Putin talks and VIX plunges 7% – Forex Market Analysis – March the 19th 2014

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By David Long

VIX plunges 7% as Putin announces to Russian Parliament not to be scared of him, he will not carve up Ukraine, just steal Crimea back. Stocks rallied for 2nd day as risk appetite increases and safe haven flowed outwards. Oil and soft commodities jumped […]

Crimean fiasco still moving stocks – Forex Market Report – March the 18th 2014

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By David Long

Whilst most media headlines are focused on MH370 the Crimean fiasco is still moving the financial markets around. The volatility in stocks is quiet pronounced with the Euro and US markets spiking higher and VIX retracing and I bought into the S&P50 […]

Currency Pair Analysis – Forex Trading News – March the 18th 2014

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By David Long

Forex Market News AUDCAD – An engulfing buyer bar with no clear indication of next direction. AUDCHF – Has found good support at 7820 area and is making lower highs but also higher lows in a wedge style formation. AUDJPY – Chopping either side of ema’s […]

An end of week view – Forex Trading News – 7th March 2014

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By David Long

Forex Market News Note: US daylight savings starts this weekend. This means the day bar will end in AxiTrader at 8am Sydney time and a new day bar will begin. Once Sydney comes off daylight savings in early April, it will be 7am. It’s a good news week! […]

Forex Trading Results from our Proprietary Trading Manager – Feb 2014

Proprietary Forex Trading Results - February 2014
By David Long One Comment

Proprietary Forex Trading Results – February 2014 The best trader for the month saw an increase of 2.73% on their account. Whilst they were negative 1% in the 2nd week, this trader took a Cable trade for 3.2% profitable win to turn the account around. […]

Vladimir Putin moves the market

David in Forex Workshop
By David Long

Forex trading news – a mid week view Whiplash! Thanks Putin. Did Putin play the markets or get told off by the big end of town? Perhaps having owned Obama and Kerry in Syrian dispute, Putin got owned by Merkel in Crimea. Whatever the reason the pullbac […]

Ukraine Dominates Headlines, Markets Follow Suit

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By David Long

Forex Market News CRIMEA has dominated headlines and every website over the weekend and the markets took notice with stocks down heavily and commodities rocketing higher on safe haven flows. The Yen and Swiss and to a certain extent Aussie and US curre […]

Professional Forex Traders vs Amateur Forex Traders

The Flow-on Effects of New Zealand's Interest Rate Cuts
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Hello delegates and welcome to this month’s edition to the monthly letter. In this month’s letter I will be giving you all a little insight into hedge funds that I deal with, but most importantly, making you understand their concept of thinking and how […]

A run down of the Markets this week – Forex Trading News – February 28th 2014

By David Long

Forex Market News Some interesting articles for you thismorning: Yellen speaks on the U.S. Slowdown – Watching the weather. Ukraine – Russia ups the anti. Bitcoin – yesterday’s tulip run. Despite a few growls from the Russian bear Putin, the markets ha […]

Euro on Edge

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By David Long

Forex Market News Daily Not much out in the way of headlines overnight so the markets were left to their own designs, so the stocks took off in the US, making further new highs in the S&P with the Dow up +1%. Oil and gold also ran whilst the VIX in […]