Bank of Japan’s Big Move

The Bank of Japan has put itself in a very interesting position as it has quietly become one of the most aggressive central banks in the world. The organization already had a reputation for being pioneers in some respects, but their latest action is truly one of the most shocking that they’ve ever pushed forward. […]

Economic News Boosts U.S. Economy

The latest U.S. jobs report sent stocks soaring on Friday, December 4th. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up by 2.05 percent, the S&P 500 was up 2.12 percent, and some of the major stocks, like Apple, were up even more than this. The report indicated that 211,000 jobs were added to the economy in […]

Strong but Uncertain Dollar

The long term outlook for the U.S. dollar is bullish, but that doesn’t mean that the dollar will keep going up, or that it will go up against each of the other three major currencies. However, with gold falling in price, and the U.S. stock market in turmoil, it’s easy to say that the dollar […]

Stay Tuned to Dividend News

In the U.S. stock market, the average dividend yield is 2 percent. Short term traders are not necessarily trying to create some extra income by establishing a strong portfolio of dividend payments, but they should still be concerned about which companies are paying high rates and which are not. In the end, shareholders look forward […]

Two Week Review of EUR/USD

Over the last two weeks, the euro has declined quite a bit against the U.S. dollar. At the end of October 22nd, the EUR/USD stood at 1.1318, and by the end of the business day on November 6th, the price had dropped down to 1.0742. This is, in reality, only a difference of 5 and […]

October Jobs Report Released

The latest jobs report has been released, and it was very good news. In the month of October, it’s being reported that 271,000 jobs were added to the economy. The unemployment rate fell from 5.1 percent to 5.0 percent, giving the U.S. the lowest unemployment rate that’s been seen since 2008. It was far better […]