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Category: Capital and Risk


Capital and Risk, Trading

Bitcoin holds $15,800, Dollar is trading strong

November 21, 2022

Via: TechBullion

Last week, we saw the consolidation of the Dollar and not much price action in any assets. Towards the end of Friday, there was a bullish move in the asset and we saw a selloff in Gold due to this. […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: XAU/USD Extends Drawback Ahead of FOMC

November 21, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Gold is tracking lower this morning on the back of a stronger USD stemming from the build up of relatively hawkish comments from Fed speakers. Although some reiterated the moderation of interest rate hikes going forward, the expectation remains aggressive […]


Capital and Risk, Credit, Regulations

CFPB Focuses on Junk Fees, Credit Reporting, and COVID-19 Relief Funds in Latest Supervisory Highlights

November 18, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On November 16, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a new Supervisory Highlights report, focusing on the auto servicing industry, consumer reporting, mortgage servicing, and COVID-19 relief funds. The report highlights the CFPB’s continued focus on so-called junk fees […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance

Florida Citizens Expects 5,000 claims and $63 Million in Losses from Nicole

November 17, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has released its first estimate on losses from Hurricane Nicole, a category 1 storm that hit Florida’s east coast Nov. 10. Modeled losses plus loss adjustment expenses – but not including anticipated litigation costs – will […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

EUR/USD Latest: EURUSD Resilient Ahead of Inflation Print, NATO Meeting

November 16, 2022

Via: DailyFX

EUR/USD has shown great resilience to trade higher this morning despite yesterday’s unease following reports of a missile landing in Poland. Comments from Joe Biden suggest that based on the trajectory, it is unlikely the missile was fired by Russia. […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

KY State Treasurer: ESG Investing ‘Puts Our Pensions at Risk’ and ‘Harms Our Economy in Kentucky’

November 15, 2022

Via: CNSNews.com

“Elections matter” and Americans should strive to “elect people that are representing the interest of pensions,” said Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball on Monday in Washington, D.C. She also sharply criticized ESG investing and explained that many voters are unaware […]


Capital and Risk, Operational

4 Keys Banks Need to Unlock Value From Artificial Intelligence

November 15, 2022

Via: Bank Director

Banks of all sizes are tuning up their technology to better compete for customer loyalty by focusing on areas involving consumer interactions. But bank leaders need to understand that artificial intelligence, or AI, alone can’t revolutionize the customer experience. In […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

USD Forecast: DXY Prepares for U.S. CPI, 110 Support Handle in Focus

November 10, 2022

Via: DailyFX

USD FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP The Dollar Index (DXY) has been relatively subdued thus far this week as markets prepare for U.S. inflation later today. While the ongoing midterm elections were thought to provide a ‘red’ sweep by Republicans, this has not […]


Capital and Risk, Trading

A Guide to Trading Psychology

November 9, 2022

Via: DailyFX

WHAT IS TRADING PSYCHOLOGY? Trading psychology is a broad term that includes all the emotions and feelings that a typical trader will encounter when trading. Some of these emotions are helpful and should be embraced while others like fear, greed, […]


Capital and Risk, Regulations, Trading

How Central Banks Impact the Forex Market

November 9, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Central banks are mainly responsible for maintaining inflation in the interest of sustainable economic growth while contributing to the overall stability of the financial system. When central banks deem it necessary they will intervene in financial markets in line with […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Euro (EUR) Latest: Hawkish ECB Talk Boosts the Euro, EUR/USD Parity Being Tested

November 8, 2022

Via: DailyFX

A number of ECB policymakers have been doubling down on the central bank’s position on interest rates and inflation, saying that higher rates are needed for longer to quell double-digit price pressures. In what looks like a concerted effort to […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance

Berkshire: Negative Q3 Insurance Results Due to Catastrophe, Auto Losses

November 7, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Berkshire Hathaway’s insurance business recorded an after-tax underwriting loss of $962 million (a pre-tax loss of $1.15 billion) in the third quarter, a decrease of $178 million from 2021, as catastrophe losses and increases in private-passenger auto frequency offset underlying […]


Capital and Risk, Credit

Regional banks say they can handle any looming credit hiccups

November 3, 2022

Via: American Banker

Regional banks are preparing for a looming economic downturn, but they don’t seem too concerned that their balance sheets will take a major hit. At an industry conference Thursday, executives at PNC Financial Services Group, Regions Financial and M&T Bank […]


Capital and Risk, Trading

3 Warren Buffett Stocks That Are Screaming Buys in November

November 1, 2022

Via: Yahoo

The investing track record of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett suggests he might know a thing or two about the stock market and identifying value. Since taking the helm of Berkshire in 1965, he’s created approximately $660 […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance

Grain Ships Sail From Ukraine Despite Moscow Exit From Deal; Insurance Cover Paused

October 31, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Ships brought grain from Ukrainian ports on Monday, suggesting Moscow had stopped short of reimposing a blockade that might have caused world hunger, despite suspending its participation in a U.N. program to safely export grain from the war zone. Air […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

British Pound Latest: GBP/USD Caught Between The Fed and The BoE

October 31, 2022

Via: DailyFX

It looks highly likely that both the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England will hike their borrowing rates by 75 basis points this week, as both central banks continue to struggle with persistently high inflation. While both announcements will […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

USD/JPY Yielding to a Revitalized Dollar as the BoJ Offers No Help

October 28, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Bank of Japan today left all monetary policy levers untouched, as expected, and confirmed that it would continue to control JGB yields to help boost the ailing Japanese economy, stoke inflation and keep the Japanese Yen depressed. At the […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Trading

The Importance of Liquidity in Forex Trading

October 28, 2022

Via: DailyFX

As a trader gets started in forex trading, one of the first advantages they’re likely to come across is how much liquidity the forex market offers over other markets. The latest figures are roughly $5.1 trillion in daily traded volume […]


Capital and Risk, Operational, Regulations

Banking-as-a-service grows as regulators play catch-up

October 25, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

Banks’ relationships with fintechs, particularly banking-as-a-service (BaaS) arrangements, have garnered increased attention among regulators and lawmakers in recent months. BaaS, a business model that allows fintechs and corporations without a charter to offer their customers financial services by using the […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance

Few Insurers Offer Input on Future of the Federal Home Loan Bank System

October 24, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Very few insurance companies showed up this month to talk about the future of the much-debated, 90-year-old Federal Home Loan Bank System, despite the fact that the system lends heavily to many large insurers at low interest rates, for a […]