Category: Opinion

Trump Train or Donald Derailed? — MM #130

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Donald Trump is entering the White House. It happens this week and the impact on markets is already very significant. We discuss the potential moves on currencies, bonds, stocks and all the other moving parts before previewing other events in…

Gold and Silver Outlook for December 27-30

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With the year winding down as we are heading towards the last week of 2016, the markets are likely to demonstrate – as they did last week – low volatility and liquidity. For precious metals, this could be a chance…

The FED and the Road Ahead — MM #127

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The FED gave a hawkish hike and this rocked markets. We look at everything FED-related eyeing the path for the year ahead, which my be more Donald-dependent.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. What:…

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…