• What’s wrong with the Phillips curve in the US economy?

    One of the strengths of the July NFP was primarily the increase in wages by 0.3%. Given the high consumer expectations, the increase will give hope for growth in the July consumption, and thus will provide inflation improvement.

  • What state is the Oil market in?

    According to the forecast of EIA, shale production in August will increase by about 100K barrels. Comparing the production dynamics in the US and the OPEC countries with unlimited production, the latter significantly contribute to the glut of the market.

  • Is France on a clear presidential path now?

    Macron won the final debates ahead of the second election round, making the precious metals and Yen accelerated declines. The USD rate hike possibility rose immensely for July.

  • Can NAFTA washout crash the oil market?

    In the beginning of the week there were reports that Trump´s administration was going to unilaterally break the NAFTA agreement, but things have gotten a lot more complicated since then. Changes in the trade agreement, or its possible termination, could potentially affect the Oil market.

  • Pound falls on the Supreme Court decision

    Dollar bears retreat on profit taking, as the currency index has dipped below 100 level with the support of Asian traders on Tuesday.

  • Yellen and Draghi spook investors

    The ECB baulks hopes, as no signal for folding stimulus, has been given. Dollar gains before Trump swear in.

  • Are OPEC cuts going to be in vain?

    The prospects for a rebalance on the market are likely to be hindered mainly due to the revival of shale production in the US.

  • The holiday uncertainty urges investors to retreat

    Long holidays fuel the appeal of safe heavens, as greenback drops.

  • An unexpected drop in the UK employment

    The Dollar slides ahead of the FED, employment in the UK drops the first time in a year.

  • Spending is increasing by the second

    The US Dollar rallied as economic data signals expansion. Oil is trading flat in the wait of OPEC market solution.

  • Yields are high in the emerging markets after new economic projections

    The period of cheap US Dollar will be extended for some time allowing investors to hunt for higher yields in the emerging markets.

  • Is BoJ’s alternative strategy working?

    BoJ is actively trying to find alternative ways to pep up the economy while keeping the rates unchanged.

  • Crude Oil advance on upbeat API update

    Output-freeze speculations continue to be a key driver for price growth ahead of the OPEC meeting in Algeria. Nonetheless, market analysts cast illusions that Oil producers will reach an agreement to cap output amid reviving shale supplies from the US.

  • Market developments of the upcoming week!

    We provide you with the most crucial economic events of the upcoming week.

  • EUs projections for further growth have worsened?

    The Dollar pares decline ahead of Durable orders report as the German IFO predicts gloomy future for EU economy.