Dollar Set for Short-Term Gain, but Long-Term Pain as Inflation Bets Normalize

© Reuters. By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com – The dollar looks set to snap a three-week win streak Friday, and while analysts are expecting short-term gains to resume, the longer-term outlook for the greenback is less convincing. The , which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, rose 0.10% to 92.17. […]

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Long-term bond yields rise. Will the Fed conduct “Operation Twist 2”?

Following Jerome Powell’s speech at Jackson Hole last week, 30-year bond yields advanced to the highest level for two months on Friday. There are signs that the market expects consumer inflation to accelerate, and these expectations hit the far end of the yield curve hardest due to longer maturity. As the Fed needs to keep […]

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Top Lithium Miner Boosts Output on Optimism About Long-Term Demand

© Bloomberg. Stockpiles of lithium carbonate and salt by-product are reflected in a brine lake at a Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) lithium mine on the Atacama salt flat in the Atacama Desert, Chile, on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Almost three-quarters of the world’s lithium raw materials come from mines in Australia or […]

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Repsol’s long-term oil price outlook aligns with rivals

© Reuters. LONDON (Reuters) – Spanish energy major Repsol (MC:) lowered its oil price () assumptions on Thursday, bringing its long-term outlook in line with most European rivals which have booked writedowns and leaving Equinor as a bullish outlier in the sector. Repsol took a writedown of $ 1.5 billion in second-quarter results, after it […]

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