United States Oil (USO) prices extend losses on supply, trade war fears

United States Oil (USO) prices extend losses on supply, trade war fears

United States Oil (USO) prices extend losses on supply, trade war fears Oil prices slipped for a third day on Wednesday as a surge in US stocks reinforced concerns about lacklustre global economic growth, while hopes ebbed for any movement on the US-China trade war. West Texas Intermediate crude futures erased early gains to trade […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Shrugs After Fed Minutes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Shrugs After Fed Minutes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Shrugs After Fed Minutes Silver prices are showing little movement on Thursday. In the European session, the metal is trading at $17.05, down $0.08 or 0.49% on the day. Silver Shrugs After Fed Minutes The Federal Reserve minutes of the October meeting failed to garner much of a reaction from […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have remained rangebound amid mixed cues

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have remained rangebound amid mixed cues

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have remained rangebound amid mixed cues Gold prices remained weak in India today, tracking muted global cues. On MCX, prices of gold futures contracts were down 0.51% to 37,960, extending losses to the third day. Tracking gold, silver also fell, with prices on MCX down 0.36% to ₹44,657 per kg. […]

Gold Price Outlook: Gold Set Up for a Holiday Rally

Gold Price Outlook: Gold Set Up for a Holiday Rally

$XAU, $GLD The recent sell-off in gold has triggered massive gold demand from India. Recall that India had been dormant since June, when the Government increased the import duty by 25% on imported kilo bars. But the lower price of world gold, combined with India’s peak seasonal gold buying period has unleashed India’s gold importation […]

United States Oil (USO) Prices Tumble Amid US-China Trade Uncertainty

United States Oil (USO) Prices Tumble Amid US-China Trade Uncertainty

United States Oil (USO) Prices Tumble Amid US-China Trade Uncertainty Oil prices tumbled Tuesday as lingering questions over the US-China trade talks weighed on sentiment on a mixed day for global equity markets. Both US benchmark West Texas Intermediate and London’s Brent oil fell sharply on signs Beijing and Washington may be drifting further apart […]

Will FOMC Minutes Shake up Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X)?

Will FOMC Minutes Shake up Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X)?

Will FOMC Minutes Shake up Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X)? Silver is showing little movement on Wednesday. In the European session, the metal is trading at $17.14, up $0.01 or 0.11% on the day. The sole U.S. indicator on the calendar is crude oil inventories. Will FOMC Minutes Shake up Silver? With a light economic […]

There is a Gold Rush on, Here are Our Plays…

There is a Gold Rush on, Here are Our Plays…

$XAU, $SLV, $GOLD, $NEM, $AGGFF, $FNV, $RGLD, $PAAS The smart money has already started and gold prices are up, breaking through 6 year highs. Gold miners are having an incredible year. And if a crash comes, getting gold into your portfolio is absolutely Key With all that in mind, here are five companies gold investors should […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Hover at $17.00 as Drifting Continues

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Hover at $17.00 as Drifting Continues

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Hover at $17.00 as Drifting Continues Silver is flat in Tuesday trade. In the European session, the metal is trading at $17.09, up $0.04 or 0.28% on the day. On the fundamentals front, the U.S. releases Building Permits, which is expected to remain steady at 1.39 million. Ahead – […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) is awaiting more clarification on the US/China trade front

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) is awaiting more clarification on the US/China trade front

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) is awaiting more clarification on the US/China trade front Gold futures settled higher on Tuesday, giving up earlier losses as weakness in U.S. Treasury yields helped to lift prices for the precious metal for a second session in a row. Still, gold found little reason to make a big move higher […]

United States Oil (USO) Prices Amid U.S.-China Trade Jitters

United States Oil (USO) Prices Amid U.S.-China Trade Jitters

United States Oil (USO) Prices Amid U.S.-China Trade Jitters Officials in China are troubled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s comment that there was no agreement on phasing out tariffs, according to the report. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures dropped 0.2% to $57.03 by 12:13 AM ET (04:13 GMT), while International Brent Oil Futures slipped 0.1% […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Recover After Initial Selloff

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Recover After Initial Selloff

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Recover After Initial Selloff Gold markets initially pulled back during the trading session on Monday, as there were reports of positivity coming out of the calls between the Americans and the Chinese over the weekend, but since then we have seen a complete turnaround in the rhetoric, and now it […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Bounce Again

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Bounce Again

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Bounce Again Silver markets have initially fallen during the trading session on Monday, as it was more of a “risk on” type of situation after it was initially suggested that the phone call between the Americans and the Chinese were “constructive” over the weekend. However, we have sense […]

United States Oil (USO) steadies as trade deal hopes dim

United States Oil (USO) steadies as trade deal hopes dim

United States Oil (USO) steadies as trade deal hopes dim Oil prices were little changed overnight after paring gains of about 1.0 per cent following a speech from US President Donald Trump that offered few new details about his country’s trade talks with China. Concerns about slower economic growth and oil demand due to the […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XAU, $GLD, $VXX Gold futures finished a volatile week higher, but the precious metal/investment/safe-haven asset, continues to look vulnerable to the Southside in the wake of positive news over US-China trade relations late in the week. Last week’s price action did not reveal any surprises. Shorts-covered after the previous week’s steep […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to look vulnerable to the downside in the wake of positive news over U.S.-China trade relations

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to look vulnerable to the downside in the wake of positive news over U.S.-China trade relations

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to look vulnerable to the downside in the wake of positive news over U.S.-China trade relations Gold futures finished a volatile week with a slightly better close, but the precious metal/investment/safe-haven asset, continues to look vulnerable to the downside in the wake of positive news over U.S.-China trade relations late […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) great buying opportunity before it continues its ascent

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) great buying opportunity before it continues its ascent

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) great buying opportunity before it continues its ascent Gold has had a bit of a pullback the last month, which has investors wondering if this is the top or just a pause and a great buying opportunity before it continues its ascent. Another topic on investors’ minds is the […]

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

$XAU, $GLD The World Gold Council (WGC) has reported that millennials’ attitudes towards gold are not so different to those of older generations. “Gold can resonate more deeply among younger consumers,” the report said. “But there are perceptual misgivings among the younger Gen Z audience, misgivings which are particularly pronounced in China’s jewelry market. For example, […]

US-China Trade Deal Hopes “whet risk appetite,” Gold Falls

US-China Trade Deal Hopes “whet risk appetite,” Gold Falls

$SPY, $GLD, $XAU Gold prices fell Friday as risk appetite was whetted by comments from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that the United States is nearing an interim trade pact with China. Spot gold (XAU) was down 0.5% at $1,464.17 oz, as of 0754 GMT, but was set to rise about 0.4% this week, […]

Gold Technical Analysis: Buy Stops Over 1461.30 May Trigger Move into 1471.00 Fibo Mark

Gold Technical Analysis: Buy Stops Over 1461.30 May Trigger Move into 1471.00 Fibo Mark

$XAU, $GLD Gold traded up early Wednesday and in a position to do something it has not done in 8 trading sessions: take out the previous day’s high. With Treasury yields inching lower and the US stock indexes weakening some, it looks as if gold is attracting a little buying. But, cannot tell if its […]

Gold Bounced Finishing in the Green

Gold Bounced Finishing in the Green

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Gold prices bounced off session lows and closed in the Green Tuesday, despite a stronger USD. Yields remain edged lower. German data is showing some small signs of improvement. President Trump in a speech before the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday to hammered the Fed, saying that although the stock […]

Gold ETFs Seeing Support After Correction

Gold ETFs Seeing Support After Correction

$GLD, $XAU, $XAG, $USD, $UGLD, $NUGT, $NEM, $GOLD Ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, along with geopolitical tension in the Middle East, have underpinned gold prices throughout most of Y 2019. Plus, a weakening USD this year brought about by 3 Fed interest rate cuts has helped support the precious Yellow metal, as the two assets […]

Gold Markets Break South

Gold Markets Break South

$GLD, $XAU, $USD Gold markets broken down significantly last week, marking well below the $1500 mark, a very negative sign, but when you look at the weekly chart, you can see a bullish flag. But, this market needs to save itself quickly or it will be serious technical trouble. The $1450 mark will continue to keep […]

United States Oil (USO) lower amid lingering uncertainty on whether the United States and China will agree a long-awaited deal to end their bitter trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) lower amid lingering uncertainty on whether the United States and China will agree a long-awaited deal to end their bitter trade dispute

United States Oil (USO) lower amid lingering uncertainty on whether the United States and China will agree a long-awaited deal to end their bitter trade dispute Crude oil futures fell on Friday amid lingering uncertainty on whether, and when, the United States and China will agree a long-awaited deal to end their bitter trade dispute, the gloom […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) trying to decide where it wants to go for the longer-term move

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) trying to decide where it wants to go for the longer-term move

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) trying to decide where it wants to go for the longer-term move Silver markets fell a bit during the trading session on Thursday, testing the uptrend line that has been so crucial for this market. At this point, it should also be noted that the 50 day EMA sits just […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls continue to be hamstrung by rallying world stock markets

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls continue to be hamstrung by rallying world stock markets

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls continue to be hamstrung by rallying world stock markets Safe-haven gold prices are moderately down in early U.S. dealings Thursday. The precious metals bulls continue to be hamstrung by rallying world stock markets that saw the U.S. indexes score record highs again overnight. The gold and silver bulls need a fresh dose of geopolitical uncertainty, which […]

United States Oil (USO) lower after U.S. government data revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a second week in a row

United States Oil (USO) lower after U.S. government data revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a second week in a row

United States Oil (USO) lower after U.S. government data revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a second week in a row Oil futures finished lower on Wednesday after U.S. government data revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a second week in a row, by nearly 8 million barrels. The build of 7.9 million […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) showing signs of life again

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) showing signs of life again

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) showing signs of life again Silver markets initially break down below the uptrend line during the trading session on Wednesday, but then turned around to form a relatively supportive looking candle. If that’s going to be the case, then it looks as if the uptrend may have just saved […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical support at $1,465.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical support at $1,465.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical support at $1,465.00 Gold prices are modestly up on an upside correction after suffering sharp losses Tuesday. Rallying world stock markets that saw the U.S. indexes score record highs on Tuesday continue to squelch buying interest in the safe-haven metals. December gold futures were last up $4.60 an ounce at 1,488.30. December Comex […]

United States Oil (USO) investors focus on data from the Energy Information Administration due out today

United States Oil (USO) investors focus on data from the Energy Information Administration due out today

United States Oil (USO) investors focus on data from the Energy Information Administration due out today Brent crude futures were at $62.60 a barrel by 0330 GMT, down 36 cents, or 0.6%. Brent settled up 1.3% on Tuesday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 29 cents, or 0.5%, to $56.94 per barrel, having […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices on track for the lowest settlement since Oct. 22

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices on track for the lowest settlement since Oct. 22

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices on track for the lowest settlement since Oct. 22 The price of gold plunged on Tuesday, wiping out more than a week’s worth of progress as keener appetite for risk assets undermined precious metals. Meanwhile, the U.S. services sector rose more than expected in October, allaying fears of recession for […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid support at $17.44

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid support at $17.44

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid support at $17.44 Gold and silver prices are lower and hitting new daily lows in early U.S. trading Tuesday, as rallying world stock markets that saw the U.S. indexes score more record highs overnight are keeping demand for the safe-haven metals squelched. December gold futures were last down $14.20 an ounce […]

United States Oil (USO) on U.S.-China hopes, improved demand outlook

United States Oil (USO) on U.S.-China hopes, improved demand outlook

United States Oil (USO) on U.S.-China hopes, improved demand outlook Oil prices rose on Monday, buoyed by an improved outlook for crude demand as better-than-expected U.S. jobs growth added to market hopes a preliminary U.S.-China trade deal would be reached this month. Brent crude futures gained 47 cents to settle at $62.17 a barrel. US West Texas […]

2020 Could Be a Golden Year for these Companies

2020 Could Be a Golden Year for these Companies

$XAU, $SLV, $GLD, $GOLD, $CPNFF, $NEM, $KL, $RIO, $WPM, $CG After 1 of the most geopolitically charged years in recent memory, gold is now set to soar Prices began to bounce back in Y 2019, and as trade wars and conflict in the Middle East took hold, investors started racing back to their favorite safe haven […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of volatility

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of volatility

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of volatility Silver markets went back and forth during the trading session on Monday as we continue to see a lot of volatility. Remember though, silver has been in an uptrend lately so therefore a grind higher is probably most likely. Silver markets went back […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite remains upbeat

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite remains upbeat

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite remains upbeat Gold and silver prices are modestly up in early U.S. trading Monday, despite rallying world stock markets that saw the U.S. indexes score new record highs overnight. December gold futures were last up $2.20 an ounce at 1,513.60. December Comex silver prices were last up $0.113 at $18.16 an ounce. Underlying […]

United States Oil (USO) production continues to soar despite the falling oil rig count

United States Oil (USO) production continues to soar despite the falling oil rig count

United States Oil (USO) production continues to soar despite the falling oil rig count Crude oil futures were lower in mid-morning trade in Asia Monday, retracing gains from last Friday after US crude production was reported to have hit a fresh record high of 12.4 million b/d. “US crude oil production continued to soar despite […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Risk is on, sidelined money coming back in. The earnings news is providing its share of trading catalysts, but the macro news is mattering more as a market driver because the macro connection with the employment report is that it suggests future earnings news may be better than expected. The […]

Gold, the Odds Favor 1 More Decline to Test

Gold, the Odds Favor 1 More Decline to Test

$XAU, $GLD Friday’s October employment report saw 128,000 jobs Vs the expected 75,000. The August numbers were revised upward significantly to 219,000 from 168,000, and September jumped from 136,000 to 180,000. The report should have sent gold prices South, but perhaps the weaker than expected ISM manufacturing numbers are keeping gold up. And the probabilities […]

Can Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Breakout?

Can Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Breakout?

Can Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Breakout? December silver futures bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. Prices have been trending higher for four weeks. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at last week’s high of $18.35 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) may rally further in the days ahead

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) may rally further in the days ahead

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) may rally further in the days ahead As the calendar turned from October to November, not much changed for gold prices against most of the major currencies. Gold prices did not make much progress in October, and really, since hitting highs at the end of August and beginning of September against […]

United States Oil (USO) still heading for losses of about 4%, hit by a combination of rising global supply and uncertain future demand

United States Oil (USO) still heading for losses of about 4%, hit by a combination of rising global supply and uncertain future demand

United States Oil (USO) still heading for losses of about 4%, hit by a combination of rising global supply and uncertain future demand Oil prices edged up on Friday after a difficult week, but were still headed for losses of about 4%, hit by a combination of rising global supply and uncertain future demand. U.S. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) higher as Consumer Spending Rises Slightly, Inflation Remains Under Target

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) higher as Consumer Spending Rises Slightly, Inflation Remains Under Target

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) higher as Consumer Spending Rises Slightly, Inflation Remains Under Target Consumer spending, which accounts for two-thirds of the US economy, remains healthy at 0.2% growth in September. The strong labor market has allowed for robust spending despite worsening economic conditions worldwide and recessionary pressure building in the US. Business investment, which […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) higher on some safe-haven demand amid reports the world’s two largest economies are not close to a trade deal

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) higher on some safe-haven demand amid reports the world’s two largest economies are not close to a trade deal

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) higher on some safe-haven demand amid reports the world’s two largest economies are not close to a trade deal Safe-haven gold and silver prices are moderately up in early U.S. trading Thursday, on some safe-haven demand amid reports the world’s two largest economies are not close to a trade […]

United States Oil (USO) extending losses after a surge in U.S. inventories surprised investors

United States Oil (USO)  extending losses after a surge in U.S. inventories surprised investors

United States Oil (USO) extending losses after a surge in U.S. inventories surprised investors Oil prices fell for a fourth day on Wednesday, extending losses after a surge in U.S. inventories surprised investors, overshadowing an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Brent crude futures were down 6 cents at $60.55 a barrel by 0033 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market is probably going to continue to see buyers on these dips

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market is probably going to continue to see buyers on these dips

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market is probably going to continue to see buyers on these dips Silver markets have fallen during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching down towards the 50 day EMA before turning around and bouncing enough to cause a bit of a hammer by midday. This shows that the market is […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) steady amid delay in trade deal

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) steady amid delay in trade deal

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) steady amid delay in trade deal Gold remained flat with a negative bias on domestic futures on October 30 due to a possible delay in the US-China trade pact. Meanwhile, investors across the globe also wait for the decision of the US Federal Reserve’s on interest rates later in the day. […]

United States Oil (USO) traders revive fears about sluggish demand amid the thought of more abundant supplies

United States Oil (USO) traders revive fears about sluggish demand amid the thought of more abundant supplies

United States Oil (USO) traders revive fears about sluggish demand amid the thought of more abundant supplies Oil prices slipped on Wednesday, with U.S. crude falling for a third day after an industry report that stocks at the Cushing delivery hub for the benchmark rose last week, shrugging off a drop in overall inventories. Brent […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Bulls Held at Bay in Front of Big Data Week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Bulls Held at Bay in Front of Big Data Week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Bulls Held at Bay in Front of Big Data Week It’s a big week for US data with high-impact releases set for every day in the remainder of this week. Key of which will be tomorrow’s FOMC rate decision along with the Friday release of Non-Farm Payrolls, each of which can help to keep […]

United States Oil (USO) prices slightly lower as investors awaited U.S. crude inventory data for a pointer on oil demand trends

United States Oil (USO) prices slightly lower as investors awaited U.S. crude inventory data for a pointer on oil demand trends

United States Oil (USO) prices slightly lower as investors awaited U.S. crude inventory data for a pointer on oil demand trends Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited U.S. crude inventory data for a pointer on oil demand trends, while concerns about slower economic growth overshadowed signs of a thawing in the trade war […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade deal hopes buoy stocks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade deal hopes buoy stocks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade deal hopes buoy stocks World shares rose to three-month highs on Monday, boosted by hopes for a trade deal and strong U.S. corporate earnings, while the dollar dipped from its highest in a week before a Federal Reserve rate decision. MSCI’s All Country World Index, which tracks shares […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price’s next breakout could happen

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price’s next breakout could happen

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price’s next breakout could happen Although unable to hold a 3% rally late last week, the silver price is still in good shape and investors just have to be patient, according to one market analyst. David Smith, senior analyst at the Morgan Report, said that although silver fell sharply […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) strength in the U.S. stock market fuelling the precious metal’s settlement below the psychologically important level of $1,500

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) strength in the U.S. stock market fuelling the precious metal’s settlement below the psychologically important level of $1,500

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) strength in the U.S. stock market fuelling the precious metal’s settlement below the psychologically important level of $1,500 Gold futures declined Monday, with strength in the U.S. stock market fueling the precious metal’s settlement below the psychologically important level of $1,500 an ounce. Traders awaited this week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting, […]

United States Oil (USO) Don’t Bet on a Rally Just Yet

United States Oil (USO) Don’t Bet on a Rally Just Yet

United States Oil (USO) Don’t Bet on a Rally Just Yet Oil bulls are rebuilding their positions, but it will probably take some major news to shake the market out of its current mood and trigger a sustained rally. Money managers boosted their net-long position on West Texas Intermediate crude for the first time since […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Fresh Developments coming out of the Federal Reserve likely to Influence Price

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Fresh Developments coming out of the Federal Reserve likely to Influence Price

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Fresh Developments coming out of the Federal Reserve likely to Influence Price Fresh developments coming out of the Federal Reserve is likely to influence theprice of goldas the central bank is widely expected to deliver another rate cut in October. Fundamental Forecast for Gold: Bullish The price of gold trades within […]

Gold Behaves More as a Currency Than a Commodity

Gold Behaves More as a Currency Than a Commodity

$XAU $GLD Gold is often included into commodities, as gold is a metal. And just like other raw materials, it is used in the production of manufactured goods. But gold is much more than that. According to the recent report published by World Gold Council (WGC) there are 6 features which differentiate gold from other […]

United States Oil (USO) further market-supporting action by Opec and its allies offset some concern over the outlook for demand

United States Oil (USO) further market-supporting action by Opec and its allies offset some concern over the outlook for demand

United States Oil (USO) further market-supporting action by Opec and its allies offset some concern over the outlook for demand Oil prices extended their gains on Thursday, with Brent rising above US$61 a barrel as a surprise drop in US crude inventories and the prospect of further market-supporting action by Opec and its allies offset […]

Gold Retakes Key $1,500 oz Mark

Gold Retakes Key $1,500 oz Mark

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold prices climbed above the Key $1,500 mark Thursday to mark their highest finish in about two weeks, as a monthly drop in U.S. durable goods orders buoyed haven appeal for the metal. The dismal durable goods number is helping boost gold prices as recession fears are again on the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) technical buying gives support

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) technical buying gives support

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) technical buying gives support Gold prices were largely unchanged on Wednesday, as investors awaited more clarity on the Brexit and the U.S.-China trade war, while some technical buying provided modest support to the bullion. Spot gold was up 0.1% at $1,489.31 per ounce as of 0622 GMT. U.S. gold futures rose […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Could Be Setting Up to Surge

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Could Be Setting Up to Surge

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Could Be Setting Up to Surge Supermarkets have rallied a bit during the day on Thursday, showing signs of strength yet again. This is a longer-term uptrend and should continue to follow the same path. The 50-day EMA underneath obviously causing a lot of attention as well. Silver markets […]

United States Oil (USO) prices mark highest finish in a month as U.S. supplies post surprise weekly drop

United States Oil (USO) prices mark highest finish in a month as U.S. supplies post surprise weekly drop

United States Oil (USO) prices mark highest finish in a month as U.S. supplies post surprise weekly drop Oil futures marked their highest finish in about a month on Wednesday, after a U.S. government report showed an unexpected weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies — the first in six weeks. With refiners set to ramp […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices up on risk aversion amid the Brexit saga playing out

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices up on risk aversion amid the Brexit saga playing out

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices up on risk aversion amid the Brexit saga playing out Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Wednesday, on a bit of risk aversion amid the Brexit saga playing out. December gold futures were last up $8.70 an ounce at 1,496.30. December Comex silver prices were last up $0.085 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Not Following Silver Volatility Lower

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Not Following Silver Volatility Lower

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Not Following Silver Volatility Lower After an exceptional run between the end of May and the start of September, silver prices have taken a breather during October. With the US-China trade war on the path towards de-escalation and a Brexit deal coming into focus, market participants have reduced […]

United States Oil (USO) prices rose overnight after the Chinese government signalled that progress had been made in trade talks

United States Oil (USO) prices rose overnight after the Chinese government signalled that progress had been made in trade talks

United States Oil (USO) prices rose overnight after the Chinese government signalled that progress had been made in trade talks Oil prices rose overnight after the Chinese government signalled that progress had been made in trade talks with the United States but crude’s gains were capped by forecasts of a build up in US stockpiles. […]

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $USO, $OIL FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Flat, Stocks Off Headlines Asia shares slip on BREXIT snag Crude Oil prices fell after data showed US stocks rose more than expected last week. Gold holds steady, as technical buying gives support Gold: Gold prices were largely unchanged Wednesday, as investors awaited more clarity on […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) buyers are being squelched by firmer global equity markets this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) buyers are being squelched by firmer global equity markets this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) buyers are being squelched by firmer global equity markets this week Gold prices are modestly down in midday U.S. trading Tuesday. Buyers are being squelched by firmer global equity markets this week, including the U.S. stock indexes trading very close to their yearly and all-time highs. The gold and silver markets are […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) limited by firmer global equity markets

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) limited by firmer global equity markets

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) limited by firmer global equity markets Gold and silver prices are modestly up in early U.S. trading Tuesday. However, gains in the safe-haven metals are being limited by firmer global equity markets, including the U.S. stock indexes trading very close to their yearly and all-time highs. The gold and silver markets are […]

A Quick Guide to Successful Investing

A Quick Guide to Successful Investing

A Quick Guide to Successful Investing When to Invest Techniques and Psychology Mistakes to Avoid Rule of thumb on when to invest The best times to invest are: When the investment vehicle is undervalued An undervalued asset is one that is selling below what is assumed to its intrinsic value. Compare the current price of […]

United States Oil (USO) fell after comments from a U.S. official stymied hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal would be reached soon

United States Oil (USO) fell after comments from a U.S. official stymied hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal would be reached soon

United States Oil (USO) fell after comments from a U.S. official stymied hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal would be reached soon Oil prices fell nearly 1% on Monday after comments from a U.S. official stymied hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal would be reached soon, feeding worries that a slowing global economy would reduce […]

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $USO, $OIL FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Flat, Stocks Up Headlines Crude Oil prices were little changed Tuesday Gold prices steady as US-China trade optimism sparks market cheer Investors await FOMC meeting at the end of the month Gold: Gold was muted Tuesday, weighed down by buoyant Asian shares that cheered […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices supported by slumping greenback

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices supported by slumping greenback

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices supported by slumping greenback Gold and silver prices are modestly up in early U.S. trading Monday, while silver prices are solidly higher. An eroding U.S. dollar index that fell to a nine-week low overnight is helping to lift precious metals prices. However, gains in the safe-haven metals are being limited by […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices remain in a bull flag formation

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices remain in a bull flag formation

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices remain in a bull flag formation The US Dollar breakdown has continued into another week and Gold prices remain in a congested state, sticking to the bull flag formation that was looked at last week. And while it may be easy to begin harboring bearish hints towards Gold prices given this failure […]

Russia’s Huge Gold Hoard Protects Its Economy

Russia’s Huge Gold Hoard Protects Its Economy

$XAU, $OIL, $USD A Russia official reportedly has declared that Moscow can thrive despite falling Crude Oil prices because of its massive gold holdings and the government’s efforts to reduce reliance on energy resources, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that while Moscow is satisfied with the current price of Crude Oil, possible market turmoil will […]

United States Oil (USO) prices dragged lower by sluggish demand, supply outlooks

United States Oil (USO) prices dragged lower by sluggish demand, supply outlooks

United States Oil (USO) prices dragged lower by sluggish demand, supply outlooks Oil prices eased on Monday amid persistent concerns about the global economic outlook and the impact on oil demand, while Russia again missed its target to cut oil output last month. Global benchmark Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 fell by 14 cents, or […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) The COT report remains near-term bearish with commercial shorts just off record levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) The COT report remains near-term bearish with commercial shorts just off record levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) The COT report remains near-term bearish with commercial shorts just off record levels The declining Dollar and weaker than expected economic data are supporting gold in October. The Dollar is correcting after approaching the upper trend channel earlier this month. The decline is nearing support near the 200-day MA, and the 9-day RSI is oversold. Prices could […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices weaker as U.S. stock indexes near record highs

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices weaker as U.S. stock indexes near record highs

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices weaker as U.S. stock indexes near record highs Gold and silver prices are modestly lower in early U.S. trading Friday. The safe-haven metals are pressured in part by the U.S. stock indexes trading very close to their yearly and all-time highs—suggesting little risk aversion in the U.S. marketplace. December gold futures were last […]

United States Oil (USO) rises, supported by US fuel stock draws but weighed by crude build

United States Oil (USO) rises, supported by US fuel stock draws but weighed by crude build

United States Oil (USO) rises, supported by US fuel stock draws but weighed by crude build Oil prices rose about 1 per cent on Thursday after draws in US fuel inventories, but gains were capped by a larger-than-expected rise in crude stockpiles and a series of weak economic figures. Global benchmark Brent crude rose 49 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Slam Into Downtrend Line

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Slam Into Downtrend Line

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Slam Into Downtrend Line Silver markets rallied a bit during the trading session on Thursday, reaching towards the downtrend line in what could either be a down trending channel or the top of the descending triangle. Because of this, the downtrend line becomes very crucial. Silver markets rallied a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place Technically, the gold bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close […]

United States Oil (USO) eased after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build-up in stocks in the United States

United States Oil (USO) eased after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build-up in stocks in the United States

United States Oil (USO) eased after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build-up in stocks in the United States Oil prices eased on Thursday after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build-up in stocks in the United States, although losses were limited by comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a U.S.-China trade deal. Global benchmark […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped into positive territory as U.S. consumers spent less than expected last month

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped into positive territory as U.S. consumers spent less than expected last month

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped into positive territory as U.S. consumers spent less than expected last month U.S. retail sales fell 0.3% in September following August’s revised rise of 0.6%, according to the latest data from the U.S. Commerce Department, released Wednesday; the data missed expectations as economists were forecasting an increase of 0.3%. Meanwhile, […]

United States Oil (USO) fell following two days of weak Chinese data and as investors continued to fret over prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal

United States Oil (USO) fell following two days of weak Chinese data and as investors continued to fret over prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal

United States Oil (USO) fell following two days of weak Chinese data and as investors continued to fret over prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal Oil prices fell further on Tuesday, after heavy losses in the previous session following two days of weak Chinese data and as investors continued to fret over prospects for a […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) likely that sideways action will continue

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) likely that sideways action will continue

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) likely that sideways action will continue Silver markets went back and forth during the trading session on Tuesday as we simply don’t look like we have anywhere to be right now. That being the case, it’s very likely that sideways action will continue to be a major influence in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) back under pressure below $1,500

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) back under pressure below $1,500

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) back under pressure below $1,500 Gold prices are back under pressure below $1,500 an ounce, weighed down by growing positive investors sentiment that is boosting equity markets; however, one international bank sees prices holding steady through next year. In a recent report, analysts at Credit Suisse said that global economic uncertainty […]

United States Oil (USO) fell as a lack of details about the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut optimism

United States Oil (USO) fell as a lack of details about the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut optimism

United States Oil (USO) fell as a lack of details about the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut optimism Oil prices fell sharply on Monday as a lack of details about the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut optimism over a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing tendencies of correction

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing tendencies of correction

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing tendencies of correction Last week saw a continuation of the pullback in Gold prices. As discussed on Monday, a long-term zone of resistance continued to loom large as Gold prices still showed tendencies of correction after this summer’s near-parabolic bullish jump. That resistance zone runs between Fibonacci levels at 1509 and 1527. […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) gains as geopolitical worries resurface

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) gains as geopolitical worries resurface

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) gains as geopolitical worries resurface Gold and silver prices are moderately higher in midday U.S. trading Monday, on some safe-haven demand as trader and investor risk aversion is a bit keener to start the trading week. December gold futures were last up $7.10 an ounce at 1,495.80. December Comex silver prices were last up $0.116 at […]

Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia

Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he is set to seal oil agreements as well as use his influence to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf. The meeting with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman comes following attacks on Saudi oil installations that Riyadh and the US have […]

United States Oil (USO) prices ease on scant details of U.S.-China trade deal

United States Oil (USO) prices ease on scant details of U.S.-China trade deal

United States Oil (USO) prices ease on scant details of U.S.-China trade deal Oil prices eased on Monday as scant details on the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut last week’s optimism over the thaw that helped to lift crude markets by 2%. Brent crude futures LCOc1 edged […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise Gold is likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise. Furthermore, a weaker U.S. Dollar is not expected to influence gold prices too much until all of the long-hedge positions in the greenback […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of volatility

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of volatility

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of volatility The Silver markets initially tried to rally during the trading session on Friday but continues to find a lot of resistance above at the downtrend line that forms the major wedge that I have marked out. Beyond that, there is support underneath, […]

OPEC oil production drops after attacks on Saudi installations

OPEC oil production drops after attacks on Saudi installations

The OPEC oil cartel saw its crude production fall in September, mostly due to production falling in Saudi Arabia following attacks on its oil infrastructure, according to its monthly oil report released on Thursday. The Organization for the Petroleum Exporting Countries said its production fell to an average of 28.49 million barrels per day (mbd) […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Stalls but Risk Remains

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Stalls but Risk Remains

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Stalls but Risk Remains Silver prices are down more than 10% off the September highs with XAG/USD trading in a wide range just below a critical resistance level we’ve been tracking for months now. These are the updated targets and invalidation levels that matter on the Silver weekly price chart. In […]

United States Oil (USO) currently driven by sentiment rather than the real fundamentals

United States Oil (USO) currently driven by sentiment rather than the real fundamentals

United States Oil (USO) currently driven by sentiment rather than the real fundamentals Oil prices are not going anywhere, at least until this time next year. Brent Crude will still trade range-bound in the $50s a year from now, the heads of the world’s largest independent oil and commodity trading groups said on Wednesday. The […]

United States Oil (USO) settles with a loss as Fed minutes raise economic worries

United States Oil (USO) settles with a loss as Fed minutes raise economic worries

United States Oil (USO) settles with a loss as Fed minutes raise economic worries U.S. oil futures settled slightly lower Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting raised worries about the economy and government data revealed a fourth straight rise in domestic crude supplies. Prices had moved higher earlier […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turns to FOMC minutes after Powell’s comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turns to FOMC minutes after Powell’s comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turns to FOMC minutes after Powell’s comments Gold prices and Brent may suffer after the FOMC minutes are published if the underlying tone in the text does not reflect the same level of urgency for easing that investors are expressing. At the time of writing, overnight index swaps are pricing in […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices up; FOMC minutes on deck

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices up; FOMC minutes on deck

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices up; FOMC minutes on deck Gold and silver prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Wednesday. There are lingering geopolitical matters that have many traders and investors looking to the safe-haven metals as an investment. December gold futures were last up $8.20 an ounce at 1,512.20. December Comex silver prices were last up $0.19 […]

United States Oil (USO) slipped as tensions escalated between the United States and China

United States Oil (USO) slipped as tensions escalated between the United States and China

United States Oil (USO) slipped as tensions escalated between the United States and China Oil prices slipped for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as tensions escalated between the United States and China prior to this week’s trade talks, raising uncertainties for global economic growth and oil demand. U.S. industry data showing a bigger-than-expected rise […]

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