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Currency Thoughts

  • !Dollar Climbs Further
    The dollar was buoyed by negative European factors (Catalonia, Brexit and a weak construction output report) and expectations of a widening U.S. interest rate premium. Yellen is generally expected not to be reappointed as Fed Chair, and that suggests…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 12:10pm -
  • Mostly Firmer Dollar Tone
    The dollar recorded overnight gains of 0.5% against the yuan, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie, swissie, and peso, and 0.1% versus the yen and Australian dollar. The dollar edged 0.1% lower against the kiwi,…
    - 1 day ago 17 Oct 17, 12:07pm -
  • Dollar Determinants to Watch
    Dollar/yen has been a more stable relationship in 2017 than the EUR/USD pair. Monthly averages of the yen from February through September were confined within a three percentage point band with a dollar high of 113.04 in March and a low of 109.77 in…
    - 2 days ago 16 Oct 17, 4:03pm -
  • Commodity Prices Strengthen
    West Texas Intermediate crude oil advanced 1.3% to $52.10 per barrel, and copper strengthened nearly 3%. Comex gold is 0.2% higher. Comments over the weekend at the IMF meetings in Washington from the likes of Yellen, Zhou, and Constancio stressed th…
    - 2 days ago 16 Oct 17, 12:00pm -
  • Next Week
    Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews are scheduled next week in Israel, South Korea, Indonesia and Chile. Minutes from prior central bank meetings will be published by the Reserve Banks of Australia and India, and the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book…
    - 5 days ago 13 Oct 17, 5:49pm -

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

Finance Magnates

Gold Review

Fastmarkets

  • 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 -
  • The Metal Bulletin news team preview base metals in 2017
    Below are a number of recently published pieces by Metal Bulletin looking forward to the major issues and industry trends that face the base metals industry in 2017. Their regular news and opinions pieces are usually published on the FastMarkets Prof…
    - 22 Dec 16, 5:01pm -

TF Metals Report

  • !An Important History Lesson from Batchelor and Cohen
    Sometimes I feel like I'm attending a graduate level Russian History & Studies class as I listen to Batchelor and Cohen. Last evening's program was another valuable lesson as the history of NATO was discussed.read more
    - 7 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 3:14pm -
  • !No Fun Wednesday
    Not so happy Tuesday is followed by No Fun Wednesday as the USDJPY continues to surge. Comex Gold is now down over $25 in less than 24 hours and this week is shaping up to be a real dud. read more
    - 7 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 2:59pm -
  • The Latest from Incrementum AG
    As a supplement to their most recent "In Gold We Trust" report, the good folks at Incrementum AG have just released their 2017 gold "chartbook".  You should be sure to have a look!read more
    - 1 day ago 17 Oct 17, 2:49pm -
  • Non-Happy Tuesday
    Ever since some headlines appeared yesterday suggesting "discussions" between US and Nork diplomats, the price of Comex gold has come under extreme pressure and is now down nearly $20. While this is terribly frustrating to watch, let's try to keep in…
    - 1 day ago 17 Oct 17, 2:33pm -
  • Monday Morning Came Without Warning
    A new week begins and it's going to be an interesting one to say the least. We'll be watching some economic data to begin the week, the situation in Catalonia and Korea the entire week and the week ends with a speech by Mother on Friday.read more…
    - 2 days ago 16 Oct 17, 3:47pm -

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