Archive for the ‘Market Wrap’ Category

GBR Market Wrap: A Tough Few Months for Precious Metals

Gold is off 16 percent from its high, silver almost 40 percent down from the record high established in May of this year.

December 16th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Who is to Blame for the MF Global Collapse?

With an estimated $1.2bn in customer assets still missing, the clients of MF Global are obviously outraged. Who is to blame for their collapse?

December 9th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Markets Indicate an Imminent Default by Greece

All eyes were on Greece, Italy, and Spain again as if we don’t have a mess in our own economic backyard. Nevertheless, the situation in Europe is grave.

November 18th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Do Central Bank Interventions Work?

Last week, we looked at a perfect central bank intervention. Markets reacted immediately shedding about 400 points off the value of the Yen against the Dollar.

November 11th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Eurozone Crisis Continues; U.S. Unemployment May be at Turning Point

Although the unemployment rate remains stubbornly high, the trend is going in the right direction and the number of long-term unemployed fell.

November 4th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: All Eyes on Europe

Despite positive market signals and an extension of a Greek default, fundamentally nothing has changed and more is sure to unfold in this European saga.

October 28th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: Inflation Disorientation

Experts contend actual inflation is substantially higher than currently reported via the CPI, closer to the financial pinch consumers have been experiencing.

October 21st, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: How to Position Your Trades

The markets have been in a tight trading range all summer. Are there any signs of a change in this side-ways trend?

October 14th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: S&P 500 Déjà Vu?

Chartists and technical traders were spooked by a rather strange form of déjà vu this week.

October 7th, 2011 - By


GBR Market Wrap: U.S. Stocks End Gloomy Third Quarter on a Weak Note

It’s the end of the quarter and a rather tumultuous summer for investors. September was particularly unappealing at -7.18% for the month.

September 30th, 2011 - By