A Few Investors Can Rock the Bitcoin Market at Will

A Few Investors Can Rock the Bitcoin Market at Will

A Few Investors Can Rock the Bitcoin Market at Will $BTCUSD Caution, about 1,000 people own 40% of the Bitcoin market Information sharing are legal, as Bitcoin is a digital currency and not a security. Currently, Bitcoin is trading 13,769.3848, -2,318.96, or -14.41% at the close: 4:10a GMT, over 20% off its highs of the week ended 8 […]

Gold, Crude Oil Prices Solid as DJIA Heads Towards 25,000

Gold, Crude Oil Prices Solid as DJIA Heads Towards 25,000

Gold, Crude Oil Solid as DJIA Heads Towards 25,000 $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $DIA The DJIA hit new all-time highs Thursday breaking the psych mark at 24000 easily. The DJIA future contract for December delivery hit the highest mark at 24 ,039, in extension of uninterrupted Bull run which extended into a 6th day running. No […]

Bitcoin ‘Pauses to Refresh’ After Running Up 55% in November

Bitcoin ‘Pauses to Refresh’ After Running Up 55% in November

Bitcoin ‘Pauses to Refresh’ After Running Up 55% in November $BTCUSD$CME, $CBOE Bitcoin was last down around 6.72% at $9,69.1934 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, from a record high of $11,395 set Wednesday. Thursday, it went as low as $9,000. The latest profit taking pullback is a ‘Pause to Refresh’ after a 54.7% rise in […]

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs Cyber Monday is pacing to become the biggest-ever Internet shopping day in the United States as many more Americans shopping on their phones. Adobe Analytics, a leading collector of e-commerce data, said Cyber Monday is expected to generate $6.6-B in sales, up from $5.6-B a year […]

Gold and Crude Oil Outlook

Gold and Crude Oil Outlook

Gold and Crude Oil Outlook $GLD, $USO, $OIL Gold remains weak. The technical’s confirms a longer consolidation phase. 1sy upport lies at 1251 (08/08/2017 high). Key resistance now located at 1288. Long-term, the technical’s suggests that there is some growing upside momentum. A clear break of 1392  is necessary ton confirm, a major support can be […]

Gold and Crude Oil Outlook

Gold and Crude Oil Outlook

Gold and Crude Oil Outlook $GLD, $USO, $OIL Gold has posted good gains in Tuesday’s session. In North American trade, Gold’s spot price is 1275.19, down 0.53% on the day. On the release front JOLT Job Openings edged up to 6.09%, easily beating the estimate of 5.98-M. Later today, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will speak […]

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar

Gold and the Fall of the US Dollar $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $CNY China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are aligning in response to trade sanctions and political discord from the West. Together, they may bring an end to the global supremacy of America and the USD, according to analyst Peter Reagan. China, Russia, and Saudi […]

Gold Vs Fed, What’s in Store for the Precious Yellow Metal

Gold Vs Fed, What’s in Store for the Precious Yellow Metal

Gold Vs Fed, What’s in Store for the Precious Yellow Metal $GLD Some analysts speculate that investors in equities might turn, and take profits now that the Fed plans to let up to $6-B of US Treasury debt and $4-T in MBS (mortgage back securities)to mature every month without reinvesting the proceeds. Those amounts will […]

Sentiment Indicators are Very Bullishness

Sentiment Indicators are Very Bullishness

Sentiment Indicators are Very Bullishness $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The recent economic reports have been overall positive, and better than expected. Many of those reports were sentiment oriented, reflecting optimism about the future of the economy. Markets responded to the notion of tax reform, with US stock markets providing a steady stream of all time […]

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on a Positive Week

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on a Positive Week

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on a Positive Week $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 eased a bit Friday, ending a 6-day run of record highs as the 1st monthly decliner in US NFPs in 7 years dampened sentiment and pharmacy shares fell on Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) competition concerns. The benchmark’s slight decline follow […]

Fed Must See Higher Prices Before Another Rate Hike

Fed Must See Higher Prices Before Another Rate Hike

Fed Must See Higher Prices Before Another Rate Hike $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Federal Reserve should wait until there are clear signs that American paychecks and prices are rising before raising interest rates again, a Fed bank president and FOMC voter, said Monday, warning that moving too fast would be a policy “misstep.” Chicago […]

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally China’s economy has been optimized in both growth and structure guided by the five development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening up and inclusiveness, according to economists. The “Greening” part is driving high-grade Iron Ore prices and will continue to do so in the future. The rapidly increasing […]

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 and DJIA finished flat to unchanged Monday, with energy and bank shares lower as Tropical Storm Harvey crippled the US energy hub in Texas. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to strike the US state in more than 50 years […]

Gains in Big Tech Driving Stock Indexes to Record Highs

Gains in Big Tech Driving Stock Indexes to Record Highs

Gains in Big Tech Driving Stock Indexes to Record Highs $QQQ Gainers in big technology companies helped lift the market higher Monday once again into record territory. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at an all-time high, as did the DJIA. The latest gain extended the Dow’s winning streak to 10 days running. Traders […]

What California’s Real Estate Slowdown Means For Home Prices

What California’s Real Estate Slowdown Means For Home Prices

What California’s Real Estate Slowdown Means For Home Prices 6 months of slipping sales suggest a economic slowdown in California, what does that mean for home prices? Home sales are down in California for the for the 6th month running, suggesting an impending slowdown even as prices have set new records. Despite strong closed escrow […]

California Growing Too Much Marijuana, Supply Stacks Up

California Growing Too Much Marijuana, Supply Stacks Up

California Growing Too Much Marijuana, Supply Stacks Up California’s marijuana growers are producing far more pot than is consumed in-state, and will be forced to reduce crops under new regulations that ban exports. Nevertheless, some marijuana growers are likely to stay in the black market and send marijuana to other states, activity that’s also illegal […]

US New Home Sales Rise in June, Prices Fall

US New Home Sales Rise in June, Prices Fall

US New Home Sales Rise in June, Prices Fall $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Sales of new homes rose slightly in June, hitting their highest level in 3 months, as demand for housing remained stiff, according to government data released Wednesday. But prices retreated from an all-time high and supplies rose, suggesting new construction could be […]

See WTI Crude Oil Price Falling to $30 bbl or Lower

See WTI Crude Oil Price Falling to $30 bbl or Lower

See WTI Crude Oil Price Falling to $30 bbl or Lower $USO, $OIL Experts, including me are warning that Crude Oil prices might continue to decline, and could revisit Y 2016 lows and then some. “Oil is in a downtrend and risks trending into the 30’s,” said a technical strategist at Bank of America Merrill […]

US Producer Prices Flat to Unchanged, Services Costs Rise

US Producer Prices Flat to Unchanged, Services Costs Rise

US Producer Prices Flat to Unchanged, Services Costs Rise US producer prices were flat to unchanged in May as energy costs recorded their biggest decliner in more than a year, suggesting a moderation in inflation after a rise at the start of the year. Inflation at the factory gate remains supported by sustained increases in […]

Value Stocks Lag Growth Stocks So Far this Year

Value Stocks Lag Growth Stocks So Far this Year

Value Stocks Lag Growth Stocks So Far this Year $FB, $AMZN, $AAPL, $NFLX, $GOOGL The Top 10 stocks, mostly in the tech industry, account for almost half the S&P 500’s gain of 7.7% YTD. In contrast, the S&P 500 Value Index has marks just a 2% gainer so far in Y 2017, trailing the‘Growth Index’ […]

Cobalt Frenzy: Prices Surge 150% As Tech Giants Battle For Supply

Cobalt Frenzy: Prices Surge 150% As Tech Giants Battle For Supply

Cobalt Frenzy: Prices Surge 150% As Tech Giants Battle For Supply This super-metal is the hottest commodity on the market right now—and it’s NOT lithium. Instead… It’s a metal that early investors are eyeing as a massive opportunity. Supply is already in deficit – and that’s before the anticipated 500 percent increase in demand. It’s […]

US Pending Home Sales Fell for 2nd Month Running

US Pending Home Sales Fell for 2nd Month Running

US Pending Home Sales Fell for 2nd Month Running $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Contracts to buy previously owned US homes fell for a 2nd month running in April one a supply squeeze, but the housing market recovery remains supported by a strong labor market. The National Association of Realtors(NAR) said Wednesday its Pending Home Sales […]

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) $GLD, $SLW, In times of War or other upheaval, people turn to Gold (NYSEArca:GLD). When economies wobble and governments fall, Gold has always been seen as the best way to preserve wealth. The Y-Y change in the consumer price index has already risen from 0 to 2.5%. When […]

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz $GLD, $GDX, $SLW, $EXCFF Those who read this column know that I have been Bullish Gold for several months after noting the end of the Bear cycle in the precious Yellow metal and new forces that will contribute to an even stronger advance […]

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: News of US missile strike on Syria Airbase has kept the Japanese stocks down Friday.PE Nikkei at 18588.87, -0.04% is trading low today, making a fresh 4-mo low to 18517. In case the index breaks and sustains below 18600, see […]

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 Minutes Wednesday aided to losses in the US stocks. The unwinding of the $4.5-T balance sheet indicated in the minutes may lead to more rate hikes this year. Sharp rise seen in Shanghai Thursday while Nikkei seems […]

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 Again, all stocks are mixed and trading flat to unchanged. DJIA (20689.79), Shanghai, Nikkei and Nifty looks Bullish while DAX could face immediate resistance. Gold  and Silver are going nowhere as they keep trading in the narrow range of 1237-1263 and 17.94-18.50 […]

US Manufacturing Expansion Continues in March

US Manufacturing Expansion Continues in March

US Manufacturing Expansion Continues in March Activity in the US manufacturing sector continued to expand in March, as nearly every industry reported growth and none experienced a contraction, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said Monday. The ISM purchasing managers index slipped 0.5% to 57.2 last month, just below the 57.7 percent seen in February, […]

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 all stocks are mixed and trading flat to unchanged. DJIA, Shanghai, Nikkei and Nifty looks Bullish while DAX could face immediate resistance. Gold  and Silver are going nowhere as they keep trading in the narrow range of 1237-1263 and […]

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, Shanghai, Nikkei and Nifty looks bullish while DAX could face immediate resistance in here.PE DJIA at 20663.22, -0.31% wants to rise from marks near 20400, and could inch up towards 21200 near term. There […]

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: PE DJIA at 20728.49, +0.33%) rose some Thursday and could re-test resistance at 21200 in the next week. Immediate Northside could be limited in here. DAX at 12256.43, +0.44% moved up in line with expectations, breaking above 12220, […]

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: Concerns of monetary tightening continue to impact stocks negatively. PE Shanghai at 3216.73, -0.79% broke below 1st support on the daily candles. Important support below current marks would come near 3200 which is expected to hold medium term. 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: Signs of tightening liquidity is visible as the central bank of China refrained from injection short-term funds into the banking system. This could have led to a fall in stock prices Tuesday.PE Shanghai (3245.91, -0.22%) came off slightly yesterday […]

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 stock market indices look Bullish near term except the DJIA, which could possible test some more levels on the Southside before pausing at Key support. PE DJIA at 20596.72, -0.29% could be set to break below the daily […]

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: Almost all stock markets globally has bounced Thursday. Stable movement seen near term with more rising in coming sessions. PE DJIA at 20656.58, -0.02% holding above the channel support on the daily and if it continues to hold, see 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: World’s major stock indices may test 1st support marks which may produce near term bounces. PE DJIA at 20661.30, -0.03% sees support on the daily candles near 20578, if holds, could see a move higher towards 21000 in the […]

US Existing Home Sales Fall 3.7% From January High

US Existing Home Sales Fall 3.7% From January High

US Existing Home Sales Fall 3.7% From January High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US home resales fell more than expected in February on a persistent shortage of houses on the market that is pushing up prices and sidelining prospective buyers. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said Wednesday existing home sales declined 3.7% to a […]

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: Just about all world indices have fallen and could continue to trade lower or remain sideways on the week. PE DJIA at 20668.01, -1.14% and DAX at 11962.13, -0.75% finished off from Monday’s marks. DJIA was turned back from Key resistance […]

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 stock indices are in a consolidation mode and may continue for a while in here. Broad range-bound movement is possible in that frame. PE. DJIA at 20905.86, -0.04%, and DAX at 12052.90, -0.35% are almost stable without any […]

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 stock market indices are stable in here, and could be quiet for a couple of sessions not much movement seen. PE DJIA at 20914.62, -0.10% paused/ranged within 21000-20800 for another couple of sessions before moving back towards […]

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: Stock indices are mixed. DAX could see some rejection near current resistance marks; DJIA and Nikkei could remain stable. Shanghai and Nifty are trading strong and look Bullish in here. PE. DJIA at 20934.55, -0.07% is stuck within Key resistance […]

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 bounced after the FOMC hiked rates by 25 bpts in line with market expectations. PE DJIA at 20950.10, +0.54% bounced from Key support near 20800 and could head towards 21000-21200 near term. DAX at 12009.87, +0.18% has also […]

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 look stable in here and could consolidate for some more sessions. Nikkei and Shanghai could come down near term while Nifty looks Bullish. PE DJIA at 20837.37, -0.21% could remain stable near current marks for another […]

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 sweeping victory of BJP in the Indian  state election results Saturday was taken positively in the Indian Markets Monday. PE Nifty at 8934.55, +0.08% may open with a gap up today and could well break beyond the 9000 […]

Crude Oil (USO, OIL) Breaks Key Support, Heading ‘Due South”

Crude Oil (USO, OIL) Breaks Key Support, Heading ‘Due South”

Crude Oil (USO, OIL) Breaks Key Support, Heading ‘Due South” $USO, $OIL Crude Oil’s clear break through Key support at 50 bbl has set the options market On Fire. A record number of options contracts, the equivalent to more than 800-M bbl of Crude Oil changed hands Thursday, according to the exchange data. The tally includes […]

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. PE DJIA at 20858.19, +0.01% made an intra-day low to 20777, just above Key support 20750 and closed the session higher. Sideways consolidation is possible in the next few sessions with a possibility of seeing some more decline […]

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks $GLD, $ABX,  $NEM,  $AU, $GG,  $NCMGY, $GFI, $AEM, $GOLD After its worst week since November, Gold was drifting lower again Thursday with the metal coming under pressure from a stronger US and an interest rate hike likely ahead in the US, just the 3rd […]

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: Equities are mixed in here: DJIA Shanghai and Nifty could trade lower near term while DAX and Nikkei look Bullish. PE DJIA at 20855.73, -0.33%) is in the correction phase and could possibly extend towards 20750-20700 levels before bouncing back […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday with plentiful global stocks and expectations of a robust harvest casting a Bearish tone over the market. Wheat posted the biggest losses, falling below Key technical support points as forecasts for rain in the US Plains […]

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: Equities are mixed, DJIA in a correction phase, DAX and Shanghai look Bullish near term. Nikkei could bounce from support, need price confirmation on Nifty for directional cue. PE Note: At 4:40a EDT Wednesday 8 March the major US stock market […]

TrumpCare, Making it Happen Now

TrumpCare, Making it Happen Now

TrumpCare, Making it Happen Now $JNJ, $MRK, $MCK US President Donald Trump jumped back into the debate over drug pricing Tuesday, sending pharmaceutical stocks down again with a Tweet promising to lower medicine costs for American people. In a tweet shortly before 9:00a New York time Trump said he’s working on a “new system where […]

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: Markets feel quiet just now allowing some correction in the indices after the recent rally. PE DJIA at 20954.34, -0.24%, and Dax at 11958.40, -0.57%, closed a bit lower yesterday. DJIA may move towards 20750. DAX could test 11800 on […]

Tight Market Governing US Housing Recovery

Tight Market Governing US Housing Recovery

Tight Market Governing US Housing Recovery The US housing market, a Key economic driver, is very tight, with supply struggling to meet demand as the sector recovers a decade after the housing crisis. But persistent pent-up demand among would-be homeowners could cause builders to boost construction, helping to ease pressure on the market for new […]

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices Cannabis Benchmarks® Latest Edition of its Annual Review & Outlook analyzes wholesale prices, and the factors shaping wholesale markets in Y 2017 Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the Cannabis industry’s only independent assessor of wholesale prices. This annual report analyzes 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: None DJIA at 21005.71, +0.01% may test 20750 or lower before heading towards 21500 again medium term, 1st resistance near 21200-21500 may hold for a couple of sessions. Overall the medium term trend is North. DAX at 12027.36, -0.27% […]

Australia’s Resource Rich Economy Avoids Recession

Australia’s Resource Rich Economy Avoids Recession

Australia’s Resource Rich Economy Avoids Recessio Australia’s resource-rich economy avoided recession by posting strong growth in Q-4, helped by surging commodity prices. GDP grew by 1.1% in Q-4 from the 3rd, and by 2.4% from a year earlier, Q-3 GDP was not revised from an initially reported fall of 0.5%. Economists had expected 0.8% growth […]

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: Dip seen in almost all indexes, could be temporary. Shanghai, DAX and DJIA could recover to extend further gainers next week, do need confirmed price action from Nifty for further direction. PE DJIA at 21002.97, -0.53% broke above 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: World stock markets react positively to the US President Donald Trump’s speech Tuesday. Almost all indexes are trading higher and looks Bullish near term except Nifty which is trading at Key marks, and is yet to decide on 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: None DJIA at 20812.24, -0.12% paused near current marks making a small Red-candle after a long rally from levels near 20061. We may expect a small corrective dip possibly towards 20600 levels before again bouncing higher. Though post-Donald Trump’s […]

US Home Prices Up in December, Fastest Pace in a Year

US Home Prices Up in December, Fastest Pace in a Year

US Home Prices Up in December, Fastest Pace in a Year US home prices rose in December, this as prospective buyers bid against each other for a limited supply of property. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-City home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.6%, the most since January 2016. The price gainer reflects 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: None DJIA at 20837.44, +0.08% may see 1st immediate 1st resistance on the 3-day candle, pause and refresh. But looking at the weekly and dailies there could be some more room on the Northside. Overall long term trend is […]

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 mixed overall. DAX and Shanghai looks Bullish while DJIA and Nifty could pause near 1st resistance marks. Nikkei is in a contraction and could remain range-bound in here. PE DJIA at 20821.76, +0.05% trading higher and testing […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower or the week which ended 24 February, mostly on favorable South American growing conditions. CBOT Corn futures settled lower for a 2nd week running. New Bullish fundamental input remains lacking, and this week’s […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-wk low on expectations for a big South American harvest and an expansion in US plantings this Spring. Corn futures fell on chart-based selling while Wheat posted modest declines. 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 and DAX are trading higher, DAX and Shanghai looks Bullish near term. Nikkei is consolidative. Nifty sees Key resistance just above current marks.PE DJIA at 20775.60, +0.16%, and DAX at 11998.59, +0.26% are trading higher. Watch price action […]

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 $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 $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 $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 […]