Yesterday, another bombshell has been uncovered in the circumstances surrounding FBI director Comey’s termination by POTUS Trump. It is apparent, the despite protestations to the otherwise, Trump sent a memo to Comey asking the …
NEW YORK Wall Street stock indexes and the U.S. dollar both posted gains for the week on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen confirmed market expectations for an interest rate rise in March but profit taking saw equities and …
The Trend Model is an asset allocation model which applies trend following principles based on the inputs of global stock and commodity price. In essence, it seeks to answer the question, "Is the trend in the global economy expansion …
Contrary to what is often stated, a deflationary scenario for the eurozone would not necessarily drive the EUR/USD on the downside (Japan scenario). Yet, my forecast for the real yield differential between the eurozone and the U.S. could …
Thirty-five new securities, all at different stages of approval, are slated to be added to the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) by mid-year – a development which will feed an appetite for hard currency-denominated …
Today's eco calendar is empty. Risk sentiment could be key for trading, especially if European stocks pick up signals from WS. A correction lower is positive for core bonds via safe haven flows, but we don't expect big moves ahead of …
Correlation between Dow Jones FXCM Dollar Index and the S&P 500 Volatility Index Dow Jones FXCM Dollar Index (lhs) S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) (rhs) The correlation between the Dow Jones FXCM Dollar Index (ticker: USDOLLAR) …
In addition to weighing on this sector directly, stock selloffs ignite fast US dollar rallies. This rapidly drives dollar-denominated commodities prices lower, amplifying the selling pressure faced by commodities stocks. The threat of a …