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Revenge Of The NIRPs: A Bullish Outlook For The Euro And The Yen
The Euro and the Yen should be the great winners of the global reflation trade These currencies are undervalued on a real basis, and they are natural plays on faster global growth. Japan’s and Europe’s structural issues are overblown, and they are improving.
Shell’s Brazilian Deep-Water Portfolio
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has begun operations on the FPSO (Floating Production Storage Offloading) P-66 in the Lula South field, Santos Basin, Brazil.
QQQ vs. TQQQ: What’s the Difference and Which Is Better?
A look at a Nasdaq ETF for investors and one for active traders.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,269.50 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $17.26 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $943.40 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $818.50 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $120.62, which is 1203% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $9.26
The RSI is 59.04 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and GLD is experiencing slight selling pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has on average historically risen by 0.1% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has risen higherby an average 0.1%in 8 of those 12 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 66%
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) share price is $16.39, which is 1197.4% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $1.26
The RSI is 58.34 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and SLV is experiencing slight selling pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has on average historically fallen by 2.7% based on the past 11 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has fallen lowerby an average 2.7%in 5 of those 11 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 45%
Trending Stocks On The Move
Kadant Inc. (KAI) share price is $76.85, which is 165.6% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $28.93
Kadant Inc. (KAI) share price is $76.85, which is 1272.7% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $5.60
According to the MACD, Kadant Inc. (KAI) is currently on a Buy Signal.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) share price is $38, which is 157.7% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $14.74
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) share price is $38, which is 1227% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $2.86
According to the MACD, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Medicines Co. (MDCO) share price is $39.77, which is 158.8% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $15.36
Medicines Co. (MDCO) share price is $39.77, which is 1233.5% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $2.98
According to the MACD, Medicines Co. (MDCO) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 10.41. This is 40.4% below the historic median figure of 17.47.
The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. Historically, VIX levels above 50 correlate closely with periods of stock market panic while VIX levels below 20 are more typical during relatively calm periods in the market.
The 10,000 Foot Economic View
Total Market Cap / GDP
Chart for Total Market Cap / GDP
The ratio of the Total Market Capitalization (Wilshire 5000) to United States GDP is 1.3166. This is 49.2% above the historic median figure of 0.88.
The higher the Market Cap/GDP figure is relative to its median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market. Markets can remain overvalued for extended time periods.
The S&P Earnings is 94.59. This is 69.3% above the historic median figure of 55.87.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
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