GUATEMALA CITY, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Universidad Francisco Marroquin (UFM) has launched the English version of its newsletter UFM Market Trends. The quarterly publication is aimed at global market makers and takes an in-depth look at the United States, eurozone, China, and Japan. Weekly updates provide timely analysis of controversial economic and financial topics.
"UFM Market Trends sheds new light on our understanding of macroeconomic data. Their view of liquidity is thought provoking, and the indicators used in their analysis highlight the consequences of unsustainable quantitative easing," says Massimiliano Neri, director of UFM Finance Research Center.
New set of indicators
The newsletter focuses on key variables for investors and entrepreneurs—such as relative price of financial assets, commodities, or currencies—and how they depend on banking activity, monetary policies, and central banks.
Among the questions addressed:
- What is the link between the prices of financial assets and real assets?
- Can a central bank go broke? Can it become illiquid? What are the consequences?
- What is the relationship between liquidity and wealth creation?
- Do today's financial intermediaries reliably reflect their portfolio structure?
To help answer these questions, UFM Market Trends has created a new set of indicators:
- Liquidity gap
- Yield curve indicator
- Alternative mismatch indicator
UFM Market Trends team
The newsletter is produced in English and Spanish by an international team of expert researchers and analysts based in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. They include:
- Guatemala: Daniel Fernandez, expert in applied economics; technical director for Global Economic Monitor (GEM) in Guatemala
- Spain: Angel Martin Oro, expert in entrepreneurship and economic growth; contributor to Cato Institute and the Wall Street Journal editorial page
- USA: Dickson Buchanan, senior consultant and director for international development at SchiffGold
About Universidad Francisco Marroquin
UFM is a private university, founded in 1971, dedicated to teaching and disseminating the ethical, legal, and economic principles of a society of free and responsible persons. Although a nonprofit, UFM is run like an entrepreneurial venture. All students, regardless of academic discipline, study the causes and origins of the wealth of nations. Enrollment is 2,700, with undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture, business, computer science, dentistry, economics, law, education, medicine, psychology, and social sciences.
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