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  1. Crude Oil Weakness Likely to be Short-Lived

    Crude Oil Weakness Likely to be Short-Lived

    Buck-denominated crude oil prices fell sharply on Friday, along with gold and silver after the slightly stronger US jobs report gave the dollar what looks like a temporary boost. Read more

  2. Brussels Attacks Underpin Gold on Safe Haven Demand

    Brussels Attacks Underpin Gold on Safe Haven Demand

    News of the explosions in Brussels unnerved investors on Tuesday, causing the major European stock indices to drop while safe haven gold rallied, though both assets were off their daily extremes at the time of this writing. Read more

  3. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-03-21)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-03-21)

    The primary global macroeconomic theme that prompted the most significant moves in the currency markets last week was clearly central bank activity. Read more

  4. Crude Oil Eases After Good Run

    Crude Oil Eases After Good Run

    Oil prices have retreated sharply at the start of this week, with Brent dipping back towards $38 and WTI to $36 a barrel, thus giving back a good chunk of their recent gains. Read more

  5. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-03-14)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-03-14)

    Last week saw extreme swings for EUR/USD, especially on Thursday when the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a monetary easing package that exceeded expectations. Read more

  6. Gold’s Hesitation Unnerving Weaker Bulls

    Gold’s Hesitation Unnerving Weaker Bulls

    Gold was little-changed at the time of this writing on Tuesday evening, unable to find support from the sell-off in stocks or indeed the weaker US dollar. Read more

  7. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-03-07)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-03-07)

    GBP/USD spent last week rising sharply in a rebound from its new 7-year low up to major resistance around the 1.4250 level. Read more

  8. Crude Extends Rally; US Oil Inventories Eyed

    Crude Extends Rally; US Oil Inventories Eyed

    Although higher on Tuesday (when this report was written), oil prices are still stuck between a rock and a hard place. Read more

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