Forex Market News

Hot Topic: Cash vs futures CFDs – what’s the difference?

In the Contract for Difference market, you may sometimes notice that the contracts are described as relating either to cash or rolling futures. So, what’s the difference and does it matter to your trading?

CFTC Position Watch: Speculators cover GBP short positions as Brexit deadline approaches

Speculators cover GBP short positions as Brexit deadline approaches

Week Ahead: Trump exonerated ahead of China trade talks

We know that on top of the continued economic woes the market will also be focused on the Mueller report, that has confirmed that there was not enough evidence to prove President Trumps campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 elections. With Trump exonerated attention will return to the US-China trade discussions yet again.

 

Dollar Index Nosedives after Fed Chair Powell Cuts Rate Hike Plans for 2019

Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell, cut plans for any rate hikes in 2019, pushing the US dollar sharply lower, citing weak economic conditions.

Essentials of a Trading Plan - Part 2: Goals and Risk Management

In the second part of the Trading Plan Series, we will discuss the importance of setting goals and some important Risk Management criteria

Charts of the Week: DAX diverging from US indices; Silver struggling to gain momentum

DAX diverging from US indices; Silver struggling to gain momentum

CFTC Position Watch: Speculators add to long USD positions

Speculators add to Euro short positions; turn increasingly bearish on Canadian Dollar

Hot Topic: US Index Trading

Index trading can be a useful tool for traders looking to take a view on the fortunes of a specific country, sector or genre of asset. There’s no shortage of different indices produced, but the ones we’re most familiar with are arguably those for blue chip equities. The FTSE-100 in London, the DAX-30 in Frankfurt, the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo, and so the list goes on.

Week Ahead: Brexit and China Lead Old Stories Dominating Markets

After a week dominated by Brexit it may be much of the same for the rest of this week, but we can also add the old stories such as the China/US trade deal to the agenda once again.

Essentials of a Trading Plan - Part 1: Why Do I Need a Trading Plan?

Learn about the benefits of having a trading plan and how it could help you improve your trading performance

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