Monthly Archives: September 2016

Bullet Report: BoE keeps rates unchanged, US data in Focus today

Share This: Today’s calendar attributes numerous vital United States data consisting of CPI Inflation as well as Consumer Self-confidence for September. Yesterday’s data from the US (Retail Sales) was weaker than expected which contributed to issues concerning the FED not raising prices this year whatsoever. Financial markets are now pricing a 10% chance of a price trek on… Read More »

Trader Fact Files – William Delbert Gann

Share This: More popularly known as WD Gann for the development of technical analysis tools known as Gann Angles, William Delbert Gann created these market forecasting methods based on principles of geometry, ancient mathematics, astronomy, and astrology. Simply put, these Gann Angles are calculated using the derivative of a particular line on a chart, with each angle dividing… Read More »

Bullet Report: BoE and SnB in Focus today. US Retail Sales in focus

Share This: There are several market moving events in the calendar today, including 2 Central Bank Rate Decisions and US Retail Sales. Bank of England is widely expected to keep the rates unchanged along along with its stimulus package set at 435billion GBP. The Swiss National Bank is likewise expected to keep their policy unchanged at -0.75%. US… Read More »

Helicopter Money Q&A

Share This: After years of massive economic stimulus, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) could become the first central bank to adopt “helicopter money” in an attempt to jolt the economy out of stagnation. This highly unconventional policy approach has drawn the ire of many in the market community. In this Q&A we explore why this might be the… Read More »

Bullet Report: Markets Could Crash Further According to this Index

Share This: After a relatively calm start to the week, volatility has actually returned to the market. Most action is seen in Stock markets, along with the global selloff sparking concerns. Yesterday was the 5th consecutive day of decline s in stock markets and the SP500 has actually touched a 2-month low.   Currencies: USD/JPY rallied to 103.20, despite… Read More »

5 Reasons to Try the easyMarkets Platform

Share This: Mercedes Pantazi, Customer Support Manager, easyMarkets Choosing the right financial broker can be a daunting task, especially for brand-new and inexperienced traders who aren’t familiar with the market. Over the past 13 years, the Cyprus-based easyMarkets has actually emerged as a premier platform for both brand-new and experienced traders looking for reliability, ease of use and… Read More »

Hot Topic – Fed Rate Hike for September?

Share This: Here’s how the markets are responding • Major global indices are taking a hit following the selloff of US stocks. • In Asia, the Nikkei fell 1.5%, the Hang Seng dropped 2.5% and the Shanghai SSE is down 1.6%. • US stocks dropped 2.5% on Friday – the biggest decline we’ve seen since the Brexit referendum.… Read More »

ECB maintains interest rate at record low levels

Share This: European Central Bank (ECB) kept Eurozone’s interest rates at the same levels, but reiterated its readiness to react in the near future and called for national economies within the bloc to step up their efforts to assist growth. Given suggestions that the UK’s recent referendum result to exit the European Union is not having such a… Read More »