Fawad Razaqzada

Fawad Razaqzada

Fawad Razaqzada

Market Analyst

Expertise: Macroeconomics, Technical Analysis, Price Action, Trade Education

Trading Style: Swing


Experience:

• 12+ years trading and analysis experience covering the forex, indices, commodities and cryptos

• Hundreds of educational webinars, live sessions and videos, and countless written content

• In my analysis, I also provide trade insights and trading education

• Regularly quoted in major financial publications, such as Reuters, MarketWatch and Bloomberg

• Voted to be among the top 10 most read contributors and helped FOREX.com become winners of best sell-side analysis contributor at FX Street Best Awards on several occasions.


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Nasdaq analysis: Nvidia-fuelled tech rally pauses, but what now?

Nvidia topped $2 trillion valuation in first for chipmakers, but rally lost steam Friday. Magnificent 7 stocks’ charts point to caution as we look ahead to the new week. The Nasdaq chart point to bullish caution.

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February 24, 2024 09:00 PM
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USD/JPY analysis: Forex Friday – February 23, 2024

The US dollar remains fundamentally supported, especially against lower-yielding JPY, although it has not been doing so great lately against other major currencies thanks to the positive risk appetite, with US equity markets surging to record highs. The week ahead features the RBNZ rate decision, as well as US GDP and Core PCE among other highlights.

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February 23, 2024 07:30 AM
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Gold analysis: Rising yields could send metal below $2,000 again

The opportunity cost of holding gold rises with bond yields on the rise on stronger and amid a racier US equity market. Gold technical analysis suggests a potential break below $2015 could initiate renewed selling pressure

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February 22, 2024 12:47 PM
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EUR/USD analysis: Dollar weakness could be temporary

Eurozone PMIs mixed as focus turns to US data. The dollar weakness is not fundamentally justified, though, which means the EUR/USD may weaken again. EUR/USD technical analysis: 1.0890-1.0900 is key resistance

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February 22, 2024 05:45 AM
Energy

Crude oil analysis – February 21, 2024

Technical levels and factors on Brent discussed in this article, ahead of the publication of global PMIs and crude inventories data, which could provide catalyst for a potential breakout.

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February 21, 2024 10:30 AM
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FTSE analysis: Disparity between UK and European stocks grows larger

HSBC and Glencore shares drop on disappointing earnings, although the overall positive appetite for global stocks and China’s latest efforts to shore up its stock market keeps the FTSE’s downside limited, as attention turns to the upcoming earnings results from Nvidia after the close.

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February 21, 2024 08:00 AM
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Gold analysis: Short-term outlook remains murky despite bounce

Given that the odds of rate cuts have been trimmed by hotter inflation data last week, this is increasing the opportunity cost of holding gold over bonds. Therefore, the short-term gains could evaporate soon. Gold is more likely to hit new records closer to time of rate cuts, though.

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DAX outlook: German index aims to reach new highs

What has driven the German index to record highs and can the rally persist? US investors are back, with Nvidia earnings coming into focus this week. DAX technical analysis shows index is testing key support.

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February 20, 2024 06:00 AM
Energy

Crude oil outlook: WTI could reach $80

Factors that oil investors will be focusing on this week are discussed in this article, but in short, the risks remained skewed to upside despite despite choppy recent price action.

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February 19, 2024 10:30 AM
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USD/CAD analysis: Currency Pair of the Week – February 19, 2024

The USD/CAD will be among the busier of major currency pairs in what will likely be relatively quieter week, at least in so far as macro data is concerned. Given the closure of US markets for Presidents' Day and the majority of major data releases already published in preceding weeks, the week ahead will present few noteworthy macroeconomic highlights, aside from a select few.

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DAX analysis: How long will the rally continue?

The German index hit another record high on Friday, but the risk of a potential correction in tech sector is increasing. For now, the DAX continues to point higher, which means the bears must continue to wait for the right signal.

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February 18, 2024 05:00 AM