Recommended posts for the weekend – August 21

The concerns over a slowdown in the US and Europe affected the traders as the major stock markets in US, Europe and Asia experienced high volatility and sharp falls. Before we enter a new week with new agenda, here are several recommended posts regarding the forex and commodities markets of August 21st:

In Forexcrunch, Yohay examines the recent report of the decline in the Euro zone inflation rate during July and how this news may affect the ECB monetary policy. In Forexcrunch there is also a report of the high leverage of  one of France’s biggest banks.

Michael Greenberg examines the changes in NFA’s forex requirements;

JamesW asks is it worth trading forex after the US markets open trading day;

Ronald Bailey traces the man made oil sands mine;

Fabius Maximus examines the things we are not told about the recent peak oil prices;

Dave Summers provides a short analysis of the history of oil and gas in Alaska;

Stuart Burns talks about major commodities price fears and China’s economic growth outlooks;

And finally, on Israel Business Review, I review the recent report of a decline in Israel’s inflation rate by 0.3% during July 2011.

Here are additional long term articles on Trading NRG regarding major commodities:



Have a great week!!