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Global Stocks Roar To Record Highs As Tax Reform Is “Priced In” All Over Again

Global stocks and US equity futures roared upward to new record highs to start the second-to-last week of the year, boosted by optimism over a Republican agreement on the shape of U.S. tax cuts aimed at lifting growth; incidentally this is the 6th consecutive day that the “tax bill” has been priced in by the […]

Bitcoin Futures Crash Over $2000 From Open, Converge To Bitcoin Spot

Update: Bitcoin and Bitcoin Futures have collapsed since the futures opened… Dropping over $2200 to converge with spot… *  *  * Both CME and CBOE Bitcoin Futures contracts opened above $20,000 this evening (with Bitcoin spot hovering around $19,000). However, as soon as trading started, Bitcoin futures got hammered lower.   Those expecting a surge […]

Finally, Gold Speculators Start To Bail, Setting Up A Big Q1 2018

  Finally, Gold Speculators Start To Bail, Setting Up A Big Q1 2018 Posted with permission and written by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse      It took a lot longer than it should have, but gold futures traders have finally started behaving “normally.” The speculators who were extremely, stubbornly long – and who are usually […]

The TRUTH about the new Bitcoin Futures CME contract

Elite E Services 12/10/2017 – As a Forex CTA for 12 years, we were happy to learn the CME will offer a Bitcoin futures contract, and called the CME to learn more.  Unlike most of these Bitcoin outfits, the CME has an office, a phone, which is answered, and we were routed to the correct person.  […]

Precious Metal Futures’ Trendline Frenzy: Are Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Copper About to Die?

Gold Futures (GC)   Gold futures found itself in dangerous waters during the 12/05 session as GC price action temporarily broke below 1,267 – a key support level from gold’s last two swing lows on 10/6 and 10/27.  After closing at 1,268.40, GC became the chart of the day, with price sitting just above support […]

Hedge Funds Start To Panic As Tech Wreck Continues

The overnight exuberance in US equity futures is extending for The Dow, but most notably – Nasdaq now back underwater from before ABC's fake news Flynn story on Friday…   Across asset classes – the unwind of Friday's panic moves is complete, but the rotation out of tech is clear…   Semis are getting slammed… […]

Freeing Hamstrung Commodities Traders with Blockchain

The trading paradigms that dominate today’s investing landscape have undoubtedly served some of us well. For those who play by the rules, buying options or futures contracts is no strenuous exercise, and there is a huge market open at all hours of the day to serve willing participants. However, no matter how streamlined these practices […]

Stocks Hit New Record Highs, Dollar Jumps On Senate Vote; Japan Has Longest Winning Streak In History

Global stocks hit new all time highs overnight, with US stock-index futures, Asian and European stocks all rising overnight after the Senate adopted a fiscal 2018 budget resolution, paving the way for Trump’s $1.5 trillion in tax cuts, while news that “dove” Jay Powell may be the next Fed chair added to the risk-on sentiment. […]

The Gold-Backed-Oil-Yuan Futures Contract Myth

On September 1, 2017, the Nikkei Asian Review published an article titled, “China sees new world order with oil benchmark backed by gold”, written by Damon Evans. Just below the headline in the introduction it states, “China is expected shortly to launch a crude oil futures contract priced in yuan and convertible into gold in […]

Global Bond Rout Accelerates Even As Dollar Rally Fizzles

In a continuation of trading patterns observed over the previous two days, on Thursday the global bond rout deepened in the aftermath of the release of President Trump’s tax-cut plan, Janet Yellen’s recent hawkish comments and renewed optimism over the health of the U.S. economy. While global stocks were mostly mixed as investors tried to […]