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Ashraf Laidi

Joined: May 03, 2007
  • Analysis & Opinion

Ashraf Laidi's Opinion & Analysis
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"I've traded that exact trade ten years running, ten for ten" says Adam Button as he flips his laptop. Watch from 39:29 mins in the video below as he discusses the US dollar, yen, euro, gold, platinum...
by Adam ButtonOne of the great puzzles in markets at the moment is the ongoing drop in inflation-adjusted bond yields and how it points to trouble ahead. The trade has the potential to blow up and...
by Adam ButtonA measure of the extent of market uncertainty about inflation is revealed in just how receptive markets have been to recent central bank messages. A heavy dose of Fedspeak on Monday...
We know that gold's commitment reports from the Comex is for the trading working period ending in a Tuesday. The last data point in the yellow graph is for the week ending last Tuesday (Nov. 2), so...
by Adam ButtonThe Loonie pared half of Wednesday's +100 pip jump after the BOC took a hawkish turn and ended its QE. The Fed is likely to start tapering this month or the next (question is whether...
by Adam ButtonThe US dollar made some headway on Tuesday and economic data pointed at more to come. Bond yields fell sharply across the curve, lifted the yen across the board, while NZD and GBP were...
by Adam ButtonWe often talk about commodity currencies and low-yielding currencies but the technology currency is rarely touted. In mid US session, AUD and CHF were the only gaining currencies vs USD,...
by Adam ButtonDemocratic leaders are hoping to have an agreement on a framework for a reconciliation package this week but the margin for error is razor thin. JPY and CHF are the only currencies...
by Adam ButtonThe post-pandemic spike in US home prices flattened recently, but the sector has been lost in the midst of inflation and growth debate. Risk trades continued to advance Tuesday with the...
by Adam ButtonUS and world indices started the week well off Friday's highs, following a strong US retail sales release, which highlighted the old saying “never underestimate the spending power...