Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on March 05, 2017
With Donald Trump’s inauguration, a new, contradictory era of the US Dollar may have begun. In the past decades, presidents refrained from making clear statements about the US Dollar but the new Administration seems to be different and that can lead to a new situation.
Posted on February 26, 2017
Russia may very well get close to end its two-year recession. In 2016, their GDP only shrunk by 0.2%, which is 0.5% better than it was expected. What’s more, there were several industries that showed growth and this years’ surging oil prices and Donald Trump may also help them to grow.
Posted on February 19, 2017
OPEC countries seem to live up to their promise as they held back their oil production almost as they planned, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the OPEC itself. This started to raise prices, but there are still some questions to be answered to see the future of oil.
Posted on February 05, 2017
Approximately 2.6% of global GDP is spent on arms, so it’s safe to say that weapon industry is one of the biggest of the World. Now a data scientist looked deep into it to see the international relations behind the multibillion-dollar business.
Posted on January 29, 2017
Most commodities had a great 2016, base metals, oil and gas having an excellent time. Some of these commodities rose more than 50% in a year. This was good for many, but 2017 may bring nice growth as well.