Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina

Don't Cry For Me, Argentina

Argentina, if you can believe it, is managing to dig itself into an even deeper hole in regards to its economic isolation. Following on from the technical default on bonds and then the failed…

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Wrong Turn for Icahn in Hertz

Wrong Turn for Icahn in Hertz?

Self-styled investor activist Carl Icahn has entered the car rental market by disclosing a large 8.5% stake in struggling car rental specialist, Hertz.  Many will recall the recent success of his…

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Oil: Long term trend appearing?

Long term trend appearing?

The most surprising thing about the instability in the Middle East at present isn’t the length of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas or that it has engulfed 2…

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Alibaba: The Contrarian View

Alibaba IPO

Much has been discussed on the possibility of Alibaba being the largest IPO in corporate history: Current markets indicate the company could be worth as much as $200 billion.  The…

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How loud will Janet Yell?

EUR/USD Daily Chart

All eyes will be on Fed chair Janet Yellen who testifies to Congress today. We all know Yellen is a dove(favours a lower interest rate policy), but we all thought…

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