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...
What happened? On October 16th the IMF held a conference called "Can Central Banks Fight Climate Change?". During the conference, panelists discussed how central banks can adjust their regulatory and monetary policy frameworks to deal with the uncertainties associated with...
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...
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...
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...
Brexit delayed until April 21st No-Deal Brexit odds increase PM May might have to resign US-China trade deal hopes rise The GBP/USD is in a clear downtrend being under pressure from the USD strength and terrible Brexit news every time...
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...
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? 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...
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...
$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...
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’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...
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...
US Dollar weakness Gold bullish run is still in play In the last few months, price action in gold has been erratic, to say the least, and the main reason is that if we look at the bigger picture...
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? German industry gets hit by the biggest downturn since 2009. German industrial output, which includes Germany’s dominant factory sector, dropped 5.3 percent in October from the same month in 2018, as reported by the Federal Statistics Office. This...
EUR/USD holding 1.1200 97.50 DXY fails President Trump comments on monetary policy ​​​​​​​The EUR/USD has been trading down inside a bear channel for the best part of the year now and has dropped 2.27% since it peaked and tested...
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...
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)...
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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...
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...
What happened? For decades, Switzerland had one of the lowest interest rates in the world. Since interest rates in Poland and many other Central/Eastern European countries were much higher, this encouraged borrowers to take out Swiss franc-denominated mortgage loans that...
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...
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...
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...
(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...

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