Markets

Silicon Valley Bank, Credit Suisse, Archegos: The Risk of Achieving No...

In recent weeks the world of finance has been shaken by events on both sides of the Atlantic. First, several regional...
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Giant Trading Losses – What not to do? Chapter 2: Nordic German Elec...

Background: Nordic & German power grids are well connected. Distribution utilities will seek average the cost of power, thereby eliminating the...
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Of Money and Man W7/2023 Receding rate hike fear . FED Benchmark rate ...

MARKET RECAP W6/2023 MAJOR MARKET MOVEMENT (Week of 10 Feb 2023, W6) Receding rate hike fears Benchmark rate reaching 6%? Source:...
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Giant Trading Losses – What not to do. Chapter 1: The London Wha...

In this series, we shall examine some famous trading losses. And note down what not to do in our own operations. ...
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Central Banks in the headlines . Nasdaq & S&P breaking resista...

EQUITY MARKET HEATMAP MAJOR MARKET MOVEMENT Central Banks in the headlines S&P and Nasdaq has both broken resistance of its downward...
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In the Long Run Long-Term Government Bonds Are Safe, But We Are a Long...

Earlier in the year the Swiss National Bank, Switzerland’s central bank, released its latest report. While reading the news covering the...
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The World Cup as a Financial Markets Training Course

Many of those involved in the world of financial markets often compare it to sports. Both activities deliver a lot of...
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DDI Markets W47/22 – A Distracted and Thankful week ahead

FIFA World Cup . A look at inflation numbers . Thanksgiving holidays . FTX Bankruptcy & US Sports Stars Update: after...
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September Blues: The Role of Statistics and Psychology in Financial Ma...

September has arrived. For market participants it is not only the time to return to their offices after summer vacation, but...
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I Figured Out How to Predict the Stock Market — and Still Lost M...

I created the holy grail, everything one could wish for — but learned quite an expensive lesson regardless. Background To understand what I...
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Eurovision, King Dollar, Bitcoin, and Other Victims of Popularity

To be honest, I have never watched the Eurovision Song Contest. For our readers living outside Europe, I can explain that...
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The Gold Standard, the Golden Jubilee, and the Role of Gold in an Inve...

It came as no surprise to me that in today’s information-saturated world the jubilee of one of the most important economic events...
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