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US dollar renews strength
by Wilson Sy - May 22, 2023 - 12:00am
Several factors have caused the renewed strength of the US dollar in recent weeks. 
Pause or cut
by Wilson Sy - May 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Domestic inflation slowed for the third consecutive month, pointing to signs that the easing of price pressures could be sustainable.
Who’s next?
by Wilson Sy - May 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Equity markets were broadly down last week due to the selloff in banking stocks.
The last hike
by Wilson Sy - May 1, 2023 - 12:00am
The Federal Open Market Committee is set to meet this week, and experts predict that the central bank’s year-long campaign of monetary tightening may come to an end with what could be its last hike.
Divergent peso
by Wilson Sy - April 24, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippine peso has been weak in the past month, falling 3.7 percent from its March high.
OPEC+ vs central banks
by Wilson Sy - April 10, 2023 - 12:00am
The recent move by OPEC+ to cut crude oil production by one million barrels per day has thrown a monkey wrench into the works of the Federal Reserve (Fed) and other central banks.
Surprise benefits of recent banking failures
by Wilson Sy - April 3, 2023 - 12:00am
The recent banking turmoil significantly affected the financial industry, with multiple US banks and Credit Suisse experiencing failures and rescues.
Demise of Credit Suisse
by Wilson Sy - March 27, 2023 - 12:00am
Financial markets remain volatile due to growing concerns regarding the global banking system.
To the rescue
by Wilson Sy - March 20, 2023 - 12:00am
Equities experienced heightened volatility in the past two weeks, led by the continued drop of banking stocks globally.
Bank rout
by Wilson Sy - March 13, 2023 - 12:00am
Financial stocks tanked as the SPDR S&P Bank ETF tumbled 11.1 percent in two days.
China’s recovery boosts peso
by Wilson Sy - March 6, 2023 - 12:00am
Marking their first weekly gain in over a month, Asian currencies ended the week on a high note, The upbeat sentiment came after China’s service sector expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in February. Adding...
Cold war heats up
by Wilson Sy - February 27, 2023 - 12:00am
There are several factors that caused the stock market to drop and the US dollar to move higher.
Spy balloon
by Wilson Sy - February 20, 2023 - 12:00am
On Feb. 4, the US shot down a Chinese balloon that was suspected of conducting spying activities.
Time and patience
by Wilson Sy - February 6, 2023 - 12:00am
Last week, the Federal Reserve hiked its policy rate amid its ongoing campaign to bring down inflation.
Market vs Fed
by Wilson Sy - January 30, 2023 - 12:00am
Despite the risks posed by a hawkish Federal Reserve, higher for longer interest rates, a potential recession in major economies, a looming corporate earnings downturn, and bearish calls by strategists of top investment...
From bear to bull
by Wilson Sy - January 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Most stock markets have undergone a dramatic shift to start the year, transitioning from a bear market to a bull market. Peak inflation, a slower pace of interest rate hikes, a reversal in the value of the US dollar,...
A good start
by Wilson Sy - January 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Despite their poor performance last year, global equities had a very good start this year. The S&P 500 is up 4.2 percent year-to-date and the MSCI All-Country World Index ETF has gained 5.7 percent.
2022 year-end review – Part 2
by Wilson Sy - January 9, 2023 - 12:00am
It was a tough and challenging year for investors in 2022 as the traditional 60/40 portfolio mix of stocks and bonds provided little defense against rising interest rates.
2022 year-end review
by Wilson Sy - January 2, 2023 - 12:00am
2022 was a tumultuous year for investors.
Grinch vs Santa
by Wilson Sy - December 26, 2022 - 12:00am
Based on historical data, December is the strongest month in terms of stock market performance. In the last 40 years, the S&P 500 posted an average return of 1.6 percent in December, with a batting rate of 78 p...
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