FOMC 29th April 2015: Is the US heading back towards 2013 woes?

Most recently the US was reporting positive numbers across the range and a large part of the conversation was around interest rate hikes and  a higher interest in the USD Bond market. The FOMC meeting has changed the spectrum of the ongoing conversation with no talk preluding to an interest rate hike or relative timeframe. GDP for […]

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$PBR Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (PBR) Update

For those of you who tune in frequently and follow us on Twitter knew that the stock was a must buy around a month ago. We advised for any buy under $10. We also made clear that you had to go all in at $5 on the 13th of March. For those of you who […]

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India – local traders now on Alibaba and Amazon

It is to no surprise that Alibaba is pushing India onto its global road map.

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Australian Dollar to remain subdued

Assistant Governor Kent spoke at the Bloomberg breakfast this morning in Sydney and the Monetary minutes have given the AUDUSD rate small northbound boost allowing traders to pick up a short influx off around 20 pips. The south train is already kicking in with major issues being pointed out by the RBA. There were no […]

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The Reserve and Central Banks that matter and the ones that don’t

For us traders having an edge is everything. We can get it from history, technical analysis, ability to read between the lines and on opportune occasions from a friend of a friend who works for a government statistics or financial institutions.

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BoE triggers long GBPUSD opportunities

Two members of the BoE voted towards a rate hike indicated confidence in the UK’s progress. This is a good indicator of changing sentiment as other members did not vote for the rate hike solely based protecting growth targets and stress proofing the economy. Whilst the USD has received support due to housing and permit […]

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ZEW lowest in 20 months – Germany – Russia trade on alert

The ZEW index has dropped to 8.6 almost 10 points lower than expectations. This is not a surprise as the increased US sanctions on Russia. Tension is rising and Russia has placed import bans on variety of Australian agricultural products and shown the first signs of push back causing an export loss of AUD$700m to […]

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