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February 17, 2017
The price of gold closed last January with an increase of 5.2%. This means 1210,23 dollars an ounce, this occurred due to the uncertainty about the direction and nature of economic policies from the new elected United States President, Donald Trump, as well as a much weaker dollar in regards to previous years. The price of gold is usually related to the main reserve currency, this is the dollar and also, it is also directly correlated with the second reserve currency, the Euro. The dollar was under much pressure after the new President of USA, Donald Trump, described it as […]
February 15, 2017
The euro-dollar exchange rate increases, as well as the ability to find balance during this 2017, both are presented with very important information for those who do trade with currencies online. This type of euro dollar exchange seeks to balance the uncertainty of political and economic reforms. On one hand there’s have to Donald Trump taking office in the United States, this country is made of the protectionism and closing that may end with the Federal Reserve due to new President’s way of thinking, rising rates of interest and reinforce the value of the dollar. On the other hand, we […]
February 13, 2017
We’ve already heard a lot about the virtual currency, the Bitcoin, and in many places of the world it is already allowed paying with it, but due to the volatility and instability of said currency, its price has gotten to about 1200 dollars, surpassing significantly the current value of an ounce of gold. It’s this volatility and instability what has caught investors’ attention, as it’s possible to generate large income thanks to the instability of the currency and its great capacity to grow. Although this must be done carefully, as at any given time the currency could drop drastically and abruptly. Bitcoin exceeded the […]
February 9, 2017
The new President of the United States, Donald Trump, took office on January 20 and from his first day of work he’s been fulfilling the measures that he previously promised during his political campaign. Due to controversial actions, he has hoarded the mastheads of the press around the world, not only in the political area, but in economics too, since the measures he has taken are deeply related with markets of different countries. Although the President claims that his actions are intended to “make America great again”, as his campaign slogan was, in the case of the stock exchanges and […]