Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices fell through what technical analysts called "immediate support" at $1210 per ounce Wednesday lunchtime in London as the US Dollar rose again after new data said the United States added far more new jobs than...

Urban Carmel's picture

2017 is off to a remarkably similar start to 2013. No two years are ever exactly the same, so there's no reason to suggest that 2017 will repeat the 30% gains achieved in 2013. But many of the technical and fundamental similarities...

Jeffrey D Saut's picture

The translation and interpretation of the news can play a crucial role on Wall Street. This is especially true when it comes to public perception. Importantly, the financial media plays a dominant role when it comes to...

Michael Shedlock's picture

Marine le Pen put in a stellar performance on 60 Minutes on Sunday. Le pen came across as very presidential. The interview, in French but translated, is sure to boost her standing in the French presidential election on May 7.

Christopher Quigley's picture

It is anticipated that within the next two weeks Teresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, will trigger formal talks to remove the UK from the European Union. Of all the 27 countries of the EU Ireland is particularly placed to be adversely...

Kurt Kallaus's picture

The House of Saud was successful last November in its year-long quest to raise world Oil prices. After a few failed attempts to form a coalition of the willing, Saudi Arabia spent 6 months increasing output to unsustainable levels as part of a grand illusion.

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices fell near 1-week lows Wednesday in London, dipping beneath $1240 per ounce as US traders joined the session after Donald Trump's first speech to Congress about his fiscal plans was overshadowed by 5 senior Federal...

Callum Thomas's picture

China's manufacturing PMI rebounded to 51.6 in February (vs 51.3 in Jan and an average 51.5 over the previous 3 months). The standouts were a rise in the export orders index to 50.8 - a 30 month high. Likewise the import orders...

Patrick Schotanus's picture

Doris has passed, other storms may be brewing, but is spring approaching? Metaphorically, this is what investors have been wondering as the reflation trade gathered steam. The economic outlook undoubtedly looks bright with macro...

Marc Chandler's picture

The mercantilist inclination by the Trump Administration makes it seem as if exports are good and create jobs and imports are bad and cost jobs. This is simply not true. This assessment is not based on newfangled thinking about trade.

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