Sara Patterson

Sara Patterson
Published articles: 308

About Sara Patterson

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.


  • Trading frequency:
    • Infrequent
  • Interests:
    • Bonds,Stocks,Forex
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    Federal Reserve policymakers expressed concerns about weak inflation and some favored halting interest rate hikes until inflation is under control, minutes released on Wednesday afternoon showed.

    Strong U.S. retail data released on Tuesday did little to move the dollar, as traders seemed to take a step back as they wait for additional data which is expected later on Wednesday.

    Asian shares extended Monday’s gains in early Tuesday trade after North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un hinted that he would push off plans to fire a missile near Guam.

    Asian shares snapped their losing streak on Monday, despite weak data out of China which showed economic growth that was below forecast in multiple sectors.

    Asian stocks were off to a rough start on Thursday after the Dow closed above 22,000 and the dollar hit 15-month lows against the euro overnight.

    Oil prices fell below $50 per barrel on Wednesday morning after reports on Tuesday showed an increase in supplies from OPEC and a rise in crude stockpiles in the United States.

    The White House faced yet another shake up on Monday as President Donald Trump effectively fired his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, who served in his official capacity for only 10 days.

    The dollar hovered near 2 ½ year lows on Monday morning after a weekend of political turmoil in the United States in which President Donald Trump replaced his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, with General John Kelly.

    Asian markets were broadly higher on Thursday morning, following Wall Street and responding notably to the Federal Reserve’s announcement on Wednesday after their two-day policy meeting.

    Oil prices remained near eight-week highs on Wednesday morning after data released on Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute showed that U.S. crude stockpiles declined by 10.2 million barrels last week even as refineries increased output.