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.
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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Book Losses as Walt Disney Falls Hard

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished in the red on Thursday, as a selloff of discretionary and financials shares dragged the market lower.The blue-chip...

S&P 500 Futures End Flat on Slumping Energy, Telecom Shares

U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, as investors sold energy and telecom shares and looked ahead to another potentially catastrophic hurricane headed for...

Silver Prices Edge Higher Amid Renewed Dollar Weakness

Silver prices edged higher on Thursday, rising in lockstep with other metals, as the U.S. dollar fell to its lowest level in more than...

Australian Retail Sales Unchanged in July vs. 0.3% Increase Expected

Australian retail sales were flat in July, although the underlying trend remained generally positive following three months of gains.Receipts at national retailers went unchanged...

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Steady After 200-Point Drop

The Dow Jones Industrial Average regained its poise Wednesday, as a sense of calm returned to Wall Street after a day of intense selling.The...

S&P 500 Futures Regain Poise on Debt Limit Optimism

U.S. stocks rebounded from a post-holiday slump after President Donald Trump signaled support for a debt limit extension.The large-cap S&P 500 Index rose 0.4%...
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Silver Futures Notch Fourth Consecutive Gain as Prices Cross $18 an Ounce

Silver prices notched their fourth consecutive gain on Wednesday, as the U.S. dollar held steady and risk appetite waned.Silver futures for December demand rose...

Australia Q2 GDP Expands 0.8%, Meeting Expectations

The Australian economy accelerated at a faster pace in the second quarter, as exports and consumer spending rose, alleviating concerns of a deteriorating outlook.Gross...
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Dow Jones (DJIA) Futures Plunge More than 200 Points in Post-Labor Day Selloff

Dow industrials declined on Tuesday in the first session back from Labor Day, as investors nervously watched the fallout from North Korea's most powerful...

S&P 500 Futures Plunge After Labor Day on North Korea Tensions

U.S. stocks declined sharply on Tuesday in the wake of North Korea's sixth nuclear test since 2006.The large-cap S&P 500 Index fell 0.8% to...

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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...