has gone into a stealth ‘backwardation’, according to Goldmoney’s James Turk.
NYSE:AGQ August 6, 2012 10:21am

Backwardation In Gold And Silver (SLV, GLD, AGQ, IAU, PHYS)

Keith Weiner: On Monday, May 14, something happened that hasn’t happened since Dec of 2008. Two successive near-month precious metals futures contracts were in backwardation at the same time.
NYSE:AGQ May 15, 2012 9:57pm

Three Commodities Exhibiting Backwardation; How To Play The Trade (BAL, SOYB, CORN)

Jared Cummans: Trading commodities in today’s markets has been nothing short of difficult. While the first quarter was relatively stable, Q2 has been anything but, with volatility returning to markets and unpredictable behaviors becoming the norm. Commodity futures are already volatile on their own,

NYSE:BAL April 26, 2012 10:27am

The Arbitrageur: Temporary Backwardation—The Path Forward From 2008 (GLD, SLV, IAU, AGQ, ZSL, SGOL)

Keith Weiner:  The March silver futures contract first entered backwardation on Mar 9 and with a few zigs and zags has not only remained there but has gone deeper and deeper in.  The April gold future just entered backwardation today.  See the graph (backwardation is when (Spot (bid)

NYSE:AGQ March 22, 2012 12:18pm

Commodity Trading: Four Commodities Exhibiting Contango (KOLD, UNG, USO, DGZ, SOYB)

Jared Cummans:  Contango is simply an unavoidable phenomenon of the commodity market; at some point almost all commodities will fall into this pattern. For those unfamiliar with the term, contango simply refers to a scenario in which near month futures are cheaper than those expiring  further into


The Arbitrageur: The Decline and Fall of Silver Backwardation (SLV, GLD, AGQ, ZSL, SIVR, PSLV)

Keith Weiner:  On Friday, I published an article “The Arbitrageur: Silver Backwardation“. I was the only one to cover the news of the end of silver backwardation.  And I gave my prediction that the price of silver could correct sharply.

NYSE:AGQ February 22, 2012 11:41am

The Arbitrageur: Silver Backwardation (SLV, AGQ, PSLV, GLD, ZSL, SIVR)

Keith Weiner:  Ever since early fall 2010, long-dated silver futures have been in backwardation. This means the price of a silver future for, say, Dec. 2015, was lower than the price of silver in the spot

NYSE:AGQ February 19, 2012 3:45pm

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