• Gold and Silver are Under Selling Pressure Again

    This Monday gold has dropped to 100 USD per ounce and silver cratered 10% before recovering but was still down 3%. During this period around 4 billion USD worth of gold futures were sold.  Since gold and silver crash regularly it is not something new to see here. However, the fact that gold has dropped...

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  • Stocks Continue Hitting New Highs When Uptrend Is Still Here

    It is clear that the long-term uptrend is here as the equities started rising again after a brief correction including most of the US benchmarks that are very close to their record highs. Despite the fact that last week the Federal Reserve (Fed) had a meeting to discuss monetary policy, however, they implemented no changes,...

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  • Is the Uptrend in Dollar Going to Continue?

    Since the begging of summer, the FX market volatility has calmed a bit with the EURUSD pair trying to find its direction for the next quarter. Last year the inflation expectation has been rising sharply as the USD dropped. However, it’s been a completely different story for 2021 as the dollar has been trying to erase those...

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  • Are US Stocks in Bubble Territory?

    During the last few weeks, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 indices have been pushing to new record highs, while the Dow Jones is lagging a bit. The S&P 500 index has not been this high in over the last 4 years.  Historically, the market has only been more stretched than it is now, five...

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  • Are US Yields Resuming their Decline?

    After the Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped above 5%, multiple signals that inflation is running hot (lumber, copper, oil, and other commodities), the housing market entering a bubble, and stocks soaring to new all-time highs have finally pushed the Federal Reserve (Fed) to think and most importantly do something about tightening monetary policy.  According to...

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  • Oil Rallies Amid Iran News

    It seems like the oil is in a very good position on the market these days, since its price keeps on rising. This Monday it shown a nearly 3% gain. Following Iran’s presidential election, which was won by the ultraconservative judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi, Iranian negotiators in Vienna, confirmed that they plan to continue pressing...

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  • Equities Near Record Highs, But Risks of Volatility Mount

    As the Dow Jones and SP500 indices getting close to their all-time highs, while the Nasdaq 100 index is slightly lower than its all-time highs, the US stocks have been very calm over the previous weeks. It wasn’t that hard to predict this kind of dynamic since equities are perfectly correlated to the Federal Reserve’s...

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  • The Fed raising rates as the inflation running hot?

    The manufacturing sector has been highly pressured by the recent inflation created by the high commodities prices, when most industrial and grain commodities have moved vertically. As the Chicago Business Barometer states, the factory gate prices just hit a 41-year high. In other words, the last time inflation was this high in 1980. That happened...

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  • Inflation Rages and US Dollar Collapse

    The US dollar index has been dropping lately, and now it is facing the strong support level of 89.60 again. There are all chances that this level will continue dropping and will decline the critical support of 89.20. The last possible level of defense below that is somewhere around 88.40 and it is like the...

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  • China Begins Taking Action Against Rising Commodities

    The decision of China’s state planners to wage a war against soaring commodity prices has directly affected iron ore futures that fell sharply on Monday. China has threatened top metal firms with severe punishment for price manipulation, excessive speculation, and spreading fake news, according to Bloomberg. There's a "zero tolerance" for monopoly behavior and hoarding, the...

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