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How to Buy US Dollars

The US dollar has risen to its strongest level for two decades thanks in part to safe-haven inflows amid geopolitical tensions and fears of rate hikes from the Fed. Discover the different opportunities with the US dollar.

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May 6, 2022 08:00 AM
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Gold outlook 2022: Will precious metals get back on track after a lacklustre 2021?

There are sufficient tailwinds in the global economy and the possibility of further geopolitical tensions to give gold support, but not necessarily drive prices higher...

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December 16, 2021 09:54 AM
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The impact of market volatility on performance for retail traders

Do traders perform better when markets are moving, or when they’re calm? We studied over 10,000 retail traders to uncover any trends when volatility was high – and when it wasn’t.

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December 8, 2021 05:30 AM
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European Open: The FTSE’s Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The FTSE 100 held above key support yet its apparent rebound lacked enthusiasm below key resistance. And until they break, range-trading strategies may be preferable.

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July 20, 2021 08:31 PM

How to trade the bullish engulfing pattern

Bullish engulfing patterns can offer precious insight into a possible new uptrend. Let’s examine what engulfing patterns are, and how they work – including how to trade both the bullish and bearish variants.

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July 20, 2021 06:31 AM
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European Open: Is The Sell-Off Losing Steam or Just Pausing For Breath?

Whilst risk assets remained under pressure, there are signs that the risk-off tone has softened as bearish volatility remains on the low side.

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July 19, 2021 09:01 PM

European Open: Futures Point Lower, Gold Clings to Trend Support

The bearish sentiment on Wall Street last week has spilled over to Asian trade, with the majority of equity indices trading in the red.

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July 18, 2021 08:23 PM
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European Open: RBNZ Halts Stimulus, UK CPI, BOC and Powell Testimony in Focus

The Kiwi Dollar was the star of the session after RBNZ vowed to halt its LSAP programme in two weeks. Now we find out if BOC will follow suit whilst Powell’s testifies to congress.

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How to trade the three white soldiers pattern

To technical traders, the three white soldiers is a strong sign of an impending bullish reversal. Let’s take a closer look at how the pattern works, and how to trade it – as well as examining its bearish counterpart, the three black crows.

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European Open: GBP/USD Probes 1.3900, US Inflation in Focus

Today’s inflation report could easily decide which side of 1.3900 GBP/USD closes on today but, beyond that, we see the potential for a new trend to develop.

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European Open: Asian Equities Extend Rally, GBP/AUD Hits 3-Month High

With traders their most bearish on AUD futures in a year and the UK still on track to ease lockdown restrictions, GBP/AUD may be able to extend gains from its 3-month high.

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July 11, 2021 08:10 PM