Founded in 1762, Barings Bank was not just the oldest merchant bank in London but a beacon of prestige in the international financial sector. Its illustrious history and influential role in shaping global finance resonated across centuries and continents.
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Last week was dominated by the continued talk over the debt ceiling and how to break the current impasse. However, Friday we began to see signs that an agreement was close and the market moved to add risk.
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Last week all eyes were on the Greenback and if it could continue its strong run. The week ended with just that although it did give up some gains by later in the week.
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Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM) was founded in 1994 by John W. Meriwether, the former vice-chairman, and head of bond trading at Salomon Brothers. The hedge fund aimed to take advantage of pricing discrepancies in the bond market using highly sophisticated mathematical models.
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Data mining, a process that uncovers meaningful patterns and correlations within large databases, has become an indispensable tool in the trading arena. It holds numerous advantages over traditional manual trading, revolutionizing the way traders operate.
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Last week we had BoE interest rate decision which unsurprisingly moved 25bps higher and continued to deliver a mildly hawkish tone. The main theme was the strong dollar which gained against all major currencies.
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trademakers launches its first investment opportunity in renewable energy. The Whitehill project in Scotland, UK, is a 100% clean, green energy project to create renewable hydrogen for transport from wind and water.
Probabilistic thinking is a critical cognitive tool derived from probability science. It is, at its core, a mental framework that allows us to deal with the inherent uncertainties of life…
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Last week we had key interest rate announcements from both the Fed and ECB. Whilst we saw both raise rates by 25bps it would seem the ECB are looking to continue to raise while the Fed may have reached the end of its cycle.
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In the highly competitive world of financial markets, traders are continually searching for effective strategies to gain an edge and achieve long-term success.
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