Ben Cross

Ben cross is a contributor to RealMoney Pro as a commodity specialist and is also a senior advisor to Panidion mine finance fund. Prior to this Cross spent over 20 years in the Morgan Stanley commodity group as a managing director and global head of metals sales and trading and head of commodity hedge fund sales. He was a member of the Comex and phlx exchanges. He graduated from Cornell university.

Recent Articles By The Author

Rising Copper Is Bad News for Tesla

Rising Copper Is Bad News for Tesla

The weakening dollar is filtering down to commodities, and metals prices are rising.

The Italian Job: Why Gold and Silver Dropped Today

The Italian Job: Why Gold and Silver Dropped Today

Italy is the fourth largest holder of gold in reserves.

Gold Has Been a Disappointment

Gold Has Been a Disappointment

D.C. discourse is worsening, but gold is not cooperating.

Gold Reaches 7-Month Highs

Gold Reaches 7-Month Highs

Bonds and yen are also catching a bid thanks to uncertainty from Trump administration.

Keep Gold in Your Portfolio

Keep Gold in Your Portfolio

How to play precious metals in these uncertain geopolitical times.

Watching Gold for a Good Entry

Watching Gold for a Good Entry

Waiting for the $1245-to-$1250 area before adding.

Gold Has Plenty of Uncertainty Behind It

Gold Has Plenty of Uncertainty Behind It

Even without North Korea, there's plenty of uncertainty coming from U.S. allies.

Gold Defies Predictions of Swoon

Gold Defies Predictions of Swoon

As Trump has his best week so far, equities remain resilient to negative news.

Trump's Problems Are Good News for Gold

Trump's Problems Are Good News for Gold

A businessman who answered to stockholders would've been better choice as president.

Political Capital Is Being Misspent in D.C.

Political Capital Is Being Misspent in D.C.

Washington kerfuffles should bode well for gold and other 'portfolio protection' assets.