Global Money Trends

Staying on Top of Volatile Global Markets

Silicon Valley High Tech Leaders and India’s IT Outsourcers -Sound Alarm Over Trump’s “America First” Policy

    US- president Donald Trump just assumed office on January 20th, but already, his “America First” agenda is sending a big chill through Silicon Valley and India’s biggest tech stocks. The US tech industry has long lobbied for an easier way to recruit talent from abroad, and had expected Hillary Clinton to expand high-skilled immigration. However, under President Trump, it now appears highly…

Jan 30, 2017

With the mercurial US President Donald Trump; expect Increasing Volatility for the US-dollar versus China’s Yuan and Japan yen

    The number of followers on US President Donald Trump’s Twitter page is increasing at an exponential rate, reaching 20.3-million this week, and up from around 19.9-million just a few weeks ago. Mr Trump’s frequent use of Twitter to communicate with the US-public, and with the greater audience of the world’s citizens, without the filter of the mainstream…

Jan 18, 2017

Beijing takes aim at BitCoin, as Digital Currency nearly reaches the price of Gold

     Bitcoin marked its eighth birthday this week with a wild, roller coaster ride that saw the crypto currency’s price surge past US$1,100 and set a new record high before diving more than -20% in a matter of hours to below $900, the following day. Yet, despite this flurry of activity in the virtual world, it’s business as usual at “bitcoin…

Jan 09, 2017

Russia Recovers from Severe Recession, Russian Small Caps = Top Performers in 2016

     It seemed inconceivable exactly one year ago. The price of Urals blend of crude, the Kremlin’s top income earner was sliding below $30 /barrel. That spelt more pain for Russia. Oil and gas exports make up almost half of the Russian government’s revenue. Moody’s and S&P had already downgraded Russia’s debt to junk status. As a direct result, the Russian…

Jan 02, 2017