Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 1.38% – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Mining and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 1.38%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Austral ...

Gold/Silver ratio poised to head higher – CIBC

 The Gold/Silver ratio closely tracks industrial production and should rise as growth slows, says analysts at CIBC. Key Quotes:  “The gold/silver ratio, despite dipping recently, has edged higher this year. A decline in the price of silver of almost twice the magnitude seen in th ...

US:  Inflation should continue to steadily trend upward – Wells Fargo

Analysts at Wells Fargo, expected the CPI reading next Thursday to show an increase of 0.2% (month-over-month) Key Quotes:  “Consumer prices rose 0.2% in August, coming in slightly below market expectations. Over the past 12 months, inflation has now moderated to 2.7% alongside easin ...

Wall Street slumps as technology continues to underperfom

Unemployment in the U.S. falls to its lowest level since 1969. Rising T-bond yields weigh on stocks. Intel and Microsoft suffer heavy losses, drag Nasdaq lower. Despite the upbeat employment figures, major equity indexes in the United States started the day in the red and failed to make ...

Japan CFTC JPY NC net positions: ¥-114K vs previous ¥-84.7K

United States CFTC USD NC net positions: $228K vs $197.9K

European Monetary Union CFTC EUR NC net positions declined to €-7.1K from previous €3.7K

Australia CFTC AUD NC net positions climbed from previous $-72.1K to $-71.7K

United States CFTC Gold NC net positions: $-21.8K vs previous $-17.6K

United States CFTC Oil NC net positions declined to 548.9K from previous 560.1K

United Kingdom CFTC GBP NC net positions up to £-59.3K from previous £-67.1K