Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High

Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High






Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High Data through January 2017, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, shows the composite rate up three basis points from the previous month at 0.92% in January. The bank card […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA, DAX, Nifty, and Shanghai look Bullish in here with resistance above current marks. We could possibly see a rise in the next 3-4 sessions before a correctio. Nikkei is almost range-bound and could be stuck in its immediate […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN,  $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Friday, as traders liquidated long positions ahead of a US holiday weekend, and following a fund-driven rally seen as lacking fundamental drivers The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.41%, to […]






The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) an Amazing Machine

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) an Amazing Machine






The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) an Amazing Machine $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Since November 10th the stock market has become an amazing machine relentlessly advancing ever upward.  In the past sixty eight NYSE trading sessions the Dow Jones has closed at a new all-time high in twenty six of them.  That’s 38% of the trading days […]






Crowdfunding the Future, this is Just the Beginning

Crowdfunding the Future, this is Just the Beginning






Crowdfunding the Future, this is Just the Beginning Blockchain-based crowdfunding is becoming a huge phenomenon, with tens of millions of dollars pouring into different ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) over the course of Y’ 2016, and Y 2017 is set to be an even bigger year as the technology matures. Like all new technologies and movements, […]






Investors Still See Gold as Safe Haven & Inflation Hedge

Investors Still See Gold as Safe Haven & Inflation Hedge






Investors Still See Gold as Safe Haven & Inflation Hedge $GLD In a counter intuitive move, the precious Yellow metal is advancing as Fed threatens to tighten, ETF investors have turned buyers as Trump Rally extends. Savvy market analysts know very well that works for Gold in practice does not work in theory very often, in […]






Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers

Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers






Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers Math is logical, functional and just … awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!) So why do we learn mathematics? Essentially, for three reasons: calculation, application, and last, […]






The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in January

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in January






The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in January to 125.5 (2010 = 100), following a 0.5 percent increase in December, and a 0.2 percent increase in November. “The U.S. Leading Economic Index increased sharply again in January, pointing to a positive economic outlook in the first half of this year,” […]






Putin is a Leader: Politicians Should Follow his Example

Putin is a Leader: Politicians Should Follow his Example






Putin is a Leader: Politicians Should Follow his Example Putin will pay off the balance of the debt inherited from the Soviet Union this year, Izvestia daily reports, quoting sources in the Russian Ministry of Finance. Last week, the Finance Ministry said it had cleared the $60.6 million debt to Macedonia. This means that the […]






EU Wants USA to Keep Paying for Their Security

EU Wants USA to Keep Paying for Their Security






EU can not afford increased military spending and America should cover the cost EU President Jean-Claude Juncker demanded. Modern politics is also about leftist humanitarian assistance and development which America should also cover the cost of, Socialism is alive and well in the EU. Junker who has had a hand in turning Europe into a […]






FX News: Trading China’s RMB

FX News: Trading China’s RMB






FX News: Trading China’s RMB China’s RMB closed up 0.012 at 6.864. Volume was 42% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 68% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 6.852 6.871 6.852 6.864 1,230 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 6.87 6.90 […]






PBOC: China Will Keep Monetary Policy Neutral

PBOC: China Will Keep Monetary Policy Neutral






PBOC: China Will Keep Monetary Policy Neutral $CNY China should keep its monetary policy stable and neutral, a Chinese central bank official said Wednesday. Yi Gang, deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, made the remarks at the annual meeting of Chinese Economists 50 Forum (CE50) when responding to questions on China’s monetary policy. […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: A pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 20619.77, +0.04% is in pause to refresh mode now, on the next move North can expect a pause near 20800 from where a dip is due and healthy. DAX at 11757.24, -0.31% […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday, retreating from early strength on profit-taking after each market set multi-month highs. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.39%, to 3.735 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.54%, […]






HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook

HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook






HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 23,001.21. The projected upper bound is: 24,612.16. The projected lower bound […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,287.81. The projected lower bound is: 3,169.68. The projected closing price is: 3,228.74. SSE COMPOSITE closed unchanged at 3,229.618. Volume was 100% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger […]






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1,598.72. The projected lower bound is: 1,555.93. The projected closing price is: 1,577.32. SET Index closed up 2.680 at 1,576.050. Volume was 2% below average (neutral) and Bollinger […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Overall stocks are mixed, DJIA DAX, and Shanghai look Bullish, Nikkei may consolidate near term. Nifty looks Bearish ahead. PE DJIA at 20611.86, +0.52% is headed towards 20800 near term, then expect a short corrective dip towards 20400-20200, and then […]






Chicago Agricultura Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agricultura Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday, recovering from weakness in the overnight trading session on a round of technical buying. Corn futures staked out a fresh top, peaking at its highest since 30 June, while Wheat was trending near the 7.5 month […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.96. The projected upper bound is: 116.80. The projected lower bound is: 111.56. The projected closing price is: […]






S&P/ASX 200(INDEXASX:XJO) Australia HEFFX Outlook

S&P/ASX 200(INDEXASX:XJO) Australia HEFFX Outlook






S&P/ASX 200(INDEXASX:XJO) Australia HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 5,923.31. The projected lower bound is: 5,721.33. The projected closing price is: 5,822.32. S&P/ASX 200 closed up 5.826 at 5,814.900. Volume was 78% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger […]






Hang Seng Index(IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook

Hang Seng Index(IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook






Hang Seng Index(IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 22,913.77. The projected upper bound is: 24,498.14. The projected lower bound […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,272.58. The projected lower bound is: 3,150.60. The projected closing price is: 3,211.59. SSE COMPOSITE closed down -4.942 at 3,212.986. Volume was 31% above average (neutral) and […]






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1,596.02. The projected lower bound is: 1,553.24. The projected closing price is: 1,574.63. SET Index closed up 1.130 at 1,573.370. Volume was 25% above average (neutral) and Bollinger […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Sharp Northside moves seen in the DJIA, DAX, Nikkei, Shanghai are Bullish. Nifty may face rejection near term. PE DJIA at 20504.41, +0.45% rose sharply and is headed towards 20600-20800, as mentioned Thursday. While the US Dollar (.DXY) Index continues […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-day low, pressured by the rapidly advancing harvest of a record crop in Brazil and much-needed rains in Argentina. Corn and Wheat futures also weakened, setting back from 7.5-month highs […]






HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook

HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook






HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 22,839.55. The projected upper bound is: 24,187.78. The projected lower bound […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,277.79. The projected lower bound is: 3,155.70. The projected closing price is: 3,216.75. SSE COMPOSITE closed up 1.089 at 3,217.928. Volume was 3% above average (neutral) and […]






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1,595.70. The projected lower bound is: 1,551.79. The projected closing price is: 1,573.74. SET Index closed down -13.000 at 1,572.240. Volume was 14% below average (neutral) and Bollinger […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) China HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) China HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) China HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 6.88. The projected upper bound is: 6.92. The projected lower bound is: 6.81. The projected closing price is: […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 7.76. The projected upper bound is: 7.76. The projected lower bound is: 7.75. The projected closing price is: […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.90. The projected upper bound is: 116.84. The projected lower bound is: 111.59. The projected closing price is: […]






China Economic Data Shows Stability and Growth

China Economic Data Shows Stability and Growth






China’s economy as a whole, the PPI data offered a broad positive as rising prices could boost corporate profits and help contain financial risks. Tuesday’s data also showed the consumer price index (CPI) grew 2.5 percent year on year last month, fractionally above market expectations of 2.4 percent. Food prices, which account for about one-third […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Overall the major world market stock indexes are trading higher and look strong on the week. PE DJIA at 20412.16, +0.70% broke above the 20400 mark without seeing any rejection. The Bulls look strong and if it maintains above […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with wheat futures rallying for the 5th day running as investment funds continue to add the grain to their portfolio despite ample global supplies. Corn futures also firmed on a technical bounce and signs of strong […]






Metalla Royality & Streaming (OTCQB:EXCFF) Arranges $7-M Private Placement

Metalla Royality & Streaming (OTCQB:EXCFF) Arranges $7-M Private Placement






Metalla Royality & Streaming (OTCQB:EXCFF) Arranges $7-M Private Placement $EXCFF Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (“Metalla” or the “Company”) (CSE:MTA) (OTCQB:EXCFF) (FRANKFURT:X9CP) is pleased to announce that it has arranged a private placement of 14,000,000 units (“Units”) at $0.50 per Unit for a total gross proceeds of $7,000,000, of which 8,000,000 Units will be offered […]






Violent Strike at BHP’s Copper Mine in Chile, force majeure Declared

Violent Strike at BHP’s Copper Mine in Chile, force majeure Declared






Violent Strike at BHP’s Copper Mine in Chile, force majeure Declared $BHP,  $CU A strike at BHP Billiton’s (NYSE:BHP) Escondida copper mine in Chile has turned ugly and  police are investigating a fire at the mine that came just hours before 300 masked people stormed the site. Monday, BHP confirmed that 14 people were injured after […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.89. The projected upper bound is: 116.32. The projected lower bound is: 111.09. The projected closing price is: […]






Hang Seng Index(IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook

Hang Seng Index(IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook






Hang Seng Index(IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 22,806.91. The projected upper bound is: 24,196.32. The projected lower bound […]






SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook






SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,277.36. The projected lower bound is: 3,154.52. The projected closing price is: 3,215.94. SSE COMPOSITE closed up 20.140 at 3,216.839. Volume was 21% above average (neutral) […]






SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook






SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1,608.11. The projected lower bound is: 1,565.75. The projected closing price is: 1,586.93. SET Index closed up 1.990 at 1,585.240. Volume was 14% below average (neutral) and […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA, DAX and Nikkei could face resistances above current marks and could possible come off by the end of the week, Nifty and Shanghai looks Bullish for now. Nifty is heading towards Key resistance from where it may come […]






Goldcorp’s New Exploration Targets: Junior Explorers

Goldcorp’s New Exploration Targets: Junior Explorers






  Goldcorp’s New Exploration Targets: Junior Explorers $GG,  $EXCFF Goldcorp (CN:G, NYSE:GG) has halted grassroots greenfield exploration in favor of investing US$100-M in a portfolio of junior explorers to help them make discoveries. CEO David Garofalo thinks investing in a junior exploration portfolio is less risky than carrying out greenfields work “We have ceased grassroots […]






US Government Considering Scaling Back Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals’Rule

US Government Considering Scaling Back Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals’Rule






US Government Considering Scaling Back Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals’Rule The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may soon change its Conflict Minerals Rule, which requires companies to trace and report whether their products contain minerals from a war-torn part of Africa. The regulation, issued in Y 2012 under the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law, has targeted the […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: There is still enthusiasm for the Bull market’s strength, but there is one view that is worth consideration in here. Merrill Lynch’s strategy team issued notices Thursday, noting that the S&P 500 recently reached 17X forward earnings, a level briefly […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Wheat futures gaining 2% to a 7-month high after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) increased its export forecast and showed smaller-than-expected global supplies in a monthly report. Chicago Board of Trade Soybean futures turned […]






Le Pen will Win, France will Dump Euro, Deport Refugees

Le Pen will Win, France will Dump Euro, Deport Refugees






Le Pen will Win, France will Dump Euro, Deport Refugees Why will this happen? Democracy that’s why. More than 55 percent of Europeans say that immigration from Muslim-majority countries should be stopped. Paris will soon look like a war zone: The Eiffel Tower in Paris will receive additional security and protection in light of the […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: None his morning: PE DJIA at 20054.34, -0.18%, has not got the momentum for a sharp rise from these marks. But, the possibility of rising to 20200 near to medium term is in the cards, but for not it […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising to a 2 wk high while Corn and Wheat prices also rising on support from investment fund buying and position squaring ahead of a government crop report due Thursday. The most active […]






US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged Wednesday

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged Wednesday






US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged Wednesday $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The major US averages finished Wednesday’s session flat to unchanged, as the S&P 500 (+0.1%) and the NAS Comp (+0.2%) closed with modest gains while the DJIA (-0.2%) under-performed. Black Gold finished 0.3% higher at 52.36 bbl after seeing solid losses during the overnight […]






‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold

‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold






‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold $USD, $GLD A pillar of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and now policy formation, is “America First” So far, this has entailed withdrawing from possible participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), citing potential currency manipulators, and construction of The Wall along the Mexican border. A Key outcome for investors […]






US President Trump Set to Name China a ‘Currency Manipulator’

US President Trump Set to Name China a ‘Currency Manipulator’






US President Trump Set to Name China a ‘Currency Manipulator’ $USD, $CNY, $AAPL, $BA Experts warn investors that President Donald Trump will soon fulfill his campaign vow to label China a ‘currency manipulator’. “Some time in the next couple of weeks, we think it is likely that President Trump will declare China a currency manipulator […]






Blockchain will Transform Exchange Business

Blockchain will Transform Exchange Business






Blockchain will fundamentally transform exchange business – Funderbeam CEO Kaidi Ruusalepp “Blockchain can radically transform exchange sector”, believes Kaidi Ruusalepp, CEO at Funderbeam (exchange for startups) and former CEO at the Estonian Nasdaq subdivision. On March 9, she will speak at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Tallinn. Being experienced in managing Nasdaq, Kaidi founded Funderbeam – […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA and DAX may remain ranged with some possibility of moving higher medium term. Nikkei is trading above support and looks Bullish while Shanghai may fall near term. PE DJIA at 20090.29, +0.19%, and DAX at 11549.44, +0.34% finished […]






Gold Seeing Strong Support On Safe-Haven Flows, Weakening USD

Gold Seeing Strong Support On Safe-Haven Flows, Weakening USD






Gold Seeing Strong Support On Safe-Haven Flows, Weakening USD $GLD Political and economic uncertainties under the Trump Administration, coupled with a weakening USD since the beginning of the year, have led to a sharp rise in Gold prices for more than a month. Since late December, Gold has risen from its long-term lows around 1125 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with Soybean futures rising on continued strong export demand as overseas buyers waited for the bulk of the expected bumper South America harvest to come online. Corn futures also firmed, finding technical support after dipping to […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,140.80. The projected upper bound is: 3,213.63. The projected lower bound is: 3,089.95. The projected closing price is: 3,151.79. SSE COMPOSITE closed […]






Hang Seng Index (IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong Outlook

Hang Seng Index (IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong Outlook






Hang Seng Index (IndexHangSeng:HSI) Hong Kong Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 22,700.16. The projected upper bound is: 23,810.47. The projected lower bound is: 22,878.81. The projected closing price is: 23,344.64. HANG SENG […]






SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand BKK HEFFX Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand BKK HEFFX Outlook






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1,605.65. The projected lower bound is: 1,562.84. The projected closing price is: 1,584.24. SET Index closed down -6.610 at 1,582.520. Volume was 9% below average (neutral) and Bollinger […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






  Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Both the Nifty and DJIA looks Bullish near term, Nikkei and DAX should remain stable in here before deciding on further direction.PE DJIA at 20052.42, -0.09% was stable above 20000 Monday, and could try and move up near […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures firmed on spillover strength from a rally in China as well as signs of good export demand. Corn retreated on technical selling, traders said, while profit-taking weighed on wheat following a 2.4% rally […]






China is Ready for Growth

China is Ready for Growth






China’s GDP growth was 6.7 percent in 2016 — a three-decade low for the country, but outpacing most other major economies. Reforms in key areas of state-owned enterprises as well as financial and social security are also needed in good time. Wide-ranging measures are needed to regulate property market. The country is battling against pollution […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Neutral. PE DJIA at 20071.46, +0.94% rose sharply Friday, possibly on news of US President Donald Trump’s order to roll back the Dodd-Frank with the Volcker Rule that was signed by Barack Hussein-Obama in Y 2010. The markets may take […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures close lower Friday with Soybean futures weakening on a round of technical selling after failing to push through their weekly high during the overnight trading session. Corn and Wheat futures also were trading lower, pressured by abundant global […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Japan

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Japan






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) HEFFX Japan Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 115.16. The projected lower bound is: 109.83. The projected closing price is: 112.49. FOREX JPY= closed down -0.220 at 112.480. Volume was 99% below […]






S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) Australia Outlook

S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) Australia Outlook






S&P/ASX 200(INDEXASX:XJO) Australia Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 5,737.20. The projected lower bound is: 5,516.77. The projected closing price is: 5,626.99. S&P/ASX 200 closed down -23.852 at 5,621.582. Volume was 11% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands […]






SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook






SET Index(INDEXBKK:SET) Thailand HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1,606.51. The projected lower bound is: 1,563.57. The projected closing price is: 1,585.04. SET Index closed up 10.280 at 1,582.950. Volume was 8% below average (neutral) and Bollinger […]






HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook

HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook






HANG SENG INDEX(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 22,651.35. The projected upper bound is: 23,620.44. The projected lower bound is: 22,669.38. The projected closing price is: 23,144.91. HANG SENG […]






SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook






SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,139.86. The projected upper bound is: 3,201.48. The projected lower bound is: 3,076.13. The projected closing price is: 3,138.80. SSE COMPOSITE […]






China Planning Stable Growth

China Planning Stable Growth






The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) announced Friday, a 10 basis point rise in the interest rate of open-market operations through reverse repurchase agreements. The central bank also increased interest rates on standing lending facilities, another tool to support liquidity. The rate hikes are regarded by analysts as flexible policy tools for the central bank […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Stocks are stable and are trading near Key support and resistance marks. Chinese markets opened Friday after a week long New Year Holiday. PE Shanghai at 3141.24, -0.56% is trading lower, could see 3125 before bouncing back. DJIA 19884.91,-0.03% may […]






The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls

The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls






The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls $GLD Thursday, volume and prices spiked on call options giving holders the right to buy Gold at higher prices. Wednesday, investors poured $413-M into SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD), the largest ETF backed by the metal, recouping almost 50% of the money that exited in January. The Fed […]






Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC

Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC






Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC $EXCFF  $GG Tuesday, I sat down with Brett Heath, the founding President/Director of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC (OTCMKT:EXCFF) to discuss the importance and benefits of his new enterprise to the industry, community and stakeholders in the world of precious metals mining, funding and production, […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The FOMC kept rates unchanged as expected, the markets are willing to wait till March to analyze economic activity in The Trump Era. In India, although the Union Budget has brought about little disappointment to some people, many investors are […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising on commodity fund buying at the start of a new month along with fresh export demand. March Corn delivery rose 8.5 cents, or 2.36%, to 3.6825 bu. March Wheat delivery added 13 […]






Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump’s pro-Crude Oil Policies

Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump’s pro-Crude Oil Policies






Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump’s pro-Crude Oil Policies $OIL, $USO, $UNG The Kingdom’s energy minister says Saudi Arabia may increase its investments in the US Saudi Arabia may increase its Crude Oil investments in the US due to a more fossil fuel-oriented energy policy by the Trump Administration, the Kingdom’s Energy Minister […]






Gold is the Safest Investment in a Volatile Political Atmosphere

Gold is the Safest Investment in a Volatile Political Atmosphere






Gold is the Safest Investment in a Volatile Political Atmosphere $GLD Savvy asset managers predicts that the only safe investment in a  volatile political and economic atmosphere is Gold. “Gold is one of the few things you should own,” a UK hedge fund manager said Wednesday. Adding, “…hat there are very few, if any, safe […]






BREXIT is GO

BREXIT is GO






MPs voted to push the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill through to the next stage. After the bill fully clears parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger Article 50 and begin formal negotiations with the EU. George Osborne, the Remain Conservative chancellor during the Brexit referendum, warned MPs against blocking the bill, saying it […]






IMF Calls Out Merkel and the EU, Finally

IMF Calls Out Merkel and the EU, Finally






International Monetary Fund (IMF) accuses EU countries of running excessive deficits, distorted budgets and poor compliance with financial rules in the single currency area. The IMF working paper called Fiscal Politics in the Euro Area analyzes data from 19 countries participating in the eurozone over 1999–2015. It reveals the public-debt-to-GDP ratio of the euro area […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: See the 1st FOMC meeting of Trump Administration as important as people have mixed views of what the Trump Era has in store, do not expect any changes to the interest rate landscape from the Fed officials out of […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday as traders firmed their buying after Monday’s losses and USD’s weakens, which makes American agriculture products competitive. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 2 cents, or 0.56%, to 3.5975 bu. March wheat delivery […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Overall a mild dip was seen Monday seen in equities, the long term the trend is still Bullish. The focus now is on the FOMC and the Indian Union Budget due Wednesday. PE DJIA at 19971.13, -0.61% traded down […]






Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd, A Pure Precious Metals Play

Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd, A Pure Precious Metals Play






Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd, A Pure Precious Metals Play OTCMKT:EXCFF,  Canada:MTA Germany: X9CP Metalla Conterparties: Goldcorp (NYSE:GG), Tahoe Resources (NYSE:TAHO), Osisko Mining (TSE:OSK), and Orefinders Resources (TSXV:ORX) Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. is a junior precious metals streaming company. This young firm has already got a strong growth profile, it offers investors cost predictability, direct […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Overall some correction can/will/should/may come into global equities after the strength seen last week. See some sideways action coming in the early sessions this week before more Northside momentum takes hold.PE. DJIA at 20093.78, -0.04% may see a sideways […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday\ $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle lower Friday with no real good reason to go anywhere, according to 1 agriculture analyst. At the close, the March Corn futures closed 1.25 cents lower at 3.625 bu, and new-crop December 2017 futures finished 1.5 cents […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)( AUDUSD ) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)( AUDUSD ) HEFFX Trading Outlook






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 0.77. The projected lower bound is: 0.74. The projected closing price is: 0.76. FOREX AUD= closed up 0.001 at 0.756. Volume was 87% […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) HEFFX Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) HEFFX Trading Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,139.85. The projected upper bound is: 3,220.49. The projected lower bound is: 3,096.01. The projected closing price is: 3,158.25. SSE COMPOSITE closed […]






SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) HEFFX Trading Outlook

SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) HEFFX Trading Outlook






SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,535.17. The projected upper bound is: 1,613.42. The projected lower bound is: […]






Saudi Aramco’s Crude Oil Reserves Confirmed by External Audit ahead of IPO

Saudi Aramco’s Crude Oil Reserves Confirmed by External Audit ahead of IPO






Saudi Aramco’s Crude Oil Reserves Confirmed by External Audit ahead of IPO $OIL, $BHI, $BP Based on a figure of 265-B barrels, Aramco’s fields contain about 15% of the world’s proven Crude Oil reserves The 1st independent audit of Saudi Aramco’s Crude Oil reserves has confirmed the state Oil company’s own figures, sources familiar with […]






Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Trading Outlook

Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Trading Outlook






Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Hong Kong HEFFX Trading Outlook  Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 22,618.70. The projected upper bound is: 23,852.65. The projected […]






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