Patrick Foot

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Patrick Foot

Financial Writer

Patrick is a financial writer for City Index and He covers stocks, forex, indices, technical analysis and a lot of our educational content. Patrick has been writing about the financial markets for over ten years, with articles in Forbes, Coinbase, Seeking Alpha, The Street and more. If you’re looking to learn all you need to know about an indicator, pattern, market or asset class, his pieces are a great place to start.


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Trading a rising or falling wedge pattern

The rising and falling wedge patterns can provide useful signals of upcoming price action, if you know how to trade them. Find out everything you need to know about wedges.

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Gaming stocks 2022: Your guide to the top video game stocks

After a stellar few years, the video game industry looks set for a slowdown. But which gaming stocks might outperform the sector? Find out here.

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How to trade the flag pattern

Bear and bull flag patterns are two common motifs that can predict the continuation of a trend. Learn all about them here – including how to trade flags, and how flags differ to pennants.

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What are the best technical indicators?

The best technical indicators can offer a huge boost to your trading, helping you identify trends, outline key levels and predict price action. But which indicators should you use as part of your trading toolkit? Find out here.

Forex scalping strategy: How to start scalping forex

Interested in scalping forex? Learn everything you need to know to get started here, including the best forex scalping strategy, how to trade profitably and which scalping indicators to use.

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July 13, 2022 01:46 PM
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Forex correlation: how do currencies align with other assets?

How do forex pairs interact with each other – and with other asset classes such as commodities and equities? Find out in this piece.

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June 24, 2022 09:42 AM
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What is a fragmented market?

A fragmented market is a sector that has no single clear leader – instead, lots of players fight out for supremacy. Learn all about fragmented markets, and whether they present trading opportunities, here.

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June 20, 2022 02:02 PM

Should traders be worried about the ECB and fragmentation risk?

Rising interest rates and the end of bond buying from the European Central Bank (ECB) have led to concerns over fragmentation risk across the single currency bloc. Read on for an explanation of what fragmentation risk is – and what trading opportunities it may bring.

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June 16, 2022 11:19 AM
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Day trading forex: Everything you need to know

Day trading is a short-term trading strategy and involves making trades over the course of a few minutes to a few hours. Here, we look at what day trading is and how it can be applied to forex.

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June 15, 2022 10:39 AM
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What is a reverse split?

A reverse split is the process whereby a listed company reduces the amount of its tradable stock. If you’re an investor or stock trader, it’s essential to know what’s involved and how a share price can be affected. Read on to find out more.

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May 26, 2022 10:37 AM
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What is the US Dollar Index and how can you trade it?

The US Dollar Index is widely used as a measure of sentiment toward the US dollar. Discover what the Dollar Index is, which currencies are in the basket and how you can use it to inform your forex trades.

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May 17, 2022 03:58 PM