The end of each quarter is a time of the year when prices often ignore technical and fundamental factors.
Articles by Andrew Hecht
Andrew Hecht is a commodity and options trader and analyst. He spent nearly 40 years on Wall Street, including two decades at Phillip Brothers, later Salomon Brothers and part of Citigroup. He executed some of the largest trades in precious metals and bulk commodities as well as booking ships, armored cars, and trains for transport. He has worked with the United Nations and maintains a global network of sources.
Andy is a top contributor at Seeking Alpha and other sites, a university guest lecturer, and consultant. His radio show, "The Commodities Hour with Andy Hecht," airs Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6 PM EST on TFNN. Andy’s first book How to Make Money with Commodities, has received excellent reviews.
Now that the Mueller investigation is out of the way in the US, the political focus will begin to focus on the 2020 Presidential election.
By Andrew Hecht, March 28, 2019
Dr. Copper is a bellwether commodity that takes the pulse of the global economy at times.
By Andrew Hecht, March 27, 2019
The trend in the gold market has been bullish since it hit a low at $1161.40 per ounce in mid-August 2018.
By Andrew Hecht, March 26, 2019
The beginning of the 2018/2019 peak season for natural gas demand was a time when price volatility increased dramatically.
By Andrew Hecht, March 25, 2019
The price of crude oil had a rough time over the final three months of 2018.
By Andrew Hecht, March 22, 2019
On Wednesday, March 20, the Federal Open Market Committee of the US Federal Reserve delivered their message about the path of monetary policy.
By Andrew Hecht, March 21, 2019
The US and China have the world’s leading economies when it comes to GDP. With over 7.55 billion people on our planet, China accounts for over 18 percent of the global population.
By Andrew Hecht, March 20, 2019
Predicting the path of least resistance for any asset can be a challenge.
By Andrew Hecht, March 19, 2019
The dollar index rose to a new high on the nearby contract on March 7 when it rose to 97.665.
By Andrew Hecht, March 18, 2019
Copper fell to a new low at the start of 2019 when the price reached $2.5430 per pound.
By Andrew Hecht, March 15, 2019