Hollywood Looking for Bitcoin Film Financing

Hollywood Looking for Bitcoin Film Financing

Hollywood Looking for Bitcoin Film Financing $BTCUSD Hollywood feature film may soon be financed with cryptocurrencies. Christopher Woodrow, who has helped produce or finance movies for the past decade, says the distributed-ledger technology known as blockchain is about to disrupt the film industry and he wants to be a part of it. The producer the Oscar-winning […]

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply $BTCUSD Almost weekly we are seeing new iterations of Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, as disagreements over of its design persist and opportunities for making fast money prove hard to pass up. The biggest offshoot, called Bitcoin Cash, emerged in August after a hard fork in the Bitcoin blockchain. That spinoff valued […]

Gold Up for 3rd Day Running On US Inflation Data

Gold Up for 3rd Day Running On US Inflation Data

Gold Up for 3rd Day Running On US Inflation Data $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF, $USD Gold prices rose for a 3rd day running Wednesday, and was flat Thursday, as USD weakened and US bond yields fell despite solid US economic data that reinforced expectations that the Fed will press ahead with increases to US interest rates, […]

US Soybean Export Council Optimistic about China-US Relationship

US Soybean Export Council Optimistic about China-US Relationship

US Soybean Export Council Optimistic about China-US Relationship $SOYB, $USD, $CNY The US Soybean industry is very optimistic about the future relationship with the Chinese soybean processing and utilization industries. “We expect China’s economy to grow, consumers’ income to increase and urbanization to expand,” Paul Burke, North Asia regional director of US Soybean Export Council […]

Trump’s Fed Chairman Nominee ‘Good News’ for Gold Investors

Trump’s Fed Chairman Nominee ‘Good News’ for Gold Investors

Trump’s Fed Chairman Nominee ‘Good News’ for Gold Investors $GLD, $SLV, $USD President Donald Trump’s selection for the next Chairman of the Fed’s Board of Governors will not alter policy much, and could be good news for Gold investors. Trump’s selection of current Fed Governor Jerome “Jay” Powell follows months of public speculation about the […]

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AAPL Friday, the US major stock market indexes finished the longest string of weekly gainers since Y 2013 as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) results and strong services sector data added to the continuing and growing optimism in the economy. US Dollar (.DXY) index rose, […]

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Market, How Important? $GLD, $USDCNY China has been accumulating Gold over the past 10 years, and it is also the largest producer of Gold in the world and perhaps the world’s biggest consumers of the precious Yellow metal. The World Gold Council’s (WGC) data for Q-2 Y 2017, says […]

World Stocks Headed to the 12th Month of Gainers

World Stocks Headed to the 12th Month of Gainers

World Stocks Headed to the 12th Month of Gainers $BP, $RYAAY, $BNPQY World stocks headed for a record 12th month of gains Tuesday, as a 5.5 month high in European stocks and records elsewhere underscored one of the most robust Bull markets in history. Europe’s latest rally came as figures from the once-fragile Eurozone showed […]

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD Singapore does not plan to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but will remain alert to money laundering and other potential risks stemming from their use, the head of the country’s central bank said. “As of now I see no basis for wanting to regulate cryptocurrencies,” Monetary Authority of Singapore […]

China Makes a Move on the USD

China Makes a Move on the USD

China is set to roll out a yuan-denominated oil contract as early as this year. Analysts call the plan, announced by Beijing in September, a huge move against the dollar’s global dominance. The so-called petro-yuan is a “wake up call” for investors who haven’t paid attention to the Chinese plans, according to the head of […]

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold? $USDCNY, $GLD, $OIL People are asking, Paul, what is the link between the RMB Yuan and the precious Yellow metal? The Big A, as follows: Chart 1: The USD/CNY exchange rate (red line, right axis) and the price of Gold (yellow line, left axis, London P.M. […]

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA marked 23,002 Tuesday intra-day, but closed just below the ’round’ mark. This latest 1,000-point increase was covered in half the time it took the index to move from 21,000 to 22,000. Wednesday, the US major stock market indexes finished at: DJIA +160.16 at 23157.60, […]

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 […]

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US economy growing under US President Trump’s developing economic policies. Nevertheless stock market pessimists are warning investors to moderate their optimism over President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts. Stocks raced to records last week and again this week, the USD hit a 2-month high and […]

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System $GLD, $OIL, $CNY It is a strategic move swapping Crude Oil for Gold, rather than for US Treasuries, which can be printed at will. A report released by the Nikkei Asian Review indicates that China is prepared to release a RMB Yuan denominated Crude Oil futures contract […]

WW3: Gold Prices Could Rise to $10,000 oz

WW3: Gold Prices Could Rise to $10,000 oz

WW3: Gold Prices Could Rise to $10,000 oz $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $DXY, $AUD, $JPY Sunday, best-selling author James Rickards warned that Gold is poised to spike to 10,000 oz because of global political instability. Personally, I expect Gold attack the resistance at 1,500 in Y 2018. And not be shocked by a run that brings it […]

US Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Down, USD Falling

US Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Down, USD Falling

US Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Down, USD Falling $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer spending rose a bit in July and annual inflation increased at its slowest pace since late Y 2015, diminishing expectations of a Fed interest rate hike in December. Inflation remains low even as the labor market is near full employment, a […]

Yellen and Draghi Open Jackson Hole Symposium Friday

Yellen and Draghi Open Jackson Hole Symposium Friday

Yellen and Draghi Open Jackson Hole Symposium Friday $USD, $DXY, $EUR The Jackson Hole Symposium is this week’s most anticipated event, in part due to a severe lack of other newsworthy market stories but also because two very important central bankers are scheduled to appear. The Fed and the ECB are not only 2 of […]

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver $GLD, $USD, $SLV The US Dollar (.DXY) Index has been moving lower, retreating 9% in 5 months, from 102 in March to its current 93.39. Not surprisingly, Gold has risen almost 10% in USD terms during this frame. Earlier this year many participant expected USD to continue its […]

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Come Back

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Come Back

The Malaysian ringgit rebounded against the US dollar on Thursday (Jul 27), benefitting from the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep its interest rates low longer, a dealer said. At 6pm local time, the local unit stood at 4.2760/2790 against the greenback compared with Wednesday’s close of 4.2825/2865. The dollar fell to a 2-1/2 year low against the euro and a 13-month trough against […]

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators $ETHUSD, $BTCUSD Tuesday, Wall Street’s main regulator said that ICO’s (initial coin offerings), a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales. ICOs have become a bonanza for digital currency entrepreneurs, allowing them to raise millions […]

Russia and China Setting Up to Transact Energy Business in Gold

Russia and China Setting Up to Transact Energy Business in Gold

Russia and China Setting Up to Transact Energy Business in Gold $GLD, $OIL, $USD, $CNY Russia’s largest bank, state-owned Sberbank, announced that its Swiss subsidiary had begun trading in Gold on the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Russian officials have signaled that they plan to conduct transactions with China using Gold as a means of marginalizing the […]

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here $GLD, $USD Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) is ranged within 1,190 and 1250 oz short term as the metal tracks US real interest rates. “We’re not saying we have a Bullish bias; we’re not saying we have a bearish bias,” siad executive director for commodities and foreign exchange at UBS […]

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs $DIA, $SPY, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Year to Date (YTD) investors in global stock markets are seeing record highs. Record marks for the widely-followed country indexes occurred in the context of notably low volatility, adding to investor comfort and a sense of accomplishment. All of this was accompanied […]

Central Banks Turn “Hawkish”, JPY Carry Trade Emerges

Central Banks Turn “Hawkish”, JPY Carry Trade Emerges

Central Banks Turn “Hawkish”, JPY Carry Trade Emerges $GBP, $USD, $EUR, $JPY, $CAD Cable, Loonie and EUR all rose last week on Hawkish comments from central bankers. The BOE Governor Mark Carney said it is not the time of rate hike yet. Then indicated the BOE MPC will start debating raising interest rate in the […]

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class 

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class 

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class $GLD, $USD, $BTC No asset has evolved from concept to storing billions of dollars as fast as Bitcoin. In the 7 years since inception, a robust ecosystem has developed. Retail traders have the infrastructure to drive over $1-B in daily liquidity while professionals can access tailored financial […]

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio $GLD,  $SLV,  $ABX,  $EXCFF,  $SLW, $SPY Gold got crushed in The Trump Election rally post election, but a little over 5 months into Y 2017, the yellow metal is up 10.5%—making it one of the best-performing assets of the year so far. While the outlook for the […]

Euro (€) Affects On The US Dollar ($) (EURUSD)

Euro (€) Affects On The US Dollar ($) (EURUSD)

On June 23, 2016, British voters will determine whether the United Kingdom will leave the European Union, and foreign exchange (forex) traders are collectively holding their breath. If the Leave movement succeeds, most experts predict tough times for the U.K. currency. Speculation ranges from an outright collapse of the British pound to a mild and […]

The Bitcoin Bonanza, the Cryptocurrency Marks a Record High

The Bitcoin Bonanza, the Cryptocurrency Marks a Record High

The Bitcoin Bonanza, the Cryptocurrency Marks a Record High $GLD, $BTCUSD $100’s worth of Bitcoins 7 years ago are now valued at nearly $80-M Bitcoin has more than 2X’d this year compared against the USD, reaching a record high of $2,190.45/each Monday, the 7-year anni of Bitcoin Pizza Day. The Day commemorates the time 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: Nothing new: PE DJIA at 20943.11,-0.16% came off as expected and could test to 20780 near term before bouncing. A test of higher marks near 21000 may be delayed a bit. DAX at 12757.46, +0.07% is set to test 13000 […]

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: Nothing new: PE DJIA at 20975.78, -0.17% tested 21050 on the Northside before coming off. Some profit taking is possible in the 21050-21100 area now with a possible extension of the current run towards 21200. Some corrective dip is preferred […]

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 globally stocks are mixed. China looks negative, Europe and US looks potentially Bullish. Japanese and Indian stocks could remain ranged near term. PE DJIA at 21012.28, +0.03% is stable, trying to move North towards 21050-21100 in the next […]

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: Emmanuel Macron wins the final round of the French elections to become the youngest President, winning by a fair margin of 66% to 34% against Marine Le Pen, as per the results released Sunday night.PE DAX at 12716.89, +0.55% make […]

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: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 20951.47, -0.03% finished lower and lack of any directional momentum now keep the price stable. While trading below 21000, we could expect a test of 20800-20600 before starting to rise again. DAX at 12647.78, […]

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 stock markets are stable and no real impact is seen after the FOMC Wednesday as it kept rates unchanged and reiterated its maintenance of the existing policy. PE DJIA at 20957.90, +0.04% is seeing difficulty to move 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 Japanese markets are closed, and all other major markets are trading very quietly, mostly waiting for the FOMC comments due this afternoon and the 2nd round of the French Presidential election Sunday. PE DJIA at 20949.89, +0.17% stuck […]

Central Banks are Monetizing Stocks and Bonds

Central Banks are Monetizing Stocks and Bonds

Central Banks are Monetizing Stocks and Bonds $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $SLV Following this market is an exercise in frustration.  Last week, DJIA (DOW) appeared ready to roll over.  I expected the Dow  to be closer to its -5% line than its -2.5% line at the close of this week. But, as you can 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:  Almost all stocks are stable and could consolidate in here. Resistances are seen just above current marks, a pullback is possible in here: PE DJIA at 20981.33, +0.03% stable Thursday, is not attempting to rise above 21000 yet, target […]

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 tax plan released by US President Trump Wednesday proposed to slash business taxes. It proposed to cut income tax rate from 39.6% to 35%, reduce corporate tax from 35% to 15% and to reduce the 7 tax brackets […]

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 markets are up ahead of the tax reform statement from US President Trump Wednesday. PE DJIA at 20996.12, +1.12% looks Bullish and could see 21200 near term. DAX at 12467.04, +0.10% holding above 12390, but is close […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Tuesday, Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed with Corn futures rising for a 2nd straight session on a slower-than-average start to planting in the United States and forecasts for Midwest rains that will stall further progress. Soybean prices retreated after hitting a 3-week […]

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: Results of the 1st round of French elections brought in hopes to the investors throughout the world except China. Mr. Macron would face off with Ms. Le Pen for the 2nd round on 7 May, but stocks could 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: DJIA loing to open up significantly, as The Trump Rally extends. PE DJIA at 20547.76, -0.15% sees 1st support near 20370-20350, which could be tested in the coming sessions. Thereafter a rise back towards 20600-20700 is possible in the longer run. […]

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (THBUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (THBUSD) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (THBUSD) 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: 34.59. The projected lower bound is: 34.08. The projected closing price is: 34.34. FOREX THB= closed down -0.030 at 34.350. Volume was […]

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 major indices have bounced from 1st support marks and may move further North near term.PE DJIA at 20578.71, +0.85% bounced from support near 20400, a rise towards 20700 is seen near term. DAX at 12027.32, +0.09% up from […]

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: Nothing new: PE DJIA at 20404.49, -0.58% closed below 20410, the immediate price momentum indicates the possibility of a further fall towards 20250-20200 in the next 1-2 sessions. DAX at 12016.45, +0.13% trading just above 1st support at 1960-11930, […]

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) HEFFX Outlook

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) HEFFX Outlook

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) HEFFX Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 34.60. The projected lower bound is: 34.09. The projected closing price is: 34.35. FOREX THB= closed up 0.040 at 34.360. Volume was 37% below […]

US President Trump Not “Talking Down” the USD

US President Trump Not “Talking Down” the USD

US President Trump Not “Talking Down” the USD $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump is “absolutely not” trying to talk down the strength of the USD, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was quoted as saying Wednesday. Trump said last week in an interview with the WS-J that the dollar was “getting too strong,” 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: US-North Korea tensions, the French elections and news of the UK snap elections on 8 June adding on to the news  keeping the global indices in caution mode. European stocks saw a sharp fall Tuesday and may not rise […]

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Technical Analysis

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($) Technical Analysis

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 1.24. The projected upper bound is: 1.30. The projected lower bound is: 1.26. The projected closing price is: 1.28. Candlesticks A big white candle occurred. This is generally […]

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: Some recovery seen in most indices, but need price confirmation to say that the corrective phase is over, or there could be some more Southside action near term. PE DJIA at 20636.92, +0.90% bounced from support near 20410 halting a […]

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) Thailand HEFFX Outlook (16/4/17)

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) Thailand HEFFX Outlook (16/4/17)

Thai Baht (THB) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(THBUSD) Thailand HEFFX Outlook (16/4/17) Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 34.58. The projected lower bound is: 34.08. The projected closing price is: 34.33. FOREX THB= closed down -0.020 at 34.340. Volume was […]

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: 4-month lows seen in Nikkei, Shanghai may see a short dip near term. DJIA may keep up sideways action, DAX looks Bullish. PE DJIA at 20591.86, -0.29% came down a bit Wednesday, 20500-20410 is an important near term support […]

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, with some room to rise seen for the coming sessions.PE DJIA at 20651.30,-000.03% bounced from near term support near 20510. While that holds, DJIA could bounce back towards 20780 in the next 2 sessions. DAX […]

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: Geo-political situation unchanged, Asia-Pac: Chinese and Japanese stocks looking weak. PE DJIA at 20658.02, +0.01% stable and in a sideways consolidation mode as expected. Some steady movement in the 20780-20500 region is possible in the next couple of sessions […]

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 20656.10, -0.03% in here. The last 2 daily candles indicates a stable movement near term. We may expect some sideways consolidation in the coming sessions. DAX at 12225.06, -0.05% is trying to move North towards […]

The Trump Effect: Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit 2-year Highs

The Trump Effect: Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit 2-year Highs

The Trump Effect: Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit 2-year Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US trade deficit fell more than expected in February as exports increased to a 2 year high and slowing domestic demand weighed on imports. The narrowing in the trade gap comes as The Trump Administration is pushing ahead with […]

Brexit: Theresa May Triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Wednesday

Brexit: Theresa May Triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Wednesday

Brexit: Theresa May Triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Wednesday $GDPUSD UK PMTheresa May will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty Wednesday, 29 March, thus starting the 2-year Brexit negotiation process with the EU. The EU leaders will hold a Summit on 29 April to adopt Brexit guidelines. There are 3 possible situations […]

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 $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 $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 $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 $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 $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 $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 […]

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