XAU/USD News & Analysis

Recent XAU/USD Forex News

Dollar Continues to Lose its Grip

Earlier this year, the Dollar was weak and looked like it could really fall off....before everything changed. But after several months of the Dollar being in control, it looks like

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A Tale of Three Asset Classes

Two major asset classes are showing distress, while the other is carefree. Wh...


Major Charts into the New Week

Here's a look at these major charts as we head into this new week.


A Big Picture Overview and a Chart it's Time to Revisit

I'm off the desk on Friday so I thought I would get into big picture, look at...

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Yen Demand Gaining Momentum

We've seen USDJPY under pressure in recent weeks and those setbacks are start...


Major Markets and Reversal Levels

Here's a look at the major markets and what levels need to get broken to forc...

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Euro Weakness Overstated

The Euro has come under pressure in recent weeks, but overall, there is still...


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