A Quick Reminder Of Why Commodity Prices Could Collapse In An Instant

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Photo: BTIG

Gold is getting whacked hard today, and in fact all the commodities are getting bludgeoned.Fears of a China slowdown probably have something to do with it.

But what makes commodities particularly vulnerable right now is that net speculative long positions are near all-time highs right now across the board.

That trade is very crowded, and thus revere-prone.

In a recent note, Mike O’Rourke of BTIG laid out the numbers across key commodities.

Corn

Wheat

Sugar

Soybeans

Soybean Meal

Soybean Oil

Gold

Silver

Copper

Crude Oil

S&P Futures

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