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The importance of modern communication tools during the pandemic

OverviewHumans have witnessed more technological advancements within the last two decades than in the past thousand years. In today’s hyper focused world where information is readily available and accessible at...

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It is time to take the bull by the horns

The bull market in US equities has confused investors, traders, and analysts. Several people have voiced their concern over the absurd rise in market levels. Ostensibly the technology and healthcare sectors are...

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It’s time to talk about Hong Kong

Last week details of the new national security law for Hong Kong were released and as expected it ruffled some feathers pretty much everywhere. A cursory reading suggests that it is a fusion of mainland China’s...

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Are markets more immune than humans?

Rising geopolitical tensions, surging unemployment, crumbling growth, and widespread social unrest are doing little to rattle equity markets in the US. Investors all over the world have generally been on edge s...

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Opting for currency stability

We at FlatRock just love debating global currency moves and what nations around the world do to safeguard financial stability. Over the past week tensions between the US and China are exerting a strain on the C...

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Trends in charts

FlatRock Associates is pleased to share it’s a most recent publication, “Trends in charts” with you. We hope that you will find it useful and thought-provoking. I...

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Who cares about your star sign, let’s talk about the S&P

As we enter 2020 after Christmas holidays, it will be interesting to see how the market gets welcomed. Markets has been able to maintain a bullish sentiment without any massive down move in between. Taking cues...

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Higher real yields are making the Philippine peso more attractive

The higher real yield has made the Philippine peso one of Asia’s best-performing currencies this year. The central bank has cut interest rates three times this year to support economic activity in the country, ...

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China’s Credit and Liquidity Softens

China’s total social financing (TSF) fell to CNY 1.01 trillion in July 2019 as compared to CNY 2.26 trillion in the previous month and below market expectations of CNY 1.50 trillion. Also, growth of outst...

AT SEA, CHINA - JULY 13:  Chinese Aircraft Carrier Liaoning is seen during a training mission on July 13, 2017 in At Sea, China.  (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
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Investing in United States Defense sector: A bomb move?

“A healthy defense industrial base is a critical element of U.S. power and the National Security Innovation Base. The ability of the military to surge in response to an emergency depends on our Nation’s ability...