Category: Opinion

Trade Wars – Where Is Market Volatility?

Following the U.S.’s decision to raise tariffs of $34 billion on Chinese goods – mostly intermediate – that came to effect a couple of weeks ago, the U.S. is now planning additional tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. Alas,…

Takeaways from The Fed’s Rate Decision

The Federal Reserve’s recent decision to raise rates again by 25 bp to the range of 1.75%-2% did not come as a surprise. However, the Jerome Powell’s press conference, the Fed’s press release statement, the dot plot and economic outlook…

Truce in Trade and Dollar Domination — MM #180

You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. China-US trade: Don’t call it peace, it’s only a truce. The two largest economies decided to put off a trade war. What does it mean for broader markets?…

Volatility Venting and Brexit Can-Kicking — MM #177

We start by giving an update on some progress in Brexit before moving to the high volatility markets are experiencing and wrapping up with a preview. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Brexit transition…

Fed Day and Underwhelming Oil — MM #176

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All eyes are on the Fed and we start from Powell’s first decision and continue to talk about falling oil prices before previewing the other events of the week.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon.…