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Currency Thoughts

  • !Fed Beige Book Review
    The Federal Reserve today released findings from its latest survey of regional economic conditions, known as the Beige Book.  It does this about two weeks prior to each of the eight scheduled FOMC meetings of the year. The latest report covers the p…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 8:12pm -
  • !Canada’s Third 25-Basis Point Central Bank Rate Hike in Six Months
    The Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Council raised the overnight interest rate target to 1.25% from 1.0% today, following similar moves last September and July. A released statement revised upward projected GDP growth in 2018 and 2019 by 0.1 perce…
    - 18 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 3:59pm -
  • !Pause in the Action
    Stocks show a calmer, healthier tone overnight following Tuesday’s roller-coaster ride that saw the DOW initially soar over 200 points and break above 26K to 26,086 but ultimately crash to a 10-point loss on the day. Share prices eased just 0.5% i…
    - 21 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 12:44pm -
  • Dollar Lifts as U.S. Markets Reopen
    Following the three-day U.S. holiday weekend, the dollar has recovered 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar and 0.1% against the Swiss franc. The loonie and yuan are unchanged, and the p…
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 18, 1:56pm -
  • Seasonality of the Dollar in Early January and Some Reflections on Rising Long-Term Treasury Yields
    The dollar depreciated by 2.2% against the euro in the first half of January. That loss brings to three the streak of declines at the start of a calendar year. In the first January halves of 2016 and 2017, the dollar had on balance lost 0.5% and 0.6%…
    - 2 days ago 15 Jan 18, 10:46pm -

FOREX News

  • Top Trade Idea For December 24th, 2014 – EUR/USD
    It is understandably a very quiet day with the stock markets in Italy and Germany closed for the Christmas Eve. Elsewhere, most traders are probably out today too although that does not necessarily mean the markets won’t move. In fact, the lack of…
    - 24 Dec 14, 3:28pm -
  • Chart Of The Day For December 24th,2014 – EUR/USD
    By Ilya Spivak EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 1.2173, 1.2080, 1.1929 Resistance:1.2246, 1.2324, 1.2418 The Euro dropped for a fifth consecutive day against the US Dollar, setting a new 28-month low against the US Dollar. A daily clos…
    - 24 Dec 14, 1:13pm -
  • Gold Steady Ahead of Host of US Numbers
    Gold is showing little movement on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1177.61 per ounce. On the release front, there are a host of US events ahead of the Christmas holiday. There are four key events on the calendar – Core Durable Goods Orders, F…
    - 24 Dec 14, 10:18am -
  • USD Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate Contrast
    Talking Points: Dollar Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate Contrast Euro Finds Too Little Traction, Too Late Yen Crosses Advance after BoJ Downgrades Growth Assessment Dollar Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate…
    - 24 Dec 14, 6:12am -
  • Bitcoin Continues Offensive as Holiday Season Nears
    Bitcoin is continuing its attack on the $332 level. Earlier today we bounced off $332.92. After a small retracement to $326.66, BTC/USD is back on the offensive, hitting a high of $334.46 before pulling back. We are currently quoted at the $330 round…
    - 23 Dec 14, 10:23pm -

Gold Investing News

  • !Cochilco Sees Copper Prices Rising on Possible Supply Disruptions
    Chile’s state copper commission has upped its copper price forecast for 2018, citing potential supply stoppages and Chinese regulations.The post Cochilco Sees Copper Prices Rising on Possible Supply Disruptions appeared first on Investing News Net…
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 12:45am -
  • !Arizona Mining Says New PEA Gives Taylor Deposit a US$2-billion NPV
    Arizona Mining has released a new preliminary economic assessment for its Taylor zinc-lead-silver deposit, located at its Hermosa project in Arizona.The post Arizona Mining Says New PEA Gives Taylor Deposit a US$2-billion NPV appeared first on Inves…
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 12:40am -
  • !NextSource Materials Up After Japan Okays SuperFlake Trademark
    Shares of the Toronto-based graphite development company soared 75 percent after reaching the milestone earlier this week.The post NextSource Materials Up After Japan Okays SuperFlake Trademark appeared first on Investing News Network.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 12:35am -
  • !Can the Palladium Price Rally Last?
    Palladium prices continue to rise, but obstacles could be in store — such as substitution and higher levels of recycling. The post Can the Palladium Price Rally Last? appeared first on Investing News Network.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 12:30am -
  • !US Uranium Miners Call on Government to Address Import Concerns
    Citing worries over uranium imports, Energy Fuels and Ur-Energy have asked the government to take steps to adjust the current climate.The post US Uranium Miners Call on Government to Address Import Concerns appeared first on Investing News Network.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 12:25am -

Finance Magnates

Gold Review

  • !Gold treads lower as dollar gains on stronger U.S. data
    https://uk.reuters.com/article/global-precious/precious-gold-treads-lower-as-dollar-gains-on-stronger-u-s-data-idUKL3N1PD1J6The post Gold treads lower as dollar gains on stronger U.S. data appeared first on Gold Review.
    - 5 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 4:51am -
  • !‘Disastrous’ Deals Sideline Gold-Mining M&A as Metal Rises
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/gold-losses-in-years-past-keep-producers-from-buying-more-minesThe post ‘Disastrous’ Deals Sideline Gold-Mining M&A as Metal Rises appeared first on Gold Review.
    - 5 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 4:51am -
  • !The Gold Rally May Have More Room to Run
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-18/gold-rally-has-legs-on-voracious-china-demand-bullish-optionsThe post The Gold Rally May Have More Room to Run appeared first on Gold Review.
    - 5 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 4:50am -
  • !Stocks Hit Records as Earnings Growth Accelerates
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-16/asia-stocks-face-losses-after-u-s-equity-retreat-markets-wrapThe post Stocks Hit Records as Earnings Growth Accelerates appeared first on Gold Review.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 7:56pm -
  • !Gold back at 4-month high, gaining for 5th day
    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/gold-pulls-back-from-4-month-highs-as-dollar-steadies-2018-01-17The post Gold back at 4-month high, gaining for 5th day appeared first on Gold Review.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 7:56pm -

Fastmarkets

  • Seasonal exchange closures for the LME, CME and SHFE
    Over the Christmas and New Year holidays the London Metal Exchange (LME), COMEX (CME Group), NYMEX (CME Group) and Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) will be close to observe national holidays. When an exchange is closed no exchange data will be availa…
    - 27 days ago 22 Dec 17, 11:55am -
  • My Constants – A new custom tool on the FastMarkets platform
    My Constants is a new tool on FastMarkets that allows users to create constants that can displayed and used throughout the platform in custom tools. This feature can help users save time in building and updating custom tools on the FastMarkets platfo…
    - 12 Jun 17, 1:15pm -
  • Metal Bulletin Apex Report – Now available on the FastMarkets platform
    Great news! The Metals Bulletin APEX Report for Q4 2016 is now available to research subscribers on the FastMarkets Platform! What is the APEX report? The Metal Bulletin APEX report collects the forecasts of the world’s leading metals analysts and…
    - 9 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • New physicals premiums report: the only all-in-one report for global base metal premiums
    FastMarkets’ flagship report, the weekly base metal physical premiums table, has just become even more valuable as a reference tool. Eight years after producing the first weekly table and following FastMarkets’ merger with Metal Bulletin, we are…
    - 19 Jan 17, 4:29pm -
  • Metal Bulletin prices are coming to the FastMarkets platform
    Metal Bulletin prices and physical market reports will soon be available to use with all tools, calculators and features on the FastMarkets platform, allowing you to view its key benchmarks and price assessments alongside live market data, news, rese…
    - 13 Jan 17, 12:41pm -

TF Metals Report

  • !More Vital Info from Batchelor and Cohen
    John and Steve continued their discussions last evening and they followed up on many of the themes The Professor and I discussed last week. As usual, we strongly urge you to listen.read more
    - 18 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 3:17pm -
  • !CNY-Crude Delay?
    There has been a lot of talk and excitement about the yuan-denominated crude oil contract that is due to launch tomorrow. Problem is, no one knows for sure if it really will happen. We found a link this morning that states the launch won't come befor…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • The Week Begins With Blatant Antics
    Time to use that picture of Lloyd Bridges again. Yep, it's going to be that kind of week... read more
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 18, 3:03pm -
  • Guest Post: "Why bees have it figured out and we don't", by AGXIIK
    TFMR regular, AGXIIK, offers this interesting piece for your holiday reading. read more
    - 3 days ago 15 Jan 18, 7:01pm -
  • More Trouble For CGP
    Today's CPI and Retail Sales numbers both "disappointed"...though you'd never know it from the reaction of the USDJPY. Regardless, as we mentioned yesterday, it now appears that Chief Goon Powell has an inflation problem on his hands and this may ver…
    - 6 days ago 12 Jan 18, 2:24pm -