Tuesday saw the value of the monetary unit of Canada slightly gain against its southerly rival but those increases were tempered by the great unknown of a tight presidential election in the nation's top trade partner, Reuters reports. Ongoing political and civil struggles in debt-hobbled Greece also tempered gains to the loonie as the Aegean… Read more.
Gold futures remained well above the threshold price of $1,700 per troy ounce on Thursday, according to Reuters. But the value of the yellowish metal is likely to be impacted by the U.S. employment report set for release on Friday. As U.S. stocks gained in value when the first trading session of the month of… Read more.
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The US Dollar Index is a measure of the value of the United States Dollar compared to a basket of currencies weighted accordingly: Euro 57.6 % weight Japanese yen 13.6 % weight Pound sterling 11.9 % weight Canadian dollar 9.1 % weight Swedish krona 4.2 % weight Swiss franc 3.6 % weight The US Dollar… Read more.
Entrepreneurship, to me, is the perfect concept for the retail trader and investor to consider before committing time and capital in the futures markets. The terms trader and entrepreneur are synonymous and are used interchangeably in this article. Noted Austrian Economist and recently fancied proponent of the free market, Murray Rothbard eloquently explains: “Entrepreneurship [in… Read more.
The expiration of assorted policies in the world's largest economic system is likely to spell trouble ahead, U.S. Federal Reserve chief Benjamin S. Bernanke told a gaggle of lawmakers last week, according to Bloomberg. The Fed chief, during a lunch with Democratic senators, said the U.S. is hurtling toward a "fiscal cliff," Politico reports some… Read more.