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    Capitalising on freight derivatives

    Transport capacity often lacks availability and alternatives are rare.

    Buying a commodity is not enough.

    Commodity traders, such as energy companies, as well as their commodity purchase, need to book transport capacity (which involves buying, …

    Read full article » : Wednesday, November 19 - 2008 @ 16:13
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    Credit crisis hurts commodity markets

    Nevertheless last week the panic did not vanish, rather intensified: resulting in a severe collapse of the financial markets.

    So far in 2008, more than $25 trillion has been wiped off global equities.

    Also commodities dropped …

    Read full article » : Sunday, October 26 - 2008 @ 09:53
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    Investing in oil with ETF-options

    Goldman Sachs recently slashed its forecast for crude oil prices in New York as concerns that the global credit crisis could lead to weaker demand outweighed supply constraints.

    Analysts at Goldman cut its three-month benchmark …

    Read full article » : Tuesday, October 14 - 2008 @ 12:05
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    Electronic Traded Funds offer derivatives alternative

    ETFs are ‘securities certificates that state legal right of ownership over part of a basket of individual stock certificates.

    ‘ETF’s, managed by fund managers, represent a value of the holdings and are traded at prices …

    Read full article » : Tuesday, September 02 - 2008 @ 12:56
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    Natural Gas: Buy the dip?

    In July Goldman Sachs analysts stated that pressure on gas prices (Liquefied Natural Gas) remain high.

    Mainly because of increasing demand from emerging countries like China.

    Gas is made liquid by cooling it off to approximately …

    Read full article » : Sunday, August 10 - 2008 @ 10:41
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    How to protect your oil position

    Several analysts at major investment banks have raised their price forecasts.

    Morgan Stanley, a big Wall Street energy player, said a few weeks ago that crude oil could reach $150 a barrel due falling inventories …

    Read full article » : Wednesday, July 09 - 2008 @ 16:10
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    Gold continues to attract investor interest

    It is not a big surprise that in correspondence with the euro/dollar seeking direction, also gold is waiting for a next move.

    Wednesday, a US Federal Reserve meeting is being scheduled concerning interest rate policy. …

    Read full article » : Thursday, June 26 - 2008 @ 11:56
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    A brief history of commodity trading

    The opening of the sea route to India (once the name given to all of Indonesia, Malaya and the rest of south-east Asia) by the mariner Dom Vasco da Gama in 1499 established the colonial …

    Read full article » : Thursday, May 22 - 2008 @ 15:24
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    World gold trade focused on Dubai

    And it was during this time that the first share was issued. This Dutch invention introduced a new form of financing: Equity. The world’s largest company at that time was a Dutch trading group, …

    Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, May 07 - 2008 @ 16:00
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    Rising energy needs powers electricity commodities

    The need for electricity generation capacity is higher than ever before.

    Diversification in fuel stocks is therefore a huge desire. Dubai has now decided the way to meet such high energy demands is the development …

    Read full article » Middle East: Monday, April 07 - 2008 @ 14:37






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