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Daily Analysis: Yen and Gold Bounce on North Korea Tensions

Posted on September 22nd, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2496 -0.19% DAX 12592 -0.05% WTI Crude Oil 50.47 -0.16% GOLD 1299.00 0.31% Bitcoin 3578 -3.72% EUR/USD 1.1944 0.02% Financial markets are back to their pre-Fed state after a brief turmoil, and the broad trends seem unchanged despite the hawkish surprise by the central bank....

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Asian Market Update – Friday: North Korea rattles Asian markets…again

Posted on September 22nd, 2017.

The Big Question: What does another North Korea H-bomb test mean for markets? Major Asian indexes were rattled on Friday morning by a threat from North Korea to conduct another hydrogen bomb test at a larger scale and IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. In addition, other market sensitive news also weighed in and set the tone for another turn down in...

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Daily Analysis: Stocks Stay Bullish as Dollar Rally Fizzles

Posted on September 21st, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2502 -0.12% DAX 12600 0.25% WTI Crude Oil 50.55 -0.22% GOLD 1295.00 -1.61% Bitcoin 3658 -5.89% EUR/USD 1.1936 0.35% The Fed’s “historic” monetary meeting resulted in a strong initial move by the Dollar and a less pronounced dip in equities, as markets were surprised by...

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Wall Street Shrugs Off Hawkish Fed En Route to New Highs

Posted on September 21st, 2017.

U.S. stocks eked out new highs on Thursday as investors digested Fed Day without losing their appetite for risk. Wall Street Record Streak Continues Equities rallied at the tail end of a largely uneventful day in the market. The large-cap S&P 500 Index gained 0.1% to close at 2,508.24, its fourth consecutive all-time high. Seven of...

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Asian Market Update – Thursday: Asian stocks mixed after US Fed decision meets market expectation

Posted on September 21st, 2017.

The Big Question: How will the Fed’s unwinding of its massive balance sheet affect equity markets? Major Asian indexes were mixed at midday Thursday, as markets saw no surprises from a meeting of the US Federal Reserve, which left interest rates unchanged and set to wind down its balance sheet – both in line with earlier market...

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Daily Analysis: What’s the FED Up To?

Posted on September 20th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2505 0.01% DAX 12571 0.08% WTI Crude Oil 50.77 1.72% GOLD 1290.00 0.61% Bitcoin 3992 0.17% EUR/USD 1.1998 0.02% While the Fed-Day, the interest rate decision of the US central bank, is usually an important event, today’s meeting is even more so, with the trends of the...

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The End Might be Nigh

Posted on September 20th, 2017.

It’s been a few years since we’ve had a good claim that “the end of the world is coming.” The latest date given for our destruction is this Saturday, September 23rd. As the theory goes, the eclipse that we saw in the United States one month ago was natures way of announcing the new planet that has entered our...

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Asian Market Update – Wednesday: Asian stocks mixed as investors await Fed’s monetary policy clue

Posted on September 20th, 2017.

The Big Question: Will the US Federal Reserve keep rates steady? Major Asian indexes were mixed at midday in Asia on Wednesday, as investors adopted a wait-and-see mood ahead of a meeting of the US Federal Reserve set for Wednesday afternoon US Eastern time, when the FOMC will announce its monetary policy stance on a press conference. In...

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Not Playing Games

Posted on September 19th, 2017.

Not sure if you heard yet but apparently the world’s greatest toy store may soon be closed for business. Toys R Us is a privately held company so they don’t have any stocks. However, they have borrowed money from time to time and now hold about $400 Million worth of outstanding corporate bonds. Those bonds are now crashing as...

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Dow Jones Shows Remarkable Poise as Record Streak Hits Six Days

Posted on September 19th, 2017.

U.S. stocks advanced Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average setting a new record high on resurgent materials and energy companies. Dow Jones Extends Record The Dow Has been on a tear over the past two weeks, putting up gains in eight of the past nine sessions. The index rose 63.01 points, or 0.3%, to 22,331.35. That was the sixth...

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Asian Market Update – Tuesday: Coins point lower after recent gains

Posted on September 19th, 2017.

The Big Question: What is affecting coin prices? Prices of cryptocurrencies pointed lower overnight during the Asia trading session, after a strong recovery in the last a couple days following turmoil caused by a cryptocurrency crackdown in China. At midday in Asia, the price of bitcoin was down 2.48 percent to $3,999.95, just below the...

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Daily Analysis: US Stocks at All-Time Highs as Cryptocurrencies Jump

Posted on September 18th, 2017.

Monday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2502 0.22% DAX 12559 0.32% WTI Crude Oil 49.93 0.12% GOLD 1311.00 -1.06% Bitcoin 4008 10.65% EUR/USD 1.1953 -0.02% Currency markets were once again the most active globally, as the Pound, the Canadian Dollar, and the Japanese Yen all declined significantly for different...

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A Swift Lesson

Posted on September 18th, 2017.

Of all the big brand names that have reinvented themselves in the last few years, perhaps the most successful has not been a company at all but a pop singer. According to an article in Forbes magazine, there’s a lot we can learn from Taylor Swift’s groundbreaking release of her new hit single Look What You Made Me Do Though...

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Asian Market Update – Monday: Coins gain on positive news from government, tech giants

Posted on September 18th, 2017.

The Big Question: Are coins ready for another bull run? Prices of cryptocurrencies pointed higher overnight during the Asian trading session Monday, as positive news out of Canada, Estonia and tech giants such as Google and Facebook have likely eased investors’ concerns following blows from China last week. Before midday, the price of...

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5 Things to Watch Next Week: The Fed, Crypto-Chaos, All-Time Highs in Stocks, FX-Volatility, Gold at $1300

Posted on September 17th, 2017.

1.            What’s Next for the Fed? All eyes will be on Wednesday’s FOMC meeting, as the central bank is expected to provide the details of its tapering plans. While the bond market predicts no rate hike from the Fed next week, the future of the bank’s balance sheet is at least that important for risk assets and the Dollar. The Bank...

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Daily Analysis: Pound Roars Higher Again as Bitcoin Rebounds

Posted on September 15th, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2494 -0.01% DAX 12518 -0.17% WTI Crude Oil 49.77 -0.22% GOLD 1326.00 -0.24% Bitcoin 3494 3.36% EUR/USD 1.1934 0.13% We expected a boost from the surprising shift of the Bank of England, but the two-day rally that the Great British Pound staged is still quite impressive. The...

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August and Everything After

Posted on September 15th, 2017.

The entire crypto market rose during the month of August by 84%. Staggering gains only come with significant risk so it’s not a surprise to see a retracement of 35% since the end of that beautiful month. With the uncertainty regarding the future of the Chinese crypto market and the closing of BTC China now fully priced in many big...

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North Korea Just Fired Its Second Missile Over Japan, and Investors Don’t Seem to Care

Posted on September 15th, 2017.

Investors are getting less excited by North Korea’s antics. The Communist state just launched its second missile over Japan in as many months, and Asian markets are shrugging it off. North Korea Taunts Japan with Second Missile Strike It didn’t take long for North Korea to vent its frustration after the U.N. approved fresh...

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Asian Market Update – Friday: Coins point higher after turmoil on Thursday following platform closure in China

Posted on September 15th, 2017.

The Big Question: Will cryptocurrencies be able to offset recent losses? Prices of cryptocurrencies climbed overnight during the Asian trading session, trimming heavy losses from the previous day as investors appears to be shrugging off the impact of the closure of a major trading platform in China. Bitcoin prices gained 6.3 percent to...

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Daily Analysis: Pound Jumps to 12-Month High amid Crypto Crash as BOE Signals Tightening

Posted on September 14th, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2494 -0.04% DAX 12540 -0.10% WTI Crude Oil 49.70 0.81% GOLD 1332.00 0.31% Bitcoin 3331 -14.48% EUR/USD 1.1904 0.17% The Bank of England made headlines today, as the central bank took a huge hawkish step in its monetary meeting. Governor Carney told the press that he and...

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