Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street dove Wednesday, reversing most of Tuesday’s gainers. DJIA shed 217 pts or 1.21% to close at 17,711.12, the NAS Comp gave back 1.02% to end at 4,760.69, the S&P lost 0.96% to close at 2,064.46. Retailers led the decline with Macy’s (NYSE:M) falling 15% […]

Dubai Headed to a Period of Accelerated Growth

Dubai Headed to a Period of Accelerated Growth

Dubai Headed to a Period of Accelerated Growth Dubai is weathering the Crude Oil-led economic slowdown afflicting its GCC neighbors and will enter a period of “rapid acceleration” in the buildup to the Expo 2020 trade fair, the International Monetary Fund says. Speaking to the media, the IMF’s mission chief for the UAE, Zeine Zeidane, […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA) $DIA, $.DJI Monday, Wall Street closed mixed, with the DJIA down 34 points or 0.20% to 17,705.91, the NAS Comp and the S&P 500 finishing up by 0.30% to 4,750.21 and 0.08% to 2,058.69 respectively. A decline in Crude Oil prices mid-morning, and expectations of weak earnings reports […]

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly) $GLD, $USO Spot Gold pared most of its weekly losses Friday to close the week at 1,289.00 oz, as slow jobs growth in the US weakened the case for a US rate hike during the US Fed’s upcoming June meeting. The precious Yellow metal is finding support on […]

Volatile Risk-on, Risk-off Market an Investor Headache

Volatile Risk-on, Risk-off Market an Investor Headache

Volatile Risk-on, Risk-off Market an Investor Headache $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The volatile “risk-on, risk-off” is giving headaches to investors who try to beat the market with traditional methods of measuring value, say analysts at multinational bank HSBC Holdings Plc. Risk-on assets rally when investors are upbeat and fall when the mood turns sour. Risk-off […]

Tuesday Technical Outlook for Crude Oil (USO)

Tuesday Technical Outlook for Crude Oil (USO)

Tuesday Technical Outlook for Crude Oil (USO) $USO After Friday’s choppy session, WTI Crude Oil futures finished lower Monday, pulling back from 5 month highs marked last week. West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil settled at 42.64 on the NYMEX, -1.09, or 2.5% on the day capping a 4 day winning streak. Investors assessed the potential […]

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi ignored German criticism of the central bank’s ultra-loose monetary policy and vowing to use all the “tools” at his disposal for “as long as needed.” He said the ECB’s policy was working, which helped boost […]

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Wednesday, US stocks ended the day higher after the beginning of the earnings season reports showed some mixed results during Q-1 of this year. On the negative side, S&P 500 companies are expected to have lost 7.5% on average due to weak Crude Oil prices, CocaCola […]

Crude Oil Continues to Finds Ways to Strengthen

Crude Oil Continues to Finds Ways to Strengthen

Crude Oil Continues to Finds Ways to Strengthen $USO, $OIL Both Brent and WTI Crude Oil prices were volatile Wednesday, as Kuwait’s Oil workers put an end to the 3-day strike that had temporarily halved the country’s production. WTI Crude Oil futures fell down to 41.28, but reversed, as stockpiles shrank more than expected. According […]

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks could lose 50% their value + if the history of valuation cycles is any indication, cautions mutual-fund manager John Hussman, President of Hussman Investment Trust. He is correct and I have been calling for a Fibo retracement in the S&P 500 of […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI) Monday, all major US stock market indexes finished in the Green, with the DJIA + 106 points to end at 18,004.16, !st time above the Key 18,000 mark  since July 2015. The NAS Comp advanced 0.44% to close at 4,960.02, and the S&P  + 13 points to finish […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for WTI Crude Oil

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for WTI Crude Oil

WTI Crude Oil Crude Oil prices dove Monday, as during the Oil producers’ meeting in Doha, the OPEC and non-OPEC producers failed to reach an agreement on a a production freeze. WTI Crude Oil futures fell to 37.59 bbl, or over 7% before paring losses and recover some ground on news Kuwait’s Oil production fell […]

Money Managers “Dumping” US Treasuries For Equities

Money Managers “Dumping” US Treasuries For Equities

Money Managers “Dumping” US Treasuries For Equities $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Money managers are dumping Treasury ETFs (exchange-traded funds) as a revival in equity and commodity prices curbs demand for the somewhat safer US debt. Treasury ETF net redemption’s have reached $2.9-B so far in April, on top of $4.8-B pulled out in March, according […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street Crude Oil is under pressure after the collapsed production of OPEC and non-OPEC meeting in Doha Sunday. The Canadian Loonie is down hard Vs the Buck, backtracking all of last week’s gain., meaning that WTI Crude Oil opens below 39 bbl (closed at 41.75 Friday) in the US session, […]

Freeze Speculators Hammered, Crude Oil Prices Head Due South

Freeze Speculators Hammered, Crude Oil Prices Head Due South

Freeze Speculators Hammered, Crude Oil Prices Head Due South $USO, $OIL Crude Oil prices seeing a steep fall in early Monday morning Asian trading hours after talks ended in Doha, Qatar with no agreement on capping production, could touch 26 bbl (or lower) near term This is an extremely Bearish scenario with the 1998 lows […]

Major Seychelles Developer Eyes UAE Property Investors

Major Seychelles Developer Eyes UAE Property Investors

Major Seychelles Developer Eyes UAE Property Investors Just under 10% of Eden Island investors are from the GCC The island nation of Seychelles remains an attractive destination for property investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), especially those from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to one of its biggest developers. Located 200 metres from […]

Any Deal To “Freeze” Crude Oil Production To Have Limited Impact

Any Deal To “Freeze” Crude Oil Production To Have Limited Impact

Any Deal To “Freeze” Crude Oil Production To Have Limited Impact A deal to freeze Crude Oil production by OPEC and non-OPEC producers will have a limited impact on global supply and markets are unlikely to rebalance before Y 2017, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Friday. The IEA, which oversees the energy policies of […]