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Equity Futures Traders Watch as Trump-Putin Summit Kicks Off

By | July 16, 2018

Equity futures investors seem to be in a holding pattern as the markets come to life this week. While earnings are the main focus, the long-awaited Trump-Putin summit remains a factor in overall market sentiment.Read More

Crude Oil Rallies Amid Production Outages & Strikes

By | July 10, 2018

The price of Brent Crude Oil futures (BZ) rose Tuesday making a move over $79 a barrel. Growing supply outages, along with a workers’ strike in Norway, are contributing factors to this recent bullish move.Read More

Gold Sees Renewed Strength as Dollar Slumps

By | July 9, 2018

With the US Dollar (DX Futures) falling to its lowest price since June 14th, Gold Futures (GC) are showing renewed strength. Gold prices began an upward move on Monday morning putting the futures instrument back in the running to test its highest price levels in nearly two weeks.Read More

Crude Oil Slides on Unexpected Inventory Surge

By | May 23, 2018

Crude Oil prices fell sharply shorty after Wednesday’s open on news from the U.S. Energy Information Administration that crude inventories increased by 5.8 million barrels over the last week. The unforeseen rise was far from analysts’ expectations of a 1.6 million barrel decrease triggering a sharp selloff for the closely watched commodity. Read More

Gold Slides as the Dollar Surges

By | May 15, 2018

Gold Futures fell sharply on Tuesday on news of positive economic data, boosting the dollar as the 10-year Treasury note climbed to its highest percent in seven years.Read More

Dollar Slips on Labor Department Inflation Data

By | May 10, 2018

After reaching intraday highs not seen since December 2017, the U.S. Dollar Index Futures lost ground on Thursday after modest inflation data released by the Labor Department.Read More

Brent Crude Futures Touches near 3 Year High

By | April 30, 2018

With less than two weeks remaining for the White House to conclude their review of sanctions on Iran, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated there is “new and conclusive” proof that Iran has been masking nuclear weapons activity. Read More

Crude Oil Matches 2015 High

By | April 18, 2018

Crude Oil futures extended its gains on Wednesday trading at roughly $68/barrel, a high not seen since October 2015. The rally came on news that major oil supplier, Saudi Arabia, is targeting futures prices of $80/barrel. Simultaneously, government data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported U.S. stockpiles fell last week by 1.1 million barrels. Last week’s decline in supply caught many analysts off guard who were expecting an increase of 600K barrels. Read More

Bullish GBPUSD Reaches Pre-Brexit Highs

By | April 17, 2018

During intraday trading on Tuesday, the British Pound inched its way to its highest level against the dollar since Brexit. The nearly two year slump started on June 24th, 2016 when the sterling saw the largest single day drop of any major currency in history as Britain voted to officially leave the EU. Read More

Palladium Futures Surge 8% on Russia Sanctions

By | April 13, 2018

Palladium futures are on track to close out the week up nearly 80 points as supply concerns over a fresh round of US imposed sanctions on Russia, the world’s top palladium producing country, pull the commodity into bearish territory. Read More