Daily Close | Forex, Metals, Oil, Agriculture January 26, 2021



Meanwhile, similar themes of strength from what Gold showed last summer have popped up in Bitcoin and then Ethereum and, now, in the stock of Gamestop (GME). At this point, Gold prices are still in digestion, holding within a longer-term symmetrical triangle pattern.


Investors who believe midstream companies are likely to benefit from a potential increase in oil demand soon might consider buying the dips in USAI. In the early days of the pandemic, the world saw a steep fall in the demand and price of oil. Currently WTI price action remains encapsulated by the channel formation that has provided support and resistance for themajor commodity since November. Oil majors like (NYSE:CVX), (NYSE:XOM), NYSE:BP) and (LON:RDSa) (NYSE:RDSa)) (NYSE:RDSb) got beaten down.

United States

Judging by the company’s remarkable turnaround in the third quarter, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is set to report another powerful sales number when it releases its latest quarterly earnings tomorrow. It has been an upbeat earnings season so far, with over 70% of companies that reported earnings beating Wall Street’s expectations, according to Bank of America. (…) The Fed‘s foot is back on the pedal, but inflation hasn‘t reared its ugly head yet – the path of least resistance for stocks remains higher.
less Something tells me that tomorrow the Fed is going to signal that the punch bowl is going away. As Fed chair, Janet added momentum to the stock, bond, and real estate market inflation that was created by Ben Bernanke’s ludicrous QE program. This suggests that certain sectors may continue to buck the trend even if the US major indexes enter a period of sideways/downside trading. The company’s operating margin stood at 37% by the end of Q3, a number that many Wall Street executives can only dream about.
less American Express Co (AXP) is falling today after reporting earnings that failed to impress Wall Street. With substantial regulatory threats, Facebook is also facing limitations on how it collects data from users, like those who use Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) products. Together, the Google and Facebook actions mark the most significant monopoly cases filed in the U.S. since the Justice Department sued Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) in 1998, according to Bloomberg.
The company is appealing that decision, according to the Wall Street Journal. UBS analyst Michael Lasser cut Bed Bath & Beyond’s rating to Sell and recommended investors take profits after a 73% year-to-date run-up in the shares. Research from our team of in-house analysts has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, USA Today, Kitco, Reuters, US News & World Report, CNBC, and more. Wall Street piled in, with most of these trading at, or near, their 5-year highs.
That program deflated Main Street’s purchasing power while enriching the government and Wall Street. That number is reported bi-weekly by NYSE and Nasdaq. UBS analyst Michael Lasser downgraded Bed Bath & Beyond to Sell from Neutral with a $20 price target. They follow the U.S. Justice Department’s October lawsuit against Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL).