Risk aversion

Is Sentiment About To Crack?

March 13, 2019 9:26 AM
With US treasury yields starting to turn lower, just as the S&P500 hesitate at critical highs, we take a look at the bigger picture to see if sentiment could be about to turn for the worst.

Markets flee back to safety as Trump risks mount

May 17, 2017 4:14 PM
After a prolonged risk-on market environment, where it seemed that nothing short of catastrophe could faze investors, this week has finally seen a marked return to elevated risk aversion and higher market volatility. On Wednesday, this risk-off sentiment continued to be driven in large part by US political concerns, after fired FBI Director James Co...

USD/JPY: The short half-life of the BOJ’s radioactive negative interest rate decision

February 3, 2016 3:50 PM
<p>According to Wikipedia, Hydrogen-7 is the radioactive isotope with the shortest half-life at about 21 yoctoseconds (10<sup>-24</sup> seconds). Of course, nothing in financial markets moves <i>quite</i> that fast (despite the best efforts of some algorithms), but the half-life of <a href="http://www.forex.com/post?Pa=5b9e00f7-1868-4c89-a976-4ce50f...