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Markets Fall After Open, Investors Not Sure What Summer Brings

Markets Fall After Open, Investors Not Sure What Summer Brings

After futures prices for main indices were up in pre-market trading, the open showed where investors were heading, and the selling ensued. The Dow Jones, S&P500 and Nasdaq all plunged… Read more »

Energy and Gold Stocks Down, Yet Nasdaq Holding Firm

Energy and Gold Stocks Down, Yet Nasdaq Holding Firm

Indices in the USA held firm in early trading, after wobbles in Europe with Crude Oil falling 3% and mining stocks taking a battering. All that didn’t seem to faze… Read more »

Market Pushes Higher Today, As Crude and Gold Stay In Focus

Market Pushes Higher Today, As Crude and Gold Stay In Focus

U.S. equity markets hit new historical records on Tuesday thanks to new statistics which surpassed the most optimistic predictions. By late morning, the Dow Jones had advanced 0.2% to 16,965.1… Read more »

Rally Fades After Bernanke Speaks

Rally Fades After Bernanke Speaks

Even though FOMC Chairman Ben Bernanke’s comments on Monday were defensive of ultra-loose monetary policy the equity markets still could not muster any momentum afterwards and pulled back from its… Read more »

Inflation Expectations Roar Post Futures Expiration

Inflation Expectations Roar Post Futures Expiration

One day before the end of the Month/Quarter and the markets were back in risk-on mode thanks to the expiration of futures contracts that had moved so much during the… Read more »

Gold and Silver Close the Month at Round Numbers

Gold and Silver Close the Month at Round Numbers

In what was a very obvious push to limit the damage done to those short the metals this month, Gold (AMEX:PHYS) and Silver (AMEX:PSLV) both were sold with extreme prejudice… Read more »

Gold and Silver on Hold Before Futures Expiration

Gold and Silver on Hold Before Futures Expiration

For those head-faked out of your hedges on Friday’s false breakout above $1780 that should have been a very strong clue that the price of Gold (AMEX:PHYS) would not be… Read more »

Gold and Silver Attacked on Options Expiry

Gold and Silver Attacked on Options Expiry

Everything was proceeding apace this morning as Gold (AMEX:GLD) and Silver (AMEX:SLV) were in the process of being up strong for the third Friday in a row after a four… Read more »

Gold and Silver Still Trapped Below Resistance

Gold and Silver Still Trapped Below Resistance

Gold (AMEX:GLD) and Silver (AMEX:SLV) both recovered slightly from yesterday afternoon’s mild sell off to trade again in a very tight range for most of the day.  Gold hit an… Read more »

Gold and Silver Start Week Down

Gold and Silver Start Week Down

In a continuation of Friday’s action in the Gold (AMEX:GLD) and Silver (AMEX:SLV) pits, the metals spent all of Sunday evening in Asia and Europe as well as the entire… Read more »

The Fed Announces Open-Ended QE, Gold Explodes

The Fed Announces Open-Ended QE, Gold Explodes

I will be the first to admit it, but I did not think the Fed would actually announce QE on Thursday at 12:30pm EST.  The markets were prepared for it… Read more »

German High Court Upholds ESM, Euro Rises

German High Court Upholds ESM, Euro Rises

In a decision that should have come as no surprise to anyone that understands what the role of the courts in a democracy truly is, the German high court upheld… Read more »