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Why Job Creation Will Not Derail Higher Rates

After Friday’s nonfarm payroll figure was looked upon woefully by market participants who voted with their feet by selling the dollar, a curious development...

Earnings Warnings and Rate Hike Upgrade Hurt S&P 500 Upside Potential

  After a significant number of warnings from policymakers and analysts alike, rising equity valuations have been a growing source of concern, to the extent...

Yellen’s Clarifications Spur Global Risk Reversal, Drop the Hammer on Gold...

Yellen’s Clarifications Spur Global Risk Reversal, Drop the Hammer on Gold Prices Gold prices slipped to the lowest in over a month following the weekly...

FTSE Climb Echoes Results of Federal Reserve Balance Sheet Expansion

With the Bank of England taking a super-dovish stance towards monetary policy, the immediate reaction outside of the Pound was a noticeable rally in...

S&P 500 Bounce May Not Be A Dip Buying Opportunity

Although investors are piling back into US equities as evidenced by the relief rally in the S&P 500 during the Tuesday trading session, it...

Forex Trading Fundamental Analysis Masterclass – Part 8

In the last part of this series, we looked at the different types of monetary policy, and the reasons why central banks and governments...

Buyback Blackout to Sink the Nasdaq?

One of the key determinants of equity price momentum higher over the last few years has been the buyback spending spree corporations embarked on...

Gold Gets its Groove Back

The resurgence of gold prices over the last few weeks has raised some serious eyebrows about the state of the global economy. Although a...

Dollar Rebounds as US Unemployment Hits Nearly 8-Year Low

The US dollar rebounded sharply against a basket of currencies Friday after government data pointed to a firming labour market, which could give the...

Rout in US Dollar Pushes Gold to 3-Month Highs

Gold futures spiked to new three-month highs on Thursday, as the reeling US dollar took another hit on growing doubt about the Federal Reserve’s...

Global Stocks Retreat Following Cautious Fed Statement

Global stock prices declined on Thursday following mixed signs from the US Federal Reserve about the future path of interest rates. The Fed kept its...

US Dollar Weakens ahead of Fed Announcement

The US dollar declined against a basket of currencies Wednesday, as investors prepared for the release of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate guidance amid...

Dow Dump Just the Beginning

Looking for any evidence that the market as a turning point? Look no further than the VIX index that tracks volatility in the S&P...

US Stocks Rise as Rate-hike Looms

US stocks rallied for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, as investors turned their attention to the final day of Federal Reserve meetings ahead...

European Stocks Rise for from 10-Week Low as Oil Prices Rebound

European stocks rose on Tuesday following five consecutive daily losses, as oil prices eased off recent lows ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting...

European Stocks Resume Downtrend as Oil Selloff Intensifies

European stocks resumed their decline on Monday, as energy producers fell for the eighth time in ten sessions amid plunging oil prices. Europe’s major averages...

Gold Crumbles, Dollar Spikes after Thanksgiving

The price of gold fell back near six-year lows on Friday and was headed for a sixth straight weekly decline, as the dollar firmed...

Dollar Strength Weighs on Gold Price

The US dollar pushed higher on Monday, driving gold prices back toward six-year lows as investors continued to price in a rate hike from...
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