What happened? The ECB has restarted its bond purchasing program (QE) and has set to buy €20 billion worth of bonds since November the 1st. As Christine Lagarde takes over the ECB, investors are left pondering about the feasibility and...
What happened? Mario Draghi has recently come out to call for a unified fiscal stimulus effort by the Eurozone members. So did the newly elected ECB president Christine Lagarde. As Lagarde takes over on the December 12th ECB meeting, this...
Introduction Since the Great Recession, central banks have taken both conventional and unconventional (Quantitative Easing) monetary policy measures to fight the economic slowdown and maneuver the economy out of a recession. Key central bank interest rates were slashed, and new...
Financial freedom and prosperity is very hard to achieve. It’s so hard that the majority of people never even achieve it. In fact, over 60% of the American population have under $1000 in savings and over 50% of the...
What happened? In this article, we are going to examine two specific market reactions that came about recently. That is one overreaction and one underreaction. On July the 5th, as usually happens on the first Friday of every month, 8:30...
Today, the European Central Bank announced what many had been waiting for since 2017: it announced the details behind the bank's plan for stimulus exit. The current program is set to expire in September and runs at 30 Billion Euros...
What’s up? The Turkish lira has weakened versus the US dollar on Monday. USD/TRY keeps trading with great volatility after having a rollercoaster week. The currency suffered after a local election which took place in Turkey on Sunday. Why is it...
Forex is trading one currency against another. Many external factors move currencies, like interest rates and geopolitics. Because Forex does not involve owning the underlying asset but simply taking a position on its price movement, it's much cheaper to...
What happened? The US stock market hit record highs while investor confidence, reacting to a worsening economic outlook, has deteriorated. The S&P500 large-cap index has closed at 3065 on Friday. It is the highest ever daily close on record. This...
Bullish channel still intact Bearish flag has broken First POC in sight Gold has broken a bear flag after topping and testing at the 1318 level which is also the 61.8% of the last leg down. Now that we...
You’ve probably read that “2% a day” or “10% a week” are realistic goals. That is simply false. In the long run, these returns are difficult to implement. 2% per day means 14,000% per year. So why is 100% in...
$DXY has found support at 97.00 NFP Friday After it's bull run started when it bottomed near 95.80 late March the $DXY broke with the previous base at 97.00 topping at the 97.50 level which is also the 161.8%...
What happened? As we have covered in our previous article, the Fed has recently (July 31st) cut the interest rates by 0.25 percentage points (however, not as dovish as President Trump would have liked). The very next day (August 1st)...
112.00 sees bearish pressure $DXY trading under 97.00 After soaring for 110 pips the USD/JPY sees bearish pressure again at 112.00 and 113% retracement of the last leg down. It wasn't a surprise though, this level was tested fiercely...
What happened? Fitch has recently (29th of November) published a report warning that the Eurozone could end up in a Japanese-style stagnation. Weak economic growth, coupled with low inflation could lead the bloc to follow the forbidden path of Japan...
$DXY Big Break of the 97.70 Eyes on 99.0 After being capped by 97.70 for a few months the $DXY finally broker to the upside yesterday and it gives no sign of slowing down and finally, the UD Dollar's...
What happened? On July the 31st, as widely awaited by most traders, investors, and markets enthusiasts, the Fed has announced its interest rate decision. As expected by most (however, not all), it cut the federal funds rate by 25 basis...
What's happening with the Fed? On June 19th, 2019 as expected by most market participants, the Federal Reserve has decided to leave rates unchanged. However, as we have noted in our previous article, the Fed has changed their language, adding...
In Wednesday's colloquium, former ECB President Mario Draghi's speech focused on how new challenges such as technological innovation and globalization affect monetary policy. "The issues facing monetary policy can be divided into 2 questions," said Draghi. The first one...
US-CHINA trade talks in G20 summit still uncertain US new home sales and manufacturing PMI missed expectations DXY hits bounces from a strong area of supply The Trump administration announced that it's planning more restrictions on US tech exports...
Risk of hard Brexit increases Deadline: October 31st On July 24th, 2019 the new Prime Minister of the U.K. took office and within 24 hours of assuming the premiership he replaced more than half of Theresa May's cabinet with hardline Brexiteers...
We have great news for you. As of today, we have officially launched our new real money trading account at markets.com. This account will be traded by our Coach, Orlando Gutierrez, and all Premium Members will have the opportunity...
Prime Minister Theresa May presented her new improved deal to Parliament today following her efforts to pass a deal and have a soft Brexit. When news hit the wires that PM May was going to make a statement on...
Continuation pattern in play US retail sales ahead Let's talk about the US Dollar. The US Economy has been adding job at a better than expected rate, unemployment is at 49-year-low and even though the US GDP growth has...
What happened? On July 25th the ECB came to a decision to leave the main interest rates unchanged. In their own words, "the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and...
(Opinion) Yesterday Theresa May´s Brexit deal suffered another big defeat in Parliament losing by a margin of 149 votes (391 to 242). After the vote PM may gave a speech on which a few important things were said: She confirmed...
EUR/USD bounced from the 123.6% after Draghi 1.1250 is previous structure base $DXY holding at 97.30 After Mario Draghi said last week that the ECB expected rates to remain at record low levels at least through the end of 2019 the EUR flushed and...
Earlier this week the Federal Reserve, the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Bank of Canada all cut rates by 0.5 percent to face the repercussion of the coronavirus in the markets. Let's talk first about how this pandemic...
The DXY broke with a long term bull structure FOMC delivers a very dovish statement Trade war with China takes a toll at the US economy The US Dollar index just broke with a very important long term bullish...

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June was kind to us and we were able to make significant gains. The well-known benchmarks, on the other hand, only ran sideways, so...