Market Insights


An Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis

In this knowledge blog post, we discuss what is the purpose of financial statement analysis and the 5 key questions to be asked when it comes to assessing a firm’s operations. We also address briefly the limitations of financial ratios ...

The advantages and disadvantages of CFD trading

Contracts for Difference (CFDs) are derivatives that enable traders to speculate on financial markets without taking ownership of the underlying asset.

ForexTechnical Analysis

An Introduction to Forex Signals

New forex traders often use trade signals, often based on technical analysis to help them determine the best time to buy or sell a specific pair.

Client sentiment tool (good data) vs. Cambridge Analytica (bad data)

Client sentiment collects the aggregate position of traders and displays the short and long positions as a percentage of the total.


EUR/USD Fundamentals (part 1: Treasury-Bund yield spread)

The EUR/USD is the most traded currency pair in the forex market, and the most liquid asset in the world - so it pays to understand its fundamentals.

11 August 2020

Tencent earnings & UK GDP to crash 20%

Things to look out for in this day ahead are earnings from Tencent, Cisco and Lift - as well as the RBNZ rate decision, UK second quarter GDP and US CPI.

10 August 2020

Biden's VP Pick, UK unemployment & SoftBank earnings

In the day ahead I’m looking out for are UK unemployment and German ZEW data, earnings from Softbank as well as who Joe Biden picks as his VP running mate.

6 August 2020

US jobs report & summer recess

Today is all about the US jobs report (non-farm payrolls) - but it’s also the last chance for Congress to agree a stimulus bill before their Summer recess.

3 August 2020

Disney & BP Q2 Earnings

Disney and BP are expected to report huge earnings declines in Q2 thanks to the pandemic. Popular COVID stock Royal Caribbean Cruises also reports.


Tesla qualifies for S&P 500

Tesla just made a fourth consecutive quarterly profit, which means the stock now technically qualifies for the S&P 500 index.


Fintech is Thriving in the Pandemic

The pandemic is accelerating the disruption new technology savvy companies are causing within the financial industry. 


How do Financial Markets Work?

The five important elements to understand how financial markets work are market structure, market participants, liquidity, pricing and the spread.


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Oil turn to gains ahead of API's report #WTI #trading #commo

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