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Weekly Market Review & April Week 1

Weekly Market Review & April Week 1

The week began with markets closed for the Easter holiday in Europe and in Hong Kong. Asian indices were mostly in the red on Monday. In contrast, the major exchanges in the United States started positive for investors. The most important financial news of the week was the announcement by the United States Federal Reserve […]

Massive Migration Into Europe Has Created A Crisis

Massive Migration Into Europe Has Created A Crisis

What had began as a mainly humanitarian effort has turned into a full scale crisis. The deluge of migrants arriving into Europe from not only the war shattered countries of Iraq and Syria, but from all over the Middle East has created an untenable situation for a number of countries. Time is rapidly running out […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills March Week 4

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills March Week 4

This week was dominated by two events, the terrorist attacks in Belgium and the increasing talk of a possible interest rate rise by the Federal Reserve Bank in the United States. Together they put a halt on an ongoing 5 week rally for investors in the global markets, that had erased most of the losses […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills March Week 3

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills March Week 3

This week saw a general movement up for most world markets. In the United States (U.S.) the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) moved into positive territory on Thursday, for the first time this year. It has been a remarkable comeback from the worst start ever for this key exchange. The composite is now above 17,600 […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills March Week 2

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills March Week 2

The week began on the positive side for investors with markets in the United States advancing for the third week in a row. This was directly the result of the jobs report from last Friday confirming the creation of 242,000 jobs in the month of February of which 230,000 originated in the private sector. The […]

Oil Prices: No Real Recovery Yet

Oil Prices:  No Real Recovery Yet

The pundits continue to insist that a real recovery in oil prices has arrived or will be here shortly. They will provide a host of reasons why this will occur. Meetings and comments by various individuals associated with crude production, are given far more credence than is warranted by actual results. Investors are given a […]

Weekly Market Review March Week 1

Weekly Market Review  March Week 1

There was a broad recovery in oil prices this week. American WTI (West Texas Intermediate) bounced back above $34.00 USD (United States Dollar) and international priced Brent moved above $37.00 USD. The problem for investors remains oversupply. The world will use about 95 million barrels of crude and other liquid fuels a day in 2016. […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills February Week 4

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills February Week 4

First we wanted to share a live trading video from one of our newest Master Traders, Daniel.  We always try to be there for our traders. This is why we are with him now, to support him at the time when he is doubling his contract load.  There is no feeling in the world like seeing someone actually make a […]

Currency Wars End Game

Currency Wars End Game

The currency wars are intensifying. The central banks of the world are becoming increasingly desperate in their efforts to bring growth back and maintain some sort of financial stability. Alas, both objectives no longer seem to be achievable at the same time anymore. Massive amounts of liquidity have been injected into the system through continuous […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills February Week 3

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills February Week 3

The week began with a mini rally in equity markets due to reports that top officials from Russia, Qatar, Venezuela and most importantly Saudi Arabia, had agreed in principle to freeze oil output at the level achieved in January. The meeting had resulted from the financial hardship, that was being caused by crude dipping to […]