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WTI headed for $130? (XOP, XOM)

Volatility remains high for energy markets in general, and with WTI having risen 10% from its recent lows then a move to $130 doesn’t appear farfetched.

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Nasdaq rallies from 13k, volumes suggest there’s more to follow

After a few failed attempts to break below 13k, buyers have stepped in and momentum has reversed, which underscores the strength of that key level.

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March 17, 2022 12:53 PM

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Best day in 5-years for EUR/USD ahead of the March ECB meeting

The euro enjoyed a near 3-standard deviation move to the upside yesterday, ahead of today’s ECB rate decision and US inflation data.

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Nasdaq 100 enters a technical bear market (NDX, AAPL, MSFT)

Wall Street’s prime tech stock benchmark has fallen just over -20% from its record high, to confirm its first bear market since the pandemic.

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An in-breadth look at the S&P 500

The S&P 500 is attempting to break back above it 200-day eMA. And market breadth suggests the demand could be building to help it do just that.

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March 3, 2022 04:06 PM

These oil and gas stocks are on fire

Not literally, but they have performed well. In today’s video we look at the SPDR oil and gas exploration ETF (XOP) and some of the more interesting setups among its constituents.

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With equity markets in freefall the DAX looks in trouble

With reports that Russia has now invaded Ukraine, US futures markets have extended their losses and Europe is likely headed for another weak open.

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February 24, 2022 03:17 PM
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Gold extends its geopolitically fuelled rally

Whilst gold has taken full advantage of geopolitical tensions involving Russia and Ukraine, it remains vulnerable to headlines on the topic - both good and bad.

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February 15, 2022 12:43 PM
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The Dow front runs its own theory

Followers of the Dow theory will likely have noted that the Dow Jones index was the only major of the three US benchmarks to break above its cycle high yesterday.

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The stars appear to be aligning for GBP/JPY bulls

In today’s video we take a look at the GBP/JPY chart to highlight why we have a bullish bias across multiple timeframes, from the monthly down to the four-hour.

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Platinum shorts are covering, rally to $1,100 up next?

Large speculators have drastically reduced their short positions against platinum futures, and price action has built a base above the 200-day eMA.

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US futures roll over after dire Meta earnings

Meta shares plummeted after US markets closed, which sent US futures markets sharply lower

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Is gold about to fold in a big way?

Whilst gold has traded higher the past couple of days, it has been due to the weaker US dollar. And that’s not necessarily a strong case for gold bulls.

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Is the US rally as promising as it appears?

Whilst the bullish rally on the S&P 500 initially appears promising, the lack of buying activity is a slight concern.

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Gold bugs eye another break of 1800

With real yields turning lower it could allow gold to bounce further from Friday’s support level.

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Oil hits 7-year high, but is this sustainable?

Oil’s rally has been nothing short of impressive of late, yet falling volumes and bearish patterns at the highs warn of a potential correction.

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January 28, 2022 02:07 PM
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Gold finally folds under the pressure of real yields

Our near-term bullish bias was met before prices rolled over in style yesterday, and we think there could be further downside to follow.

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January 27, 2022 02:12 PM
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Nasdaq 100: A good buy? (Or good-bye...)

US indices posted minor gains yesterday, despite tumbling around -5% after the open. So, has the recovery begun or is it simply a bear-market bounce?

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STOXX 600 probes post-pandemic trendline

Global equity markets remain under pressure which saw the STOXX 600 test a bullish trendline from March 2020 low on Friday.

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DXY looks set to close the gap with bullish speculators

Despite the US dollar index (DXY) retracing over the past few weeks, large speculators increased their net-long exposure. We think prices could now rally.

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Gold hits an 8-week high, but 1830 – 1835 remains pivotal

Gold broke above key resistance yesterday within a multi-month triangle, as momentum realigned with its long-term uptrend.

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January 20, 2022 04:23 PM