forex metals

Gold Gold prices were higher this week, taking their cues from a weaker US Dollar which softened in response to weaker than expected economic data along with the prospect of negotiation between the US and China over the ongoing trade dispute. The latest US inflation data for August came in below expectations at 2.7% vs 2.9% on the headline read...

2018-09-14 James Harte Read more
forex metals

Gold Gold prices were softer this week, but only just, managing to rally up off initial lows on the week as the US Dollar traded lower. The weakness in USD came in response to a report that President Trump told the Wall Street Journal he is considering taking trade action against Japan. The US is already heavily engaged in a trade war with Chin...

2018-09-07 James Harte Read more

Risk-off period appears to be making an impact on the charts and on the price action movements. With the “VIX Spike & US Indices – Bears Territory” article, a scenario out of the ordinary was explained and then backed-up with charts and technical analysis. The mentioned scenario reflects a possibility for a volatility spike and a remem...

2018-07-26 Richard Tataru Read more
Surfing the Waves Analysis Performance

In this prequel to our Live NFP Webinar on May the 4th 'Surfing the Waves Analysis Performance', Richard Tataru looks at his previous technical analyses to asses the performance and effectiveness of his Elliott Wave techniques. Orbex presents the first webinar of its kind - 'Trade like a Jedi'. Prior to the NFP release, Richard will be analyz...

2018-04-24 Richard Tataru Read more
Rate Hike Expectations Commodities Tumble

Gold: Fed Rate Hike Expectations Crush Gold The yellow metal tumbled this week as the US Dollar enjoyed a resurgent rally on Fed rate hike expectations. The uptick in global growth alongside stronger inflation has seen investors taking a more bullish shift on the US Dollar, expecting that the Fed will be forced to raise rates at a quicker pace ...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
Gold

Precious metals have been rising for the past few weeks on the back of multiple factors, including a notable rise in the geopolitical tensions around the world, especially those between North Korea, Venezuela, and the US. It has been a bumpy ride for the past few weeks. However, it seems that the momentum is still here for a possible breakout. ...

2017-08-24 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Gold prices

It has been a bumpy ride for metals over the past few weeks. However, the general momentum remains positive on most time frames. Yet, metals need more catalysts to clear the way for further gains this year. Otherwise, they are going nowhere. The Fed Saved The Day Yesterday, metals were at this week’s lows right before the Federal Reserve’s...

2017-08-17 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Silver bullion bar

Metals lost some ground at the end of last week as the US Jobs Report came in much better than expected, sending the US Dollar higher across the board and posting the biggest one-day gain since the beginning of the year. Gold lost nearly 1% since Friday, while Silver declined by more than 2.5%. However, since the beginning of the week, both met...

2017-08-08 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Gold

The US Dollar tumbled to the lowest level since May 2016, completing five months of consecutive declines, something we haven't seen since 2011. Despite this move and the notable decline in USD Index, Metals volatility was muted. Gold advanced slightly, while Silver managed to rise close to 1%. Even though Metals are still lagging, the opportun...

2017-08-01 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more