Articles By Glenford Robinson

US Treasury 30-Year Bond Yield Hits Record Low, Economy Heading for Recession?

The infamous inverted yield curve is used to forecast economic recession and it too has shown itself a few times recently, flip flopping its way into the hearts of paranoid investors. The take-away from this is that for a true economic recession to occur, the inverted yield curve must remain inverted for many months to qualify as a true predictor of economic recession.

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US Federal Rate cut has come and gone, Now What?

The price of gold has certainly benefitted from the US-China trade war, hitting a six-year high of $1,510. When there are uncertainties in the US dollar and global economy, investors look for safe-haven asset classes to stash their cash. Gold is one of those safe-haven asset classes that investors turn to during times of trouble. In addition, the price of gold is inversely proportional to the price of the US dollar. This means that whenever the price of gold goes up, the price and value of the US dollar goes down. So, as currency traders who trade the USD against other currencies, we should all understand the relationship between the USD and AUX (Gold).

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US Retail Sales Rose, But Building Permits Fall; Fed Rate Cut Decision Pending

The monthly building permit report is watched closely by traders, investors, economists, and by the Federal Reserve. Because all related factors associated with the construction of a building are very important economic activities (for example, financing and employment), the building permit report can give major hints as to the current state of the economy in the not-so-distant future. So, the fact that the latest building permit numbers came in well below estimates, there is cause for concern and the Feds may very will cut interest rate to jump start the economy by putting a cap on the progress of deflation.

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US Inflation Rate Fell from 1.8% to 1.6% Giving Strong Indication of a Fed Rate Cut in July

With a strong US dollar, the stock market suffers. This was also one of the reasons why President Donald Trump lashed out at the Feds claiming that the agency was not doing enough to stimulate the economy, condemning the agency for hiking interest rates two times this year, thus stifling the efforts of the US President to stimulate the economy when he championed the passing of legislation which allows huge tax breaks to companies.

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US Fed Rate Cut Sentiment Thwarted, Euro Free Falling

The ECB is hell bent on keeping the value of the Euro as low as possible in order to compete with Trump’s USD for bottom-dwelling supremacy. Going forward, an interest rate decision either by the ECB or the FOMC in the not so distant future favoring the Euro could cause a rapid rise of the currency pair back up toward the 1.1400 level.

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EUR-USD Bullish on US-China Raging Trade War

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The Mstardom Finance trading group is predicting that the next short-term target for the EUR/USD currency pair is 1.1305. The pair has met support at the 1.1253 area and resistance at the 1.1263 area. This price action is inline with our calculated and predicted price movements. If our bullish prediction doesn't hold, then a pullback to the 1.1216 area is expected.

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When Interest Rates Rise: Winners and Losers

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The green back has appreciated over 20% against other currencies since July 2014 in anticipation of a rate hike. A strong dollar is a positive for consumers buying goods or traveling overseas, but the flipside is that a strong dollar ends up hurting American exporters.

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What About the New 52-Week High Mark for a Stock?

For the short-term minded trader who elects to buy the stock as a result of its 52-week outstanding performance, short-term trouble could be on the horizon. The main reason why there could be trouble is because professional and institutional traders use a stock’s 52-week high mark has a take-profit point where they lock in their gains accrued over the past year.

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Fastest Way to Make Short-Term Profits in the Stock Market is Shorting Stocks

My discovery explains the reason why most traders lose money in the stock market. Those losing traders just approach the market the wrong way. First, one must understand that what goes up must come down to some degree because profit has to be made by traders. However, what goes down doesn’t necessarily mean that it will come back up at all. That is because companies do run out of business, which cause their stock prices to plummet without recovery.

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