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
- Dollar Firms While Global Stocks Continue to Soar
- 5 November, 2019 GMT
The Asian trading session on Tuesday saw Monday’s rally continue, with all major benchmarks trading higher after a positive session on Wall Street on Monday
- Asian Shares Surge to 14-Week Highs on Trade and Data Optimism
- 4 November, 2019 GMT
The trading week started strong in Asia on Monday with all benchmark indexes trading higher, except for Japan’s Nikkei 225, which was closed for trading in celebration of a national holiday.
- Markets React to Fed Rate Cut
- 31 October, 2019 GMT
The U.S. dollar fell against its major trading partners on Wednesday afternoon and continued its slide into Thursday’s Asian trading session
- Trade War Takes a Backseat as Traders Eye Central Banks
- 30 October, 2019 GMT
It’s a big data day on the global economic stage, and at least for this market pundit, it’s nice to have something to focus on besides the childish squabbling between the United States and China.
- Asian Markets Mixed After Wall Street Hits Record Highs
- 29 October, 2019 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump commented on Monday that he expects a part of the U.S.-China trade deal to come ahead of schedule,
- Asian Shares at Three-Month Highs on Continued Optimism
- 28 October, 2019 GMT
Asian shares were higher in the mid-afternoon on Monday, hitting three-month highs on optimism that the United States and China are close to solidifying a “phase one” trade deal.
- Trade Deal May Not Be Enough to Prevent Recession
- 24 October, 2019 GMT
Japanese factory activity declined at the fastest pace in three years in October, prompted by a decrease in new orders, data out Wednesday showed.
- Markets Mixed as Hopes for October Brexit Fade
- 23 October, 2019 GMT
Boris Johnson’s “firm” October 31 Brexit date evaporated on Tuesday as British MPs confirmed Johnson’s Brexit plan but rejected his three-day timetable to push his Brexit deal through Parliament.
- China Claims Trade Optimism, Requests Sanctions Against U.S.
- 22 October, 2019 GMT
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told the media on Tuesday that he remains optimistic about a trade deal being reached between the United States and China,
- 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.