Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish Gold prices are trading moderately up and are at session highs in late-morning action Wednesday. The near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish, which has invited some fresh chart-based buying interest. The recent “collapse in volatility” on the daily bar chart […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) expected to see silver pushing to a high of $17.50 an ounce

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) expected to see silver pushing to a high of $17.50 an ounce

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) expected to see silver pushing to a high of $17.50 an ounce The analysts said they see a potential for gold price to rise as the Federal Reserve looks to slow the pace of its monetary policy tightening this year. “In such a scenario the USD might not strengthen […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence The U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence in the next two years as oil production and exports hit new highs, according to the Department of Energy. U.S. oil production, already at an all-time high this year, will increase by another 2 […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Lower Crude Oil Steady Stocks Steady including Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks: Goldman Sachs (GS) will be in focus Wednesday Expectations are low with profits for US companies forecast to rise 6.4%, down from an 1 October estimate of 10.2% and a big fall from 2018’s tax cut-fueled gainer of more […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) overall near-term technical advantage

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) overall near-term technical advantage

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) overall near-term technical advantage March silver futures prices closed nearer the session low. The silver bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old price uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. A bullish pennant pattern has also formed on the daily chart. Silver bulls’ next upside […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Picks Up

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Picks Up

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Picks Up Gold and silver prices are weaker in early-afternoon U.S. trading Tuesday, as higher world stock markets have traders and investors in upbeat moods early this week. A higher U.S. dollar index today also worked against the precious metals market bulls. February gold futures were last down $3.60 an ounce at $1,287.70. March Comex silver was down […]

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains Oil prices rose 1 percent on Tuesday amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and Russia, although a darkening economic outlook capped gains. International Brent crude oil futures were at $59.64 per barrel at 0257 GMT, up 65 cents, or 1.1 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures  […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher including Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) this week. Monday, Citigroup (C) beat profit estimates. The bank’s shares rose 4.0% and bolstered the S&P financial […]

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX Trade tensions should not disturb your portfolio’s peace of mind. To help prevent your portfolio from becoming “trade war collateral,” consider diversifying your assets to minimize exposure. Assets like physical Gold and Silver are historically known to perform well during turmoil in such dust ups. Recently, Jim Cramer urged investors frightened […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place Technically, February gold futures bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old price uptrend is still in place on the daily bar chart. The recent sideways pause is not bearish. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some safe-haven buying interest

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some safe-haven buying interest

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some safe-haven buying interest Gold prices are holding mild gains in early-aftgernoon U.S. trading Monday, in a quieter, choppy and two-sided session. Some safe-haven buying interest was featured as world stock markets started out the trading week lower on some very weak economic data coming out of China. However, U.S. […]

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018 Except for an OPEC-induced dip in production in 2016, U.S. oil production has risen like a rocket since 2011. None of those years was bigger than 2018, when domestic oil production rose by 1.5 million barrels per day (BPD). In the six of […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Lower sans Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from Citigroup (C) due Monday followed by JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) later in the week. Expectations are low with profits for US companies […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar This week precious metal traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar, one of the biggest factors for gold, with the greenback in turn taking its cue from expectations around the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy plans. Tuesday’s […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price vulnerable near-term while below 1302

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price vulnerable near-term while below 1302

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price vulnerable near-term while below 1302 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,252.26. The projected upper bound is: 1,306.77. The projected lower bound is: 1,270.41. The projected closing price is: […]

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States Oil prices ticked higher on Thursday, extending a winning streak into a ninth session, with gains capped by the lack of any clear resolution to U.S.-China trade talks and weak Chinese economic data. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices climbed Friday as USD retreated on expectations the Fed will pause interest rate hikes if the US economy slows this year, while investors awaited news on progress in the US-Chinatrade talks. Spot gold rose 0.6% to $1,293.55 oz as at 0604 GMT, heading […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels Gold and silver prices are modestly down in early-afternoon U.S. trading Thursday. The safe-haven metals are seeing some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels on the day. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place Technically, February gold futures bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old price uptrend is still in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance at $1,300.00. […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market The U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market this year, according to Suhail Al Mazrouei, the Energy Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Thursday as expectations that the Fed will pause its rate tightening cycle this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,295.84 oz as of 0556 GMT, hanging near Friday’s at $1,298.42, a mark last seen in mid-June 2018. US gold futures gained […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes Gold and silver prices are modestly lower in early-afternoon U.S. trading Tuesday. The safe-haven metals are being pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes early this week. Still, the bulls can argue the price weakness in both metals is just a normal corrective pullback following […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 average gold price of $1314

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 average gold price of $1314

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 average gold price of $1314 New data today put the 19-nation Eurozone’s jobless rate down at 7.9%, a fresh 10-year low, while No.1 economy Germany reported a larger-than-expected surplus on its trade balance. As the Euro ticked higher against the Dollar on the FX market, the price of large wholesale gold […]

United States Oil (USO) hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session on hopes that Washington and Beijing can resolve a trade dispute that has triggered a global economic slowdown. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $50.29 per barrel as […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Lower USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher In Asia Note: US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter overnight that “Talks with China are going very well!” Gold: Gold treads lower on improved risk appetite, while Palladium marks record highs Spot gold slipped 0.2% to $1,282.61 oz by 0600 GMT, and US gold futures settled down 0.1% at […]

The World is Awash in Crude Oil: BP Discovers 1-B bbl More in Gulf

The World is Awash in Crude Oil: BP Discovers 1-B bbl More in Gulf

BP (NYSE:BP) said it has discovered 2 new oilfields in the Gulf of Mexico and has identified an additional billion barrels of Crude Oil at an existing field thanks to new seismic technology. The British company recently turned a corner following the deadly Y 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill Tuesday announced plans to expand production at […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) driven by fresh safe haven demand on equity concerns

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) driven by fresh safe haven demand on equity concerns

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) driven by fresh safe haven demand on equity concerns Gold price gains will likely be driven by fresh safe haven demand on equity concerns, higher financial volatility and economic uncertainty, said HSBC, leading the bank to lift its 2019 average dollar price for the yellow metal to $1,314/oz Tuesday. “Gold prices […]

United States Oil (USO) OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets

United States Oil (USO) OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets

United States Oil (USO) OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets Oil prices rose on Tuesday on hopes that U.S.-Chinese talks in Beijing would bring a halt to trade disputes between the world’s biggest economies, while OPEC-led supply cuts tightened markets. International Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $57.77 per barrel at 0113 GMT, up 44 cents, […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Lower Crude Oil Stable Stocks Dip In Asia Note: Presidents Trump to speak to the Nation Tuesday on Key issues of national security. Gold: Gold held steady Tuesday as bets on a pause in US interest rate hikes and hopes of a US-China trade deal put pressure on USD, but an improved risk appetite capped gains for the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pulled back from a more than six-month peak

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pulled back from a more than six-month peak

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pulled back from a more than six-month peak Gold has pulled back from a more than six-month peak, as robust US jobs data eased some concerns about an ailing economy, while palladium prices punched through the key $US1,300 level for the first time. Spot gold slipped 0.8 per cent to $US1,283.86 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) gains supported by chart-based buying interest

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) gains supported by chart-based buying interest

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) gains supported by chart-based buying interest Gold prices are posting good gains in early U.S. trading Monday, supported by chart-based buying interest as the near-term technical posture for the yellow metal is bullish. A weaker U.S. dollar index on this day is also working in favor of the precious metals […]

United States Oil (USO) optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war

United States Oil (USO) optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war

United States Oil (USO) optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war Oil prices rose by more than 1 percent on Monday, lifted by optimism that talks could soon resolve the trade war between the United States and China, while supply cuts by major producers also supported the market. Brent crude futures were at $57.75 […]

METALLA CLOSED 2ND TRANCHE OF OVERSUBSCRIBED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

METALLA CLOSED 2ND TRANCHE OF OVERSUBSCRIBED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

$MTAFF, $GLD, $SLV Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (TSXV: MTA) (OTCQX: MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) announce Friday that the Company has sold an additional 4,172,358 units of the Company at a price of C$0.78 per Unit for additional gross proceeds of approximately C$3,254,439. With the closing of this 2nd tranche on 4 January 2019and the 1st […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher In Asia Note: Presidents Trump and Xi spoke Sunday, tone was optimistic as US trade representatives arrived in Beijing for official trade talks Monday. Gold: Gold rose Monday, helped by a weaker USD on expectations that the Fed may/will apply brakes on its monetary tightening cycle in Y 2019, an […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will get a fresh update on the outlook for monetary policy on Wednesday

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will get a fresh update on the outlook for monetary policy on Wednesday

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will get a fresh update on the outlook for monetary policy on Wednesday This week precious metals traders will get a fresh update on the outlook for monetary policy from Wednesday’s December Federal Reserve meeting minutes and a speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell a day later. Last […]

Ferrari 250GTO Worth More Than Its Weight In Gold

Ferrari 250GTO Worth More Than Its Weight In Gold

$RACE, $GLD, $BID Gold long considered as 1 of the best, most stable, safe-haven investments has made a lot of investors rich. But, now it can officially take a back seat to certain Ferrari Vintage and Classic cars. The most prized classic of them all, the Ferrari 250GTO, has officially become worth more than its weight in […]

Gold Miners Happy Price Taps at $1,300 oz

Gold Miners Happy Price Taps at $1,300 oz

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $AAPL Miners see Gold prices moving higher in 2019 December’s holiday cheer is carrying into Y 2019 for Gold-mining companies. A gauge of mining shares is extending gains after its best December since the financial crisis as investors flee to safe-haven assets amid a slump in the broader equities market and a […]

Managed Money Likes Stocks and Junk Bonds

Managed Money Likes Stocks and Junk Bonds

$RUTX, $SPY, $GLD, $BAC Bank of America MerrillLynch (NYSE:BAC) is saying it may be time to buy risky assets. The bank’s proprietary Bull & Bear Indicator, which measures investor sentiment by weighing factors like equity and bond fund flows, gave its 1st “buy” signal since Britain voted to leave the EU in Y 2016, strategists […]

Looking Ahead: Seeing No Rate Hikes, No Recession, 20%+ Rally Ahead

Looking Ahead: Seeing No Rate Hikes, No Recession, 20%+ Rally Ahead

$SPY, $GLD Surprise, after all of the ‘bunk’ you have heard since early October, do not be shocked that there will be no additional Fed rate hikes, a 20% S&P 500 rally and no recession.. Byron Wein defines “surprise” as an event that the average investor would only assign a 33% chance of taking place […]

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher In Asia Note: Asian shares found some comfort Friday as Beijing announced a new round of trade talks with Washington, though recession fear has markets betting the next move in US interest rates might be down. And Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also signaled further policy easing and support for small […]

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher In Asia Gold:  Gold prices scaled a more than 6-month highs Thursday as worries about a global economic slowdown and volatility in equities boosted safe-haven buying, while a weaker USD offered support. Spot gold touched its highest mark since 15 June at $1,290.09, and was trading up 0.3% at $1,288.43 […]

United States Oil (USO) 2019 Will Not be a Good Year

United States Oil (USO) 2019 Will Not be a Good Year

United States Oil (USO) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 13.66. The projected lower bound is: 4.07. The projected closing price is: 8.86. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 Outlook Positive

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 Outlook Positive

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 Time to Buy Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,709.03. The projected lower bound is: 1,131.73. The projected closing price is: 1,270.38. Candlesticks A big white candle occurred. This is generally considered bullish, as prices closed significantly higher than they opened. If the candle […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) 2019 Outlook

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) 2019 Outlook

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 24.56. The projected lower bound is: 11.84. The projected closing price is: 14.70. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During […]

United States Oil (USO) global oversupply and economic worries weigh on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) global oversupply and economic worries weigh on sentiment

United States Oil (USO) global oversupply and economic worries weigh on sentiment Oil prices rebounded on Friday, clawing back some of the ground lost this week, but remained close to their lowest levels in more than a year as rising U.S. inventories and concern over global economic growth kept markets under pressure. Brent crude oil was up $1.20, or […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Off Crude Oil Choppy Stocks Higher Notes: Selling pressure on US equities is beginning to fade, but the VIX is still around 29 with investor risk sentiment still recovering. The CBOE Volatility Index rose mid-week to 36, its highest mark since early February. It has since pulled back to 29, still above a recent […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hits six month high

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hits six month high

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hits six month high Gold prices rose on Thursday, helped by a weaker dollar and as a relief recovery in stock markets fizzled out, driving investors toward the safe-haven metal. Spot gold was 0.6 percent higher at $1,274.50 per ounce at 1:44 p.m. EST, after hitting at $1,279.06 in the previous session, […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) resistance barrier at $17

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) resistance barrier at $17

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) resistance barrier at $17 I believe that the $17 level will probably be targeted, because we have the resistance barrier up there which is the top of the overall consolidation. I think that this market will continue to be very noisy and erratic, as silver typically is. Remember that […]

United States Oil (USO) worries over a glut in crude supply

United States Oil (USO) worries over a glut in crude supply

United States Oil (USO) worries over a glut in crude supply Oil fell on Thursday after soaring 8 percent in the previous session, as worries over a glut in crude supply and concerns over a faltering global economy pressured prices even as a stock market surge offered support. Brent crude oil futures were down 8 […]

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Flat USD Off Crude Oil Lower Asian Stocks Higher Notes: There was no single trigger for the overnight relief rally on Wall Street, though a Mastercard Inc report that sales during the US holiday shopping season rose the most in 6 years in Y 2018 helped allay concerns about the health of the US economy There […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) very likely that silver will continue to see gains

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) very likely that silver will continue to see gains

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) very likely that silver will continue to see gains Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 14.71. The projected upper bound is: 15.43. The projected lower bound is: 14.56. The projected closing price is: 15.00. Candlesticks A big white […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hit their highest level in more than five months

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hit their highest level in more than five months

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hit their highest level in more than five months Gold futures hit their highest level in more than five months Wednesday on continued safe-haven buying after the recent freefall in equities and speculation that the Federal Reserve will slow its pace of monetary tightening. The metals were up even though the U.S. […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Soft, Stocks Up + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Soft, Stocks Up + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Soft Crude Oil Mixed Asian Stocks Mixed  Note: US President Trump shut down the government Friday, as Senate did not vote to fund The Wall, Congress reconvenes Wednesday. In Asia Gold: Gold prices hit a 6-month high Wednesday as concerns over global growth prompting investors to seek refuge in the precious Yellow metal. Spot gold climbed […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Soft, Stocks Up + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Soft, Stocks Up + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Soft Crude Oil Up Asian Stocks Higher  Note: US President Trump, could shut down the government Friday, as Senate did not vote to fund The Wall at the southern border, Congress reconvenes Wednesday. In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Monday, holding ground near a 6-month high hit last week, as investors are still concerned about political […]

United States Oil (USO) plunge to their lowest levels in over a year

United States Oil (USO) plunge to their lowest levels in over a year

United States Oil (USO) plunge to their lowest levels in over a year Oil prices plunged to their lowest levels in over a year on Thursday, deepening a sell-off fueled by concerns about oversupply as stock markets slumped on rising U.S. interest rates. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude ended Thursday’s session down $2.29, or 4.8 percent, […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Down Crude Oil Up Asian Stocks Off  Note: US President Trump, could shut down the government Friday if the Senate does not vote in the House bill to fund The Wall at the southern border. In Asia Gold: Gold prices steadied on Friday, holding firm near 6-month highs marked in the prior session, as […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Sharply Higher as Dollar Stumbles

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Sharply Higher as Dollar Stumbles

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Sharply Higher as Dollar Stumbles Chairman Jerome Powell. Traders and investors deemed the Fed’s new stance as more dovish than previously, but not dovish enough to stave off what many believe is an impending global economic slowdown. The gold market did not see a big reaction to the Fed news Thursday, […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) choppy five-week-old uptrend is in place

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) choppy five-week-old uptrend is in place

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) choppy five-week-old uptrend is in place Gold prices are modestly up in early U.S. trading Thursday, supported in part by a big drop in the U.S. dollar index today. Some safe-haven demand has also been featured recently, amid a very shaky U.S. stock market that saw the equity indexes hit […]

United States Oil (USO) closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories

United States Oil (USO) closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories

United States Oil (USO) closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories Crude oil prices closed higher amid falling U.S. oil inventories and a Saudi pledge to extend recent production cuts, with the latest Fed rate hike having little impact Wednesday. U.S. Oil Inventories And Production Data The Energy Information Administration’s weekly data report had little […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Off  Notes: The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announce its interest rate stance Wednesday, the market sold off. In Asia Gold: Gold prices steadied on Thursday, after shedding half a percent in the previous session as the Fed delivered a less-dovish outlook on monetary tightening than many wanted and had […]

US Lawmakers Want Oil & Gas Pipeline Cyber Security

US Lawmakers Want Oil & Gas Pipeline Cyber Security

$USO, $UNG  Congressional lawmakers urged the Department of Homeland Security Wednesday to better protect US Crude Oil and Nat Gas pipelines from cyberattacks, after a report detailed a lack of federal oversight of the critical conduits. A federal report released Wednesday said Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, does not have a process to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) finding support from a weaker U.S. dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) finding support from a weaker U.S. dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) finding support from a weaker U.S. dollar Gold prices climbed on Wednesday, holding ground at their highest since July, finding support from a weaker U.S. dollar ahead of the Federal Reserve’s final monetary policy decision of 2018. Bullion for February delivery on Comex GCG9, +0.16%  rose $4.90, or 0.4%, to $1,258.50 an ounce, after […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Federal Reserve more dovish

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Federal Reserve more dovish

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Federal Reserve more dovish Silver markets rallied towards the $15 level early during the day on Wednesday, reaching towards significant resistance in the process. At this point, I think that the market breaking above there, and more importantly staying above there on a daily close, could be a buying scenario […]

United States Oil (USO) worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy

United States Oil (USO) worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy

United States Oil (USO) worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy U.S. oil prices rose on Wednesday to claw back part of their more than 5 percent losses from the previous session, with worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy keeping markets under pressure. U.S. crude oil had climbed 37 cents, or 0.8 percent, […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Off  Notes: The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce its interest rate stance at 2:00p EST Wednesday, the market is focused. In Asia Gold: Gold prices moved to 5-month highs Wednesday as a softer USD supported the coin and bar buyers, while investors awaited cues on the rate […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Up On Weaker USDX

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Up On Weaker USDX

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Up On Weaker USDX The gold and silver markets pushed to their daily highs just before midday, at the same time well-known bond trader and fund manager Jeff Gundlach predicted the U.S. dollar would struggle in the coming new year, and that U.S. equities will enter a bear market. That […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) weaker U.S. dollar index

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) weaker U.S. dollar index

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) weaker U.S. dollar index Gold and silver futures prices are up and near their daily highs in early-afternoon U.S. trading Monday, supported in part by a weaker U.S. dollar index, another sell off in the U.S. stock market, and rhetoric supporting a more dovish U.S. monetary policy. February gold futures were last up $10.20 […]

United States Oil (USO) tumbled more than 35 percent since early October

United States Oil (USO) tumbled more than 35 percent since early October

United States Oil (USO) tumbled more than 35 percent since early October U.S. oil prices fell 1 percent on Tuesday after slipping below $50 a barrel in the previous session, with reports of a big climb in U.S. inventories and forecasts of record shale output stoking worries about oversupply. Concerns around future oil demand amid […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q is when Russia will go to its agreed production level. US shale oil production will continue to increase. So, […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) weaker U.S. dollar index and higher crude oil prices

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) weaker U.S. dollar index and higher crude oil prices

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) weaker U.S. dollar index and higher crude oil prices Gold and silver futures prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Monday, supported in part by a weaker U.S. dollar index and higher crude oil prices. February gold futures were last up $2.20 an ounce at $1,243.70. March Comex silver was up $0.048 at $14.685 an […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) still in a four-week-old uptrend

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) still in a four-week-old uptrend

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) still in a four-week-old uptrend Technically, gold bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage. Prices are still in a four-week-old uptrend on the daily bar chart, but just barely. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in February futures above solid resistance at the December high of […]

United States Oil (USO) EIA confirms another inventory draw

United States Oil (USO) EIA confirms another inventory draw

United States Oil (USO) EIA confirms another inventory draw The U.S. Energy Department’s inventory release showed that crude stockpiles recorded a second straight weekly draw. The decline – though lower than anticipated – helped to prop up the commodity, which was also supported by reports of Saudi Arabia preparing to cut shipments to refiners in […]

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Flat to Little Changed USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Steady Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q mark when Russia will go to its agreed production level. And US production will go on […]

The Fed Fueled Bull Market in Stocks

The Fed Fueled Bull Market in Stocks

The Fed’s Policy of Perpetual Bull Market $DIA, $GLD, $SLV In this longest Bull market on record, do you see what I see in the Bear’s Eye View chart below?  The Dow Jones’ last BEV Zero (last all-time high) was on October 3rd; and for the first time since October 3rd the Dow Jones broke down […]

Gold Price Uptrend Confirmed, 34-Day Cycle Just Ahead

Gold Price Uptrend Confirmed, 34-Day Cycle Just Ahead

$GLD Last week’s action saw gold forming its peak for the week in last Monday’s session, here doing so with the tag of the 1256.60 figure (February, 2019 contract). From there, a gentle correction was seen into late-week, with that decline coming as the result of a smaller 10-Day component – though with the upward […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) U.S. dollar index solidly higher and hit a nearly two-year high

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) U.S. dollar index solidly higher and hit a nearly two-year high

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) U.S. dollar index solidly higher and hit a nearly two-year high The key outside markets are in a bearish posture for the precious metals early today, as the U.S. dollar index solidly higher and hit a nearly two-year high, on some safe-haven buying heading into the weekend. Meantime, Nymex crude oil prices are slightly down […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by a strong U.S. dollar index

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by a strong U.S. dollar index

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by a strong U.S. dollar index Gold and silver futures prices are moderately lower in early U.S. trading Friday, pressured by a strong U.S. dollar index that pushed to a nearly two-year high overnight. February gold futures were last down $5.60 an ounce at $1,241.80. March Comex silver was down $0.185 at $14.67 an ounce. […]

United States Oil (USO) campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards

United States Oil (USO) campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards

United States Oil (USO) campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards The oil industry engaged in a secret public relations campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards, according to a new investigation from the New York Times. One of the main actors was the largest oil refiner in the country, Marathon Petroleum. Marathon, along with others, ran […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Mixed/Firm, Stocks Falling + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Mixed/Firm, Stocks Falling + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Falling In Asia Notes: China feeling the pain, the nation’s November retail sales grew at the weakest pace since Y 2003 and industrial output rose the least in nearly 3 years as domestic demand softened further, underlining rising risks to the economy as Beijing now works to quickly […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) four-week-old price uptrend is in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) four-week-old price uptrend is in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) four-week-old price uptrend is in place Technically, the gold bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage. A four-week-old price uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close in February futures above solid technical resistance at the […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) corrective pullback

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) corrective pullback

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) corrective pullback Gold prices are modestly lower in early-afternoon U.S. trading Thursday. Silver prices are near steady after hitting a five-week high overnight. Both metals are saw normal corrective pullbacks and some chart consolidation from recent gains. February gold futures were last down $2.60 an ounce at $1,247.40. March Comex silver was down $0.001 […]

President Trump Leads, Xi Makes Good on Promises, America Wins

President Trump Leads, Xi Makes Good on Promises, America Wins

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $SOY, $VXX China resumed buying US Soybean, bringing some relief to farmers in the US heartland as President Xi works toward a trade deal with his American counterpart. The giant Asian commodity importer bought 2-M tonnes of American Soybean (SOY) over the past 24 hrs, with shipments expected to occur sometime […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined

United States Oil (USO) U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined

United States Oil (USO) U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined Oil prices gave up earlier gains Wednesday to finish a bit lower, after U.S. government data showed domestic crude supplies declined for a second week in a row, but by much less than the market expected. The Energy Information Administration reported early Wednesday […]

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Weakening, Stocks Rising + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Weakening, Stocks Rising + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices flat USD Weakening Crude Oil Up Asian Stocks Rising In Asia Note: Reuters reported Wednesday that Chinese state-owned companies have bought more than 1.5-M tonnes of US Soybean in the 1st major US Soybean purchases in more than 6 months.  Markets are slowly growing less pessimistic about the chances of a US-China trade deal after a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turned more bullish recently

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turned more bullish recently

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turned more bullish recently World stock markets were mostly higher overnight as global traders and investors chose to focus on improving prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal, instead of the uncertainty of leadership of the United Kingdom. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) safe-haven demand has surfaced this week

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) safe-haven demand has surfaced this week

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) safe-haven demand has surfaced this week Gold and silver futures prices are modestly up in early U.S. trading Wednesday. There are several factors at work supporting the two precious metals markets this week. Some mild safe-haven demand has surfaced this week, amid Brexit turmoil and on some upbeat news regarding […]

United States Oil (USO) United States will conclude 2018 as the world’s largest producer of crude oil

United States Oil (USO) United States will conclude 2018 as the world’s largest producer of crude oil

United States Oil (USO) United States will conclude 2018 as the world’s largest producer of crude oil U.S. crude oil output growth was expected to slow slightly for this year compared with previous forecasts, the Energy Information Administration said on Tuesday, but at a record 10.88 million barrels per day, the nation will end 2018 […]

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Rising + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Rising + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Up Asian Stocks Rising In Asia Gold: Gold prices climbed Wednesday morning in Asia, despite indications that the Fed might lower interest rates in the next 2 years. Gold Futures for February delivery hiked 0.18% to $1,250.55 at 11:37p EST (03:37 GMT) on the COMEX, while the US Dollar (.DXY), tracking the […]

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Falling + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Falling + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Up Asian Stocks Declining In Asia Gold: Gold prices up Tuesday in Asia as the USD fell. Gold futures for February delivery on the COMEX division of the New York Merc traded 0.3% higher at $1,252.70 oz by 1:24 AM EST (05:24 GMT).  The precious Yellow metal marked its biggest weekly gainer since August last week. Technically, the break of $1,250 […]

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Falling + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Falling + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Mixed Asian Stocks Declining In Asia Gold: Gold prices are up Monday in Asia on a softer USD, gold for February delivery on the COMEX division of the New York Merc traded 0.2% higher at $1,254.75 oz by 1:24a EST (05:24 GMT).  Gold prices were near at their highest level since July on Friday and notched up […]

China Feels the Pain as Exports, Imports Shrink, Markets Collapse

China Feels the Pain as Exports, Imports Shrink, Markets Collapse

China Feels the Pain as Exports, Imports Shrink, Markets Collapse $SOY, $USD, $UNG China has reported weaker than expected November exports and imports, showing slower global and domestic demand and raising the likelihood that more measures to keep the country’s growth rate from slipping too much will be put in place. November exports only rose […]

$5-B in Tariffs Collected in October From US-China Trade Dispute

$5-B in Tariffs Collected in October From US-China Trade Dispute

$5-B in Tariffs Collected in October From US-China Trade Dispute On Thursday and again on Friday, President Trump Tweeted that talks with China are going well. According to the data, the tariffs which are often paid by importers, who then pass the added costs onto companies to whom the products belong are may fall on the shoulders of […]

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Recovering + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Recovering + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Recovering + Commodities $GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Fell Asian Stocks Recovering Notes: Markets await US NFPs data, expected at 0830 EST (1330 GMT), for clues about the health of the world’s biggest economy which could influence FOMC monetary policy. NFPs for November are expected to fall by 200,000 jobs. US unemployment and […]

Markets Flash ‘Slowdown’, Fed Turns ‘Dovish’

Markets Flash ‘Slowdown’, Fed Turns ‘Dovish’

Markets Flash ‘Slowdown’, Fed Turns ‘Dovish’ $JPM, $USO The Fed is likely to deliver some response to the wave of risk aversion hitting global markets, according to JPMorgan Asset Management’s fixed-income Chief. Policy makers can hardly ignore inversions showing up on the yield curve while a violent sell-off rocks US stocks on trade tensions, European […]

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