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(ShareCast News) - Anglo American was under pressure after HSBC downgraded the stock to 'reduce' from 'hold' and slashed the price target to 410p from 770p as it pointed to the miner's precarious cash flow situation.
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(ShareCast News) - The dollar saw mixed fortunes against major currency crosses on Wednesday, following the publication of a raft of macroeconomic data ahead of the US Thanksgiving Holiday stateside. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Three million young people will be given apprenticeship opportunities under a proposal revealed as part of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement on Wednesday. 1 hour ago
(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 rose on Wednesday with housebuilding stocks leading the way after Chancellor George Osborne announced measures to support the sector in his joint Spending Review and Autumn Statement. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - European equities rallied on Wednesday, extending earlier gains as investors shrugged off strained relations between Russia and Turkey. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - In his autumn statement to parliament on Wednesday, Chancellor George Osborne said he would continue to reduce the deficit, increase spending and make a big U-turn on tax credits, thanks to improved growth and tax forecasts. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - One of Plus500's directors made a buy into the company on Wednesday, in the same week as the trading firm was dealt a blow by gaming company Playtech. 2 hours ago
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If you are new to trading then it is likely you have been enticed by adverts or what I call the financial junk food industry. Perhaps you have been told that using some simple indicators for just a few minutes a day can lead to sustainable profits. Perhaps you have been told that you are likely to succeed.
In keeping with my belief that is important to tell people what they need to hear rather than what you may want to hear, here are 10 points that I believe every new trader needs to know. It may be brutal at times but it's absolutely necessary to have realistic ambitions when you begin trading.
If you have taken it upon yourself to try and trade forex based on the news then there are certain types of events that you may want to pay the most attention to.
So we have compiled five reguarly ocurring news events, which generally affect forex currency pairs, so you need to know about them if you really want to trade on the news.
After the dramatic events of late last year there is no doubt that the focus is back on global macroeconomics. Big picture economics, geopolitics and their effect on markets are center stage once more, with the EUR/USD forex pair caught in the middle.
As the US Federal Reserve moves towards a rate hike, the threat of a deflationary spiral in the eurozone, exacerbated by the weaker oil price, may have already persuaded the European Central Bank to move towards more quantitative easing (QE).
Apple shares have struggled to regain the highs seen at the beginning of the year. In part, this is due to the indecisive nature of stock markets this year, but it is also down to concerns that the previously stellar rate of user growth for its iPhones will slow.
Apple has ridden the tide of consumer affections well, capturing the loyalty of millions, if not billions with its iPhone and associated products. But others have been there before; firms such as Blackberry stand as a warning to those that lose the popular touch.
A large component of forex trading is all about psychology and personality. Attaining a winning personality is one way to be successful in forex trading. How do you know if you have a winning personality?
Personality in forex trading is a function of motivation and performance. A trader has to be motivated by a market situation in order to produce a reaction which will lead to performance.