Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Week in Review

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The mood in the city is currently mixed. Last week it seemed that stocks were in short supply and the buyers were plentiful. The S&P hit new highs and we saw good gains in the DAX and FTSE. There has however been conflicting data this week out of the US with house prices falling but…

Majors consolidated ahead of important events, is a breakout imminent?

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Any noteworthy volatility was absent during the first trading day of the week and the major currency pairs we discuss every day consolidated around the same levels they closed last week. With only Euro-related releases yesterday and with figures coming in as expected there was little to change the current outlook. The Euro remained well…

London Investor Show FOREX draws a big crowd at Olympia

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Last Friday saw a huge crowd of UK forex traders attend the London Investor Shopw FOREX at Olympia.  Sponsored by OANDA, the show had several conference theatres, with workshops and seminars ranging from Forex 101, Robotic Trading, the Fundamentals of Forex and more.  Eager traders were also treated to special live trading challenge between well…

What will the central banks’ minutes reveal about the global economies?

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Mixed performances from the major currencies yesterday in a day with a number of important events. Market participants were back in force after the slow start of the week on Monday and we saw volatility picking up after the various releases.The Euro was higher reaching 1.3770 even though the ZEW Survey came in less optimistic…

Steve Ruffley to speak at IX Investor

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We are delighted to announce that Steve Ruffley will be making live appearances at IX Investor at the Barbican on 27th June 2014.  Having spent nearly a decade in the markets and not only traded but risk managed and coached some of the biggest traders in the city, there is no aspect of trading he…