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Striking Options: Gold, U.S. Dollar and a Market Bounce

Striking Options: Gold, U.S. Dollar and a Market Bounce

Gold tests the lower end of its yearly range.

Market Movers: Yield Curve

Market Movers: Yield Curve

Historically, an inverted U.S. yield curve has been a reliable recession indicator. Is that still the case?

Economist Perspective: U.S. Crisis In The Making

Economist Perspective: U.S. Crisis In The Making

Double Trouble? The U.S. government is facing twin challenges.

Why China Is the World's Largest Gold Consumer

Why China Is the World's Largest Gold Consumer

China's appetite for gold continues as use in jewelry, electric cars and central bank reserves increases.

Market Movers: EU Elections

Market Movers: EU Elections

Why is this European Parliament election different?

Market Movers: Trade War Volatility

Market Movers: Trade War Volatility

Trade jitters continue as U.S.-China trade deadline approaches.

Economist Perspective: ECB Rate Policy

Economist Perspective: ECB Rate Policy

Will the ECB change course to end negative rates?

Why Micro Futures Are a Game Changer for Retail Traders

Why Micro Futures Are a Game Changer for Retail Traders

Equity index traders hesitant to venture into futures should be encouraged by contracts one-tenth the size of the popular E-mini.

Market Movers: April U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: April U.S. Jobs Report

Will the U.S. jobs story continue to be an economic bright spot?

Economist Perspective: Short and Long of Oil

Economist Perspective: Short and Long of Oil

Rising fuel efficiency could trim oil demand over the long-term.