• Value Investors Don’t Buy Gold
    Have you bought gold for your portfolio or at least considered doing so? If yes, you are in good company as some of the best investors in the world (who stayed away from gold all their investment careers) have bought some. But if value investors are known for their appetite of high-yielding... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011 GLD
  • Egypt Unrest Revolution Opportunity?
    Egypt Protests: Another Domino? Before the government fell in Tunisia, and before the first can of tear gas was thrown in Egypt, analysts at the Socionomics Institute forecast an environment likely to foster an increase in violence across the region. By analyzing trends in other Arabian... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011
  • Stocks Rally On Thin Volume, 3 Positions
    02/01   8:25amOn Monday, despite concers of Egypt turmoil, investors focused on upbeat earnings and M&A news.  Although stocks closed decisively higher, volume was thin.  Ideally, we want to see heavy volume accompany rallies.Major indexes are not that far above the... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011 DD, POT
  • DAILY US OPENING NEWS - 01/02/11
        Stronger than anticipated manufacturing PMI data from Eurozone countries, allied with well received bond auction from Austria strengthened risk-appetite   A higher than expected allotment by the ECB in its 7-day refinancing operation underpinned the rise in Euribor futures... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011
    SHORTPXDPioneer Natural Resources Co.NBLNoble Energy Inc.COGCabot Oil & Gas Corp.EOGEOG Resources Inc.NFXNewfield Exploration Co.CHKChesapeake Energy Corp.RRCRange Resources... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011 PXD, NBL, COG
  • Swiss Franc and Dollar Index Get It On
    Currency markets are once again in the trading patterns that houses most of the days momentum, and price action, in one or 230 min. periods of trade. The dollar index looks weak, and is completing the short signal from Tuesday trade that broke 78.00 the targets 77.30. It is questionable whether... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011
  • Silver and Oil Dominate Commodity Momentum
    Global commodity markets continue to be buoyed by regional news headlines and fears of lower supplies, and by the increase in commodity inflation caused by the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing programs. With regional weather and civil unrest continuing into the month of February, it... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011
  • New Signals On European and U.S. Equity Trade
    Global equity and interest rate markets held steady in trade on Tuesday, having absorbed red flag economic releases and headline sound-bites regarding civil unrest in Middle Eastern regions ahead of a huge week of news releases to come. The reserve Bank of Australia held interest rates steady... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011
  • Forex4you Technical Analysis 1st Feb 2011
    EUR/USD: Technical AnalysisThe "bullish" trend became dominating and the price rose to 1.3700. It's currently making attempts to hold at these levels. Such turn of events has been mentioned previously as a signal to the "bullish" trend, so there reasons to expect growth to... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011
  • Geopolitical Instability in Middle East - Gold Today Like Gold in the 1970s?
    Spot gold and silver fell 6% and 9% respectively in January. The January price fall looks very much like another price correction and consolidation and is to be expected after the 30% rise in dollar terms seen in 2010. Absolutely nothing has changed with regard to the fundamentals of the gold... More »
    Feb. 1, 2011 GLD, SLV