About Barbara Zigah
After working on Wall Street, Barb began her second career as a freelance writer at Daily Forex, where the CEO recognized fresh, untapped potential and was willing to give her a try. She’s never looked back. Since then, she’s worked steadily as a freelance writer and editor in the financial services and Forex-related industry.
When not regaling readers with the thrilling events of the Eurozone’s plight, she enjoys life as a wife and mother of three incredibly brilliant children. After spending nearly 10 years living in Ghana, Barb is happy to be back home in New Jersey.
Aside from her freelance writing duties, she is a voracious reader of nearly every genre and is a dedicated player of Scrabble and games of that ilk. A creative cook (out of necessity!), she has mastered homemade pizza dough and ricotta cheese and her kids are anxious for her to quit her day job and open up a restaurant so they can eat pizza all day, every day. But seriously, it is her one day dream to become an entrepreneur in the hospitality industry and she and her husband are working toward that goal.
Market News Analyst at DailyForex since 2008
B.S.c from the University of Maryland
Former contributor to eToro, freelance writer extraordinaire
Latest 10 Articles
- Pound Struggles for Traction Against US Dollar
- 01/11/2021 12:08
A strengthening US dollar helped push the GBP/USD pair below the $1.35 level for the first time this year.
- Dollar Sentiment Stays Positive
- 01/08/2021 8:18
The US Dollar Index maintained positive sentiment and remained close to a 2-month peak on news of higher yields on US Treasury instruments
- Sterling Struggles as Lockdown Weighs on Sentiment
- 01/07/2021 12:26
The pound sterling held just below a recently struck 2½ year peak against the US dollar, fueled by speculation that the Bank of England may take interest rates even lower than they are now, possibly to sub-zero levels.
- Dollar Lower after Georgia Voting
- 01/06/2021 12:51
The US dollar came under heavy pressure with the US Dollar Index striking a near 3-year trough as markets gauged the outcome of the Georgia Senate race.
- Sterling Traders Await Lockdown Orders
- 01/05/2021 13:37
The pound sterling was steady against its US and European counterparts, but is coming under pressure.
- Sterling Mixed in First Post-Brexit Trading Day
- 01/04/2021 12:36
On the first trading day of the year, and trading outside of the EU, the pound sterling was lower against the euro, but higher against the US dollar.
- Sterling High on News of Short-Term Swap Trades Agreement
- 12/31/2020 12:50
The pound sterling extended recent gains during London trade on Thursday, gaining nearly 0.6% on the euro on news that market participants in the UK will be permitted to use EU trading platforms for an additional three-month period.
- US Stimulus Relief News Weighs on Greenback
- 12/30/2020 14:13
The US dollar came under pressure after news that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a stimulus vote which would have supplied $2,000 relief payments.
- US Dollar Fights for Traction
- 12/29/2020 12:01
The US Dollar Index remained close to a 2½ year trough during London trade on Tuesday as Forex traders sought out assets with higher risk yields.
- Dollar Lifted after Trump Signs Aid Bill
- 12/28/2020 13:30
The US President signed off on the latest aid package over the weekend amid a very public outcry for his initial decision to block it.