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LiveWire Economics Blog - May 11, 2018 16:38 - 0 Comments

Dow Jones Tussles With April Highs as US Dollar Begins to Retrace

After a mixed to down first quarter the Dow Jones index and US stocks are back on the rise. The Dow Jones price has gained over 1000 points since the low in early May, and is now sitting exactly at the April highs as the middle of the month passes. The US Dollar finally gave […]

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Gold and Oil News - Sep 17, 2019 12:56 - 0 Comments

Oil Prices Fly Whilst Stocks Say “Whatever”

As you most likely know there was a little bit of an incident in Saudi Arabia at the weekend. Something about an Oil refinery being attacked and set ablaze, and the worlds Oil supply being disrupted. There’s currently lots of finger pointing happening from all sides on who is to blame for these attacks, but […]

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Gold prices have been on a fantastic run higher for the last 4 weeks after a breakout of the early 2019 range. The breakout came with the speculation that the Federal Reserve may begin to lower interest rates after a period of hikes. Whilst no rate cut has yet been implemented there are many commentators […]

Shares and Markets - May 13, 2019 11:15 - 0 Comments

FTSE Weaker in Q2 But Looking For Support

Early Q2 exuberance on the FTSE 100 seems to have settled, and in predictable form the main UK index of large cap blue chips is retracing in order to find support. As is often the case during summer months, the FTSE 100 seems to be looking for a trading range until Q3 gets underway. The […]

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