May 2016 – JenkinsRM

Archive for May 2016

Brexit and the Pound

As the Brexit vote approaches it seems those who wish to keep the current power structure in Brussels as well as the establishment in Britain continue to push for Britain to remain in the EU, however it is the Troika that has pushed Europe to the brink of a serious financial crisis and Margaret Thatcher had…

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Update on the Euro

The main level that we have had on our screens for some time is the 1.16 level in EUR/USD. We can see on the Monthly chart that since breaking the lows on a monthly closing basis below the 2010 and 2012 lows of 1.1875 and 1.2040 respectively, the Euro has been in a clear Long-term…

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The Fallacies of Inflation vs Deflation

One of the most misunderstood and poorly taught subjects in all of finance has to do with the concept of inflation vs deflation. There is so much confusion when it comes to whether there is or isn’t inflation in an economy.  How do you define it? How do you measure it? What does it mean for…

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The Global Economy & Markets Are All Connected

We are seeing this week how everything in the markets is interconnected, as I type the $EURUSD is testing the 1.16 area the highs from 2015, Gold and Silver are testing their respective highs from last year, the Dollar Index is testing the low support area from last year (92 area), Oil appears to be…

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The Global Economy & Markets Are All Connected

We are seeing this week how everything in the markets is interconnected, as I type the $EURUSD is testing the 1.16 area the highs from 2015, Gold and Silver are testing their respective highs from last year, the Dollar Index is testing the low support area from last year (92 area), Oil appears to be…

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This Is Why We Like Trading Vol

The VIX is one of our favorite instruments to trade. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. The gains from this Index can be astonishing and the frequency from which these opportunities arise in this index are fantastic – if…

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The week ahead should be interesting for the dollar. The dollar is back to a very important area. The Higher Lows long-term that the dollar has been tracking within the current uptrend is well within reach. We have the ECB this week along with the Jobs data. Will this be the proverbial “Sell in May…

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