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Market Recap: Chinese Equities Are Closed For A Public Holiday And USA - Canada Reach A NAFTA Deal
3 months ago

Equities in the Asia Pac area traded mixed overnight with the Shanghai Comp. in China closed for a national holiday. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 rose just above half a percent and Australia's ASX was the laggard and tra...
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History of Gold: A Timeless Tale
3 months ago

For many of us, Gold is just something that has been around since time began, but the precious metal has an extensive history throughout the human race and has played a vital role in how the financial markets have evolved int...
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Is Gold The Safe Haven For When The US Dollar Collapses?
3 months ago

Why does the value of the US Dollar affect the price of Gold? Gold and the US Dollar were associated between 1900 and 1971, during this time the Gold Standard was employed meaning the value of a unit of currency was tied t...
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Market Recap: Nikkei Trades At The Highest Level Since 1991
3 months ago

US equities were dragged up by the Nasdaq yesterday which posted a 0.65% move higher. Equities in the Asia Pac area followed suit with the Nikkei trading 1.37% higher, hitting its highest level since 1991, China's Sh...
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Equities Lose Ground Following The FOMC Rate Decision And Comments
3 months ago

Following the FOMC rate decision and press conference, US indices lost ground with the Dow underperforming, falling 0.40%. It was much the same in the Asia Pac area as the Nikkei fell 0.82%, Shanghai Comp dropped 0.49% a...
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Market Recap: Traders Await The Big Event Of The Day
3 months ago

Doomsday is upon us! Once again markets over in the US traded mixed as the Dow and S&P lost ground the Nasdaq rose 0.18%. No such issues in the Asia Pac area as the Nikkei (0.36%), Shanghai Comp. (1.08%) and ASX (0.10%...
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XAU/USD: Where To Next
3 months ago

Having had 12% of its value chopped since April, Gold prices are stalling at the $1200.00 key level. Last week’s candle failed to close above this level showing potential for further downside, however, the current weekl...
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Market Recap: Brent Trades At 4 Year Highs
3 months ago

Bourses in the US traded mixed yesterday as the Dow pulled back from all-time highs. In China, the Shanghai Comp. had a chance to react to the US vs China meeting cancellation and the index fell 0.57%. In Australia, the ASX t...
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Market Recap: China Cancels Talks With The US
3 months ago

Good morning and welcome to another trading week with EFX! This morning the Asia Pacific session was a quiet one today as China and Japan were closed due to a public holiday. The ASX lost 0.12% of its value after it had em...
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Is Trump Really Making America Great Again? The USA Vs. China Story So Far
4 months ago

Later this year, in early November the US conduct their midterm elections. These elections take place halfway through the presidential term and is a perfect opportunity to let voters judge the performance of the current admin...
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Market Recap - Positive Sentiment Sends Equities Flying
4 months ago

Good day in Wall St. as all of the major indices rose nearly 1% as positive risk sentiment entered the markets. That positive sentiment filtered through to the Asia Pacific area as the Nikkei 0.86%, ASX 0.41%, and t...
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USD/JPY: Pushes higher as equity markets shine again
4 months ago

Wall Street is in a good mood as we see both the S&P and Dow Jones pressing up to new record highs and dragging the JPY lower in its wake.  This sees USD/JPY pushing above the 112.50 marks in what is a measured move ...
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