Metals & Mining

Dollar Mixed as Market Awaits Brexit Vote

The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Monday. The greenback is down against the Japanese yen, the Swiss franc and the British pound, but is appreciating against the euro, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian dollars. Data released out China shows a slowdown in trade which has impacted globa ...

US stocks sink for a second consecutive day as earning season begins

US stocks fell for a second consecutive day after Citigroup kicked off earning season and the US government partial shutdown extends for the 23rd consecutive day.  The dollar traded mixed and Treasuries were steady.  The S&P 500 index ended the day lower by 0.5%, while the Nasdaq fell 0.9%, and t ...

Rising Interest and Prices - Keith Weiner (14/01/2019)

January 14, 2019 For years, people blamed the global financial crisis on greed. Doesn’t this make you want to scream out, “what, were people not greedy in 2007 or 1997??” Greed utterly fails to explain the phenomenon. It merely serves to reinforce a previously-held belief. Far be it from us ...

Gold edges higher as China surprises with dismal data

Gold has started the week with slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1290.67, up 0.22% on the day. There are no U.S. indicators on the schedule. On Tuesday, the U.S. releases PPI reports and the Empire State Manufacturing Index. Gold i ...

Coca-Cola Loses Some of its Fizz

Stocks surged over the last 12 days with the S&P 500 gaining over 10% and moving above its late December high. Coca-Cola (KO) was leading the market with a new high in November, but did not partake in the broad market rally here in January. SPY is up around 3.63% year-to-date, but KO is flat for th ...

Coca-Cola Loses Some Fizz

Stocks surged over the last 12 days with the S&P 500 gaining over 10% and moving above its late December high. Coca-Cola (KO) was leading the market with a new high in November, but did not partake in the broad market rally here in January. SPY is up around 3.63% year-to-date, but KO is flat for th ...

The Apex Predator That Will Take Down Wall Street (And K Street) - Peter Diekmeyer (14/01/2019)

January 14, 2019 Grant Williams grabbed our vote for the top Alt-Finance presentation of 2017 for A World of Pure Imagination , which highlighted global stock, bond and real estate bubbles that are now showing signs of imploding. The co-founder of RealVision TV excelled again during 2018 fo ...

Futures pare gains as improved sentiment tested

Stocks bounce off key technical levels US futures are lower ahead of the start of the week on Wall Street, with stocks further paring last week’s gains following the post-Christmas bounce. We’re now seeing a real test of this improved risk appetite, which has been evident over the last few week ...

The magic numbers for your findependence nest egg revealed

The latest RBC retirement poll came out today and the one thing I like about it is that they put the emphasis on my preferred term of Financial Independence, as opposed to plain old full-stop Retirement. After all, just because you’ve accumulated enough wealth to stop working full-time for an emp ...

Tech Talk for Monday January 14th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Monday January 14th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 22 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures are responding to a lower than expected trade surplus reported by China. Brrrrrr, it’s cold outside. Biggest snow storm during t ...