ALFO Markets Blog

Waiting for the rebound of the Volatility Index

Better known as the fear index, this indicator will tell you which is the right momentum to buy and sell stocks. If you are a long-term investor in the equity market then you can use the index to better hedge your portfolio from the volatility of any possible market correction. The CBOE Volatility index has...

Is the US dollar index movement a Spike ?

King dollar is back. For those, that have forecasted the ruin of the greenback only three years before, this US dollar index spike could be a nice surprise. Many investors watch the Us dollar index very closely on their trading days. For many of them is a true landmark on the positions to take during...

What’s the right price of gold?

Is the market pricing right the gold? Investors have discordant ideas. The past four years, we have heard some respectable investors like Marc Faber and John Paulson, predicting the explosion of the price of Gold. Many investor have had optimistic expectations for the price of gold, but some of them, have even predicted $5.000 per...

Cerberus Capital Management next to buy 4.200 houses

Cerberus Capital Management L.P. a giant in the private equity and real estate is going to buy more than 4.200 houses in the US, mainly in the Mid West area, including Chicago. The aim is to rent these houses later to people. So far, we haven’t seen such a buying operation in the real estate...

Foreign exchange, Libor and Euribor manipulation. What else?

The right question in fact is not that, but which market is not manipulated? Can you guess the answer? No one. Markets are constructed and manipulated every day from the beginning and this Is often normal and even legal. This is true from the moment that have been invented words like; market makers, market movers,...