Jasper Lawler

Jasper Lawler

Jasper Lawler has accumulated over twelve years of experience in the financial industry. He held positions as Senior Market Analyst at City of London-based CMC Markets, Client Relationship Manager at GAIN Capital and was a stockbroker for Westrock Advisors in Midtown Manhattan, New York (including during the 2008 financial crisis). His introduction to trading was as a proprietary Forex trader for FX Signs, a Hong Kong-based asset manager. Jasper has a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Lancaster University, England. He has held the FINRA Series 7 license for Financial Advisors and the National Futures Association (NFA) Series 34 license for Retail-Off Exchange Forex. He is also a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) charter holder.

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Putin’s party wins election: But has the Russian stock market topped?

The pro-Vladimir Putin ruling United Russia party has won another landslide election in Russia. But is this good news for Russian stocks, which have just doubled off their 2020 low?

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Fed meeting, Swiss National Bank & Canada election | *New Format* THE WEEK AHEAD

A preview of the news, earnings, and economic data to expect in the week ahead. This week includes the Fed meeting and Swiss National Bank rate decision as well as an election in Canada and earnings from Nike, Oracle, and Adobe.

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The unlucky iPhone 13? Apple stock looks vulnerable

Apple stock has fallen after a “boring” September product launch event that saw the release of the Apple iPhone 13. After a massive run up, have AAPL shares topped?

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China’s Evergrande Poses a Market Contagion Risk

Are the problems at Chinese property group Evergrande a risk to wider market sentiment? In other words, will there be contagion?

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The link between stubbornly high US inflation and surging commodities

US inflation data has been critical for the market outlook and what the Fed does next, perhaps none more than commodities. After a multi-month pause, are commodity prices ready to resume the early 2021 rally?

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What is the DAX 40 Stock Index? | Indices Trading 2021

Germany’s benchmark stock index the DAX is growing from 30 stocks to 40 with new stricter rules to govern the companies that qualify. See what’s happening and how it affects your index day trading.

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How to buy US stocks in Switzerland

Swiss can easily buy US stocks from Switzerland but it can be a little confusing to start - this helpful guide explains how it works and clears up any misunderstandings.

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CFDs vs Stocks: Which is Better for Trading?

Learn the differences between stocks and contracts for difference (CFDs) as well as the pros and cons for using each one for day trading.

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Candlestick Continuation Patterns | Learn these 5 for Trading Forex

The natural inclination for forex traders is to try and spot price reversals but an under-utilised skill is how to use candlestick continuation patterns to ride a trend further.

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Using Round Numbers for a Forex Swing Trading Strategy

Institutional traders and forex market makers collectively known as the ‘whales’ usually place their orders at or near round numbers. Learn how to take advantage in your trading.

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What is a Trend Line? | Top Trendline Trading Strategies

Trendlines are one of the simplest, yet most powerful tools used by traders. Read on to learn what they are, tips for drawing them and to learn three powerful trendline trading strategies.

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How to Invest in Stocks | Simple 7-Step Beginner’s Guide

It’s time to lift the veil on investing in stocks. This simple guide takes you through the simple steps you must take to invest in stocks.

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