Week's Best Week's Worst Biggest One-Day Rise Biggest One-Day Fall
Cotton #2 +10.40% Silver -4.84% Natural Gas +3.81% Silver -4.47%

Month's Best
Month's Worst
Biggest One-Day Rise Biggest One-Day Fall
Cotton #2 +9.21% Silver -11.39% Soybeans +4.32% Silver -4.47%

Year's Best
Year's Worst
Biggest One-Day Rise Biggest One-Day Fall
Cotton #2 +9.21% Silver -11.39% Soybeans +4.32% Silver -4.47%

Additional Points of Analysis

- Commodities finished mixed with 6 out of 11 profitable (during the previous two weeks, 10 out of 11 were up)
- Cotton #2 was by far the best weekly performer (double that of the second Sugar #11 & Natural Gas)
- Natural Gas made a new biggest one-day rise +3.81% on Wed. 19 Jan.
- Silver made a new biggest one-day drop -4.47% on Fri. 21 Jan.
- Natural Gas had the best daily performance on 3 separate occasions this week
- Both Sugar #11 and Cotton #2 completed the week with 4 consecutive profitable trading days

- Cotton replaced Platinum as the best commodity of the month/year
- Silver remained the worst of the month/year for a second week (nearly 3 times worse than second-worst Gold)
- Currently 7 out of 11 commodities are profitable for the month/year (in Jan 2010, only 3 out of 11 were up)

17 Jan - 21 JanJanuary201114 January 201121 January 2011DecemberJanuary
Crude Oil (Nymex)-2.8%-2.5%-2.5%91.6989.1491.4089.14
Natural Gas (Nymex)5.2%7.5%7.5%4.4874.724.394.72
Sugar (# 11)5.2%1.2%1.2%30.7732.3631.9832.36
Coffee (KCH1 - 'C')2.4%0.7%0.7%234.8240.32238.70240.32
Cotton (# 2)10.4%9.2%9.2%142.16156.94143.70156.94

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