Month: April 2018

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Crude Oil Presenting Trading Opportunities

Oil soars 2.9% to 3-year high, settling at $68.47, as US crude stockpiles drop SOURCE: CNBC Oil prices rose to more than three year highs on Wednesday, with U.S. crude topping $68 a barrel for the first time since December 2014. Futures extended gains after weekly government data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell by 1.1…
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Chance of German Economic Recession Increases

German recession signal soars to ‘danger level’ as global woes mount SOURCE: TELEGRAPH   The economic outlook in Germany is deteriorating with alarming speed and any mistake by policy-makers could push the country into a full-blown slump, a leading economic institute has warned. “The danger of recession has increased markedly. It is a notably more critical picture than…
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Futures Explained: What Futures Provide the Financial System and Society

The role of futures in the financial markets and society is widely misunderstood. Futures do not inherently destabilize the financial system, and they are not devices made purely for speculation. Futures, especially exchange-traded futures, have massively contributed to the creation of the modern financial system. This system allows for capital to be put to use…
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