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Gasoline, diesel at all-time highs
by Wilson Sy - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Aside from high food prices, consumers are most affected by oil prices. Last week, Brent crude oil dropped slightly by $ 1.30 to settle at $ 111.09 per barrel.
Food shortage
by Wilson Sy - May 2, 2022 - 12:00am
The rise of protectionist policies worldwide is yet another threat to the global food markets. 
Food shortage
by Wilson Sy - April 25, 2022 - 12:00am
A global food shortage is looming.
All-powerful US dollar
by Wilson Sy - April 18, 2022 - 12:00am
In response to Russia’s military aggression and invasion of Ukraine, the United States and its allies imposed crippling sanctions on the Russian economy.
Sweeping sanctions on Russia
by Wilson Sy - April 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, US President Joe Biden announced that he would ban new investments in Russia.
Peso – Asia’s best performer last week
by Wilson Sy - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
The table below shows that last week, the Philippine peso was Asia’s best-performing currency. 
Big short by Big Shot
by Wilson Sy - March 28, 2022 - 12:00am
We have been writing about the Russian invasion and its impact on stocks, bonds, currencies, and commodities.
First hike
by Wilson Sy - March 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday, the Federal Reserve implemented its first interest rate hike since 2018.
Oil hits highest since 2008
by Wilson Sy - March 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Escalating military conflict in Ukraine and the crippling Western sanctions, including a US ban on Russian oil exports, sent oil prices soaring to their highest level since 2008.
Pain in Russia
by Wilson Sy - March 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Russia prepared meticulously for a conventional war. It has taken over most major cities and facilities in Ukraine.
Russian invasion
by Wilson Sy - February 28, 2022 - 12:00am
True to Biden’s warnings of an invasion and speculation that it would start after the Beijing Olympics, Russia began a special military operation to demilitarize Ukraine.
War and peace
by Wilson Sy - February 21, 2022 - 12:00am
In a recent article, we discussed the Russia-Ukraine conflict as one of the critical events that will affect market direction (Catch phrases, Jan. 31, 2022).
Stocks slide on inflation, Ukraine concerns
by Wilson Sy - February 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Global stocks nosedived last week after a hotter-than-expected US inflation was reported.
Catch phrases
by Wilson Sy - January 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Global markets had a bloody start for 2022.
Oil going to $100?
by Wilson Sy - January 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Crude oil reversed the sharp decline last December to register its highest level since 2014 as supplies remain tight amid surging global demand.
A timely move
by Wilson Sy - January 17, 2022 - 12:00am
In a timely move, the Philippines lifted the nationwide ban on open-pit mining which had been in effect since 2017.
Hawkish Fed fuels US dollar strength
by Wilson Sy - January 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, we showed the stellar performance of the US dollar for the year 2021. Gaining against almost all currencies., the US dollar Index (DXY) strengthened 6.4%.
2021 Scorecard
by Wilson Sy - January 3, 2022 - 12:00am
2021 was a year of resilience and recovery. Despite the volatility caused by record cases of COVID, mutating variants, high inflation, and threats of interest rate hikes, markets remained strong.
Santa came to town
by Wilson Sy - December 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Equity markets remained volatile due to concerns regarding the spread of the Omicron variant and the Fed’s hawkish statements.
Fed vs Omicron
by Wilson Sy - December 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, the US Federal Reserve made a hawkish pivot in its policy stance.
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