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Fundamental analysis, market events and equities
Peter Hanks joined DailyFX as Junior Analyst after contributing market insights while still a student at Loyola University Chicago where he received his degrees in Finance and Computer Science. He focuses on using fundamental analysis to trade around macroeconomic themes and utilizes technical analysis for entry and exit points.



Dow Jones Technical Forecast for the Week Ahead

The Dow Jones plunged on Friday amid a series of Tweets from President Trump in which he alluded to further escalation in the US-China trade war.

S&P 500 Price Outlook: Traders on Edge as VIX Pops Ahead of Jackson Hole

Equity traders were deservedly on edge Thursday ahead of Friday’s Jackson Hole Symposium speeches where Fed officials are expected to comment on the state of monetary policy.

Gold Price Forecast: Rally to Receive Boost from Massive ETF Holdings

Gold and silver prices have climbed considerably in 2019 as ETF ownership of the two metals surges to multi-year highs. ETF data suggests demand remains robust which could assist price gains.

Bitcoin Forecast: BTC Probes Support, but Bulls Keep Price Afloat

Bitcoin offered yet another test of nearby support, but a lack of follow-through may allow bulls to reclaim the level yet.

Nasdaq 100 Price Forecast: Index Retakes September Peaks but Gaps Loom

The Nasdaq 100 climbed higher on Wednesday to cement its status above the peaks from September 2018. Looking ahead, a continuation higher seems possible, but open air beneath looms large.

Dow Jones Forecast: TGT, LOW Earnings Expected to Highlight Trade Wars

After Home Depot (HD) delivered robust second quarter results despite trade war headwinds, the table is set for Lowe’s (LOW) and Target (TGT) to follow suit.

Canadian Dollar Price Forecast: USD/CAD Strength May Fade

USD/CAD may see its recent rebound fizzle out after the pair failed to notch a higher-high last week. Consequently, USD bears could look to drive the pair down to recent support.

Dow Jones Forecast: HD Earnings Could Spark Stock Volatility

The Dow Jones will look to Home Depot (HD) earnings on Tuesday morning for commentary on consumers’ appetite to spend and insight on trade war concerns.

Top Market Charts for Next Week: Dollar, Gold, Oil, Dow and More

An unexpected buoyancy in volatility is the common feature across the global markets landscape. More significant market swings have earned a few benchmarks like Gold and Yields remarkable trends, whil...

Top Market Charts for Next Week: Dollar, Gold, Oil, Dow and More

An unexpected buoyancy in volatility is the common feature across the global markets landscape. More significant market swings have earned a few benchmarks like Gold and Yields remarkable trends, whil...

Dow Jones, DAX 30, FTSE 100, Nasdaq 100 Technical Forecasts

The Dow Jones, DAX 30 and FTSE 100 experienced considerable volatility last week but ended the week on a high note. Can they continue to rebound, or will prior support prove insurmountable?

Investors Ditch SPY & EEM ETFs for Gold as Uncertainty Persists

August has been a volatile month for markets following the July FOMC meeting and the US-China trade war escalation. ETF data reveals funds flowed from the S&P 500 and EEM into assets like gold.

S&P 500 Forecast: Stocks Threaten Breakdown as TLT ETF Soars

The S&P 500 fluctuated between losses and gains on Thursday before finishing narrowly higher. Meanwhile, investors continued to clamor for safety in bonds.

Bitcoin Price Forecast: Trendline Under Fire as BTC Breaks $10,000

Bitcoin prices are down -13% this week as traders look to pressure the coin toward an important trendline. At present, technical support looks to be the sole factor keeping BTC afloat.

Dow Jones Forecast: Stocks Plunge, Traders Await WMT Earnings

The Dow Jones plunged 800 points on Wednesday as an inversion of yet another yield curve, alongside weak earnings from the retail sector, piled pressure onto the recently beleaguered stock market.

Nasdaq 100 Forecast: Index Looks to NVDA Earnings, Key Support

The Nasdaq 100 threatened Fibonacci support beneath 7,500 on Wednesday but remains above the ascending trendline from December. Here are the price levels to watch in the week ahead.

Dow Jones, DAX 30, FTSE 100 Forecasts in the New Trade War Climate

The Dow Jones, DAX 30 and FTSE 100 were taken by surprise on Tuesday when President Trump announced the newest tranche of tariffs on China would be delayed.

Bitcoin Price Forecast: Coin May Retreat on US-China Trade War News

Bitcoin prices may fall further after a development in the US-China trade war boosted USDCNH, which threatens to remove a fundamental tailwind behind the digital asset.

Stock Option Volumes Reflect US-China Trade War Fears

The US-China trade war continues to weigh on global risk sentiment and now the lack of positive progress could look to exacerbate concerns for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones, option volume reveals.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Dollar, Equities and Gold Still Dialed Into Trade Wars

There was a healthy mix of fundamental fuel this past week, but scheduled event risk and themes like systemic growth gave way to the more headline-worthy trade wars. That is likely to remain the case ...