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 […]

Amazon vs. the rest of the world, what next for US stocks?

Market update today
By Learn to Trade

As we move into the autumn months, it’s worth looking more closely at the US stock market, which appears to have disconnected from other risk markets. For example, Amazon made a fresh record high on Tuesday and became another trillion-dollar company. I […]

Making Money in the Current Market

making money in the current market
By Learn to Trade

With the Australian market in a constant state of change, up to date information is paramount in turning your investment into dollars. In this episode of the Nest Egg podcast Adam Truelove, global trading director at Learn to Trade unpacks how you can […]

Why US equities could continue to outperform

Market Update
By Learn to Trade

Markets across the board are struggling with uncertainty on Thursday, and US equity futures are all pointing lower at the time of writing. Events weighing on investors include, the continuing trade dispute between the US and Chin, which has flared its […]

September Trading Insights from David Long

September Trading Insights from David Long
By David Long

Yet another testing month is behind us. With the US dollar still stuck in the range between 95.20 and 93.40. Commodities fell early on in the month thanks to trade war escalating, but as the war disappeared from headlines the commodity market found a f […]

Forex Trading Opportunities in September

By Learn to Trade

While the past month has largely seen continuation of trends across both currencies and metals markets, September is currently setting up to become a possible turning point for several trading assets, including the S&P 500 in the US, gold, and the […]

3 Tips to Improve Your Trading Mindset

3 Tips to Improve Your Trading Mindset
By Learn to Trade

In trading, mentality is one of the most important ingredients for success. Without the right mindset, the motivation, and enough “emotional capital,” it simply becomes impossible to succeed at this game. It’s for good reason that you often see former […]

Risk Management is the Key to Survival for Traders

Risk Management is the Key to Survival for Traders
By Learn to Trade

Have you ever wondered why professional traders seem to talk more about boring things like risk management, position sizing, and diversification rather than the latest profitable trading strategies? As a new trader, I always struggled to understand thi […]

Trump’s impact on US GDP, and why the Brazilian real is the new Turkish lira

Market Update
By Learn to Trade

US stock index futures have turned lower even though the second reading of Q2 GDP was revised higher to 4.2% from 4% initially. Personal consumption slipped a little, to 3.8% from 4%, however private investment and trade helped to boost the overall GDP […]