Germany and the Euro Manipulation

In late January Peter Navarro, the Head of Trump’s new National Trade Council, said the euro’s low valuation was giving Germany an edge over the US and its EU partners. He described the single currency as an “implicit Deutsche Mark”. We can observe, from the chart provided by Yahoo-Finance that the Euro has fallen nearly […]

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What Next For the Euro?

The euro recovered from earlier weakness against the U.S dollar on Monday after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s loss in a referendum over constitutional reform was seen by traders as largely expected and recent euro weakness was seen as having run too far.  The resounding defeat by a margin of 59%-41% was a strong enough […]

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Understanding the Forex Market

This article aims to understand the forex market better. We are going to deepen our knowledge looking at two of the most important characteristics for a professional portfolio manager: volatility and correlation.  Through this article, we aim to clarify which currency, if any, could be useful in order to increase the diversification of our portfolio. Understanding […]

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