Dollar_USD_USDX

For many traders wondering what a Trump Presidency could mean for the US, it can be difficult to escape the mainstream media storm and ascertain the facts so here is a quick rundown of how A Trump Presidency could shape the US outlook. US Government debt likely to increases due to higher budget deficit Trump has declared his intention ...

2016-11-10 James Harte Read more
Elections_Trump

Echoes Of Brexit On a morning that echoes strongly of the day after the Brexit vote, polls and betting markets are once again left red-faced as against Donald Trump takes the US Presidency. Markets responded aggressively to the news with the S&P500 dropping over 120 points as risk aversion swept across markets. The initial whipsaw reaction...

2016-11-09 James Harte Read more
Trump Gold

US Elections Continue To Drive Gold Narrowing polls ahead of the US election tomorrow have caused significant volatility in financial markets over the last week as a “Clinton Victory” came under significant threat. Gold, which is traditionally viewed as a safe haven, saw a surge in demand as investors began to question their confidence in a Cli...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
President elections

The attention of the whole world will shift to the US next week as the country elects its 45th President. The markets remain in a jittery mode with the outcome of the polls likely to swing in either direction in a short trading week. US and Canadian markets are closed on Friday. Many still project that the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton w...

2016-11-07 John Benjamin Read more
US Elections

A few minutes ago, the US published its last Jobs Report ahead of a critical election next week. The US Jobs Report came in with positive news for President Obama, the Democratic Party and most importantly, the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Definitions Non-Farm Employment Change: Change in the number of employed peo...

2016-11-04 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Kiana_US Elections aftermath_webinar

The crucial US Presidential Elections are on Tuesday, November 8th. Regardless of results, financial markets will face extreme volatility, due to political uncertainty. Orbex has prepared a FREE webinar with our investment strategist, Kiana Danial, to sort out the dos and don'ts for post-elections trading. Tap the extensive expertise of our spe...

2016-11-11 Kiana Danial Read more
Equities_Stock Exchange

US Elections Looming Heightened uncertainty regarding the US election has weighed on risk appetite this week fuelling a sell-off in risk assets. The S&P500 has fallen to new 5 month lows as traders unwind speculative positions amidst fresh market volatility. The key driver behind the shift in sentiment has been the rebound of support for o...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
Trump_US Elections_0211

Fed Side-lined Ahead of Elections Coming just ahead of the hotly anticipated US elections to be held next week, today’s US Federal Reserve meeting has lost much of its usual importance with markets broadly expecting the Fed to remain on hold until after the elections. Check our previous Elections updates: October: Clinton's lead grows f...

2016-11-04 James Harte Read more
Gold_precious metals_0211

Gold prices lost close to 3% last month (October) after price failed to push higher above the $1350 handle. On a year to date basis, gold futures are still higher with 21.48% increase on a year to date basis. The recent gains since a week ago came about after the US dollar index hit a well-known resistance level near 99.00 - 100.00. With the dol...

2016-11-04 John Benjamin Read more
US Elections webinar

Clinton In The Lead On Home Stretch With the three Presidential elections debates now firmly in the rear-view mirror, Democratic candidate Clinton has been deemed the standout winner of the events and has cemented her lead in the polls. Ahead of the first debate the race between the two candidates tightened up with Clinton’s lead narrowing from...

2016-10-28 James Harte Read more