For decades, 30-year Treasury bond futures have been an attractive option to investors drawn by the creditworthiness and stability of the U.S. government. However, there is growing speculation among financial experts as to whether this will always be the case, especially now that free-spending European nations are starting to see their own longstanding debts come… Read more.
People who are looking for commodity trading advice may want to consider taking a look at projected economic growth figures for various parts of the world, since this can help offer a preview of future demand for various materials. This is because as economic activity picks up, factories and other commercial enterprises will be spending… Read more.
Chinese currency futures have not been immune from growing worldwide concern about the euro zone and its financial prospects. The euro itself has been hit hard amid concern that one or more member states could end up defaulting on their substantial debts, potentially leading to a new round of financial losses for some major banks… Read more.
Commodities investors may have reason to suspect that the economic recovery will be far more difficult than hoped, especially when it comes to areas like consumer spending. One such indicator came from the Conference Board Leading Economic Index, which posted a 0.1 percent decline in April after rising 1.3 percent in March and 0.4 percent… Read more.
Oil futures appear to be losing momentum for investors this week in light of renewed concern about the economic recovery, both in the U.S. and overseas. Stock markets around the world were already jittery in light of the ongoing debt situation in the European Union, where some member states are considered candidates for a sovereign… Read more.