Will Gold and Precious Metals Continue their Bull Run?

Gold, silver and copper have been soaring since March lows, and they posted new cycle highs in August. They’ve seen consolidated, and metals have been trading in shor-term bearish trends and consolidative formations.

Today the fundamental situation remains bullish for precious metals. Why? Major central banks are about to introduce more easing, with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Bank of England (BoE) having announce more Quantitative Easing (QE) in November, while the European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to increase its bond-buying program at the December meeting.

The Federal Reserve (Fed) is also expected to act following Fed Chair Jerome Powell urging congress to provide more more…

Trading the US Election Through the Eyes of an Expert Trader

Every active trader looks for a rise in market volatility for potential opportunities.

That’s why the 2020 US election is one of the most anticipated trading events of the year.  And with less than a week to go, pro traders are preparing in different ways. Technical traders are watching price charts to predict potential market movements, fundamental traders are tracking data points to determine the strength of a particular currency. Whichever way you choose to trade the election, it’s a time for all traders to size up their strategies and risk management tools to make sure they are best positioned to benefit more…

Equities Collapsing Ahead of US Election on November 3

It has been a bad week for worldwide stocks, and most major indices are down by around 5% for the week, with further losses expected over the next days.

But don’t blame it all on the election. Yes, there is some uncertainty building up, especially if Joe Biden wins, but the odds are that each candidate has narrowed to 50/50. Biden’s recently revealed corruption scandal is hurting him, while Trump continues to attract huge crowds in his rallies.

As many keep saying stocks only go up in the long-term, no matter what party reigns or who the president is.

Worse than the election, are COVID-19 more…

The World’s Bigges Pair Has Been Stagnant, When Will the EURUSD Become More Volatile?

Traders have probably noticed that as of late, that the once highly volative and active EURUSD has seen very low volatility and narrow trading ranges. On Wednesday, the pair was up by 0.1% for the day, during the US session, marking a daily move of 10 pips. While it is still the most globally traded pair, this volatility is not enough for traders to base their strategies on.

The truth is, between July and October the pair has barely moved. Its July highs were at 1.20 and lows at 1.16. In simpler terms, its range is at 400 pips over the period of three months, and on most days more…

Is the Bull Run for Gold Over?

Much has been said about the bull market in precious metals as gold rose 40% from March lows to August highs, while silver notably outperformed that and posted a 150% increase in the same time-frame. All this happening within 6 months is very impressive.

However, since August highs, both metals are plunging – gold is lower by 10%, and silver by 25%. That’s understandable, considering the steep rally in metals over the previous months.

The million-dollar question is; what happens next?

The big drop in gold and silver has primarily been driven by dollar strength. The dollar index hit a two-month high on Wednesday. Investors have moved to the USD due to more…