Brian Twomey

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  1. Forex & Currencies

    The U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen: An interesting partnership

    Learn more about the USD/JPY relationship, wherein the yen can be partially explained in terms of Treasury bonds.
  2. Markets & Economy

    The Taylor Rule: An Economic Model for Monetary Policy

    Learn about the The Taylor Rule, an interest rate forecasting model that's helped central banks around the world adjust their ...
  3. Forex & Currencies

    Spotting a forex scam

    Forex scams are more common than you think, and new ones will continue to pop up. Here's what to look out for.
  4. Financial Analysis

    Understanding Japanese Keiretsu

    The structure of major companies in Japan is steeped in tradition and relationships.
  5. Alternative Investments

    Schaff Trend: A faster and more accurate indicator

    The Schaff Trend Cycle Indicator is forward-looking and generates signals much faster than old indicators like the MACD. ...
  6. Chart Strategy

    Kairi Relative Index: The Forgotten Oscillator

    Though an older indicator, Kairi can still be a valuable tool for experienced investors.
  7. Markets & Economy

    Debt Monetization: A Nearsighted Government Policy?

    We look at whether this financial practice benefits a government in the long term.
  8. Bonds / Fixed Income

    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 ...
  9. Career / Compensation

    Becoming A Chartered Market Technician

    The CMT certification involves three tough exams. Find out what you need to do in order to pass.
  10. 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.
  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. Crime & Fraud

    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. Markets & Economy

    Tankan Survey Provides Clues To Japanese Economy

    This quarterly survey is crucial for assessing Japan's economic health.
  14. Managing Wealth

    The International Money Market

    Banks, corporations, traders and speculators all use the IMM to borrow, lend, trade, profit, finance, speculate and hedge ...
  15. Trading Instruments

    Treasury International Capital

    This important economic indicator can affect interest rates, dollar value and the bond markets.
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