The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

$BTC,$BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) rise was meteoric this week and its decline has been just as swift. The speculation frenzy over Bitcoin pushed its price to nearly $14,000 Wednesday, its highest mark since January 2018. Bitcoin, the largest digital asset reversed after a prominent cryptocurrency exchange reported an outage Wednesday. The retreat accelerated Thursday and put […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB Bitcoin (BTC) prices and related cryptocurrencies and stocks ran up again Wednesday, continuing a strong rebound that has intensified with last week’s Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announcement that it is entering the crypto space. Prices have surged roughly 40% since Friday, with the digital currency now flashing signs of a possible ‘climax‘ run. The last time […]

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 Off, Stocks Flat (May Day Holiday) Notes: Investors await US employment figures due later today, which is forecast to show 185,000 net new jobs were added in April and the unemployment rate steady at 3.8% Reflecting investor sentiment in gold, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest […]

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 Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat (May Day Holiday) Note: USD consolidated in Asia Thursday after recovering from a brief spill overnight when markets were whipsawed by mixed messages on policy from the Fed. There was little immediate reaction to a report the United States and China were nearing a trade […]

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 Down, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat (May Day Holiday) Note: China and the United States began their latest talks in Beijing on Wednesday aimed at ending a bitter trade dispute, after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he had a “nice” working dinner the night before with China Vice Premier […]

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 Down, Stocks Down Note: The quiet start to the week in global equity markets comes ahead of a 2-day meeting of the policy-setting FOMC. The committee is set to release its latest statement at 2:00p EDT (1800 GMT) Wednesday. We have now turned from sentiment where this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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% […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dimon Cautious, JPMorgan Positions for a Recession

Dimon Cautious, JPMorgan Positions for a Recession

$JMP, $GS, $USD FLASH: Jamie and ‘Goldie’ have different outlooks JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon does not agree with economic doomsayers. The boss of the largest US bank acknowledged a growing number of potential obstacles to the economy that carried his firm to record profits last year. That caution was reflected in JPMorgan Chase & […]

Time to Buy Risk as US-China Trade Dispute Resolves

Time to Buy Risk as US-China Trade Dispute Resolves

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $SOY FLASH: It is absolutely the time to buy risk. Saturday, positive developments in trade talks between the world’s 2 largest economies should boost riskier assets, as extended US-China negotiations are ‘positive’ for risk assets. They will lead to a weaker USD, supporting Crude Oil prices and Gold […]

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Wednesday, all digital currency prices spike due North, with most major coins/token recording double-digital gainers. Bitcoin, BTCUSD, the world’s #1 digital currency, was trading at $4,370.30, up 15% since Tuesday at 5:00p. ET on the Kraken exchange and on track for its best day in […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman $BTCUSD, $ICE The correction is the market had been healthy Bitcoin has seen a deep dive in price over the 11 months, but the CEO of one of the world’s biggest exchange operators is not deterred from entering the cryptocurrency space. Jeffrey Sprecher, CEO of IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE) […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Bull’s Touting Collapse as a Buying Opportunity

Bitcoin (BTC) Bull’s Touting Collapse as a Buying Opportunity

Bitcoin (BTC) Bull’s Touting Collapse as a Buying Opportunity $BTCUSD,$GLD Saturday, Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest digital currency, crashed through the $4,000 pyche mark, falling as much as 15% and hitting a fresh 14-month low below $3,500. Saturday’s decline marked the 12th losing session in the past 14 and had Bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.35%  on track for its 3rd […]

Bitcoin (BTC) More Southside Action Ahead

Bitcoin (BTC) More Southside Action Ahead

Bitcoin (BTC) More Southside Action Ahead $BTCUSD After the pause at Thanksgiving, the crypto currency selloff has resumed with all major coins and alt coins trading lower Friday and on track to log their 3rd consecutive weekly declineer. Bitcoin, BTCUSD, +1.41%  the world’s largest cryptocurrency, was last changing hands at $4,259.80, down 3.8% since 5 p.m. Eastern Time […]

Cryptocurrencies on the Week Ended 12 October

Cryptocurrencies on the Week Ended 12 October

Cryptocurrencies on the Week Ended 12 October $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin holds above $6,000 ends week lower Bets against Ether hit record pace Bitcoin (BTC) prices held above $6,000 Friday, after a 24-hr selloff resulted in the price of the world’s largest digital currency trading very close to a Key support mark. 1 Bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.13%  was last going […]

Swiss Bankers Raise $104-M to Establish Crypto Financial Services Company

Swiss Bankers Raise $104-M to Establish Crypto Financial Services Company

Swiss Bankers Raise $104-M to Establish Crypto Financial Services Company $BTC, $ETH Seba Crypto AG, a Swiss financial services company run by ex-UBS Group AG bankers, said it raised money as it seeks to become 1 of the world’s 1st regulated banks to let consumers trade paper (fiat) money into cryptocurrency. The Zug HQ’d company […]

Gold Down and USD Up on Fed Rate Hike + Commodities

Gold Down and USD Up on Fed Rate Hike + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Gold Gold is down more than 13% from an April high, largely because of the stronger USD Concerns about Iran sanctions led to a widening difference between NYMEX WTI Crude and ICE Brent Crude prices Global mining […]

Gold Up and USD Up on FOMC Rate Hike + Commodities

Gold Up and USD Up on FOMC Rate Hike + Commodities

Gold Up and USD Up on FOMC Rate Hike + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Thursday, Gold prices rose, as investors looked for bargains after the metal fell a 2-week lows in the prior session following a US interest rate hike and as limited gains in USD after the decision supported demand […]

Gold Steady on Flat USD, and FOMC Rate Policy Announcement + Commodities

Gold Steady on Flat USD, and FOMC Rate Policy Announcement + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Gold prices drifting in a narrow range Wednesday as investors awaited cues of the FOMC’s 2-day meeting, where policymakers are expected to raise interest rates for the 3rd time this year. Spot gold was up […]

Gold Flat on Firm USD, China Trade Tensions Continue + Commodities

Gold Flat on Firm USD, China Trade Tensions Continue + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Gold was steady Tuesday on US-China trade tensions after $200-B of tariffs came into effect, investors stay on the sidelines ahead of the FOMC policy meeting. Spot gold was barely changed at 1,198.28 oz by 0056 GMT. […]

Gold Down on From USD, as China Halts Trade Talks + Commodities

Gold Down on From USD, as China Halts Trade Talks + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Gold edged lower Monday, as USD held firm on news that China has cancelled trade talks with the United States, with the market also eyeing this week’s FOMC policy meeting for guidance on […]

Gold Prices Up, Easing Trade Concerns Soften USD + Commodities

Gold Prices Up, Easing Trade Concerns Soften USD + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $PALL, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT In Asia Asian stocks extended gains Friday thanks to Wall Street marking all-time highs, as investors believe that the latest exchange of tariffs between the United States and China may be less damaging than initially feared. […]

Gold Prices Steady, Trade Concerns Pressure USD + Commodities

Gold Prices Steady, Trade Concerns Pressure USD + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN,$WEAT In Asia Asian stocks followed global indexes higher Thursday, as investors took a less bearish view on the impact of the US-China trade war on markets, a sharp contrast to dim expectations economists had on US growth amid the […]

Gold Prices Up, as USD Eases + Commodities

Gold Prices Up, as USD Eases + Commodities $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $PLAT, $USO, $OIL, $SOY, $CORN,$WEAT  Gold prices edged up Wednesday, as the USD weakened despite another round of reciprocal tariffs in the US-China trade dispute. In focus 19 September 2018 Spot gold up 0.1 % to 1,199.18 oz by 0044 GMT US gold futures […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Saw 3 Losing Sessions Running as of Friday

Bitcoin (BTC) Saw 3 Losing Sessions Running as of Friday

Bitcoin (BTC) Saw 3 Losing Sessions Running as of Friday $BTCUSD Bitcoin cannot regain losses even after ‘Goldie’ denies calls it’s halting plans to open a crypto trading desk Fake News Digital currency markets saw another losing session, with most major coins in the Red late Friday. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,447.89, +36.11, or +0.5632%, as […]

President Trump, “not trilled” with Fed’s Raising Interest Rates

President Trump, “not trilled” with Fed’s Raising Interest Rates

President Trump, “not trilled” with Fed’s Raising Interest Rates $USD, $EUR Monday, US President Donald Trump said he is “not thrilled” with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates, plus he accused China and Europe of manipulating their respective currencies. President Trump rattled investors in July when he criticized the Fed’s monetary policy tightening, […]

President Trump, “China, EU ‘Manipulating Currencies'”

President Trump, “China, EU ‘Manipulating Currencies

President Trump, “China, EU ‘Manipulating Currencies’” President Donald Trump doubled down Friday morning on his plan to impose massive tariffs on China and the European Union, Tweeting that the United States should be on a “level playing field’’ with countries that have been “manipulating their currencies.” Trump also zeroed in on Canada in a 3rd […]

Bitcoin, (BTCUSD) LaSalle Street Professionals are in Charge

Bitcoin, (BTCUSD) LaSalle Street Professionals are in Charge

Bitcoin, (BTCUSD) LaSalle Street Professionals are in Charge $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Last last year when they were introduced, Bitcoin futures were expected to boost prices and demand for the cryptocurrency. Analysts are now suggesting otherwise. According to a recent report from well-known crypto markets analyst Tom Lee, Bitcoin futures are the cause of “gut wrenching” […]

Bitcoin Trading is Ranged in Here

Bitcoin Trading is Ranged in Here

Bitcoin Trading is Ranged in Here $BTCUSD,$ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin was the lone winner Wednesday, ending its recent skid. The #1 digital currency bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.56%  spent the last 24 hours trading on either side of $8,000 and last traded at: 7,675.1748,-213.79, or -2.71% as of of 5:45a BST, the market is open. Despite coming off a string of […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears $BTCUSD Daily Bitcoin is in the headlines, positive sentiment is intact, and the price is in an uptrend after its recent correction. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 11,324.9951, +29.9902, or +0.27%, at the close: 12:39p GMT Consider that 59% of last year’s ICO’s have failed or are failing, encouraging some triumphant “I […]

Blockchain Ventures to Achieve Mass Adoption Quickly

Blockchain Ventures to Achieve Mass Adoption Quickly

Blockchain Ventures to Achieve Mass Adoption Quickly Major industries adopting blockchain management Among the blockchain industry’s challenges, the Key issue has been achieving mainstream adoption of the disruptive technology. There is strong belief in the technology, as large enterprises and financial institutions are forging ahead with their respective projects. While most blockchain ventures are focused […]

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending $BTCUSD, $SBUX, $AMZN Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Chairman Howard Schultz has said in the past that retail was going to witness “a seismic change” in consumer behavior because of technology, most notably the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) effect and the explosion of e-Commerce. “I think if you look at […]

Blockchain Technology Will Deliver Full Transparency ‘Everywhere’

Blockchain Technology Will Deliver Full Transparency ‘Everywhere’

Blockchain Technology Will Deliver Full Transparency ‘Everywhere’ $BTCUSD We just attended the North American Bitcoin conference in beautiful Miami Florida. Over 4000 people attended. There were more millennial billionaires in one place then we’ll ever see again in my life. 30 plus companies/block chain purveyors presented at a cost of $20,000 per 15 minutes. Our […]

The Trump Stock Market Rally Defied the Naysayers in 2017

The Trump Stock Market Rally Defied the Naysayers in 2017

The Trump Stock Market Rally Defied the Naysayers in 2017 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Year 2017 was  full of surprises but market reactions defied conventional wisdom, leaving many a prognosticator 180 degrees out of phase.. Take the global economy; it was strong, yet bond yields went nowhere. NKorea threatened nuclear war, and volatility in US […]

Caution, “I Wouldn’t Touch Bitcoin, Risk of Collapse Too Big”

Caution, “I Wouldn’t Touch Bitcoin, Risk of Collapse Too Big”

Caution, “I Wouldn’t Touch Bitcoin, Risk of Collapse Too Big” $BTCUSD,$USB, $UBSH Over the past year, Bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency with no physical backing that can be sent electronically from one user to another, has risen in value more than 1,400%. Elliott Prechter, Head of Computer Analysis at Elliott Wave International, recommended Bitcoin to subscribers […]

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets The Data Show That Nearly 50% of ICO Investors are Europeans $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Nearly 50% of the cash that has poured into newly issued ICOs (cryptocurrencies) in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published Thursday showed. The report by Atomico, one of Europe’s […]

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens $BTCUSD The Big Q: Should central banks embrace cryptocurrencies, or even pioneer their own? The Big A: No. Cryptocurrencies aka crypto assets, are a new and unusual financial medium innovation, and to centralize them in a bureaucracy is wrong. However, the POBC, China’s central bank, says it is working to […]

Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive

Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive

 Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive $GLD, $BTCUSD. $AMZN, $GOOGL, $JPM Not all of the Crypto currencies will survive, it is still early in this game. As in the .Com era there were winners and losers then, will there be winners and losers now. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the front-runners now, recall that […]

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown $TECHY Just a few weeks after the PBOC banned fundraising through token launches and ordered some Bitcoin exchanges to shut, casting a chill over the cryptocurrency industry, Chinese traders say that the market is far from dead. While several exchanges announced that they will close Saturday, 30 October, traders have […]

Quick Profits On The Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD)

Quick Profits On The Chinese Yuan (CN¥) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (CNYUSD)

China’s yuan firmed slightly against the US dollar ahead of possibly tighter monetary policy at home if US interest rates rise this week. The market has turned its focus to the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting that starts later on, speculating that a hike in rates there will have a spillover effect on domestic money […]

Growth – Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD)

Growth – Hong Kong Dollar (HK$) ⇨ US Dollar ($) (HKDUSD)

The Hong Kong dollar strengthened against sterling as the British elections left no single party with a clear claim to power, sideswiping investors who had already weathered major risk events in the United States and Europe. While Hong Kong people may continue to take advantage of the weak pound for their travel, studies or even […]

US President Trump Not “Talking Down” the USD

US President Trump Not “Talking Down” the USD

US President Trump Not “Talking Down” the USD $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump is “absolutely not” trying to talk down the strength of the USD, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was quoted as saying Wednesday. Trump said last week in an interview with the WS-J that the dollar was “getting too strong,” and […]

US Dollar Notched a 14 yr High Pumping The Trump Rally

US Dollar Notched a 14 yr High Pumping The Trump Rally

US Dollar Notched a 14 yr High Pumping The Trump Rally $EURUSD,  $GBPUSD,  $USDCHF, $USDJPY The USD rose to a 14-year high against a basket of peer currencies Thursday after the Fed boosted the number of projected interest rate hikes for Y 2017, adding fuel to The Trump Rally and hammering the EM (emerging market) currencies. […]

Work From Home, Make a Good Living Trading

Work From Home, Make a Good Living Trading

Work From Home, Make a Good Living Trading Turn to Wall Street for a simplified life If you have spent any amount of time on social media you will see retail (civilian) stock traders extolling the life style of traveling around the world, staying at the nicest hotels and driving the supercars. I write about […]

Hillary’s Health Problems, a Stock Market “Landmine”

Hillary’s Health Problems, a Stock Market “Landmine”

Hillary’s Health Problems, a Stock Market “Landmine” Investors are nervous after Friday’s action, it was  the worst selloff in 3 months for equity and debt markets, and another stress to ponder after concerns over Hillary Clinton’s health flared up Sunday. The Democratic presidential nominee, whose polling edge over Donald Trump has soothed traders who fear […]

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, both the US stock and bond markets were in free-fall triggered by US Fed “Hawk Talk” early in the day. The S&P 500 Index dove 2% in its biggest drop since the Brexit vote, US Treasuries slumped, sending the yield on the […]

SGD Trading Outlook

SGD Trading Outlook

FOREX SGD/USD For 8/5/2016 the closing price was 1.3409. Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1.36. The projected upper bound is: 1.36. The projected lower bound is: 1.32. The projected closing price is: 1.34. […]

GBP Bulls maybe in trouble

GBP Bulls maybe in trouble

FOREX GBP/USD For 8/4/2016 the closing price was 1.3331. Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1.39. The projected lower bound is: 1.27. The projected closing price is: 1.33. Rex Takasugi – TD Profile Analysis of FOREX GBP= (GBP=)  as of 8/4/2016 […]

Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending $GLD, $SLV Gold has rallied strongly YTD with recent world events pushing it higher as anxious investors seek its safety and preservation of wealth and buying power. From Britain’s sudden exit from the EU, to the most contentious Presidential election seasons in US history, to ISIS terrorist attacks, the only […]