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  • Forex Trading Alert: USD Index Climbs to 100!

    March 12, 2015, 3:53 PM
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    Earlier today, the Commerce Department showed that retail sales fell 0.6% in the previous month, which was the third consecutive monthly decline. Additionally, core retail sales (without automobiles, gasoline and food) were flat following a 0.1% decline in January. Thanks to these disappointing numbers the USD Index declined from a fresh 2015 high, slipping under the barrier of 100. How did this drop affect the euro?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Extended Their Decline - New Downtrend Or Just A Correction?

    March 12, 2015, 8:02 AM
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    S&P 500 index accelerated its short-term downtrend on Tuesday as investors feared that the Fed will raise interest rates soon. Is holding short position still justified?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Another Breakdown Under $50

    March 11, 2015, 1:35 PM
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    On Tuesday, crude oil lost 2.54% as the combination of the EIA forecasts and a stronger U.S. dollar weighed on the price. In these circumstances, light crude declined under the previously-broken support line, approaching the mid-Feb lows. Will we see a rebound from here or a breakdown below them?

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Decline Continues

    March 10, 2015, 12:58 PM
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    Gold moved a little higher yesterday only to disappoint in the following part of the session. Gold stocks plunged without looking back. The decline continues – will it end soon?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Even More Overbought

    March 10, 2015, 12:37 PM

    We see Bitcoin moving into the direction of $300, which also coincides with the level of the late-January local top. Does this mean that we might see more significant action in the next couple of days?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Stronger Greenback Supports Oil Bears

    March 9, 2015, 3:49 PM

    On Friday, crude oil moved little higher supported by worries over supply disruptions in Libya and Iraq. Despite this improvement, the commodity reversed and declined sharply as a stronger U.S. dollar weighed on the price. Thanks to these circumstances, light crude lost 2.33% and closed the day below support levels. Where the commodity head next?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Uncertainty Following Friday's Decline - Will Downtrend Continue?

    March 9, 2015, 9:48 AM

    S&P 500 index broke down below recent consolidation. Is this a new downtrend or just a downward correction within last month's move up?

  • The Swiss Surprise

    March 9, 2015, 8:55 AM

    The Swiss National Bank removed the euro peg and introduced negative interest rates in January 2015. What are the possible consequences of the SNB’s move for the global economy and the gold market?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Still above $250

    March 6, 2015, 11:11 AM

    Yesterday, Bitcoin ended the day roughly where it had started it. The volume was not weak but not far lower than we used to see during major swings or reversals. Does this mean that a move up is about to unfold?

  • Crude Oil vs. Oil Stocks

    March 6, 2015, 10:25 AM

    The first week of a new month was quite good for oil bulls. Although we saw a drop the level of $49, the buyers didn’t give up and pushed the commodity to a weekly high of $52.40. At the same time oil stocks declined below important support levels. Does it mean that they became weaker in relation to crude oil? Will we see lower values of the XOI? If you want to know our take on these questions, we invite you to read our today's essay.

  • Forex Trading Alert: EUR/USD Hits Fresh Lows

    March 5, 2015, 1:49 PM

    Earlier today, EUR/USD extended losses, hitting a fresh 2015 low ahead of a European Central Bank meeting later in the day. Will today’s Mario Draghi commentary support or rather sink the common currency against the U.S. dollar? Before we know the answer to this question, it is worth to take a closer look at the technical picture of the exchange rate.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Gold Stocks Move Well Below Their 2013 Low

    March 5, 2015, 8:42 AM

    Precious metals declined once again and the HUI Index moved more visibly below its 2013 low. What are the implications?

  • Stock Trading Alert: More Uncertainty As Stocks Continue To Fluctuate Along Record Levels

    March 5, 2015, 7:39 AM

    S&P 500 index slightly extended its recent move down yesterday. Is this a new downtrend or just a quick pullback before another leg up?

  • Gold News Monitor: The LBMA Gold Price will replace the Gold Fixing Price

    March 4, 2015, 7:28 AM

    While we are waiting for the details on the ECB’s QE (will be published on Thursday) and the U.S. non-farm payroll report (will be revealed on Friday), it is worth analyzing a piece of news, which passed almost unnoticed. The long established London Gold Fix is going to be replaced by the new electronic LBMA price-discovery process on March 20th this year. Why do we believe that all gold investors should be aware of that fact?

  • Oil Trading Alert: More Of The Same – For Now

    March 4, 2015, 7:28 AM

    On Tuesday, crude oil gained 1.73% ahead of U.S. supply data. As a result, light crude closed the day above the level of $50, but did this increase change anything in the short-term picture?

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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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