The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics

The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics






The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics Many readers have ask us why we cover political and health issues when our primary focus is on the financial markets. The Key reason is that all these fields are connected, we do not have free market forces anymore. Virtually everything is manipulated, from […]






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: Most of the indices are in a Bullish consolidation mode, and keeps the uptrend intact medium term. Shanghai is close to its major trend decider levels, which may set the direction for the next few weeks. PE DJIA at […]






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 settled higher Thursday with CME Group’s farm futures jumping double-digits on Soybean, Corn dropped and Wheat traded slightly higher on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1 cent, […]






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: While DJIA and DAX look positive medium term, Nikkei could possibly be on the verge of breaking below Key support which could confirm further JPY strength. PE The DJIA at 19954.28, +0.50% is unable to reach the 20000-mark that market […]






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 settle lower Wednesday with Wheat futures falling more than 2% on forecasts for much-needed moisture in the southern Plains, agriculture analysts said. Corn and Soybean futures also declined as traders adjusted positions ahead of Key crop data due on […]






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 are in a consolidative mode, while Nifty is trading near Key levels. Shanghai may test Key resistance from where it may come off soon. PE DJIA at 19855.53, -0.16%, DAX at 11583.30, +0.17%, and Nikkei at […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean futures firmed, recovering from weakness in overnight trading on technical buying on concerns about weather in Key South American growing regions. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 1.75 cents, or 0.49%, […]






American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl






American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl $TSN, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB The Great Depression of the 1930’s was tough for most Americans, and farmers were really hard hit. Plowing up the Southern Plains to grow crops turned out to be a massive miscalculation that led to enormous suffering. In that circumstance 3 consecutive droughts […]






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 global markets are following DIA which is unable to hold above the psych market 20000, and sideways consolidation for the rest of the week looks likely for most indices. PE DJIA at 19887.38, -0.38% seeing no gains after […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Monday with Soybean futures firmed, supported by some concerns about rain in parts of Argentina curtailing crop production from the world’s 3rd largest exporter of Oilseed. Wheat futures finished higher, with traders noting consolidation trade after prices […]






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: Range-bound pattern seen on DJIA, DAX and Nikkei, they all 3 look to be trapped near term. Some more consolidation is expected before any sharp move is seen. Nifty trades at Key marks which could be the driver for […]






Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016






Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016 $GLD, $SLV I wasn’t going to write anything until next week, but reporting on the annual performance for gold and silver in the 1st week of the year feels appropriate and timely. Publishing the following table has been an annual event […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Off Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Off Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Off Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle lower Friday on signs of weakening demand for US exports as the South American harvest nears. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 3.25 cents, or 0.9%, to 3.58 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 3 cents, […]






High Frequency Trading in the Stock Market, How it Works

High Frequency Trading in the Stock Market, How it Works






High Frequency Trading in the Stock Market, How it Works High Frequency Trading (HFT) is when a trader or institutions utilizes technology and powerful computers to automate trading and execute large orders at very high speeds through the use of algorithms. Their super computers are able to scan the market in secs looking for ideal […]






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 The DJIA at 19899.29, -0.21% trading within 20000-19720 range and likely to consolidate near term. It may not be very easy to break above 20000 now. A prolonged consolidation within the range, could help gather more Bullish momentum for a […]






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 Thursday with Wheat futures rising more than 1.8% to their highest marks in nearly 6 weeks on a round of short-covering after weakening overnight. Corn firmed, extending its winning streak to 5 days. Strength in Wheat lent […]






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: Participants are returning to the markets after the Holidays, we could get more clarity on further direction by the end of this week. Sentiment for Japan and China looks strong in here. We could expect the rally to continue […]






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $BHI, $CVX, $COG, $MPC, $OXY Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished  higher Wednesday with Soybean futures prices closing double-digits higher, on damaging crop-weather in Argentina. Corn futures also rose to extend their 3-session winning streak as investors staked out positions ahead of annual re-balancing by commodity index funds. Wheat […]






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: Nikkei looks strong in the near term while DJIA and DAX could remain stable just now, possibly trying to make a base before seeing another rally on the Northside. Nifty and Shanghai are trading below important resistance marks. PE […]






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 Tuesday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-week low on improving South American crop prospects. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 1.07%, to 3.5575 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 1.5 cents, […]






Giant Oil & Gas Companies Qualify to Bid for Iran Resources

Giant Oil & Gas Companies Qualify to Bid for Iran Resources






Giant Oil & Gas Companies Qualify to Bid for Iran Resources $TOT, $RDS.A, $RDS.B, $E, $OZGBY, $SLB Iran’s Oil Ministry has published list of 29 international companies qualified to bid for Crude Oil and Nat Gas projects following the lifting of sanctions under a landmark Nuclear accord. The list published on the ministry’s website Monday […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed on Friday with Corn, Wheat futures finishing the last trading day of the year on a high note. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 2.25 cents, or 0.64%, to 3.52 bu. March Wheat […]






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 Thursday in technically driven trade as investors squared positions toward the end of the year and the USD firmed. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.5 cents, or 0.43%, to 3.4975 bu. March Wheat […]






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 Wednesday in technically driven trade as investors squared positions toward the end of the year and the USD firmed. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 6.75 cents, or 1.9%, to 3.4825  bu. March wheat […]






Global Financial Predication’s for 2017

Global Financial Predication’s for 2017






Global Financial Predication’s for 2017 Grace Century, an international Research and Private Equity Company based out of Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E., publishes its annual predictions, as they relates to Global assets, financial environments, and markets, for the start of the year 2017. Detailed reports are available to Grace Century Members. Grace Century enjoyed remarkable insights […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday on bargain-buying and short-covering after last week’s declines. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 9.25 cents, or 2.68%, to 3.55 bu. March Wheat delivery added 16 cents, or 4.07%, to 4.095 bu. January […]






Donald Trump’s Policies Translate to a Weaker USD & Stronger Gold Prices

Donald Trump’s Policies Translate to a Weaker USD & Stronger Gold Prices






Donald Trump’s Policies Translate to a Weaker USD & Stronger Gold Prices $USD, $GLD, $AAPL, $XOM US President Donald Trump’s basic tax reform will create huge incentives for Corporate America to move production onshore. That is a bad thing for those in the supply chain. It is a bad thing for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and for […]






Precious Investments Inc (OTCMKTS:PNIK) Trading Outlook

Precious Investments Inc (OTCMKTS:PNIK) Trading Outlook






Precious Investments Inc (OTCMKTS:PNIK) Trading Outlook Precious Investments, Inc. is engaged in the business of purchasing and selling colored diamonds. The Company focuses on managing a portfolio of rare colored diamonds. The Company focuses on manufacturing and wholesaling of fine jewelry. The Company also focuses on wholesaling of fine pre-owned vintage watches and buying of […]






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, extending losses in agriculture markets following quiet trade ahead of the Christmas Holiday weekend. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.43%, to 3.4575 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 3.5 […]






Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development






Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development $COP, $TRP Oil and Gas company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) requested a permit from the Obama Administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska in early Y 2015. The drilling project, dubbed the Greater Mooses Tooth Development (GMTD), is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands […]






China: 13th 5 Year Plan off to Good Start

China: 13th 5 Year Plan off to Good Start






President Xi has said he is confident that China will well achieve its major economic and social targets for 2016, and that the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020) will be off to a good start, according to a statement released Friday. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made […]






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: Global stocks are mixed. Shanghai looks Bullish. DJIA and DAX may take a pause to refresh in here, while Nifty is looking Bearish near to medium term. PE Nikkei is closed on the Eve of The Emperors Birthday but […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a new one-month low as forecasts for rain in Argentina dampened concerns about dryness hurting production there. The most active Corn contract for March delivery stayed unchanged at 3.4725 bu. March […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures rising as the market rebounded from its lowest marks in nearly a month on lingering concerns about risks from unfavorable crop weather in South America. The most active Corn contract for March delivery […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA and DAX continues to maintain the post US Election rally, while Nikkei is trying to get on with them. Shanghai is testing important support near current marks, while Nifty continues to look weak near term. PE DJIA at […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday with Soybean futures tumbling to a nearly 1-month low, as rain in Argentina’s dry crop belts kept South America on track for a bumper harvest. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 3 cents, […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The Bullish momentum in the DAX seems to be strong and could take the index higher near term. DJIA and Nikkei is stable while Nifty and Shanghai look like they are weakening. PE The DJIA at 19883.06, +0.20% and […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAR, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday on profit-taking and expectations for more crop-friendly rainfall in Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 3 cents, or 0.84%, to 3.5325 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 4.25 cents, or 1.04%, to 4.05 […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: All global indices are in pause mode. Immediate resistances seen in Nikkei, DJIA, DAX and Nifty. We could see some sideways consolidation or a short term correction in here. Shanghai is the  Bullish standout. PE DJIA at 19843.41, -0.04% may […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Friday with Soybean futures firming, as a fresh export deal highlighted the robust overseas demand for the oil-seed and also supported by lingering concerns about dry conditions in Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March […]






When Trading Financial Issues, “Patience is a Virtue”

When Trading Financial Issues, “Patience is a Virtue”






When Trading Financial Issues, “Patience is a Virtue” Trading financial issues (stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies) requires focus and discipline when making important decisions that often occur in nano secs. Real time analysis of market conditions, charts, signals/indicators, while dealing with personal emotions can cloud a trader’s mind, resulting in an irrational, and ultimately incorrect decision. […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The DJIA has paused in here (today is Quad Witching options expiry, may bring added volume). passing the Santa Claus Rally to  the DAX. Some exhaustion is visible in Nikkei which could be set up for a dip.Shanghai looks Bullish […]






Stock Investor/Trader Glossary: Candlestick

Stock Investor/Trader Glossary: Candlestick






Stock Investor/Trader Glossary: Candlestick Candlesticks are used for charting price action by displaying the high, low, open and close prices for the time period specified. Depending if the candlestick closes higher or lower from the opening price, it will have a different color, usually either red or green (white) where Red marks a down candle […]






Donald Trump Picked Rex Tillerson for Tough New Iran Policy

Donald Trump Picked Rex Tillerson for Tough New Iran Policy






Donald Trump Picked Rex Tillerson for Tough New Iran Policy $OIL, $XOM Rex Tillerson, Chairman /CEO of Exxon Mobil, was named the Trump Administration’s Secretary of State to execute the tough foreign policies charted by President Elect Donald Trump, including his decision to stiffen the nuclear accord signed with Iran as soon as he moves […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The DJIA and DAX could enter into a pause mode with a short term dip in the coming sessions before resuming the uptrend. Overall equities do not look very strong in here. Watch for indications of resuming the move North. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures falling to a 3-week low as forecasts for rain in dry areas of Argentina’s crop belt took out some of the weather premium built into the market. The most active Corn contract for March […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA and DAX are strongly Bullish and may continue to move higher this week. Shanghai and Nifty are stable with some possibility of moving up in here. While Nikkei seems to look slightly Bearish near term. PE DJIA at 19911.21, […]






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 Tuesday with Corn futures rising to a 5-month high as strong exports and technical buying supported the prices. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 0.5 cents, or 0.14%, to 3.61 bu. March Wheat delivery […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Equities are all mixed. Only the DJIA and DAX looks to be holding their upward rally and looks potentially Bullish while some weakness is seen in the other indices. Shanghai crashed, and Nikkei and Nifty may have some room […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures weakening on forecasts for some much-needed rain in dry parts of Argentina’s growing areas. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1 cent, or 0.28%, to 3.605 bu. March Wheat delivery […]






Commodities Outlook

Commodities Outlook






Commodities Outlook Commodities increased in November due to higher economic growth expectations and announced crude production cuts, according to Credit Suisse Asset Management. The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return performance was positive for the month, with 13 out of 22 Index constituents posting gains. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Industrial Metals increased the […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle higher Friday with Soybean and Corn futures rising 1%, buoyed by technical buying and concerns over dry growing conditions in Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 6 cents, or 1.7%, to 3.595 bu. […]






The US Stock Market Was Over Valued When the DJIA Was at 19,000, That Continues

The US Stock Market Was Over Valued When the DJIA Was at 19,000, That Continues






The US Stock Market Was Over Valued When the DJIA Was at 19,000, That Continues $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Just when you think you understand the rules of the game, someone changes them.  I’m talking about the relationship between the Dow Jones and its trading volume.  Last week I noted how since January 2000 the Dow […]






OPEC and Non-OPEC Producers Agree to Cut Crude Oil Production

OPEC and Non-OPEC Producers Agree to Cut Crude Oil Production






OPEC and Non-OPEC Producers Agree to Cut Crude Oil Production $OIL Saturday, OPEC and non-OPEC producers reached their first deal since Y 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than 2 years of low prices that stretched many budgets and triggered unrest in some countries. With the deal signed […]






Access to Physical Gold Coming the 1.6-B Muslims on Our Planet

Access to Physical Gold Coming the 1.6-B Muslims on Our Planet






Access to Physical Gold Coming the 1.6-B Muslims on Our Planet $GLD A new Sharia Gold Standard will be introduced this month to the 1.6-B Muslims on our Planet. Until now, aboout 25% of the world’s citizens have been denied access to Gold under some existing conditions of Islamic Law, which controls all financial and […]






Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping






Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping Investing has to do with the acceptance of risk in the pursuit of a worthwhile return. Speculation entails the same Key element. Safekeeping means, safely “marching in place” That commonality leads many people to confuse investing with speculation. However, the fact is, they are very different. So, if you are […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The Bulls are back in stocks and a near term rally is happening. DAX has surprised the markets and is ready to end the year on a positive note. DJIA and Nikkei have risen nicely and set up for […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Thursday with Soybean futures tumbling as investors shrug off continued demand from Asian market and liquidate positions amid a record crop. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 4.5 cents, or 1.26%, to 3.535 bu. […]






Shell Signs Iran Oil & Gas Development Deals

Shell Signs Iran Oil & Gas Development Deals






Shell Signs Iran Oil & Gas Development Deals $RDS.A, $RDS.B, $TOT Analysts said the deals showed major Crude Oil companies are prepared to keep doing business with Iran Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A, RDS.B) signed a provisional agreement Wednesday to develop Iranian Oil & Gas fields, an Iranian official said, the 1st deal by the world’s […]






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 close mixed Wednesday with Corn and Wheat futures falling, buffeted by profit-taking and abundant world supplies. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.69%, to 3.58 bu. March Wheat delivery drooped 5.75 cents, or […]






Glencore, Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Take 19.5% Stake in Russia’s Rosneft

Glencore, Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Take 19.5% Stake in Russia’s Rosneft






Glencore, Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Take 19.5% Stake in Russia’s Rosneft Commodities giant Glencore (L:GLEN) and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund teamed up and acquired a 19.5% stake in Russia’s top state-controlled oil company, Rosneft (L:RNS), in a deal worth $11.3 billion, officials said Wednesday. The sale is part of the Russian government’s efforts to sell […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: November was volatile in the major world stock markets, December could be the month for some recovery of the movements seen in November. After the sharp rally in Nikkei, Shanghai and DJIA, there could be some losses seen in […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean futures rallying, as another round of export deals with Asian markets and concerns about dry weather in Argentina pushing grain prices North. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.25 cents, or […]






Gold Futures Saw 10-month Lows and Bounced

Gold Futures Saw 10-month Lows and Bounced






Gold Futures Saw 10-month Lows and Bounced $GLD Gold futures headed for the lowest closing in 10 months as investors ignored the political problems in Italy to boost stocks and other riskier assets. Monday, the S&P 500 advanced and Treasury yields rose after Italy’s vote against constitutional reform, which drove the nation’s PM to resign. […]






Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead

Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead






Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks rose Monday as investors bought banks and  technology company stocks, which have been mostly left out of a post-election rally. The DJIA marked another record high. Energy companies rose as the price of Crude Oil reached its highest marks since July 2015. […]






Radisson Mining (TSXV: RDS) Reveals Gold Assay Results at O’Brien Project

Radisson Mining (TSXV: RDS) Reveals Gold Assay Results at O’Brien Project






Radisson Mining (TSXV: RDS) Reveals Gold Assay Results at O’Brien Project RADISSON INTERSECTS 20.2 G/T GOLD OVER 2.5 METRES IN A NEW ZONE LOCATED 125 METRES WEST OF CURRENT RESOURCE Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, 5 December 2016: Radisson Mining Resources Inc. (TSXV: RDS) (“Radisson”) is pleased to announce gold assay results from the first two holes of the […]






Escue Energy Corporation (ESCU:PK) an Emerging Energy Corp

Escue Energy Corporation (ESCU:PK) an Emerging Energy Corp






Escue Energy Corporation (ESCU:PK) an Emerging Energy Corp Escue Energy Corporation (ESCU:PK) is a publicly traded Nevada corporation domiciled in Dallas, Texas. Escue serves as a holding company for alternative energy related technologies. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the market for small wind systems (those with less than 100 kW of generating […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Stocks are looking Bearish in here. Signs of weakness are visible after testing 1st resistances near term. There is room for some more dip in the near term before any medium term recovery is seen. PE DJIA at 19170.42, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures close mixed Friday, with Corn and Wheat recovering from multi-month lows on investor short covering. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.39%, to 3.4725 bu. March Wheat delivery added 8.75 cents, or […]






Donald Trump in 2017, Different Than Ronald Reagan in 1981

Donald Trump in 2017, Different Than Ronald Reagan in 1981






Donald Trump in 2017, Different Than Ronald Reagan in 1981 $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Since the November 8th Presidential election, the NYSE has seen 17 trading sessions, with the DJIA closing at new all-time highs in 9 of them.  I cannot argue with success, but seeing the stock market do so well after an election does nothing […]






Hedge Funds Very Bullish Copper Price

Hedge Funds Very Bullish Copper Price






Hedge Funds Very Bullish Copper Price $CU After hitting an 18-month high on an intra-day basis last Monday, the price of Copper price has come under pressure as the Bullishness about the impact of Donald Trump’s $500-B infrastructure plans on demand for the Red metal pauses. Friday, Copper at 2.6155 trading at support levels on the […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Worldwide stocks are mixed. Nikkei, Shanghai are trading near Key resistance marks and could come off near term while DJIA has some more room to move North medium term if it breaks the 1st resistance above current marks. DAX […]






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 Thursday with Wheat futures sinking to 3-month low, buffeted by huge world harvests that are adding to an oversupply of the agriculture grain. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 6 cents, or 1.72%, to […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: A pause to refresh? PE DJIA 19123.58, +0.01% testing interim resistance at 19250, no pause is seen in here. The Bulls look to be intact and a clear break above 19250 The Trump Rally extends towards 19300-500 near term. DAX […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close lower Wednesday with Soybean futures falling for a 2nd session, running as investors squared positions and locked in profits from monthly gains. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.14%, to 3.485 bu. […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The US and the Japanese markets are taking a breather, the European markets are yet to find any Northside momentum. The Asian markets lack strength in here with China showing signs of fatigue at the higher marks.PE DJIA at 19121.60, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed lower Tuesday, with Soybean futures falling more than 1% on Tuesday, setting back from a 4-month high on profit taking. Corn and Wheat futures also fell, on track for their 4th straight losing session due to pressure from […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Stocks paused Monday, and may be setting up for a near term correction. A fall in DJIA, DAX, Nikkei and Shanghai is possible in the near term, the Nifty may try to move up but more likely will move sideways […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures rising for the 7th day running, led higher by strong export demand gains in the Soymeal market. The most active Corn contract for March delivery unchanged at 3.5825 bu. March Wheat delivery dropped […]






The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling

The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling






The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling The agriculture output in the 28-member European Union (EU) declined in Y 2015 due to notable fall in animal production, Eurostat, the bloc’s statistical office said Monday. The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the EU stood at EUR 411.2-B (US$435.9) at basic prices […]






Key Stock Index (DJIA), Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Index (DJIA), Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Index (DJIA), Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU DJIA 19,152.14,  saw a short session Friday and could continue up Monday targeting immediate resistance near 19200-19250 in the coming sessions, though it would be healthy to see a pullback in here, and then an attack on 19,250. As […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Friday Soybean futures rising to a new 4-month high as stronger than expected weekly exports and an easing USD provided support as trading resumed after a Holiday closure. The most active Corn contract for December delivery […]






Crude Oil Declines Ahead of 30 November OPEC Talks

Crude Oil Declines Ahead of 30 November OPEC Talks






Crude Oil Declines Ahead of 30 November OPEC Talks $OIL, $USO The OPEC meeting scheduled for 30 November continues to dominate Crude Oil’s price movements. Reports surfaced late Friday that Saudi Arabia has walked away from a planned meeting with Russia and other non-OPEC producers after the Saudis were unable to reach an agreement with […]






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: All US financial markets were closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, they will open at 9:30a and close at 1:00p EST Friday for a 1/2 day session. PE DJIA at 19083.18, +0.31% was closed Thursday and could possibly continue to move […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Wednesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Wednesday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Wednesday $SOYB, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures rising 0.41% on the jump in Soybean oil. CBOT Corn and Wheat were lower, pressured by a stronger USD and profit-taking ahead of Thursday’s US Thanksgiving Holiday. The most active Corn contract for […]






The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA and S&P 500 at Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA and S&P 500 at Record Highs






The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA and S&P 500 at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday, DJIA and the Standard & Poor’s 500 finished at record highs, the NAS Comp fell, dragged down by declines in big tech names. Trading was quiet ahead of the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend in the USA. Small-company stocks continued to […]






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