Market Research

Stocks   options trading

A put-call ratio equal to dotcom bubble screams sell stocks! Should we listen?

The put/call ratio, a favourite contrarian indicator of options market sentiment is showing the most bullishness in 20 years. Is a big market correction coming or is this time different?

Commodities   Metals  

COVID vaccines are party-poopers for gold

Since the the news of effective COVID vaccines, the price of gold has plummeted for 3 weeks in a row to hit a 4-month low. Is this the end of the party for gold?


Tide turns for Turkish lira after interest rates yanked to 15% #USDTRY

The Turkish lira is starting to reverse a multi-year slump after the newly-installed central bank governor just hiked interest rates to a massive 15%.

Stocks   Technology

Tesla stock pops on S&P 500 index inclusion- sell the news?

A group of Tesla investors have been buying TSLA stock for months in anticipation of S&P 500 inclusion. Now it’s happened, will they unload the stock?

Forex   FX Options   Macro

Playing the reflation trade through the Kiwi dollar

The New Zealand dollar - affectionately known as the kiwi - just hit its highest level since March 2019. The currency stands to benefit from the 'reflation trade'.  

ETFs   options trading

Hedge fund repeats CDS trade that netted $2.6 billion in March

Billionaire Bill Ackman the founder of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital has put on another big trade betting against corporate credit markets. What has he done?

Asset Allocation   Index

Learn about the Gyroscopic Investing Desert Portfolio

The ‘Desert Portfolio’ hails from the Gyroscopic investing forum – and is so simple and cost-effective with a history of steady returns and minimal drawdown that it can be used by everyday investors.

Forex   Brexit

No pre-earnings delirium for Tesla - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead sees earnings from EV carmaker and options trading favourite Tesla and the UK reports inflation stats as EU/UK trade negotiations stall.

Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis: 6x charts of the week (Oct. 16)

An updated weekly analysis of the price action across stock indices, forex, cryptocurrencies and commodities.

Stocks   Technical Analysis

Why a stock goes up after earnings - and how to trade it

We lay out the four most important metrics you need to understand about a stock earnings report and then a technique for trading the stock once you know them.

Stocks   Index

Chinese stocks hit record value. How to play it with China ETFs & ADRs

Chinese markets have been on a tear. We discuss what it has to do with Joe Biden and list some examples of China stocks to trade.

Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis: 6x charts of the week

An updated weekly analysis of the price action across stock indices, forex and commodities.