Why Higher Bond Yields Can Cause the Market to Crash

On a Thursday in late February, stocks took a tumble from their lofty perch. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.8%, the S&P 500 went down 2.5%, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 3.5%.These numbers represent the worst days for these

Newsletter – Mar 2021

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays   Mar 01 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REPORT Mar 04 MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INV… – FULL REPORT Mar 05 EMPLOYMENT SITUATION REPORT Mar 05 US INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES… Mar 08 MONTHLY WHOLESALE TRADE: SALES &

Where Might Silver Be Heading in 2021?

The ramifications of the 2020 pandemic will be felt for years to come. This is especially true on the economic side of things. In 2021, people are investing in a range of assets to help safeguard their portfolios from this

How to Trade Gold Futures With a Broad Spectrum Perspective

Note: The current COVID pandemic has changed the face of business, markets, and the economy. Some of these changes will be permanent, others will bear outcomes that may affect businesses and households for years to come. When it comes to

Newsletter – Feb 2021

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays     Feb 01 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REPORT Feb 02 HOUSING VACANCIES & HOME OWNERSHIP Feb 04 MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INV… – FULL REPORT Feb 05 US INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES… Feb 05 EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

Where Might Gold Be Heading in the Near-Term and Long-Term?

Gold is up 22.7% year to date, topping the S&P 500 index’ (10.5%) by double, and trailing the Nasdaq 100, up 35.6%, by roughly 13%. Like all three major equity indices, gold has also pulled back. Depending on whether you’re

New E-Book Just Released!

Many of the trading mistakes that result in severe losses can be prevented.  Some risks are unnecessary & can be prevented by following a set of simple preparatory rules & guidelines.  Our “Guide to Better Futures Trading Preparedness” is available

Newsletter – Dec 2020

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays   Dec 01 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REPORT Dec 03 MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES… Dec 04 EMPLOYMENT SITUATION REPORT Dec 07 US INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES… Dec 07 QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT: MANUFACTUR… Dec 07 QUARTERLY FINANCIAL

A Setup for Identifying Market Bottoms

You’re following a market that just tanked. You think you see a potential “bottoming” but you’re unsure. You also know common wisdom says to not try to time market bottoms (or tops for that matter). Yet, getting in close to