Market Analysis

In an interview with CNBC, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell said he believes “there could be some [crypto regulatory] crackdown.” The CEO’s remarks come just ahead of competitor Coinbase’s Wednesday IPO. 
Iraq already felt confident enough to raise its oil price to its Asian customers, and data out of China suggest that oil demand is improving and should continue to do so.
Fed Chair Powell has continued to emphasize his rhetoric that an acceleration in inflation through the summer is only expected to be transitory due to expected base data. Still, we didn't want to see the data run away and bring cause for policy to be reactionary.
Each day Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the metals futures markets. He focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the precious metals and base metal markets.
Each day on the European market opening Anthony Cheung, Sam North, and Amplify Trading gets you prepared for the trading day. They focus on relevant macroeconomic insights and trade idea generation for the global macro futures markets.
Last week, PayPal founder and tech investor Peter Thiel said he wonders “if at this point [BTC] should also be thought of in part as a Chinese financial weapon against the U.S.” Thiel’s remarks don’t reflect the reality of China’s current approach to BTC and crypto. 
Oil prices are snapping back on news of another Houthi attack on a Saudi oil facility during a weekend where geopolitical risk factors for oil are rising. 
Chair Powell's interview gives credence to the Fed’s patience with its unprecedented policy measures and rhetoric of symmetrical inflation targeting. Coincidentally, the story comes ahead of tomorrow’s pivotal CPI read and a deluge of Treasuries hitting the market.
Each day Ira Epstein gets you up to speed on what happened in the metals futures markets. Ira focuses on relevant economic and geopolitical topics that affect the precious and base metals markets.
Each day on the European market opening Anthony Cheung, Sam North, and Amplify Trading gets you prepared for the trading day. They focus on relevant macroeconomic insights and trade idea generation for the global macro futures markets.