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

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  • How Do the Gold ETFs Really Work?

    April 15, 2016, 8:18 AM
    How Do the ...

    The gold ETFs’ operations are not very well understood. We invite you to read our today’s article presenting the gold ETFs’ mechanics and find out how they really work.

  • Forex Trading Alert: AUD/USD – Currency Bulls Don’t Give Up

    April 14, 2016, 10:03 AM
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    Although the U.S. Department of Labor showed that the number of initial jobless claims in the week ending April 9 decreased by 13,000 (beating expectations for a rise), the U.S. consumer price index and core CPI (without food and energy) disappointed market participants, missing analysts’ forecasts. Thanks to these mixed numbers, the USD Index gave up some gains and slipped under the level of 95. What impact did this move have on the euro, pound and Australian dollar?

  • March Retail Sales and Gold

    April 14, 2016, 8:03 AM
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    Americans purchased fewer goods and services at retail stores in March. What does it imply for the gold market?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Continue Their Rally As Investors Remain Bullish Ahead Of Earnings Releases

    April 14, 2016, 6:35 AM
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    S&P 500 index continued its two-month long uptrend yesterday, as investors reacted to economic data, quarterly corporate earnings releases. Will this uptrend extend towards last year's all-time high? Is holding short position still justified?

  • Zero Growth in Q1 2016 and Gold

    April 13, 2016, 9:12 AM
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    On Friday, the GDPNow model forecast of real GDP growth for the first quarter of 2016 decreased to 0.1 percent from 0.4 percent. What does it mean for the gold market?

  • Forex Trading Alert: EUR/USD Is Sending Currency Bears Message

    April 13, 2016, 7:13 AM
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    Earlier today, official data showed that euro zone industrial production declined by 0.8% in Feb (month-on-month), missing analysts’ forecasts. Additionally, industrial production (year to year) rose less-than-expected in Feb, which pushed the euro lower against the greenback. As a result, EUR/USD declined under the Feb high, invalidating earlier breakout. How low could the exchange go in the coming days?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin in Tight Range

    April 12, 2016, 7:16 AM
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    Bitcoin has remained flat for the last couple of weeks. Our take is that the next move might be pretty volatile.

  • Oil Stocks - For the Bulls or Bears?

    April 11, 2016, 12:07 PM
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    In the previous month, crude oil extended gains and climbed above the barrier of $40. Despite this improvement, the combination of resistance levels encouraged oil bears to act, which resulted in erasing 40% of the previous upward move. What happened at the same time with oil stocks? What’s next for the XOI?

  • Gold in a World of Negative Interest Rates

    April 11, 2016, 10:04 AM
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    Last week, we covered three important reports about the gold market. Today, we would like to discuss yet another publication. On March 31, the World Gold Council (WGC) released a market update entitled “Gold in a world of negative interest rates”. What are the main conclusions of the report?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Will Barrier of $40 Stop Oil Bulls?

    April 11, 2016, 7:09 AM
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    On Friday, crude oil extended gains as renewed hopes for output freeze in combination with the closure of the Keystone pipeline and Baker Hughes report supported the price. In this environment, light crude climbed to the barrier of $40, invalidating earlier breakdown under medium-term support/resistance line. What’s next for the commodity?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Still No Clear Short-Term Direction As Investors Await Quarterly Earnings Releases

    April 11, 2016, 6:03 AM
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    S&P 500 index extended its short-term fluctuations on Friday, as it remained close to the level of 2,050. Is this just a flat correction within two-month long uptrend or some topping pattern before downward reversal?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Volatility Deceptively Low

    April 8, 2016, 11:41 AM
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    We once again didn’t see much action. Bitcoin remained flat and there was no significant price swings. The situation looks boring at first sight, but there’s more to the current environment.

  • Do ETFs’ Flows Drive the Gold Price?

    April 8, 2016, 8:02 AM
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    One of the most crucial questions about the gold market is whether the ETFs’ inflows and outflows drive the price of gold or rather are they driven by the changes in gold prices? We invite you to read our today’s article presenting the overview of the gold ETFs and find out what is the relationship between the ETF flows and the gold price.

  • Forex Trading Alert: USD/JPY – Declines Are Gaining Steam

    April 7, 2016, 1:51 PM
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    Earlier today, the yen moved sharply higher against the greenback on safe-haven buying and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda comments (Kuroda said that easy monetary policies work and Japan is not headed for a recession). As a result, USD/JPY dropped under 109. How low could the pair go in the coming days?

  • Stock Trading Alert: More Fluctuations Following Over Month-Long Rally - Topping Pattern Or Just Consolidation?

    April 7, 2016, 7:11 AM
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    S&P 500 index retraced its recent move down yesterday. Will it continue higher or extend its short-term consolidation along the level of 2,050? Is holding short position justified?

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May Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

In this edition of the Market Overview, we will discuss the gold lending and swap market – a misunderstood and overlooked part of the gold market. Are you confused by the talk of gold backwardation, the gold lease rates (GLR) or the gold forward offered rates (GOFO)? This edition of the Market Overview will show you how these gold market-related interest rates and the price of gold interfere with each other. We will also discuss how the gold leasing is conducted, how it is linked to the gold prices, and why gold is leased at all. Last but not least, we will analyze whether the leasing of gold by central banks affects the price of gold, what negative gold forward rates mean, and how to interpret the occurrence of backwardation in gold.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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