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World Marketplace Quieter Ahead Of U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday

World equity markets were mixed in quieter trade Wednesday. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session beings. The U.S. Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday will keep the world marketplace somewhat muted the rest of this week. The major U.S. stock indexes have this week hit record highs, in the aftermath of the surprise U.S. presidential election that resulted in a win by Donald Trump.

Gold prices are trading near steady in early U.S. dealings.

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World Stock Markets Higher Amid Rallies In Key Commodity Markets And Trump Effect

Global stock markets were mostly firmer Tuesday, boosted by generally higher raw commodity market prices, led by crude oil. Nymex crude oil futures prices hit a three-week high overnight and are closing in on $50.00 a barrel. Energy market watchers now reckon the OPEC oil cartel may be able to come to a final agreement to cut production at next week's meeting. Iran and Iraq are reportedly backing the production-cut plan.

U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins.

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Strong U.S. Dollar, Rising Bond Yields Pressure Global Stock Markets Friday

Global equity markets were under pressure Friday as the rout in world bond markets continues, amid ideas that better world economic growth and more spending (led by the U.S.) will push interest rates higher and reignite some inflationary price pressures. Some profit taking from recent gains is also featured in world stock indexes Friday. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins.

Gold prices are moderately lower and fell to a nine-month low overnight.

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World Markets Quieter Ahead Of Busy Day For U.S. Economic Data, Yellen Testimony

World stock markets were mixed to firmer in lackluster trading overnight, ahead of several important U.S. economic reports due for release today. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins.

U.S. economic data due for release Thursday includes the weekly jobless claims report, the consumer price index, real earnings, the Philadelphia Fed business survey, and new residential construction.

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Global Equities Markets Up As Oil Prices Rebound

World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight as the price of crude oil rebounded from multi-month lows hit on Monday. The U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins.

Gold prices are firmer on some short covering and perceived bargain hunting after hitting a 5.5-month low on Monday.

In overnight news, The Chinese yuan fell to an eight-year low against the U.S. dollar Tuesday


Silver Prices in 2017 Will Rise Under President Trump

After last week's presidential election, Republicans now control the White House, Senate, and the House of Representatives. That, coupled with the victory for Donald Trump, should all be bullish for silver prices in 2017.

In fact, we have just released our newest silver price prediction for 2017. Here's how high we see silver climbing from here...


Gold Prices in 2017 Will Climb Under President Trump

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States, and that news is having a major impact on gold prices this week.

And the new president is going to have a massive impact on gold prices in 2017.

Here's what our newest gold price prediction shows for gold in 2017...


New Gold Price Prediction After Trump Wins Election

Donald Trump shocked the markets, but our 2016 gold price prediction is right on track.

Prices are climbing today, but there's an even bigger catalyst for gains before the end of the year.

Here's everything you need to know about our latest gold prediction, and the one event after the election that could help prices climb before 2017...

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Trump's Win Roils World Markets; Gold Sharply Up, World Stock Markets Down

Gold prices are sharply higher and trading above $1,300.00 an ounce. World stock markets sold off sharply and U.S. stock indexes are pointing toward solidly lower openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. stock indexes are trading well off their lows seen overnight, however.

The U.S. Treasury bond and note markets are trading with steep losses in prices and have hit multi-month lows, after trading sharply higher late Tuesday evening.

Global Markets

World Marketplace On Hold, Awaiting U.S. Presidential Election Results

World markets are mostly subdued Tuesday as traders and investors worldwide await the results of the U.S. presidential election. The latest polls generally show Hillary Clinton with a slight lead. However, the U.K. Brexit vote results in June that defied the polls are still on the minds of many.

The marketplace would take a surprise victory by Donald Trump as an injection of keen uncertainty and trading in many markets would likely become volatile.