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February 17, 2017
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Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

LONDON (AP) — American cladding maker Arconic said Monday it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings following the deadly fire at a London apartment tower as Britain's government sought to manage a burgeoning fire safety crisis. Arconic said in a statement that Reynobond PE would no longer be sold for use in high-rise buildings. The company also makes another style of cladding —...

June 26, 2017
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London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy. But fire-safety experts say governments and builders around the world should take notice, because the fire at Grenfell Tower is just the latest in a string of deadly blazes that demonstrate how building regulations have failed to keep up with...

June 26, 2017
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Is the Gold Market Finally Ready to Breakout?

Throughout  2016, we stated we did not expect much from Gold, and we stuck...

January 30, 2017
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Asian markets higher after Wall Street rebound

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.8 percent to 3,181.78 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.4 percent to 25,768.13. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.1 percent to 20,156.46 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.1 percent to 5,723.50. Seoul's Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,387.11 and benchmarks in New Zealand and Bangkok also rose. Markets in India, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia were closed for a holiday. WALL STREET: Stocks edged higher Friday after energy companies clawed back some of the week's losses, propelled by higher prices for oil and natural gas....

June 26, 2017
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Asian markets higher after Wall Street rebound

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end the week higher on stronger oil and natural gas prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.5 percent to 3,174.73 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.5 percent to 25,809.12. Toyko's Nikkei 225 added 0.1 percent to 20,157.42 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 advanced 0.1 percent to 5,721.40. Seoul's Kospi gained 0.3...

June 26, 2017
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Telling Head and Shoulders Pattern in Soybean Oil

I have been very bearish on soybeans for quite a while due to the fundamental setup. The USDA report on January 12th did show a large estimated drop in carryover from 460 ml/bushels to 405 ml/bushels, which fueled a voracious fund and...

January 29, 2017
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Gold Correction Completed?

Patrick MontesDeOca, CEO of the Equity Management Academy , discussed how...

January 27, 2017
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British Pound: The Decline Might Pause for a few Months

If you have been trading the decline in the British Pound, it may be time...

January 26, 2017
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The Latest: Panels on 60 UK buildings fail fire safety tests

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the response to deadly tower-block fire in London that killed at least 79 people (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Britain's government says the list of high-rise apartment towers fitted with external cladding that failed fire safety tests has grown to 60. The buildings are spread across 25 areas around the country. Sunday's announcement came as samples of exterior panels fitted to...

June 25, 2017
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UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government is urging local officials across the country to submit samples of tower block cladding "as a matter of urgency" after tests found that all cladding samples so far have failed fire safety tests. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said all 34 samples tested didn't meet fire safety standards. The national testing was ordered after a June 14 fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in London,...

June 25, 2017
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Decision Time in Gold

Gold has been working steadily higher over the last month of trading. ...

January 25, 2017
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Fund Length in Soybeans Growing

If you take a look at the speculative bullish positioning in soybeans,...

January 25, 2017
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The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on response to deadly tower-block fire in London...

June 24, 2017
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Demand Cycle in Coffee can Spell Dollars for Option Traders

Believe it or not, coffee prices could soon start pricing reduced summer...

January 23, 2017
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UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

LONDON (AP) — Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday...

June 24, 2017