We have had quite a bit of volatility in commodities lately! Weather markets and macro-economic events are causing unexpected news. Opportunity certainly exist but it is only giving us a small window. Although many of our indicators are accurate, before we can get them to the public, the moves are complete! Let’s hope we can catch the beans this morning before the storms cause crop damage and rally them without us.

Biggest Movers

Most markets had relatively consistent volatility ranges compared to last week, with one notable exception.

Silver (SI) – even – Slightly

Almost a week after silver dropped 11% before quickly recovering, experts can’t find any fundamental causes for the “flash crash” that occurred in the overnight session on Thursday July 6. Chalking it up to either a computer-driven malfunction or a “fat finger” trade, moves like that wreak havoc on technical analysis – and ours is no different – as we see the VDO of silver at $9,000, more than double last week’s VDO of $4,200.

VDO Futures Power Rankings


[   ] – Associated Trade Rec (call your broker for more info)

[   ] – Market was UP

[   ] – Market was DOWN

VDO – Last Week’s Price Volatility in Dollar Terms (Volatility Dollar Opportunity)

Bias – Directional Trend

Rank – Based on the VDO

Volatility – Last Week’s Price Volatility

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