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Economist Perspective: Can U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum in 2019?

Economist Perspective: Can U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum in 2019?

Any halt to rate hikes could weaken the U.S. dollar and rally gold.

Economist Perspective: Post-G20 Market Implications

Economist Perspective: Post-G20 Market Implications

Could the U.S. and China strike a comprehensive trade deal in Q1 2019?

Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report

Big picture: Does the unemployment number matter to the Fed this month?

Striking Options: G20 Trade Talks, Equities, & Rates

Striking Options: G20 Trade Talks, Equities, & Rates

10-year yields fall below 3%

Uranium Markets Are Drawing New Interest

Uranium Markets Are Drawing New Interest

Global uranium output decreased in 2018, but growing demand from Asia is sending prices higher.

Market of the Week: E-Mini S&P 500

Market of the Week: E-Mini S&P 500

Trade war truce triggers global relief and U.S. stocks are in focus.

Why the Coal Markets Are Moving East

Why the Coal Markets Are Moving East

Demand for coal is growing in India, China and Japan. Power generators, miners and traders there are increasingly needing to hedge the commodity.

Why Gold Remains Valuable to Chinese Investors

Why Gold Remains Valuable to Chinese Investors

China's robust economic growth over the past two decades has gone hand-in-hand with the nations' accumulation of gold.

Market Movers: December Crop Production Report

Market Movers: December Crop Production Report

Will the USDA lower soybean exports again?

What Do We Mean by Risk-On and Risk-Off?

What Do We Mean by Risk-On and Risk-Off?

Positive or negative investor sentiment can quickly change the types of assets being traded.