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Euro Hits 2-Year High as Market Calls Draghi’s Bluff

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2470 -0.01% DAX 12334 -0.89% WTI Crude Oil 46.49 -0.92% GOLD 1249.00 0.24% Bitcoin 2751 11.81% EUR/USD 1.1638 0.05% The most important trend in financial markets continued yesterday and today in early trading as the Euro hit yet another new high compared to the US Dollar,...

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Draghi Flip-Flops Twice as Bitcoin Surges Past $2500

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2474 0.11% DAX 12522 0.56% WTI Crude Oil 47.67 0.61% GOLD 1239.00 -0.25% Bitcoin 2575 12.11% EUR/USD 1.1562 +0.42% Well, that was quick; the European Central Bank backtracked from its recent hawkish position today, as the President of the central bank announced in its...

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Dollar Cracks Again as Stock Fade to Red and Cryptocoins Surge

Posted on July 18th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2454 -0.17% DAX 12431 -1.21% WTI Crude Oil 46.30 -0.61% GOLD 1242.00 0.45% Bitcoin 2340 13.23% EUR/USD 1.1573 0.83% Stock markets are losing ground today, led by European stocks that are being pushed lower by the new highs in the Euro. The DAX and the Euro Stoxx 50 indices...

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Pressure Mounts on the FED as Retail Sales Disappoint Again

Posted on July 14th, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2449 0.14% DAX 12618 -0.18% WTI Crude Oil 46.49 0.95% GOLD 1227.00 0.86% Bitcoin 2275 -4.23% EUR/USD 1.1441 0.37% Another month, another huge miss in US Retail Sales; that pattern didn’t break this month, as sales actually declined in June. Bastille Day is still mostly...

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Dollar and Oil Jump as Gold Smacked Lower

Posted on July 3rd, 2017.

Monday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2433 0.153% DAX 12475 1.22% WTI Crude Oil 46.77 1.56% GOLD 1224.00 -1.45% Bitcoin 2550 3.52% EUR/USD 1.1364 -0.54% The suspicious Friday session turned out to be a short-term bottom at least, for the US Dollar, with the Greenback rallying against the Euro, back to the pre...

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Quarterly Long-Term Outlook: Gold, Stocks, Oil, and the Dollar

Posted on July 3rd, 2017.

Traders benefit the most when they trade a trending market. Trading markets are known to be notorious in hitting stop losses on either side, unless one enters near the lower or upper end of the range. In order to help our readers trade on the right side of the trend, we have analyzed the four most followed asset classes – the US dollar,...

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5 Things To Watch Next Week: Crypto-Bounce, Jobs Friday, Qatar Deadline, Dollar, Stock Market Correction

Posted on July 2nd, 2017.

1.            Cryptocurrency Correction Nearing its End? Volatility has been in a declining trend in the crypto market since the Monday Massacre, and the major coins are all still well above their correction lows, despite this weekend’s dip. The long-term picture is getting more constructive as the overbought readings are being cleared...

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A Week to be Remembered as Euro Jumps and Cryptocurrencies Dive Deep

Posted on July 1st, 2017.

Weekly Recap Asset Current Value Weekly Change S&P 500 2428 0.15% DAX 12815 0.11% WTI Crude Oil 46.33 -4.15% GOLD 1242.00 -1.10% Bitcoin 2495 -3.21% EUR/USD 1.1417 1.86% Central Bank Bonanza The beautiful town of Sintra in Portugal was the center of the financial world for a week, as the most powerful players of the global economic...

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Weekly Analysis: Dollar Drops and Volumes Decline in Summer Trading

Posted on June 24th, 2017.

Weekly Recap Asset Current Value Weekly Change S&P 500 2432 0.25% DAX 12723 -0.51% WTI Crude Oil 43.17 -3.75% GOLD 1258.00 0.18% Bitcoin 2705 6.23% EUR/USD 1.1192 0.46% Escalation Two geopolitical events caused the biggest waves this week, in an otherwise calm summer period. The world can always count on Donald Trump that he will...

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Daily Analysis: S&P 500 Hits New Highs in Quiet Summer Trading as Dollar Remains Strong

Posted on June 19th, 2017.

Monday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2449 0.75% DAX 12888 1.07% WTI Crude Oil 44.66 -0.67% GOLD 1247.00 -0.45% Bitcoin 2593 0.32% EUR/USD 1.1152 -0.40% Financial markets mostly continued their post-Fed trends today, with the US Dollar trading higher once again and stock markets remaining in a choppy uptrend...

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Daily Analysis: Dollar Falls, Gold Jumps on Dismal Data before the FED

Posted on June 14th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2436 -0.15% DAX 12835 +0.44% WTI Crude Oil 44.76 -3.72% GOLD 1279.00 0.81% Bitcoin 2630 -3.56% EUR/USD 1.1277 0.60% The usual pre-Fed trading fell apart today as the much worse than expected US CPI and Retail Sales reports caused turmoil before tonight’s important...

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Daily Analysis: Markets Settle Down ahead of the FED as Crypto-Coins Rebound

Posted on June 13th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2434 0.35% DAX 12783 0.73 WTI Crude Oil 45.89 -0.42% GOLD 1264.00 -0.45% Bitcoin 2744 -1.51% EUR/USD 1.1210 0.05% The tech giants experienced a relief rally after the flash-crash on Friday, as the major global indices rebounded together with the NASDAQ. Traders took a step...

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Daily Analysis: Risk-Off Day for Markets as Bitcoin Soars to New High

Posted on June 6th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2430 -0.11% DAX 12688 -1.04% WTI Crude Oil 47.15 -0.42% GOLD 1297.00 1.10% Bitcoin 2822 8.93% EUR/USD 1.1268 0.18% Stock markets are trending lower today, although not much damage has been done so far, especially in the US indices, which are still very close to their...

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Daily Analysis: Dollar Crushed as Jobs Friday Disappoints

Posted on June 2nd, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2433 0.17% DAX 12834 1.35% WTI Crude Oil 47.17 -2.42% GOLD 1278.00 0.85% Bitcoin 2402 -0.63% EUR/USD 1.1273 0.54% Stock markets are mixed today so far following the crucial US Employment Report as European and Asian markets are up significantly while the main US indices are...

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Bitcoin

Market Overview: 5 Things to Watch Next Week

Posted on May 21st, 2017.

Asset Current Value Weekly Change S&P 500 2380 -0.45% DAX 12638 -1.22% WTI Crude Oil 50.48 4.77% GOLD 1255.00 2.11% Bitcoin 1985 13.43% EUR/USD 1.1205 2.74%   1. All eyes on the VIX as volatility is creeping back The low volatility period that lasted for several weeks, ended abruptly on Wednesday, as we anticipated as the internal...

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Coming Week: Stocks Mostly Bullish, Cryptocurrencies Going for New Records?

Posted on April 9th, 2017.

Asset Current Value Weekly Change S&P 500 2355 -0.30% DAX 12225 -0.71% WTI Crude Oil 52.23 2.78% GOLD 1257.50 0.81% Bitcoin 1180 9.20% EUR/USD 1.0599 -0.53%    5 Things to Watch Next Week Will the Syrian situation escalate further? Although wars are far from being 100% negative for stocks, the Syrian conflict has the potential of...

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Daily Analysis: Stocks Slide as Yen Marches Higher

Posted on April 4th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2352 -0.05% DAX 12260 0.05% WTI Crude Oil 50.55 0.60% GOLD 1258.50 0.41% Bitcoin 1139 1.15% EUR/USD 1.0653 -0.16%   Stock markets are trading slightly lower today, led by the Japanese market, as the Bank of Japan might be the latest central bank that’s contemplating the...

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Investors?

Posted on April 4th, 2017.

With interest rates inching upward in the U.S. and elsewhere following a period of sustained low rates, what should investors do to maximize their earnings? Last month, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signaled it will raise interest rates more this year. This followed a raise in December, the first in more than a year....