Valdir da Silva
Works with Market Observation ('Fundamentalist Analysis') and as Political Writer. With FBS since 2018.
Education & Work
- Master in International Relations.
- Post-Graduate in Financial and Capital Markets.
About Valdir da Silva
Mr. da Silva started his market career as an options investor back in 2015, following his studies and financial education through different courses, such as: ‘The Language and Tools of Financial Analysis’, ‘Financial Markets’ , and ‘A Critical Approach to Political Economy'. In the following years, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations (2017), becoming a Master in International Relations in 2020. Meanwhile, he has published articles dedicated to BRICS’ New Development Bank, the Russian economy, energy-related issues, and global markets. Mr. da Silva’s main focus of market analysis is centered on a ‘fundamentalist’ approach, meaning the follow-up of important political and (macro)economic factors and events that might influence the performance of a country’s economy and consequently its currency behavior vis-à-vis other currencies.
Blue Chip and Small-Cap Stocks. What's the difference?
This article aims to address one of the most traded financial assets around the world, Stocks, as well as some of its characteristics.
How can Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and International Reserves of a Country affect the Exchange Rate?
For a more assertive speculation in the foreign exchange market, it is necessary to use different tools and analyzes that can predict, to some extent, the movement of currencies and the sentiment of investors in a given country.
Consumption and Its Influence on the Economy
How to understand if an economy is accelerating or decelerating? What are the indicators that can guide us in this interpretation? One of the ways in which we can assess this situation is precisely the household consumption, which fundamentally refers to…
Credit Cycles in the Economy and the Brazilian Case
Credit cycles (or leverage cycles) represent moments in the economy of a country when families and companies get indebted, in order to invest or to spend in different segments, which ends up positively influencing the level of the general economic…