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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

Oil Spikes 5% as Geopolitical Concerns Heat Up

By | April 10, 2018

Crude Oil futures climbed in back to back trading sessions as tensions over a potential trade war temporarily ease while geopolitical concerns surrounding Syria take the reins.Read More

China Retaliates with Tariffs of its Own

By | April 4, 2018

Dow futures fell hard ahead of Wednesday’s open sparked by resurfacing fears of a trade war with one of the United States’ largest trade partners, China.Read More

Is the E-Mini S&P on the Brink of Bearish Territory?

By | March 28, 2018

The turbulent E-mini S&P 500 has experienced a wide trading range since the early February sell off. Spurred on fears of inflation, trade war, tech stock slumps and the potential for the Fed to introduce an additional rate hike, the ES has been on a wild and bumpy ride.Read More

VIX Spikes 25% as Facebook Rattles the Market

By | March 19, 2018

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), which is largely used to gauge turbulence in the market, took a 25% jump on Monday.Read More