Gold Proving Its Value Over Bitcoin As Crypto Market Bleed Amid Russia/Ukraine Conflict

Following the escalation of hostilities in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine, the crypto market has had a positive market recovery, which reached a high momentum last Wednesday before crashing on Friday. The crypto market was startled when the Russian president announced the country’s readiness to carry out a military offensive against Ukraine aimed at … Read more

eBay To Start Accepting Bitcoin Payment In March

One of the leading e-commerce companies globally, eBay, has revealed its plan to integrate a payment system that could see the e-commerce company accepting payment in Bitcoin. In an interview with THESTREET, the CEO of eBay, Jamie Lannone, said the company is already discussing the possibility of accepting cryptocurrencies for some time now. But in … Read more

Euro Declines After Three-week High as Italian Yields Move to Zero

A Little Slide The Euro shed some weight on Tuesday following comments by the European Central Bank’s President, Christine Lagarde when she attempted to control the high expectations trailing a rise in interest rates which boosted the regional currency up a three-week high on Thursday. The European Central Bank’s hawkish drift last week was a … Read more

European Central Bank Preview: Impact of Inflation on Tightening Policy

An Import Euro Background Following the latest economic statistics gathered throughout the European Union, the dominant demand for a hawkish monetary policy has kept on putting pressure on European Central Bank top officials. Wednesday’s Eurozone Consumer Price Index surpassed widely celebrated previous releases from member countries in addition to their previous growths and unemployment figures … Read more

Banks Jostle to Change Federal Reserve’s Rate Call

Having Global Effects Financial strategists at leading investment banks around the world were, on Thursday, unsettled by the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy aimed at an interest rate increase in order to arrest the growing inflation and market instabilities. The American Federal Reserve had on Wednesday, after a two-day meeting to draft a monetary policy … Read more

Fed First Interest Rate Hike, A Possible March Q1 Timeline – Nomura

Nomura, a Japan-based investment giant, has pegged the first quarter of 2022 as a possible timeline for the US Federal Reserve’s first interest hike enforcement. Nomura pegged the Fed increase at a possible 50-basis point (bps) increase come March. Statements from the international bank’s spokesperson revealed that Nomura projects a subsequent three-time hike of 25 … Read more

Stock Markets Claim Gain While Awaiting Fed Policy Decisions, Oil Reacts to Ukraine Crisis

Market Trades On While waiting for a decision announcement after the Federal Reserve meeting on needed monetary policies, global stock markets have stepped up their gains while the US dollar hit a flat note all through. On the other hand, the global oil market surprisingly rose in the direction of a 7-year high as tensions … Read more

Asian Market and US Future Fall as Traders React Over Ukraine and Fed Policy

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Ripple Effects Wall Street had a bit of turmoil during Tuesday’s trading session as US Futures, and Asian stocks took a nosedive as investors expressed fears over the military crisis in Easter European as the standoff between Russia and Ukraine continues, and also expressing fears over the American Federal Reserve’s expected monetary policy and its … Read more

Stock Gives Concern as US Treasury Gains Yield Rebounds

Mixed feelings continued to trail the stock market today despite recent gains in the US stock futures. This is a result of impending US monetary policies, geopolitical tensions, and wrangling over stimulus packages.  Note that the mark US ten-year Treasury yield rose by 1.85% to gain 2.5 bps after it dwindled from a 2-year height … Read more