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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How to trade the hammer and inverted hammer candlestick pattern

Hammer and inverted hammer candlestick patterns are a key part of technical trading, forming the building blocks of many strategies. Let's examine how to trade both types of hammer pattern.

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November 16, 2022 02:51 PM

How to trade the doji candlestick pattern

Doji might be simple candlestick patterns, but they can unlock some powerful strategies. Let’s examine how to trade the doji candlestick pattern.

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November 16, 2022 11:34 AM

What is market cap?

Market cap is a measure of a stock’s total value, calculated by multiplying outstanding shares by the current share price. Let’s examine everything you need to know about stock market caps, including the market capitalisation formula, why it’s used and more.

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November 11, 2022 12:25 PM
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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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October 25, 2022 11:24 AM

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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October 25, 2022 09:33 AM
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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.

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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 10:42 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 03:02 PM