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 […]






Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy






Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy Cuban President Raul Castro Friday said a “reduction in Oil imports”, falling prices of traditional exports, along with other financial restrictions caused a “tense and stressful” economic situation that will bring limitations in 2-H of Y 2016. Speaking to the lawmakers of Cuba’s parliament, Castro said […]






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 […]






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI US stocks finished lower Tuesday as Brexit concerns resurfaced following Bank of England’s Financial Stability Report, while disappointing US factory orders and a 4.7% dive in Crude Oil prices added further pressure to equities. The DJIA lost 108 pts, or 0.61% to close at 17,840. The S&P […]






Oman’s State Oil (PDO) Raises $4-B or Projects

Oman’s State Oil (PDO) Raises $4-B or Projects






Oman’s State Oil (PDO) Raises $4-B or Projects $JPM, $HHBC, $ING The amount raised will be used to finance construction of new facilities Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the country’s top Oil & Gas exploration and production company, has obtained a $4-B loan from international banks, as low Crude Oil prices strain state finances. The 5-year […]






Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology

Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology






Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology Last month, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the US government’s “1st-ever” set of standards to reduce methane emissions. The new regulations were criticized by environmentalist critics as not far-reaching enough. The Obama Administration proposed new regulations in January 2016 to cut the amount of Methane, a powerful Greenhouse […]






Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions

Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions






Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions Saudi said it had already made some adjustments to assets denominated in Pound Sterling and Euros Saturday, 2  Gulf states said they did not anticipate their financial institutions to be greatly affected as a result of Britain’s vote to leave the EU. Saudi Arabia, […]






“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk






“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk $TSLA Electric vehicles (EV) are seen by many as the harbinger of an environmentally Neutral future. Industry as assure consumers of “Zero Emissions,” and US President Barack Hussein Obama promised a 1-M on the road by Y 2015. Another, failed promise from the “Hopemiester” as less than 450-K […]






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Wall Street fell for a 3rd day running, as investors continue to run from equities and rushed into safe havens assets. DJIA -132.86 at 17732.48, NAS Comp -46.11 at 4848.44, S&P 500 -17.01 at 2079.06 US stocks bowed to the risk averse environment generated by renewed fears about Brexit, falling […]






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 […]






Worst Behind Abu Dhabi as it Looks to Revive Guggenheim Plans

Worst Behind Abu Dhabi as it Looks to Revive Guggenheim Plans






Worst Behind Abu Dhabi as it Looks to Revive Guggenheim Plans The Chairman of the Emirate’s Department of Economic Development said he expected the plans to be revived amid positive economic growth predictions Abu Dhabi is expected to revive its plans for a Guggenheim Museum next year amid expectations of accelerated economic growth, according to […]






“Risk Off” as Investors Fear Global Growth Slowing

“Risk Off” as Investors Fear Global Growth Slowing






“Risk Off” as Investors Fear Global Growth Slowing $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are selling off risky assets from their portfolios because of falling global GDP expectations, driven by China’s slowing growth, and the hotting up US Presidential race. Friday, global growth worries and a sharp decline in Crude Oil prices sent fear through Wall […]






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 prices spiked again Thursday, with Spot Gold at 1,271.67, its highest since 18 May, in spite of the Buck’s strength, benefited by sour market’s sentiment. Thursday, the US major stock market indexes reversed on risk aversion, triggered by fears that the global economic slowdown may […]






80% of Professionals Will Leave GCC if Income Tax Introduced

80% of Professionals Will Leave GCC if Income Tax Introduced






80% of Professionals Will Leave GCC if Income Tax Introduced VAT in the UAE will bring higher inflation, society of finance professionals says An overwhelming majority of finance professionals would leave the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if income tax was implemented, research has revealed. In a study by CFA Society Emirates, 80% of the respondents said that […]






Janet Yellen’s Remarks Anything But “Dovish”

Janet Yellen’s Remarks Anything But “Dovish”






Janet Yellen’s Remarks Anything But “Dovish” Monday, US Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said  that interest rate hikes are likely on the way because “positive economic forces outweigh the negative” for the United States now that risks from earlier this year have diminished. In Monday’s public comment from any US central banker before a Key […]






Energy Cooperation the Key Link to Russia-China Economic Tie-up

Energy Cooperation the Key Link to Russia-China Economic Tie-up






Energy Cooperation the Key Link to Russia-China Economic Tie-up Energy cooperation has become the ‘backbone” of the Russia-China economic partnership, as bi-lateral interaction is expected to speed up in all economic fields. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich expressed the confidence that bi-lateral economic cooperation would continue to grow steadily in various fields. “China is […]






Thursday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Thursday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Wednesday, US stocks rallied on the back of Crude Oil’s strength, with the DJIA adding 145 pts to close at 17,851.51. The NAS Comp advanced 33 pts to end at 4,894.89, and the S&P added 0.70% to 2,090.54. Risk appetite on dominated markets from the start of […]