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Good ‘ol days return as Big Iron crashes

Dalian is open and soft but holding: The good ‘ol days return today as Big Iron is getting hosed: FMG is falling -5% and describing a superb head and shoulders topping pattern: The uptrend is broken but we’ll need to see it breach the $5.80 neckline before the topping pattern is confirmed. RIO has a

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Big Iron charts sicken as commodity traders puke

Dalian is open and following its recent pattern has launched again. We’ll see if it can hold this time during the day: Meanwhile, the sell-off for Big Iron is starting to do some chart damage. FMG is approaching the $5-handle again and its uptrend is busted: Any decent rebound at this point is going to

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Big Iron correction continues

Dalian futures launched out of the blocks this morning but have been falling ever since: Big Iron is down: More ahead in my view. Some of the charts are starting to look interesting. RIO has broken its steeper uptrend and may be setting up for a good correction: WHC is close to breaking a bearish

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Why is gold rising?

Macquarie does its best to explain:  The gold price settled today at $1,254/oz. Exactly one year ago it was $1,251/oz. That’s not the only similarity – in both cases the price rallied strongly in the new year after ending the previous year heading south as the Fed raised rates (14 December 2016 and 16

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Market applauds Domainfax’s evil plan

Iron ore futures are flat after overnight falls suggesting a decent hit tomorrow but holding on despite Chinese house prices and sagging coking coal futures. The miners are down: Big Gas is weak despite strong oil. OSH is flying on a Goldman upgrade: Big Gold appears headed for a correction: The Big Debt bull is still

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Fortescue blasts to new highs

The Big Iron rocket is punching skywards again today as Dalian adds another 1% to overnight gains: FMG is powering towards its highest intraday price since the GFC and will presumably break the closing price today: A technician would suggest an $8 target then on to the all time high. Macquarie has more on what could

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Big Iron up as China boosts coking coal

Big Iron is firm today as China has announced the suspension of coking coal imports from North Korea. Not a trivial amount of 22mt. Dalian is 1.5% and coking futures a bit more. Of the majors only FMG is up, however, for no obvious reason: Big Gas likewise is looking a bit toppy: Big Gold

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Big Iron firms again

Dalian is roughly flat today after overnight gains: Big Iron is modestly up too though FMG’s possible double top still lurks: Big Gas is rebounding after OPEC minister comments supported oil: Big Gold is off. Not sure it can get much further unless Donald does something more stupid: Big Debt continues its sneaky bull market.