Author: Eamonn Sheridan

I noticed this on the Finance Magnates website and thought I'd pop it up, if you are trading bitcoin etc. its useful explaining who is offering what

Cryptocurrency Brokers - the Complete Trading Guide

It's a full list of online brokers offering Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum & more - a trading cryptocurrency guide

There is a huge list of brokers here in an easy to follow format, eg:

Check out the link for the complete table

 

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Author: Forex Live
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How CFDs Can Shield You Against the Next Tech Bubble

Making a case for CFDs Many headlines have been written about the incredible rise in value of the so-called FAANG stocks listed on Nasdaq and traded as part of the S&P 500. In the last four years, the five stocks have advanced by 544 percent (Facebook), 268 percent (Amazon), 170 percent (Apple), 441 percent (Netflix), and 124 percent (Google/Alphabet) respectively.

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Author: Adam Button
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I have a rule of thumb when it comes to trading around nuclear war

With all the talk about North Korea One of two things is going to happen: - Nuclear war - This will all blow over If there's nuclear war, or even conventional war, the Korean peninsula will be in very rough shape. Possibly Japan and places beyond too. It would be an unbelievable tragedy and a major destabilizing force in markets.

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Author: Adam Button
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This Game of Thrones speech is a perfect metaphor for markets

We're in the long summer Game of Thrones is likely the most-watched television show in history. It has a huge following right around the world and even if you don't watch it, the speech makes a great point about getting ahead.

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Author: Adam Button
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Video: Four tricks to the vacation trade

Vacation isn't as easy as it sounds No one ever talks about the vacation trade. What you do before, after and during your time away can make or break your vacation. I made this video -- from Maui, Hawaii -- because I've been on both sides. It includes four rules that I have for myself whenever I take a break.

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Author: Adam Button
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Video: BitCoin isn't a real currency and why that doesn't matter if you're a trader

Don't trade BitCoin on the fundamentals, trade it based on what the other guy thinks You don't need to love or hate BitCoin to trade it. In this video, I explain why cryptocurrencies isn't a real currency and why that doesn't necessarily matter. I take a look at who is buying BitCoin and why that says more about where prices are going than the fundamentals.

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Author: Greg Michalowski
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Goldman says sell the AUDUSD. What do the charts say?

Is there a technical reason to sell? , said that the AUDUSD was a sell.  He outlines his fundamental reasons for the price decline including: Goldman's Phillip Moffitt, head of Asian Pacific fixed income

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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The 6 different elements of FX positioning and sentiment

This is from a HSBC note on the EUR I saw during the week and I though I'd pass it along for some weekend reading HSBC discussing this in the context of the EUR rally, but it also perhaps useful as a way of thinking about flows and their impacts. See what you think.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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What's your #1 trading rule?

I've heard plenty. Warren Buffet, for example, has only two, apparently: 1. Don't lose money 2. See rule 1 Huh. I ask in reference to the AUD and the Australian trade balance data.

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Author: Adam Button
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Death, taxes and retail traders making bad decisions

It's a bad day to be short EUR I don't know how reliable this data is but it has the ring of truth to it. Depressing truth but truth nonetheless. FXCM says that retail traders are short EUR/USD by a ratio of 4:1 at the moment. That means most accounts are taking an absolute beating today as the euro hits a 10-month high. They're also short every other euro cross and losing money there as well.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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Here's a quick Toby Crabel video

Toby Crabel is a legend, as is his book: Day Trading With Short Term Price Patterns and Opening Range Breakout He has won the Pinnacle Achievement Award at MFPA 2017

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Author: Mike Paterson
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Why the latest MPC vote doesn't mean a rate rise anytime soon

 A few thoughts following yesterday's surprise change in the BOE MPC vote Yes it was a surprise and the robots unsurprisingly took the pound up in rapid fashion, which suited me and I was able to sell around 1.2800 from the 6th tee at the charity golf day to which I had a long standing corporate commitment hence my early departure.

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Author: Adam Button
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The two worst things about trading

...or why automation is so attractive Matt Levine has a great newsletter at Bloomberg. It's mostly about finance industry news and once in awhile it touches on forex.

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Author: Greg Michalowski
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How bizzare? Is it? Let me explain.

What I really mean when I say.... I was reviewing  some of the major pairs, I looked at the AUDUSD and noted that the 0.7500 had been a technical stall point.  Specifically, I wrote:

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Author: Adam Button
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This is the perfect complement to your squawk

A video on how to listen to a squawk and something else at the same time I'm in love with this thing. Get a free two week trial of Livesquawk by signing up with the promo code: forexlive

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Author: Greg Michalowski
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Forex technical education: Do you see what I see in the USDJPY 5M chart?

Knowing the risk is step 1. If I had an option to know risk or reward, it is always risk.   Trading is about taking your account balance and making it larger (the reward). However, you can also have a negative reward. That is you can lose money too.   

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