News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

Russia takes a hit

Last week, Russia took a step that not many people thought it would take – they invaded Ukraine. Even though the tensions have been building in the region since the annexation of Crimea in February 2014, not many people thought Vladimir Putin would...

March 1, 2022
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Markets finish with mixed results overnight after a choppy trading session

US and European equity markets remained volatile as fighting between Russian and Ukraine forces continued and negotiation talks failed to result in any progress. Both parties however have committed to another round of discussions. The VIX, Wall St...

March 1, 2022
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GOLD and how it moves in times of crisis

For years, gold has been considered a store of value. As a physical commodity, it cannot be printed like money, and its value is not impacted by interest rate decisions made by a government. Because gold has historically maintained its value over...

February 25, 2022
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Moderna gets a boost

Moderna Inc. (MRNA) reported it latest financial numbers before the opening bell in the US on Thursday. The pharmaceutical company reported results that beat Wall Street estimates, sending the stock price higher on the day. Total revenue report...

February 25, 2022
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Below expectations – Beyond Meat falls short in Q4

Beyond Meat Inc. reported their latest financial results for Q4 2021 after the closing bell on Wall Street today. The US plant-based meat substitute producer company fell short of analyst expectations for the last quarter, sending the stock price ...

February 25, 2022
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Ukraine Conflict Causes Moves To Safety

As geopolitical tensions continue to escalate in Ukraine following news of a full-scale Russian invasion, we are starting to see evidence of fear and heightened uncertainty enter financial markets across the globe. The driving force of instability is...

February 25, 2022
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eBay beats Wall Street estimates in Q4

US e-commerce company eBay Inc. reported its Q4 2021 financial results after the closing bell on Wall Street on Wednesday. The company reported revenue of $2.613 billion, narrowly beating analyst forecast of $2.603 billion. Earnings per share a...

February 24, 2022
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Tabcorp’s mixed results are in

Tabcorp is Australia’s largest gambling company. They operate three market leading businesses: Lotteries and Keno, Wagering and Media and Gaming Services. They currently employ more than 5,000 people. Like many companies, Tabcorp has fears that ...

February 24, 2022
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Origin brings forward the closure of Australia’s largest coal plant

Origin Energy is a major integrated electricity generator, and electricity and natural gas retailer. It operates Australia’s largest coal-fired power station at Eraring, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, with their headquarters in Sydney. Origin ...

February 24, 2022
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Woodside’s surprising start to 2022

All prices in this article will be in USD unless otherwise stated. Woodside Petroleum Ltd is an Australian petroleum exploration and production company. Woodside is the operator of oil and gas production and is Australia's largest independent dedi...

February 23, 2022
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Home Depot tops expectations

Home Depot Inc. reported its fourth quarter earnings results before the opening bell in the US today. The world’s largest home improvement retailer reported total revenue of $35.719 billion for the quarter, beating analyst forecasts of $34.88 bi...

February 23, 2022
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Deere & Co. results are in

Deere & Co. (DE) reported its fiscal first quarter financial results for the quarter ended January 30, 2022, before the opening bell on Friday. The American manufacturer of farm machinery and industrial equipment reported revenue of $8.531 bil...

February 21, 2022
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Walmart delivers in Q4

Walmart Inc. (WMT) reported its latest financial results before the opening bell on Wall Street on Thursday. World’s largest supermarket chain reported revenue of $152.871 billion (up by 0.5% year-over-year), narrowly beating analyst forecast of...

February 18, 2022
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Seek’s latest dividend reaches three year high

Seek is a technology company that matches employers with potential candidates, via their online career opportunities advertising service and other related services. Seek’s latest declared dividend is the highest payment in the past three years. ...

February 18, 2022
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What are ETFs and why trade them as CFDs?

An exchange-traded fund, or ETF, is a basket of securities (forming a fund) that trade like shares on major stock exchanges. The securities that make up an ETF can be varied. These may include stocks, bonds, commodities, or currencies. An ETF ...

February 18, 2022
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