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8 04, 2015

How Distorted are the Markets

2020-10-25T14:14:32+00:00April 8th, 2015|

The global economy is on the edge, with Swiss billionaire Mr. Felix Zulauf predicting rough times ahead due to widespread distortions in global markets. Fears of a new global crash are very real in some quarters, as debts rise, the dollar climbs, and asset prices climb into unsustainable territory. As [...]

7 04, 2015

The Rise of The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

2015-04-07T07:31:31+00:00April 7th, 2015|

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has become a huge headache for the United States, with the Chinese bank set to rival global institutions like the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). Formed late last year, the multilateral development bank will provide finance for a range of infrastructure projects [...]

25 03, 2015

Greece Running out of Time

2020-10-25T14:03:46+00:00March 25th, 2015|

The situation in Greece continues to worsen, with the struggling nation at real risk of cash running out by April 20 unless a new solution is found. According to a report from Reuters, the situation is getting desperate as Greek leaders meet with key EU leaders in the hope of [...]

19 03, 2015

Markets React to FOMC Statement

2020-10-25T14:02:46+00:00March 19th, 2015|

The US Federal Reserve has just lost 'patience', dropping this key word along with others from its latest statement on Wednesday. While a rate hike is highly unlikely in April, a number of analysts have read between the lines to forecast an increase in either June or September. The Fed [...]

17 03, 2015

Euro Forecast for Parity with USD

2021-01-27T20:02:27+00:00March 17th, 2015|

With the Euro continuing to drop in value against the US dollar, the two currencies may reach parity for the first time in over a decade. Currently sitting around 1.06 to the dollar, the Euro has fallen consistently over the last year and made significant drops over the last couple [...]

17 03, 2015

Are US Stocks on the Rise?

2020-10-25T14:01:23+00:00March 17th, 2015|

US stocks may start performing better than European stocks, as markets continue to grow (why stock markets exist) after dipping in early March. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 recently rebounding towards the short-term records of March 2 and the US surprise index at its lowest level [...]

26 02, 2015

What could overturn the bull market?

2015-02-26T15:26:39+00:00February 26th, 2015|

The markets have been, by far accommodating in 2015 but a sense of vulnerability is keeping the overexcitement at bay. Playing these fears we have come up with a short list of black-swan type events that have the propensity to have the same sort of effect as the unravelling of [...]

19 02, 2015

Options Traders stake on smaller-than-usual move on Twitter stock

2020-11-25T16:14:32+00:00February 19th, 2015|

When Twitter reported its earnings following the closing bell last week, options traders are betting on a smaller-than-usual move for the said commodity-based stock. Twitter shares might even move 12 % in either direction through last week based on the pricing of an option strategy coined as a straddle based on [...]

28 01, 2015

Alpari disengage phone lines as spread betting platform problems

2015-01-28T07:13:15+00:00January 28th, 2015|

Traders who are primarily using Apari's spread betting platform adversely reacted with anger to the firm's problems and its failure to communicate with clients who were left with no connections to their accounts. Traders who are utilising spread betting platform have reacted with spite to the company's problems and its [...]

6 01, 2015

Things One Should Know Regarding Market Volatility

2015-01-06T06:52:36+00:00January 6th, 2015|

In an erratic and unstable economy, investors may be tempted to run for cover, yet the impulse to shut down and panic can make it all the more difficult for them to meet their individual investment goals. There exists a principle that the recent volatility is fundamentally driven by fear [...]

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