The man with the wrong Title

Pride comes before a fall In a previous incarnation, I was managing a 24-hour dealing operation for a bank in London at the time when...

Spanish Issue brings Further European Unrest

Catalans vote for independence The wealthy Catalan region of North-East Spain voted yesterday in an unsanctioned referendum on whether they wish to secede from the...

Imaginary Numbers & Irrelevant Laws

Even though the World Wide Web has been around for nearly 30 years legislation surrounding this groundbreaking technology is still in its infancy. Two...

UK to agree shorter transition.

Davis slips a major concession into conversation It has been a feature of Brexit negotiations that the market seems to slip into an optimistic frame...

The Morning Market Overview – Chinese PMI On Highs, Oil Over 50.00!

In the night markets we got to know the results of the industrial PMI for the Chinese economy - at 02:00 results stated the...

The Euro Currency Slips Ahead of Draghi’s Speech – EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY

Daily Forex Market Preview, 23/08/2017 The US dollar was seen strengthening across the board yesterday. The modest gains come in anticipation of central bank chiefs...

Plenty of Data, No Fresh Ideas

Market beginning to look forward to year end The typical mid-fourth quarter scenario where traders want to start to protect their P&L is beginning as...

FOMC Minutes, Sterling and WTI in Focus

Wednesday’s main risk event and potential market shaker will be the release of June’s FOMC meeting minutes, which investors may closely scrutinize for clues...

Daily US Opening News: Strong UK retail sales fails to lift GBP

Modest gains for EU bourses ahead of the ECB meeting. GBP softens despite better than expected UK retail sales data. Looking ahead, highlights...

Monetary Policy to the fore. Could Powell be the next departure?

Let’s start with a little speculation. Given the “revolving door” policy that Donald Trump seems to be using to try to find a settled Cabinet,...

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