Oil and Metals

Oil and Metals

Lacklustre Gold Weighing Heavy On Markets

Free-falling gold prices The latest weekly chart for gold does not look favourable for the precious metal. Below we can see that in twelve of the past sixteen weeks, gold prices have ended down and is one of the worst runs for the metal in decades. What is surprising is that the demand for gold continues to fall despite an increasingly volatile ...

August 7, 2018
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AUDNZD - Point & Figure Chart AUDNZD - As we approach the upcoming policy meetings this week, the expectations for both central banks (RBA and the RBNZ) is to keep their respective interest rates on hold. The only difference is that the New Zealand camp appears to be more dovish concerning fiscal policy going forward. We could also mention th...

August 6, 2018
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NZDCAD - Daily To begin with, let’s take a look at the NZDCAD. Admittedly not the liveliest minor pair but in this instance, I think it is worth a mention. On the daily time frame, we can see the price is hovering around the critical support zone of 0.8850, an area that has been tested three times already this year but has failed to mount any ...

July 27, 2018
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Oil on the Rise

Oil on the Rise After reaching its lowest price for 15 years back in January, we have seen the oil prices rising in the recent months since June. The price recently reached a two-year high following a partial closure of the Keystone pipeline connecting Canada-US oilfields. With more upcoming meetings and geopolitical tensions rising in the Middle E...

November 29, 2017
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Oil continued its rise

Upcoming News » 10:30pm Employment Change - CAD » 10:30pm Trade Balance - CAD » 10:30pm Unemployment Rate - CAD » 10:30pm Average Hourly Earnings - USD » 10:30pm Non-Farm Employment Change - USD  » 10:30pm Unemployment Rate - USD The BOE delivered on market expectations overnight with a rate cut to historic lows of .25%. Even though ...

August 5, 2016
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Is the rally in the commodities markets going to continue?

After being under a tremendous amount of pressure over the five past years, commodities, represented by the Bloomberg Commodity Index, finally started to show signs of relief when they rallied by some 11% (measured from close to close)  over the past three months. (more…)...

May 29, 2016
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Crude Oil Opportunities Analysed in 7 Charts

It was only one month ago when oil was the most hated commodity in the market. Analysts were pessimistic and forecasts for oil with a $10 handle were circulating in the financial media. However, against all odds, oil suddenly managed to hold losses and surprisingly recovered by some 53% from a 12-year low in February. Given this sudden and strong c...

March 22, 2016
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Why Trade or Invest in Physical Precious Metals?

From geopolitical unrest to trigger happy central bankers cranking up the printing presses (quantitative easing), it’s apparent why market participants turn towards the natural safe haven qualities of physical precious metals when the chips are down. While metals such as Gold and Silver are currently valued decidedly south of the heady highs in 2...

August 29, 2014
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