March 10, 2021
Interest Rates

How Interest Rates Affect The Value Of Currencies

As forex traders, we keep our ears to the ground, waiting to catch any rumours or whispers concerning changes to interest rates and try to determine the significance of any interest rate decision.
May 20, 2020

Wait…a liquidity crisis in the dollar?

We need look no further than Turkey to understand the potential disaster faced by countries unable to keep up with general obligations. With dwindling foreign reserves of any kind and hefty debt, the country is forced to turn to allies for help, including U.S. swap lines. With tourism effectively halted, the country faces a significant risk of defaulting on its obligations in the coming months.
April 24, 2020

Bitcoin Bulls Eyeing Weekly Gains Amid Rising Risk Appetite

A surge in Bitcoin on Thursday to over $7,750 marked the latest leg of an uptrend that began in mid-March. Traders viewed Friday’s expiry for CME April Bitcoin futures as the catalyst for Thursday’s thrust higher. The CME Bitcoin futures contract expires every fourth Friday of a given month.
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