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The Truth About Leverage And What It Means For You
4 months ago

Everyone has heard of ESMA, but do you understand what it is, and how it impacts you? ESMA stands for the European Securities and Markets Authority. They have now decided to change the leverage restrictions for non-pr...
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Market Recap: Asian Equities Trade Mixed As It Looks Like Trump May Come After Japan
4 months ago

Once again it was a mixed session in the States with the Dow the only index closing in the black. Tech stocks once again struggled as the Nasdaq fell 0.91%. Over in the Asia Pac area, it was much of the same, the Shangha...
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Market Recap: Trump Still Not Ready To Deal With China Issues
4 months ago

Indices in the US closed mixed yesterday with the Dow trading higher by 0.09% and the underperforming Nasdaq losing 1.19% of its value as tech stocks struggled. In the Asia Pacific area, it was a sea of red overnigh...
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Market Recap: Equities Trade In The Red And Brexit Sentiment Turns Sour
4 months ago

Equities in the US traded in the red yesterday with the Nasdaq down the most (-0.23%). The Asia Pacific area followed suit with the Nikkei falling 0.44%. ASX -1% and the Shanghai Comp. -1.17%. There were some interesting...
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Market Recap: Equities Traded Mixed Overnight And The US Dollar Firms As Trade Tensions Intensify
4 months ago

Shares in the Asia Pacific region traded mixed yesterday as the ASX (-0.28%) and the Nikkei (-0.10%) closed lower, while the Shanghai Comp. rose 1.11%. The US bourses were closed due to a public holiday and there were re...
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Market Recap: Risk Sentiment In Asia Remains Negative As Stocks Sell Off
4 months ago

Over in the Asia Pac are there was a sea of red overnight, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.59% of its value, ASX -0.15% and the Shanghai Comp. -0.11%. We could see a quiet afternoon as it is Labour Day in the US and markets a...
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Gold Long Term Vs. Short Term
4 months ago

The Gold weekly chart looks to be suggesting the potential for a consolidation area. A few weeks ago, commodities traders were panicking about the break of the $1200/oz area and wondered if the trend would ever end. Since hit...
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Market Recap: New Chinese Trade Tariffs Set To Be Added
4 months ago

US indices closed in the red yesterday as Donald Trump does not seem to be backing down on additional tariffs for China. The Dow was hit the hardest falling just over half a percent, in the Asia Pac area it was much of t...
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Market Recap: Trump Blames China For Stalling North Korea Talks
4 months ago

Strong session an Wall St. yesterday as the Nasdaq gained just under 1%. No such luck in the Asia Pacific area as the ASX (-0.01%) and the Shanghai Comp. (-0.86%) both closed lower and the only one to finish in the black...
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WTI Rises As DoE's Produce Draw
4 months ago

Spot WTI trades over 1% higher on the session now as the latest figures from the DoE produced a draw of -2.566M vs the expected -0.686M. Yesterday the API inventory levels depressed the price of oil after a build was rec...
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Market Recap: Brexit Deadline Pushed Back And New Fed Vice Chair Chosen
4 months ago

US equities closed just above flat yesterday with the Nasdaq outperforming up 0.15%. In the Asia Pacific area, it was pretty mixed the ASX closed 0.75% higher, while the Nikkei moved up 0.18% and the Shanghai Comp. was t...
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Copper Trade Deals Still In Balance
4 months ago

Copper price action has turned positive recently as hope returns of a trade deal between China and the US improve. Over the long weekend, Mexico and America managed to work out a deal although it greatly benefitted the US. Th...
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