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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Note: We have now turned from sentiment where this stock rally was 1 where professionals did not take part in, to a fast paced entry where hedge funds and investors are chasing markets they have been betting against. While the strong US GDP data […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data Spot gold price jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data despite a roaring quarterly growth on its gross domestic product. Gold for immediate selling had rounded off […]

Being Bullish Gold and Gold Miners

Being Bullish Gold and Gold Miners

$GLD, $XAU, $USD Forbes.com recently published 3 reasons why savvy investors need to always own gold in their portfolios. Essentially, you can never play it too safe when it comes to investing. “Holding an overweight position of an unlevered asset with limited supply such as gold will offer one of the few safe havens for […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Down Notes: China, the world’s biggest buyer of Iranian oil, this week formally complained to the United States over its unilateral Iran sanctions. Crude Oil output in the United States, which turned into the world’s Top producer last year, last week edged back to its […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Higher, USD Up, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Down Notes: Crude Oil output in the United States, which turned into the world’s Top producer last year, last week edged back to its record high at 12.2-M BPD, while net imports rose 900,000 BPD, EIA data showed. German business morale deteriorated in April, bucking […]

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Lower, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: The International Energy Agency (IEA), a watchdog for Crude Oil consuming countries, said in a statement Tuesday that markets are “adequately supplied” and that “global spare production capacity remains at comfortable levels.” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced “that as of May 2, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,300.00

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Lower, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Higher Notes: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced “that as of May 2, the State Department will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country that is currently importing Iranian Crude or condensate.” US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told reporters trade negotiations between the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further traction on higher crude rates

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further traction on higher crude rates

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further traction on higher crude rates Investors continue to cut their exposure to gold. Speculators switched to a net short position in COMEX gold in the week to April 16, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday. Also, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: Following the Good Friday holiday, markets in Britain, Germany and France will remain closed for Easter Monday, while those in the United States will reopen. Brent and US Crude futures surged to 6-month highs on reports that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources Ltd is a palm oil plantation company. The Company is engaged as an investment holding company. Its primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees, processing fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK), refining CPO into industrial and consumer products, as well as merchandising palm products […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00 Technically, the gold bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. A downtrend line is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in June futures above solid resistance at $1,300.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is pushing […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: US Crude Oil inventories fell by 3.1-M bbls in the week ended 12 April to 452.7-M, compared with analysts’ expectations for an increase of 1.7-M bbl, according to data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) released Tuesday. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Remains Under Pressure

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Remains Under Pressure

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Remains Under Pressure Gold is currently sitting on the important 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of the April – August 2018 move at $1,287/oz. and may make another attempt at the recent lows. A quiet start to a holiday-shortened week in Europe saw gold fade lower and if gold closes below $1,287/oz. an […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies including Russia, known as OPEC+, will meet in June to decide whether to continue withholding supply. That comes after they previously agreed to crimp output by 1.2-M BPD from 1 January for 6 months. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) large speculators upped their bullish positioning

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) large speculators upped their bullish positioning

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) large speculators upped their bullish positioning Large speculators upped their bullish positioning in gold futures – although likely only temporarily — during the most recent reporting week for data compiled by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. However, these accounts may well have cut their bullish posture since then, as gold prices […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) unable to join in with a pan-Asia rally as gold miners weighed and several fund managers lost ground

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) unable to join in with a pan-Asia rally as gold miners weighed and several fund managers lost ground

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) unable to join in with a pan-Asia rally as gold miners weighed and several fund managers lost ground Australian shares steadied at the start of a holiday-shortened week, with the benchmark unable to join in with a pan-Asia rally as gold miners weighed and several fund managers lost ground. The S&P/ASX […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Eased, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Note: Again this week the world’s investors are focused on big bank earnings. Among positive catalysts in the market are a better-than- expected credit and export growth figures from China, a positive kick-off to the earnings season in the United States and hopes of […]

President Trump ‘Angling’ for The Gold Standard

President Trump ‘Angling’ for The Gold Standard

$XAU, $GLD, $USD President Trump’s plans to nominate Stephen Moore and Herman Cain to the Fed board, and that move points back to The Gold Standard, a policy option once advocated by both men and President Trump himself. The Big Q: What is the case for returning to The Gold Standard? The Big A: Is […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,330.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,330.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,330.80 Technically, the gold bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage. However, a downtrend line is still in place on the daily bar chart and turned back the early-week rally in prices. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in June futures above solid resistance at […]

Gold is President Trump’s ‘Trump’ Card

Gold is President Trump’s ‘Trump’ Card

$GLD, $XAU, $USD FLASH: Gold could 2X overnight, especially if President Trump uses it as a weapon in his battle Vs the Fed. The Fed controls the Buck, the Buck is the world’s trading currency, and so the Fed controls the world. A stronger USD hurts the world’s growth prospects. It also hurts President Trump’s […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on big bank earnings. Comments from Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida that the U.S. economy is in a “good place” but reemphasizing the Fed’s patience on rate hikes, also helped to reassure investors Thursday ahead of […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Eased Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings. President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $11-B worth of European Union products, heightening tensions over a long-running transatlantic Airbus subsidy dispute. European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Firm,Stocks Eased Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings, as the S&P 500 ends 8 day rally with a Fibo recap. Investors will also focus on a European Central Bank (ECB) meeting Wednesday. President Donald Trump threatened to impose […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further support from higher oil prices

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further support from higher oil prices

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further support from higher oil prices Gold prices rose on Tuesday and were hovering close to their highest in more than a week touched in the previous session as the dollar eased on weak U.S. economic data, with the metal gaining further support from higher oil prices. Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,300.47 […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: This week the world’s investors are focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings as the S&P 500 continues to drive North Eastern forces Monday were advancing on the Libyan capital Tripoli in the latest of a cycle of warfare since Muammar Gaddafi’s fall in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March meeting

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March meeting

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March meeting Though employment growth accelerated from a 17-month low in March, data on Friday showed slowdown in wage growth and job cuts in the manufacturing sector, the first decline in factory payrolls since July 2017. The moderation in wage growth supported the […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: The world’s nvestors are now focused on geopolitical events and big bank earnings. In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose to a 1-week high Monday as USD edged lower, while investors awaited minutes of the Fed’s March FOMC meeting Wednesday. Spot gold gained about 0.4% […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders buying on the dip

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders buying on the dip

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders buying on the dip Gold prices are slightly higher in early U.S. trading, on some short covering in the futures market and some perceived bargain hunting in the cash market. The metals are also supported as the U.S. dollar index has turned weaker despite an upbeat U.S. jobs report that was […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Down, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Steady Note: Investors are now awaiting the US jobs numbers for more signals on the strength of the economy. Reuters reported Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell its Crude Oil in currencies other than USDs if Washington passes a bill exposing OPEC members to US […]

Goldman Sachs is Bullish Disney (NYSE:DIS) After the Fox Acquisition

Goldman Sachs is Bullish Disney (NYSE:DIS) After the Fox Acquisition

$DIS, $GS Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE:GS) has reinstated its coverage of Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) with a Buy rating on the heels of its $65-B cash acquisition of Fox assets. The 142/share Goldman Sachs price target is more than 10% higher than the 127.50 consensus analyst target, and it represents an implied upside of 26% from […]

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources Ltd is a palm oil plantation company. The Company is engaged as an investment holding company. Its primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees, processing fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK), refining CPO into industrial and consumer products, as well as merchandising palm products […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) market watchers are looking ahead to the U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for March

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) market watchers are looking ahead to the U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for March

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) market watchers are looking ahead to the U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for March Market watchers are looking ahead to the U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for March, which is due out Friday morning. It’s arguably the most important economic data point of the month. The key non-farm payrolls number in […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Up Note: The Chinese RMB Yuan will hold its recent gains Vs USD, and likely make a move forward from current marks over the coming year, as optimism about a US-China trade deal offsets anxiety over weak domestic economic growth, a Reuters poll showed. In Asia […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note:  3 of 8 countries granted waivers by Washington to import Crude Oil from Iran have cut the imports to Zero, the improved global market conditions would help reduce Iranian exports further. UK  Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday she would seek another BREXIT […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to remain at multi-day lows and is straddling a strong technical level

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to remain at multi-day lows and is straddling a strong technical level

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to remain at multi-day lows and is straddling a strong technical level Gold and silver prices are steady to slightly lower in early U.S. trading Tuesday. Gold prices hit a three-week low overnight. A higher U.S. dollar index that is closing in on its for-the-move high scored in March continues to squelch buying […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: China’s PMI number was the most significant monthly increase since Y 2012, which should ease concerns around a potential threat to Crude Oil demand. In Asia Gold: Gold prices declined to a more than 3-week lows Tuesday as waning global economic slowdown concerns lifted […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance of $1,330.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance of $1,330.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance of $1,330.80 Technically, the gold bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage but have faded badly and need to show fresh power soon to avoid more serious chart damage. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in June futures above solid resistance at the March […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: USD off 0.1% Vs Key rivals, after hitting its highest since 11 March Friday, while Asian stocks rallied as positive Chinese factory data and signs of progress in US-China trade talks supported sentiment. In Asia Gold: Gold prices up Monday as USD backed off […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to be influenced by a slew of major U.S. economic data

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to be influenced by a slew of major U.S. economic data

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to be influenced by a slew of major U.S. economic data This week the price action in gold is likely to be influenced by a slew of major U.S. economic data including Retail Sales, ISM Manufacturing PMI and Durable Goods. However, the major market moving event this week is likely […]

Gold Price Forecast Balance of 2019

Gold Price Forecast Balance of 2019

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $EURUSD After last Thursday’s action in the Gold market, I believe the precious Yellow metal markets are in a Key mark. The Big Q is whether or not the psych support mark at $1300 level will hold. If it does, then things will take care of themselves and will look towards at […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: Japanese refineries have put a halt on imports of Iranian Crude Oil after buying 15.3-M bbl between January and March ahead of the expiry of a temporary waiver on US sanctions, according to industry sources and data on Refinitiv Eikon. China stock jumped Friday […]

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources Ltd is a palm oil plantation company. The Company is engaged as an investment holding company. Its primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees, processing fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK), refining CPO into industrial and consumer products, as well as merchandising palm products […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,324.50

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,324.50

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,324.50 Technically, April gold futures prices closed nearer the session low and hit a three-week low today. The bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage but are fading fast and need to show fresh power soon. A three-week-old uptrend on the daily bar chart was soundly […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Flat, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Flat Note: China has made unprecedented proposals in talks with the United States on a range of issues including forced technology transfer as the 2 sides work to overcome remaining obstacles to a deal to end their trade dispute, US officials said Wednesday. In Asia Gold: […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,331.10

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,331.10

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,331.10 Technically, April gold futures prices closed nearer the session low. The bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage. A three-week-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: UK Prime Minister Theresa May will address Conservative Party lawmakers, possibly to set out a timetable for her departure, to win support for her 2X-rejected BREXIT deal as the Parliament prepares to vote on a variety of possible options. A senior International Monetary Fund […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some profit taking after hitting a 4-week high

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some profit taking after hitting a 4-week high

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some profit taking after hitting a 4-week high Gold remain under pressure Tuesday even as the U.S. housing sector continues to drag on economic growth. The Commerce Department’s latest report showed that U.S. housing starts fell 8.7% in to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.162 million units in February. […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: Market participants are keeping a close watch on the latest round of US-China trade negotiations, scheduled to start Thursday in Beijing, and the next BREXIT vote. British lawmakers will now vote on a range of BREXIT options Wednesday, giving parliament a chance to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rise as the euro zone exacerbates fears of a global slowdown

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rise as the euro zone exacerbates fears of a global slowdown

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rise as the euro zone exacerbates fears of a global slowdown Gold prices are up as weak economic data from the euro zone exacerbates fears of a global slowdown, weighing on risk sentiment and putting bullion on track for its best week in nearly two months. Spot gold climbed about […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: A US trade delegation headed by Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will visit China on 28-29 March which will be followed by a trip by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to Washington in early April. Concerns about a potential US […]

Gold Firms, Investors Move into Safe-haven Assets

Gold Firms, Investors Move into Safe-haven Assets

$GLD.$USD, $JPY FLASH: Last week gold posted its 3rd consecutive weekly gainer and rose 1%, the most since the week ending 1 February. The fundamentals Spot gold up 0.1% at $1,314.21 oz as of 0128 GMT. US gold futures up 0.2% at $1,314.40 oz. Investors sold shares Monday moving to the safety of bonds, while […]

The Geopolitical Uncertainty Vs The Price of Gold

The Geopolitical Uncertainty Vs The Price of Gold

$GLD, $USD, $EUR, $GBP, $CNY What we have been seeing over the past few years is that confidence in government is fading and the price of Gold is rising. Some current examples The UK House of Commons voted 413-202 last week to delay Britain’s exit from the EU. Despite resounding defeats, Prime Minister Theresa May […]

Managed Money Looking Closely at Gold

Managed Money Looking Closely at Gold

$GLD, $BAR,$USD FLASH: Some money managers says recession fears on global-economic slowdown sign actually give savvy investors a Golden opportunity to start investing in a precious metal commonly considered a haven amid uncertainty and say that gold’s price is “very affordable” now. “You’ve had a bit of a V-shaped recovery in the market, but [with] […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Down, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: EU leaders have given Prime Minister Theresa May two weeks’ reprieve, until 12 April, before Britain could lurch out of the EU if she fails to persuade lawmakers to back the withdrawal treaty she concluded with Brussels. A US trade delegation headed by […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,330.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,330.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,330.00 Technically, April gold futures bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. A three-week-old uptrend is 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 $1,330.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) chart formed a ‘golden cross’

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) chart formed a ‘golden cross’

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) chart formed a ‘golden cross’ Netflix is set to gain a new competitor next week when Apple will reportedly unveil its streaming platform. Netflix shares have risen slightly in the past week and are up 35 percent this year. They are the best performers of the FANG stocks. Miller Tabak equity strategist Matt Maley said the name […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Dowu, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: The Fed held interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year at none and release details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet in September. US Crude Oil stockpiles last […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rallies on slower US growth forecast

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rallies on slower US growth forecast

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rallies on slower US growth forecast Gold prices moved higher on Tuesday, as the dollar weakened despite rising US yields. The EUR/USD whipsawed higher, despite a mixed ZEW survey which showed that future conditions are expected to get better. The CNBC Fed survey for March shows weaker global growth pointing to […]

‘Golden Cross’ Triggers DJIA

‘Golden Cross’ Triggers DJIA

$DIA FLASH: The DJIA triggered a technical signal Tuesday that many participants believe could mean more gains for stocks, the pattern is known as the ‘golden cross‘. The chart pattern comes about when a short-term moving average moves above a longer-term moving average. Moving averages are popular trend indicators used by technical analysts. In the […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: The Fed Wednesday is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year to 1-2 or none, and release long-awaited details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) higher as investors respond to a slightly weaker U.S. Dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) higher as investors respond to a slightly weaker U.S. Dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) higher as investors respond to a slightly weaker U.S. Dollar Gold futures are trading marginally higher on Monday as investors respond to a slightly weaker U.S. Dollar. Volume is low, however, as many major players are taking to the sidelines ahead of the start of the Fed’s two-day meeting which begins […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Steady Notes: UK PM May’s BREXIT plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of Parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in fundamentally different form. She has just 2 days […]

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

FLASH: Both man and women have used cosmetics to help out Mother Nature since ancient times. The Big Q: Who does not want beautiful, glowing skin that radiates health and perhaps even wealth? The Big A’s: Read on! The Egyptians are credited with inventing the 1st makeup products, using copper and lead ore. That was […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price likely to be determined by trader reaction to the major 50% level at $1293.60

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price likely to be determined by trader reaction to the major 50% level at $1293.60

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price likely to be determined by trader reaction to the major 50% level at $1293.60 Gold futures closed higher last week, confirming the previous week’s closing price reversal bottom. The market was driven higher by a drop in U.S. Treasury yields. This move made the U.S. Dollar a less-desirable investment, while […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Off, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Notes: Data Friday showed US manufacturing output fell for a 2nd month running in February and factory activity in New York state hit near a 2 low this month, further evidence of a sharp slowdown in economic growth early in Q-1. In Asia Gold: Spot […]

Winx, The Autumn Sun and Redzel add Shine to the Golden Slipper

Winx, The Autumn Sun and Redzel add Shine to the Golden Slipper

Winx, The Autumn Sun and Redzel add Shine to the Golden Slipper By Ray Hickson at RACINGNSW Sydney’s west has never seen a race day like this. Consider what’s on offer at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday – the world’s best racehorse and Australian racing icon Winx, the superstar three-year-old colt The Autumn Sun, dual winner […]

Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Lyndhurst Stud Farm based sire sensation Better Than Ready returned to the top of the Leading First Season Sire table on earnings when exceptional juvenile The Odyssey cruised to victory in Saturday’s $500,000 Aquis 2YO Jewel at the Gold Coast. The success of progeny from the first crop of Better Than Ready has been sensational […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Firm, Stocks Up Notes: The Bank of Japan’s kept interest rates unchanged Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke by telephone with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, with the 2 sides making further substantive progress on trade talks, China’s official Xinhua news […]

Stage Set for a Godolphin Golden Slipper

Stage Set for a Godolphin Golden Slipper

The Godolphin Golden Slipper contingent that has grown steadily since last spring could be swelled yet again with a further four two-year-olds to present their credentials at Rosehill on Saturday, 16 March. The fillies Amercement, Athiri and Kiamichi run in Saturday’s G3 Magic Night Stakes, while Jetski runs in the colts division, the G3 Pago […]

Geopolitics lifts Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices

Geopolitics lifts Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices

Geopolitics lifts Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices Gold prices moved higher on Thursday pushing through resistance which is now support seen near the 50-day moving average at 1,303. Additional support is seen near the 10-day moving average at 1,295. Resistance is seen near a downward sloping trend line that connects the highs in April of […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady , USD Off, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Flat Notes: The United States aims to cut Iran’s Crude exports by about 20% to below 1-M BPD from May by requiring importing countries to reduce purchases to avoid US sanctions, 2 sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Both sources said they were […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) holding above the critical psychological level of $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) holding above the critical psychological level of $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) holding above the critical psychological level of $1,300 Gold prices are holding above the critical psychological level of $1,300 an ounce as momentum in the U.S. manufacturing sector was mixed in January. Wednesday, a U.S. Commerce Department report showed U.S. durable-goods orders increased by 0.4% in January, up from December’s 1.3% […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up , USD Off, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Down Notes: Gold scaled a near 2-week high Wednesday, after reclaiming the Key $1,300 mark in the prior session, as investors opted for the safe-haven precious Yellow metal after British lawmakers rejected an amended exit deal, while a weaker uSD lent further support. Washington could […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) All Signs Point To Higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) All Signs Point To Higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) All Signs Point To Higher Current monetary policies have made the precious metals a more attractive investment option, said Alain Corbani, head of commodities at Finance SA. “My bet, and so far it has been the safest, is to follow what the Fed is saying. So, basically they are saying ‘we […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up , USD Steady, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Up Notes: European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to additional assurances in an updated BREXIT deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May Monday, but warned UK lawmakers would not get a 3rd chance to endorse it. Washington could lift most or all of its tariffs on […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up , USD Steady, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Up Notes: Fed Chairman Powell said Friday that the central bank will be careful not to shock financial markets as it stabilizes its bond portfolio, saying that it does not see problems in the US economy that warrant an immediate change in its policy. Washington […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Strong Dollar Drives Prices Lower

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Strong Dollar Drives Prices Lower

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Strong Dollar Drives Prices Lower A stronger U.S. Dollar kept a lid on gold prices most of the week as investors responded to dovish announcements from major central banks including the Bank of Canada and the European Central Bank. In the Euro Zone on Thursday, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the European economy […]

Gold Miners Looking for New Partners

Gold Miners Looking for New Partners

FLASH: World’s Gold miners seek merger opportunities $GLD, $GOLD, $CS A move by the world’s biggest gold miners to get bigger adding new vigor to an industry that failed to inspire investor support in Y 2018. The mega-merger mania now under way for Newmont Mining Corp., Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) and Goldcorp will result in some […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up , USD Steady, Crude Oil Falling, Stocks Up Notes: Washington could lift most or all of its tariffs on Beijing while Presidents Trump and Xi ready to sign a final trade deal later this month and Summit at Mar a Lago. President Trump says, “All of nothing at all!” US jobs report […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) ECB slashed its 2019 growth and inflation forecasts and lowered those for 2020

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) ECB slashed its 2019 growth and inflation forecasts and lowered those for 2020

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) ECB slashed its 2019 growth and inflation forecasts and lowered those for 2020 Gold edged lower overnight, holding near a multi-week low as the US dollar gained against the euro after the European Central Bank postponed an interest rate hike, but the bank’s gloomy economic outlook limited the metal’s fall. Spot […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady , USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: Investors are looking ahead to the ECB’s board meeting Thursday. The ECB is expected to pare growth forecasts and give its strongest signal yet that more stimulus is coming in the form of more cheap loans. Washington could lift most or all […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gold dropped below $US1,300 an ounce hurt by a robust US dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gold dropped below $US1,300 an ounce hurt by a robust US dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gold dropped below $US1,300 an ounce hurt by a robust US dollar Gold prices slipped overnight to their lowest in more than five weeks as the US dollar rose on stronger than expected economic data and rising US Treasury yields. Spot gold was down 0.1 per cent at $US1,285.57 per ounce. […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Firm, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he thought the United States and China were “on the cusp” of a deal to end their trade dispute, but President Trump will reject any deal that is not perfect. The WS-J reported Washington could lift […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Firm, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: MSCI’s ACWI,, a gauge of 47 markets in the world, has risen 16% from its near 2-year low set on 26 December low, even as the earnings outlook stagnated, driven by hopes of a dovish Fed and a compromise between Beijing and Washington on […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Down, Crude Oil UP, Stocks Up Notes: The WS-J reported Sunday Washington could lift most or all of its tariffs on Beijing while Presidents Trump and Xi ready to sign a final trade deal later this month and Summit at Mar a Lago. In Asia Gold: Gold edged up Monday, after falling […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) geopolitical events to continue dictating price momentum

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) geopolitical events to continue dictating price momentum

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) geopolitical events to continue dictating price momentum The price action of gold in the global market was well within my previous monthly forecast despite spot gold closing for the month of February on a dovish note. In my forecast for February, I had mentioned that the price action of gold is going […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) market has been grinding higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) market has been grinding higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) market has been grinding higher Gold markets are pulling back a bit during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching towards the $1325 level. If that level can hold, then a bounce back towards the $1350 level could happen. However, I see even more support underneath based upon the trend line, and of […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: President Trump wrapped up in Hanoi for 2nd Summit with Chairman Kim, President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are optimistic on the progress mate. US and China have a deal in the works.President Trump extends deadline and sets up Summit with President Xi  at Mar a Lago. In Asia Gold: Gold prices Thursday held near 2-week lows touched in the prior […]