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Trump Says He Feels The Fed Are Hiking Too Fast
3 months ago

Another mixed day for equities over in the US, the Nasdaq traded 0.03% higher while the Dow fell 0.21%. No such problems in the Asia Pacific area as the Nikkei (0.08%), Shanghai Comp. (0.02%) and ASX (0.14%) all trade hi...
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Oil Prices Still Rising Against Dollar Strength
3 months ago

Commodities have all taken a hit off the back of USD strength in recent months - with the notable exception of Oil.  As the lifeblood of manufacturing, higher USD levels have naturally had little, if any impact on this c...
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Market Recap: Oil Shoots Higher
3 months ago

Equities traded mixed on Columbus day in the US, the Dow rose 0.15% as the Nasdaq (-0.67%) and S&P 500 (-0.04%) fell. Over in the Asia Pacific area, it was a sea of red after the Nikkei 225 fell 1.34%, ASX dropped 1% and ...
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Market Recap: China Comes Back To Market And Cuts The RRR Rate
3 months ago

After the negative close on Friday in the US following the weak NFP data, markets in the Asia Pacific area have followed suit. The Nikkei 225 was closed today for a public holiday, the ASX lost 1.38% of its value and the...
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History Of United States Currency
3 months ago

Currency became prevalent in America during the late 1600's, the Colonial period. The colonists quickly discovered that they needed a paper currency to help them manage the active trade economy that was unfolding in the N...
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Market Recap: Flow Moves Over To Fixed Income Markets As Stocks Sell Off
3 months ago

Indices over in the US closed in the red with the Nasdaq the main underperformer down 1.81%, this came as risk sentiment shifted over to yields. It was much of the same for the Nikkei 225 which closed 0.58% lower, although, t...
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DXY: Retesting Before Going Higher?
3 months ago

Following on from my article Tuesday, the US Dollar seems to be moving exactly as anticipated. On Wednesday price broke through our 95.50 level of resistance for the first time since early August and managed a stron...
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Silver - Could We See A Short-Term Pull Away From The Gold Correlation
3 months ago

The younger brother of gold has been selling off in recent times as global sentiment is pushing precious metals lower. Unlike gold, silver does have some industrial and medical purpose, so fundamentals may not exactly ma...
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Market Recap: Equities Trade Mixed As Powell Talks Rates
3 months ago

Equities traded in the black in the US yesterday as the Nasdaq outperformed trading higher by 0.21%. Over in the Asia Pac area, the Japanese Nikkei closed lower by 0.61% and the ASX moved half a percent higher. One of th...
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Market Recap: Gold Steals The Show With 1.21% Growth In Value
3 months ago

Once again it was a mixed day in equities, across the pond the Dow was the only index to finish higher while the Nasdaq closed lower by nearly half a percent as major tech names struggled. Over in Japan, the Nikkei 225 fell 0...
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Market Recap: RBA Left Rates Unchanged And Equities Trade Lower
3 months ago

Indices in the US traded mixed yesterday with the Nasdaq the underperformer down 0.11%. Over in the Asia Pacific area markets traded in a subdued fashion, the Nikkei 225 fell slightly trading lower by 0.07% and the ASX l...
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Gold: Will All The Downside Pressure Be Priced In
3 months ago

In recent months, the strength of the USD has been pretty overpowering, with gains backed up by the Fed on a clear path of policy tightening which has led to 3 rate hikes of 25bps this year and another anticipated in the Dec ...
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