Commodities and Currencies: Inter-Market Analysis

Commodities are very idiosyncratic markets. Their price fluctuations can depend on multiple factors such as supply/demand dynamics, seasonality, geopolitics, financial markets, interest rates and, last but not least, currency markets. That’s right, the foreign exchange market plays a crucial role when it comes to commodity markets but in some countries the influence can be reversed: […]

The US dollar Index

The current research breaks down the US dollar index and explores what its components are. The US dollar index, which can be treated as a stand alone market since it can be traded using financial derivatives, is very important to track the performance of the dollar against some of the most important currencies in the […]