Do the Italian Elections pose a risk to the EZ recovery and affected assets?

Sunday the 4th March is the day of the 2018 Italian parliamentary elections, and this has been a highly anticipated event. We’re going to discuss the various outcomes and their probabilities, but first we’re going to talk about the current market sentiment.


Is the market’s fixation on Bonds justified?

Global bond markets had been in a bull market for around 2 decades, having had arguably their best run in history. This has been a prolonged and strong trend, which at times looked unstoppable.

The S&P may have peaked near term, but what does it say about the US Dollar?

The S&P 500 and global stock markets may have found a near term peak, but how does that matter when trading the Forex market? Or more specifically, the US Dollar?

Shorting the US Dollar in 2017 was the trade, what about 2018?

If you have been a normal listener to our daily webinars, you know on inauguration day of Donald Trump, we were looking for shorts in the US Dollar for many reasons (a couple listed below) and it was almost a one way trade most of 2017.

EW Video: USD Can Make A New Turn In 2018

Good day traders! Following Christmas and New Year holidays we have seen a new bout of dollar weakness across the board which may not be over yet based on recent price developments.

2018 – The Year Ahead

2018 is nearly upon us and the past year was certainly full of interesting events. Potentially dangerous political events in the EU – such as the French & German elections and the Catalan independence referendum – were safely navigated.

Bitcoin, the future or just a gamble? (2)

This week we saw Bitcoin breach the $10,000 mark and continue in a near-vertical ascent that has some people scratching their heads and others celebrating their incredible gains.

Do USDJPY & the Nikkei tell a different story?

Over the last couple months as a Japanese investor, the moves have been nothing less of extraordinary. Since the end of August to a couple weeks ago, the rally of 22% was unprecedented as the market took cues from the other global equity markets hitting all-time highs in many cases (US, German, etc.) and the […]

Will the Pound Fall Off a Cliff?

Cable is making a nice drop from the 1.3650 September high which can prove to be the start of a new bearish trend if we consider that the move higher from January of this year is most probably an ending diagonal.

EUR Pairs Heavy or at Resistance

Ahead of Thursday’s ECB meeting and with a crisis brewing in Spanish Catalonia the EUR is trading heavy or at significant resistance in some crosses which are worth watching for bearish reversals.