Forecasts & Analysis, Page 1

  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    AUD/USD and NZD/USD Fundamental Weekly Forecast – All Eyes on U.S. Data, Fed Chair Powell’s Congressional Testimony

    The Australian Dollar closed lower for the third week in four and the New Zealand Dollar closed lower after hitting a six-month high the previous week. The catalysts behind the selling pressure were rising U.S. Treasury yields and a hawkish outlook by the U.S. Federal Reserve.The AUD/USD settled at .7836,

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  • Blake Morrow
    Blake Morrow

    Is the Market’s Fixation on Bonds Justified?

    The Macro PerspectiveGlobal bond markets had been in a bull market for around 2 decades, having had arguably their best run in history. This has been a prolonged and strong trend, which at times looked unstoppable. Many benchmark government bonds yielded zero or negative, something unheard of a few years back.

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Natural Gas Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Aggressive Short-covering Could Drive Prices into $2.774

    Forecasts for the return of colder weather during the early part of March and a bigger-than-expected storage draw helped support natural gas prices last week.April Natural Gas futures settled the week at $2.657, up $0.059 or 2.27%.According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, natural gas in storage fell by 124

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Price of Gold Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Market Moving Event Will Be Fed Chair Powell’s Testimony

    Gold prices tumbled last week, posting its biggest weekly decline in 2 ½ months, as the U.S. Dollar continued to build a support base slightly above three year lows on the back of higher U.S. Treasury yields.April Comex Gold futures settled the week at $1330.30, down $2.40 or 0.18%.Gold was

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  • Bob Mason
    Bob Mason

    Cardano Technical Analysis – Up on the Day on a Bullish Trend 25/02/2018

    Key HighlightsCardano’s ADA slipped to a weekend low $0.289 on Saturday, reversing a 3% gain through the early part of the day that saw Cardano hit a day high $0.3296.It’s been quite a sell-off for Cardano when looking back at the start of the year’s high $1.384.For the week, Monday

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Oil Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Libyan Pipeline Shutdown Offsetting Impact of Firmer U.S. Dollar

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures closed sharply higher last week after reversing earlier weakness fueled by a stronger U.S. Dollar.April WTI crude oil settled at $63.55, up $2.00 or +3.25% and April Brent crude oil finished the week at $67.31, up $2.47 or +3.81%.Weekly April

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Crude Oil Price Update – Strengthens Over $63.15, Weakens Under $62.15

    April West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures closed higher last week, settling at $63.55, up $2.00 or +3.25%. Early in the week, the market was pressured by a stronger U.S. Dollar which weakened foreign demand. However, oil prices reversed the earlier losses following the shutdown of the El Feel oilfield

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Gold Price Futures (GC) Technical Analysis – Inside Trade Suggests Investor Indecision, Impending Volatility

    April Comex Gold futures closed lower last week, settling at $1330.30, down $25.90 or -1.91%. The catalyst behind the selling pressure was higher U.S. interest rates and a firmer U.S. Dollar. The inside move suggests investor indecision and impending volatility.Weekly April Comex GoldWeekly Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – Bullish Over 25310, Bearish Under 24636

    The March E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average futures contract closed higher last week, settling at 25314, up 78 or +0.31%. The market posted an inside move, indicating investor indecision and impending volatility.Weekly March E-mini Dow Jones Industrial AverageWeekly Technical AnalysisThe main trend is down according to the weekly swing chart.

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  • Bob Mason
    Bob Mason

    Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 25/02/18

    Bitcoin Cash Slide SubsidesA promising start to Saturday’s session ended in yet another tumble for Bitcoin Cash, which has had a dire start to the year.The moves through Saturday were somewhat reminiscent of weekends past, with each weekend experiencing a single sharp rally that comes to an abrupt end, the

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – Momentum Strong Over 2745.00, Weak Under 2703.75

    The March E-mini S&P 500 Index closed higher last week, settling at 2748.75, up 13.75 or +0.50%. This was the benchmark index’s second consecutive higher close since the massive sell-off the first week or February.Weekly March E-mini S&P 500 IndexWeekly Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according to the weekly

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index (NQ) Futures Technical Analysis – Main Trend Changes to Up on Move Through 7047.25

    The March E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index settled higher last week. The futures contract finished the week at 6909.75, up 123.00 or +1.81%.Weekly March E-mini NASDAQ-100 IndexWeekly Technical AnalysisThe main trend is down according to the weekly swing chart. A trade through 7047.25 will change the main trend to up.The short-term range

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    AUD/USD Forex Technical Analysis – Inside Move Signaling Investor Indecision, Impending Volatility

    The AUD/USD closed higher on Friday despite the relatively low volume. The inside move indicates investor indecision and impending volatility.Daily AUD/USDDaily Technical AnalysisThe main trend is down according to the daily swing chart. A trade through .7789 will indicate the selling is getting stronger. A trade through .7758 will reaffirm

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Comex High Grade Copper Price Futures (HG) Technical Analysis – Light Holiday Volume, Firm Dollar Limiting Gains

    May Comex High Grade Copper futures settled slightly higher on Friday, but inside the previous day’s range. The inside move suggests investor indecision and impending volatility. Copper closed lower for the week, mostly pressured by a stronger U.S. Dollar.Daily May Comex High Grade CopperDaily Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    US Dollar Index (DX) Futures Technical Analysis – Building Support Base, but Facing Wall of Resistance

    March U.S. Dollar Index futures closed higher on Friday, but inside the previous day’s range. This tends to indicate investor indecision and impending volatility. The market is trading in a position where buyers will either continue the rally by taking out a closing price reversal top, or sellers will confirm

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Crude Oil Price Update – Going to Need Strong Upside Momentum to Sustain Rally

    U.S. crude oil futures settled higher on Friday, supported by a drop in Libyan production and positive comments from Saudi Arabia that validated the OPEC-led plan to cut production, trim the global supply glut and stabilize prices.April West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures settled at $63.55, up $0.78 or +1.24%.Daily

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    USD/CAD Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The pair has been bullish over the past week as it was helped by the strength of the dollar and the weakness in the CAD during this period. The strength of the dollar had been building over the last few weeks and it seemed as though the crux of this

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    DAX Index Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The DAX index continued to move higher for another week as the stock markets around the world are in a recovery mode after the mighty fall a few weeks before. That fall has shaken the confidence of the investors due to the fact that the fall was quick and steep

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    GBP/USD Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The GBPUSD pair ended the week below the 1.40 region but by the looks of it, there does not seem to be any specific trend in the pair and this was proved by the choppy trading that was witnessed in the pair over the last week. The pair could not

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    EUR/USD Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The EURUSD pair ended the week lower than what it had started and this has led to fear and uncertainty on whether this leg lower would continue in the coming week. The previous week had seen the focus firmly on the dollar as the anticipation over the future rate hikes

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EURUSD
EUR/USD
1.2296
-0.0028
-0.23%
GBPUSD
GBP/USD
1.3971
+0.0021
+0.15%
XAUUSD
Gold
1328.9
-1.2800
-0.1%
CL
Crude Oil
63.575
+0.9550
+1.53%
SPX
S&P 500
2747.0
+34.250
+1.26%
DAX
DAX 30
12539.2
+37.750
+0.3%
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