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. […]






AAII Sentiment: Investor Optimism Pulls Back Following Post Election Spike

AAII Sentiment: Investor Optimism Pulls Back Following Post Election Spike






AAII Sentiment: Investor Optimism Pulls Back Following Post Election Spike $SPY Optimism pulled back in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey after having risen significantly over the previous 3 weeks. Both Neutral and Bearish sentiment rebounded this week, after having both fallen prior. Bullish Sentiment Expectations that stock prices will rise over the next 6 months, […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 23 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 23 November 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 23 November 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






Let’s Focus on the DJIA

Let’s Focus on the DJIA






Let’s Focus on the DJIA $DIA Since the beginning of this week, the US stock market has been compressing between 2 converging H-4 trendlines at 18971 and 18808 respectively, forming a possible Bullish Pennant formation. This technical pattern is considered by most of us to be a continuation setup. Therefore, should the DJIA close above […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 16 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 16 November 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 16 November 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 10 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 10 November 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 10 November 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday after the US Department of Agriculture(USDA) raised its domestic harvest estimates from already record-high levels. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 13.5 cents, or 3.81%, to 3.4075 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 8.5 cents, […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 2 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 2 November 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 2 November 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 26 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 26 October 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 26 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 19 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 19 October 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 19 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 12 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 12 October 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 12 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 5 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 5 October 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 5 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 28 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 28 September 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 28 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 21 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 21 September 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 21 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Investors rejoiced as Fed stood pat and left the office policy interest rate unchanged. Stocks rose across the board with DJIA and S&P 500 indices adding +0.9% and +1.09% respectively. Precious metals also gained on USD weakness. The benchmark COMEX Gold […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: US stocks saw choppy trade again Tuesday, and it is likely we will see some volatility after the BOJ and the FOMC policy announcements Wednesday. PE FLASH: From the BOJ minutes “Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing with Yield Curve Control” […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Waiting for the BOJ and FOMC meets trade as we saw Monday was/is choppy. PE DJIA at 18120.17 declined slightly Monday on choppy trade ahead of the US Fed policy announcement Wednesday. Major support of 18000-17850 continues to hold strong, some […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 14 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 14 September 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 14 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 7 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 7 September 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 7 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 31 August 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 31 August 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 31 August 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech and the comments from the Fed Vice Chairman have strengthened the possibility of a rate hike this year weakening the emerging markets after the market digested the percieved hawkish remarks it took a shot at […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 24 August 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 24 August 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 24 August 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The trend for many markets could be determined Friday after the US Fed’s Janet Yellen speech in the Jackson Hole Summit Friday after EDT. DJIA at 18448.41, -0.18%) traded Thursday with a range of 0.3%, but might see a […]






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The Chinese market is at a major inflection point (point of a curve at which a change in the direction of the trend occurs), but all the other markets are trendless in here, waiting for the US Fed Chairwoman […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 17 August 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 17 August 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 17 August 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing






Key World Stock Markets Briefing DJIA at 18597.70, +0.13% saw a quiet low volume session with no significant movement. This stalling at the higher levels must be resolved above 18700 by the Bulls very soon, otherwise the risk of seeing a retest of 18250-18000 increases daily. DAX at 10603.03, +0.62% bounced from support at 10500-450, […]






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 11 August 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 11 August 2016






The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 11 August 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]






US Crude Oil Technical Outlook (Weekly)

US Crude Oil Technical Outlook (Weekly)






US Crude Oil Technical Outlook (Weekly) $USO NYMEX Crude Oil (CL) WTI Crude Oil formed a low (temporary)after dipping to 39.19 and recovered. Some consolidations could be seen 1st but outlook will remain Bearish as long as 44.42 support turned resistance holds. Current decline from 51.67 would target 61.8% Fibo retracement of 26.05 to 51.67 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities close mixed Monday, with Soybean extending losses on fund selling, favorable weather. Wheat futures were slightly higher, lifted by crop concerns in Europe, Corn prices fell slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, […]






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) Soybean futures fell Friday, as US crop prospects improved amid forecasts for largely favorable weather across the Farm Belt in August. Wheat and Corn futures firmed, recovering from early weakness, as investment funds unwound Bearish bets ahead of the weekend. Support […]






Land, Homes have Proven to be Disappointing Investments

Land, Homes have Proven to be Disappointing Investments






Land, Homes have Proven to be Disappointing Investments $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Robert Shiller, Nobel prizewinner and Yale professor, says that today land is not the best place to grow a savings nest egg because technology changes the ways people use property. “Despite solid price increases over the last few years, land and homes have […]






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI US indexes surged to fresh all-time highs Friday, before ending the day flat. The initial rally came after the release of stronger-than-expected US data, as retail sales were up by 0.6% in June, industrial production rose to 75.4%, also beating expectations. Stocks retreated ahead of the close […]






AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rises to Nearly 37%

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rises to Nearly 37%






AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rises to Nearly 37% Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stock prices is at a level not seen in over four months, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Meanwhile, neutral sentiment and bearish sentiment both declined. Bullish sentiment Expectations that stock prices will rise over the next […]






Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Daily)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Daily)






Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Daily) $GLD, $USO Gold: Spot Gold’s decline extended Tuesday falling to 1,330.30 to, its lowest since 1 July. Investors continued exiting the safe haven asset for stocks, although the decline has been moderate, considering the risks around Europe. The pullback from the year high of 1,375.11 has found some […]






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Last Friday, Wall Street spiked on a Headline Only “good” NFPs report, with the S&P marking intra-day record high and closing at 2,129.90, up by 1.53%. Monday, the DJIA finished +80.19 at 18226.93, NAS Comp +31.88 at 4988.64, S&P 500 +7.26 at 2137.16 Corporate earnings in the headlights this […]






Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Daily)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Daily)






Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Daily) $GLD, $USO Gold: Spot Gold retreated Thursday and snapped this week’s winning streak as strong US employment data lifted sentiment and triggered some uncertainty about Fed’s next move. Spot Gold fell to a low of 1,350.74 oz before recovering a bit to end the day at 1,358. In […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: After the market spent 3 days digesting the result of the UK referendum, BOE’s Governor Mark Carney woke up Brexit’s Demons by stating that “monetary policy easing will likely be required over the Summer.” High yielder’s were generally firmer across the board, with the EURUSD advancing to 1.1154, and […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The USD traded softer Vs its 10 currency peers Wednesday. As Brexit panic faded, stocks rose worldwide, and commodities gained on broad USD’s weakness. The Fx market has continued trading on sentiment, following the positive mood of Asian trading, and paying little attention to macro-economic data reports. The EU […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Safe havens eased, giving high yielding currencies a bounce Tuesday. The matter is hanging like the Sword of Damocles’ above the financial world. Asian shares closed mixed, European shares opened sharply higher and held on to sharp gains throughout the day. On the macro-economic front Germany released import and […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Market’s sentiment continued improve last Friday, although uncertainty over the upcoming Brexit referendum has kept majors within familiar ranges. The decision of several central banks (Fed, BOE, BOJ) to remain on hold last week, is partially influenced by this upcoming event that could crack the EU. The EURUSD closed […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Markets were rollercoaster’ing Thursday, as adding to 4 Central Banks´ decisions in less than 24 hours, there were rumors pointing to a suspension of the Brexit referendum, after British Parliamentarian Jo Cox was shot dead in the street. PM David Cameron suspended the campaign activity for next week’s referendum […]






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Wall Street fell for a 4rd day running, as investors continue to run from equities and rushed into safe havens asset due to a negative mood triggered by increasing Brexit fears persisted all through this Tuesday. Wall Street edged lower, although US indexes trimmed half of their daily […]






World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape”

World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape”






World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape” The world’s central bankers are fighting “the tape” by pumping massive amounts of liquidity into the global economic system in an effort to avert deflation. Notably, deflation is a natural force of nature during Peace Time, when globalization leads to free trade and heightens competition. During War Time, […]






Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly)






Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly) $GLD, $USO Spot Gold finished sharply higher for a 2nd week running, closing at 1,274.40 oz, as risk aversion helped the precious Yellow metal to resume its Bullish trend from earlier this year. Risk aversion, prompted by China and the UK, underpinned the commodity, alongside with the Uturn […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Risk aversion took over the financial world Thursday, with stocks weakening, treasury yields reaching multi-month lows and Gold rallying to a 3 wk high. The catalyst beyond this sudden change in market’s sentiment was Chinese inflation data, up by 2.0% yearly basis, missing expectations of a 2.2% gainer and […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Month-end fixing alongside with poor US data sent the Buck lower across the board at the beginning of the US session, although the pair remained limited below 1.1200 end the day about unchanged, at the 1.1130/40 area. At the close of trading the USD was mixed to higher across […]






A Stock Market History Lesson

A Stock Market History Lesson






A Stock Market History Lesson $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Going back to Y 1929, the S&P 500, excluding dividends, has been unchanged on the year just 5 times; Y’s 1947, 1948, 1970, 2011, and 2015.  Meaning, the success rate of hold a Neutral stance on the market in the 86 years between Y’s 1929 and 2015 […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: After a quiet start of the day, the USD lost steam after Wall Street’s Wednesday opening, to close the day generally lower across the board. The single currency remained under pressure, as the EURUSD’s intra-day recovery stalled at 1.1165. On the data front Germany released a couple of confidence […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The market resumed USD buying Tuesday, sending the single currency down to 1.1139 a mark last seen on 16 March. The Buck began to advance during the Asian session, particularly Vs the commodity related currencies (NZD, CAD, AUD), which pared losses in Europe, as the strong momentum in […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The week started with thin trading volumes, and with the Buck paring the upward momentum triggered by FOMC Mins. The single currency traded modestly lower, briefly falling below the 1.1200  mark Vs the USD, and holding near the mark into the close. Data coming from Europe was mixed, as […]






Monday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Monday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Monday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street bounced Friday, with the DJIA adding 65 points or 0.38% to end at 17,500.94, down for a 4th week running. The benchmark index got hit by FOMC’s Hawkish Mins, but as most worldwide indexes, shrugged concerns over upcoming events and rose on the back of […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD Friday, EURUSD closed in the Red for a 3rd week running, with the Buck driven North by FOMC’s Mins pointing for a soon-to-come rate hike in the US. This week will be busy on the macro-economic front, with preliminary PMI readings for the month of May in the EU quick […]






Friday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Friday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Friday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street finished lower Thursday, as participants worried about the possibility of a soon-to-come Fed interest rate hike. The DJIA fell 91 pts but well off its LOD, and closed at 17,435.40, the NAS Comp lost 26 pts to end at 4,712.53, and the S&P 500 finished […]