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US Dollar and Gold in Tandem
January 24, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarketsWhich safe-haven to choose in 2020 – Gold or the Mighty Dollar?In times of uncertainties – be it economical, political or policy-related, investors generally seek safety with haven assets like the US...

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2020 Kicks off with US-Iran and Climate Change Crisis
January 15, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarketsThe start of the year was marred by the escalating tensions between the US and Iran while extreme weather conditions across the global triggered fierce debates about climate change.What do we know so far ab...

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3 potential reasons why forward testing a new strategy is beneficial when amending trading plan
December 27, 2019

Warning: Turn your sensitivity meter down a little. This is a no sugar-coating, tell-it-how-it-is article (but rest assured it comes from a nurturing place).All over the globe, trading gurus attempt to sell their wares (software, the ‘holy grai...

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Trend retracement or reversal? – Can volume be a useful “clue”?
December 26, 2019

  Trading Volume: General principles Many experienced traders (even those using a simple system will incorporate volume as part of their entry (common) and/or exit (less common) system.It is essential (as with any indicator) th...

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Trading plan specifics – Articulating your trail stop strategy in your plan
December 23, 2019

 We have discussed many times the importance of unambiguous, and sufficiently specific statements within your trading plan in previous articles and at the weekly “Inner Circle” webinars (for more information see the Inner Circle in the n...

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2019 in a Nutshell and the Transition to a New Decade
December 20, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarketsIf we could describe the year 2019 in one word, we believe uncertainty says it all. The world entered 2019 with a high level of ambiguity and is poised to finish the year with the same extent of uncertainties. ...

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Video: Matching trading strategy to an economic outlook
December 6, 2019

 At the recent GO Markets Daryl Guppy seminar, we had a presentation from Daryl that covered both an insightful economic outlook as well as some of his technical trading approaches.During the seminar, a question was asked about how to ma...

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OPEC Meeting: A Crucial Week for the Oil Market
December 4, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarketsThursday’s OPEC meeting will be a decisive one for the oil market. OPEC members and its allies (OPEC+) will gather on the 5th and 6th of December for the 177th meeting of the OPEC conference. This produce...

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RBA: “QE is not on our Agenda!”
November 29, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarketsThis year’s Annual Dinner of the Australian Business Economists was probably the most important event before the year ends. In a year that saw the RBA cutting interest rates three times, the speech around...

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US share or option trader: Managing currency risk?
November 26, 2019

 Many traders utilise shares or options amongst their investment strategies either for income or capital growth. One key factor that such traders may consider in their choice of specific markets to trade is liquidity, with a higher trad...

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The World’s Biggest IPO: Saudi Aramco
November 21, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarketsWhat do we know about the state-owned oil giant - Saudi Aramco?World’s largest company World’s biggest state-owned oil and gas companies World’s cheapest oil producer A leader in oil pr...

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The Stochastic as an Alternative to RSI (Relative Strength Index) for Trading Decision Making
November 19, 2019

 Ideally, as traders, our aim is often to identify potential entries at the start of a new trend (so “first in the queue”) and exit at the end of that trend. Of course, we often will identify a price move where a trend may already be...

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10 Ways to Manage Your Trading Psychology – a Blueprint for Development
November 14, 2019

Experts suggest that 80% of your trading outcomes can be attributed to your behavioural and psychological interactions with the market.It is your mindset that determines how well you comply with good trading, even if you are sufficiently disc...

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Is Germany on the Brink of a Technical Recession?
November 12, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Is Germany on the Brink of a Technical Recession? Europe’s largest economy and the world’s fourth-largest economy is at risk of going into a technical recession.  Such recession arises after two consecutive...

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6 Practical Steps to Improve Trading Discipline: #3 Create the motivation to consider change
November 6, 2019

 In our previous articles we introduced the SIX steps to improving your trading discipline, offered some guidance on developing “awareness” and explored how to prioritise the trading discipline areas. If you haven’t yet read these arti...

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