Top Trading Opportunities for 2018

These are just a sample of our top trading opportunities for 2018. Do you want to learn about more of them? View our complete guide here. Short: EUR vs. USD, GBP – The Euro is Running Out of Reasons to Rise By Ilya Spivak, Senior Strategist The Euro enjoyed an undeniably stellar year in 2017. […]

Santa Brings a Gold Price Rally for Christmas

Gold has been bright and shining star since December 12 rallying nearly 3%. Though we were previously forecasting lower levels and a potential retest of $1200, we changed our tune in the December 18 US Opening Bell webinar suggesting that the near term down trend appears to have ended. Gold prices have rallied to a […]

The CBOE is the big winner in today’s Bitcoin rout

Volumes more than doubled Bitcoin trading volumes today at the CBOE are more than double the previous record. With a couple hours of trading to go, more than 11,000 contracts have changed hands. That’s up from yesterday’s previous record of 4616 contracts. Now it’s only the 11th day of trading but it looks to me […]

NY Fed Nowcast estimate for 4Q GDP at 3.9%

Down from 4.0% last weekThe NY Fed  is out with their estimates for 4Q and 1Q 2018. They now see 4Q GDP at 3.9%, down from 4.0% last week.  The biggest contributor was single family houses sold (added 0.1%).  Data revisions subtracted -0.09% (see charts below).For the 1Q, they see growth at a 3.2% annualized pace. Earlier […]