Fundamental Analysis

Gold Reverses Gains as Dollar Rallies on Rate Hike Expectations

On Thursday, gold reversed course and fell as the dollar rose. Poor US economic data did not alter expectations of another interest rate hike. This is because inflation remained high. Data showed that the US gross domestic product expanded slightly slower than expected in the most recent quarter. The US government released a preliminary estimate Read More…

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Fundamental Analysis

Oil Closes 4% Lower as US Recession Worries Intensify

Oil fell by about 4% on Wednesday as concerns about the world’s largest economy’s impending recession deepened. Oil fell even after a survey revealed that US crude stocks decreased more than anticipated. Energy Information Administration data showed that US oil stockpiles declined by 5.1 million barrels last week to 460.9 million. It was above analyst Read More…

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Technical Analysis

Gap filled in CL futures as price discovery heats up

Overview Crude Oil has been an interesting one to watch this year as we see prices bounce around within the $70 and $80 range. Range-bound traders have been able to capitalize on these moves while trend traders have been struggling. Technical analysis The gap has been filled that we mentioned last week. The bears have taken Read More…

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Fundamental Analysis

Equities Plunge Amid Recession Worries Fueled by Poor Data, Earnings

On Tuesday, US equities plunged, ending the day in the red, while Treasury yields fell. Investors fled for safe havens due to weak economic data and disappointing earnings. The session concluded with all three major indices down by 1% or more. The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 2%, marking its largest one-day decline since March 9. Those Read More…

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Fundamental Analysis

Equities End Flat After Cautious Trading as Investors Await Earnings

US equities shuffled to a mixed close on Monday, with interest rate-sensitive momentum shares weighing on the Nasdaq. Investors prepared for a week of significant quarterly results and eagerly awaited economic data. Robert Pavlik, senior portfolio manager at Dakota Wealth in Fairfield, Connecticut, stated, “People are unsure about what this week holds, especially regarding earnings. Read More…

Technical Analysis

Ascending triangle in pound futures (6B) sends bears to the grave

Overview It has been a while since we looked at 6B futures. Just like most other currencies, they are gaining grown against the Dollar. Pound traders that went long at the start of the year are up while the bears are struggling. Technical analysis There is an ascending triangle forming on the daily chart. This Read More…

Fundamental Analysis

Currency Futures Diverge After Mixed Economic Data, Dollar Rises

Currency futures diverged while the dollar rose on Friday after positive data confirmed rate hike expectations. S&P Global reported that the index of the US manufacturing and services sectors rose to 53.5 in April. It was the highest reading since last May, following a final reading of 52.3 in March. It conflicts with mounting evidence Read More…