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: Stocks have risen sharply and look Bullish near term. PE DJIA at 20743.00, +0.58% is up sharply and looking at this  momentum, a pause near 20800 now looks less likely. A break above 20800 helps DJIA to extend The […]






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, Nifty, and Shanghai look Bullish in here with resistance above current marks. We could possibly see a rise in the next 3-4 sessions before a correctio. Nikkei is almost range-bound and could be stuck in its immediate […]






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, as traders liquidated long positions ahead of a US holiday weekend, and following a fund-driven rally seen as lacking fundamental drivers The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.41%, to […]






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: A pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 20619.77, +0.04% is in pause to refresh mode now, on the next move North can expect a pause near 20800 from where a dip is due and healthy. DAX at 11757.24, -0.31% […]






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 Thursday, retreating from early strength on profit-taking after each market set multi-month highs. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.39%, to 3.735 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.54%, […]






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: Overall stocks are mixed, DJIA DAX, and Shanghai look Bullish, Nikkei may consolidate near term. Nifty looks Bearish ahead. PE DJIA at 20611.86, +0.52% is headed towards 20800 near term, then expect a short corrective dip towards 20400-20200, and then […]






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: Sharp Northside moves seen in the DJIA, DAX, Nikkei, Shanghai are Bullish. Nifty may face rejection near term. PE DJIA at 20504.41, +0.45% rose sharply and is headed towards 20600-20800, as mentioned Thursday. While the US Dollar (.DXY) Index continues […]






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: Overall the major world market stock indexes are trading higher and look strong on the week. PE DJIA at 20412.16, +0.70% broke above the 20400 mark without seeing any rejection. The Bulls look strong and if it maintains above […]






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 could face resistances above current marks and could possible come off by the end of the week, Nifty and Shanghai looks Bullish for now. Nifty is heading towards Key resistance from where it may come […]






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: There is still enthusiasm for the Bull market’s strength, but there is one view that is worth consideration in here. Merrill Lynch’s strategy team issued notices Thursday, noting that the S&P 500 recently reached 17X forward earnings, a level briefly […]






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: None his morning: PE DJIA at 20054.34, -0.18%, has not got the momentum for a sharp rise from these marks. But, the possibility of rising to 20200 near to medium term is in the cards, but for not it […]






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 and DAX may remain ranged with some possibility of moving higher medium term. Nikkei is trading above support and looks Bullish while Shanghai may fall near term. PE DJIA at 20090.29, +0.19%, and DAX at 11549.44, +0.34% finished […]






China’s Economic Recovery Spurs Luxury Buying

China’s Economic Recovery Spurs Luxury Buying






China’s Economic Recovery Spurs Luxury Buying $COH, $SWGAY, $LVMHF China’s recent recovery in luxury spending may boost sales of department-store operators and high-end retailers in the country, according to global ratings agency Fitch. Reports from international brands such as Coach (NYSE:COH), Swatch (OTCMKT:SWGAY) and LVMH (OTCMKT:LVMHF) suggest luxury spending in China is beginning to pick […]






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: Both the Nifty and DJIA looks Bullish near term, Nikkei and DAX should remain stable in here before deciding on further direction.PE DJIA at 20052.42, -0.09% was stable above 20000 Monday, and could try and move up near […]






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: Neutral. PE DJIA at 20071.46, +0.94% rose sharply Friday, possibly on news of US President Donald Trump’s order to roll back the Dodd-Frank with the Volcker Rule that was signed by Barack Hussein-Obama in Y 2010. The markets may take […]






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: Stocks are stable and are trading near Key support and resistance marks. Chinese markets opened Friday after a week long New Year Holiday. PE Shanghai at 3141.24, -0.56% is trading lower, could see 3125 before bouncing back. DJIA 19884.91,-0.03% may […]






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 FOMC kept rates unchanged as expected, the markets are willing to wait till March to analyze economic activity in The Trump Era. In India, although the Union Budget has brought about little disappointment to some people, many investors are […]






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: See the 1st FOMC meeting of Trump Administration as important as people have mixed views of what the Trump Era has in store, do not expect any changes to the interest rate landscape from the Fed officials out of […]






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: Overall a mild dip was seen Monday seen in equities, the long term the trend is still Bullish. The focus now is on the FOMC and the Indian Union Budget due Wednesday. PE DJIA at 19971.13, -0.61% traded down […]






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: Overall some correction can/will/should/may come into global equities after the strength seen last week. See some sideways action coming in the early sessions this week before more Northside momentum takes hold.PE. DJIA at 20093.78, -0.04% may see a sideways […]






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 US stock market indexes hit new highs triggering a lot of buying in the global markets, bolstering almost all the indices. Most of the Asian markets are closed Friday like China or open with shortened trading hours due […]






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 European stocks climbed, pushing a benchmark all-country index to within 1.5% of its record high. The USD rebounded, strengthening against most major peers. Copper touched the highest price since November after reports of lower production. Global government bonds extended […]






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 corporate results have driven almost all the markets North, and the US markets to new highs.While the highly overbought state in the near term allows for the possibility of a correction, the trend remains up. A weekly closing above […]






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 US equities remained indifferent to  President Donald Trump taking steps to pull US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), US getting out of TPP may turn out to be beneficial for China, but is worrying the Indian markets. PE […]






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 Inauguration of Donald Trump as the US President comes today. Investors are almost totally in the dark about the exact policies he is going to undertake and implement, driving the money in the sideline and the markets in […]






Chigago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chigago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chigago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Thursday with Wheat futures dropping after the International Grains Council (IGC) raised its outlook for global production in a report. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.25 cents, or 0.34%, to 3.6625 bu March […]






Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers

Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers






Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers Let’s say you’re a farmer in the Midwest, growing conventional Corn and Soybean. Times are tough right now. Prices are low. If only you were selling Organic Soybeans and Corn. They are worth almost twice as much, per bushel, as your conventional crops. So why not grow […]






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: Fed Chairwoman Yellen remains upbeat on the US economy and inflation, justifying the projected rate hikes coming. This optimism increasing the risk appetite Thursday. PE DJIA at 19804.72, -0.11% continues to trade in the range of 19700-18000, will not […]






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 19826.77, -0.3%, and DAX at 11540 continue to march in place. Nikkei at 18786 has fallen due to JPY (113.09) strength. Some support seen near 18500-300. We will see if it holds. Shanghai at 3115 has moved […]






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 US market will open again Tuesday after a long holiday weekend. Commentary: The nervousness of the investors ahead of President Elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration this week has failed to trigger any significant correction in the markets to date, keeping […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 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 […]






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 […]






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 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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares Driving Higher

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares Driving Higher






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares Driving Higher $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) shares have come off their 27 July 2016 lows at 37.41, and are driving higher, headed to all time highs Ferrari is a Bullish proxy for the high end market. The prevailing sentiment is that the high end market will continue to do well as long as […]






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. […]






The Recovery in Home Prices Bolsters Americans’ Household Wealth

The Recovery in Home Prices Bolsters Americans’ Household Wealth






The Recovery in Home Prices Bolsters Americans’ Household Wealth US home prices have fully recovered from their steep plunge during the housing bust and Great Recession, according to the data The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index , released Tuesday, is just a bit above the peak it set in July 2006, […]






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 […]






Holiday Shopping Price War Ramps Up

Holiday Shopping Price War Ramps Up






Holiday Shopping Price War Ramps Up $AMZN, $TGT, $WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Target Corp.(NYSE:TGT) and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to help keep up with Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN). this Holiday shopping season. As Black Friday ushers in the year-end shopping rush, chains are touting larger price cuts […]






Happy Thanksgiving, Turkey Prices are Down

Happy Thanksgiving, Turkey Prices are Down






Happy Thanksgiving, Turkey Prices are Down After suffering from an outbreak of bird flu in Y 2015, American turkey producers have come back strong. Low feed costs are helping US output to climb 7% this year to a record 6.02-B lbs, government data show. Rising supplies mean that wholesale frozen birds are about 11% less than […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished lower Monday on a surging USD. and widespread selling in agriculture markets. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 3 cents, or 0.88%, to 3.3725 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 9 cents, or 2.23%, to 3.94 […]






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 nearly 1% while Corn and Wheat falling due to caution ahead of Tuesday’s US Elections and a Key USDA supply-demand report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, […]






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, […]






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 Tuesday: selling picked up in agriculture markets on generous crop supplies. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 5.75 cents, or 1.62, to 3.49 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 2 cents, or 0.48%, to 4.1425 […]






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 as investors took profits after recent gains and US crop harvest picked up. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.7%, to 3.55 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 6 cents, […]






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, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with Soybean futures climbing to a 2 month high on brisk US exports and rising prices for vegetable oils. Wheat futures fell nearly 3% and Corn futures more than 1%, weighed down by spread trading tied to […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $V, $AAPL, $CAT, $BA, $KO, $XOM This week Q-3 earnings season hits full stride, with 178 members of the S&P 500 reporting to Wall Street. Included in this group are 12 DJIA componenets: Monday: Visa (NYSE:V) Tuesday: 3M Co. (NYSE:MMM), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), DuPont De Nemours (NYSE:DD), Merck […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with futures prices for Soybean up on robust demand for US supplies and sharply higher prices for a vegetable oil made from the crop. Wheat futures firmed on fund short-covering while Corn fell. The most active Corn […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures falling, Wheat futures rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.44%, to 3.395 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 5.75 cents, or 1.43%, to 4.0925 bu. November […]






QE to Infinity: Central Banking’s Manifest Destiny

QE to Infinity: Central Banking’s Manifest Destiny






QE to Infinity: Central Banking’s Manifest Destiny $GLD, $SLV, $GDX I’m not surprised; the week following my article illustrating why I believed the gold and silver miners are “historic buys at today’s prices”; gold, silver and their miners get whacked to their lows of the current, so far 8th week correction. But last week I also […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Chelsea Clinton retracts an errant statement, a California bill creating a “Micro Farm” license for Ma-and-Pa growers is signed into law, Massachusetts moves toward being more patient-friendly, and more. National Last Thursday, a spokesman conceded that Chelsea Clinton “misspoke” about the risk of marijuana fatalities. Chelsea Clinton “misspoke” when she suggested that […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Tuesday, with Soybean prices falling as an accelerating US harvest shifted attention back toward the prospect of record production, Corn edged higher, Wheat prices unchanged. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 2.25 cents, or 0.65%, […]






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) grains futures finished lower Friday on reports of big harvest yields and heavy farmer sales on the cash market. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to 3.365 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 0.75 cents, […]






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 […]






Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’

Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’






Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’ $GLD, $GDX, $JDST Gold is valued as unequalled material for jewelry, storing wealth and growing  industrial uses. Gold prices rose Monday, as the USD slipped Vs a basket of currencies, as the market awaits clues on timing of an increase in US interest rates. Spot Gold was up […]






Fed Welcomes Uptick in Inflation

Fed Welcomes Uptick in Inflation






Fed Welcomes Uptick in Inflation US consumer prices rose more than expected in August as healthcare costs recorded their biggest gain in 32.5 years, pointing to a steady build-up of inflation that could allow the US Fed to raise interest rates this year. The cost of living last month was also pushed up by continuing […]






Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy

Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy






Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $USO Late last month the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that it was overstating domestic demand for Crude Oil and energy products to a “considerable degree”. Using imprecise and lagging data, the calculations for the amount of product being exported overseas was […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain futures finished mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures falling, and Wheat futures rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.44%, to 3.395 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 5.75 cents, or 1.43%, to 4.0925 bu. […]






Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London

Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London






Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London Residents could be permanently priced out of the market, according to Cluttons Dubai is at risk of becoming as unaffordable for local residents as parts of the UK capital London unless cheaper property is provided, according to Cluttons. Faisal Durrani, the property consultancy’s head of research, […]






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 […]






Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Heffx Trading Outlook

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Heffx Trading Outlook






Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 59.59. The projected lower bound is: 55.58. The projected closing price is: 57.59. Candlesticks A black body occurred […]






BHP Billiton (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Bullish Trend

BHP Billiton (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Bullish Trend






BHP Billiton (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Bullish Trend Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 29.56. The projected upper bound is: 34.98. The projected lower bound is: […]






China South City Holdings (HKG:1668) Prices to Stabilize in the Short Term

China South City Holdings (HKG:1668) Prices to Stabilize in the Short Term






China South City Holdings (HKG:1668) Prices to Stabilize in the Short Term Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1.60. The projected upper bound is: […]






Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market

Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market






Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market A 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder is shown shown above during the Gooding & Co. auction at the weekend in Pebble Beach, California The car sold for $18.15-M in the weekend’s 3rd-highest sale. Also, a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione Coupe also from […]






Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July






Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July $JJL Declines were recorded for all apartment unit sizes last month, according to Bayut.com Apartment rents in Dubai and Abu declined an average of 2 and 6% respectively in July from 1-H of the year, according to Bayut.com. In its monthly report, the property site said the […]






US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows

US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows






US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the 1st time in 5 months and underlying inflation slowed, which could further diminish prospects of a US Fed interest rate increase this year. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the […]






Dubai’s Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise in “Coming Months”

Dubai’s Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise in “Coming Months”






Dubai’s Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise in “Coming Months” Growth will be driven by the Emirate’s ‘Landmark’ Project, Khalalaf Al Habtoor said  Property prices in Dubai will increase in the “coming months” despite the current stagnation in the market, businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor predicts. Prices will increase due to heightened demand for landmark projects […]






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings

S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings The agency affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term ratings for the emirate despite low Crude Oil prices  Ratings agency S&P has maintained its strong ratings for Abu Dhabi despite the impact of low Crude Oil prices on the Emirate’s economy. In its latest report, S&P affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term and ‘A-1+’ short-term […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and wheat fell Thursday, pressured by abundant supplies, while Soybean prices rose slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 4 cents, or 1.19%, to 3.31 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.71%, to 4.0325 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities rose Wednesday on bargain hunting after all three commodities fell to multi-month or multi-year lows Tuesday. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up 1 cents, or 0.3%, to 3.35 bu. September Wheat delivery rose 9 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities fell Monday on mostly favorable weather forecasts in the US Midwest, driving expectations for bumper crop harvest this Fall. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed 8.5 cents, or 2.48%, to 3.3425 bu. September Wheat delivery was lower […]






Crude Oil Prices Dive on Global Supply Glut

Crude Oil Prices Dive on Global Supply Glut






Crude Oil Prices Dive on Global Supply Glut $OIL, $USO, $BHI World Crude Oil prices suffered big losses Monday, with the WTI Crude Oil marking below 40 bbl for the 1st time since April, as a survey showed that output in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached record highs last month. Production […]






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 rose Friday on continued signs of demand for US supplies and on expectations that hot temperatures will return to the US Midwest this week, prices for Corn rose while Wheat fell. The most active Corn contract for December delivery closed […]