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  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Is a Move below $350 Underway?

    November 21, 2014, 11:50 AM

    We saw a significant move down yesterday. The move brought Bitcoin down to $350. The volume was up and so the depreciation seemed quite important. Was it?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Extend Fluctuations As Investors Remain Uncertain – Which Direction Is Next?

    November 20, 2014, 7:12 AM

    S&P 500 index remains close to its all-time high as it trades slightly below the level of 2,050. Is holding short position justified?

  • Oil Trading Alert: What's Next For Crude Oil?

    November 19, 2014, 11:26 AM

    On Tuesday, crude oil lost 1.67% as ongoing speculation the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will not cut output continued to weigh on the price. As a result, the commodity extended losses and approached the key support line. Will light crude finally rebound from here?

  • Why gold and U.S. dollar do not always move inversely?

    November 19, 2014, 6:03 AM

    The strength (or weakness) in the U.S. dollar is one of the most important drivers of price of gold. However, this is not always true and there are times when they rise or fall simultaneously. The traditional inverse relationship broke down, for instance at the turn of the 2008 and 2009 or during the two year period of 1978-1980. Why do such situations occur and what do these cases mean for gold investors?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Did We Just See an Important Slump?

    November 18, 2014, 2:38 PM

    Yesterday, we saw Bitcoin fluctuate above and below $400 only to end the day more or less where it had started it. Today, the move has been to the downside. Is it time to go short?

  • Forex Trading Alert: How High Could USD/JPY Go?

    November 18, 2014, 8:57 AM

    Yesterday, official data showed that annualized Japan’s gross domestic product dropped by 1.6% in the third quarter, missing economists‘ forecast of a 2.3% growth and following a 7.3% drop in the second quarter, which puts the country in a recession. In these circumstances USD/JPY extended gains and hit a fresh multi-year high of 117.04. How high could the exchange rate go?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Are Crude Oil’s Bears Over?

    November 17, 2014, 1:03 PM

    Although crude oil hit a fresh four-year low on Friday, the commodity rebounded sharply as upbeat U.S. data and speculations that OPEC countries may consider cutting output supported the price. As a result, light crude closed the day above $75 and invalidated the breakdown below important support lines. Is it enough to trigger a trend reversal?

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: How High Will Gold Go?

    November 17, 2014, 7:50 AM

    Gold moved substantially higher on Friday and the volume was huge. The session was both significant and bullish, but the question remains if such show of strength can be a start of the next big move. As we promised in Friday’s second alert, we analyzed the situation thoroughly over the weekend and are reporting to you today.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Indexes Fluctuate Along Record Levels – Will Uptrend Continue?

    November 17, 2014, 7:03 AM

    S&P 500 index remained virtually flat as it extended short-term consolidation. Is holding short position justified?

  • Forex Trading Alert: USD/JPY Takes Breather

    November 13, 2014, 1:42 PM

    Earlier today, the Labor Department reported that the initial jobless claims in the week ending November 8 increased by 12,000, missing analysts expectations for a 4,000 rise. Although these disappointing numbers pushed the greenback lower against major currencies, USD/JPY still remains in a consolidation. Is this a sign of strength?

  • Sunshine Profits’ Take on the Swiss Gold Referendum

    November 13, 2014, 11:06 AM

    We have recently been asked to comment on the upcoming referendum in Switzerland on gold. In particular, we were asked if this could be the turning point for the gold (and other precious metals) market that has been declining for more than 2 years now. The simple law of supply and demand dictates that when the demand for something increases, its price should go up. However, things are rarely simple in the financial markets and it’s definitely not simple in case of gold. Will this be the start of a domino effect and escalation of gold price? We invite you to read today's article with our reply.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Uncertainty Following Recent Move Up – Will Uptrend Extend Even Further?

    November 13, 2014, 7:11 AM

    S&P 500 index remains close to Tuesday’s all-time high as it fluctuates along the level of 2,040. Is holding short position justified?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Sinking Or Rebounding?

    November 12, 2014, 11:01 AM

    Although crude oil moved lower after the market’s open, the commodity erased losses later in the day, hitting an intraday high of $78.04 as concerns over the situation in Libya supported the price. In this way, light crude gained 0.45% and bounced off the recent lows. Will we see a post double-bottom rally in the coming days?

  • The Negative Relationship Between Gold and the U.S. Dollar

    November 10, 2014, 2:22 PM

    There are strong reasons to claim that the relationship between the U.S. dollar and the yellow metal is negative. The appreciation of the U.S. dollar from 1980 to 1985 was accompanied by a decline in gold prices, while strong depreciation in the U.S. dollar from 1985 to 1987 was associated with an increase in yellow metal price. Similarly, a period of rise in the U.S. Dollar Index from 1988 to 2002 coincided with declining or flat prices of gold, while the depreciation in the U.S. Dollar from 2002 to 2008 was accompanied by the bull market in gold. Why does this correlation hold?

  • Oil Trading Alert: What’s New For Crude Oil?

    November 10, 2014, 1:38 PM

    On Friday, crude oil gained 0.77% as a weaker dollar and concerns over the situation in Ukraine pushed the price higher. As a result, light crude approached the previously-broken barrier of $80. Is this a sign of strength or the last stop before new lows?

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