Stoxx50 +21.26 3,640.56 +0.59%  3:10 AM EDT
Stoxx50 +21.26 3,640.56 +0.59%  3:10 AM EDT
Stoxx50 +21.26 3,640.56 +0.59%  3:10 AM EDT
Stoxx50 +21.26 3,640.56 +0.59%  3:10 AM EDT
Stoxx50 +21.26 3,640.56 +0.59%  3:10 AM EDT

Trading the Italian Referendum

By Dan Goldberg | 2 months ago |
Trading the Italian Referendum.   To know where to look to trade over the Italian referendum first and foremost we must understand what is going on and the implications of the vote.   So, what's happening over in Italy? A referendum is being held on the 4th December to decide on the powers of the upper House of Parliament. The aim is to make the legislative process more efficient. That doesn't seem like too bad of an idea by PM Renzi. However, what has happened is that a door has ...
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Jackson Hole Preview

By Dan Goldberg | 5 months ago |
JACKSON HOLE 2016   So a lot of attention has been given over to Jackson Hole and upcoming remarks from FEDS Yellen.   But what is it and what should we expect?   To start, Jackson Hole is a yearly symposium sponsored by the Kansas City FED that since 1978 has brought prominent Central Bankers, Finance Ministers, academics and let's be honest market participants (yes those that trade the markets) together to discuss economic issues facing the world. For example, a paper that...
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August NFP prep

By Dan Goldberg | 6 months ago |
AUGUST Non-Farm Payrolls. Todays NFP number is looking for an expectation of +180k versus a previous of July at +287. The range on this number is from a low of 140k to a high of 240k. Unemployment is expected to tick down to 4.8% from 4.9%. Cast your mind back though to get a fuller picture. June NFP came in at a woeful +11k and had been steadily declining since February from +233k, to 144K in April. So we seemed to have a small trend until we hit last month. Was this an outlier or w...
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4TH Aug BOE

By Dan Goldberg | 6 months ago |
BOE day 3rd August 2016 So we're back at BOE day again. Seems to have come round very quickly since we were last here and Mr. Carney slightly disappointed the market by leaving everything unchanged. However, we do know that the July and August meetings were to be taken as a package. This was refered to at the outset and in conjunction with his comments of "easing will likely be required over the summer" the world and his wife are expecting action from the BOE today. I shall avoid my poli...
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