Category: Info

GBP/USD is hopeful for a big cheque from May

Will PM Theresa May agree to pay the divorce bill that the EU demands? This is the hope that pushes the pound higher. Accepting paying a fat cheque to the EU will unlock the second stage of the talks, regarding the future relationship. The EU sequenced the talks early on. They forced the UK to […]

AUD/USD flirts with lower lows amid the RBA minutes

The Reserve Bank of Australia released its meeting minutes from the most recent rate decision in November. They said that there is “considerable uncertainty” about wages picking up. Regarding inflation, they also see any “pass-through” as being delayed due to many factors. What about the Aussie? They repeat that any further rise in the A$ […]

EUR/USD in mid-range: up or down from here?

EUR/USD down and up and down again on the news from Germany. Yet in general, the pair sticks to the middle of the range. What’s next? Here are two opposing views: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: EUR/USD: The Signal From Flows Supports Bullish EUR View Into 2018 – Nomura Nomura FX Strategy Research […]

EUR/USD down on the Draghi drag and FDP failure

The president of the ECB is speaking for the second business day in a row. Mario Draghi is mostly repeating the same stance of his previous speech: great growth but with lagging inflation. Yet he adds some other interesting comments: the central banker warns that geopolitical risks and outside forces could trigger a market correction […]

Pound problems and real raises – MM #165

The yield curve is flattening and this serves as a warning sign of an upcoming recession. Are the worries justified? We begin with this and continue to the breakout in oil prices. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Pound problems: We start off with the Brexit negotiations which are […]

Is There a Proven Algo Trading Method?

If you had been trading stocks or bonds back in the 1980s and 1990s in London or New York, chances are you would have been a rough-and-ready market maker with little or no training in economics or mathematics. Ever since the Stock Market Crash of October 19th, 1987, that all changed. This was the green […]