On Inauguration Day 2017, the United States entered into a new era of economic policy toward China. Led by the commercially hawkish, nationalistic tone of the Trump administration, U.S.-China trade underwent a sweeping overhaul. Everything from agricultural subsidies to intellectual property theft came under intense scrutiny. The result was an extended period of saber-rattling, tough… Read more.
In the modern era, the global credit crunch of 2008 is the standard for financial crises. A product of toxic asset securitization and subprime mortgage lending, 2008 brought to light severe shortcomings in the world’s monetary system. Twelve years later, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has once again forced the hand of the U.S. Federal Reserve… Read more.
The 2020 outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has driven unprecedented participation in the global financial markets. Heavy daily traded volumes and extreme pricing volatility have become new norms. Although the risk profile is greatly enhanced, active traders are privy to rare opportunities.