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All Eyes on Jackson Hole Economic Symposium
August 22, 2019

All Eyes on Jackson Hole Economic Symposium The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium is sponsored by the Federal Reserve of Kansas City and is annually held in Wyoming. It is an exclusive central bank conference which fosters open discussions on...

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Accumulating into a Profitable Trading Position: A System Checklist
August 21, 2019

Position accumulation is to increase exposure to a currency pair, by adding a second (or more) position in the same trading direction. Although on the surface the opportunity to increase potential return is attractive, there are also risks that MUST ...

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8 attributes of trading as a business rather than as a hobby – A checklist
August 20, 2019

  Many traders recognise the positive nature of the theoretical philosophy of treating your trading as you would a business, and yet the majority are unsure about what this may mean in practical terms and fail to move beyond the “hobby trad...

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“Digital Gold” – New Safe-Haven Asset?
August 8, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets During times of market turbulence, investors usually seek safety with safe-havens. Wall Street’s fear gauge indicator, the CBOE Volatility Index jumped by nearly 40% at the start of the week on fears of heigh...

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Two Advanced Position Sizing Techniques to Consider in Your Trading
August 8, 2019

Irrespective of what vehicle you are choosing to trade (Forex, CFDs, share CFDs), position sizing is a crucial part of your trading risk management. It is position sizing, along with effective exit strategies, that have an undoubted major impact ...

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RBA August Statement
August 6, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Main Headlines of the RBA August Statement By Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision The Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.00 per cent. The outlook for the global eco...

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Did China Retaliate with a Currency War?
August 5, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A Currency War Did China retaliate with a Currency War? Monday kicked-off with a bang with plenty of big moves in the financial markets. A risk-off sentiment prevails in the markets as dark clouds of trade tari...

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Risk management quick news alert – Trump to take aim at Europe
August 2, 2019

  After taking Chinese trade wars to a new level yesterday afternoon in the US and sending equity, Fx and commodity markets into a price movement frenzy, it is reported from numerous news sources that the Whitehouse has posted that the Pr...

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When good economic news is bad news?
August 2, 2019

  Market response to any specific economic data release is far from standard even if actual numbers differ greatly from consensus expectations. Rather the market response is based on context of the current economic situation. This week’s...

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Dissecting the FOMC Statement
August 1, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Dissecting the FOMC Statement The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates overnight by 25 basis points, taking the US Federal Funds rate to 2.25%. The rate cut was mostly seen as a hawkish one. In the press confer...

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