Entries by The Trend Letter


OPEC points to larger 2017 oil surplus despite deal to cut. Read story Pound rallies as May agrees to let lawmakers debate Brexit plan. Read story Fed can be ‘gentle’ in raising rates, Dudley says. Read story Professor says college students have become ‘precious snowflakes’ living in a ‘fantasy world’. Read story Texas, once a […]

Germany to ban petrol fueled vehicles by 2030

Germany’s federal council, the Bundesrat, has passed a resolution calling for a ban on combustion engine cars by 2030. If the ban were to go through, German citizens would only be permitted to purchase electric or hydrogen-fuelled cars. The resolution, which has received cross-party support but has no legislative effect, calls on the European Commission […]

Is it time to buy gold?

When forecasting which direction gold is most likely to take, one of the key indicators we use is the Commitment of Trader (COT) data. This data is gives us a view of what type of investors are long, & which ones are short gold. There are two key groups that we watch closely: The Large […]

Headline – Oct 4/16

Tech stocks, Deutsche Bank lift Wall St. Read story Powerful hurricane slams into Haiti. Read story Gold tumbles below $1300 psychological mark. Read story OPEC crude output rises to record as Nigeria, Libya boost supply. Read story Pound tumbles to 31-year low. Read story Fed’s Lacker says he would have dissented at September meeting. Read […]

Headlines – Oct. 3/16

US stocks pull back after rally. Read story Deutsche Bank races against time to reach US settlement. Read story Deutsche Bank: What’s the risk? Read story Columbia Peso weakens with bonds on shock peace deal rejection. Read story Pound falls as PM May announces Brexit timeline. Read story Oil rises to 3-month high as investors […]

Headlines – Sept. 30/16

Wall St opens higher as financial stocks rise. Read story Deutsche CEO tries to reassure staff as shares plunge. Read story As Deutsche Bank struggles, European bank rally creates investor dilemma. Read story The biggest real estate bubble isn’t London, San Fransico, or NY; It’s Vancouver. Read story European banks are asking ECB for a […]

Why should we care about a German bank?

While tens of millions watched the US presidential debate on Monday, investors who understand the global economy were watching the shares of Germany’s Deutsche Bank (DB). Why should we care about a German bank? Deutsche Bank is the 4th largest bank in the world, with over $2 trillion in assets. It also has one of […]

Headline – Sept 28/16

Wall St rises as energy, financial stocks gain. Read story Deutsche Bank sells UK unit, rules out capital increase. Read story Germany denies preparing Deutsche Bank rescue plan. Read story Draghi goes head-to-head with German critics of ECB policy. Read story Instant coffee brand promises men instant erections. Read story China’s ambitious plan to make […]

Headlines – Sept 27/16

Saudi’s, Iran dash hopes for oil deal in Algeria. Read story Wall St propped up by tech stocks. Read story Trump, Clinton ratchet up attacks. Read story Deutsche Bank shares fall to fresh new lows. Read story WTO cuts world growth to slowest rate since global financial crisis.Read story BlackRock warns on Treasuries as Fed […]