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Trump (1)
3 days ago

Strong Yen Says Passing Trump Agenda May be Tough Task for Lawmakers

The price action on the charts the last two weeks indicates the sell-off in the USD/JPY is starting to pick up traction. The weak close also suggests that investors should start preparing for an acceleration into the low of the year at 111.583 and an eventual break into at least 109.919. One telltale sign that … Continue reading Strong Yen Says Passing Trump Agenda May be Tough Task for Lawmakers

5 days ago

Saudi Arabia and US Petrodollar System are Facing The End

Have you ever wondered about the reasons that made the United States dollar dominating the world; despite the fact that the United States, unlike Britain and France did not colonize half of the earth, the US has managed to control global economy and the US dollar is the main currency of the world businesses; in addition … Continue reading Saudi Arabia and US Petrodollar System are Facing The End

6 days ago

The Euro Could Experience High Volatility and Fall Over the Upcoming Months

Politics have been weighing on the currency markets, President Trump has added some volatility to the U.S. dollar recently, with one of his advisers indicating that Germany is using a “grossly undervalued” euro in an attempt to gain advantage over the U.S. and its EU partners. With the first round of the French Presidential election … Continue reading The Euro Could Experience High Volatility and Fall Over the Upcoming Months

12 days ago

Yellen: She’s Good at Playing Both Sides

The week started with all eyes on U.S. Federal Reserve Janet Yellen’s testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives on February 14 – 15. It was going to be Yellen’s first time in the hot seat in front of the new Republican Congress so investors were expecting fireworks, but the testimony ended with a whimper. … Continue reading Yellen: She’s Good at Playing Both Sides

14 days ago

Grexit is The New Brexit

On February 7th the IMF board held a consulting meeting concerning the evaluation of the extended fund facility given to Greece from 2012. Disappointing outcomes caused temproray turmoil in the Euro and other derivatives. How to draw the lessons from the IMF announcements about Greece, and trade in efficiency during the similar times – this … Continue reading Grexit is The New Brexit

14 days ago

The Effect of Valentine’s Day on Economy

Valentine’s day is a day of love, romance, and of course, the market process. On this special day lovers across the globe buy gifts for their sweethearts. A beautiful gift, roses. Pricey too, especially on Valentine’s Day. The traditional gifts include chocolate and of course a girl’s best friend, jewelry. People are planning to celebrate Valentine’s … Continue reading The Effect of Valentine’s Day on Economy

Trump (1)
17 days ago

It’s His Style, Get Used to It

Volatility should come into play next week, but it is not likely to be caused by President Trump. I suspect Fed Chair Janet Yellen will be the culprit. Since he’s taken office, Trump has fired up both sides of the markets with his directives and comments. He’s caused corrections with his executive orders on trade … Continue reading It’s His Style, Get Used to It

Trump has directed regulators to identify unfriendly rules and laws, including the Dodd-Frank act
21 days ago

The Pros of Reversing The Dodd-Frank Act

In the wake of the 2008-2009 financial crisis that led to the demise of Lehman brother and the onset of the “great recession”, the Dodd-Frank act was put into place to ensure that banking institutions would have the proper regulation to avoid the risk of ruin.  Fast forward 7-years and President Trump is now setting … Continue reading The Pros of Reversing The Dodd-Frank Act

Financial Education is The Key to Beating Brexit
22 days ago

Financial Education is The Key to Beating Brexit

The triggering of Article 50 in the not-too-distant future will signal a new era for the UK economy. Whether that new era will be one of incredible boom, or one of shocking bust, is hotly debated. Certainly, many of the gloomier predictions made regarding the UK’s economy, employment rate and housing market in the run-up … Continue reading Financial Education is The Key to Beating Brexit

Japan Economy
24 days ago

Trump Willing to Bring Currency Manipulation to the Front and Center

Investors should start looking for signs of tension between Japan and the U.S. over the near-term due to renewed concerns over currency manipulation after the Bank of Japan made a surprise move in the Japanese Government Bond market on February 3. For years, the two countries have sparred over the Dollar/Yen exchange rate especially since … Continue reading Trump Willing to Bring Currency Manipulation to the Front and Center

25 days ago

It Is Not Easy To Trade The Yen

Don’t be surprised if you read the conclusion of this writing at the head of the topic, because nothing can describe the yen trading better brutal fact. Every day you will always hear and read people analyzing Yen and giving you some prophecies, and maybe you noticed that most of it is guessing. I say that … Continue reading It Is Not Easy To Trade The Yen

28 days ago

Bitcoin to Join Gold as a Safe Haven?

The gold price finished slightly lower on Friday marking its first weekly loss since the start of the year, and failing to benefit on weaker than expected data from the US. Gross domestic product figures hit the market from America on Friday at 1.9 percent, below analysts’ expectations for a figure of 2.2 percent and … Continue reading Bitcoin to Join Gold as a Safe Haven?

29 days ago

How To Solve The BREXIT Puzzle And Trade The Pound

Since the announcement of the UK determination to make a referendum concerning exiting the EU, the British Pound and European stocks starts to have disoriented effect and irrational movements. Trading GBP or any other correlated derivative became like playing 1000 pieces puzzle. You cannot combine every piece of article or comment, or event, unless you … Continue reading How To Solve The BREXIT Puzzle And Trade The Pound

last month

Trump Drops TPP, but Expect More Favorable Bilateral Trade Agreements

On January 23, in his first full day in office, President Donald Trump fulfilled one of his campaign promises with an executive action to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP). “Great thing for the American worker, what we just did,” Trump said to reporters in the Oval Office as he signed the … Continue reading Trump Drops TPP, but Expect More Favorable Bilateral Trade Agreements

last month

Tracking Production Cut Compliance Could Prove Difficult for OPEC

Three weeks into the new year and 21 days since OPEC/Non-OPEC countries began cutting output, we have the first meeting of representative of the cartel and several other major oil producers outside the cartel, in Vienna, to discuss compliance with the oil production cut agreement. The purpose of the meeting will be to establish a … Continue reading Tracking Production Cut Compliance Could Prove Difficult for OPEC

Trump and Brexit are set to dominate financial markets in 2017
last month

The Impact of Trump and Brexit in 2017

The year 2017 is shaping up to be one of the most volatile and exciting times for the financial markets in recent years and we believe that two events in particular will play the most important part on how the year unfolds. As the whole world already knows, Donald Trump has been elected president of … Continue reading The Impact of Trump and Brexit in 2017

Trump (1)
2 months ago

Don’t Blame Trump for the Volatility, Blame Hope, Fear and Greed

I spent some time this week going over the transcripts of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory speech in November and his press conference on January 11. I was trying to match Trump’s words with intraday chart patterns of various markets. Specifically, I was looking for the number of times Trump said “buy stocks” and “sell stocks”. … Continue reading Don’t Blame Trump for the Volatility, Blame Hope, Fear and Greed

Trends in 2017
2 months ago

Trends in 2017

US Presidential Inauguration The inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump will begin on January 19 and will continue for three days. This is reported in the media with reference to Trump’ the graph. The elected president said that on the first day in office as the boss of the the … Continue reading Trends in 2017

Recession or New Records
2 months ago

Strong US Dollar, Trump and Fed Policy Lead to Recession or New Records in 2017?

Donald Trump believe in the American economy and markets quickly concluded that if Trump would implement his policy, the result will be a trade-in of ‘buy stocks and sell bonds’. The instinct outcome of planning infrastructure projects propels stocks market and might lead to inflation, hence, rate hike probability increases. Indeed, we saw a really impressive surge … Continue reading Strong US Dollar, Trump and Fed Policy Lead to Recession or New Records in 2017?

2 months ago

Virtual Currency Bitcoin Faces Real World Risks

The Bitcoin fairies were at it again this week, first tempting the innocents with the big round $1000 number then smacking them to the tune of a 23% decline when they got too greedy. The price action in this market reminds me of the pork belly market in Chicago in the 1970’s. No one knew … Continue reading Virtual Currency Bitcoin Faces Real World Risks

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