• Is Kim Jong-un planning another launch?

    USD/JPY lost half a percent in the Friday trading session after Kim Jong-un threatened to conduct a nuclear test again, in response to Trump’s statement to destroy North Korea.

  • Did FED play the Dollar?

    The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a meeting on Wednesday, but admitted that there will be a third increase in December, despite the inflation problems in the US.

  • Is the business sentiments falling in Asia?

    The rising inflation in the UK forced consumers into spending more than average. Meanwhile, the Business confidense was declining in the Asian region.

  • Is there a deficit of US refineries?

    The rise of gasoline prices is falling short as a result of Hurricane Harvey formed an attractive margin for the US refineries. The situation did not fail to take advantage of the largest Oil refinery – Motive Enterprises

  • Does the Dollar have anywhere to grow?

    The inflation growth is happening due to the devaluation of the dollar over the past few months. This helped the US currency spend a week in the positive area, but the situation with the primary drivers of growth were disappointing.

  • The missile launch of North Korea ceased to frighten the markets

    The launch of the ballistic missile by North Korea on Friday did not have a noticeable effect on market sentiment, as traders are entirely focused on the Fed meeting next week.

  • A U-turn in the market?

    The chances of a rate hike in December suddenly rose above 50%, as the markets felt that the FED is convinced in a temporary inflation slowdown.

  • The inflation in the US can be underestimated

    The growing gap between wages and inflation requires the BoE to shift it´s focus from the long-term political consequences to current economic problems. However, today the rate increase is unlikely.

  • Oil, Dollar and the desperate BoE

    The S&P 500 index seems to depend only on the positive news while updating records. The Dollar remains in a limbo, as sellers made a halt after a long descent, while the FED situation remains very uncertain.

  • The Dollar is back on growth track. But for how long?

    It is unlikely that growth of new short positions will happen before the Friday’s inflation data. The decline in global risks has prompted investors to take interest in risky assets, forcing part of open sales to be closed against the Dollar.

  • FED Vice President Stanley Fischer leaves his post

    Stanley Fischer is leaving the FED, “zeroing” the trajectory calculation of the Fed’s policy for the near future.

  • Key things to know ahead of the NFP release

    Let´s go over the key notions that should be taken into account before the NFP release.

  • Dollar is trying to take authority back

    The FED can not bring the inflation back to a comfortable level and investors have realized that the regulator might want the labor market to deliberately overheat in order to understand, where the Phillips curve will work again.

  • Highlights of the Jackson Hole meeting!

    It seems as if the FED head used the Jackson Hole platform for “justification”, speaking in defense of his own post-crisis reforms, free trade, globalization. Take a look at all the main points that were presented at the meeting.

  • Are the markets ready for the meeting in Jackson Hole?

    The need for new solutions and fresh ideas will push Draghi towards radical changes. Including the reduction of the bonds purchases.