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Avoid the FOUR traps following a major trading capital drawdown
August 27, 2019

 There are few long-term successful traders that at some stage have not suffered a major capital drawdown on their account at some stage. For whatever the reason the major factor as to whether you continue and get back to “winning ways”...

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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 g...

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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  @DeeptaGOMarketsDuring 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  @DeeptaGOMarketsThe Main Headlines of the RBA August Statement By Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy DecisionThe 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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Apple Reports Third Quarter Results
July 31, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Apple Reports Third Quarter Results Apple announced its financial results for the June quarter after the closing bell on Tuesday. The Company reported revenue of $53.8 billion, which represents a 1% increase fro...

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The “Dovish” or “Hawkish” Rate Cut
July 31, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A “Dovish” or “Hawkish” Rate Cut The Federal Reserve (Fed) is poised for its first-rate cut in a decade-long of economic expansion. Trade protectionism and a slowing world economy are the two primary fac...

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Record-Highs in the Stock Market
July 26, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Record-Highs in the Stock Market Global Stock Market Record HighsAmid geopolitical tensions, mixed earnings report and less-dovish central banks, this week, we still saw some more record highs in the stock ...

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Tesla Second Quarter 2019 Update
July 25, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Tesla Second Quarter 2019 Update Tesla, the electric car maker, reported its second-quarter earnings on Wednesday in late US trading hours. Despite record production and deliveries, Tesla missed revenue estimate...

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