Posted on June 20, 2018

        Here is the latest update from RS Metrics on their MetalSignals application. MetalSignals satellite imagery data of global storage and smelter production can now predict FX and rates.  Check out these examples for EUR/USD and FVX.  This can be a powerful tool for macro strategy. To learn more about how this tool, simply watch the latest video on FX and rates via RS Metrics YouTube channel here.

The video is also posted below for your convenience.



MetalSignals is a web app that provides satellite-imagery based data, trends, and analysis for global Aluminum, Copper, and Zinc production and storage, based on changes in daily, weekly, monthly, and year-over-year growth in metal concentrate and finished product stored outside at hundreds of individual smelters and storage facilities. It also rolls up the production and storage data for each location “by type” (e.g. aluminum smelters, zinc storage) to generate trends and signals that are predictive of exchange metal price and inventory, 1-month and 3-months out.

App Functionality- Users can create favorites lists of selected locations and groups of locations, automatically generate alerts and signals for periods of significant change, and generate shareable PDF report summaries.

Customer Types

  • Commodity traders
  • Commodity investors
  • Storage Companies
  • Mining Companies
  • Smelters

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