MOODY’S CREDIT RATING DOWNGRADES CHINA. FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS
U.S.-China trade deal is REAL: are markets rewarding the effort?
Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service downgraded China’s credit rating. This is the first time since 1989. A one-level downgrade, to A1 fromthe previous Aa3, occurs as the Chinese government struggles with the challenges of rising ﬁnancial risks stemming from years of credit-fueled stimulus. Moody’s also changed the outlook for China from negative to stable. China’s […]
Analysis on Precious Metals: is Gold a real leader? – Part 2
Under the motto “America first”, Donald Trump promised to impose stiff tariffs on goods imported from those nations deemed to threaten the US trading economy. China was one of the biggest targets, with a 45% tariff bullet to be fired at being repeatedly suggested during the whole “Make America great again” campaign. Never completely dismissed […]
Analysis on Precious Metals: is Gold a real leader? – Part 1
In the previous article, a statistical analysis between rare metals considering four periods of time confirmed the values estimated by the maximization for our parameter theta are equal to (-1/256) in the Gold columns. Consequently, the maximum correlation with the other rare metals lagged at (t – (1/256) (a one time lag), is reached by the time […]
Introduction: The aim of this academic article is to improve an efficient analysis on rare metals, looking at their behaviour and interconnections. Many evaluation metrics and techniques have been applied to reach this purpose. Huge importance has been attributed to the economic interpretation, providing both a theoretical explanation and real data ex-post evaluation. Unfortunately, the […]