Brian Twomey

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  1. Markets & Economy

    The Taylor Rule: An Economic Model For Monetary Policy

    This interest rate forecasting model has helped central banks around the world adjust their rates to balance out inflation.
  2. Markets & Economy

    The International Fisher Effect: An Introduction

    The Fisher models have the ability to illustrate the expected relationship between interest rates, inflation and exchange rates.
  3. Markets & Economy

    Debt Monetization: A Nearsighted Government Policy?

    We look at whether this financial practice benefits a government in the long term.
  4. Markets & Economy

    The History Of The T-Bill Auction

    Learn how the U.S. found the perfect solution to its debt problems and ended up creating one of the largest markets in the world.
  5. Trading Strategy

    Becoming A Chartered Market Technician

    The CMT certification involves three tough exams. Find out what you need to do in order to pass.
  6. Forex & Currencies

    America's Loss Is The Currency Market's Gain

    The Smithsonian Agreement hurt the U.S. in the short-term, but was necessary in furthering real market-driven exchange rates.
  7. Trading Instruments

    Spotting A Forex Scam

    Forex scams are more common than you think. We tell you how to spot them.
  8. Forex & Currencies

    The Big Mac Index: Food For Thought

    You may have heard of this mouth-watering method of evaluating currencies, but make sure you know the whole story.
  9. Forex & Currencies

    A Primer On Cross Currency Triangulation

    This method to transact business in euros while making profits at home is essential. Find out how it's done.
  10. Forex & Currencies

    Trading With Gaussian Models Of Statistics

    The entire study of statistics originated from Gauss and allowed us to understand markets, prices and probabilities, among other applications.
  11. Forex & Currencies

    History Of Coinage In The U.S.

    From the barter system to commemorative coins, we look at the history of U.S. money.
  12. Commodities

    The National Futures Association As Market Watchdog

    As the overseer of the commodities and futures industry, the NFA helps to protect investors from fraudulent futures activities.
  13. Forex & Currencies

    Simple Vs. Exponential Moving Averages

    These technical indicators help investors to visualize trends by smoothing out price movements.
  14. Markets & Economy

    Tankan Survey Provides Clues To Japanese Economy

    This quarterly survey is crucial for assessing Japan's economic health.
  15. Trading Strategy

    Cashing In On A Commodities Boom

    They're hard to predict, but commodities cycles provide valuable information for traders.
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