• Bitcoin futures open the way to “Big Short”

    The CBOE data shows that with an increase in the delivery time, the settlement price first grows to $ 18,000, and then falls to $ 16,400.While the futures price remains virtually unchanged for the February and March contracts.

  • What direction is the Pound heading?

    Britain has almost reached an agreement with the European Union and the he parties are almost ready to move to the final stage of the talks.

  • Will unemployment stay at record lows?

    According to economists, the US labor market will expand by 200K new jobs, after rising to 261K in October.

  • Bulls are not happy about the tax reforms

    The House of Representatives and the Republicans have to “verify” their versions of the tax reform and the market believes that this will not cause problems. A large part of the tax reductions attributed to corporations are deferred until 2019, so investors are increasingly skeptical about the stimulating effect of the reform.

  • A look into the US Fiscal Reform

    The Dollar was able to recover losses, and stock markets rose after supporters of the bill were able to get Senator John McCain into their ranks, which, incidentally, opposed the failed healthcare reform.

  • Dollar got support from the appointment of the new FED leader

    Oil prices fell on Tuesday amid the uncertainty associated with the OPEC meeting this week. This will show the the quota for production of the cartel oil producers.

  • Is China losing it´s credibility?

    The US rating agency S&P has improved it´s forecast for the Chinese economy, despite a drop in the credit rating in September. According to the report, the growth of the national debt will decrease over the next five years.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • North Korea and a the weak Dollar are leading Gold to new heights

    On Friday, Gold prices swayed around the highest level of this year against the backdrop of the weak Dollar and persisting anxiety around the tensions on the Korean peninsula.

  • Kim Jong-un is hungry for recognition

    The North Korean situation is slowly escalating, and even though neighboring countries want to put an end to this conflict, Kim Jong-un doesn´t seem keen on stopping. However, there is no guarantee that he will not dare to launch a real missile attack.

  • 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.

  • The markets are taking a hit with the North Korean situation

    The threat of a military confrontation on the Korean peninsula has provoked a rise of risk on the world market. Stock markets of Europe and Asia went deep into the red zone.

  • What is happening on the US shale market?

    The largest shale mining concern sells their assets which could give way to OPEC take over the Oil market. Is the price of rivalry really this steep?

  • Scepticism is spreading on the Oil market

    The meeting of the Monitoring Committee will be held in St.Petersburg on Monday. Investors will carefully monitor possible Saudi Arabia’s announcements, which may have to reduce the supply by another 1 million barrels.