April reports – How to get Ready and not be on the Sideline?

During the week we will see a lot of quarterly earnings reports. A lot of major players will reveal their data already on Wednesday....

Dollar Higher as Yields hit 3%

A sustained period of Dollar strength on the horizon As analysts made their predictions for 2018 back in December/January, very few predicted the rally in...

Kim Jong-un; “The dollar’s Friend”

Greenback receiving support from unusual places I never considered that the catalyst for a recovery in the dollar would be the North Korean Leader, but...

Sterling Still the “Only game in Town”

Good Bad or Indifferent? Sterling is fast becoming the “Marmite currency”. Marmite, for those who don’t know it is a savoury spread which is often...

Sanity At Last

Data has final say There is any number of reasons and even more theories as to why the market got so ahead of itself concerning...

Lower Inflation fails to Deter Hawks

Sterling remains firm as rates set to rise. There are none so blind as those who will not see! Sterling fell a little yesterday following the...

Stage One Complete

UK Rate hike still “probable” Sterling took a well-deserved breather yesterday having scaled the heights to a level that hasn’t been seen since the Brexit...

Rate Hike Good, No Hike Bad

Sentiment driving pound to new highs Alan Greenspan said it best, “irrational enthusiasm”. The market has become infatuated with a rate hike in the UK. Why...

Euro Volatility Disappearing

Drivers difficult to determine When the common currency came into being almost twenty years ago, it was said at the time that the sheer liquidity...

Trump Tones down the Rhetoric

Retaliation in Syria still “when not if” The words of President Trump yesterday illustrated quite clearly that he had been shown, in private, that his...

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