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

Below you will find some of our daily trading alerts and our other free essays on the following markets: gold and silver, forex, stocks, bitcoin, crude oil, and on the economy in general. If you'd like to be notified about new free articles, please take a few seconds to sign up for our free mailing list today.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Extends Declines

    February 4, 2014, 12:42 PM

    On Monday, crude oil lost 0.84% as weaker-than-expected U.S. and Chinese economic data fueled concerns over crude oil demand. Thanks to this news, light crude closed the day below $97 for the first time since Jan.27.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Indexes sold off sharply following ISM report release

    February 4, 2014, 7:51 AM

    S&P 500 sharply lower as investors react to worse-than-expected economic data. Will downtrend continue?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Trading Range Narrows

    February 3, 2014, 12:04 PM

    Last week, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the U.S. Department of Treasury released two additional guidelines on Bitcoin, clarifying what kind of entities would not be considered money transmitters.

    We’ve been writing about the lack of action in the Bitcoin market for some time now. But it seems that if we thought there had been no moves in Bitcoin earlier, the market is testing our patience now. Are there any important hints at the moment? Read our alert to know our opinion.

  • FOMC on future interest rates

    January 31, 2014, 11:24 AM

    In terms of asset purchases monetary policy was, is and will be accommodative. What's the impact on gold? This is the question that we answer in today's article.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Remains Near Last Week’s High

    January 30, 2014, 9:34 AM

    On Wednesday, crude oil extended losses as the EIA data showed that crude inventories rose more than expected. Despite this drop, light crude reversed and erased some of the declines after the Fed decided to cut $10 billion from its bond-buying program. Thanks to these news, crude oil gained 0.06% and closed the day above $97 once again.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks deepen losses on Fed decision

    January 30, 2014, 9:21 AM

    Indexes react negatively to further tapering announcement by Fed. S&P 500 hovers near support.

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Stillness below $950

    January 29, 2014, 10:02 AM

    Benjamin Lawsky, New York State's first Superintendent of Financial Services, expressed the possibility of regulating Bitcoin under what he termed "BitLicense." This is an indication that the regulator is moving toward a framework for handling digital currencies.

    The moves yesterday and today fit in particularly well with the current up-and-down action. The volume has its ups and downs too. Are there any apparent signs of either deterioration or improvement just now? Read more to learn our answer to that.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Short-term Consolidation Following Recent Selloff

    January 29, 2014, 10:00 AM

    S&P 500 remains below 1,800 mark. Investors cautious after steep decline.

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Erases Losses

    January 28, 2014, 9:55 AM

    Earlier today, the U.S. currency rose against most of major currencies as expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue to scale back stimulus program this week fueled demand for the greenback. What impact did these moves 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: Bitcoin Goes up, but Not Decidedly

    January 27, 2014, 10:49 AM

    On Mt. Gox, Bitcoin went up 4.8% yesterday on highest volume since Jan. 9. This was a second day of relatively strong appreciation on increasing volume. The first more significant move turned out to be to the upside and it took place over the weekend. Does this development make the future rosy for those of you who are long Bitcoin? Read more in this alert.

  • Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Strong Rally's Implications

    January 24, 2014, 12:29 PM

    Yesterday, gold rallied significantly, mining stocks rallied less significantly (didn’t close higher than on Tuesday) and silver moved higher very insignificantly. Gold stocks moved above their long-term declining resistance line, but silver stocks failed to do so. The situation is difficult, but there are some signs that tell us what's likely to happen next. One of them comes from one of the little-followed Dow Jones Transportation Average to Dow Jones Industrial Average ratio. In today's alert, we explain how much has actually changed in the precious metals market.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Extends Gains

    January 24, 2014, 9:16 AM

    On Thursday, crude oil gained 0.65% as the EIA data showed that U.S. distillates stockpiles dropped more than expected last week, despite gains posted in oil and gasoline inventories. Thanks to this news, light crude extended its gains and hit a fresh three-week high of $97.84 per barrel.

  • Dangers of huge balance sheet, or the real reason for the taperie?

    January 24, 2014, 9:11 AM

    Did the "taper" happen because things are so much improved in the economy? The truth is that the "taper" (taperie) might have happened because the Fed has run out of assets that it wanted to buy.

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Volume Tinier Than Ever

    January 23, 2014, 9:00 AM

    Yesterday, a Bitcoin enthusiast posted on reddit the e-mail conversation he'd had with several Google employees, including two Senior Vice Presidents at the company. The discussion sheds some light on what Google's stance on Bitcoin is.

    Yesterday, Bitcoin lost 1.2% on Mt. Gox and ended the day at $951.00. The volume was lower than on Tuesday, but today it seems to be at rock bottom since only slightly more than 512 bitcoins have been traded so far. Does this mean that we can expect more stillness in the market or the opposite? Read through our alert to get to know our opinion.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks extend short-term consolidation as earnings season heats up

    January 23, 2014, 7:06 AM

    Indexes consolidate near their long-term highs, technology stocks relatively stronger. Investors seem to take some profits off the table.

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Nov Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

We continue our series about drivers of the price of gold. In November we will focus on the relationship between the bond market and the yellow metal. We will analyze whether U.S. Treasury bonds could substitute for gold, and whether changes in credit spreads, and Treasury yield curve drive the price of gold. We will also examine the relationship between the financial sector’s strength and the price of gold. Analysts and investors often overlook the real links between these factors and gold, so in the November Market Overview we will show that including these variables into analysis can help fully understand the gold market.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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