Last week was challenging for British Prime Minister Theresa May as her colleagues in the Parliament voted to hold her government in contempt for refusing to share legal opinions surrounding the te
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.
The week of December 3 started on an optimistic note.
By Andrew Hecht, December 10, 2018
On Thursday we got another example of how crude oil is a highly political commodity.
By Andrew Hecht, December 07, 2018
On Friday evening, November 30 the forty-first President of the United States George Herbert Walker Bush passed away at ninety-four years of age.
By Andrew Hecht, December 06, 2018
There is an old Chinese saying that goes, “May you live in interesting times.” On Tuesday, December 4, times got very interesting in the U.S. stock market and the British pound.
By Andrew Hecht, December 05, 2018
I have a special place in my heart for the gold and silver markets.
By Andrew Hecht, December 04, 2018
On Saturday evening, December 1 in Buenos Aries, Argentina, the Presidents of the United States and China dined together and discussed trade.
By Andrew Hecht, December 03, 2018
Last year at this time, Bitcoin was on its way to its all-time high in a parabolic move that took the cryptocurrency to an all-time peak at over $19,000 in December.
By Andrew Hecht, November 26, 2018
The euro currency is likely to face lots of challenges in the coming weeks and months.
By Andrew Hecht, November 23, 2018
Some of us that remain in the market today remember the events in 1987 when the stock market crashed. Black Monday came on October 19.
By Andrew Hecht, November 19, 2018
At the latest meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, the U.S. central bank left the short-term Fed Funds rate unchanged in November.
By Andrew Hecht, November 16, 2018
The injection season where the amount of natural gas sitting in storage across the United States grows from March through November each has come to an end in 2018.
By Andrew Hecht, November 12, 2018