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Free Trading Alerts: Gold, Silver, Crude Oil, Forex, Stocks & Bitcoin

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  • Stock Trading Alert: Negative Expectations Following Yesterday's Retreat

    August 20, 2015, 8:33 AM
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    S&P 500 index extends its medium-term fluctuations. Which direction is next? Is holding short position still justified?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Time for Reversal?

    August 19, 2015, 9:03 AM
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    On Tuesday, crude oil gained 1.17% as hopes that crude oil inventories could decline for a third consecutive week weighed on investors’ sentiment. Thanks to these circumstances, light crude bounced off its key support line, but will we see the commodity above $43 in near future?

  • Forex Trading Alert: Waiting for FED

    August 18, 2015, 7:40 AM
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    Earlier today, the U.S. currency moved little lower against major currencies as investors looked ahead to Wednesday’s minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting. Will they receive more clues about Fed’s plans to hike short-term interest rates? Before we know the answer to this question, let’s examine the current picture of EUR/USD, USD/JPY and USD/CHF.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil – Sinking or Rebounding?

    August 17, 2015, 2:24 PM
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    Although crude oil climbed above $43.50 on Friday, the combination of a stronger greenback and the Baker Hughes report pushed the commodity lower. As a result, light crude gained 1.28%, but closed the day below important resistance zone. What’s next?

  • Is Gold an Inflation Hedge?

    August 14, 2015, 9:13 AM
    Is Gold an ...

    The hedge against inflation is the traditional motive behind investment in gold. However, the hedge properties of gold are increasingly questioned, especially in the short-term. Is gold really an inflation hedge?

  • Forex Trading Alert: AUD/USD under Support Lines

    August 13, 2015, 12:56 PM
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    Earlier today, the Melbourne Institute showed that its inflation expectations for the next 12 months increased to 3.7%, which in combination with the turmoil caused by the devaluation of China's currency pushed the Australian dollar lower against its U.S. counterpart. As a result, AUD/USD slipped under support lines once again. Will we see fresh lows in the coming days?

  • China Devalues Yuan for Second Day

    August 12, 2015, 12:27 PM
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    Yesterday, China’s central bank devalued the yuan by a 1.9 percent, and today it further cut the reference rate by 1.6 percent. What does it mean for the global economy and the gold market?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Reverses – Was that THE Bottom?

    August 12, 2015, 12:24 PM
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    Crude oil declined yesterday, but the session was not without a rebound. In fact, the move higher continues also today as black gold is at almost $44. Have we just seen a major triple bottom in crude oil?

  • Gold & Silver Correlations for August 2015

    August 12, 2015, 11:14 AM
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    Correlation seems almost like a magical word. In fact, most people don’t have to use this term more often than a couple of times a year. In the world of investing, however, correlation is an important concept which has to do with how different assets move in relation to one another. In this article, we focus on the intuition behind the concept of correlation.

  • Gold Investment Demand 101

    August 7, 2015, 12:29 PM
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    In today’s article we present a few general remarks about investment demand for gold. We invite you to read it and learn what is the point of investing in gold, why doesn’t gold price have to rise all the time, what is the opportunity cost of investing in gold, and why the ceteris paribus assumption is widely used in gold investment analyses.

  • Forex Trading Alert: Stronger Euro, Weaker Greenback or Vice-versa?

    August 6, 2015, 7:23 AM
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    Although the Institute of Supply Management showed that its non-manufacturing PMI increased to 60.3 in July, beating analysts’ forecasts for a reading of 56.2, disappointing ADP report (which showed that non-farm private employment rose 185,000 last month, missing expectations for an increase of 215,000) weighed on investors’ sentiment and pushed the USD Index below 98. As a result, EUR/USD bounced off the short-term support, but will we see further improvement in the coming days?

  • Is Gold Doomed?

    August 4, 2015, 8:38 AM
    Is Gold Doomed?

    After gold declined to a 5-year low, the message is that gold is doomed. Is it really true?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil at Levels Not Seen Since March

    August 4, 2015, 8:28 AM
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    On Friday, crude oil declined sharply after news that production among OPEC members in July pushed supply at the oil cartel to its highest level in seven years. In this environment, light crude lost 3.45% and re-tested the Jul low. Where will oil bears take the commodity in the coming days?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Mixed Expectations As New Month Starts - Which Direction Is Next?

    August 3, 2015, 9:16 AM
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    S&P 500 index remains within a short-term consolidation, as it trades along the level of 2,100. Is holding short position still justified?

  • In Gold We Trust 2015

    July 31, 2015, 11:38 AM
    In Gold We ...

    Last month, the 2015 edition of the In Gold We Trust report was released. What can we learn from this publication?

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Aug Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

In the last edition of the Market Overview we analyzed the nature of gold and defined it as a global monetary asset rather than a commodity. Because of its nature, neither mining production nor industrial demand nor consumer demand nor central banks’ demand drives the gold price. In reality the casual relationship takes place in the opposite direction: the gold price affects these categories of demand. We concluded that the investment demand drives the gold prices, because only professional investors (not consumers) provoke a stable, sustainable rise (or decline) in the gold price. This time we will focus on the investment demand and its determinants.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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