23 July 2013

Fundamentally Precious

The Technical outlook for Gold is either bullish or bearish depending on your view. But from a Fundamental perspective, the outlook is extraordinary.

19 July 2013

Zombie Economics

As the Motor City declares bankruptcy, US equities motor to new highs.

18 July 2013

Fed Road Trip to Septaper Keeps on Rolling

Ben Bernanke behind the wheel, US Treasury in the passenger seat, Conglomerates in the back, Regulators in the boot and the People in tow - Welcome to the New Normal.

11 July 2013

Ignore the Rumours, Buy the Facts

Yesterday's comments by Ben Bernanke highlights the influence wielded by central bank commentary, but also exposes just how hollow the Fed's policies are becoming.

10 July 2013

Those Who Cannot Remember the Past are Condemned to Repeat it

Greece is hiring Goldman Sachs to sell-off two of its banks. Expect Greece to be underpaid and Goldman to profit as the Troika further erodes Greek national interests.

Quantitative Hardening

After unleashing the speculators in mid-June, the Fed carnival returns to the trading arena to set the record straight.

5 July 2013

The Calm After the Central Bank Storm

The ECB and Bank of England have both announced trailblazing, 'forward guiding' monetary policy. Where we're being guided to, still remains a mystery however.

3 July 2013

Get a J-O-B to avoid QE

The Fed’s meddling has made global markets dysfunctional and set the scene for the U.S. economy to become a victim of its own success this Friday. We expect the markets to be long on volatility and short on common sense.

2 July 2013

27 June 2013

EU Finance Ministers Cooking Up a Storm

This week's ECOFIN meeting has confirmed fears that Cyprus-style 'bail-ins' will be the new normal when dealing with future bank restructures.

24 June 2013

Market hangover lingers after tide-changing Fed statement

Financial markets have started the week in a subdued mood as investors struggle to imagine a 'QE-less' world.

21 June 2013

Shocked and awed markets still reeling after FOMC meeting

Fed policy shift not impressing the liquidity-addicted capital markets as volatility and risk-aversion rise across the board.

13 June 2013

Gold and Silver Outlook

Metal markets to remain under short-term pressure as the global economic outlook and central bank policies remain uncertain.

5 January 2013

Don't be a Lemming

Thousands of people try their hand at FX trading for the first time each year in the UK, and despite all the heeded warnings most fall into the same old pitfalls that can so easily be avoided. Here are some do’s and don’ts that may not make you money, but will most probably help you save some!