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U.S. Stocks Tank as Political Jitters, Weak Earnings Trigger Broad Selling

Posted on August 18th, 2017.

U.S. stocks just posted their biggest decline in three months, as disappointing earnings and political jitters drove volatility through the roof. Wall Street Slams on the Breaks Stocks declined across the board on Thursday, with the S&P 500 Index falling 1.5% to 21,750.73. All 11 sectors tracked by the large-cap index finished in...

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Gold Fails to Break $1,300 as Risk Appetite Returns to the Financial Markets

Posted on August 15th, 2017.

Gold prices were knocked from more than two-month highs on Tuesday, as risk appetite returned to the financial markets. Gold Rally Fails to Eclipse $1,300 A familiar narrative has befallen gold this week, as the metal appears poised to complete a triple-top formation extending all the way back to April. After gaining roughly 5% over the...

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Stocks Look for Redemption After Second-Worst Week of 2017

Posted on August 14th, 2017.

North Korea tensions triggered a mass exodus from global equities last week, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average posting their second-biggest declines of the year. Stocks Drop, Volatility Spikes U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday, but that wasn’t enough to offset large weekly declines. The large-cap S&P 500...

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Volatility Hits 24-Year Low: Calm Before the Storm?

Posted on July 24th, 2017.

Wall Street hasn’t been this confident since 1993 – at least, if you’re a proponent of the CBOE VIX Volatility Index. The VIX is a barometer of investor fear that measures implied volatility in S&P 500 Index options over the next 30 days. It is designed to move inversely with the S&P 500 the majority of the...

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Market Recap: Nasdaq Records First Ten-Day Winning Streak Since 2015

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

The Nasdaq Composite Index recorded its sixth straight record close on Thursday, buoyed by gains in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. The technology-rich index posted the narrowest of gains, edging up 0.1% to 6,390.00. In doing so, it recorded its tenth straight gain, or the longest winning streak since February 2015. On the most active...

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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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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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Investment Recommendations April 18th

Posted on April 18th, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell   S&P 500 futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The index remains below the line-in-the-sand zone between $2350 and $2355 and the low volume bounce on Monday creates a good short-term opportunity to place a short trade. The prior leader of the global rally, the DAX is still trending lower, and the US indices are...

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Investment Recommendations April 4th

Posted on April 4th, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell S&P 500 Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The index rolled over yesterday as the MACD suggested, and now the momentum indicator is clearly bearish on the 4-hour chart. The 2332 level and the 2319 support are obvious targets for this wave, and the test of the longer-term 2308 support level is also possible in...

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Investment Recommendations March 28th

Posted on March 28th, 2017.

GBP/USD: Short-Term Sell GBP/USD, Daily Chart Analysis The Pound might be facing a volatile period following the strong advance of the past three weeks, as the Brexit process enters its next phase tomorrow. The technical setup also shows a possible short-term trend change as the pair hit resistance near the 1.26 level, which corresponds...

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