Tag Archives: futures contracts


The mystery investor who is turning the tin market on its head

Telegraph – A single investor – thought to be a hedge fund – is sitting on thousands of tonnes of tin in warehouses across London. According to traders almost the entire stocks of tin on the London Metals Exchange (LME) […]

Oil Curve Steeper Than ’99 Shows Crude May Gain in ’09 on OPEC

Bloomberg – The steepest plunge in crude prices on record may be setting up oil investors for a rally this year, if history is any guide. The so-called forward curve of futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

Stable commodity prices forecast

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – During the first six months of 2008, commodities looked to be the savior of investors who were losing money in the stock market. In the second half, particularly for those who had invested in oil, […]

Success of managed futures is a mixed bag

Chicago Tribune – Strong returns are a mixed blessing this year for investment funds that specialize in trading futures contracts. While the stock market plunged about 35 percent, managed futures funds posted annual returns of about 16 percent, according to […]

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