View From the Hill: It’s All Fun and Games Until…

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Going into the weekend the equity markets are delivering mixed results. Outside of Bonds, Utilities, and Real Estate, the Fed announcement on monetary policy and unwinding its balance sheet had very little effect from a weekly perspective. Today, it appears Geopolitics has re-emerged as a toxic cloud over the broad markets  as tensions between North […]

Energy Commodities Alert: Natural Gas Signaling Bullish Breakout

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The energy commodity, Natural Gas, has been trending downward since December-2016, but as of today the trend may be changing for both the futures contracts and its underlying exchange traded fund. The October-2017 contract cleared resistance above its 22-week average and is now looking to challenge resistance at the 55-week moving average. Meanwhile, the Natural […]

Long-Term View of Gold Prices: Cheap to Cheaper

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Gold prices are cheap in the face of unprecedented and coordinated global quantitative easing among central banks. However, if the Fed makes good on its promise to gradually raise interest rates, then gold prices might get even cheaper.  Once some semblance of supply-demand equilibrium can be restored to the energy markets to stabilize oil prices, […]