Monthly Archives: September 2011

Will This Rally Last?

Late in New York, U.S. stocks pared earlier gains after stronger than expected U.S. statistics and the passing vote of the expansion of the European Stability Facility (EFSF) by the Bundestag, Germany’s parliament.  Euro strength to the dollar was capped

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USD/JPY Poised for a Correction

Long term bets on U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen learned a valuable lesson after the close of U.S. trading session on March 16th.  A historic 25-minute stop run which occurred after 5:00 p.m. EST had the U.S. dollar fall

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Serious Downside Risk Remains

The ominous skyline of New York provides the perfect backdrop for Wall Street.  This week has damaged several hedge fund accounts, confidence in the stock market, and hopes for a recovering global economy. The two key themes this week were

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FOMC Reaction – Gold and EUR/USD Outlook

Stocks fall and treasuries rise after the Federal Reserve announces to shuffle treasuries and drive down long-term borrowing costs to spur a weakening U.S. economy.  The selling of short-term treasuries and purchase of long term ones is also known as

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Silver’s Run Hits a Wall at $41.00 level – Trade Idea- Short till $39.50

Silver may fall despite today’s strong rally which was spurred by the announcement that Barclays Capital will open a vault for precious metals by next summer.  Today’s rally stopped out several investors as many technicians called for further weakness prior

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TICS Data Shows Dollar Bets Fell During Debt Limit Concerns in July

The 2008 playbook during the financial crisis triggered a massive run to U.S. treasuries and in return a strong U.S. dollar.  While European finance ministers meet in Poland to tackle on their debt problem, the U.S. Department of Treasury released

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The Euro Will Not Go Down Without A Fight

The European Central Bank (ECB) received support from the Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, Swiss National Bank and the Bank of Japan on its attempt to put yet another band-aid on the European banks and businesses with dollar-liquidity providing

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