News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

Target Q1 results announced

Target Corporation (TGT) reported its Q1 financial results before the market open in the US on Wednesday. The US department store chain reported revenue of $25.17 billion in Q1 (up by 4% vs. the same period last year), slightly beating analyst est...

May 19, 2022
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Supply Chains hit WHEAT

As we come to terms with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has affected most of us in one way or another, some more fortunate than those within Ukraine borders. We are coming to terms with certain facts of life, including that our economies have...

May 18, 2022
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Walmart earnings results are in – the stock is falling

Walmart Inc. (WMT) reported its latest financial results before the opening bell on Wall Street on Tuesday. World’s largest supermarket chain reported revenue of $141.569 billion for the quarter (up 2.4% year-over-year) vs. $138.835 billion esti...

May 18, 2022
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Consequences of a Strong USD

The USD has been on a tear recently as inflation has engulfed the world economy. The USD, which has traditionally been a strong currency and haven for investors during times of volatility, has performed exceptionally well. The currency is attractive ...

May 17, 2022
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Bitcoin (BTC) Cycles.

The Crypto market cap at the time of writing is sitting at $1.46 Trillion, down by just under 5% over the last day, according to CoinMarketCap data. Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading between $34,562 on Monday to a low of $26,258 USD today. That is a dro...

May 16, 2022
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Terra Luna and its collapse

If you follow my articles, you will see that from time to time, I delved into areas that are not directly link to trading CFDs, this is because I have a variety of topics within finance that I have a passion for and acquiring more knowledge (not matt...

May 16, 2022
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Beyond Meat posts disappointing Q1 results – the stock is falling

Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) reported its first quarter financial results after the closing bell in the US on Wednesday. The US plant-based meat producer reported revenue that fell short of analyst estimates at $109.455 million (up by 1.2% year-over-ye...

May 12, 2022
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Walt Disney earnings fall short of estimates

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) reported the latest financial results for its second fiscal quarter on Wednesday. World’s largest entertainment company reported revenue of $19.249 billion (an increase of 23% year-over-year) for the quarter vs. $20...

May 12, 2022
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How to trade the Volatility Contraction Pattern

The Volatility Contraction Pattern, (VCP) is a famous trading pattern identified and dissected by Market Wizard, Mark Minervini. The premise of the pattern is that stocks in long term up trends will pause and consolidate as some holders exit their po...

May 11, 2022
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How to find stocks to trade?

Identifying Trade Opportunities Having a successful trading system requires a mix of different cogs working together in harmony to achieve successful outcomes. At the very beginning of this system is identifying companies, commodities, or currency...

May 10, 2022
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Cigna tops Wall Street expectations in Q1

Cigna Corp. (C) reported its Q1 financial results before the market open in the US on Friday. The American insurance company reported revenue of $44.108 billion in Q1, above the analyst estimate of $43.391 billion. Earnings per share reported a...

May 9, 2022
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Under Armour under performs – the stock tumbles

Under Armour Inc. (UAA) reported its latest financial results Q1 on Friday. The US sportswear equipment company fell short of analyst estimates for the quarter, sending the stock in free fall. Revenue reported at $1.301 billion vs. $1.319 billion ...

May 9, 2022
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Macquarie Group banks 50% increase in profit

Australian bank, Macquarie has announced a strong uptick in earnings for the year. The company banked an impressive $4.706 Billion in profit which was an increase of 56% on 3,015 Billion for the FY21. Net profit was also up by 30% on 1H22. The compan...

May 6, 2022
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Is the Japanese Yen, JPY at risk?

The Japanese Yen, Japan’s currency, has long been classed in the safe haven category along with the USD and Gold. A currency that even in times of extreme pressure in the world economies, has been able to hold its price somewhat, compared to ot...

May 6, 2022
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Preview: Non-Farm Payroll Announcement

It’s the beginning of a new month which means that the Non-Farm Payroll figures will be released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The latest US jobs data for April will be released at 1:30pm London time on Friday. Why is the announcement im...

May 6, 2022
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