Macro Investing
FX market

The catalyst that could wake sleeping FX markets

FX markets have been surprisingly calm over the past few years, and it looks like only a crisis might wake the sleeping bear. This week, the JP Morgan global foreign exchange volatility index fell to...
forex rigging

European regulators slam major banks for forex manipulation

European regulators slammed a handful of major banks with a billion dollar fine for rigging forex markets. EU antitrust regulators have fined Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, and Royal Bank of Scotland a massive €1.07 billion...
Currency Manipulation Trade War Stocks

Currency manipulator designation sends market into a tailspin

In a rare move, the United States Treasury has officially labeled China as a currency manipulator, a move that could have unforeseen impacts on global markets. The U.S. Treasury Department officially labeled China a currency...
Bitcoin Surges

Bitcoin continues rally, surpasses $5,000

Bitcoin surged unexpectedly overnight, stimulated by an unusual high-volume purchasing spree, bringing the bulls back into the crypto-sphere. Despite last week's fall below the key $4,000 support level, Bitcoin soared as much as 20, breaking...
Dollar suffers trade war

Dollar takes a hit as trade war woes worsen

The U.S. dollar is revealing weakness at the start of the week, as investors bet on a dovish Fed and disappointing financial growth. The U.S. dollar fell versus all the notable currencies other than the...
coinbase custody otc trade

Coinbase Custody completes first cold-storage OTC trade

If you're active in the crypto community and have been on Linkedin at any time in the previous year, I am sure you're aware of how much of a 'wild west' the OTC market...
Crypto Financial Revolution

Why crypto could spark a financial revolution

Listen, we all know what happened with crypto markets last year… Investors lost their shirts. There was blood in the streets. Major news outlets declared the death of the space. But you and I both...
Banks Money Laundering

Money Laundering Is A Multi-Trillion-Dollar Business

According to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News and shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and more than a hundred other media outlets, more than 2,000 files show more than $2 trillion...
Pound slides Brexit

Pound continues to slide as no-deal Brexit looms

The pound is taking a pounding versus the dollar, euro and other currencies as the possibility of a no-deal Brexit looks increasingly likely. Under new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the government has strengthened its stance...
Binance Hacked Exchanges Threatened

Binance loses $41 million as exchanges grapple with growing threat from hackers

Binance, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, fell victim to a major data breach on Sunday evening. The "security breach" as Binance is reporting it, led to 7,000 bitcoin being taken from the exchange...