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FX - STERLING

GBPUSD

STERLING closed lower on Thursday and the lowrange close sets the stage for a steady to lower opening when Friday's night session begins trading. Stochastics and the RSI remain neutral to bearish signaling that sideways to lower prices are possible nearterm. If it renews this month's decline, the 62% retracement level of 2012's rally crossing is the next downside target. Closes above the 20day moving average crossing are needed to confirm that a shortterm low has been posted.


BULLION - GOLD

Spot Gold

GOLD closed sharply lower on Thursday and the lowrange close sets the stage for a steady to lower opening when Friday's night session begins trading. Stochastics and the RSI remain neutral to bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible nearterm. If it extends today's decline, this month's low crossing is the next downside target. Closes above the reaction high crossing are needed to confirm that a trend change has taken place.


BULLION - SILVER

Spot Silver

SILVER closed lower due to profit taking on Thursday and the lowrange close set the stage for a steady to lower opening when Friday's night session begins trading. Stochastics and the RSI remain neutral to bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible nearterm. If it extends this month's rally, the reaction high crossing is the next upside target. Closes below the 20day moving average crossing would confirm that a shortterm top has been posted.


INDICIES - US 30

Dow Jones Futures

US30 Index CFD close higher on Thursday and the midrange close sets the stage for a steady to higher opening on Friday. Stochastics and the RSI remain neutral to bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible nearterm. If the Dow extends the rally off November's low, weekly resistance crossing is the next upside target. Closes below the 20day moving average crossing are needed to confirm that a shortterm top has been posted.


INDICIES - US 100

NASDAQ Futures

US 100 Index CFD closed lower due to profit taking on Thursday and the lowrange close sets the stage for a steady to lower opening on Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are turning neutral to bearish hinting that a shortterm top might be in or is near. Closes below the 20day moving average crossing would confirm that a shortterm top has been posted. If it extends the rally off December's low, the 87% retracement level of the SeptemberNovember decline crossing is the next upside target.


INDICIES - US 500

S&P 500

US 500 Index CFD closed slightly higher on Thursday and the midrange close sets the stage for a steady opening when Friday's night session begins trading. Stochastics and the RSI remain neutral to bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible nearterm. If it extends the rally off November's low, weekly resistance crossing is the next upside target. Closes below the 20day moving average crossing would confirm that a shortterm top has been posted.


ENERGY

WTI Crude

US OIL posted an inside day with a higher close on Thursday. The midrange close sets the stage for a steady to higher opening on Friday. Stochastics and the RSI remain neutral to bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible nearterm. If it extends this month's rally, the 75% retracement level of the SeptemberNovember decline crossing is the next upside target. Closes below the 20day moving average crossing would confirm that a shortterm top has been posted.

Natural Gas

NATURAL GAS closed lower on Thursday and the lowrange close sets the stage for a steady to lower opening on Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are turning neutral to bearish hinting that a shortterm top might be in or is near. Closes below the 20day moving average crossing would confirm that a shortterm top has been posted. If it extends the aforementioned rally, the 62% retracement level crossing is the next upside target.


COMMODITIES - US COFFEE

Coffee Futures

US COFFEE CFD close lower on Thursday and the lowrange close set the stage for a steady to lower opening on Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are bearish signalling that sideways to lower prices are possible nearterm. If it extends this week's decline, the reaction low crossing is the next downside target. Closes above the 10day moving average crossing would temper the bearish outlook.