Oil Price Update: How Can Traders Take Advantage of the Rally?

Oil Price Update: How Can Traders Take Advantage of the Rally?
By Learn to Trade

Looking at longer-term charts of different commodities can sometimes be helpful in getting a general understanding of the big drivers that are influencing both the forex, stock, and commodity markets at any given time. Today, I wanted to share a quick […]

Divergences and Why They Work in Trading

Divergences and Why They Work in Trading
By Learn to Trade

Divergences between different technical indicators, and between indicators and price, is an interesting concept in technical analysis that appears to work remarkably well. In this article, we will take a closer look at what they are, why they work, and […]

Forex Trading Opportunities in October

Forex Trading Opportunities in October
By Learn to Trade

September has been marked by several interesting events taking place in both the forex and stock market globally. In the US, the broad stock index S&P 500 broke through its all-time high in late August, and has continued up since, remaining above t […]

October Trading Insights from David Long

October Trading Insights from David Long
By David Long

Trade war rhetoric weakened throughout the month, despite the tariffs coming into effect and China refusing to sit down and talk with the US anymore. The markets most sensitive to a trade war (commodities and commodity currencies plus emerging markets) […]

How to Supercharge Your Focus and Boost Your Trading Results

How to Supercharge Your Focus and Boost Your Trading Results
By Learn to Trade

Do you ever find yourself struggling with your discipline, productivity, and focus while trading on your own? If yes, you are not alone. In particular among people who decide to venture into full-time forex trading, it is common to experience some diff […]

Trading the Dollar as Trade War Looms

Trading the Dollar as Trade War Looms
By Learn to Trade

As the trade war between the world’s biggest and second biggest economies intensifies, leaders of both the US and China seem determined to continue to slap tariffs on each other, most likely fearing the loss of “face” among people in their respective h […]

Can Theresa May save the pound?

Market Update
By Kathleen Brooks, Research Director

All eyes will be on British PM Theresa May as she makes her way to Salzburg today to address EU leaders over dinner this evening. This informal summit is considered a turning point for Brexit: will the UK be able to pull the ultimate deal (single marke […]

Week Ahead: 10th September 2018

Market update week
By Learn to Trade

As we begin to think about a new week, last week’s sharp sell-off in emerging market assets, developed market equities, particularly tech stocks, remains in focus. Although risk sentiment had picked up by the end of the week, it highlights a fragility […]

Is the EM FX sell off overdone?

Market Update
By Learn to Trade

Emerging markets are in focus for another day. The South African rand made a fresh 2-year intraday low versus the USD and is now more than 4% lower since Monday. Contagion has taken hold, and emerging market FX is a sea of red today, this has also spre […]

Is market sentiment brightening?

Market Update
By Learn to Trade

There are tentative signs that this week’s risk sell off, particularly in emerging markets, could be taking a breather. The Argentinian equity index rose more than 4% on Wednesday, and the Brazilian index is up some 0.5%. The Istanbul index is also up […]

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