Category Archive: Commodities

2018, Eat, Sleep, Sh*t and Shop … But Don’t Forget to Breathe and Think

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photo courtesy of Mr Percy T., Poland 2017.   2017 has been a year of epic proportions and no storm, wind, hail, flood, fire or Godly wrath of any sort has been large… Continue reading

Wake Me Up When September Ends – The Uncertain Days Ahead and Gold

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Some days you will wake up in the morning and feel like you have not a single care in the world and nothing you can possibly do about anyway in our global problems;… Continue reading

A primer on Fishmeal

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*Disclaimer: The World Fisheries industry is rather poorly covered and reported. Research material and figures are often estimates given that there is always IUU (illegal, under-reported, under-regulated) activities on going. For the largest… Continue reading

Sugar Highs to Beat the Inflation Blues (updated)

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March 21, 2016   20th March marked the change in season with the Vernal (Spring) Equinox and spring cleaning begins with fervor for some of us. Cleaning out the pantry can be full… Continue reading

THE LITTLE GOLD SOVEREIGN

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    This post was written for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading ! ******************************** When your parent bestows a nice little gift of a Queen… Continue reading

Market Views : Negative Rates, Pillow Talk and Gold

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  What we wrote in 2014. https://tradehaven.net/fx-thoughts-a-new-era-of-megalomaniac-central-bankers/ “We all struggle to rationalise in our heads. 1. Is spending a lot more than you earn a good thing ? 2. Is printing money the… Continue reading

The Love Affair With Cheap Oil

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  It is mighty apt to be writing about oil as we close the week near 6 year lows in prices as OPEC decided, against market expectations to continue producing as much as… Continue reading

Looking at Uranium

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The uranium sector was hit hard in the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, then came another crisis in 2011, when a massive earthquake damaged nuclear facilities in Japan. That caused another big… Continue reading

COMMODITY CRACKLES : OLIVES & OIL, SUGAR & MILK

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Stock up on olive oil ! Prices have been on the uptrend since mid 2014 as crops are ravaged by disease in Spain and Italy. Greece looks like it has a trump card… Continue reading

COMMODITY CRACKLES : OLIVES & OIL, SUGAR & MILK

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Stock up on olive oil ! Prices have been on the uptrend since mid 2014 as crops are ravaged by disease in Spain and Italy. Greece looks like it has a trump card… Continue reading