What’s Buffet buying?

Warren Buffet has always been a strong advocate of ‘value investing’. The key concept of ‘value investing’ is to buy stocks at a lower price than what they are actually…

Can the JPY strengthen now?

The JPY has been the weakest currency of the year. Check it out here on the currency strength monitor from Financial Source. It wasn’t the BoJ board that helped strengthen…

COVID-19’s impact on the US economy

Bloomberg had an interesting piece on the ways that COVID-19 had impacted the US economy as they considered the lasting impact of COVID-19. Some of these transformations have fast-forwarded a…

Peak inflation?

The US CPI print was in key focus this week as investors look for signs of US peak inflation. The headline and core y/y print both came in above expectations…

BoE: Another dovish hike

At first glance, the BoE decision had signs of a hawkish tilt. Last meeting dissenter Cunliffe was voting for a hike and 3 other board members were voting for a…

Fed rules out 75bps hike

This week started tentatively after a holiday-shortened London and Asia week, followed by limited price action ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting. The week was dominated by central bank meetings.…

Beware the flash crash

On Monday, while the UK was on a public bank holiday, a flash crash occurred at 9am UK time. The OMX Stockholm index fell nearly 7% in around 4 minutes!…

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