Weekly Forecast

Financial Market Preview for May 18 -22

Big Bull

The U.S. dollar took another beating this week as it depreciated against the Euro and yen, while the stock market didn’t do much and commodities rallied – this mainly includes gold and silver. This week, the FOMC will release the…

Gold and Silver Outlook for May 11-15

golden bar

The U.S. jobs report showed a gain of 223K jobs, which wasn’t far off market expectations, albeit it was better than the previous report. Alas, the report also showed downward revisions for the previous jobs reports and little change in…

Financial Market Preview for May 11 -15

Financial crisis bomb

The recent NFP report was inline with market expectations but did present downward revisions for previous months. The aftermath of this report will continue to resonate in the markets in the coming days. Besides this labor market update, here are…

Financial Market Outlook for May 4-8

Big Bull

The U.S. dollar came further down in the past week following the release of the recent FOMC statement. This week, the UK elections will take center stage in Europe and in the U.S. the main report is the NF payroll.…

Financial Market Preview for April 27-May 1

3d blue background with stock diagram

The U.S. dollar resumed its descent while precious metals kept coming down. But this could all change if the FOMC were to surprise the market in its forthcoming statement. On this week’s agenda in the U.S: FOMC meeting, GDP for…

Gold and Silver Outlook for April 20-24

Gold bars on dollars

The bullion market cooled down in the past several days as both gold and silver slightly declined last week. ECB’s rate decision didn’t provide any major headlines, albeit the Euro resumed its rally. The ongoing fall in LT treasuries yields…

Financial Market Preview for April 20-24

3d blue background with stock diagram

The U.S. dollar took another tumble against leading currencies such as Euro, Japanese yen and Aussie dollar. On this week’s agenda in the U.S: Durable goods, existing home sales, and jobless claims. In Europe: Euro group meetings, BOE rate decision,…

Financial Market Preview for April 13 -17

Financial crisis bomb

The U.S. dollar resumed its upward trend and picked up against the Euro and Japanese yen. The aftermath of the NFP report and the minutes of the last FOMC meeting provided enough volatility for the markets. Also, the tensions in…

Gold and Silver Outlook for April 6-10

Gold bars on dollars

The recent NFP report came short of market expectations with only 126K jobs added in the past month. This report is likely to rekindle the hopes of a “later rather than sooner” rate hike by the FOMC – perhaps by…

Financial Market Preview for April 6-10

Big Bull

Even though last week was short, the NFP report came out on Friday and surprised analysts – only 126K jobs were added, which was well below market estimates. This news is likely to resonate in the markets on Monday and…