GBP/CAD Falls to 22-Month Lows

GBP/CAD inched lower in early trading on Friday, reaching its lowest levels since September of 2017. The cross has been driven lower simultaneously by Brexit gloom and dovish Fed rhetoric.

News Sentiment Trading by Dr. Ernest Chan

Does news sentiment still generate alpha? How does one merge such data with price data? How does one deal with categorical news sentiment features? How does one detect errors in news sentiment data? Dr. Chan discusses his experience with a Thomson-Reuters news sentiment data set.

Bitcoin Reaches for Fresh 2019 Highs

Bitcoin entered a fifth consecutive day of gains in early trading on Wednesday, nearing its 2019 high of $13,887. The dramatic recent price surge saw bitcoin rally by $500 in under 10 minutes on Monday.

New Zealand Dollar Supported By G20 Hopes

The New Zealand dollar entered an eighth consecutive day of gains against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, lifted by optimism ahead of the G20 summit set to commence on Friday. Earlier in the week the Kiwi got a boost after Stats NZ reported a wider-than-expected May trade surplus and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand … Read more

Gold Spikes to Fresh 5 Year Highs, Bitcoin Eyes 10K

Gold continued to rally on Friday, reaching its highest levels since September of 2013 before beating a retreat. The yellow metal powered higher after Wednesday’s FOMC meeting, where the US central bank left interest rates unchanged, but adopted a more dovish stance.