Maleeha Bengali

Maleeha Bengali is CEO of MB Commodities Capital, based in London.

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Trump's Bullying Tactics Worked, the Fed Cut Rates

Trump's Bullying Tactics Worked, the Fed Cut Rates

The Fed has always been a backward-looking institution, and Jerome Powell's weak statements only back that up. This could be a watershed moment for the Fed chair.

Brent Oil Went Up on Saudi Attacks, But Where Does It Go Now?

Brent Oil Went Up on Saudi Attacks, But Where Does It Go Now?

The problem with the oil market is not one of supply, it is one of demand.

Will a New Saudi Energy Minister Affect Oil Prices?

Will a New Saudi Energy Minister Affect Oil Prices?

The new oil minister has his hands full in maximizing oil export revenue and prepping for the IPO of Saudi Aramco.

Will the Fed Show Its Independence or Cave on Rates?

Will the Fed Show Its Independence or Cave on Rates?

With market indices at all-time highs and signs of inflation appearing, it is hard for the Federal Reserve to justify a rate cut of even one-quarter point.

China Will Hold Off on Trade Retaliation -- Here Is What That Means for Markets

China Will Hold Off on Trade Retaliation -- Here Is What That Means for Markets

Rather than react to headlines and try to decipher market clues as to where it is headed, take a step back and evaluate the bigger picture.

OPEC Won't Let On, but Oil's Price Scares the Cartel

OPEC Won't Let On, but Oil's Price Scares the Cartel

OPEC has no idea how much oil prices can fall, but current prices are not acceptable to the organization.

With Yields Low, Should We Buy Stocks and Sell Bonds?

With Yields Low, Should We Buy Stocks and Sell Bonds?

The risk/reward of being short U.S. bonds and long the S&P 500 for a trade makes sense at these levels.

Investors Beware: This is a Trader's Market Led by Trump Tweets

Investors Beware: This is a Trader's Market Led by Trump Tweets

The market has bounced miraculously off the 2900 level in the S&P 500, with the technology sector once again leading the way. But where it goes from here is unclear.

The Storm of August Has Arrived

The Storm of August Has Arrived

Who says late summer is quiet -- with the trade war with China escalating, the global economy slowing and volatility in the market rising, you better buckle up.

Summer Break Is Over as China Trade War Again Heats Up

Summer Break Is Over as China Trade War Again Heats Up

All key technical levels are being broken during August, when most traders had shut their screens off after the Fed FOMC meeting.