Facebook data breach

Cambridge Analytica Collected Data On 50 Million Facebook Profiles Shares in social media giant Facebook are now down over 40% since last Friday in response to reports that British data analytics company Cambridge Analytica had gained access to private data from over 50 million Facebook profiles. The group is being accused of using the data to ...

2018-03-28 James Harte Read more
stocks and forex

When it comes to investing or speculating, probably one of the first questions that comes to mind is whether to invest in stocks or to invest/speculation in the currency markets also known as spot forex. So, what is the difference between trading stocks and forex? Both of these financial instruments are vastly different and come with differen...

2018-03-20 John Benjamin Read more
Nikkei225_Equities_0802

After two weeks of a choppy trading in most of the global equities, due to the global geopolitical tensions, some of these indices tried to recover losses. However and so far, they are still far away from recovering. This is even though the geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea has eased significantly ahead of the Jackson Hole me...

2017-08-28 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Euro Dollar_Technical outlook

Despite the recent remarks by many of the Federal Reserve members last week, the US Dollar failed once again to sustain any gains across the board. This is also despite the fact that the Federal Reserve is planning to sell some of its assets later this year. Most of the members including the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen are still looking ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Indices_equities_ftse100_2106

Despite the fact that global equities have been declining a little bit since the announcement of Barclays scandal with Qatar, global equities are still near their record levels. At the same time, the bull market seems to be getting stronger and stronger day by day, with no signs of a correction anytime soon, and that raises some red flags and b...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Manchester_Indices_2305

After the sad events that occurred overnight in the UK – Manchester, we have noticed some negative impact on the markets, including Asian equities, European equities, and currencies. However, such impact was short-lived and most of the markets have recovered its initial declines, supported by economic releases. Asian Equities Declines Desp...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Trump_Scandal_1805

It was definitely the most interesting day in the market since the US President Donald J. Trump was elected. Volatility increased significantly, fears index soared, stocks tumbled, USD tanked, while safe haven assets rallied. What’s The Catalyst? A few days ago, NY Times published an article which could be considered as the most significant...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Indices_equities_FTSE100_1005

Despite the fact that the political conditions in the US are worsened, while the earnings seasons so far seems to be positive, the US equities continued to gain more grounds, posting fresh all-time highs during yesterday’s session. The S&P500 spiked all the way to 2403, while DowJones Industrial Average is few points away from its 21169 all...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FTSE, Indices

Global equities saw a notable rebound since the beginning of last week, following the first round of the French Election results. Global equities added an average of 2%-4% each in few days, followed by a stabilization ahead of key economic releases and events later this week. The main concern remains from France, despite the fact that the publ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Macron_French Election

It's Monday, the 1st of May of 2017 and the second round of the French election is less than 6 days away, where such election might change the shape of Europe once and for all. Latest Public Polls Since the end of the 1st round of the election, Macron has been leading with more than 60% of the public polls, while Le Pen was short below 40%...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more