Fed Tightening Cycles & USD Performance

by Ashraf Laidi | 07 Sep, 2015
Is the peak of the US dollar behind us?  Depending on your USD measure of choice, the dollar may have already peaked, when using EUR and JPY, the two largest and most liquid currencies... More...

  • Gold/SPX Ratio's Boom-Bust Pattern

    by Ashraf Laidi | Jul 20, 2015 13:08
    Gold's tumble to a 5-year low today is the latest manifestation of the ensuing crash in global commodities.
  • Intermarket convergence: Bunds, Oil, USD, EUR

    by Ashraf Laidi | May 22, 2015 8:05
    The latest technical picture in intermarket dynamics suggests the USD is not yet ready to regain the positive momentum of the recent months, but the stabilisation path for oil, euro, bond yieds...
  • The Best UK Election Scenario for Gilts

    by Ashraf Laidi | Apr 30, 2015 15:29
    The Best UK Election Scenario for Gilts  Chart As we assess the impact of the UK general election on UK government bonds (gilts), it is important to tackle the prospects for inflation/deflation, earnings growth, austerity as well as the...
  • USD/JPY & oil M&As recall the late 1990s

    by Ashraf Laidi | Apr 9, 2015 20:47
    USD/JPY & oil M&As recall the late 1990s Chart The growing parallels between 2015 and 1998 among global market forces (soaring US dollar, plummeting oil prices, rising equities, escalating market volatility and flattening US yield curve)...

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