Posts Tagged ‘equities’

Credit Swisse Makes Cuts into Forex Team; Falls in Euromoney Poll

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 13, 2014 8:41 pm BST
Banking giant Credit Swisse is making cuts into its foreign-exchange unit in efforts to shrink the fixed-income division. According with those familiar with this situation, the bank is offering members a “redundancy” package. Employees in the forex unit will has a set time to find another position within the bank or leave entirely. At least […]

The Gold/Dow Ratio

by Christopher Lemieuxon February 11, 2014 5:10 pm BST
The gold/DOW ratio is an interesting measure of market volatility as it pairs the price of gold bullion and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) over the course of 200 years. The movement in the ratio can allow speculative on economic expansion and monetary policy confidence. The gold/DOW ratio can signify whether either asset is […]

Baht Strengthens Due to Lessening Political Violence

by Christopher Lemieuxon January 15, 2014 3:26 am BST
A series of peaceful protests and reports of no violence following the ousting of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the Thai baht hit the highest point in almost three months. Thai equities also got a boost after speculation that the Federal Reserve could refrain from tapering in January, which emerging markets have been sensitive to […]

Treasuries Decline as Fed’s Plosser Sees a Positive Outlook

by Christopher Lemieuxon January 15, 2014 1:32 am BST
Treasuries fell causing yield to rise after core retail sales showed a higher than expected outcome in December, .7 percent increase versus .2 percent forecast. Retail sales MoM came inline at .2 percent, while both measures were revised down in the previous month. Phily Fed Reserve President Charles Plosser  said he had a positive economic […]