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The US Dollar Milkshake Theory: A Sweet Deal for USD Bulls?

The US Dollar Milkshake Theory, in its essence, predicts a significant strengthening of the U.S. dollar against other world currencies - see why and it's potential implications!


Credit rating agencies: your complete guide

Credit rating agencies (CRAs) are a key part of fundamental analysis – and their actions can reverberate across financial markets. Learn all about what a credit rating agency does here.

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Euro analysis: EUR/USD Bulls Defend Support in the Mid-1.06s

If we see a daily close below 1.0635 support, it would open the door for another leg lower in EUR/USD...

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How to use the Sharpe ratio to calculate risk-to-reward

The Sharpe ratio is a simple method to compare the risk and reward of different portfolios. Learn the formula with only three figures.

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May 22, 2023 02:35 PM

How to calculate the Treynor ratio

The Treynor ratio is one way to judge the risk-to-reward ratios of portfolios, especially those with less exposure to volatility.

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May 22, 2023 02:26 PM

How to use the CAPE ratio to judge stock valuations

The CAPE ratio, also known as the P/E 10 or Shiller PE ratio, is a twist on the price-to-earnings ratio used to predict whether a market is over or undervalued.

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May 18, 2023 10:52 AM

US retail sales recap: Recession, Reschmession

The previously omnipresent calls for a 2023 recession in the US are looking more and more wrong by the day.

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Big Mac Index explained: using the Big Mac Index in trading

The Big Mac Index is a common measure of exchange rates, but can it be used to make trading decisions? Find out what the Big Mac Index is and how it works.

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February 2, 2023 04:00 AM

Understanding the price-to-earnings ratio: What is P/E and how can you use it?

The P/E ratio is one of the most popular metrics that’s used to determine the value of a stock. Find out how to use the price-to-earnings ratio in your trading and investment strategy, and what makes a good P/E ratio.

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How GDP affects forex trading

GDP releases are crucial events on the forex trading calendar, measuring the percentage change in the economic output of a country. New GDP rates are highly anticipated by forex traders because of what they mean for the country’s economy and what policies central banks and government may enact in response.

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January 6, 2023 10:42 AM
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How to trade soybean prices online

Soybeans are one of the most-traded commodity markets after oil and natural gas. This makes soybean futures liquid but also volatile. Learn more about how to trade soybeans and what moves their price.

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November 7, 2022 04:00 AM
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EBITDA: what is it and how do you calculate EBITDA?

EBITDA is a metric that’s used by investors to get insights into the profitability of a company. Discover what EBITDA stands for and how the different EBITDA formulas are used.

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Guide to the 531 forex trading strategy

The 5-3-1 trading strategy is a guide for currency traders that helps you lock in the basics of your trading plan including which forex pairs to trade and the best time to trade.

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How a forex trading journal can strengthen your trades

Trading journals are crucial for implementing your trading strategies effectively. Learn how to start one and what you should be tracking with it in this guide.

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How to create a forex trading journal

Trading journals are crucial for implementing your trading strategies effectively. Learn how to start one and what you should be tracking with it in this guide.

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A Guide to the Gearing Ratio: What is it and how to Calculate

A gearing ratio is a key financial ratio that tells us how a company manages its debt and how well it’s performing. Let’s take a look at the different ways to calculate gearing ratios and what a good gearing level is.

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Forex and interest rates: how do rate hikes and cuts impact currencies?

Interest rates are an important driver for forex markets so it’s important that traders understand the effects of hikes and cuts on currencies. Let’s look at how interest rates affect currencies and a popular forex interest rate trading strategy.

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Introduction to financial ratio analysis

Financial analysis ratios are used to assess a company’s health and future outlook, which investors, traders and analysts will use to make buy and sell decisions. Take a look at some of the most important financial ratios used in stock analysis.

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April 29, 2022 06:50 AM
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How supply and demand impact financial markets

Supply and demand are the fundamental building blocks of any market – they define what makes markets move and the relationship between buyers and sellers. Discover exactly what supply and demand are, and how they influence financial markets.

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Is the January Effect real? | Everything you need to know

The January Effect is a trend where stock prices rise in January following an end-of-the-year sell-off. The true cause of the effect is still up for debate, but there are several popular theories.

Claire’s IPO: Everything you need to know about Claire’s

Popular teen retailer Claire’s Accessories has filed for an IPO just three years after it announced its bankruptcy. Discover everything you need to know about the Claire’s listing.

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Polestar SPAC: Everything you need to know about Polestar stock

Polestar went public on the Nasdaq via SPAC merger, raising $890 million. Find out everything we know about the company ahead of its listing.

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PureGym IPO: Everything you need to know about PureGym

As lockdown lifts and gyms see a boost to business again, PureGym fitness centre has started to explore a potential IPO. Discover everything we know about the listing and the company’s recent performance.

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September 30, 2021 06:13 AM