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What’s Next For Silver?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Bear market in Silver may be entering its next (and final) down phase Critics of price charting charge that charts only show for certain where a market has been. I completely agree.  These charges are...

 
Did Crude Oil Production Actually Peak In 2005?
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 - Apr 14, 2014

"Wait a minute," you must be saying. "Haven't we been hearing from the oil industry and from government and international agencies that worldwide oil production has been increasing in the last several...

 
A Short Note On Good Friday
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 - Apr 18, 2014

Most of the world's markets are closed, but there are a few developments to note. First, a few Asian equity markets were in fact open and most posted small gains. The Shanghai Composite is an ...

 
Yield Spikes Will Benefit The USD
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Spike in US Yields will be Good for Dollar CAD: Avoids Deeper Slide Thanks to Stronger CPI AUD: China Says No to More Stimulus NZD: Extends Losses Despite Rise in Consumer Confidence EUR Becoming a ...

 
Daily Forex Update: EUR/JPY
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 - Apr 18, 2014

Autochartist recently identified the Pennant chart pattern on the daily EUR/JPY charts – as you can see from the following trade opportunity alert for this currency pair. EUR/JPY is expected to ...

 
Emerging Market Tail Risks Are Rising
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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As the events in Eastern Ukraine unfold, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard wrote about the risks of a an American-Russian confrontation:The United States has constructed a financial neutron bomb. For the past ...

 
WTI Crude Back Above 104.0. Support For Further Gains Weak
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 - Apr 17, 2014

WTI prices behaved as we expected yesterday. Prices tanked after peaking above 104.5 following a surprise bullish push during the European session even though there was very little reason to justify...

 
S&P 500 Snapshot: Best Weekly Gain Since July Of Last Year
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 - Apr 18, 2014

The pre-market announcement of new jobless claims continues to beat expectations with its four-week moving average now the lowest since early October of 2007, two months before the last recession. ...

 
Historical Market Comparisons Are Meaningless
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 - Apr 18, 2014

As Chief Strategist for STA Wealth Management I start each and every day by consuming copious amounts of a heavily caffeinated beverage and a data feed from a litany of web and blog sites. Over the ...

 
Why The Euro Won't Go Down‏
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Market Drivers for April 17, 2014 Tankan up big in March despite sales tax pressure German PPI continues to deflate Nikkei 0.0% Europe -.22% Oil $103/bbl Gold $1298/oz. Europe and AsiaJPY: Tankan 25...

 
Here’s Why The Fed Likes The Dollar
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Why the Fed is Happy with the Dollar CAD Sinks After BoC Lowers Growth Forecasts NZD: Hit by Drop in Milk Prices and CPI Miss AUD: Rebounds on Better Chinese GDP Data GBP: Strong Labor Data Drives...

 
China May Have 1,000 Tonnes Of Gold Tied In Financing – WGC
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Chinese firms could have locked up as much as 1,000 tonnes of Gold in financing deals, an industry report said, indicating a big slice of imports has been used to raise funds due to tight credit ...

 
US Economic Profile
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 - Apr 18, 2014

So much for pessimism. Most of the key economic reports for March are in and the general message looks encouraging… again. You can never say anything definitive about the business cycle in real time, ...

 
Will Third Time Be The Charm For Dow?
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 - Apr 17, 2014

Mobile Usage Hurts Google The easiest way for investors to become more decisive in the financial markets is for earnings to justify higher stock prices. While after-hours quotes should always be taken...

 
Oil Rally Running Out Of Steam
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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Today we have an interesting opportunity for Oil. Oil has been rising for quite some time now, as the tensions in the Ukraine escalated. The prices are now reaching an important resistance level, and ...

 
Gold, Silver And The Mining Sector: Prepare For A Severe Fall
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 - Apr 17, 2014
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Background This is a distressing time for Gold and Silver bulls like me who are constantly on the lookout for a turnaround in the precious metals sector. I’m confident that it will come but not just ...

 
Nowcasting The Business Cycle | Preface
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 - Apr 18, 2014

There are many victories worthy of celebration in the field of macroeconomics. Banishing the business cycle to the dustbin of history isn’t one of them. Periods of economic contraction are ...

 
Euro's Downward Fall
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 - Apr 17, 2014

EUR/USD Euro continues falling down towards level of 1.3750. Alternative scenario implies that pair may move upwards to reach level of 1.3867 and then continue falling down towards next target of this...

 
Emerging Markets: What Has Changed
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 - Apr 18, 2014

1) Tensions in Ukraine have risen again2) The Ukrainian central bank hiked rates for the first time during the current crisis3) Moody’s revised the outlook on Turkey’s Baa3 rating from ...

 
GBP/USD At New Highs On Yellen Comments
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 - Apr 18, 2014

The US dollar was trading lower across the board in the morning as Federal Reserve Chair Yellen said yesterday that low interest rates are needed to support the economy even though such a policy stand...