Investors’ interest in gold peaked.

22 Mar 2017 @ 22:22
Since the FEDs increase in benchmark rate by 25 basis points last week, the gold prices have reached near the highest level of more than two weeks. In other words, the fall of the US dollar has led to further strength in gold prices. The spot gold fell 0.2% to $1.232.41 per ounce at 3pm […]

Trump Congress Address: $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Announced

01 Mar 2017 @ 21:03
Last night’s speech by Donald Trump at a joint session of congress was his biggest and most important speech to date, but from a market point of view, it was a damp squib. Much had been made about the potential for huge moves in the US dollar as Trump was finally set to outline his […]

Are You Prepared for the Rising Interest Rates?

24 Feb 2017 @ 00:48
The FED officials have announced that they might need to increase the interest rates ‘’fairly soon’’ if the US economy stays strong. USD and EUR:  Yesterday, the US dollar was seen at its lowest level in seven weeks; with the prices accelerating the downward trend with the FED’s announcement and minutes after, the dollar saw […]

Overview on OPEC's Production Cut Decision

23 Feb 2017 @ 00:20
As we already know, the OPEC members have finally agreed to cut production in November; followed with the non-OPEC countries in December 2016. For the moment, the deal is valid for six months but there is more supply in the world than the oil itself, evidently effecting the oil prices. For this reason, the agreement […]

The Collapse of the Weak US Dollar Trend

21 Feb 2017 @ 22:51
The US dollar has started this week by losing its ground and has created a different interaction on global markets. The dollar index was 0.05% down at 100.84 at 02:45 ET. The EU political risk depreciated the dollar against the Yen by pushing down Treasury yields to one-week lows of 2.4%. Furthermore, GBP was flat […]

How to Trade Trump This Week

20 Feb 2017 @ 22:56
It’s been a busy week yet again with big moves on many of the major markets, and yet again a lot of these moves have been generated by the uncertainty created by President Trump and the latest news out of his administration. With the resignation of Michael Flynn to his scathing media attack yesterday it […]

Will the Crude Oil Prices Continue to Increase?

18 Feb 2017 @ 04:04
The labour market in the US remains hot and consumer spending is strong. It is vital for Yellen to decide when it is the right time to raise rates in order to cool down the US economy. As early as March or June? The interest rate decision is just a question of time, like she […]

How did China manage to maintain a positive BOP all those years?

17 Feb 2017 @ 22:21
The FX Reserves; which is the money or other assets held by a central bank or other monetary authorities has deteriorated to $117.3 Billion in December 2016 from $118.2 Billion in November 2016 in the United States. In other words, the FX Reserves in the US averaged $534.3 Billion from 1957 until 2016. The all-time […]

"One China" policy by D.Trump and Its Effect on Dollar, Gold and Oil

14 Feb 2017 @ 22:50
After all the tensions between the world’s two largest economies, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, Donald Trump has accepted to commit to the ‘’One China” policy. In ‘’One China’’ policy, there is only one state called China, even though the existence of two governments which claim sovereignty. In addition, any country looking to establish diplomatic […]

OPEC and Its Impact on Oil Prices

10 Feb 2017 @ 22:09
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; OPEC is an intergovernmental organization of 13 oil exporting countries from around the world. The aim of the organization is to coordinate and consolidate the energy policies of its Member Countries and guarantee the stabilization of oil markets. This way, OPEC will be able to protect the efficient supply […]
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