Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) exit correction territory as stocks extend winning streak

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) exit correction territory as stocks extend winning streak

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) exit correction territory as stocks extend winning streak The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 exited correction territory Thursday, with the stock market rising for a fifth session in a row as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the central bank’s commitment to proceeding with caution on the […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), like many Chinese and technology stocks, came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war. And in the past few weeks, the strengthening U.S. dollar and reports of a potential cooling of […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Review

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Review

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Review Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 7,381.27. The projected lower bound is: 6,583.62. The projected closing price is: 6,982.44. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives Attorneys in San Francisco representing an Alphabet shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives. The suit comes months after an explosive New York Times report […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices can give consumers “a bigger role” in their health and preventative care

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices can give consumers “a bigger role” in their health and preventative care

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices can give consumers “a bigger role” in their health and preventative care Apple CEO Tim Cook’s vision for health-care services has gotten a stamp of approval from a past chief of the tech giant. John Sculley, who helmed the company from 1983 to 1993, told CNBC on Thursday that Cook […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Breaks Ground for Gigafactory in China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Breaks Ground for Gigafactory in China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Breaks Ground for Gigafactory in China A number of auto companies reported sales figures for 2018 in the past week. Favorable economic conditions, along with growing consumers’ appetite for spacious vehicles, aided the industry to record annual new-vehicle sales of 17.27 million in 2018, marking a yearly increase of 0.3%. Buyers continued […]

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. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) enjoying a strong start to the year

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) enjoying a strong start to the year

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) enjoying a strong start to the year “It’s been a reasonable start to the year,” said Atlas Funds Management chief investment officer Hugh Dive. “We’re still in that quiet period [before earnings season] where macro factors will have a big impact. We were down a bit earlier today but there’s a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) firm on continued trade optimism and surging crude oil prices

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) firm on continued trade optimism and surging crude oil prices

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) firm on continued trade optimism and surging crude oil prices The Hong Kong stock market has climbed higher in four straight sessions, gathering almost 1,400 points or 5.5 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 26,460-point plateau and it’s expected to open higher […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) steady after sharp bounce

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) steady after sharp bounce

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) steady after sharp bounce The sharp rally yesterday has seen the EUR/USD pair move solidly above $1.15. Further gains target the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) at $1.1639, just above the mid-October peak at $1.162. If this current move higher marks the end of the $1.13-$1.15 trading range, then we look to the $1.1852 […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) staled at $1.28

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) staled at $1.28

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) staled at $1.28 The GBP/USD pair continues to edge above the 50-day SMA ($1.2774). However, gains above $1.28 have proven too much to sustain, raising the risk of a pullback. A close above $1.28 opens the way to $1.284 and $1.2934, with the 100-day SMA at $1.2896 also a possible area of resistance. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday as U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of talks in Beijing without significant breakthroughs. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, which closed up 1.1 percent on Wednesday, retreated 1.4 percent to 20,141.93. The Kospi in South Korea […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) turning bearish after decline

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) turning bearish after decline

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) turning bearish after decline USD/JPY has rolled over and eaten into the gains made earlier in the week. Having faltered at ¥109.00, we now need to watch to see if the current move higher off the ¥107.80 level fails to recover ¥109.00. If it does bounce and then turn lower, we have […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) advances on rivals after China notes trade war “progress”

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) advances on rivals after China notes trade war “progress”

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) advances on rivals after China notes trade war “progress” The Australian Dollar was rose broadly Thursday in response to claims the U.S. and China are moving close toward a deal that will end the “trade war” between the two, which came ahead of retail sales figures for November. Chinese officials said […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data Asia markets mostly slipped on Thursday following lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data while investors digested the conclusion of a three-day trade negotiation between the Beijing and Washington. Mainland Chinese markets, watched by investors in relation to the ongoing trade war, experienced a turbulent trading day that saw […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Trending Higher

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Trending Higher

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Trending Higher Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 148.23. The projected upper bound is: 164.27. The projected lower bound is: 139.86. The projected closing price is: 152.07. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) appear in position to exit correction territory

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) appear in position to exit correction territory

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) appear in position to exit correction territory A new year, a new market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 appear in position to exit correction territory if a multiday rally on risk assets continues apace. The Dow DJIA, +0.39%  and the S&P 500 SPX, +0.41%  marked a fourth straight gain, at least partly […]

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), […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks U.S. stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, as gains in energy and technology stocks added to optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks. The S&P technology index rose 1.07 percent, boosted by Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and chipmakers. […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 35.72. The projected lower bound is: 28.80. The projected closing price is: 32.26. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 white candles and […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs Tesla will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs from Monday, the automaker’s CEO Elon Musk wrote in a tweet late on Wednesday. The Model S and X are Tesla’s […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,146.21. The projected lower bound is: 1,002.27. The projected closing price is: 1,074.24. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) $4,000 acts as its new cushion

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) $4,000 acts as its new cushion

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) $4,000 acts as its new cushion The cryptocurrency market’s roller-coaster ride in 2019 has been ongoing with several coins seeing ups and down on the price charts. Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and XRP witnessed stagnated price holds in a scenario where Ethereum overtook XRP to become the second-largest cryptocurrency. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal China stocks closed higher on Wednesday on optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal, and Beijing encouraging consumer spending amid economic slowdown. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 1.0 percent at […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery In a year beset by trade conflicts, weakening growth in China and Brexit uncertainties, Singapore’s Straits Times Index lost 9.8 per cent, but still outperformed the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index in 2018. Singapore stocks are poised to extend gains […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped London markets were up on Wednesday, as optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped lift stocks. The FTSE 100 has gained 2.6% so far this year, easing investor worries that the falls seen in […]

SET Index (.SET.BK) 2019

SET Index (.SET.BK) 2019

SET Index (.SET.BK) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 2,834.81. The projected lower bound is: 2,350.00. The projected closing price is: 2,592.41. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) 2019

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) 2019

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,797.23. The projected lower bound is: 1,532.31. The projected closing price is: 1,664.77. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and […]

PSEi INDEX (PSEI.PS) 2019

PSEi INDEX (PSEI.PS) 2019

PSEi INDEX (PSEI.PS) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 8,765.03. The projected lower bound is: 7,099.32. The projected closing price is: 7,932.18. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to lose ground

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to lose ground

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to lose ground USD/CAD has continued its downtrend, with the breakdown through trendline support providing a remarkably consistent period of downside for the pair. Much of this is associated with the recovery in oil prices, and thus it makes sense to watch crude as a key gauge of where USD/CAD goes. […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading upwards towards crucial resistance level

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading upwards towards crucial resistance level

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading upwards towards crucial resistance level GBP/USD is rising once again this morning, with the pair heading towards the key $1.2812 level. Should we see that level broken, it would provide a more bullish view for the pair. Whether or not we see that level broken will be key to how we […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption The Hang Seng Index rose 2.3 per cent, or 586.87 points, to 26,462.32, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index gained 2.2 per cent, or 224.47 points, to 10,358.21. On […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) rises broadly even after disappointing November trade data

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) rises broadly even after disappointing November trade data

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) rises broadly even after disappointing November trade data The Australian Dollar advanced against most rivals Tuesday even after official data revealed a steep fall in the nation’s trade surplus for November, and is likely to remain on its front foot over the coming weeks according to Westpac. Australia’s goods trade surplus fell from […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside USD/JPY has still failed to recapture the levels seen before it occurred. Unless and until Dollar bulls can make good at least that loss, then it seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside. Last […]

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 […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rising towards resistance zone

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rising towards resistance zone

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rising towards resistance zone EUR/USD is pushing upwards once more, as the pair seeks to continue creating higher highs. The wider picture for the pair looks like a gradual bottoming out process, with lower highs in October to December reversing to post higher highs since. This points towards a potential bullish breakout for […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) heading towards a higher open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) heading towards a higher open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) heading towards a higher open Australian shares are heading towards a higher open on optimism progress is being made between US and Chinese officials at trade talks in Beijing. ASX futures were 20 points higher at 8.45am AEDT, extending earlier modest gains. “We maintain our view that both sides have every incentive […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Increasingly Bullish Sentiment

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Increasingly Bullish Sentiment

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Increasingly Bullish Sentiment Although many investors and analysts alike were disappointed that Bitcoin and the overall cryptocurrency markets did not end 2018 on a high note, the markets may be seeing increasingly bullish sentiment from traders and investors alike, according to new data. If Bitcoin’s price does begin climbing as this data […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 35.77. The projected lower bound is: 28.00. The projected closing price is: 31.89. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Seeing Huge Gains in January After a Rough December

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Seeing Huge Gains in January After a Rough December

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Seeing Huge Gains in January After a Rough December The stock market shook off a late morning malaise to post another strong gain today. The Dow and Nasdaq Composite indexes were both up more than one percent and the S&P 500 index gained 0.97 percent, marking the first three-day win streak for […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors remained cautiously optimistic Washington and Beijing could move forward on a trade deal

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors remained cautiously optimistic Washington and Beijing could move forward on a trade deal

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors remained cautiously optimistic Washington and Beijing could move forward on a trade deal Stocks rose on Tuesday as large tech companies like Apple and Amazon outperformed while investors remained cautiously optimistic Washington and Beijing could move forward on a trade deal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 256.10 points to close […]

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 […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) China sales are dragging on revenue due to the trade war

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) China sales are dragging on revenue due to the trade war

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) China sales are dragging on revenue due to the trade war For the first time in 16 years, Apple (AAPL) pre-released guidance on earnings – and it’s not good. In a letter to shareholders, CEO Tim Cook issued lower earnings guidance for the quarter. Revenue was anticipated to be ~$92 billion for the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) vulnerable to a correction towards 7,092.69

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC)  vulnerable to a correction towards 7,092.69

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) vulnerable to a correction towards 7,092.69 Tuesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 6,897. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.3 billion. Advancers stocks led declining by 2.15 to 1 ratio. There were 2134 advancers and 993 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 21 […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) gains after JPMorgan predicts strong turnaround

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) gains after JPMorgan predicts strong turnaround

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) gains after JPMorgan predicts strong turnaround Facebook (FB) got a new lease of life this week after JPMorgn came up with an exceptionally bullish outlook on the company. Defying the negative sentiment on its prospects this year, with several experts predicting a further deterioration, the brokerage firm Tuesday said Facebook’s stock is […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) E-Commerce Business Should Boost BABA Stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) E-Commerce Business Should Boost BABA Stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) E-Commerce Business Should Boost BABA Stock BABA’s e-commerce platforms continue to grow at a solid pace. In the third quarter, the segment’s revenues jumped 56% year-over-year to $10.5 billion. The number of consumers who used the platform during  the previous year jumped 25 million versus Q2 to a total of […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model 3 was the best-selling luxury car of 2018

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model 3 was the best-selling luxury car of 2018

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model 3 was the best-selling luxury car of 2018 Tesla navigated a bumpy road in 2018 — a year that saw CEO Elon Musk step down as chairman as part of an SEC settlement over fraud charges, while the electric automaker also faced criticism over working conditions and production delays. But, the past year also had good […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors Cautious

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors Cautious

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors Cautious China stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Life Insurance, Media and Software & Computer Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Shanghai, the Shanghai Composite declined 0.26%, while the SZSE Component index fell 0.12%. The best performers of the session […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets uncertain about Sino-U.S. trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets uncertain about Sino-U.S. trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets uncertain about Sino-U.S. trade deal Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday, as investors watched the second day of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. While the midlevel talks, held in Beijing, were not expected to produce a deal, there was hope that they would lead to higher-level negotiations that […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) edges higher after recent slump

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) edges higher after recent slump

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) edges higher after recent slump After last week’s sudden drop, USD/JPY has been pushing slowly higher. Trendline support from the lows of 3 January has underpinned this move. A reversal back below ¥108.00 would mark a resumption of the downward move. On the upside, the next target is ¥109.60, then ¥109.85 and ¥110.00. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) expected to open slightly lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) expected to open slightly lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) expected to open slightly lower Australian shares closed higher for a second straight session on Tuesday, hitting a more than month long high as trade talks between the US and China continued. The S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 39.2 points, or 0.7 per cent to 5722.4, while the broader All Ordinaries rose 38.8 […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) heading higher once again

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) heading higher once again

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) heading higher once again The DAX drifted lower yesterday, following gains throughout the first trading days of 2019. However, with the price having already broken through the 76.4% retracement, it looks increasingly likely that we will push through the key 10,987 mark. Should that occur, it would be the first higher high in eight […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) records lower than expected November trade surplus of $1.9 billion

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) records lower than expected November trade surplus of $1.9 billion

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) records lower than expected November trade surplus of $1.9 billion The Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal Australia’s November trade surplus of $1.9 billion was lower than expected.Australia exported $1.9 billion more than last month, down from a $2 billion surplus in October. According to ABS figures, in trend terms, the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) prepares to dominate CES once again

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) prepares to dominate CES once again

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) prepares to dominate CES once again Alphabet Inc.’s Google, already the king of advertising, is ramping up its efforts to be the king of your home as well. The company announced Monday that it expects its Google Assistant to be built in to a billion devices by the end of January, including […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) at risk for a 20% slide according to well known analyst

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) at risk for a 20% slide according to well known analyst

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) at risk for a 20% slide according to well known analyst Share prices did recover well into July – only to plummet yet again after an awful earnings release, this time by over 20 percent, good for a loss of $120 billion in market capitalization. That earnings statement, second quarter of 2018, […]

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 […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) returns to top end of range

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) returns to top end of range

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) returns to top end of range Yesterday’s rally saw EUR/USD head towards the $1.15 level once again, but this is still providing resistance, as it has since early November. A close above $1.15 would spark significant upside, targeting $1.1554 and then $1.1623. If the current range holds then the first target is the $1.13 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) improved market sentiment

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) improved market sentiment

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) improved market sentiment Most markets in Asia opened higher on Tuesday as investor sentiment improved on the back of the positive trade talks between the United States (US) and China. Earlier cautious comments coming from the US Federal Reserve on future rate hikes also continued to provide relief to […]

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, […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors watched for further signs of a thaw in the protracted trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors watched for further signs of a thaw in the protracted trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) investors watched for further signs of a thaw in the protracted trade dispute between the U.S. and China U.S. stocks on Monday closed higher, building on Friday’s powerful rally, as investors watched for further signs of a thaw in the protracted trade dispute between the U.S. and China — a […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) target $150

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) target $150

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) target $150 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 148.15. The projected upper bound is: 155.49. The projected lower bound is: 130.57. The projected closing price is: 143.03. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) analysts are throwing in the towel

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  analysts are throwing in the towel

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) analysts are throwing in the towel Apple has become more unloved by Wall Street analysts than at any time in the past 14 years. Wall Street analysts have the lowest percentage of buy ratings on Apple stock since 2005 — at 49 percent, according to FactSet. Another 51 percent are holds. As Apple […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could enjoy additional gains after breaking through $4,000

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could enjoy additional gains after breaking through $4,000

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could enjoy additional gains after breaking through $4,000 Bitcoin could enjoy additional gains after breaking through $4,000, according to sentiment data and technical analysis. The cryptocurrency reached as much as $4,063.95 around 12:30 EST on Sunday, January 6, according to CoinDesk bitcoin price data. Since then, bitcoin prices have largely fluctuated between $3,950 and $4,050, additional […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Update

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Update

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Update Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 35.32. The projected lower bound is: 27.47. The projected closing price is: 31.39. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company kicked off the construction of its first overseas Gigafactory in Shanghai, China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company kicked off the construction of its first overseas Gigafactory in Shanghai, China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company kicked off the construction of its first overseas Gigafactory in Shanghai, China Tesla shares rallied almost 2% early Monday after the company kicked off the construction of its first overseas Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. CEO Elon Musk gave a speech at the site of the planned $US2 billion factory in the Lingang […]

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn Appears in Court

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday he had been “wrongly accused and unfairly detained” at a high-profile court hearing in Japan, his first appearance since his arrest in November rocked the business world. In a statement prepared for the hearing and issued by a spokesperson, Ghosn was expected to conclude his remarks by saying: […]

US China Trade Talks

US officials entered a second day of trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Tuesday, overshadowed by an unannounced visit from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. This is the first time the two sides have met face-to-face since US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping agreed to a tariff truce during a […]

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 […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rally looks likely to fall short

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rally looks likely to fall short

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rally looks likely to fall short GBP/USD has been gaining ground since the drop below $1.2477, with the pair now starting to stall. That drop into a new low on 2 December highlights a continuation of the wider bearish theme, with the current rally looking likely to falter rather than create a […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) pushing higher after recent decline

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) pushing higher after recent decline

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) pushing higher after recent decline EUR/USD has been falling back over the turn of the year, with the price dropping below the key $1.1305 level. To some extent, that fall into a new lower low could signal the start of a more bearish phase coming into play. However, with the price having […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment picked up slightly

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment picked up slightly

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment picked up slightly Stocks in Asia gained on Monday as investor sentiment picked up slightly amid a new round of trade negotiations between the United States and China in Beijing. Japan’s Nikkei 225 bounced 2.44 percent to close at 20,038.97 while the Topix jumped 2.81 percent to […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) drops into trendline support

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) drops into trendline support

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) drops into trendline support USD/CAD has been on the decline throughout the start of the new year, with the price falling into and below the lower boundary of the ascending channel pattern. This raises the chances of a wider downturn for the pair, yet with the price currently challenging an ascending trendline, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with Singapore marking a three-week closing high, as the start of Sino-US trade talks raised hopes that a deal would alleviate concerns about slowing global economic growth. US officials are meeting their Chinese counterparts in Beijing for trade negotiations starting later […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) nice selling opportunity in the next few days

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) nice selling opportunity in the next few days

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) nice selling opportunity in the next few days The Japanese yen is of course a safety currency, and with the US/China trade war issues out there it makes sense that the Japanese yen could be attractive to some traders. I think that the first couple of months of 2019 will continue […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bulls are hoping that the U.S. and China can come to a trade agreement

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bulls are hoping that the U.S. and China can come to a trade agreement

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bulls are hoping that the U.S. and China can come to a trade agreement U.S. stock indexes took confident steps forward as tariff talks began in China. Negotiators are meeting in Beijing in an attempt to end a nine-month standoff on trade. The Nasdaq rambled 1.4% higher, while the S&P […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rally on rising trade hopes

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rally on rising trade hopes

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rally on rising trade hopes Investors unleashed a broad-based rally on Monday in response to accommodative policy from China and the Federal Reserve allaying fears it is hell-bent on raising interest rates, with hope of further gains to come following the arrival of a US trade delegation in Beijing. The S&P/ASX 200 Index […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) recovery seen in the Aussie dollar

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) recovery seen in the Aussie dollar

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) recovery seen in the Aussie dollar After plunging to as low as .6730 on Thursday, the lowest level since early 2009, the AUD/USD surged on Friday, helped by a raft of positive headlines that sparked short-covering from traders. “If ever there was a case of a currency going from zero to […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 33.85. The projected lower bound is: 26.08. The projected closing price is: 29.97. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) quick rebounds loom large in the minds of traders

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) quick rebounds loom large in the minds of traders

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) quick rebounds loom large in the minds of traders Convinced the stock rout is over? It has occasionally felt like it, on days like Friday, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared almost 750 points. Isolated examples of quick rebounds loom large in the minds of traders, or at least […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors fear that Apple’s high-growth days are long behind it

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors fear that Apple’s high-growth days are long behind it

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors fear that Apple’s high-growth days are long behind it Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has seen a lot of controversy lately, falling from its former leadership position atop the list of stocks with the highest market capitalizations. With concerns that iPhone sales are starting to struggle, many investors fear that Apple’s high-growth days are long behind […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stimulus powered earnings growth is expected to slow down further in 2019

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stimulus powered earnings growth is expected to slow down further in 2019

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stimulus powered earnings growth is expected to slow down further in 2019 THE tech-heavy index Nasdaq Composite ended 2018 down 3.88 per cent for the year. It is the worst annual performance since 2008 and a reversal from the 28.2 per cent increase in 2017. The unsettling Sino-US trade dispute, slowdown of […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) vulnerable to a correction towards 147.70

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) vulnerable to a correction towards 147.70

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) vulnerable to a correction towards 147.70 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 147.70. The projected upper bound is: 149.57. The projected lower bound is: 125.66. The projected closing price is: 137.61. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Still Uncertain

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Still Uncertain

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Still Uncertain With a $7 billion increase in the combined value of cryptocurrencies, the market has initiated a decent short-term price movement. But, as a cryptocurrency trader with an online alias “The Crypto Dog” said, the valuation of cryptocurrencies would have to break out of major resistance levels in the range of […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,147.78. The projected lower bound is: 992.42. The projected closing price is: 1,070.10. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) China factory could significantly reduce production costs

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) China factory could significantly reduce production costs

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) China factory could significantly reduce production costs Tesla Inc. is set to break ground on its first gigafactory outside the U.S. “Looking forward to breaking ground on the @Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory today!” Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted Monday, Shanghai time. “Aiming to finish initial construction this summer, start Model 3 production end […]

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 […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 148.30. The projected upper bound is: 151.97. The projected lower bound is: 127.17. The projected closing price […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) equity bulls will get a chance to assert themselves

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) equity bulls will get a chance to assert themselves

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) equity bulls will get a chance to assert themselves Australian equity bulls will get a chance to assert themselves to start the week after a massive rally on Wall Street. ASX futures were up 69 points or 1.2 per cent. The Australian dollar spiked 1.5 per cent to retop the US71¢ mark. The […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) potential for break in either direction

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) potential for break in either direction

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) potential for break in either direction The UK enters a critical three week period as parliamentarians return to Westminster to debate the merits of the Government’s withdrawal deal with the EU. A vote is due in the week commencing January 14. At present, the deal is expected to be voted down […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) technology firms again in the firing line

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) technology firms again in the firing line

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) technology firms again in the firing line Hong Kong stocks opened with more losses Friday following another steep drop on Wall Street, with technology firms again in the firing line after Apple’s shock decision to slash its December quarter revenue forecast. The Hang Seng Index eased 0.47 percent, or […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rebound as Asia advances

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rebound as Asia advances

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rebound as Asia advances Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,111.31. The projected upper bound is: 3,149.67. The projected lower bound is: 2,969.88. The projected closing price is: 3,059.77. Candlesticks A big white candle occurred. This is generally considered […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Remains In A Prolonged Consolidation Phase

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Remains In A Prolonged Consolidation Phase

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Remains In A Prolonged Consolidation Phase Until we see this market fundamentally change, rates are likely to continue trading sideways. The intermediate-term top appears to be the 1.1500 handle, with the Swing Low at 1.1215 set up as support. These will be two important technical areas moving forward. If rates break from […]