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EQUOS - Morning Update - December 23rd

December 23, 2020

Yesterday, we saw the return of the dollar and treasuries against equities and gold. While markets welcomed the resolution in the US stimulus bill, the new coronavirus strain reported in the UK (and the ensuing lockdowns) dampened some of the enthusiasm.

EQUOS - Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update‌‌ ‌‌-‌‌ ‌‌December‌‌ ‌‌21st

December 21, 2020

Justin d'Anethan

World markets are at a difficult juncture. As we approach the end of the year, it’s trickier to position oneself regarding positive covid vaccine news while also hearing of new waves of cases around the world. Add to that some uncertainty about a stimulus bill in the US, and it makes for a murky picture.

Beginners Guide to Derivatives

December 19, 2020

What are derivatives? Derivatives have been around for millennia; their use can be traced back to ancient times when people bartered with one another to trade perishable goods such as grain and livestock[1]. They gained widespread popularity during the rise of the financial services sector, when newer valuation techniques were created in the 1970s and rapidly developed the derivatives market. It is difficult to imagine modern finance without derivatives now.

EQUOS - Morning Update - December 18th

December 18, 2020

The S&P rose half a percent, the Nasdaq almost 1%, gold is up 1%, and treasuries are closing where they opened.

EQUOS‌‌ ‌ - Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update‌‌ ‌ - ‌‌December‌‌ ‌‌17th‌‌ ‌ ‌

December 17, 2020

Justin d'Anethan

It was a good day yesterday for pretty much any asset, but, nothing really compares to the momentous move Bitcoin experienced.

EQUOS‌‌ — ‌‌Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update‌‌‌ — ‌‌December‌‌ ‌‌16th‌‌ ‌

December 16, 2020

Justin d'Anethan

The back-and-forth in traditional markets has become predictable at this point. Monday was a risk-off session due to uncertainty about a stimulus bill in the US, and yesterday was a risk-on session due to optimism about said stimulus bill.

EQUOS‌ ‌ — ‌Morning‌ ‌Update‌ ‌ — ‌December‌ ‌15th‌

December 15, 2020

Justin d'Anethan

A somewhat tumultuous day, markets ended up trading muted yesterday. Clarity on the presidential election, thanks to the official nomination by the electoral college, and development in regards to vaccine production were positives; however, the alarming number of cases and contagion rate along with uncertainty regarding a stimulus bill were clearly negatives.

EQUOS‌ - Morning‌ ‌Update‌ -‌December‌ ‌14th‌

December 14, 2020

Justin d'Anethan

A currency rally? A variety of factors converged to push currencies (including crypto) up late last week and over the weekend.

EQUOS‌ — Morning‌ ‌Update‌‌ — ‌December‌ ‌11th‌

December 11, 2020

Justin d'Anethan

It’s fascinating to see that, while traditional markets tend to go up on bad news (nowadays), the crypto space isn’t reacting to positive news anymore.

EQUOS‌ ‌— Morning‌ ‌Update‌ — ‌December‌ ‌10th‌

December 10, 2020

Yesterday was a very interesting session for the crypto space. No, we did not breach new highs, test support levels or move dramatically one way or the other. We did have a scare and a bounce up. While traditional markets turned risk-off (S&P down 1%, Nasdaq down 2%, gold down 1.7%), one could’ve assumed some contagion to affect cryptocurrencies.

EQUOS‌ — ‌Morning‌ ‌Update‌ — ‌December‌ ‌9th‌

December 9, 2020

As they often do, markets switch from pessimism to optimism and vice-versa.