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February 26, 2020

Why the Fed is Reducing Repo Operations

The Federal Reserve will reduce overnight repurchase agreement operations from $120 billion to $100 billion. April marks a key moment for continued operations with personal tax payments due.

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January 29, 2020

Using Fed Funds Futures to Trade the FOMC Decisions

One of the most closely-watched and widely reported on economic events on the financial calendar is the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision on the Fed Funds Target Rate that happen at Federal Reserve meetings eight times per year. This target rate impacts the interest rates consumers pay on almost all loans including credit cards, mortgages and bank loans.

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January 15, 2020

European Repo at a Crossroads in 2020

Relative calm in European repo activity could be awakened by several factors, including rate changes or Brexit. The removal of negative rates in Sweden may provide a clue to the direction of other European repo markets.

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December 26, 2019

Aramco IPO May Change Everything for OPEC+

Saudi Aramco is the Kingdom’s state-owned oil company and the most profitable company in the world. In the first three months of this year, Saudi oil revenues totaled 169 billion riyals ($45 billion dollars) and non-oil revenues amounted to 76.3 billion riyals ($20 billion dollars).

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December 18, 2019

Gold: Dollar Hedge or Expensive Door Stop?

Depending on who you talk to, gold is either an inflation hedge, a currency proxy, a safe-haven asset or a zero-yielding waste of time and money. Regardless of an individual’s opinion on gold, two things are usually agreed upon.

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November 27, 2019

Trading Is Stressful, And Traders Need An Outlet

Many traders would deal with stress in positive ways like exercise or competitive sports, while others seemed to never find the right outlet. Over the years I’ve tried to identify the characteristics of the successful traders, and the one thing that always pops up is a healthy respect for risk.

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