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  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin in Potentially Volatile Territory

    May 26, 2015, 9:09 AM
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    There was depreciation yesterday and on increased volume. Does this mean that the big move has already started? We offer our view on the situation in the Bitcoin market.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Stochastic Signals

    May 26, 2015, 8:01 AM
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    The Stochastic indicator is quite a popular tool for commodity traders (including those interested in trading crude oil and precious metals) and it is not without a reason. This indicator has proven itself many times as something that can really indicate the next move in the market – however, it has to be applied carefully, as not all ways in which it works are really profitable. We have just seen 2 signals from this important indicator – one bullish (based on daily closing prices) and one bearish (based on weekly closing prices). Which should one focus on?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Declines Might Come

    May 22, 2015, 11:36 AM
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    We didn’t see much action yesterday. Bitcoin moved up slightly but the volume wasn't very significant. What does this mean for Bitcoin traders?

  • Gold and Recessions

    May 22, 2015, 6:14 AM
    Gold and Recessions

    How does gold perform during recessions? Does it behave well as investment demand increases or rather badly, because of the drop in consumer demand in times of weak economic activity?

  • Stock Trading Alert: More Uncertainty Following Recent Rally - Which Direction Is Next?

    May 21, 2015, 7:58 AM
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    S&P 500 index continues to trade along record highs. Is this a topping consolidation or just another flat correction?

  • Gold News Monitor: FOMC Minutes Preview

    May 20, 2015, 11:14 AM
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    The Federal Reserve is due to release the minutes from their latest meeting in April. What can we expect from them and how can they affect the gold market?

  • Forex Trading Alert: EUR/USD – Third Time Lucky

    May 19, 2015, 12:48 PM
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    Earlier today, the U.S. Commerce Department reported that the number of building permits issued last month increased by 10.1%, beating analysts’ expectations for a 2.2% rise. On top of that, the report also showed that U.S. housing starts soared by 20.2% in the previous month, beating forecasts for an increase of 9.9%. Thanks to these bullish numbers EUR/USD broke below important support line. How low could the exchange rate go in the coming days?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Is Bitcoin Slowly Tipping Over?

    May 19, 2015, 11:44 AM
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    Yesterday, we saw a move down, not by much but visible nonetheless. The volume was up from the day before. The move was not really very significant on its own but it might hold some clues for traders. What kind of clues?

  • Gold News Monitor: U.S. Industrial Production Declines in April

    May 18, 2015, 4:47 PM
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    The end of the past week was full of important economic news, such as April U.S. Industrial Production. What do these new pieces of information tell us about the U.S. economy and how can they affect the gold market?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Drops to Neck Line

    May 18, 2015, 4:44 PM
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    On Friday, crude oil gained 0.49% as a weaker greenback supported the price. As a result, light crude bounced off the neck line of a bearish formation. Will we see further improvement in the coming days?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Fluctuate Following Recent Rally - Topping Action Or Just A Flat Correction?

    May 18, 2015, 7:17 AM
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    S&P 500 index remains close to its late April all-time high. Is holding short position still justified?

  • Global Liquidity and Gold

    May 15, 2015, 2:45 PM
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    The BIS and the IMF are warning against global liquidity shock. Market liquidity is structurally lower now than it was in the past, so if the pace and scale of Fed’s tightening are not correctly anticipated by the investors, the possible Fed’s hike could trigger a sell-off in the bond markets similar to the U.S. bond crash in 1994. What are the possible consequences of such shock for the gold market?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Is Bitcoin to Slump Now?

    May 15, 2015, 11:44 AM
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    We didn’t see much action yesterday. Bitcoin remained below $250, the action was not violent and the volume wasn’t really high. Does this mean that Bitcoin has become boring? Not necessarily. In this alert, we explain why it might not be boring after all.

  • Forex Trading Alert: USD/CAD Drops to Long-term Support

    May 14, 2015, 2:03 PM
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    Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Labor showed that the number of initial jobless claims in the week ending May 9, dropped by 1,000 (beating analysts’ expectations for a 10,000 gain), but yesterday’s disappointing data continued to weigh on investors’ sentiment. In this environment, the USD Index extended declines, which pushed USD/CAD to a fresh four month low and the long-term support line. Will it encourage currency bulls to act in the coming days?

  • Stock Trading Alert: More Uncertainty As Stocks Go Sideways - Will Uptrend Continue?

    May 14, 2015, 9:47 AM
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    S&P 500 index extends its consolidation, as it fluctuates along the level of 2,100. Which direction is next?

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May Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

Last month a lot of negative data on the global economy was brought to light. We have already suggested in the Gold News Monitor that weak worldwide trade indicates a coming global slowdown. It is time we shared more details and in this edition of Market Overview we analyze whether the global economy is coming into recession and what it would mean for the U.S. economy (is it really decoupling from the other economies?) and the gold market.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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