Currencies

Inside The Markets: 5 Charts For Active Investors (February 22)

It’s time for another round of macro technical charts as investors attempt to weigh the risk to reward ratio across several markets (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at 5 charts with important technical price developments.  Even if you’re not…

3 COT Report Charts For Commodities Traders (Feb 3)

The following is a recap of the February 3 Commitment of Traders Report (COT) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at Commitment of Traders data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of January 31. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this…

S&P 500 Trading Update: One More Push Higher?

Quick Update on the U.S. equity markets US Equity futures are hanging around even, while most of Europe down about 0.50% as UBS is weighing on the financials. That said, Europe still stands to finish week up above 1%. US Dollar (CURRENCY:USD) strength continued this morning and treasury yields are also…

British Pound ETF (FXB): Further Consolidation Likely In 2017

British Pound ETF update: Expect bounce or consolidation The British Pound appears to be following the script we described in our July post and refined in our October post. On monthly charts for the CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (NYSEARCA:FXB), we are expecting an elliott wave five-wave sequence down from…

5 Charts For Traders: Gold, US Dollar, CBOE SKEW and More

It’s time for another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch as we move toward the end of January (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at technical price developments.  And even if you’re not technical analysis minded I believe…

5 Charts For Global Investors: Key Market Trends

It’s time for another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch as we move further into the month of January (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review will look at technical price developments.  And even if you’re not technical analysis minded…

US Dollar Oversold, But Weakness Extends Commodities Rally

The US Dollar Index’s decline to start 2017 could prove important for the near-term, as we’ve seen a decent bounce in commodities that looks to have some trading “legs”.  On a short-term basis, that may mean further strength for select commodities in the next 2-3 trading days. The US Dollar index…

The State Of The Global Financial Markets In 5 Charts

I’m back with another set of 5 macro technical charts to watch (including stock market indices, sectors, individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and other benchmarks and market indicators). This chart review strictly looks at technical price developments.  Even if you’re not technical analysis minded it’s a useful way to keep on top of…

US Dollar Rally: Consolidation Continues Into Fed Meeting

There continues to be lots of talk surrounding the US Dollar following its incredible rally to 14 year highs off Trump’s election victory. So, where does the greenback go from here? Does the US Dollar rally have more room to run? These are questions a lot of traders and investors have…

Global Market Trends: 5 Charts Investors Need To Watch

Today I want to share 5 macro technical charts that bear importance here for the broader markets. In my chart review, I sift through individual commodities, currencies, bonds, and sectors, as well as the rest of the major indexes and benchmarks. This chart review strictly looks at technical price developments.  Even if…