Trade War

While the main market focus over recent months has been on trade wars, fears have been building this week over potential currency wars following comments by President Trump. Speaking with CNBC, the President commented that he feels the Fed is undermining his efforts to strengthen the US economy by raising interest rates. When asked whether he wa...

2018-07-20 James Harte Read more

Has Trump finally gone too far? During a Presidency which has become characterised by controversy and spectacle it appears that Donald Trump might finally have gone too far. Trump’s opinion poll ratings have been rising over recent months given his high-profile trade dispute with China which the President has labelled a noble crusade in defence...

2018-07-18 James Harte Read more
markets vulnerable

In this episode, Richard is following up on the previously posted “Bullish Patterns on Gold – EUR Stronger – Investors looking at YEN” article, and continuing the views he share during the “The World Cup NFP! – LIVE” webinar. Richard is also backing his volatility spike theory, previously posted with the “Trade War Sentiment – Volatility Spik...

2018-07-17 Richard Tataru Read more
usa cpi

Consumer prices as well as producer price index for the month of June showed a strong pace of gains. The data suggested that the underlying momentum is only going to get stronger. Both consumer and producer prices were seen rising to a six year high. The data comes as Fed officials continue to tighten monetary policy. U.S CPI at 2.9% in June...

2018-07-17 John Benjamin Read more

While a proud footballing nation mourned another harrowing defeat there was still plenty to be excited about as England received its prize for coming fourth in the World Cup yesterday: a visit from US President Donald Trump. Arriving with a security convoy which looked like it had been plucked straight from the set of a Hollywood movie, the Pres...

2018-07-13 James Harte Read more
central bank

The Fed: Gradual Policy Tightening In Full Swing The Fed has reaffirmed its commitment to sticking to its plan of “gradual” policy normalisation with two more hikes forecast this year. The economic outlook is good, with the economy on track to grow by around 4% in Q2 2018, boosted by tax cuts with inflation continuing to creep higher. Employmen...

2018-07-05 James Harte Read more
us q1 forex

The U.S. economy was seen advancing at a slower than expected pace from what was initially reported, data from the commerce department showed last week. The United States Gross Domestic Product or GDP which measures the goods and services produced in the economy was seen expanding at a seasonally adjusted pace of 2.0% in the first quarter of the...

2018-07-04 John Benjamin Read more
World Cup NFP

Kazan Arena is silent… The Fans have disappeared… The pitch is empty, and the quarter finalists are missing… Where is everyone?! Getting ready for the NFP! As you should be! As we enter the quarter finals, Richard Tataru, the Elliott Wave Neymar, will be going Live to see what the score is for the upcoming Non-Farm Payrolls. Before, during...

2018-07-10 Richard Tataru Read more
opec meeting

The upcoming OPEC meeting this week has taken on a great deal of focus given recent developments. Last week Russian and Saudi Arabian leaders met alongside the opening game of the World Cup to discuss plans to increase oil production while maintaining the petro-alliance forged in 2016. The proposals are centred around forming an OPEC+ group that...

2018-06-22 James Harte Read more
forex markets

Since its inception in 2006, Twitter has revolutionised the way people interact with one another. It is amazing to see how a micro-blog of only 140 characters can stir not just people but the global financial markets. Twitter is now increasingly used in forex trading to get instant access to market information, expert opinions and trading tips. ...

2018-06-15 Orbex Read more