USD softness into year-end

Another really notable trend around this time of the year is USD weakness. This is due to some taxation reasons that regularly see USD flows out of parent US companies…

The Fed & USD seasonal weakness

The reasons for USD strength have been well documented this year as the Fed took a hawkish policy stance to control surging US inflation, and safe haven bids also boosted…

What is a trend?

One of the simplest questions that new traders often need answering is, ‘what is a trend?’. This article will define what a trend is, explain the purpose of identifying it,…

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…

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