Analyzing the Impact of January Jobs Report and Key Central Bank Decisions

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The Forex market has been volatile in the past week, with key central bank decisions and the release of the US January jobs report driving market sentiment. In this article, we will analyze the impact of these events on major currency pairs and precious metals. US Nonfarm Payrolls Forecast: January NFP releaseThe release of the […]

Blackstone Imposes Limits on Its $69bn Real Estate Fund, What Does It Mean for Investors?

Blackstone Imposes Limits on Its $69bn Real Estate Fund, What Does It Mean for Investors?

Blackstone, the world’s largest private equity firm, has been making headlines again for imposing limits on redemptions from its Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT). In January, the firm hit its monthly redemption limit with $6.8bn in redemption requests, of which only 21% were fulfilled. The story of Blackstone’s redemption limit is not a standalone […]

Writing headlines for print

(Based on a lecture by Ross Collins, professor of communication, North Dakota State University) The title above a story in a newspaper, magazine ornewsletter is called a headline, or “hed” (“head”) in print journalism, or a “heading” in online pages. It has the same function in mass media writing as a lead, to call attention to the […]

Who controls the Forex market?

7.1 The Foreign Exchange Market It is decentralized in a sense that no one single authority, such as an international agency or government, controls it. The major players in the market are governments (usually through their central banks) and commercial banks.

Is forex better than gambling?

Individuals can improve their odds of success in both gambling and Forex. In gambling, however, the house always has the upper hand over the player, unlike in forex trading. All those techniques can only reduce it, not completely eliminate it.