Last week was challenging for British Prime Minister Theresa May as her colleagues in the Parliament voted to hold her government in contempt for refusing to share legal opinions surrounding the te
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There were two important announcements after the 2-day OPEC meeting at the end of last week.
On Thursday we got another example of how crude oil is a highly political commodity.
On Friday evening, November 30 the forty-first President of the United States George Herbert Walker Bush passed away at ninety-four years of age.
There is an old Chinese saying that goes, “May you live in interesting times.” On Tuesday, December 4, times got very interesting in the U.S. stock market and the British pound.
On Saturday evening, December 1 in Buenos Aries, Argentina, the Presidents of the United States and China dined together and discussed trade.
This must be the first time in the history of internet search engines that typing in “cease-fire” yields a story on trade in the “Top Stories” section.
Starting in mid-December of 2016, gold caught a bid and by the end of February 2017, it had rallied 12.5% from low to high.
Since its decline of 23% that began at the end of May and bottomed in the middle of August, copper has recovered about 11%, and now sits about 8.5% above those August lows.
The euro currency is likely to face lots of challenges in the coming weeks and months.
The British pound has been quite a ride for FX traders since 2016 when the Brexit referendum took place on June 23rd of that same year.
A potential "technical" agreement has been reached over the Brexit. However, Prime Minister Mays has scheduled a meeting for today to convince her cabinet to accept the deal. Will there be resign
The price of crude oil hit a high of $76.90 on the active month WTI futures contract and $86.72 on the Brent futures contract on October 3.
Gold broke a pattern of higher lows that had been in place since December 2015 when it traded below the $1236.50 level during the week of July 9.
The United States reported real GDP growth of 3.5% on Friday morning, a number slightly ahead of expectations and seemingly in line with the Federal Reserves current thinking.
For the last 4 years, talk has been of the breakeven price of drilling in the shale patch. The “shale patch” in the U.S.
While many industrial commodities prices have declined under the weight of a stronger dollar since February and the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S.
Until late last night, the U.S. government potential had another shutdown in its future.
In June 2016 the citizens of the United Kingdom narrowly voted to exit the European Union.
Global stock markets are lower this Monday morning with traders and investors waking up to the news that Washington was set to implement previously announced tariffs as well as release a new list o
The United States took a hard line against trading partners over recent months as the Trump administration seeks to fulfill promises made on the campaign trail.
A Thursday like yesterday can certainly help a struggling S&P and NASDAQ.
As mentioned last week in the analysis of the USDCAD, price found resistance at the 1.3200 level and has moved back down. Currently there is a line of white dots at 1.3038 and an ATR on the daily