Friday, November 24th, 2017

Puts on Emerging Market Currencies

While Europe and especially the French concern themselves with terrorism, emerging economies deal with rising political risk. Bloomberg Business writes about declining currencies in these countries. Brazil is a prime example.
Brazil’s real led emerging-market currencies lower amid political turbulence fueled by the arrest of one of Latin America’s top bankers [...]

Make Money on the Fed Interest Rate Increase

November 19, 2015 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Tips

It seems certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December 2015. How can you make money on the Fed interest rate increase as an options trader? The Chicago Board Options Exchange lets you trade options on volatility on interest rates.
Interest rate derivatives represent the largest asset class [...]

Are the Glory Days of Gold Gone?

Gold bullion sold for less the $300 an ounce at the start of 2001 and peaked around $1,900 in mid-2011. Today in November of 2015 gold is selling for $1,080 an ounce. Are the glory days of gold gone? In April of 2015 we asked, is it too late to buy [...]

Money Leaves Canada

Time honored advice for when you want to understand something is to follow the money. Now as money leaves Canada at the fastest pace among developed economies we look at what happened. Bloomberg Business writes about money flooding out of Canada.
Money is flooding out of Canada at the fastest pace in [...]