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 […]






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. […]






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, […]






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 […]






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 […]






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: DJIA moved up and looks Bullish, DAX needs more confirmation to decide on its direction. Nikkei and Shanghai look Bullish too. PE DJIA at 19023.87, +0.35% finished up Tuesday as expected. The pause near 18800-18900 has helped the Dow […]






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: Stocks are mixed. Dow and Dax are trading near resistances but may be getting ready for a sharp bounce in the near term. Nikkei and Shanghai looks bullish. Nifty may see fresh lows in the coming sessions. PE DJIA at […]






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: Stocks are mixed. DJIA, DAX, and Shanghai markets are almost stable, Nikkei is rallying. Nifty extends its decline and could see support below current marks. PE Resistance near 19000 on the DJIA now at 18903.82, +0.19% is holding in […]






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: Stocks markets could see some correction near term before resuming The Trump Rally. Near term looks Bearish as most indices are either testing resistance or have come off from resistance marks. PE DJIA at 18868.14, -0.29% near Key resistance, […]






Aramco IPO to Reveal Extent of Saudi Crude Oil Reserves

Aramco IPO to Reveal Extent of Saudi Crude Oil Reserves






Aramco IPO to Reveal Extent of Saudi Crude Oil Reserves Khalid al-Falih said 3rd parties would independently verify “reserves” disclosed to investors The planned listing of state-owned Oil giant Saudi Arabia will include information on the extent of the Kingdom’s reserves, according to reports. Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said the IPO (initial public offering) […]






Expect Bigger Crude Oil Surplus in Y 2017, Output Jumps

Expect Bigger Crude Oil Surplus in Y 2017, Output Jumps






Expect Bigger Crude Oil Surplus in Y 2017, Output Jumps $USO, $OIL According to OPEC’s report, October’s supply boost mostly came from Libya, Nigeria and Iraq OPEC reported an increase in its Crude Oil production in October to a record high led by members hoping to be exempt from the producer group’s attempt to curb […]






US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on High Volume

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on High Volume






US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on High Volume $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks came back from an early losses and finished flat to unchanged Monday. Technology companies like Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) saw big losses on fears about their overseas revenue, but bank stocks continued to rise along with bond yields. Technology […]






Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies?

Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies?






Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies? In January this year, senior diplomats from around the world formally announced the lifting of sanctions against Iran. In principle this put a definitive end to 37 years of various degrees of sanctions imposed on the country. Boardrooms of global Fortune 500 companies […]






OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win

OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win






OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win $CVX, $XOM, $RDS.A, $BP, $TOT, $OIL OPEC’s job of trying to prop up Crude Oil prices has just got much, much harder. With Donald Trump winning the US Presidential election, the 14-country Crude Oil-producing cartel may have to battle a sourer outlook for the global economy and weaker […]






The Ferrari 250GTO is the World’s Most Sought After Car

The Ferrari 250GTO is the World’s Most Sought After Car






The Ferrari 250GTO is the World’s Most Sought After Car $RACE Ferrari 250 GTO is most sought-after classic or vintage car due to its looks, rarity and performance Onls 36 were built by Italian manufacturer and this car, a Y 1962 Series 1 model was 2nd to roll off the line line at Marenello. It […]






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: Sell-off in the Asian markets seen in the morning trade as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton with 288 Electoral College votes. Nikkei is already down 2.23% and the European and the Us markets could see a similar movement in […]






UAE has ‘No Plans’ to Introduce Income Tax

UAE has ‘No Plans’ to Introduce Income Tax






UAE has ‘No Plans’ to Introduce Income Tax Projects in latest budget will not rely on new taxes or additional fees, finance ministry said The UAE has no plans to impose new taxes on individuals and the government is not studying the introduction of more fees for services, Younis al-Khouri, under-secretary at the finance ministry, […]






Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally

Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally






Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Global stock markets fell Wednesday after some disappointing earnings reports and as a drop in Crude Oil prices dragged down shares in energy companies. The FTSE 100 of Britain dropped 1% to 6,949 while Germany’s DAX fell 1% as well, […]






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: Stocks are mixed, and trapped in a channel with resistances above current marks. Could see some corrective dip this week. PE DJIA at 18145.71, -0.09% has seen good buys near 18000 and at the same time is unable to move […]






Crude Oil Glut Widens, Saudi Arabia ‘Jawbones’ Prices

Crude Oil Glut Widens, Saudi Arabia ‘Jawbones’ Prices






Crude Oil Glut Widens, Saudi Arabia ‘Jawbones’ Prices $OIL, $USO When I dig deep into the world of barreled and stored Crude Oil, Bearish signals abound in the EU market that helps dictate global Crude Oil prices. The price difference between Brent Crude for delivery out 2 and 3 months, a meausre telling traders how […]






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 DJIA at 18162.35, -0.22% traded lower and closed at lower. Resistance near 18300-18400 is likely to hold near term keeping prices in the 18300-17,900 range. DAX at 10701.39, +0.52% moved up, and could face some resistance near 10800. If it […]






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: Some relief is felt as the DJIA has been sideways and DAX and Nikkei have broken above 1st resistance. The strong Bearish sentiment may have reduced some in here,while some choppy movements will be seen near term. A short […]






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: The Big Q: Are the markets going to move sideways or…? Lack of directional clarity means looking for more cues, but for now the Bearish sentiment for stocks near term remains. PE DJIA at 18086.40, -0.29% has been trading in […]






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: The world’a equity markets continue weak. Immediate supports are vulnerable to break and the resistances are strong. PE DJIA at 18098.94, -0.25% marked an intra-day low below 18000 for the 1st time since July 2016 but saw buying come in […]






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: Overall stocks are trading low globally. There is some bias on the downside as the equities trade just below important resistance levels. PE DJIA at 18144.20,+0.09% broke below  channel support at 18100 but closed higher. 18000 interim support which […]






Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise?

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise?






Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise? $DIA, $DXY, $GLD, $USO, $GBPUSD Tuesday could be unofficially declared as the seller’s market across the financial arena with major equities and currencies all encountering heavy selling momentum during trading on Tuesday. The only asset class that to benefit was the Buck, which has spiked to 7-month […]






The Eurasian Century Is Now Unstoppable

The Eurasian Century Is Now Unstoppable






The Eurasian Century Is Now Unstoppable   I recently returned from a fascinating 2 week speaking tour in China. The occasion was the international premier of my newest book, One Belt, One Road–China and the New Eurasian Century. In the course of my visit I was invited by China’s Northwest University in Xi’an to give […]






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: Corrective phase going on in most of the equities markets. Caution in here, as there could be some near term breakout North or South. PE DJIA at 18268.50, -0.07% continues contraction in the 18350-18100 region and could do so […]






Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The US stock market ended midweek on a higher note as a rally in Crude Oil futures and financials (+1.5%) outweighed interest rate worries. The DJIA (+0.6%) finished ahead of the NAS Comp (+0.5%) and the S&P 500 (+0.4%). Index […]






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: News that the ECB may reduce its bond purchases and that the UK may start process for its extraction from the EU before March of Y 17 has shaken the market sentiments expanding volatility in almost all the asset […]






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: Worldwide stock markets are overall mixed. DJIA, Shanghai and Nikkei could move up near term. Nifty could be set up to fall. DAX trying to move up but is unable to hold at higher levels now on the Deutsche […]






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: Stocks were overall mixed Wednesday; DJIA, Shanghai and Nikkei may move up in the near term. Nifty is not so sure about the direction just now but could be vulnerable to a fall. DAX is trying to move up […]






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: Seeing stocks headed for a pullback or correction before seeing a new rise medium term. PE Note: The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 14.49, +2.20, as investors sought some portfolio insurance ahead of some Key macro events this week. DJIA at […]






Donald Trump’s Fiscal Conservative Economic Plan Will Grow US GDP

Donald Trump’s Fiscal Conservative Economic Plan Will Grow US GDP






Donald Trump’s Fiscal Conservative Economic Plan Will Grow US GDP “Hillary Clinton’s economic plan will inhibit GDP growth.” Donald Trump’s economic plan will “significantly increase America’s real GDP growth rate” – resulting in trillions of dollars of additional revenues, according to a new study authored by iconic investor Wilbur Ross and Peter Navarro, a top […]






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: Seeing stocks headed for a pullback or correction before seeing a new rise medium term. PE DJIA at 18261.45, -0.71% was rejected at the channel resistance near 18400, if that holds, see a re-test of support near 18000-17900 in […]






Donald Trump, “I will Introduce an America First Energy Plan”

Donald Trump, “I will Introduce an America First Energy Plan”






Donald Trump, “I will Introduce an America First Energy Plan” Donald Trump outlined his pro-Coal mining and fossil fuel election platform, telling an industry audience in Pittsburgh, PA that he will scrap the $5-T Obama-Clinton Climate Action Plan and the Clean Power Plan, and overhaul EPA regulations seen as strangling US, Coal, Oil & Gas […]






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 again Thursday as Fed they digested Wednesday’s FOMC minutes . Stocks rose across the board with DJIA adding 0.8% and S&P 500 + 07% and the NAS Comp + .05% extending the Risk Rally. Precious metals also gained […]






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” […]






China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices






China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices $OIL, $SHI, $PTR China’s Crude Oil output fell 9.9% Y-Y in August, the biggest monthly fall since Y 2003 as refineries slashed production amid sluggish global Crude Oil prices, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Imports have trended upward after private refineries were […]






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 […]






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, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Waiting for the BOJ and FOMC meets trade could be choppy. PE DJIA at 18123.8, -0.49% declined Friday and may remain choppy ahead of the FOMC meet Tuesday andWednesday. Major support of 18000-17850 is holding in here, but some Southside […]






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 Commentary: Disappointing US retail sales and US factory output narrowed chances of a US Fed rate hike in September to 18%, thus boosting investor risk off sentiment in here. PE DJIA at 18212.48, +0.99% is holding above the Major support 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 Commentary: Again, Cash is the King now because stocks and bonds are overvalued. The higher chances of a rate hike this year and the proximity of the US election are hurting the markets in here. PE DJIA at 18034.46 is very […]






Hedge Funds Exit Bull Bets on Crude Oil

Hedge Funds Exit Bull Bets on Crude Oil






Hedge Funds Exit Bull Bets on Crude Oil $OIL, $USO Hedge funds’ net Long position in Crude Oil has fallen by nearly 100-M bbls over the last 2 weeks Hedge funds tempered their Bullishness towards the petroleum complex during the 1st week of September, according to positioning data from regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and […]






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: Cash is King (cash is an asset) in here as stocks and bonds look overvalued to market participants. The higher chances of a rate hike this year and the proximity of the US Election are weighing on the markets. PE DJIA […]






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: Risk aversion is the Key in here as the chances of further stimulus from the central banks dwindle and the rate hike possibility has been boosted by the comments of Fed Boston President. Money has been flowing out of every market. […]






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: Most of the markets waited for the ECB meet Thursday, where President Draghi was expected to extend the asset buying stimulus further, they were disappointed, as he did not come right out with it. But, from the tone, I understood […]






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: After the poor US NFPs data, the weak ISM data in US has diminished even the last chances of any rate hike in September dead, increasing the risk appetite. PE DJIA at  18526.14, -11.98, but the sideways mode in 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: After the poor US NFPs data, the weak ISM data in US has shot even the last chances of any rate hike in the current month dead, increasing the risk appetite in the markets. PE DJIA at 18538.12, +0.25% saw a […]






Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money?

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money?






Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money? Global growth is weak, and will be eroded further by Brexit, Crude Oil prices are low, and falling, the he world has excess capacity and a wage-depressing labor surplus, corporate profits are shaky, and deflation is laying bare the impotence of central banks. […]






On the Sidelines of G20, No Crude Oil Production Freeze

On the Sidelines of G20, No Crude Oil Production Freeze






On the Sidelines of G20, No Crude Oil Production Freeze $OIL, $USO On the sidelines of the G20 Summit now finished meeting in Hangzhou, the Russian and Saudi Arabian Oil ministers met and agreed to create a producers’ group that would meet regularly to monitor the Oil markets. Brent Crude reached a high early of […]






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: The markets trade quietly Thursday as some risk capital was taken off the table Wednesday, ahead of the US NFP employment data Friday. PE DJIA at 18400.88, -0.29% tested last week’s low around 18330, but remained in the range of […]






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: All the markets may trade quietly Thursday as some risk capital was taken off the table Wednesday, and may continue Thursday before the US NFP employment data Friday. PE DJIA at 18400.88, -0.29% tested last week’s low around 18330, but […]






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: The Japanese markets are seeing some Northside actionon the back of a weak Japanese Yen at 102.94 Vs USD along with the European markets, but the excitement may dry up by soon, waiting for the US NFPs employment data Friday. PE […]






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 […]






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 […]






Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Empire State Building

Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Empire State Building






Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has bought an almost 10% stake in the company that owns New York’s iconic Empire State Building, the official QNA news agency reported Wednesday. “Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has acquired $622-M in shares in the Empire State Realty Trust,” the news agency said. The investment equates to a 9.9% stake in 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 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 […]






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, […]






Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing






Key World Stock Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Stagnant retail sales data in US has reduced the expectations of a rate hike by the US Fed this year, keeping the risk appetite high. DJIA at 18636.05, +0.32% has managed in the last 3 wks  just +0.3%. If a run to to 18900-19000 […]






Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment






Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment Ownership limits and minimum qualifications for overseas institutions will be eased next month Saudi Arabia will ease restrictions on foreign investment in its securities markets next month, sooner than previously indicated, in an effort to attract more institutional money into its exchange, the regulator said Wednesday. With […]






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 […]






Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing






Key World Stock Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL Disappointment over the central banks’ actions in the last week resulted in the markets’ risk off stance and a certain amount of selloff. The search for a new trigger is on but nothing significant is seen just now. DJIA at 18313.77, -0.49% is seeing […]






Weekly Technical Outlook NYMEX Crude Oil (CL)

Weekly Technical Outlook NYMEX Crude Oil (CL)






Weekly Technical Outlook NYMEX Crude Oil (CL) Nymex Crude Oil (CL) The choppy fall from 51.67 continued last week and broke 41.88/90 cluster support (38.2% Fibo retracement of 26.05 to 51.67 at 41.88). Continued trading below this mark should now bring deeper fall to 61.8% Fibo retracement at 35.84 1st and possibly to 35.24 support […]






Saudi Arabia Regains Spot as Top Crude Supplier to China

Saudi Arabia Regains Spot as Top Crude Supplier to China






Saudi Arabia Regains Spot as Top Crude Supplier to China $OIL China imported 4.569-M tonnes of Crude Oil from the Kingdom in June Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest Crude Oil exporter, regained its position as China’s top Crude supplier in June, after losing out to Russia in the previous 3 months, customs data showed Thursday. […]






US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring

US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring






US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US import prices rose less than expected in June as rising costs for petroleum products were offset by declining consumer and capital goods prices, indicating inflation remains benign in here. The marginal increase reported by the US Labor Department Wednesday reflects the effects of the […]






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 […]