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The Week Ahead – Volatility is Back! by Joe Rios

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  As expected, volatility kicked in high gear following the FOMC press conference last Wednesday. The US 10 Year Note dropped -2.6% pushing interest rate yield higher. As mentioned in prior reports and RiosQuant webinar events, higher yields can have a strong impact in the currency market. The US Dollar reacted by rallying 2.2% while […]

The Week Ahead – Correlations Within the Financial Markets by Joe Rios

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  The Bond market continued to dominate the financial markets with astute traders focusing on the interest rate movements. The Currency markets reacted with the Japanese Yen climbing 3.3% and the US Dollar dropping -2.1%. In the commodity market Crude Oil gained 4.7% while Natural Gas lost -4%. The week was busy with economic data […]