Oil in Focus after U.S. House Bill. 

Eyes on EIA report. By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets House of Representatives committee approved a bill on Thursday that would open up the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to antitrust lawsuits. Still, it was uncertain if the full chamber would consider the measure. (Reuters). This news sent the oil deep under $62 […]Read More


Win-Win game for Silver

When can it touch historical levels again? By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets Improvements in published economic data of the U.K., United States, China all have clear signals together; the recovery path was much even than forecast. Todays’ U.K. employment shows a -73K 3M/3M change in Employment numbers, to send the unemployment rate to […]Read More

Stocks and Indices

Netflix is beginning the FAANG reports!

How disappointed can it be? By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets Netflix, Inc. is preparing to publish its earnings report of Q1 2021 today, 4/20/2021, after market close. The information will cover the fiscal Quarter ending Mar 2021. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 15 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for this Quarter […]Read More


Gold gained momentum; USD is losing again! 

Time to sell? By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets The new week started again, lowering the Bonds Yields and USD, which again helped the Gold to keep rising, in the background of increasing the market risk, with new restrictions in New Delhi and some other parts of the globe. Earlier today, the yellow metal […]Read More

Weekly Outlook (Video)

Weekly Outlook with Ahura | 19 April

Earnings Reports and Interest rate decisions, Banks again will be in the spotlight.   In the week ahead and after fantastic results of banking earning reports, The VIX index falls to its one-year low, and Wall Street observed new records. Besides earnings reports, we must closely watch major central banks’ Interest rate decisions and policy […]Read More

Stocks and Indices

IBM Q1 2021 Earnings preview

Can you still buy it? By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) will publish its Q1 earning results today, 04/19/202. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on six analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.67. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.84. […]Read More

Weekly - Monthly Outlook

Weekly Outlook, 19 – 23 April

Earnings Reports and Interest rate decisions!  By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets Inflation worries have faded as the 10-year yield continues to soften. On the other hand, better than expected reports from bank stocks sent Wall Street to the new levels to send the VIX equity volatility at year lows. In the week ahead, […]Read More

Stocks and Indices

2021 Q1 earning reports

Most important Reports of the week ahead   2021-04-19 After Market Close United Airlines Holdings 2021-04-19 Before Market Open Coca-Cola 2021-04-19 After Market Close IBM 2021-04-20 Before Market Open Procter & Gamble 2021-04-20 Before Market Open Comerica 2021-04-20 Before Market Open Abbott Laboratories 2021-04-20 After Market Close CSX 2021-04-20 Before Market Open AutoNation 2021-04-20 Before […]Read More


New Waves, New Records, and Treasuries Rally! 

What should you expect from the USD Index? By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets Looking at published data released this week, mainly at CPI, retail sales, and Jobless Claims (Retail sales surged 9.8% in March and climbed 8.4% excluding autos & Initial jobless claims tumbled -193k to 576k), in line with excellent earning results […]Read More


Crude Oil Futures: More gain or lose? 

By: Ahura Chalki Market analyst – IFC Markets WTI price gets back into focus after EIA, API, and IEA reports. Published data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) confirmed a reduction of 3.608 million barrels, while the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) report shows a sharp decline of 5.889M barrels.  According to the EIA data, gasoline supplied […]Read More