Bond Trader Signaling Coming Inflation

Bond Trader Signaling Coming Inflation






Bond Trader Signaling Coming Inflation The rout in the fixed-income arena deepened into the worst in 15 years as traders sounded the alarm on inflation amid speculation US President Elect Donald Trump’s spending pledges will boost economic growth. Yields on benchmark 10-year US Treasuries posted their steepest back-to-back weekly increase since Y 2001, and a bond-market […]






Mexico’s President Seeking Meeting with President Elect Trump

Mexico’s President Seeking Meeting with President Elect Trump






Mexico’s President Seeking Meeting with President Elect Trump Mexico is willing to hold talks with US President-elect Donald Trump to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, (NAPTA) President Enrique Pena Nieto said. Mexico will seek dialogue with the US on its trade relationship following comments made by Donald Trump during his campaign, President Pena […]






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 Thursday on technical buying and strong weekly export sales. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 3.5 cents, or 1.03%, to 3.42 bu. December Wheat delivery added 6 cents, or 1.51%, to 4.03 bu. January […]






China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange

China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange






China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world’s largest bank by assets, has become a settlement bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), the exchange said Tuesday, allowing more investors to clear transactions in RMB Yuan. ICBC becomes the […]






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, […]






FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs






FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US economy grew at a 2.9% in Q-3, the strongest pace in 2 years, as businesses began restocking their shelves at a faster pace. The Q-3 US GDP (gross domestic product), the broadest measure of economic health, was 2X the […]






RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas

RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas






RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas $GLD, $SLV, $USDCNY As the RMB Yuan retreats, China is buying Gold. The world’s biggest consumer of the precious Yellow metal raised bullion imports from Hong Kong in September for the 1st time in 4 months as investors sought to diversify their assets on prospects for further currency […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures fell Thursday, retreating from early advances as gains in the USD and profit-taking by traders. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 6.5 cents, or 1.82%, to 3.51 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 3.25 cents, or 0.77%, to […]






“Do Not Be Fooled, There is No Economic Recovery”

“Do Not Be Fooled, There is No Economic Recovery”






“Do Not Be Fooled, There is No Economic Recovery” $GLD Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, advises that savvy investors should not be fooled by reports of any economic recovery. And the same investors should continue to buy Gold despite the pullback. “I’m certain that all this talk about a recovery is wrong,” Mr. […]






Stronger USD Pushing Platinum (NYSEArca:PPLT) Down

Stronger USD Pushing Platinum (NYSEArca:PPLT) Down






Stronger USD Pushing Platinum (NYSEArca:PPLT) Down $PPLT, $IMPUF, $GLD, $SLV Platinum futures trading on the NYMEX market in New York declined for a 4th day running Tuesday to 996.80, pushed down by a stronger USD, weakness across the precious metals complex, and the signing of a wage deal in Key producer South Africa. YTD Platinum’s price is up more […]






Fed will be Political NOT Practical

Fed will be Political NOT Practical






Fed will be Political NOT Practical As badly as the US Economy needs to break off the addictive stimulus from the Fed, it is more likely Yellen will play politics. Federal Open Market Committee prepares to meet again next Tuesday and Wednesday to review interest rate policy, widespread expectations are that, for a sixth consecutive […]






US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August






US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US factory production fell in August on cutbacks in appliances, home electronics and machinery. This threatens the market’s hopes for a manufacturing rebound after 2 prior months of gainers. The US Fed said Thursday factory production dropped 0.4% in August, after an increase of 0.4% […]






Financial Markets “Waking Up” to a Trump Presidency

Financial Markets “Waking Up” to a Trump Presidency






Financial Markets “Waking Up” to a Trump Presidency $BAC The US financial markets are just now “waking up” to the possibility of a Donald Trump Presidency in the wake of Hillary Clinton’s numerous health problem’s and tightening polls, that according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC) Head of Global Rates and Currencies Research David […]






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. […]






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 close mixed Tuesday, with soybean futures gaining after federal data showed ongoing strong demand for Soybean. The most active Corn contract for December delivery stayed Unchanged at 3.285 bu. December Wheat delivery fell 0.75 cents, or 0.19%, to 3.985 […]






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook\ HEFFX Notes British Pound Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1.37. The projected lower bound is: 1.24. The projected closing price is: 1.30. FOREX GBP= closed down -0.003 at 1.308. Volume […]






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Euro Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1.13. The projected lower bound is: 1.10. The projected closing price is: 1.12. FOREX EUR= closed up 0.002 at 1.116. Volume was 21% […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Japanese Yen Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 104.89. The projected upper bound is: 104.37. The projected lower bound is: 98.00. The projected closing […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) HEFFX Notes

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) HEFFX Notes






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) HEFFX Notes HEFFX Target here is 74c on the Australian Dollar Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.75. The projected upper bound is: 0.78. The projected […]






South Africa Rand (ZAR) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (ZARUSD) HEFFX Notes

South Africa Rand (ZAR) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (ZARUSD) HEFFX Notes






South Africa Rand (ZAR) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (ZARUSD) HEFFX Notes HEFFX Rand Target is 13.05 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 14.60. The […]






British Pound (GBP) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (GBPUSD) HEFFX Notes

British Pound (GBP) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (GBPUSD) HEFFX Notes






British Pound (GBP) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (GBPUSD) HEFFX Notes HEFFX GBP Target is 1.29. Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 1.37. The projected lower bound is: 1.24. The […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) HEFFX Notes

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) HEFFX Notes






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) HEFFX Notes HEFFX Target here is 74c on the Australian Dollar Overall, the Australian Dollar bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.74. The projected upper bound is: 0.78. […]






US Manufacturing Pressured By Strong USD Fell in June

US Manufacturing Pressured By Strong USD Fell in June






US Manufacturing Pressured By Strong USD Fell in June $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX New orders for US factory goods fell for a 2nd month running in June on weak demand for transportation equipment and capital goods The US Commerce Department said  Thursday that new orders for manufactured goods declined 1.5% after a Southwardly revised 1.2% […]






Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending






Experts See Gold Rally Extending $GLD, $SLV Gold has rallied strongly YTD with recent world events pushing it higher as anxious investors seek its safety and preservation of wealth and buying power. From Britain’s sudden exit from the EU, to the most contentious Presidential election seasons in US history, to ISIS terrorist attacks, the only […]






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (GBPUSD) Trading Outlook

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (GBPUSD) Trading Outlook






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (GBPUSD) Trading Outlook British Pound HEFFX Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1.39. The projected lower bound is: 1.26. The projected closing price is: 1.33. FOREX British Pound= closed down -0.005 […]






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 […]






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) HEFFX Update

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) HEFFX Update






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) HEFFX Update HEFFX Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1.14. The projected lower bound is: 1.10. The projected closing price is: 1.12. FOREX EUR= closed down -0.001 at 1.122. Volume was 95% […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) HEFFX Update

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) HEFFX Update






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) HEFFX Update Chinese Yuan HEFFX Notes Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 6.66. The projected lower bound is: 6.59. The projected closing price is: 6.63. FOREX Chinese Yuan= closed down -0.018 at […]






IMF Prepares for Inclusion of China’s RMB in its SDR Basket

IMF Prepares for Inclusion of China’s RMB in its SDR Basket






IMF Prepares for Inclusion of China’s RMB in its SDR Basket $CNY, $USD, $GBP, $EUR, $JPY The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday announced its board decision to amend the rounding methodology for determining currency accounts in the Special Drawing Right (SDR) basket, in order to make technical preparations for the inclusion of the Chinese currency, […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) Trading Outlook






FOREX HKD= closed up 0.001 at 7.756. Volume was 99% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 40% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 7.755 7.756 7.755 7.756 62 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 7.76 7.76 7.76 Volatility: 0 0 1 […]






The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased






The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased The Conference Board Leading Economic Index®(LEI) for Australia increased 0.1 percent in May to 102.6 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index®(CEI) for Australia increased 0.3 percent in May to 111.3 (2010=100). The composite economic indexes are the key elements in an analytic system designed […]






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 […]






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland Japanese investors are buying Bullion and storing it in Switzerland because of negative interest rates and fears JPY will depreciate as the government grapples with the heaviest public debt burden in the developed world, according reports. The number of buyers jumped 62% in 1-H of Y 2016 […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook






FOREX AUD= closed up 0.009 at 0.757. Volume was 0% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 31% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.748 0.757 0.747 0.757 92,069 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 0.75 0.74 0.73 Volatility: 18 17 15 […]






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 […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook






FOREX AUD= closed up 0.003 at 0.749. Volume was 15% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 36% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.746 0.750 0.740 0.749 77,565 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 0.75 0.74 0.73 Volatility: 22 16 15 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn unchanged Tuesday, Wheat retreated, and Soybeans rose to a 1-week high. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was Unchanged at 3.8525 bu. Sept Wheat delivery shed 1 cents, or 0.22%, at 4.5725 bu. Nov Soybean added 15.50 […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook FOREX AUD= closed up 0.005 at 0.738. Volume was 13% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 21% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.733 0.742 0.732 0.738 104,002 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]






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, […]






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU

Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $USO, $GBP, $USD, $JPY The liberals have been beaten, the polls were wrong, the people have taken back their country. The voters in Great Britain have chosen to take their country out of the EU leaving their government’s leadership […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Trading Outlook






AUTWI closed up 0.400 at 62.500. Volume was -0% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 24% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 62.500 62.500 62.500 62.500 0 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 62.25 62.76 61.79 Volatility: 11 12 12 Volume: […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Market’s sentiment continued improve last Friday, although uncertainty over the upcoming Brexit referendum has kept majors within familiar ranges. The decision of several central banks (Fed, BOE, BOJ) to remain on hold last week, is partially influenced by this upcoming event that could crack the EU. The EURUSD closed […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (AUDUSD) Trading Outlook






Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators. Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The USD rose Vs most of its peers, but not those considered safe havens, CHF and JPY, as market’s negative mood prevailed. The EUR and the GBP suffered, with EUR down towards 1.1200, about  50 pips away from the pre-US NFPs report which triggered these last days’ Bullish run, […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥) Trading Outlook






Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators. Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Trading Outlook






Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators. Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas […]






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 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat, and Soybean all retreated Thursday capping a 6 day run-up, as the USD rallied Vs most major currencies. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery shed 4.75 cents, or 1.10%, to close at 4.265 bu. Jul Wheat delivery declined […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Risk aversion took over the financial world Thursday, with stocks weakening, treasury yields reaching multi-month lows and Gold rallying to a 3 wk high. The catalyst beyond this sudden change in market’s sentiment was Chinese inflation data, up by 2.0% yearly basis, missing expectations of a 2.2% gainer and […]






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 […]






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 […]






China Implements Fx Trading Reforms

China Implements Fx Trading Reforms






China Implements Fx Trading Reforms $USDCNY The RMB Yuan is facing renewed devaluation pressure over expectations of a US Fed rate hike, but a large RMB Yuan devaluation is unlikely as China continues its market-oriented Fx (foreign exchange) reform. The central parity rate, or the fixing rate of the Chinese currency, had been weakening since […]






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: Month-end fixing alongside with poor US data sent the Buck lower across the board at the beginning of the US session, although the pair remained limited below 1.1200 end the day about unchanged, at the 1.1130/40 area. At the close of trading the USD was mixed to higher across […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The USD’s upward momentum continued easing Thursday, despite US data beat expectations, as commodities prices rose. The EURUSD rose to 1.1216, but failed to hold gains above the 1.1200 mark, as in the longer run, the market is focused on the upcoming US rate hike. Data coming from the […]






Ominous Business Indicator, Machinery Orders Soft

Ominous Business Indicator, Machinery Orders Soft






Ominous Business Indicator, Machinery Orders Soft $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US business spending intentions weakened in April for a 3rd month running on soft demand for machinery, but a surge in contracts to purchase previously owned homes to a 10-year high supported views economic growth was gaining speed. The growth picture was further boosted by […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: After a quiet start of the day, the USD lost steam after Wall Street’s Wednesday opening, to close the day generally lower across the board. The single currency remained under pressure, as the EURUSD’s intra-day recovery stalled at 1.1165. On the data front Germany released a couple of confidence […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The market resumed USD buying Tuesday, sending the single currency down to 1.1139 a mark last seen on 16 March. The Buck began to advance during the Asian session, particularly Vs the commodity related currencies (NZD, CAD, AUD), which pared losses in Europe, as the strong momentum in […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat rebounded a bit Tuesday, Corn retreated and Soybean fell on a stronger USD. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was down 0.25 cents, or 0.06%, to close at 3.975 bu. Jul Wheat delivery added 2 cents, or 0.43%, to […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The week started with thin trading volumes, and with the Buck paring the upward momentum triggered by FOMC Mins. The single currency traded modestly lower, briefly falling below the 1.1200  mark Vs the USD, and holding near the mark into the close. Data coming from Europe was mixed, as […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Soybean rebounded Friday, and Wheat extended losses on stronger USD. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery added 4.50 cents, or 1.15%, to close at 3.945 bu. Jul Wheat delivery lost 1 cents, or 0.21% to settle at […]






Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth

Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth






Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth Statistics released Wednesday showed Japan recorded better-than-expected economic growth numbers in Q-1 of the year. However, economists said the real picture may not be as rosy as it looks to be based on preliminary statistics. The reform plans championed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, known […]