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  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Pause at $500. Is It Temporary?

    March 28, 2014, 12:30 PM

    Bitcoin lost more than 15% yesterday. The volume was the heaviest since early days of the month. Importantly, Bitcoin broke below the $500 level. The situation at the close yesterday was extremely bearish. Is it still so now? Read this alert to learn our view on that matter.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: From Bearish to More Bearish

    March 27, 2014, 4:15 PM

    The decline in the precious metals sector continues, as indicated in the previous alerts. Gold, silver and mining stocks have declined once again and appear to be headed lower also today. Did yesterday’s price action change anything?

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Moves Higher After Solid Economic Data

    March 27, 2014, 4:14 PM

    The U.S. currency moved higher after data showed that U.S. jobless claims declined by 10,000 (while analysts had expected an increase of 4,000) and fell to the lowest level since late November last week. Additionally, official data showed that U.S. economic fourth quarter growth was revised up to 2.6% from a preliminary estimate of 2.4%. What impact did it have on major currency pairs? What is their current outlook? If you want to know our take on this question, we invite you to read our today's Forex Trading Alert.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Sentiment worsens as indexes move down within recent trading range

    March 27, 2014, 9:12 AM

    S&P500 extends month-long consolidation. No clear short-term direction as investors await economic data announcements, quarter-end.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Still Below $100

    March 26, 2014, 8:00 AM

    On Tuesday, crude oil lost 0.21% on continued concerns over a slowdown in China and weakness in the U.S. housing sector. Because of these circumstances, light crude erased earlier gains and declined below the psychological barrier of $100 per barrel once again.

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Remains Steady

    March 25, 2014, 3:25 PM

    Earlier today, the U.S. currency moved higher after the Conference Board showed that its index of consumer confidence climbed to 82.3 in March (the highest level since January 2008). Despite this positive data, the greenback reversed after the Commerce Department reported that new home sales fell by 3.3% in February to the weakest level since last September, suggesting continued weakness in the housing sector. What impact did it have on major currency pairs? What is their current outlook? If you want to know our take on this question, we invite you to read our today's Forex Trading Alert.

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: False Turnaround?

    March 25, 2014, 3:23 PM

    Yesterday saw a reversal on relatively strong volume. The currency went up and the action seemed very bullish but Bitcoin failed to close above $600. Is this reversal the real deal or just a pause in the decline? Read this alert to get to know our opinion.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Confirmation of a Breakdown

    March 24, 2014, 4:51 PM

    Friday was generally a calm day in the precious metals market and for the currency indices. The initial moves higher (in the early part of the session) were mostly invalidated later on and overall not much changed at the first sight. On second look, the lack of rally confirmed the breakdown in mining stocks. What's next?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks continue to fluctuate as investors react to mixed news

    March 24, 2014, 8:54 AM

    S&P 500 slipped after reaching new all-time high. Indexes extend few week long consolidation.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Still Remains Below Important Resistance

    March 24, 2014, 8:51 AM

    On Friday, crude oil gained 0.95% as concerns about economic sanctions against Russia weighted on the price. In this way, light crude climbed above $100 for the first time since March 11. Despite this increase, crude oil gave up the gains in the following hours and finished the day below this important barrier once again.

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Move below $600 Continues

    March 21, 2014, 3:04 PM

    Yesterday Bitcoin slipped below $600 and closed the day below that level. This is an important piece of information since this was the first daily close below $600 since Mar. 2. The short-term outlook became more bearish than not. Taking today's action into account, is the short-term outlook bearish enough to justify opening short positions in our opinion?

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Extends Gains After Jobless Claims Data

    March 20, 2014, 5:07 PM

    The U.S. dollar moved higher against major currency pairs after better-than-expected initial jobless claims data. Earlier today, the Department of Labor showed in its report that initial claims for jobless benefits in the week ending March 15 rose by 5,000 to 320,000 from the previous week’s total of 315,000 000, while analysts had expected an increase of 10,000. What impact did it have on major currency pairs? What is their current outlook? If you want to know our take on this question, we invite you to read our today's Forex Trading Alert.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: First Breakdown

    March 20, 2014, 5:02 PM

    The dollar’s rally and the precious metals’ decline were seen right after comments from the Fed about the planned $10 billion cut in asset purchases. They will now amount to “only” $55 billion per month.

    The dollar’s rally and the precious metals’ decline had already been seen in the charts and the Fed comments served as a catalyst. The situation in gold and mining stocks had already been overbought on a short-term basis, so a decline here might not have changed anything… But it actually has - just not for all the parts of the precious metals sector. The situation is complex but we think it provides us with a potentially profitable opportunity.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks extend short-term consolidation following FOMC statement release

    March 20, 2014, 10:05 AM

    Stocks extend short-term consolidation following FOMC statement release

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Remains In Consolidation

    March 19, 2014, 8:01 AM

    On Tuesday, crude oil gained 1.60% after an information that a pipeline connecting Oklahoma storage with Gulf Coast refineries will be open sooner than previously expected. Thanks to this news, light crude rebounded, finishing the day above $99 per barrel.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: PMs Decline on Huge Volume

    March 18, 2014, 1:05 PM

    Gold, silver and mining stocks declined yesterday. Even though the key support lines were not broken, we saw some invalidations of the previous breakouts, which invalidations were bearish signs on their own. How much did that change? How does it relate to the situation in Ukraine and the outcome of the referendum and what everyone's doing about it? The situation is complex, but in our opinion there's a way to position oneself in this environment.

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Rebounds Slightly

    March 18, 2014, 1:00 PM

    Earlier today, the U.S. dollar increased against the British pound to nearly five-week high after U.S. economic data, which showed that the number of building permits issued in the U.S. rose to a four-month high in February, rebounding after a sharp drop in January. What impact did it have on major currency pairs? If you want to know our take on this question, we invite you to read our today's Forex Trading Alert.

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Tension Building Up in the Bitcoin Market

    March 18, 2014, 12:40 PM

    The move down has picked up in the last two days. Yesterday, Bitcoin was down, a second day of increasing volume. Overall, yesterday there was more action than during the preceding days. Today, the volume is even higher. Is this enough to support short positions? Read this alert to learn our opinion.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Still Remains Below $100

    March 17, 2014, 2:49 PM

    On Friday, crude oil gained 0.78% as Sunday's closely-watched referendum in Ukraine’s Crimea region and the IEA forecast weighted on the price. Thanks to these circumstances, light crude extended gains and closed the day slightly above $99 per barrel. Despite this growth, crude oil lost 3.56% in the previous week and this was the second weekly loss in nine weeks.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Uncertainty following recent decline

    March 17, 2014, 10:11 AM

    Stocks set to rebound after last week’s decline. Short-term downtrend reversal or just an upward correction?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Trading Flat but Not Flatlined for Good

    March 14, 2014, 3:33 PM

    The price divergence between BitStamp and BTC-e seems to be over. On the other hand, the changes in volume levels differ on either exchange. Does this have any short-term implications at the moment? Read this alert to get to know our opinion.

  • Can Gold and Interest Rates Move Higher at the Same Time?

    March 14, 2014, 8:31 AM

    Some time ago we read predictions that if you expected gold to come closer to $2,000 per ounce, then you should see interest rates coming under the one percent level first.

    Is this really the case? Is the relationship between gold and interest rates really carved in stone?

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Gains After Initial Jobless Claims Data

    March 13, 2014, 3:01 PM

    The U.S. dollar rebounded from a fresh 2014 low after stronger-than-expected data on U.S. retail sales and initial jobless claims. The Commerce Department reported that retail sales rose 0.3% in February (above expectations for an increase of 0.2%), while the Department of Labor showed in its report that initial claims for jobless benefits decreased by 9,000 (while analysts had expected an increase of 6,000) to a three month low of 315,000 last week. What impact did it have on major currency pairs? If you want to know our take on this question, we invite you to read our today's Forex Trading Alert.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks extend consolidation as investors hesitate

    March 13, 2014, 1:30 PM

    Indexes continue sideways trend. S&P 500 still close to last week’s all-time high.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Extends Losses

    March 13, 2014, 7:14 AM

    On Wednesday, crude oil lost 1.46% after the EIA showed in its weekly report a much larger-than-expected build in domestic stockpiles. An additional bearish factor which pushed the price lower was an announcement that the U.S. government plans to sell oil from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Thanks to this news, light crude dropped to its lowest level since Feb.7, finishing the day slightly above $98 per barrel.

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