Broad attitudes towards risk and changes in risk sentiment used to be something that was considered annually or monthly.
Articles by Jason Pfaff
Jason Pfaff combines sophisticated mathematics and quantitative science with macro research to produce guidance for forex and commodity options traders. By combining mathematical insights with fundamental analysis, he analyzes opportunities in binary options markets. As a forecaster for the US government's Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), he predicted energy prices, GDP and other economic indicators, election results, and future forex rates for countries all over the world. Jason is a best-selling author and lifelong educator, able to take highly technical subject matter and make it accessible. He's a native of Oklahoma, which explains his love of college football, BBQ and oil markets.
The economic outlook in the US has brightened recently as new data has trended positive and served to strengthen the oulook for the US economy.
By Jason Pfaff, August 31, 2017
While inflation is always a closely watched indicator of economic health and growth, it would easily win the award for 2017’s most watched metric.
By Jason Pfaff, August 30, 2017
The unemployment and jobs story in America continues to be an economic highlight in an otherwise choppy macroeconomic picture.
By Jason Pfaff, August 29, 2017
With dynamic news flow adding to a heightened sense of US political risk and important economic data releases at home, the Yen looks to rise this week relative to the Dollar.
By Jason Pfaff, August 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey rambled into southeast Texas this weekend and devastated large swaths of the coast with herculean amounts of wind and rain.
By Jason Pfaff, August 27, 2017
The warm summer months have meant a defiant show of strength north of the US border, as the Canadian Dollar has been on a tear since mid-May.
By Jason Pfaff, August 25, 2017
Volatility has been muted in natural gas markets with pricing dwelling in a tight range and a mood of complacency descending on traders.
By Jason Pfaff, August 24, 2017
Global central bankers converge on the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium at the end of the week at an event sure to add a healthy dose of suspense and excitement to forex markets.
By Jason Pfaff, August 22, 2017
A trio of serious concerns are conflating to potentially send the Nikkei 225 lower.
By Jason Pfaff, August 21, 2017
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) delivered a surprise to natural gas markets and revised previously released data on natural gas inventory stocks downward.
By Jason Pfaff, August 18, 2017
It has become increasingly difficult for traders to expect an end anytime soon to the bearish sentiment and structure currently overhanging oil.
By Jason Pfaff, August 17, 2017