Entries by Stelios

2018 – The Year Ahead

2018 is nearly upon us and the past year was certainly full of interesting events. Potentially dangerous political events in the EU – such as the French & German elections and the Catalan independence referendum – were safely navigated.

King Dollar No More?

The US Dollar has experienced a prolonged and material decline in 2017. The DXY index has dropped from 102.80 (2nd January) to 91.33 (8th September), which roughly represents an 11% loss.

Deciphering the BoE

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee met last week and there were some interesting developments. We will try to sieve through the plethora of information and pick what we think were the salient points.

US Dollar Crossroads

The US Dollar has always been a very interesting and influential currency. After all, it’s the world’s reserve currency and the majority of all transactions on the planet are made using dollars. The dollar tends to run in long-term trends and the past 12-18 months of broadly sideways action suggest that it’s consolidating before the […]

Oil and CAD Are Bull While Dollar is a Fool

Anyone who is trading crude oil or USD/CAD should be aware of the important correlation between them. We know that if oil price rises then the Canadian economy benefits as they own considerable oil reserves (third only to Venezuela and Saudi Arabia). Furthermore, let’s not forget that the USD will likely drop in value if oil prices rise, and […]