Oil: The Technical Perspective

October 1, 2017 Shayan Salesi 0

Ask any trader what their thesis on oil was 2 weeks ago, and they would tell you the markets are headed for new-lows. Ask that same question now, and you’ll get a room full of screaming looneys arguing about whether the breaking of 5 cent resistance band on oil charts is the beginning of the bull market. In all seriousness, […]

The Government’s Role in the 2008 Economic Downfall

December 7, 2016 Shayan Salesi 15

Introduction In 2007, the biggest economic collapse since the Great Depression of the 1930s occurred as a result of high default rates in the subprime mortgage sector in the US, consequently affecting other parts of the world economy (Temin). After general discourse lasting a couple of weeks, the government bailed out big banks, such as Wells Fargo for 25 billion […]

Stock Markets: Post Trump Effect

November 18, 2016 Shayan Salesi 5

Confused investors, fatigued fund managers, and disoriented traders. Sounds familiar? The market after the election has been a dangerous playing field. Players of the market are attempting to predict what a Trump presidency means. Based on Trump’s previous announcements, investors have sold bonds and their stock-market proxies, while snatching bank and infrastructure stocks on hopes of increased fiscal spending, lower […]