Sam Bourgi

Sam Bourgi is a financial market analyst for He has more than six years of progressive experience in economic and financial analysis, research consulting and sectoral analysis. As a published author in government, peer-reviewed, online and industry sources, he has developed a fundamental approach to the financial markets with a broad focus on stock indices, commodities and the technology sector. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Windsor and Master’s degree from McMaster University.

Dow (DJIA) Jones Futures Set New All-Time High

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded in record territory on Tuesday before, with broad cross section of the index contributing to the rally.The blue-chip...

S&P 500 Futures Add to Record as Telecom Leads

U.S. stocks advanced Tuesday, with the S&P 500 Index extending its record-setting rally on broad gains in telecom and financials shares.The large-cap index rose...
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Silver Prices Extend Declines as Risk Sentiment Returns

Silver prices were down again on Tuesday, extending an early-week slump as investors piled money into stocks after Hurricane Irma weakened en route to...

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Climb Triple Digits to Approach Record Territory

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged on Monday, coming within 60 points of an all-time record, as the dollar rebounded and risk aversion receded...
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S&P 500 Futures Reach Record Territory as Irma Threat Fades

U.S. stocks advanced toward a record Monday, as a weakening Hurricane Irma sparked a rally in so-called riskier assets.The Standard & Poor's 500 Index...

Silver Prices Dip as Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall

Silver prices pulled back sharply on Monday, as the U.S. dollar stabilized after deadly Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida.Silver futures for September delivery...

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Rise as Insurance, Discretionary Recover

The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced slightly on Friday, as the index's insurance and consumer discretionary benchmarks recovered.The blue-chip average rose 38.45 points, or...

S&P 500 Futures Drift Lower as Hurricane Irma Bears Down

U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday in a session marked by narrow trade, as investors braced for Hurricane Irma to make landfall on Florida's...
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Silver Prices Approach Five-Month Highs After Stellar Week

Silver is rounding out a stellar week on a strong note, as prices rose to more than four-and-a-half month highs on the Comex division...
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China’s August Trade Surplus Weakens Unexpectedly to $42 Billion

China's dollar-denominated trade surplus with the rest of the world weakened unexpectedly last month, as imports grew at more than double the rate of...

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EUR/USD Weekly Forecast September 18-22

EUR/USD was under pressure in the early week but recovered in the second half of the week to erase about half of the week’s...
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Crude Oil Prices Weekly Forecast September 18-22

WTI crude oil prices (USOIL) gained for a second consecutive week and seen once again attacking resistance at the psychological $50.00 handle. Oil...
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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Extend Record Run to Four Days

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose again on Friday, extending its record-setting pace to four days, with defense contractors and technology firms leading the...

S&P 500 Futures Hit Record as Investors Shrug Off North Korea Threat

U.S. stocks advanced Friday, with the S&P 500 Index closing at a new all-time high as investors shrugged off North Korea’s latest provocation.The benchmark...

Coffee Prices: Robusta Falls as Speculators Exit Positions

Robusta coffee futures, which have been well supported for months due to razor-thin supplies fell on Friday due to a round of speculator selling...