Monday August 8th 2011, U.S. stocks sank the most since December 2008, while Treasuries rallied and gold surged to a record, as Standard & Poor’s reduction of the nation’s credit rating fueled concern the economic slowdown will worsen.
The turmoil in the financial markets that day drove FXstreet English site to reach a new all-time high of 70,181 unique visitors.
Fed "unexpected" earlier tapering decision on December 18th drove FXstreet to touch new highs. The previous day were pointing to a great number that week.... On Monday 16th we broke the previous high with 71,599 uniques. Tuesday it retreated to 68,111 and on Wednesday.... bummm!!!! 75,297.
Excellent news to close the year with a smile in our face! :)
Brace yourself for a curvy ride in 2014!