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Oil Futures on the Rise Ahead of OPEC Meeting

By | May 22, 2017

Crude Oil Futures climbed above 50.00 to end the week & have held steady just hours after the U.S. open Monday. This recent hike is backed on increased confidence that OPEC will continue its efforts to curb global production. Read More

Q1 GDP Grows at Sluggish Rate

By | April 28, 2017

The U.S. Economy showed its weakest performance in three years during Q1 2017 as consumers quickly tightened their spending habits. Read More

French Presidential Election Brings Potential Trading Opportunity

By | April 19, 2017

Following the unexpected global financial market reactions to the Brexit vote and US Presidential elections, the upcoming French Presidential elections are more anticipated than ever and a major test for Euro zone unity.Read More

Gold Futures Surge Amid Safe Haven Demand

By | April 11, 2017

With geopolitical concerns on the rise, investors turned to more tangible “safe haven” assets such as gold. Read More

E-mini S&P Drops Below 50-Day Moving Average

By | March 28, 2017

The E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Contract dipped below its 50-day simple moving average during intra-day trading for first time since Election Day. Read More

Initial Jobless Claims Jump Unexpectedly

By | March 23, 2017

First time unemployment benefits unexpectedly spiked last week by 15K. Read More

Potential Support Level Breach for Crude Oil Futures

By | March 21, 2017

After bottoming out early last week at intra-day levels not seen since late November 2016, Crude Oil Futures rebounded slightly yet continued to fall on Tuesday. Read More

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Dip to 241K

By | March 16, 2017

According to the Department of Labor, the number of Americans who filed unemployment applications last week fell by 2K, down to 241K.Read More

Gold Futures Awaits President Trump’s Address to Congress

By | February 28, 2017

Gold Futures (GC) opened slightly lower the morning ahead of President Trump’s highly anticipated joint session with Congress. The lower open signaled a possible slowdown in the strong bullish run as the precious metal reached 3.5 month highs the previous session. Read More

Global Supply Chain Disruptions in Bullish Copper Market

By | February 15, 2017

On the heels of President Trump’s victory in November, Copper Futures (HG) rose nearly 16% in just over two weeks. The strong bullish run for copper had investors playing on President Trump’s infrastructure investment commitments in a vow to bolster the U.S. economy. While Copper Futures experienced a minor correction ahead of the new year, recent supply chain disruptions could push the metal into new bullish territories not seen since May 2015. Read More