Andrew Sachais is an independent economist, who analyzes markets with global macro-based strategies. He takes into consideration global equity, commodity, currency and debt markets. Sachais is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he earned a degree in Economics and Psychology. He also recently authored the book Trading Enron Profitably: A Guide To Avoiding Financial Ruin, which teaches some of his trading strategies.
Recent Articles By The Author
The Weight of the World Is Bringing Down U.S. Equities: Here's How to Play It
Both foreign and domestic risks are leading to heightened volatility, but there are ways to profit in the current environment.
Want to Know Why Japan Stocks Are Lagging? These Charts Tell the Story
The undervalued yen is now strengthening, weighing on Japanese equities.
Emerging Markets, Long Beaten Down, Are Poised to Explode Higher -- Here's Why
A falling greenback and soaring commodity prices are supporting emerging-market equities.
The Fed Is Looking at the Wrong Jobs Numbers; Here's What Yellen Should Watch
Although the labor market is still struggling, the Fed may be forced hike rates in coming months
European Banks Bottom On Renewed Optimism
A wave of positive headlines recently has led to renewed optimism surrounding European bank shares.
Fears About Stock Market and Economy Are Receding, This Chart Shows
Spreads on junk bonds don't lie. Right now they're showing that investor sentiment about the stock market -- and the economy -- is improving dramatically.
China Volatility Is Shaking World Markets With no End in Sight
A weakening Chinese economy and declining asset prices are weighing on global sentiment. Investors should buckle up for a rough ride.
This Is How Badly Amazon Is Beating Other Retailers
Amazon (AMZN) has seen its share price surge at the expense of traditional retail companies.
A Minimum Wage Increase Should Be Logical and Pragmatic
The government released non-farm payroll data on Friday.
Monetary Policy Has Lost Its Efficacy -- These Charts Show Why
With the weak employment number, the reality of declining central bank efficacy is setting in.