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

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  • Baltic Dry Index Hits New 29 Year Low

    February 6, 2015, 7:51 AM

    In yesterday's Oil Investment Update we wrote that investors should not expect a reverse of the downward trend in oil prices. One of the reasons for that is the slowing global economic growth. The very recent fall of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) to the lowest level since 1986 confirms our fears about the health of the world economy. Why is the drop in the index a bad sign for the global economy?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Oil Inventories Continued To Weight

    February 5, 2015, 9:07 AM

    On Wednesday, crude oil lost 5.57% as a bearish EIA weekly report and a stronger greenback weighed on the price. As a result, light crude reversed and declined sharply, approaching the Apr 2009 lows once again. Will we see another breakdown?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Short-Term Indecision Following Recent Advance - Which Direction Is Next?

    February 5, 2015, 7:05 AM

    S&P 500 index is in a short-term consolidation, as investors await tomorrow's monthly jobs data, among others. Is it still justified to be out of the market?

  • Australia Cuts Interest Rates

    February 4, 2015, 7:14 AM

    We focused on the U.S. economy in the few last articles. Today we would like to adopt a more global perspective. The starting point is yesterday’s hot news from the Antipodes. The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low of 2.25 percent. Why is this important and what can be the implications for the U.S. economy and the gold market?

  • Forex Trading Alert: EUR/USD – Time For Recovery

    February 4, 2015, 6:51 AM

    Earlier today, the U.S. Census Bureau showed that factory orders dropped by 3.4% in December, missing expectations for a decline of 2.2%. Thanks to these numbers, EUR/USD moved sharply higher, breaking above important resistance levels. Will we see a comeback above 1.1600 in the coming days?

  • U.S. Consumer Spending

    February 3, 2015, 7:45 AM

    Consumer spending fell 0.3 percent in December (month-on-month), recording its biggest decline since late 2009. What caused the drop in consumer spending and what does this indicate for the U.S. economy and the gold market?

  • Stock Trading Alert: Mixed Expectations Following Friday's Move Down

    February 2, 2015, 2:40 PM

    S&P 500 index got close to three-month long consolidation's lower limits, as it fell below the level of 2,000. Will it break down?

  • The Short Story of Past Russian Financial Crises

    February 2, 2015, 2:29 PM

    The plunge in commodity prices severely hurt the Russian economy. In today’s article we analyze the history of Russia’s past financial crises. We claim that the Russian economy is still not developed and is heavily dependent on oil. Therefore, without a credible monetary policy and structural reforms, the Russian economy is entering into a full-blown financial crisis and going to slump into recession, which will last as long as oil prices do not rise again. Should investors expect the current Russian trouble to positively affect the gold prices?

  • U.S. GDP Growth Slows in Q4

    February 2, 2015, 6:45 AM

    The U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 to a 2.6 percent rate, down from 4.6 percent in the second quarter and 5 percent in the third quarter, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Why was the GDP growth lower than in the third quarter and what does it mean for the gold market?

  • Bitcoin Trading Alert: Bitcoin Might Move Lower

    January 30, 2015, 11:46 AM

    The situation in the Bitcoin market remains quite interesting and the current developments seem to point to a possible move in the cryptocurrency. Which way might Bitcoin move? Read to learn our opinion.

  • US Labor Market - Strong or Weak?

    January 30, 2015, 7:35 AM

    The U.S. weekly jobless claims dropped from 308,000 to 265,000, the lowest level since April 2000. This could be negative news for gold prices.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks Suffered Some Further Losses Following FOMC Decision Release

    January 29, 2015, 9:10 AM

    Is it a new downtrend or just a retracement within medium-term consolidation? S&P 500 index extended its short-term downtrend yesterday, as it moved closer to the level of 2,000.

  • After FOMC Meeting

    January 29, 2015, 7:06 AM

    As we expected yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) remained patient about future interest rate hikes. Should investors be worried?

  • Oil Trading Alert: Oil Bulls vs. Resistance Zone

    January 28, 2015, 1:22 PM

    On Tuesday, crude oil gained 1.55% after mixed U.S. data weakened the greenback. As a result, light crude climbed above $46, but the nearest resistance still keeps gains in check. Will we see higher values of the commodity in the coming days?

  • Waiting for the Fed’s Decision

    January 28, 2015, 4:52 AM

    On Monday investors looked at Greece. Now, their eyes are on the FOMC's meeting, which started yesterday and will last until today. Investors await the Fed's statement and the outlook for the global economy after the European and Swiss central banks' recent actions.

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Gold Market Overview

In this edition of the Market Overview, we will focus on consequences of the Trump’s presidency for the global economy and the gold market. We will discuss how Trump could affect U.S. monetary policy and analyze his agenda, and its potential effects for the precious metals. Will gold benefit from the upcoming presidency as an inflation hedge, safe haven and a bet against the greenback? Or will Trump revive the economy? Will the gold prices fall? Or perhaps Trump's policies will turn out to be irrelevant for the gold market.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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