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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.

  • 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.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Extends Gains

    January 22, 2014, 11:43 AM

    On Tuesday, crude oil gained 1.21% as the report from the International Energy Agency and forecast from the International Monetary Fund pushed the price higher. In this way, light crude hit a three-week high and closed the day above $95 per barrel.

  • Stock Trading Alert: Stocks fluctuate following recent move up

    January 22, 2014, 8:22 AM

    Indexes remain near long-term highs as investors await further quarterly earnings releases, economic data announcements. Will the uptrend continue?

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Erases Losses Against Major Currencies

    January 21, 2014, 1:07 PM

    Earlier today, the U.S. dollar moved higher against the euro after worse-than-expected data from Germany. The U.S. currency also appreciated against the Swiss franc and the yen, while the pound erased the gains against the greenback after data showed that British factory orders fell in January. Meanwhile, the U.S. dollar rose to the highest level since September 2009 against its Canadian counterpart as expectations that the Fed will continue to scale back its stimulus program at the next policy meeting on January 29 to USD65 billion, from the current USD75 billion, weighed on the exchange rate. 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 Still Below $1,000

    January 21, 2014, 12:53 PM

    The University of Cumbria in the UK will become the first public tertiary education institution to accept tuition in bitcoins. From this summer, students will be able to spend their bitcoins on two courses on complementary currencies.

    Yesterday, Bitcoin edged 0.1% up on the heaviest volume since Jan. 11. But in spite of the surge in volume, the move itself didn’t have significant power and today the volume has been shaping up lower than yesterday. Does this make us bearish in any way? This alert answers this question.

  • Free Gold & Silver Trading Alert

    January 20, 2014, 12:21 PM

    Gold moved to its previous January high, while miners soared. We saw a breakout above the medium-term resistance line in the HUI to gold ratio and the same goes for the HUI Index. Is the over-2-year-long decline over? Read more in today's Gold & Silver Trading Alert.

  • Oil Trading Alert: Crude Oil Hits Fresh 2-week High

    January 20, 2014, 10:06 AM

    On Friday, crude oil lost 0.07% after mixed U.S. economic data. Despite this fact, light crude climbed 1.29% in the previous week and this was the first weekly gain in three weeks.

  • Buying program in reversal?

    January 17, 2014, 11:31 AM

    After the announced "tapering" all the doubts were centered around the question, how big the "tapering" is. All trails lead us to speculation about how the so called backing out could influence the market in the long run.

  • Forex Trading Alert: U.S. Dollar Extends Gains

    January 15, 2014, 12:14 PM

    Earlier today, the greenback extended gains against major currencies as U.S. producer price inflation rose at the strongest rate in six months in December. Data showed that producer price inflation rose 0.4% last month, (which is the biggest increase since June), recovering from a 0.1% decline in November. Meanwhile, core PPI was up 0.3% in December, compared to expectations for a monthly increase of 0.1%. What impact did it 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: Has Downward Pressure Subsided?

    January 15, 2014, 11:34 AM

    Bitcoin went slightly down yesterday but has recovered today so far. The move yesterday took place on tiny volume and the volume today is already higher than yesterday. How do these fact influence the current outlook?

    Also, we've recently received interesting questions from our readers. Today, we answer them in the alert.

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Feb Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

The complexity and uniqueness of the gold market make people differ in their opinions about it. Some say that the precious metals are under the thumb of central bankers, while others blame big banks and their use of derivatives (‘naked’ shorts) and high-frequency trading for the declines in the price of gold. There are also worries about the discrepancy between paper gold and physical gold, the fairness of London trading, declining inventories at Comex and leasing of gold by central banks. We will try to examine these views so investors have a better understanding of the gold market and its true drivers.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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