Global Money Trends

Staying on Top of Volatile Global Markets

Upturn in Commodity prices Lifts Emerging Currency index – sharply higher

   A decade-old commodity boom came crashing down to a disastrous ending in Q’4 of 2015, and pushed many energy and mining companies to the brink of default on their debts, as China’s industrial output and appetite for raw materials slowed to half the growth rate of 2005 – 2008. The Thomson Reuters Core Commodity Index ended -25% lower last year, to hit its lowest level since 2002,…

Mar 30, 2016

Losses from “Bear Raid” Recouped, after Wild Roller Coaster Ride

Jesse Livermore famously warned his readers that “the stock market is designed to fool most of the people, most of the time.” Yet “All through time, people have basically acted and re-acted the same way in the market as a result of: greed, fear, ignorance, and hope – that is why the chart patterns recur on a constant basis.”  This axiom has withstood the…

Mar 25, 2016