• 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Is the Pound caught it a slump?

    Pressure on the British currency will be balanced by the peaceful comments of the central bank heads in of the United States and Europe. The two major forces will discuss the key issues about the development of monetary policy on Friday.

  • 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?

  • What surprises did the Central Bank executives have for the investors?

    To investors great regret, Mario Draghi refrained from discussing monetary policy in the speech at Jackson Hole, however, from the Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen, we could expect more constructive comments.

  • Global market relief may be short lived

    The unpredictability the North Korean leader remains the main risk factor and this will be reminded to us through out the medium term outlook. of the decisions of the North Korean leader remains a risk factor that can repeatedly remind itself of itself in the medium term.

  • What is happening with WTI, AUD/USD and USD/JPY?

    We discuss interesting signals that are coming from two major instruments as well as Oil.

  • July CPI – the finishing touch to the defeat of the Dollar

    The monthly change in the CPI was 0.1% with a forecast of 0.2%, which completely drove the market sentiment into a general disheartening. There are also “clouds” gathering around the possible December increase.

  • Will the FED turn the attention back to itself?

    A two-day decline in the Gold prices may suggest that some bulls prefer to record profits before the American regulators meeting. Yet, most investors expect “peaceful” comments by Yellen.