To trade forex, gold, commodities, the stock market, and futures you need to be aware of how international strategic motivations affect market sentiment. Prices are driven by "groupthink" perceptions of the unknowable future. News is incomplete or manipulated. We try here to penetrate beneath the spin to understand how strategic interests, international politics, and strategic mistakes affect future sentiment, to forecast price trends.
The diagram at Eurozone debt web - BBC summarizes clearly the web of debt which underlies the western world's financial problems: not only for Europe, but for the US also. I thank Keven McAfee for drawing my attention to this.