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What’s Ailing Norway’s Krone? November 13, 2019, 12:00 pm

whats-ailing-norways-krone-940x600.jpg Norway's currency has been underperforming the price of oil and other European currencies over the last five years. We dig deep to find the cause.

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Negative Rates: An Option in Fed's Playbook? November 11, 2019, 12:00 pm

negative-rates-an-option-in-feds-playboo Negative rates are touted to raise bank lending that bolsters consumer spending, which boosts economic activity. To critics, they are a damaging tax.

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Negative Rates: Not The Gift That Keeps On Giving November 5, 2019, 12:00 pm

negative-rates-not-the-gift-that-keeps-o Negative rates were considered an elixir to boost growth in the eurozone, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland. We did a case study to find out if it worked.

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What's Next for Interest Rates, Equities and Gold? November 4, 2019, 12:00 pm

whats-next-for-interest-rates-equities-a Will the Fed pause after three rate cuts? Will equities gain from a China trade deal, and what happens to gold if rates stay put? We offer some insights.

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Are We Underestimating Real GDP Growth? October 28, 2019, 8:41 pm

are-we-underestimating-real-gdp-growth-4 Automation and workplace efficiencies are blurring the inflation rate through lower wage costs. This could mean we are underestimating real GDP growth.

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Gold and Silver Options Pointing to a Pullback? October 23, 2019, 11:00 am

gold-and-silver-options-pointing-to-a-pu Gold and silver options are showing unusual positive skews, often a signal for a correction. But steep rate cuts and a weaker dollar could change that view.

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When Will Sweden’s Sinking Krona Hit Bottom? October 22, 2019, 2:30 pm

when-will-swedens-sinking-krona-hit-bott Sweden's krona has tumbled in value against the euro and US dollar over the past few years. What is weighing down the currency and is it about to rebound?

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Will Trade War Slow Third Quarter Earnings Growth? October 21, 2019, 8:41 pm

earnings-459x293.jpg The trade war might not affect top-line revenues of most companies but the disruption of supply lines could raise costs, impact profit margins in 2020.

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Oil's Changing Supply Landscape October 17, 2019, 8:41 pm

oils-changing-supply-landscape-459x293.j The supply landscape of the oil market once dominated by Saudi Arabia and other Middle East nations is being reshaped by the rise of US shale oil output.

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Oil Options Skew Strikes Again October 16, 2019, 3:00 pm

oil-options-skew-strikes-again-459x293_2 Access the world’s benchmark options for Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Refined Products around the clock.

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The Unintended Consequences of Quantitative Easing October 14, 2019, 11:01 am

the-unintended-consequences-of-quantitat Quantitative easing aims to inject liquidity into the economy but an unintended consequence is a widening of the bid/ask spread, leading to sluggish growth.

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The Market Environment for Trend Following October 10, 2019, 8:18 pm

the-market-environment-for-trend-followi Although returns in the industry have been strong year to date, performance this decade has been weaker than previous ones and investors wonder why.

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Is Oil Nervous Enough About Iran and the Saudis? October 8, 2019, 2:30 pm

is-oil-nervous-enough-about-iran-and-the Oil's sharp rally after drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities has fizzled out. Has the market sufficiently priced in Mideast geopolitical risk?

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Oil: US Buffers Mideast Influence October 7, 2019, 11:01 am

oil-us-buffers-mideast-influence-918x586 Supply disruptions in the Middle East that used to roil the oil market seem to have lost their potency in the wake of surging shale production in the US.

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Is Gold About to Outperform Equities? October 1, 2019, 11:00 am

is-gold-about-to-outperform-equities-459 Gold has outperformed equities over the past year, reversing a trend favoring stocks between 2011 and 2018. Do economic fundamentals favor gold or stocks?

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Trade War to Target Europe Next? September 30, 2019, 11:00 am

trade-war-to-target-europe-next-459x293. Even as the trade war with China remains unresolved after more than a year, Europe could be the next target of US tariffs that could hurt the auto sector.

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Equities: Tell-Tale Signs of an Aging Bull Market September 26, 2019, 3:30 pm

equities-six-tell-tale-signs-of-an-aging The bull market in equities has entered its 11th year. How long more can the rally last? There are six tell-tale signs of a stock market on the home turn.

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How to Spot a Recession September 23, 2019, 11:00 am

how-to-spot-a-recession-459x293.jpg We usually don't know we are in a recession until we are already in one. The spread between high-yield debt and government bonds could offer a heads up.

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Can Negative Rates Stimulate Growth? September 19, 2019, 11:00 am

can-negative-rates-stimulate-growth-459x Negative rates are seen by some quarters as the fuel to speed up economic growth. The eurozone and Japanese experience, however, paints a different picture.

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Mexico Headed for Tough Times? September 19, 2019, 1:40 am

mexico-headed-for-tough-times-459x293.jp Latin America's darling for a decade, Mexico's economy has taken a tumble in 2019 but its low debt level could allow for increased borrowing to spur growth.

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