• Is the new head of FED being reckless?

    The new head of the FED, Jeremy Powell, has a lot bolder approach compared to his predecessor Janet Yellen, who was known for her extreme action in the economic policy.

  • Oil market shows positive results

    Oil market shows signs of growth due to lowered OPEC productions, however, shale extraction in the United States can change the market direction.

  • Will the US oil market find a consensus?

    In the current state, we can see that some of the US companies, in particular infrastructure-related, may grow in price after the publication of Trump’s infrastructure spending.

  • Have bears crashed the oil price?

    Investors were well aware of the shale producers plans to increase production, but yesterday’s statistics took everyone by surprise.

  • Medium-term oil optimism will turn low spirits in long-term

    Oil prices fluctuated near the opening on Friday after the surge, which was caused by an unexpected drop in gasoline stocks in the US last week. Price gains on Thursday marked the Oil markets best performance in more than a week.

  • Will the US inflation surprise the FED?

    The minutes of the ECB meeting will probably show a cautious position of the bank regarding the forecast of stimulating the economy

  • Key economic reports and events for the upcoming week

    Take a look at what the financial markets might have in store for you next week!

  • EIA shows mixed data on US oil production

    EIA data released on Thursday showed that US producers keep pressuring OPEC, while enjoying high prices from the supply cuts.

  • Will the ECB be convinced?

    On Tuesday, Euro reached a 4-month high at 1.2081, recording a 3-percent growth since mid-December. EUR/USD is preparing to break through the Septembers peak at 1.21, which could create a psychological basis for the pair’s growth in 2018.

  • The Australian Dollar might be up for a rally

    The tightened movements of the foreign exchange market signal a temporary “calm”, as investors are already preparing for the New Year and thus are paying less attention to the current market catalysts.

  • 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.

  • Markets try to make light of the US fiscal reform

    The Senate vote on Saturday had a positive outcome for the Trump fiscal initiative, which pushes for sharp tax cuts (around 35% to 20%) for companies, as well as tax incentives for individuals.

  • 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.

  • Distrust in Merkel is growing

    Investors have threatened to cut their positions on European equities, as the Euro has fallen to an eight-day low against the Pound. This all is fueled by the increasing political crisis in Germany.

  • Tax reform – the central theme of the market discussions

    What’s interesting about the natural disasters impact on the economy, is the fact that it is kind of a stimulating shock how the economic agents adjust to it. As mostly price increase occurs.