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September 18, 2014, 10:11 AM
The central bank left interest rates unchanged and continued to cut the quantitative easing program, by another $10 billion a month, as was expected (all in all, nothing really surprising happened). In response, gold and mining stocks plunged and silver declined a little. Taking profits off the table and closing the very short-term long positions turned out to be a good idea as the sector declined visibly in the final part of the session. With the breakdown below the May lows being confirmed, will we see further weakness?
Stock Trading Alert: Investors Sentiment Improves As Indexes Get Closer To Highs – Will Uptrend Continue?September 18, 2014, 7:29 AM
S&P 500 got closer to its early September record high following FOMC’s Rate Decision release. Is holding short position justified?
September 17, 2014, 1:05 PM
On Tuesday, crude oil moved higher after news that the OPEC could cut its production target for next year. Additionally, fresh fighting in Libya also supported the price. As a result, light crude gained 2.07% and broke above the key resistance line. Is it enough to trigger further rally?
September 16, 2014, 3:04 PM
In the minutes of the last policy meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia sustained its decision to keep interest rates on hold for an extended period of time. As a result, the Australian dollar declined against its U.S. counterpart and reached its lowest level since mid-March. Despite this drop, AUD/USD rebounded later in the day and erased over 20% of the recent declines. Is it time for a rebound?
September 16, 2014, 5:31 AM
In 2013 gold lost 30% of its value. In 2014 yellow metal has made an impressive comeback, which was attributed to the geopolitical concerns. How the geopolitical risks affect the gold market?
September 15, 2014, 1:04 PM
On Friday, crude oil lost 1% as a stronger greenback in combination with ongoing worries that global supply is plentiful weighed on the price. Because of these circumstances, light crude reversed and erased some of Thursday’s gains. Did this move change anything in the short-term perspective?
September 15, 2014, 7:05 AM
Stocks extend their fluctuations as investors take some profits. Will uptrend continue? Or is it due for a correction?
September 12, 2014, 1:16 PM
S&P 500 remains slightly below its all-time high as investors continue to hesitate. Is this a topping consolidation or just a flat correction within long-term uptrend?
September 11, 2014, 1:38 PM
Earlier today, the Labor Department showed that initial claims for jobless benefits rose by 11,000 in the week ended September 6 to the highest level since late June, while analysts had expected a 4,000 drop. Thanks to these disappointing numbers, U.S. dollar moved lower against its Canadian counterpart, but did this move change anything?
September 11, 2014, 9:16 AM
S&P 500 remains close to the level of 2,000, less than 1% below all-time high. Is holding speculative short position still justified?
September 10, 2014, 1:31 PM
Yesterday, the price of light crude bounced off an eight-month low and climbed to almost $94 per barrel, supported by expectations that the EIA weekly report will show another drop in crude oil supplies. Despite this increase, a stronger U.S. dollar limited the rally and light crude reversed. As it turned out, today’s government data disappointed market participants and the commodity hit a fresh multi-month low. What’s next? Is it possible that the gold-to-oil ratio will give us some interesting clues? If you want to know our take on these questions, we invite you to read our today's essay.
September 8, 2014, 8:43 AM
On Friday, crude oil lost 1.22% as disappointing jobs report and ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists weighed on the price. As a result, light crude extended losses and approached the recent lows. Will we see a test of the strength of the Jan low in the coming days?
September 8, 2014, 8:18 AM
S&P 500 remains close to its all-time high and above the level of 2,000 as investors neglect worse-than-expected economic data announcements. Will uptrend continue?
September 5, 2014, 3:17 PM
We saw a great deal of activity yesterday. Bitcoin shot up to almost $500 before settling at a lower level around $485. The volume was relatively significant, particularly compared with the previous days. The events we saw yesterday may have been influenced by the ECB and its announcement of further interest rate cuts and new asset purchase programs. Will yesterday's move up have a lasting effect on the market?
September 5, 2014, 12:47 PM
Even though gold didn’t react in a big way to Mario Draghi’s comments, a lot happened in the precious metals market yesterday. We finally saw a breakdown in mining stocks and we saw an extreme daily rally in the USD Index. As you know, the USD Index very often triggers significant moves in gold. Even though the last 2 days didn’t bring any changes, the situation has just become very tense for precious metals investors and traders. What are the implications for your precious metals investments and trades?
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