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5 tips to maintain investing and trading discipline

Maintaining trading discipline in anything is hard. This is especially true in trading and investing so we’ve produced these 5 handy tips to help get you there.

Bonds   Macro  

ECB Preview & Peloton earnings

Today's big event is the  ECB meeting but there’s also weekly jobless claims and oil inventories data as well as earnings from Oracle and Peloton.

Forex   FX Options   Macro

British pound slides on Brexit risk but investors are bullish

The British pound has dropped to its lowest against the dollar in a month on renewed fears of a no deal Brexit.

Forex   CFDs  

Wall Street returns, Eurozone GDP & Slack earnings

So looking at this day ahead in markets, I’ll be watching the reopening of Wall Street after a 3-day weekend, Germany trade data, Eurozone GDP as well as earnings from Slack and Lululemon.

Stocks   Technology

What to do when megacap tech is out of favour

If we assume that mega cap tech is now out of favour following Thursday’s big decline, either the shares continue to fall or go sideways, where else could funds travel?


Amazon next for a stock split ?

The flavour of the day in these unusual times is pushing up stocks like Apple and Tesla after they announced a stock split. Is Amazon next in line?

Stocks   Technology

Zoom & lasting demand for video conferencing

Zoom stock rocketing over 40% the day after reporting Q2 earnings probably demonstrates both excess speculation and long-term demand for video conferencing.

Stocks   Forex  

Best August since '84, the RBA & Zoom earnings

Today will be all about whether equity markets can sustain the positive momentum after the best August in years and yesterday’s Apple and Tesla stock splits.

Stocks   Technology

Hydrogen over-hyped ?

The share prices of hydrogen fuel companies are flying higher than a hot-air balloon. But they might be about to fall out of the sky like they have in the past.

Top 10 Rookie Trader Mistakes from a former Star Hedge Fund Manager

In a recent note, DataTrek's Nicholas Colas, a former portfolio manager at Hedge Fund SAC, shared what he sees as the Top 10 “rookie” trader mistakes investors need to avoid. In this blog we attempt to summarize his main thoughts.

ETFs   CFDs  

How to trade Cannabis shares CFDs

CFDs are a financial product used to speculate on the price movement of cannabis shares or a cannabis index.


China & US retail sales & Rosneft, Macau casinos

In the day ahead China and the United States release retail sales data, there is also Eurozone Q2 GDP and Russian oil giant Rosneft, Sands China and Wynn Macau report Q2 results.