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Junk bonds are yielding what?! The zero interest rate environment has created complacency and a reckless desire by investors of chasing yield into the riskiest spectrum of the financial markets...
Market News
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 10:00
Kitco News wraps up the week with Gary Wagner’s in-depth analysis of the gold market. Wagner says he’ll be looking at silver this week as well because of the metal’s ‘stellar’ performance in the precious metals space. “This rally has a unique characteristic,” he says...
Metals
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 10:00 #silver, gold
The Australian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, amid speculation the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at record-low levels for a considerable time. AUD/USD hit 0.9444 on Wednesday, the pair’s highest since April 10, before subsequently consolidating at 0...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 09:23 #fundamental analysis
European stocks were seen rising on Monday. Investors hope the reports from U.S. and Europe due in the week will soothe recent worries over the pace of economic growth. Shares in French bank BNP Paribas will be in focus after the U.S. Justice Department's report...
Market News
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Anton Esin, 30 June 2014, 09:15
It’s been a particularly strong year for hedge funds. In May alone, $22 billion of new capital was added bringing year-to-date flows to $93.3 billion. That’s the strongest start to a year since 2007...
Company News
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 09:00
Most Asian markets rose on Monday, taking their lead from U.S. stocks' gains on Friday. Although Wall Street was higher on Friday, they were lower for the week as stocks have stalled near record highs ahead of the coming earnings season...
Market News
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Anton Esin, 30 June 2014, 08:49 #stocks
New home sales in Australia declined for the first time in five months in May, results of a survey by the Housing Industry Association showed Monday. Sales fell 4.3 percent on month in May, marking the first decline since the beginning of the year. Detached house sales decreased 2...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 08:10
Fundamental Forecast for Japanese Yen: Neutral Japanese Yen tests critical resistance level versus US Dollar Key issue remains: is inflation low enough for the Bank of Japan to act? The Japanese Yen showed signs of life as it posted its largest weekly gain versus the US Dollar in two months...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 08:00
Business confidence in New Zealand declined sharply in June, the latest survey from ANZ revealed on Monday - falling from 53.5 in May to 42.8 in June. Analysts suggest that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's actions to raise interest rates are primarily responsible for the decline...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 07:42 #nzdusd
Industrial production for May in Japan rose 0.5%. USD/JPY traded at 101.39, down 0.03%. The dollar weakened across the board after the Commerce Department said Wednesday that U.S. gross domestic product contracted at an annual rate of 2.9% in the first three months of the year. U.S...
Currency
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Anton Esin, 30 June 2014, 07:30 #forex news
The EUR/USD pair broke higher during the course of the week, but still remains stuck in the consolidation area we have been in for several weeks now. It is not until we get above the 1.37 level of that we feel comfortable buying this market on more of a longer-term move. A break down below the 1...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 07:00 #technical analysis
Kitco News readers and some analysts expect gold prices to push higher through the second half of the year, building on its recent momentum. With the second half of 2014 starting Tuesday, Kitco News queried readers and analysts this week about their year-end price forecast...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 07:00 #comex, gold
The Nikkei fell during the course of the week, but found the ¥15,000 level to be supportive. It appears that the market is trying to grind its way higher, but there is a significant amount resistance just above, so this could be a market that has to fight a little bit to get to where wants to go...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 04:00 #Nikkei
Fundamental Forecast for Dollar: Neutral Nonfarm Payrolls are one of the most market-moving US releases, but what does that mean for a market not moving...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 30 June 2014, 04:00 #dollar index
The euro moved higher against the broadly weaker dollar on Friday as concerns over the outlook for U.S. economic growth continued to weigh, despite a report showing that U.S. consumer sentiment improved this month. EUR/USD ended Friday’s session at 1.3649, up 0.28%. For the week, the pair added 0...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 29 June 2014, 23:55 #fundamental analysis
The light sweet crude market initially gapped higher at the open of the week, but old backwards and fell down to the $105 level...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 29 June 2014, 22:01 #Brent
The USD/CAD pair fell during the course of the week, and in fact close that the very bottom of the range. This of course is a very negative sign, and with that it appears this market is really struggling to find buyers...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 29 June 2014, 19:01 #usd/cad
The Japanese economy released another set of data this week and confirmed what Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda was talking about when he mentioned that the sales tax increase from 5% to 8% earlier this year is causing economic fluctuations...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 29 June 2014, 12:00 #inflation
In analyzing thousands of trades and investments, I have found that many lose money because of their entry levels, not because of what they are buying or selling. This is, of course, also directly tied to a lack of any consistent risk management strategy...
Trading Systems
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Sergey Golubev, 29 June 2014, 06:42 #stocks
The Parisian index fell hard during the course of the week, testing the region just above the €4400 support level. This area is significant because it is not only a round number, but it is an area that has been both supportive and resistive previously...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 28 June 2014, 19:09