Fundamental Analysis

Sales in the United Kingdom dropped for the third straight month in January, indicating that consumers started feeling the pressure of higher prices and slower wage growth. According to the official d...
Fundamental Analysis

After a rather dicey week, it's worth taking stock of what exactly happened to the AUD and what this could mean moving ahead. Additionally, we should look at what news is worth keeping an eye on in th...
Fundamental Analysis

Markets oozed that distinctly risk-averse mindset on Friday, as jitters were apparent in numerous pockets of the market. One could almost sense the currency markets antipathy for risk as we entered we...
Fundamental Analysis

Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Chair Yellen went to Capitol Hill for her semiannual testimony. While uneventful for the most part, clear signals were sent that the FOMC intends to hike rates at ...
Fundamental Analysis

Investors continued to be enamored by the potential for growth-inducing policies of President Trump this Valentine's Day week despite relatively few details. While politics continued to drive headline...
Fundamental Analysis

The last two days of the week have seen US stocks cool down slightly after a relentless, record-breaking run in the previous five days that was due in part to ever-rising anticipation surrounding Pres...
Fundamental Analysis

Stock markets were explosively volatile this week, with most arenas sprinting into record levels as the mixture of stabilising oil prices and improving economic data across the globe boosted risk appe...