Category: Opinion

From The Crude Cut To Draghi’s Drag — MM #126

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In this week’s episode, we look back at the OPEC deal that defied skeptics as well as look forward towards the ECB: it’s money time for Draghi. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. OPEC…

Not All Financial Assets Are Trump-ed Equally — MM #124

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Financial markets are certainly moving in the near-fortnight after Trump shocked markets with his ascent to the presidency.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Currencies: We focus on the three major currency pairs: EUR/USD, GBP/USD…

Gold and The Fed’s Rate Decision

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The possibility of a Fed rate hike is around 60% by the by the end of the year. And the shift in the chances of a hike, which tend to move a daily basis, should have also impacted the direction of…

3 Ingredients of Risk-Off and Risk-On — MM #121

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Indicators are nice, but sometimes ongoing news stories make or break markets. We focus on three ingredients that move the market as a whole.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Presidential Debate: The…

Bold BOJ vs. Fearful Fed — MM #120

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It was a big week for central banks, with implications going well beyond the short-term market reactions. We start with the immediate takeaways and continue to the long-term consequences. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support…

Fed-Fest – Everything You Need to Know — MM #119

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The focus of this week’s show is the focus of markets: the Fed decision: calling it “highly anticipated” would be an understatement. We cover the event from all angles. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Dovish or…

What Markets Really Do on Jobs Day — MM #117

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The NFP always moves markets, but how exactly? We look at the bigger picture of the market impact, continue with previewing the ECB and finish with discussing more events on the calendar. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon.…