The end of each quarter is a time of the year when prices often ignore technical and fundamental factors.
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Now that the Mueller investigation is out of the way in the US, the political focus will begin to focus on the 2020 Presidential election.
Dr. Copper is a bellwether commodity that takes the pulse of the global economy at times.
The trend in the gold market has been bullish since it hit a low at $1161.40 per ounce in mid-August 2018.
Traders and active investors should take note of Friday's selloff.
The beginning of the 2018/2019 peak season for natural gas demand was a time when price volatility increased dramatically.
The price of crude oil had a rough time over the final three months of 2018.
On Wednesday, March 20, the Federal Open Market Committee of the US Federal Reserve delivered their message about the path of monetary policy.
The US and China have the world’s leading economies when it comes to GDP. With over 7.55 billion people on our planet, China accounts for over 18 percent of the global population.
Predicting the path of least resistance for any asset can be a challenge.
The dollar index rose to a new high on the nearby contract on March 7 when it rose to 97.665.
Copper fell to a new low at the start of 2019 when the price reached $2.5430 per pound.
After falling to a low at $42.36 on the nearby contract at the end of December, the price of crude oil recovered and reached its most recent peak at $57.88 on March 1.
After reaching a high at $1349.80 on February 20, the nearby gold futures contract came tumbling down.
After the rally in the stock market that began at the end of December, the carnage that gripped markets during the fourth quarter of 2018 began to fade into the market’s rearview mirror.
The US central bank releases its Beige Book eight times each year, and it is a collection of data on economic activity and conditions from the various districts throughout the United States.
The stock market had been rallying steadily since the end of December when the E-Mini S&P 500 hit rock bottom at 2316.75.
The price of gold has been moving higher since mid-August when it traded to a low at $1161.40. The most recent high came on February 20, when it reached $1344 per ounce.
Thursday was a quiet day in markets across all asset classes. The market was doing its best to digest the latest economic and political news.
The US stock market experiences a reversal of fortune so far in 2019.
On Friday, February 22, the price of WTI crude oil continued its upward trajectory as it rose to a new high for 2019 at $57.81 per barrel.
Copper is a metal that is a building block for infrastructure around the world.