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The US dollar has been trading in different directions over the past week due to the lack of significant macroeconomic events and statistical reports. The euro felt more confident in the week than other currencies, which behaved much more modestly. But market optimism is gradually beginning to fade.
The results of the week disappointed investors – none of the events that had high hopes justified itself. The ECB has completely denied rumors about limiting the growth of peripheral bond yields, and officials could not give clear comments on the future fate of Greece. EUR / USD completed trading at 1.2512, while GBP / USD – at 1.5802.
As for the dollar, in the absence of important events and in anticipation of the publication of the minutes of the last meeting of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), it gradually increased from Monday to Wednesday. According to the Forex Club, “market participants, impressed by recent macroeconomic statistics, have expected committee members to be more optimistic about their immediate prospects for economic growth than a month earlier. However, the” minutes “turned out to be quite negative. “which gave reason to believe that QE3 is just around the corner. Accordingly, the dollar fell under pressure, and the USDX index dipped 1.8% from weekly highs.” Continue reading
Alexander Zhurba, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Genezis Capital Fund, formulated 100 facts that he learned by the age of 27 about life and business. Recommended reading, it’s worth it.
1. Life and business consist of a large number of boring, boring and banal things, having done that, you suddenly get the very thing that you are not ashamed to give an interview about.
2. People are different, but basically want the same thing. Old Man Maslow was right.
3. Real values are much harder to create than their appearance. For the second, you need only a good PR man and a lot of imagination. The first is usually more complicated – there are numbers.
4. People are lazy. They do not want to think, test and prepare. To finish, lose because of this a lot of things and do it right is more usual than doing it right from the very beginning. Continue reading
The Scandinavian countries are today considered one of the most promising in terms of business. This is where the most incredible startups can be brought to life. After the perestroika, many Russians also decided to open their own business there. 25 years of experience have shown that there are some nuances (however, as always) that either complicate or simplify the work in this country for different people. So, what can please or upset a small business startup in Sweden?
Business in Stockholm – common features In Sweden, small business and the startup movement as a whole is very large-scale. But in recent years, due to the ongoing financial crisis, its activities are gradually declining. This is evidenced by the famous Swedish businessman Gustav Henman.
Today, there is a serious decline in the ability to find good sponsors and large investors, and the pace of market development is gradually slowing down. Continue reading