WTI Fails to Recover Above 200DMA; Copper & Gold Affected by Strong Buck

WTI had a modest recovery on Tuesday, but was unable to remain above its 200-day moving average (DMA) of $95. Geopolitical tensions between the United States and China were in the spotlight during Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Copper and gold prices were negatively impacted by the resultant strength of the U.S. dollar, which was compounded by an increase in yields.