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Nicolas Shamtanis

Three years after Brexit: What does the future have in store for the UK?

By , 18 Jul 2016

Economists and major research institutes are nearly unanimous in proclaiming Brexit was a bad deal for the UK.

Uncertainty, financial market turmoil and the threat of contagion are all expected to weigh on the global economy, pushing Britain to recession.


Adam Jepsen

The Risk-Reward Ratio of Trading the UK Referendum

By Adam Jepsen, 17 Jun 2016

The risk-reward ratio of trading the UK referendum is horribly skewed. Like many market events, we have been looking at how investors could trade the referendum profitably.

For short-term investors it is tempting to trade the UK referendum, the volatility is appealing. 


Vince Stanzione

Brexit is not going to happen - Here is how to make money from it

By , 10 May 2016

This month I will look at Binary Betting and how you can profit from the upcoming EU referendum vote which will be held on the 23rd June 2016. 

Before we look at this specific case let me explain binary betting which has been growing in popularity the last few years.



Nicolas Shamtanis

Who or what controls the financial system?

By , 09 May 2016

Financialization is a term that is often used to describe the growing impact of financial capitalism on the global economy since about the 1970s.

Although the relationship between finance and the broader global economy is generally understood, determining who or what controls the financial system is a much more contentious subject.


Nicolas Shamtanis

A tribute to John Gutfreund: legend of 1980s Wall Street

By , 21 Mar 2016

Very few investors were as synonymous with Wall Street in the 1980s as John Gutfreund, an American banker, businessman and investor who headed Salomon Brothers in its heyday.

The former bond trader and cigar enthusiast passed away in Manhattan on March 9, 2016 at the age of 86, leaving behind him a long legacy.


Catherine Stott

Traders are failing because they aren't putting themselves first

By Catherine Stott, 14 Mar 2016

As a mindset coach I have found more and more traders are turning to me after the recent market turbulence. One of the most common expressions I hear when working with traders is that I am a last resort. Yet by the end of our work together, we agree they are trading better than ever.

In January I published my first book, HypnoTrading, following up on my contributions to Bullbearings about trading psychology last year. Let me share some of the major messages from the book.


Christopher Beauchamp

Scepticism to drive markets higher

By , 10 Mar 2016

Since mid-February, markets have enjoyed one of the most spectacular rallies in recent memory. 

However, there may well be more to come, given overriding investor caution. 


Nicolas Shamtanis

Cool features of MT4 you didn't know about

By , 14 Dec 2015

Regardless of how long you have been using MetaTrader 4 there is almost certainly something new to learn every time.

This incredible piece of software has so many cool features, many of which are overlooked by the majority of traders, so today we are going to look at a few features that you probably didn't know about.


Traders' Magazine

Using volume to detect short-term countertrend ETF trading opportunities

By Traders' Magazine, 10 Dec 2015

Algorithmic systems trading is taking off for individual investors (see box below). But while all systems use price as a deciding factor, writes trading systems developer Perry Kaufman, volume rarely enters into the decision except when selecting the most liquid equities or futures contacts.

Yet volume offers valuable information on how the buyers and sellers are acting, the potential for diversification, and at the minimum, another piece of the puzzle.


Traders' Magazine

Trading seasonalities - cocoa and cotton with seasonal signals

By Traders' Magazine, 03 Dec 2015

In this part of our series of seasonal trading ideas we introduce two commodity futures that can be traded at Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).

Both futures could increase considerably in November after forming a bottom – both can also be traded with CFDs or options.


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City News

Commodities: Increasing supply of oil weighs heavy on the market

Sun, 23rd Jul - * (ShareCast News) - An over supply of crude from Nigeria and Libya of approximately 1m barrels per day weighed heavily on the oil market on Friday with September contracts for both WTI crude and Brent crude down 2.28% and 2.29% respectively.

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