Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces






Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces $EURUSD Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, 41 anni, resigned after suffering a crushing defeat Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the Eurozone’s 3rd-largest economy into political uncertainty. PM Renzi’s decision to quit after just 2.5 years in office deals a blow to the EU, already reeling from […]






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 […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Earnings are for the most part over. The Key economic reports this week are regional manufacturing reports, New York, Philadelphia, CPI, Industrial production/Capacity utilization, and the FOMC minutes. The economics data is always important. But, this 7 year old Bull Market has been given support since […]






Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental






Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are no longer running from the stock market they are chasing it for reasons that are more tactical than fundamental: Caution. It is too early to tell where the UK’s new position in the overall context of the EU will be […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The financial world is still focused on the Brexit referendum Thursday, with mixed results coming from polls marginally favoring the remain side, and keeping risk sentiment on. Generally speaking, high yielder’s end up gaining Vs the Buck, while safe haven assets fell, although the EURUSD fell to 1.1242, and […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The USD started the day broadly lower across the board, then regaining some ground, to finish mixed on the day. The single currency reached a weekly high at 1.1213 early in the London session, and retreated with the release of EU PPI data for April, showing that industrial producer […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The USD was/is under selling pressure, on decreasing expectations of a Fed rate hike this month, following another round of US disapointing data. The Markit Manufacturing PMI for May came in at 50.7, above the previously estimated 50.5, but down from 50.8 in April, pointing to the weakest manufacturing performance […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The Hawkish tone of the FOMC Mins kept the USD running Thursday, as investors were caught on the wrong side of the market when the Central Bank opened doors for a June rate hike. The Buck strengthened sharply Vs most of its major peers, but corrected lower in the […]






Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy






Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are losing billions a year from central banks that have set interest rates below Zero in an effort to stimulate economic growth by punishing saving and encouraging lending. Negative-yielding government bonds cost investors about $24-B a year, according to calculations from Fitch […]






Technical Analysis for EURUSD (Daily)






Technical Analysis for EURUSD (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EUR/USD The USD closed the week with a firm tone against most of its peers, mostly weighed by the nonevent that was the ECB meeting. The EURUSD pair closed the week a couple of pips above the 38.2% Fibo retracement of its latest Bullish run between 1.0821 and […]






Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)






Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Thursday, US stocks ended the day sharply lower with the DJIA losing 113 points to close the day at 17,982.52, hit by poor earnings reports, and the fact that ECB’s Draghi ruled out “helicopter money” saying that policy makers have never considered start printing money. The Nasdaq […]






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily)






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EUR/USD Thursday, the market focus was the ECB and its economic policy meeting. As expected, the European Central Bank did not announce any new measures, centering on the implementation of the batch of policies announced last month. The USD turned South ahead of the event, and the EUR/USD […]






ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy






ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi ignored German criticism of the central bank’s ultra-loose monetary policy and vowing to use all the “tools” at his disposal for “as long as needed.” He said the ECB’s policy was working, which helped boost […]






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily)






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EUR/USD The USD edged higher Vs most of its peers Wednesday, exception made by commodity currencies (AUD, CAD, NZD), which held on to gains as Crude Oil prices rallying to fresh yearly highs. The US EIA report surprised with a smaller-than-expected increase in Crude Oil stockpiles, and distillates […]






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily)






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily) Euro EUR/USD The USD resumed its decline Tuesday, falling to fresh multi-month lows Vs most of its peers. Risk on lead the way, fueled by another daily gain in Crude Oil prices that extended above Friday’s closing marks. The single currency moved to 1.3780 Vs the Buck finishing near its […]






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily)






Technical Analysis for EUR/USD (Daily) Euro EUR/USD Risk aversion led the way Monday, after Crude Oil producers failed to reach an agreement at the Doha meet. The single currency was unable to run and held below 1.1330, that the base of the range that contained price for much of the last 2 weeks. The EUR/USD […]