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EUR/USD Forecast: Can PMIs Break the Bearish Trend?

For this week, Eurozone PMIs and central bank speakers will be the big focus - see the key levels to watch on EUR/USD!

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Gold Forecast: Commodity Deflation and Wall Street’s Short Positions

Read on to see how inflation and Fed policy could impact the price of commodities like gold this year!

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February 6, 2024 11:00 AM
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Dollars and Sense: The Short-Term Case for US Dollar Strength

How interest rate differentials, scarcity, and falling liquidity could work together to boost the US dollar

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February 6, 2024 09:32 AM

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Euro Forecast: EUR/USD Downtrend to Extend to New 2024 Lows?

EUR/USD’s path of least resistance remains to the downside, with potential for the selling to accelerate toward 1.0700 depending on economic data...

NZD/USD breakdown a sign soft landing euphoria may have run its course?

As a high beta play on the global economy, the NZD/USD may be signaling downside risks are growing in other cyclical assets.

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January 15, 2024 05:42 PM
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NFP Preview: USD/CAD Bounce Nears 1.3385 Resistance Ahead of Jobs Reports

The leading indicators point to a stronger-than-expected reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 175K-225K range

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Crude Oil 2024 Fundamental Outlook Preview

Crude oil production set to outpace demand next year as supply shifts further to non-OPEC+ producers

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December 30, 2023 03:46 PM
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AUD/USD: Australia’s jobs report just the tonic for RBA policy inaction

Booming jobs growth, record labour force participation and a gradual loosening of labour market conditions with the unemployment rate ticking up to 3.9%. For policymakers attempting to deliver a soft economic landing, Australia’s jobs report for November could barely have been better.

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December 13, 2023 08:19 PM
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S&P 500, China A50: A break and a bounce ahead of major event risk

In contrast to price action on the S&P 500 which is within touching distance of record highs, China’s A50 languishes at multi-year lows, hit by a sluggish domestic economy, fears about negative spillover effects from distressed property developers, along with geopolitical and regulatory risks.

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December 11, 2023 06:28 PM
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Biggest UK companies: your guide to the most-valuable British brands

The United Kingdom – and its benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100 – is home to some world-leading blue-chip businesses. But which are the biggest UK companies of all? Find out with our full list.

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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!

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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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Mid-cap stocks: should you be trading mid-cap companies?

Mid-cap stocks are often overlooked by traders, but they can be powerful additions to your portfolio. Let’s examine what mid-cap stocks are and how to trade them.

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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 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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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.

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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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.