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.

CryptocurrenciesBitcoin

Bitcoin to Dollar Currency War: The Fiat Strikes Back

Can we view what has been happening in cryptocurrency and forex markets over the past 18 months as a giant currency war between fiat and crypto? If yes, how will Bitcoin handle a new strike from the US dollar?

Futures

What are Futures? | Trading Futures Contracts 101

Are you already investing in stocks and thinking to diversify into futures trading? Or is there a commodity or index you want to buy or sell? Learn more in this introduction to futures.

MacroAsset Allocation

The Week Ahead: Fed Meeting, BOJ, SNB & Biden-Putin Summit

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on June 14, 2021.  

StocksTechnologyTaxes

Global Minimum Tax: 3 Reasons to Keep your FAANG Tech Stocks

2021 has been dubbed the reopening reflation year, and as such cyclical stocks have mostly outperformed big tech. Will a Global Minimum tax put a top in FAANG?

CryptocurrenciesBitcoinTether

What is Tether? | Using Stablecoins | Is USDT a Bitcoin Scam?

As the dominant stablecoin used in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading, Tether has become hugely important. Here we explain how USDT works and discuss the company’s run in with the law.

Day TradingTrading Strategy

What is Position Trading? | Positional vs Swing vs Investing Strategy

Position trading is a great alternative way to trade the markets without committing the same amount of screen time involved in day trading. How does position trading work?

ETFAsset Allocation

How to invest in trend following strategies using ETFs

Whether you're trading trend following strategies in your day trading or you’re simply looking at fresh ways to diversify your investment portfolio, managed futures ETFs are worth exploring.

Day TradingDemo Account

Moving from a Demo Account to Live Day Trading | 5 Step Guide

Making the switch from day trading on a demo account to live account is a big moment for every trader. This is an outline on how to go about it to minimise some common pitfalls.

StocksDay Trading

How to Pick the Best Day Trading Stocks

Day trading is the art of getting in and out of a stock quickly so it is important to pick stocks that are active with an opportunity to make money today.

Day TradingPaper Trading

Paper Trading: How to Practise Day Trading on a Demo Account

Paper trading is a way for those new to trading to overcome their fear of losing money because they can practise trading with fake money on a demo account.

ForexLiveWireCentral Bank

Fed minutes got us closer to a 2021 taper tantrum | Forex outlook

On a day when crypto markets were in freefall and the ECB was warning of ‘exuberance’, a third chink in the market’s armour appeared. Talk of the Fed Tapering QE in the FOMC minutes.

OptionsTesla

What is a Put Option? How 'Big Short' Michael Burry Shorted Tesla

It has been revealed that Michael Burry the investor of ‘Big Short’ fame has used put options to take a huge short position against Tesla. What are put options and how does Burry’s trade work?

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