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Why Gold Has Been on a Tear in 2016

It's a bit of a cliché to say that people turn to gold in times of uncertainty: Sometimes that works, sometimes it doesn't. Gold did phenomenally well from 2000-2011 but really suffered after hitting nearly $2000 per ounce in 2011. From 2011 to 2015 …

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Morgan Stanley Trading Executive Provides Grim Picture for Wall Street–Update

Morgan Stanley's top trading executive warned that the first quarter was shaping up to be another tough one for Wall Street, as volatile markets take a toll on investors' desire to buy and sell with banks. That view is particularly significant because …

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Forex: J$121.57 to one US dollar

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, ended trading at J$121.57, up by 13 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$86.96, up from …

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Gold futures retreat after Monday's rocket rise

“Profit-taking must be expected after such a sharp move, and gold's 2016 jump has come straight off new six-year lows,” said Adrian Ash, head of research at BullionVault. But “the underlying tone from money managers is starting to change, because gold …

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Wall Street struggles in choppy trading

Tuesday 17:30 GMT. US stocks struggled to regain their composure following the previous session's sharp sell-off as trading turned volatile amid persistent concerns over global growth, the health of the banking sector and the outlook for Federal …

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2016: Year of Volatility – Stocks, Forex Trading Strategies

It doesn't take a genius to notice we had an odd start to the year across most financial instruments including forex and stocks. But it certainly could take a genius to figure out how to invest in this new fragile market with profit. From an Invest …

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Gold Returns As Financial Markets Shudder

Gold is back on the radar screen of some risk-averse U.S. investors but it's rating much higher in several other countries were a modern-day gold rush appears to have started. In South Africa, once home to the world's biggest gold-mining industry, the …

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LBMA Said to Invite LME, ICE to Propose Gold Trading Platform

The London Metal Exchange and Intercontinental Exchange Inc. are among companies that have been invited by the London Bullion Market Association to submit proposals to develop a precious-metals trading platform in the city, according to two people …

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ShowFx World, The Premier Organizer of High-Profile Forex Events Worldwide …

ForexMart, the rising game changer in the brokerage business, has finally established its name among the leaders of the Forex industry as recognized by ShowFx World. ShowFx World is as an award-giving body that recognizes the best Forex companies …

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Gold Charts Start to Shine; Miners Are Really Surging

And yet, on the charts, gold is still officially in a bear market. To be sure, bull markets begin at major lows, but we only know with any confidence that the market has indeed bottomed well after the fact. How can we tell that a bottom is in …

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Trading Ideas – European session 9 Feb

Founded in 2008, ForexLive.com is the premier forex trading news site offering interesting commentary, opinion and analysis for true FX trading professionals. Get the latest breaking foreign exchange trade news and current updates from active traders …

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FOREX-Dollar skids to lowest vs yen since Nov 2014

… * Perceived safe-haven yen rallies as equities tumble. * Most of Asia still shut for Lunar New Year holidays. * Risk-sensitive Aussie-yen skids more than 1 pct. By Lisa Twaronite and Ian Chua. TOKYO/SYDNEY, Feb 9 The dollar skidded to its lowest …

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Chart: This gold pattern can't be ignored

The gold price has been wallowing around $1,050 to $1,180 since June 2013, sending plenty of confusing signals as it built a very broad consolidation base. Now, the rally in gold has the potential to develop into a breakout from the consolidation base …

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Computerized Trading Creating Oil Price Volatility

First, it is important to note what is driving the incremental volume as overall investor participation in day-to-day trading wanes. Every investor has witnessed a huge decline in overall liquidity, in part due to an investor class disenfranchised by 7 …

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FOREX-Dollar slumps to lowest vs yen since Nov 2014

… * Perceived safe-haven yen rallies as equities tumble. * Most of Asia still shut for Lunar New Year holidays. * Risk-sensitive Aussie-yen skids more than 1 pct. By Lisa Twaronite and Ian Chua. TOKYO/SYDNEY, Feb 9 The dollar briefly crashed through …

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Gold settles near $1200, at highest level since June

April gold GCJ6, -0.54% jumped $40.20, or 3.5%, to settle at $1,197.90 an ounce to register its best single-session point and percentage gain since December 2014. The metal also ended at its highest settlement since June 19, 2015, when gold finished at …

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Cheniere Energy scraps its crude trading desk

In mid-2015, the company launched a crude trading and origination desk by hiring Nelson Lee from BHP Billiton, where he had helped orchestrate some of the first-ever exports of U.S. condensate, a very light form of crude. It was not immediately clear …

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Forex: J$121.44 to one US dollar

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Monday, February 8, 2016, ended trading at J$121.44 down by five cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$86.58, down …

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