This year has been a pivotal year in finance, with markets around the world exhibiting rare and extreme volatilities. The catalyst behind the turbulence was a true Black Swan event: the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that made a major global economic downturn appear inevitable. Let’s take a look at a few safe-haven trading strategies that… Read more.
The official mandate of the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) is to “promote maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates in the U.S. economy.” Achieving this task can require a variety of actions, including adjustments to the federal funds rate and bond purchasing programs. Not all of these activities skew market behavior, but… Read more.