• Iran says it plans to increase oil output to 5m barrels/day
    on November 27, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    Negotiations between Iran and the US, with European diplomats as intermediaries, begin on Monday, November 29, in Vienna. Talks are aimed at reviving the nuclear accord.

  • Forexlive Nth American FX News 26 Nov - Omicron fears hit stock bulls alpha
    on November 26, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Risk off reigns Black Friday sale hits the markets. Did you grab a bargain? Europe's Stoxx 600 sees worse day sine June 2020Dow saw the biggest one day drop since Oct 28, 2020Nasdaq closes with biggest one day drop since Sep 28

  • WHO names new COVID variant 'omicron'
    on November 26, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    It's a greek letter  So the rumour was it was going to be called Nu (another greek letter that looks like this 'v') . The next letter after Nu would be Xi. It looks weird, and I don't know the unicode for the keyboard, but here is a picture of it. The left hand letter circled

  • USDJPY putting in strong reversal on weekly chart
    on November 26, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    Yields falling and quicker rate hike expectations on virus fears. The weekly chart is showing a strong rejection of 115.00 and, if the close is right, a bearish engulfing bar taking in over a month of price. Technically this opens up a re-test of 112 for next week. 

  • US to impose travel restrictions on 8 SA countries due to new variant
    on November 26, 2021 at 7:04 pm

    Limiting movement The more restrictions of movement that build the worse this will be for risk and oil prices. The US now joining Canada in limiting border access.

  • Book review: Thinking, Fast and Slow by D.Kahneman
    on November 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    What's your thinking like?  Are you a robust statistical thinker? Have you ever studied statistics and probabilities? Do you rely solely on gut feel and intuition? 

  • Canada closing borders to passengers from South Africa
    on November 26, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    An abundance of caution Canada the latest country trying to shut borders from the SA variant. If the delta is anything to go by, then it is hard to contain a variant. 

  • Novavax onto tackling the variant
    on November 26, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    Another vaccine manufacturer on the case JnJ, AstraZeneca already on the case. Now Novavax joins the fight.