Gold and silver moderately changed yesterday with no clear trend. Italy's bond sale gone well and may have indicated a slight positive sentiment in the financial markets in regards to the recent changes in Italy. Today the U.S consumer Pending Home Sales report will be published, Euro Area Annual Inflation rate, ADP estimate of U.S. non-farm payroll, Australian Retail Trade and China's Manufacturing PMI.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 30, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments
Gold and silver started the week with sharp rises, after they had declined on Friday. Major commodities such as oil also rallied yesterday. The news of Fitch's negative outlook on U.S. might influence trades during the day. The Italians plan another debt auction that will start today. This might affect forex and commodities traders especially if the auction won't go well. Today the U.S consumer confidence report will be published.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 29, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments
Here is a weekly recap for gold and silver for the week of November 21st to the November 25th including changes in prices, chart analysis and the main events and news; the video link below also includes a quick forecast for gold and silver for the week of November 28th to the December 2nd:
Added by Lior Cohen on November 28, 2011 at 7:57am — No Comments
The natural gas prices continued to fall during last week and reached the lowest prices in 2011; the winter has yet to enter the U.S. resulting in low pressure on natural gas prices to rise.
Let’s see what is up ahead for natural gas during the upcoming week of November 28th to December 2nd:
Added by Lior Cohen on November 28, 2011 at 7:44am — No Comments
Gold and silver ended the week falling as major currencies such as Euro and Australian dollar depreciated against the US dollar. The debate over the budget cuts in the U.S. will continue to occupy the news and may even affect the trading. Today the Euro Area Monetary Development report will be published and the U.S New Home Sales.
Here is a market outlook of precious metals prices for the first day of the week, November 28th:
Added by Lior Cohen on November 28, 2011 at 7:43am — No Comments
Gold and silver started the week, unlike last week, with very sharp price changes; these changes were also felt in other financial markets such as the American stock markets. The Super-Committee in the U.S. was suppose to decide on budget cut but failed. This news may have stirred up the markets including gold and silver during the first part of the week. The…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 27, 2011 at 1:56pm — No Comments
Gold and silver continue to seek direction, but due to Thanksgiving the trading slowed down. Nonetheless gold and silver are traded down.
Here is a market outlook of precious metals for the last day of the week:
Gold and silver shifted from green to red as they have sharply fell during the second part of November: During November 11th to November 25th –price declined by 5%; silver also sharply declined by…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 25, 2011 at 10:02pm — No Comments
There are a growing number of articles that quote Hedge funds managers who claim to increase their exposure on gold.
On Monday, November 21st when gold sharply declined Bloomberg reported that Hedge Funds cut their bullish bets on many commodities due to the debt concerns in Europe, but the article also showed that Hedge…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 25, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments
I recall that the last time gold sharply rose was back in August when the markets stirred up over the U.S. debt ceiling debacle which was followed by the S&P's downgrade of U.S.'s credit rating. Back then gold price reached a record high of nearly $1,900 the U.S.…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 25, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments
Gold and silver continue to zigzag with no clear trend as they moderately declined yesterday along with the rest of the markets including oil, American stock markets and Euro/USD. The Super committee's failure to cut the U.S. budget didn't help rally the markets. The revised down U.S. GDP…Continue
I think it didn't surprise anyone that the Super-Committee failed to reach an agreement among its members to cut at least $1.5 trillion from the Federal Budget over the next decade. This failure and the low expectations from this Super-Committee are probably the best representation for the U.S. government's handling the U.S debt. The current partisan gridlock might eventually…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 24, 2011 at 8:08am — No Comments
Gold and silver changed direction again and rallied yesterday from the sharp falls they experienced on Monday; other commodities such as oil prices also rose yesterday. Today, the U.S. Core Durable Goods report will be published, and the Euro Area Manufacturing PMI report.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 23, 2011 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Gold and silver started the week with very sharp falls along with the rest of markets including other commodities and exchange rates. The U.S. budget reduction talks will likely to continue affecting bullion traders during the week. Today, the U.S. second estimate of the Q3 GDP report will be published, the minutes of the last FOMC meeting and the Canada's Core Retails Sales report.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 22, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments
Oil changed direction and sharply fell during most of last week. This recent decline might shift back to gains if the recent news from the Middle East including the sanctions posed by U.S. on Iran will affect the oil exports and productions.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 21, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments
Gold and silver managed to bounce back on Friday after the sharp declines to these metals prices on Thursday. The U.S. debt talks will probably occupy the news cycle during the week with the Super-committee will try and propose budget cuts. Today, the U.S. existing home sales report will be published.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 21, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Oil prices took a sharp turn during the second part of the week as they have sharply declined on Thursday. Brent had a downward trend during most of the week, while WTI started the week rising. These changes may have occurred over the rally in the American stock market, the ongoing incline in Libya's oil production, and the concerns over the European debt crisis that might also affect oil demand in Europe and thus reduce the pressure on Brent. All these factors may have helped reduce the…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 20, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments
Gold and silver started off the week, much like the previous week, with very moderate changes; as the week progressed, the speculation around the recent news from Fitch, the rating agency, that leading U.S. banks are exposed to European debt and may be negatively affected by it, may have been among the factors to stir up the commodities markets on Thursday resulting in gold and silver…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 20, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments
Gold and silver took a dive and along with other commodities, precious metals sharply declined yesterday; by doing so, the rally of gold during November was erased in a single day. This fall may have been stem from the recent news from Fitch rating that U.S. banks are exposed to European debt and may be negatively affected by it. The Philly Fed slow down probably didn't help as well. Today, the Canadian Core CPI will be published.
Added by Lior Cohen on November 18, 2011 at 1:12pm — No Comments
Gold and silver continue to seek direction as they have slightly slipped yesterday after they had moderately inclined on Tuesday. There is still no new development in regards to the European debt crisis, but once there will be, it could stir up the financial markets including the precious metals market. Morgan Stanley thinks that gold will thrive in 2012 due to the…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 17, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments
Gold and silver continue to shift with no clear direction as they slightly inclined yesterday, after they had moderately fell a day earlier. The European debt crisis continues to influence traders, resulting in the unclear path of precious metals in recent days. Today there are many items on the agenda including Euro Area CPI, American CPI and U.S. Long Term Treasuries…Continue
Added by Lior Cohen on November 16, 2011 at 2:12pm — No Comments