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  • Forex Trading Alert: USD/JPY Pauses Rally

    March 3, 2015, 2:19 PM

    Although USD/JPY moved higher earlier today, Etsuro Honda’s (an economic adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe) commentary about implementing additional monetary easing measures by the Bank of Japan triggered a reversal and pushed the greenback lower. As a result, the exchange rate paused its rally slightly below the key resistance zone. Where it head next? North or south?

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Gold and Miners Decline Together Too

    March 3, 2015, 7:48 AM

    Gold stocks erased the gains of the previous days during yesterday’s session alone and gold declined visibly as well. Is their and gold’s rally over?

  • Gold News Monitor: China Cuts Interest Rate

    March 2, 2015, 8:21 AM

    After Greece, it is time to move to the Far East. China’s central bank has cut its benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point to, respectively, 2.5 percent and 5.35 percent. How can it affect the gold market?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Fluctuate Along Record Highs - Which Direction Is Next?

    March 2, 2015, 8:05 AM

    S&P 500 index extended its short-term move down on Friday. Is this a new downtrend or just a quick pull-back?

  • Greece’s Crisis, Again

    February 27, 2015, 12:23 PM

    A few days after launching the European QE, investors’ attention moved from Frankfurt to Athens, where Syriza triumphed in general elections. The new government opposed an extension of the bailout program that is about to end on February 28 under the bailout terms being in force at that time. The deal was eventually reached, however, the February agreement was only a means of buying four months. What are the possible consequences of the Grexit for the global economy and gold market?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Fluctuate Following Month-Long Rally - Will It Continue?

    February 27, 2015, 6:02 AM

    S&P 500 index retraced some of its recent gains as investors took profits off the table. Is holding short position still justified?

  • Gold News Monitor: Yellen’s Questions and Answers Sessions

    February 26, 2015, 7:52 AM

    As we have already reported, Janet Yellen testified two days ago to the Senate Banking Committee. Yesterday the Fed’s chair submitted identical remarks to the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives. What we want to analyze today are, thus, her question-and-answer sessions from these two days and their implications for the gold market.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Under Support

    February 25, 2015, 1:51 PM

    On Tuesday, crude oil lost 0.45% as ongoing worries over a supply glut in the U.S. pushed the price down. In this way, light crude slipped below its key support line and closed the day below it. Does it mean that lower values of the commodity are still ahead us?

  • Forex Trading Alert: GBP/USD – At Crossroads

    February 24, 2015, 2:14 PM

    Although GBP/USD moved lower at the end of the previous week, the exchange rate rebounded sharply yesterday, erasing earlier losses and approaching the Feb high. Will we see the pair above 1.5500 in the coming days?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Might Stay below $250

    February 24, 2015, 10:42 AM

    Yesterday, we saw appreciation but one of a very modest nature. The volume was down but not by much and it was overall relatively moderate. Does this mean that Bitcoin is stuck where it is?

  • The Future of Russia and Gold

    February 23, 2015, 2:58 PM

    Russia is entering into a full-blown financial crisis with banks and companies’ defaults. In our interconnected global economy, Russia’s financial instability can affect other markets. What could the wounded eastern bear really mean to the Western economies and gold market?

  • Stock Trading Alert: New Record High - Will Uptrend Extend Even Further?

    February 23, 2015, 7:48 AM

    S&P 500 index has reached new all-time high above the level of 2,100. Is holding short position still justified?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Fundamental Factors Continued to Weight

    February 23, 2015, 7:36 AM

    On Friday, crude oil lost 2.72% as slowing cuts to rig counts and historically high U.S. supplies weighed on the price. In these circumstances, light crude declined, invalidating earlier breakout above the resistance levels. Does it mean that we’ll see crude oil below $50 in the coming days?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Drifting Toward Depreciation

    February 20, 2015, 11:26 AM

    Yesterday went up but definitely not strongly. Particularly not in terms of volume which was lower than on the day before. Taking into account the appreciation we've seen today, what is the picture for the short term?

  • Forex Trading Alert: USD/CHF Extends Rally – For Now

    February 19, 2015, 1:30 PM

    Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number of initial jobless claims in the week ending February 14 dropped by 21,000, beating analysts’ expectations for a fall by 11,000. Thanks to these bullish numbers, USD/CHF extended rally, but how much more room for further gains does the exchange rate have?

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Mar Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

A lot has been going on in Europe in the first two months of 2015. Swiss National Bank removed the peg of 1.20 francs per euro, European Central Bank announced the QE program, radical left-wing Syriza won the elections in Greece, shortly thereafter Sweden cut its key interest rate, S&P downgraded Russia’s credit rating to junk status, and the conflict in Ukraine continued.
These are the key events that are likely to drive the price of gold in the following months - be sure to be aware of their impact.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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