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William John Market Report 17-09-21

17 Sep 2021, Posted by admin in

Natural gas prices have soared to record highs amidst concerns of tight supplies and weather-induced shortages ahead of winter. According to Ofgem, the Office for Gas and Electricity Markets, the price for forward delivery contracts of natural gas in the UK have skyrocketed since the...

William John Market Report 16-09-21

16 Sep 2021, Posted by admin in

The UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 3.2% in the 12 months to August 2021, up from 2.0% in the 12 months to July. The 1.2% percentage point increase is, according to the Office for National Statistics, the largest incremental change in the inflation...

William John Market Report 12-09-21

13 Sep 2021, Posted by admin in

Whether institutional investors like it or not, cryptocurrency is an asset class, and it is here to stay. Andreessen Horowitz, a Venture Capital fund best known for investing in Facebook and Twitter, is aiming to raise $450 million for its second cryptocurrency fund. Meanwhile, Goldman...

William John Market Report 06-09-21

06 Sep 2021, Posted by admin in

Football became a professional vocation in 1888 with the establishment of the Football League. In the 133 years since the professional game was founded, it is fair to say football has evolved. Whether it be tactics, finances, clubs, players, or fans, almost every aspect of...

William John Market Report 02-09-21

02 Sep 2021, Posted by admin in

The U.S. government bond market underpins the global financial system. Considered the safest publicly listed investment available to investors, there are currently $21.7 trillion worth of outstanding U.S. Treasury securities worldwide. Additionally, yields on medium to long term maturity Treasury bonds are used as proxies...

William John Market Report 31-08-21

31 Aug 2021, Posted by admin in

Jackson Hole, a skiing valley in the state of Wyoming and home to many areas of outstanding natural beauty, has become a symbol of post-pandemic Western capitalism. The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium is a meeting of “economists, financial market participants, academics, U.S. government representatives and...

William John Market Report 28-08-21

28 Aug 2021, Posted by admin in

Debt – the financing of companies with borrowed money – has been an unlikely hero during the pandemic era. Particularly, distressed debt, which involves lending to companies that have bad balance sheets, are defaulting on debt covenants or are nearing bankruptcy, has performed extremely well.  According...

William John Market Report 25-08-21

25 Aug 2021, Posted by admin in

The process of ‘global warming’ and climate change is the ecological paradigm of the early 21st century. In the press, it tends to be recycled in summer seasons as the world observes devastating forest fires, volatile weather patterns and heatwaves. In the financial press, however,...

William John Market Report 13-08-21

13 Aug 2021, Posted by admin in

On 12/08, the Office for National Statistics released their second quarter (Q2) estimate for U.K. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from April through June 2021. GDP is the total monetary value of all finished goods and services produced domestically by a country for a specific time...

William John Market Report 12-08-21

12 Aug 2021, Posted by admin in

Yesterday, the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics released its Consumer Price Index summary for the month of July – the most proxied measure of inflation in Western economies.  Prices rose 5.4% for American consumers relative to last July, the same increase seen year on year in...