Based on the early price action and the current price at $1734.30, the direction of the June Comex gold market the rest of the session on Monday is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the pivot at $1727.50.
(Bloomberg) — Just before the coronavirus-induced U.S. lockdowns began in March, some of the world’s investing elite gathered at an invite-only event in Silicon Valley.Representatives for super-rich families and endowments crowded into Vina Enoteca, an Italian restaurant right by the Stanford University campus. They were there to hear from Lei Zhang, the charismatic founder of […]
(Bloomberg) — Retail investors can’t seem to get enough of gold during the coronavirus crisis, and they are willing to pay staggering amounts to get their hands on it.Consumers who want to buy gold coins typically have to pay more than the per-ounce prices quoted on financial markets in London and New York. That premium […]
Gold investors are currently wearing two-hats, which means they shouldn’t be surprised by volatile swings over the near-term. Additionally, the long-term outlook is bullish so despite looking ugly sometimes in the short-run, we’re confident there will be investors ready and willing to buy the dips.
(Bloomberg) — Adidas AG Chief Executive Officer Kasper Rorsted tried to present a silver lining as he predicted the German shoemaker’s first quarterly loss in four years: that cooped-up consumers might need more sportswear once countries lift stay-at-home orders.More than two-thirds of Adidas’s stores are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which led the company […]
Our researchers believe Gold will eventually target $3750 from research that was completed in 2019.
Gold prices are on the verge of breaking to fresh seven-year highs despite conditions that are not ideal for the yellow metal.
“This is the time to really be paying attention to the markets… It could be a bloodbath.”
(Bloomberg Opinion) — An oil major’s dividend is its solemn pledge that it will deliver no matter the vagaries of the market. But no one planned on those vagaries including negative oil prices. So can Big Oil maintain its dividends? Should it?As so often in this business, oilfield services provide early warning. Announcing quarterly earnings, Schlumberger Ltd. […]
Gold has rallied over the past month, but it's a short-term rally, according to one analyst.If the global economy finds its feet over the second half of 2020, safe haven purchases of gold are likely to ease substantially, with the commodity's price falling back to $1,600 by the end of 2020.On Wednesday, the shares of […]
The United States Oil Fund (NYSE: USO) recently turned 14, and for much of those 14 years on the market, the oil exchange traded product has been known as one of the largest and most heavily traded commodity ETPs.Down almost 40% over just the past week, USO is gaining notoriety, if not infamy, at a […]
United Airlines (UAL) has announced an underwritten public offering of 39.25 million shares of its common stock in a bid to raise around $1 billion,as it seeks to further boost liquidity in these challenging times. The offering will be priced at $26.50 per share.The company has also granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to […]
Exact Sciences (EXAS) has pre-announced first quarter results, with total revenue up 114% year-over-year at $348 million, surpassing the Street estimate of $342.6 million.The company, which focuses on the early prevention and detection of colorectal cancer, revealed that screening revenue from its key Cologuard product rose 35% from 1Q19 to $219 million. Meanwhile precision oncology […]
Gilead Sciences (GILD) and its Kite unit have entered into a three-year cancer immunotherapy research collaboration with oNKo-innate. The goal: to discover and develop next-generation drug and engineered cell therapies focused on natural killer (NK) cells.Current cancer immunotherapy approaches primarily focus on T cell mediated anti-tumor immunity. Like T cells, NK cells are a class […]
Biogen (BIIB) has kicked off first quarter biotech earnings with a top- and bottom-line beat. However, the company surprised investors by announcing a significant delay to the aducanumab BLA (biologics license application) filing, which is now set for 3Q instead of early 2020. Aducanumab is a human monoclonal antibody designed to treat early Alzheimer’s disease.“Among the […]
Top news and what to watch in the markets on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
Prices consolidate as the dollar rises
(Bloomberg) — Bank of America Corp. raised its 18-month gold-price target to $3,000 an ounce — more than 50% above the existing price record — in a report titled “The Fed can’t print gold.”The bank increased its target from $2,000 previously, as policy makers across the globe unleash vast amounts of fiscal and monetary stimulus […]
Penny stocks are controversial, to say the least. When it comes to these under $5 per share investment opportunities, Wall Street observers usually either love them or hate them. The penny stock-averse point out that while the bargain price tag is tempting, there could be a reason shares are trading at such low levels like […]
One thing is certain: April has come in like a lion for the stock markets. In the first 11 trading sessions of the month, there have been 4 day of net-loss trading – and 7 of net-gain, with the gains heavily outweighing the losses. The S&P 500 has gained 11% so far this month, in […]
(Bloomberg) — Asian stocks retreated, with South Korean shares underperforming, and the dollar climbed after news that the U.S. is monitoring information surrounding the health of North Korea’s dictator.Equities declined across Asia-Pacific markets, with 2% or more losses in South Korea and Hong Kong. Shanghai and Tokyo benchmarks were down about 1%. U.S. futures surrendered […]