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  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Might Move Lower

    January 30, 2015, 11:46 AM

    The situation in the Bitcoin market remains quite interesting and the current developments seem to point to a possible move in the crptocurrency. Which way might Bitcoin move? Read to learn our opinion.

  • US Labor Market - Strong or Weak?

    January 30, 2015, 7:35 AM

    The U.S. weekly jobless claims dropped from 308,000 to 265,000, the lowest level since April 2000. This could be negative news for gold prices.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Suffered Some Further Losses Following FOMC Decision Release

    January 29, 2015, 9:10 AM

    Is it a new downtrend or just a retracement within medium-term consolidation? S&P 500 index extended its short-term downtrend yesterday, as it moved closer to the level of 2,000.

  • After FOMC Meeting

    January 29, 2015, 7:06 AM

    As we expected yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) remained patient about future interest rate hikes. Should investors be worried?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Oil Bulls vs. Resistance Zone

    January 28, 2015, 1:22 PM

    On Tuesday, crude oil gained 1.55% after mixed U.S. data weakened the greenback. As a result, light crude climbed above $46, but the nearest resistance still keeps gains in check. Will we see higher values of the commodity in the coming days?

  • Waiting for the Fed’s Decision

    January 28, 2015, 4:52 AM

    On Monday investors looked at Greece. Now, their eyes are on the FOMC's meeting, which started yesterday and will last until today. Investors await the Fed's statement and the outlook for the global economy after the European and Swiss central banks' recent actions.

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Tense Days Ahead

    January 27, 2015, 1:25 PM

    We saw very significant appreciation yesterday. The volume shot up. This was the highest level of volume since the violent rebound of Jan. 15 and Bitcoin hit a high of over $300. Today, the currency has gone down relatively significantly. This looks like a very important move. Is it, in our opinion?

  • Forex Trading Alert: AUD/USD – Invalidation of Breakdown

    January 27, 2015, 12:35 PM

    Earlier today, the U.S. Commerce Department showed that total durable goods orders dropped 3.4% last month, missing expectations for a gain of 0.5%, while core durable goods orders (without volatile transportation items) dropped by 0.8% in the previous month, disappointing forecasts for a 0.6% gain. Thanks to these numbers, AUD/USD extended gains, invalidating a breakdown below an important support level. Is it enough to trigger further rally?

  • Greek elections and Gold

    January 26, 2015, 2:20 PM

    Today’s hot news is the Greek elections. Syriza, a radical leftist and anti-austerity party, has won the Greece’s Greek general elections. In this article we discuss the implications for the global economy and for the gold market.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Is the Rally in Gold Over?

    January 26, 2015, 11:21 AM

    Gold’s rally took place along with the U.S. dollar’s rally and this was encouraging for gold bulls, but gold’s reaction after the 1,140 billion euro QE program was announced was very disappointing. Is the rally over and will the gold market plunge once again?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Fluctuate Following Recent Move Up As Investors Take Some Short-Term Profits

    January 26, 2015, 8:53 AM

    S&P 500 index remains within three-month long consolidation. Which direction is next?

  • What Would an Emerging Markets Crisis Mean for the U.S. Dollar and Gold?

    January 26, 2015, 8:14 AM

    The falling commodity prices may be the canary in the coalmine. The gold is not like other commodities; however, its behavior depends strongly on the U.S. dollar. What are the prospects for the greenback? Will the current cycle of Fed’s relative tightening (compared to BoJ and ECB) and the unwinding of the emerging markets carry trade lead to the next Asian crisis? Should we expect another Russian crisis? What would such scenarios mean for the gold market?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Rebound Might Be Coming to an End

    January 23, 2015, 12:34 PM

    We saw yet another day of appreciation yesterday. This was on increased volume but not by very much compared with the day before. Does this suggest that Bitcoin might go up further or are there indications that lower prices are to be seen?

  • European QE, Gold and the Swiss Franc

    January 22, 2015, 4:22 PM

    The beginning of the 2015 abounded in extremely important central banks’ actions: the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) decision to abolish the exchange-rate floor and introduction of quantitative easing by the European Central Bank’s (ECB). What these events imply for the global economy and the gold market?

  • Forex Trading Alert: Europe In Focus

    January 22, 2015, 11:12 AM

    Earlier today, the European Central Bank launched its large-scale buying of government bonds, a policy known as quantitative easing program. ECB will purchase €60 billion per month, starting in March and continuing until late 2016. Additionally, ECB kept its main lending rate unchanged at 0.05% and a separate rate on overnight bank deposits stored with the central bank at minus 0.2%, which means that banks will have to pay a fee to keep surplus funds at the ECB. In these circumstances, EUR/USD declined sharply, approaching the recent low. What’s next?

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Jan Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

Is gold a hedge that rallies when stocks are falling or is gold now a risk-on / risk-off asset just like the stock market? Gold’s performance through business cycles has always been an important issue, but with tumbling crude oil prices in a freefall, it’s become very timely.
The decline in crude oil prices has more implications than most investors think – there is even a very important, yet overlooked link to the part of the bond market.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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