The all-important Non-Farm Payrolls report is scheduled to be released on Friday, April 3, even though markets are closed in observance of Good Friday.
Hecla Mining CEO Phillips Baker, Jr. says long-term silver fundamentals and industrial demand are improving, not just in emerging markets but worldwide.
Henry Schwartz, President of Trade Alert, says options order flow was very quiet into the deal announcement, but looking further back, interesting call volume on March 10 was detected.
The impact of volatile swings in the currency market and pull back in the U.S. dollar have put a bid under commodities.
Many investors are satisfied if they do as well as the market or almost as well, but that should not be the case.
Gold is back up near the key psychological trading level of $1,200 as the U.S. dollar has pulled back.
Comparing options to brackets, no matter what instrument you are trading (betting on), understanding the risk inherent with the trade should always be the first factor you look at.
The Federal Reserve removed the key word 'patience' from the communique, sending the equity and commodities markets higher as the U.S. dollar pulled back.
Markets rallied hard following the Fed's interest rate decision and removal of 'patience' from its communique.
It's never a prudent thing to try and pick tops and bottoms in any market, but rather look for established ranges and scale in and out of trades.