Archive | June, 2013

Despite US Holiday Week, Lots of data releases to ponder

DATA HIGHPOINTS FOR THE WEEK: — Japan Tankan Report…US ISM Manufacturing Data… US, Eurozone PMI Data… Royal Bank Australia, ECB, Bank of England monetary policy meetings, rate announcements… US, Eurozone Employment Data US MARKET HOLIDAY SCHEDULE -EARLY CLOSES WEDNESDAY JULY 3RD…US MARKETS CLOSED THURSDAY JULY 4TH Data in italics-high potential to influence markets Sunday-11:50 PM […]

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Silver – A 7% Reversal as of this Post…Today

In the last 9 months one could have born a child and within that same time frame silver prices are lower by 44%. Bears have been in the driver’s seat with a few exceptions but is that about to change? Can you say R-E-V-E-R-S-A-L? At 8pm last evening est. September silver futures were trading at […]

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The Trillions of dollars question…Will the equity rebound have any follow through?

Global Economic Calendar June 25th-26th  2013   *Actual data releases for today Data release times are in GMT or specified US EST (Eastern Standard Time) Figures posted are estimates unless specified otherwise Data in italics-high potential to influence markets   Click here to see video for weekly Economic Calendar (Use Windows Media Player for best […]

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Equities rebound from lows on calming dose of…reality? Bonds fall, Oil rallies.

Global Economic Calendar June 24th-25th  2013 *Actual data releases for today Data release times are in GMT or specified US EST (Eastern Standard Time) Figures posted are estimates unless specified otherwise Data in italics-high potential to influence markets   Click here to see video for weekly Economic Calendar (Use Windows Media Player for best viewing […]

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The Option Queen Letter

The Option Queen Letter by the Option Royals It really gets scary when you try to sell and ETF and discover that you can’t. It is almost as scary as breaking the buck on the money market funds. This past week, there were two instances where redemptions were halted on ETFs, State Street halted redemptions […]

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Azucar Not so Sweet for the Bulls

In the last 18 months as one can see on the chart below sugar has been trending lower depreciating 30% dragging futures to their lowest levels in three years. There is no denying the direction of the trend and until we see prices retake the down sloping trend line we are grasping at straws. However […]

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Will Day 3 of The Fed’s farewell tour be less stressful for the markets?

Global Economic Calendar June 20th-21st  2013   *Actual data releases for today Data release times are in GMT or specified US EST (Eastern Standard Time) Figures posted are estimates unless specified otherwise Data in italics-high potential to influence markets   Click here to hear audio commentary for Economic Calendar *Thursday-6:58 AM France Flash Manufacturing PMI […]

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