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BHP Billiton

I have seen a few advisers recommending BHP to clients but there are no signs that the commodity free-fall is ending.

Bullish divergence on 13-week Twiggs Money Flow reflects medium-term buying pressure. 32 more words

Stock Markets

9 Feb 2016 (AFR) - Dry bulk crisis threatens shipowners

(9 February 2016, AFR, p31, by Robert Wright)

‘Record low prices for transporting coal, iron ore and other dry bulk commodities by sea have pushed shipping companies into severe financial distress.  51 more words

1.Market Observations

Glencore to Sell as Much as $2.5 Billion Shares

  • Company will seek to cut debt by as much as $10.2 billion

  • Commodities producer and trader to suspend dividend payments

Glencore Plc, the commodity producer and trader, plans to sell assets and shares to cut its $30 billion net debt by about a third following the rout in global markets. 244 more words


11 Feb 2015 (AFR) - 'No panic' as shipping index runs aground - Baltic Dry Index fall is mainly due to oil, commodity price slump

(11 Feb 2015, AFR, p29, Max Mason)

‘The costs of shipping bulk commodities have fallen to a near three-decade low, raising concerns about global economic growth. 55 more words

1.Market Observations

Crude and bulk commodities fall but nickel, aluminum rally

Crude oil prices are falling. Nymex Light Crude is testing primary support at $92/barrel and Brent Crude at $99/barrel. Breach of support would signal a down-trend. 80 more words

China & HK

Why the TSX should outperform and what sectors to be in

The underperformance of Canadian equities versus their U.S. counterparts may be coming to an end.

With investor sentiment towards U.S. stocks suggesting excessive optimism and recent comments from the Fed and ECB signaling a less dovish near-term stance, David Doyle of Macquarie Capital Markets thinks global equities may be entering a consolidation phase. 388 more words

Trading Desk

Coal, iron show recovery on track

Bulk commodities including iron ore and coal withstood last week’s rout in silver, oil and other exchange-traded raw materials.

The resilience of bulk commodities shows that the global economic recovery remains on track, according to analysts at Macquarie Group.

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