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EUR/USD, Gold analysis: European open – 31st May 2023

Weak China PMI data has weighed on sentiment ahead of today's European open, helping to support gold ahead of the vote on the debt-ceiling bill in the House of Republicans.

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May 31, 2023 06:07 AM

EUR/USD, gold, S&P 500 analysis: Commitment of traders report (COT)

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.


Crude Oil, Gold Analysis: RBNZ hike, UK CPI data and Fed minutes loom

FX markets were quiet ahead of the Fed minutes and UK CPI data, excluding the Kiwi dollar which plunged as the RBNZ delivered a dovish hike.

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May 23, 2023 09:30 AM
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Crude oil outlook: WTI could climb to $80

My crude oil outlook remains bullish and reckon WTI could climb to $80. The "weaker demand" narrative is likely priced in and OPEC cuts point to tight market.


EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD: Commitment of traders report (COT) – 05/22/2023

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.


Commitment of traders report (COT):

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.

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May 14, 2023 09:02 AM
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WTI outlook: Oil prices extend rebound after NFP

After a big drop earlier in the week, WTI has staged an impressive bounce, boosting the WTI outlook, especially in light of the OPEC’s ongoing supply cuts

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May 5, 2023 02:26 PM
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Hot UK inflation dims FTSE outlook, weighs on risk assets

The FTSE outlook and risk sentiment in general could sour even more if the upcoming earnings from Corporate America also suggest the US and global economies are weakening more than expected.

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April 11, 2023 10:15 AM

WTI Forecast: Crude likely heading higher after OPEC+ cuts

The OPEC+ decision means nearly 1.7 million barrels of oil per day will be held back from global supply. This should help to keep the WTI forecast supported.

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April 5, 2023 03:07 PM

Silver forecast: Metal heading to $25?

Falling US dollar is boosting the silver forecast, along with gold and copper. Precious metals have had a great month so far and that run could continue.


Copper outlook: Metal sets for potential rally

Copper is benefiting from a weaker US dollar and China re-opening


European Open: WTI back above $70, yen remains firm

Competing themes has seen oil prices rally thanks to risk-on sentiment, yet the yen is the strongest major likely due to the repatriation trade

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March 28, 2023 05:21 AM
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Crude plummets - will OPEC come to rescue?

We might see an oversold bounce in prices soon but until something changes fundamentally, the path of least resistance would remain to the downside

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Commodity prices forecast to be strong in 2023

The StoneX Metals and Energy Markets Annual Outlook forecasts double digit percentage increases for seven out of twelve commodities tracked.

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March 13, 2023 05:34 PM
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US Natural Gas at lowest level since August 2020

The price of Natural Gas has moved a long way in a short amount of time. But is it ready to reverse?

February 22, 2023 08:18 PM

Gold down but not out as traders eye NFP

All the attention is going to be on the US jobs report.

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February 3, 2023 11:36 AM
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Copper strength signaling stronger Yuan

The correlation coefficient between Copper and USD/CNH is -0.83. As long as this correlation is below -0.80, USD/CNH could be used as a proxy for copper.

January 11, 2023 04:25 PM
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European Open: Silver’s rally has been strong, but a pullback could be due

Silver prices have rallied nearly 40% since the September low, yet key resistance looms around $25 and a multi-week bearish divergence is forming.

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January 4, 2023 06:05 AM

Recession trading management: a look at strategies and risk

Whenever rumours of a recession begin to swirl, traders start to think about how they can protect their positions. Find out how each market responds to a recession and how to manage your risk.

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December 15, 2022 11:45 AM