Risk Assets Steady Before Holiday Week, Weigh Practical Trading

The coming week holds a historical precedence of extremely restrictive market activity, but how far can complacency push in these already inert times? Dollar and overt risk assets will struggle for clear trend, but Pound pairs, commodities, Bitcoin and others may find more productive bearing. Talking Points: The S&P 500-led reversal through the middle of […]


Gold Price Surge May Falter as US, Russia Weigh Syria and Ukraine

Talking Points: Gold prices surge as interest rates decline amid risk aversion Crude oil prices rise on Saudi support for output cut extension Commodities may reverse recent move on US/Russia bargain Gold prices surged as risk aversion swept financial markets. Haven-seeking capital flows pushed up Treasury bonds and sent yields lower while the priced-in 2017 […]