Tagged: rate hike

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...

The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts again

The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts again

This day’s morning press conference was not what the markets wanted to hear by Mr. Glenn Stevens.  It seems that the rate hike of 2008 still frightens the market. Effectively today the RBA cut again the cash rate by 25 basis points, bringing it to the record low of 2%. What the market wanted to...

Time to sell the Bonds

Time to sell Bonds

Is it time to buy bonds and sell equities or sell bonds and buy equities? May be it is time to sell both. We are pretty sure about one thing: that it is not time to buy both. Interest rates are at the lowest level and the only thing they can do is to go...