Archive for Opinions – Page 2

The US Dollar is Vulnerable, But It’s Temporarily

By Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Senior Analyst at RoboForex The US Dollar can’t manage to continue growing, and the more attempts to rise it makes, the more doubts appear that it can really rise during this particular period of market fluctuations. The EUR/USD has clearly set a course for 1.20 and may resume falling only after reaching this […]

The Harsh Truth About Gold

By Is gold dead? Over the last three years, the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) has lollygagged in a sideways direction. I’d honestly rather watch paint dry than analyze a gold chart. Given such an uninspired performance, I don’t believe that gold warrants a major weighting in your portfolio. Of course, my assertion above […]

Silver May Pop and Drop in Setup for Upswing

By The Gold Report Source: Clive Maund for Streetwise Reports   10/15/2017 Technical analyst Clive Maund charts the reasons silver bugs may have an opportunity for happier days ahead. Like gold, silver gapped out of its downtrend last week, but volume was lacking on this move, which, given the now bullish outlook for the dollar, may […]

Gold and the Dollar: Good News and Bad News

By The Gold Report Source: Clive Maund for Streetwise Reports   10/15/2017 Technical analyst Clive Maund discusses what he sees as a “swan-song rally.” We’ve all had people come up to us and say “Do you want the good news first or the bad news?” I always opt for the bad news first, to get it […]

Comfortably Numb: Surviving the Assault on Silver

By The Gold Report Source: Michael Ballanger for Streetwise Reports   10/15/2017 Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses the current state of the precious metals markets. In the late 1960s and most of the 1970s, an English rock band named Pink Floyd dominated the world of progressive and psychedelic music with such memorable albums as “Dark […]

Palladium and Rhodium on Fire, Is Platinum Next?

By Money Metals News Service Platinum was once the most precious of metals. For decades, it traded at a premium to gold. The other platinum group metals – palladium and rhodium – barely registered on investors’ radar screens. Platinum lost its crown to gold in 2015. It was overtaken by the other PGM metals in […]

Lithium vs. Oil: An Unstoppable Divergence in the Energy Market

By Lithium continues to torch oil in 2017. The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (NYSE: LIT) has been hyperbolic all year — up 57% to date. Meanwhile, the iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN (NYSE: OIL) is down 16%. The divergence between these two key energy commodities is shocking. See for […]

Who Will Be the Next Fed Chief – And Why It Matters

By Dan Steinbock Janet Yellen’s term is ending at the Federal Reserve. With new appointments, President Trump can indirectly shape US monetary policy for years to come – for better or worse.   Serving as the “epitome of calm,” Fed chief Ben Bernanke responded to the global financial crisis by cutting the federal funds rate […]

Is It Possible to Trade and Have a Full-Time Job?

By Admiral Markets Dear traders, Do you believe that trading is not for the full-time employees, entrepreneurs, and self-employed because it requires too much time and dedication? This article explains why trading the financial markets is actually possible for both intra-day and long-term traders. In fact, trading is open to everyone who is willing to […]

An inside look into trading Copper

By Adinah Brown Trading copper sounds like the kind of thing our grandparents would have done, along with investing in industrials like the Great Pacific Railway Company, buying bonds in the electric company or buying huge houses for the cost of a bag of chips. It sounds like a kind of depression era industrial material […]

Admiral Markets Launches a Live Series of Daily Webinars

By Admiral Markets Admiral Markets, a leading online trading provider, has announced the launch of Real-Time Daily Trading Ideas – a new series of live, daily webinars, starting on Monday, 16 October at 10.00 BST. The webinars are held by industry’s leading daytraders and feature different trading styles, ideas and tactics designed to improve one’s knowledge […]

COT Report: USD, Copper bets gain. Specs trim bets for WTI, 10Yr, Gold, Silver

By – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email Here is a short summary and this week’s links (below) to the latest Commitment of Traders changes. – US Dollar Speculators cut back on USD bearish positions for 2nd week – WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets declined for a 2nd week, still above +400,000 contracts – 10-Year Note Speculators cut bullish bets […]

Future Upside Provides Excellent Entry Point for Fiore Gold

By The Gold Report Source: The Critical Investor for Streetwise Reports   10/13/2017 The Critical Investor provides an update on Fiore Gold, which has just resumed trading after completing a business combination with GRP Minerals. Pan Mine, Nevada After a lengthy trading halt since June 12, Fiore Gold started trading on October 2, having completed the […]

Fed Inflation Expectations, Gold Strengthens; Jim Rickards: War on Gold, China Collapse, & War w/ N. Korea

By Money Metals News Service Welcome to this week’s Market Wrap Podcast, I’m Mike Gleason. Coming up we’ll hear a wonderful interview with Jim Rickards, author and well-connected global finance insider. Jim shares his thoughts on the ongoing War on Cash, the developing War on Gold and how that will play out, and talks about […]

How to Play the End of California’s Historic Drought

By So the California drought — the one that pundits told us would last 50 years (or more) — is officially over. It might be hard to believe with wildfires raging across the state… But California just witnessed one of the wettest winters on record, California’s reservoirs are full and the rivers are nicely […]

The Electric Car Blindsides the Automakers

The Energy Report Source: Ron Struthers for Streetwise Reports   10/11/2017 With demand for electric cars on the rise, Ron Struthers of Struther’s Resource Stock Report examines the lithium market and one company that he believes is in the right place. You cannot go out and buy an electric car, if you want one. Instead you have […]