Gold

Nov 30, 2022

As markets head into the final month of 2022, market participants continue to face uncertainty as the war in Ukraine continues, the Fed is battling the highest inflation in decades, gridlock in the US government is on the horizon in 2023, and... more

Nov 02, 2022

On November 2, the US Fed did precisely what the market had expected and increased the Fed Funds Rate by 75 basis points for the fourth consecutive time. In March 2022, the Fed Funds Rate was at zero percent, and today it sits at 3.75% to 4.00... more

May 27, 2022

Over the past few weeks, I’ve asked several options pros with over forty years’ experience about a specific options strategy that I developed for speculators which has limited downside risk and unlimited upside potential (like a long call option... more

Sep 01, 2021

After soaring to an all-time peak in August 2020 in US dollar terms, gold has traded on either side of $1800 per ounce throughout 2021. The yellow precious metal reached a record level in nearly all currencies in 2019 and 2020. Gold was the first... more

Aug 06, 2020

July 2020 was a month where the prices of gold and silver posted significant gains. In what has been almost a perfect bullish storm for the two precious metals, a decline in the value of the US dollar against other world currencies and the... more

Jun 12, 2020

CQG’s Portfolio T&S Monitor displays trades using a time & sales format for a portfolio of instruments. The standard T&S display shows you trading activity for just one instrument. With the Portfolio T&S Monitor you can monitor... more

Jun 01, 2020

The silver-gold ratio measures the price relationship between the two precious metals. Silver and gold are hybrid commodities as both have long histories as both metals with a myriad of applications and as financial instruments. Long before there... more

Sep 03, 2019

With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold and silver market was explosive in August.

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Mar 01, 2019

February 2019 was an excellent month for the prices of two high-profile metals that trade on the futures exchanges. Gold is a metal that has many roles. The yellow metal is a go-to favorite when it comes to jewelry, and its resistance to heat and... more

Feb 01, 2019

Gold fell to a low at $1161.70 in mid-August, but silver waited until mid-November to find its bottom at $13.86 per ounce. Since the lows, the precious metals have been making higher lows and higher highs. During the week of January 22, both... more