They Call it “Monetary Policy”

They Call it “Monetary Policy”






They Call it “Monetary Policy” $DIA,  $SPY, $GLD,  $SLV The Dow Jones made its last all-time high on March 1st, and since then its valuation has been slowly deflating.  It closed this week only nine Dow Points away from breaking below its BEV -2.50% line in the chart below. After the amazing 32 new daily […]






US Markets Do Not Fully Reflect Growth Prospects

US Markets Do Not Fully Reflect Growth Prospects






US Markets Do Not Fully Reflect Growth Prospects $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US  assets are the most attractive assets to invest in on a global basis. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that he believes that financial markets could improve “significantly” once they fully reflect economic-growth potential from President Donald Trump’s strategy and policies. Sec. […]






Dubai: Gold Hits 2-Week High as USD Falls

Dubai: Gold Hits 2-Week High as USD Falls






Dubai: Gold Hits 2-Week High as USD Falls  $GLD Spot Gold price forecast to range between 1,228 and 1,247 oz Gold jewelry prices in Dubai spiked Monday, as the USD fell in the aftermath of the recent Fed dovish interest rate adjustment. Bullion retailed Monday by as much as Dh10/gram when compared to the prices […]






The Fed: Yellen Talks Rates

The Fed: Yellen Talks Rates






Janet Yellen on Friday signaled that an interest rate hike in this month’s monetary policy will likely be appropriate, if the economy progresses in line with officials’ expectation. “At our meeting later this month, the (Federal Open Market) Committee will evaluate whether employment and inflation are continuing to evolve in line with our expectations, in […]






President Donald Trump is in The Gold Bulls Camp

President Donald Trump is in The Gold Bulls Camp






President Donald Trump is in The Gold Bulls Camp $GLD, $SLV, $USD Statements last week by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin put The Trump Team in the Gold Bulls Camp Last Friday, Gold charged North for the 5th day running in heavy trade as the Trump-trade on financial markets begin to unwind, the USD weakens and interest […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Japan HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.89. The projected upper bound is: 114.48. The projected lower bound is: 109.66. The projected closing price is: […]






Here is the Proof, Rising Interest Rates are Good for Gold

Here is the Proof, Rising Interest Rates are Good for Gold






Here is the Proof, Rising Interest Rates are Good for Gold $GLD,  $USD, $XAUUSD You will recall that when the Fed raised interest rates in December, and the publicly spoke its plan to do so 3X more times in Y 2017, the conventional wisdom suggested gold should fall. The theory: Gold is a non-yielding asset, […]






FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation

FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation






FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation $CNY, $USD, $USDCNY FLASH: US President Donald Trump declared China the “Grand Champions” of currency manipulation Thursday, just a few hours after his new Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing’s Fx (foreign exchange) practices. In an exclusive interview with Reuters, President Trump […]






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 close mixed Tuesday, with Soybean futures heading lower for a 3rd session running, reversing from early strength to touch a 2-week low on expectations for large South American Soybean harvests. Wheat futures were also lower, Corn firmed, supported by […]






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%, […]






The Trump Rally Extends, S&P 500 Posts Another Record High

The Trump Rally Extends, S&P 500 Posts Another Record High






The Trump Rally Extends, S&P 500 Posts Another Record High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Along with the S&P, the DJIA posted its 4th straight record close, the NAS Comp closed at a high for a sixth day running. MSCI’s all-country world index edged up 0.08%. Europe’s broad FTSEurofirst 300 index slipped 0.04%to snap a 5-session […]






‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold

‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold






‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold $USD, $GLD A pillar of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and now policy formation, is “America First” So far, this has entailed withdrawing from possible participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), citing potential currency manipulators, and construction of The Wall along the Mexican border. A Key outcome for investors […]






US President Trump Set to Name China a ‘Currency Manipulator’

US President Trump Set to Name China a ‘Currency Manipulator’






US President Trump Set to Name China a ‘Currency Manipulator’ $USD, $CNY, $AAPL, $BA Experts warn investors that President Donald Trump will soon fulfill his campaign vow to label China a ‘currency manipulator’. “Some time in the next couple of weeks, we think it is likely that President Trump will declare China a currency manipulator […]






Gold Seeing Strong Support On Safe-Haven Flows, Weakening USD

Gold Seeing Strong Support On Safe-Haven Flows, Weakening USD






Gold Seeing Strong Support On Safe-Haven Flows, Weakening USD $GLD Political and economic uncertainties under the Trump Administration, coupled with a weakening USD since the beginning of the year, have led to a sharp rise in Gold prices for more than a month. Since late December, Gold has risen from its long-term lows around 1125 […]






The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls

The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls






The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls $GLD Thursday, volume and prices spiked on call options giving holders the right to buy Gold at higher prices. Wednesday, investors poured $413-M into SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD), the largest ETF backed by the metal, recouping almost 50% of the money that exited in January. The Fed […]






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 falling for a 3rd straight session on profit-taking after last week’s 6-month highs and improving weather outlook for Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to […]






US Companies Profits Up, Some Will Top Expectations

US Companies Profits Up, Some Will Top Expectations






US Companies Profits Up, Some Will Top Expectations $SPY Earnings season in here, and US companies are set to report their strongest profit growth in 2 years, and just may justify Wall Street to extend its strong rally, as some participants anticipate that many companies will top expectations. Companies in the S&P 500 are expected […]






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

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






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1.08. The projected lower bound is: 1.04. The projected closing price is: 1.06. FOREX EUR= closed down -0.002 at 1.062. Volume was 95% below […]






China Is Capable of Dealing with the Rising US Trade Protectionism

China Is Capable of Dealing with the Rising US Trade Protectionism






China Is Capable of Dealing with the Rising US Trade Protectionism $UBS Chairman of Swiss bank UBS Axel Weber says that globalization is suffering setbacks, but China is capable of making up for the negative impact on its growth by using more domestic fiscal and monetary stimulus. “Globalization never happened in a straight line. There are […]






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

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






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 1.08. The projected lower bound is: 1.04. The projected closing price is: 1.06. FOREX EUR= closed down -0.002 at 1.059. Volume was 92% below […]






Donald Trump’s Policies Translate to a Weaker USD & Stronger Gold Prices

Donald Trump’s Policies Translate to a Weaker USD & Stronger Gold Prices






Donald Trump’s Policies Translate to a Weaker USD & Stronger Gold Prices $USD, $GLD, $AAPL, $XOM US President Donald Trump’s basic tax reform will create huge incentives for Corporate America to move production onshore. That is a bad thing for those in the supply chain. It is a bad thing for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and for […]






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, extending losses in agriculture markets following quiet trade ahead of the Christmas Holiday weekend. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.43%, to 3.4575 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 3.5 […]






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 Tuesday with Soybean futures tumbling to a nearly 1-month low, as rain in Argentina’s dry crop belts kept South America on track for a bumper harvest. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 3 cents, […]






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 […]






US Dollar Notched a 14 yr High Pumping The Trump Rally

US Dollar Notched a 14 yr High Pumping The Trump Rally






US Dollar Notched a 14 yr High Pumping The Trump Rally $EURUSD,  $GBPUSD,  $USDCHF, $USDJPY The USD rose to a 14-year high against a basket of peer currencies Thursday after the Fed boosted the number of projected interest rate hikes for Y 2017, adding fuel to The Trump Rally and hammering the EM (emerging market) currencies. […]






China, No Restrictions on Foreign Firms Cross Border Transfers

China, No Restrictions on Foreign Firms Cross Border Transfers






China, No Restrictions on Foreign Firms Cross Border Transfers $USDCNY China’s foreign exchange authority (SAFE) said last Friday that there are no restrictions on foreign firms’ cross-border profit transfers, responding to market concerns about tightened regulation over capital outflows. As China has realized convertibility under the current account, real international payments and transfers are not […]






Australia Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Australia Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook






Australia Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 66.54. The projected lower bound is: 64.31. The projected closing price is: 65.43. AUTWI closed up 0.100 at 65.400. Volume was -0% below […]






China Trying to Halt Capital Outflows, Market Bears “Smell Blood”

China Trying to Halt Capital Outflows, Market Bears “Smell Blood”






China Trying to Halt Capital Outflows, Market Bears “Smell Blood” $USDCNY China’s increasingly aggressive measures to clampdown on capital outflows has not gone unnoticed by US hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass. Mr. Bass is famed for his successful bet against the US housing market in the global financial crisis of Y’s 2007-2008, so markets monitor his […]






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

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






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) HEFFX Outlook 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 1.08. The projected upper bound is: 1.09. The projected lower bound is: 1.06. The projected closing price is: 1.07. FOREX […]






November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets

November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets






November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GS, $JPM November marked a Key shifts for global financial markets, with a number of asset classes from financial stocks, emerging-market bonds to hard commodities staging sharp price swings in the space of just 3 weeks. Investors believe that the election […]






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 […]