Markets in Europe will open slightly higher

Markets today will open higher, slightly above the closing value of the previous day. The move higher of the indices continue, but today we might see lower prices as there might be profit taking. The US dollar fundamentally is the strongest and the JPY is the weakest. The price of Oil is slightly higher during […]

We remain short on the Italian banking sector

Nationalization of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA looks increasingly likely. This is expected to happen next week. Despite rescuing the bank by the state banking sector in Italy remains under pressure. The latest data shows that the banking sector in Italy has about 360 billion dollars in bad loans. CEO of Banca Ifis […]

Positive sentiment for the Asian markets open

Asian markets are expected to open in positive territory, following increases from the US and European sessions. The rate hike by FED failed to disturb the stock market and the bulls remain in possession. Japanese Nikkei225 expected to open at 19481 with 208 points higher and Australian ASX 9 points higher at 5547. The new rise in the dollar sent the pair USD/JPY […]

US stocks set for higher open as Wall Street digests Fed rate hike

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday as traders continued to digest the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. Wednesday saw the Fed raise its short-term target rate by 25 basis points in its second rate hike in a decade. The Fed also surprised markets with a forecast that showed […]

Asian Markets are expected to open higher

Asian Markets are expected to open higher, but after that we might see lower prices. The American indices closed lower, after FED increased the rates to 0.75%. The rise was expected and there were no surprices for investors. The important news tonight are from Australia – Employment change. For now the Australian dollar is weak […]

American markets are expected to open higher

Stock market sentiment remains positive and we expect higher levels of the indexes at the opening of US session. Investors are still waiting for the Fed meeting tomorrow, will almost certainly be increased interest rates. The International Energy Agency IEA published its forecast for 2017, where they expect an increase in oil demand, but no commitment […]

European markets are set to open lower

Markets in Europe one will open lower on Tuesday as investors are cautious due to the forthcoming meeting of the Fed this week on December 14th. UKX is expected to open lower in 6881.8, the French CAC is down to 4756.7 and the German DAX is expected to start at 11172.7

CFTC’s speculative net positions from 06.12.2016

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) provides a breakdown of the net positions for speculative traders in U.S. futures markets. All data corresponds to positions held by participants primarily based in Chicago and New York futures markets. The Commitments of Traders report is considered an indicator for analyzing market sentiment and many speculative traders use […]