260% of GDP: A quick look at the debt levels that earned China a ratings downgrade

Moody’s Investors Service downgraded China’s sovereign credit rating for the first time in nearly 30 years, for fear that Beijing will prove unable to tame the nation’s mounting debt while also keeping the economy on a steady growth trajectory. 249 more words

Trade of the Day - May 22nd, 2017

US Dollar may retrace.

Looking for a small retracement $DXY, currently trading 96.99. Given that $DXY has made to 161.8% extension of previous swing, I am expecting a bounce from $DXY. 103 more words

Australian Dollar

A Lot Like Birds share DIVISI with Pittsburgh

It has been a long three years or so since A Lot Like Birds swung by Pittsburgh for a show, but with their latest album “DIVISI” added to their highly intricate discography, it was quite necessary to have the citizens of Pittsburgh experience the new direction they have decided to take with their latest release.  335 more words


ASX 200 bearish consolidation

The big banks fell sharply on news of a new levy on bank liabilities in the latest budget. At this stage the ASX 300 Banks Index merely shows a secondary reaction. 127 more words

Stock Markets

Get to Know the Top Commodity-Linked Currencies

There are currencies of countries that are heavily reliant on commodity export. Hence, they are being called commodity currencies. It is important to note by any currency trader that the value of commodity currencies climbs and drops and is directly proportionate with the value of the country’s major commodity exports. 512 more words

The new pound coin and comparison to other world coins (infographic)

The new £1 coin debuts today, 28 March 2017, and we have designed an infographic comparing some of its features to other world coins.

Its diameter is slightly bigger than the existing (‘old’) pound: 23.43mm (was 22.5mm). 199 more words


Greenback Edges Up as Yields Rise but Trump Policy Concerns Cap Gains

On Friday, the greenback inched up against the yen and euro, dragging away from recent slumps, but increased were capped as investors concentrated on a showdown between U.S. 500 more words

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