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Gold Prices At Highest Levels Since 2013


The recent statements made by the governors and presidents of the world's leading central banks, including the Fed and the ECB, eventually resulted ingold prices making it over 1400 dollars per troy ounce. This means that the current price of gold is the highest one over the last 6 years. So, the bull market of gold is underway.
 
International experts say that the key reason for that is the so-called accommodation policy in the money-and-credit policies claimed by the ECB and the Fed, which also resulted in decreased interest rates. Apparently, the raising tension in the Middle East are only fueling the bull rally in the gold market. 
 
The other day, Donald Trump said he was ready to take revenge in Iran for shooting down an American drone. Fortunately, this decision was canceled at the last minute. However, the USA is reported to have made a couple of cyber-attacks on Iranian military missile facilities. 
 
Apparently, the gold rally has been backed by the increasing demand coming from emerging markets, where the consumer demand for jewelry is still high, not to mention the stable demand coming from their central banks that keep on loading up on gold. The rally is also back by the uncertainty over the prospects of the stock market after 9 years of uninterrupted growth coupled with the fears for another major recession in the global economy.
 

Is It Profit-Taking Time?

 

The current threats for the gold rally are the possibility of hawk signals from the Federal Reserve and the possibility of a major trade agreement between the UnitedsTates and China, which will eventually make the dollar stronger. Also, watching institutional investors in the gold market can also be beneficial for those interested in gold and its price prospects. The thing is that they have been going long on the gold ETFs to increase the trading volume by 3,5 billion dollars.
 
Technically, gold broke the entire area of long-term resistance between 1365 and 1375 just in a couple of hours. It's interesting to note that there was almost no taling profits right after that and gold continued its way up to new price highs. The next target for gold is 1520 dollars per ounce. Still, there's a high chances of gold starting a period of correction, maybe down below 1400 per ounce, with 1365 and 1375 acting as the closest levels of support.
 
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Brent Prices Drop Down To $61/b

The concerns over the global demand for crude oil are getting back to the market again. The current trading week has been a week of discounts. Earlier today, Brent oil saw its price drop down to 61 dollars per barrel. The WTI price dropped all the way down to 56 dollars per barrel. The supply side has got an upper hand.
Publication date: 27 September 04:52 AM

Gold Prices Are Getting Stable After Monday's Rally

Last week was rich in the information about various financial markets, which could exert downward pressure on gold prices. Strange as it may seem, the situation in the ore market was relatively calm. Eventually, the week closed in the green zone. Those gains mainly had to do with Friday's gold rally. International traders and investors reacted to the information about another global economic slowdown coupled with the trade war between the United States and China as well as the current situation in the Middle East, and started loading up on gold as a safe-haven asset, which eventually pushed the prices higher. 

Publication date: 24 September 05:15 AM

Oil Prices Have Made The Biggest Rally In History

Gold, yen, and oil currencies are getting more expensive. The strike came for an unexpected direction. Saudi Arabia's oil facilities were attacked, which increased geopolitical risks in the region and simultaneously undermined the global oil supplies. That was basically the reason why crude oil prices made the biggest rally in history but then moved back a bit and are still trading over 10% higher relative to the start of the trading session. 
 
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For Apple fans, September has been a special month from many years. This is the time when Apple introduces the biggest innovations and the latest products destined to be best sellers for the next 12 months. This time, everything is likely going to be the same. In just a couple of days, on September 10th, we are to witness another Apple event.
 
Publication date: 05 September 03:28 AM

US-China Trade War Makes Oil Prices Drop

The previous trading week wasn't an exiting one. The oil prices grew in the first part of the week while trying to make up for the losses of the previous week. Still, the second half of the week turned out to be a bearish one. WTI oil prices dropped below 55 dollars per barrel while brent oil dropped down to 61 dollars per barrel. Yet, the bearish momentum is still there.

Publication date: 04 August 08:33 AM

Middle East Tensions Support Oil Prices

The currenty trading week has been controversial for the international market of crude oil. Chances are, the market is going to be relatively neutral throughout the rest of the week. Brent oil is trading around 63,50 dollars per barrel while WTI costs 56 dollars per barrel.
Publication date: 30 July 11:07 AM

Is Economic Decline In USA Inevitable?

The NY Fed model points out to the fact that the probability of another recession in the American economy has increased all the way up to 33%. Over the last 50 years, such signals have almost always bee followed by recessions.
 
Publication date: 13 July 08:39 AM

Will USA Manage To Prevent Stock Market Crash?

The U.S. Federal Reserve has eased their rhetorics in order to avoid another stock market crash. International experts are now trying to predict the possible consequences of the decision made by the American financial regulator, especially form the stand point of international investors. 

Publication date: 11 July 11:31 AM

Masterforex-V Names Biggest Stock Exchanges

Stock exchanges have been operating worldwide for many decades. They are specific financial institutions  or marketplaces that operate to let people and companies invet in various stocks and other securities. Those are the stocks issued by various companies representing various industries - from mining to services. These days, you can invest in stocks, indexes, bonds, options, and other securities.
 
Publication date: 17 May 11:57 AM

Masterforex-V Names SSE's 20 Biggest Companies

There are several cities in the world that can be called centers of business and financial activity. Shanghai, China, is definitely one of them. This is the home to China's biggest stick exchange. Shanghai Stock Exchange (or SSE for short) is the world's 4th biggest stock exchange in terms of market cap and number one in terms of the pace of growth.

Publication date: 17 May 11:23 AM