Tag Archive: FED FOMC

Market Thoughts on CNY : Little Bo Peep, Don't Lose Your Sheep

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Baa Baa Black Sheep Have You Any Clue ? Not really except that the bond market is a little stuck these days with  investors mostly shut out of the good stuff which are… Continue reading

Equity Monday : FOMC, the 5 Diamond Edition

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After 3 diamonds, the Hindenburg ship refuses to let up, adding 2 more diamonds to make it this a 5 star edition. https://tradehaven.net/market/equity-wednesday-the-hindenburg-buy-omen/ Aug – Dec 2014 The last time we had this… Continue reading

FX Thoughts : FOMC Halloween Edition

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An action packed weekend with the Eurozone banks audit all sorted with minimal fuss after a year of suspense and Brazil elections done and over with. It was overall, a boring week with… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Saving Is Good, Borrowing Is Bad

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A mad week with markets suffering a huge loss of confidence in almost everything except the safest of stuff which is the irony because the less yield hungry you were, the more rewards… Continue reading

The Changing Face Of Employment & The Lost Purpose Of Life

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Fantastic headlines which managed to wipe the October blues away in one clean sweep for the USD rally to continue unchallenged. The feedback from all professional fronts on the latest American job numbers… Continue reading

Captain America Is Back – Fear Index

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Taken from CNN http://money.cnn.com/data/fear-and-greed/ And we are in pretty Extreme Fear zone now. Wow. If this is Extreme Fear, then I guess we cannot get worse and the stock market will be rallying… Continue reading

Welcome to The EM Rattlesnake Round-Up

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Welcome to the EM round up. It happens once or maybe twice a year. This year, it started on the first day of January but soon erased losses into February, not without weakening… Continue reading

Market Thoughts : Dedicated to Scotland

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Scotland, land of the world’s favourite whiskies and the birthplace of Adam Smith, the father of modern economics. Bernie and I were discussing Scotland back in March this year during the run up… Continue reading

Random Thoughts – Human Trading Biases

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Seasoned traders are all prone to biases. For some weeks now, I have been re-conditioning my brain that I should not look at Iron ore prices when trading the AUD, trying hard to… Continue reading

FX Thoughts : The Lonely USD And EM Dreams

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The USD dollar is in a lonely place this year as central bankers break ranks in their hierarchies and mostly losing heart. The typical job of a central banker is to manage 1.… Continue reading