Sara Patterson is a career writer and a former student of international relations. After earning a Master’s Degree in political science Sara spent several years working for various internet companies and teaching English writing at the college level to students in their freshman year. She now focuses her energies on reading several newspapers each day and considering how the news may affect both the currency markets and the political economy in general. She specializes in writing fundamental analysis and interpreting how news from across the globe will propel the markets in both the short and long terms.
In her spare time, Sara enjoys carving fruit, rock climbing and Zumba. She also cares for 3 dogs and an iguana.
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According to reports from Bloomberg and Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump is weighting the possibility of extending the March 1st deadline.
Oil prices rose as much as 1 percent during Wednesday’s Asian session after OPEC reported steep production cuts in Januarys.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 surged during Tuesday’s Asian trading session, a first step in rebounding from three-week lows hit in recent session.
Asian markets were modestly higher on Monday afternoon as traders expressed renewed optimism that talks between U.S. and Chinese officials would bring the feuding countries one step closer to a long-term trade agreement.
The trade struggled between the United States and China, it seems, have been the mover of markets – or the thwarter of markets – many times in the past few months, and Friday seems to be no exception.
Oil prices were lower on Thursday, pressured by record-high production in the U.S., where inventories rose by 1.3 million barrels last week, the Energy Information Administration announced yesterday.
In his second State of the Union address, delivered Tuesday night, U.S. President Donald Trump hailed his efforts and the efforts of his administration for creating 5.3 million new jobs
All three Wall Street benchmark indexes closed higher on Monday, lead by gains in the technology and industrials sectors, as traders geared themselves up for another week of earnings reports, which they are hoping will continue to carry the markets.
The U.S. dollar index was trading higher on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data out on Friday helped boost investor confidence.
On Wednesday U.S. policymakers moved to pass legislation that would limit the president’s power to introduce import taxes for reasons of national security.