About Sara PattersonSara 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.
Latest 10 Articles
- Oil Slides on U.S. Stockpile Numbers
- 17 October, 2019 GMT
Oil futures were lower on Thursday afternoon in Asia after the American Petroleum Institute published data on Wednesday that showed a jump.
- Is No News Good News?
- 16 October, 2019 GMT
It seems like these days the world, and the traders in it, are doing a lot of waiting; waiting for news about how the Brexit will proceed, waiting to hear if the United States and China will reach a trade deal, waiting to find out if OPEC will impose fresh production cuts to keep oil prices stable.
- Markets Little Moved as Trade Talks Stall, Earnings Start
- 15 October, 2019 GMT
Currency markets were little changed in Asia’s late morning as traders remained both unsettled and uncertain on Monday
- Markets React to Trade Uncertainties
- 10 October, 2019 GMT
Reports that the trade talks between the U.S. and China are stalling sent gold to a one-week high and oil prices lower on Thursday afternoon in Asia.
- Oil Futures Rise, Dollar Steady, as Trade Talks Near
- 8 October, 2019 GMT
Oil prices were higher on Tuesday afternoon in Asia after slipping lower at the end of the day on Monday, as traders eyed the upcoming trade talks
- Strong U.S. Jobs Numbers Conflict with Trade Fears to Create Unease
- 7 October, 2019 GMT
U.S. unemployment fell to 3.5 percent in September, a 50-year low, the non-farm payroll report showed on Friday.
- Q4 Off to a Rocky Start as Dow Erases Q3 Gains
- 3 October, 2019 GMT
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sunk 838 points in the past two sessions, effectively erasing all of the gains it racked up during Q3, and then some.
- U.S. Manufacturing Falls to Ten-Year Lows
- 2 October, 2019 GMT
Numbers released on Tuesday by the Institute for Supply Managements (ISM) showed that the country’s manufacturing activity fell to below ten-year lows in September,
- Forex Brokers Fees and Costs Explained
- 27 September, 2019 GMT
Forex trading is a great way to make money, but there are fees involved. Learn all you need to know about Forex broker fees and costs at DailyForex.
- Can Trump’s Impeachment Help the Markets?
- 26 September, 2019 GMT
News of a possible U.S. presidential impeachment tends to shake the markets, as evidenced by the sell off immediately following the news that an impeachment investigation has started