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Here’s 5 easy ways to improve your trading

Do you want to raise your trading A-game? Trading is tough. Every trade a retail trader takes is a leap of faith. It’s a leap of faith as to whether a technical level holds or whether the price goes in our favour. It’s a leap of faith whether you’ve been trading 3...

Action or inaction? It all amounts to the same thing

Why central banks can't stop the EM rot TRY is getting trounced because of the situation with the US, and further due to a lack of action from the Turkish central bank. ARS has been getting trounced for longer and today its central bank raised rates to 45%, to be held...

The Warriors guide to trading

Miyamoto Musashi's 'The Book of Five Rings' on strategy of Japanese swordplay is one of the best books on trading I've ever read While on my break, I did a lot of reading and when searching for some books I came across this one, 'The Book of Five Rings' by Miyamoto...

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A warning for the UK MRP poll everyone is becoming fixated about

A warning for the UK MRP poll everyone is becoming fixated about

GBP traders are zeroing in on the YouGov/Times MRP poll coming tonight. Here's why caution is needed. So, the next big bone to chew for GBP traders is apparently an opinion poll. Why's this one so special? Well, apparently it "predicted" the 2017 election. Let's...

A mildly positive risk market on the open?

A mildly positive risk market on the open?

The weekend press headlines. Good Sunday evening, Monday morning fellow FX traders. -Give an take a bit of political banter, it seems the weekend got a little better as it progressed from China's political banter at the WTO yesterday into tighter IP protection rules...

Norway says there won’t be car tariffs coming from the US

Norway says there won’t be car tariffs coming from the US

Norwegian Minister confirms no car tariffs from the US Donald Trump was supposed to announce plans for tariffs on cars across the European continent last week but failed to do so. The market has been waiting to see if there would be any, or whether they would be...

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A mildly positive risk market on the open?

A mildly positive risk market on the open?

The weekend press headlines. Good Sunday evening, Monday morning fellow FX traders. -Give an take a bit of political banter, it seems the weekend got a little better as it progressed from China's political banter at the WTO yesterday into tighter IP protection rules...

A huge USD week. This time it’s different, isn’t it?

A huge USD week. This time it’s different, isn’t it?

Preview on what's to come for the mighty dollar. It's some block of data and decisions we're getting second half of this week. We start with GDP, core PCE followed by the FOMC rate decision and presser today. Tomorrow we're having another round of PCE, personal income...

The lean green salad NFP’s

The lean green salad NFP’s

US labour report preview 02.08.2019 What is supposed to be the main course of day could turn out to be nothing more than a small starter in the light of everything that's going around on trade and geopolitics in this world. But traders we are so we will be looking for...

The ten days dive into the unknown.

The ten days dive into the unknown.

A Japanese Emperor change is coming. Hi all, I needed to read this FT article a few times to make sure I got it right. Japan will virtually be out for TEN DAYS when Emperor Akihito will abdicate and be replaced by his son Naruhito. From 27th April ongoing, that's a...

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CFTC Forex Futures – EUR and JPY shorts build while GBP shorts get cut

CFTC Forex Futures – EUR and JPY shorts build while GBP shorts get cut

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 27 November 2018 JPY -104k vs -100k prior EUR -55k vs -47k prior GBP -39k vs -43k prior AUD -54k vs -59k prior NZD -21k vs -19k prior CAD -9k vs -6k prior CHF -21k vs -20k prior BTC...

CFTC Forex Futures report – EUR shorts add 10k – BTC shorts hit paydirt

CFTC Forex Futures report – EUR shorts add 10k – BTC shorts hit paydirt

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 20 November 2018 JPY -100k vs -102k prior EUR -47k vs -37k prior GBP -43k vs -47k prior AUD -59k vs -60k prior NZD -19k vs -21k prior CAD -6k vs -3k prior CHF -20k vs -19k prior BTC...

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 13 November 2018 JPY -102k vs -89k prior EUR -37k vs -47k prior GBP -47k vs -57k prior AUD -60k vs -66k prior NZD -21k vs -26k prior CAD -3k vs -3k prior CHF -19k vs -20k prior BTC...

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Trading the options action in EURUSD: Part 4 – Profit taken, rinse and repeat?

Here’s why I’m going long GBP

With the clock ticking down towards the 31st Oct Brexit date, I've decided to start building a long position in GBPUSD. Here's why. https://youtu.be/AY2jLcfUVcY

Trading update – All go over the central banks

Trading update – All go over the central banks

It's been busy busy in our trading room over the last few days Shorted EURUSD from 1.1104 to 1.1003 Longed USDJPY at 107.67 to 107.90 Longed EURGBP at 0.8854, took a bath at 0.8840 Shorted USDCAD at 1.3297 (took a 7pip loss on one trade due to the PA then entered...

Trading the options action in EURUSD: Part 4 – Profit taken, rinse and repeat?

USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

With the new week kicking off with some hefty risk aversion, here's how we at ForexFlow have traded it As you'll see from the video we highlighted the big support picture at 105.00 in USDJPY and had trade set ups for trading it both ways. Not long after the video, we...

Has the rebuilding work begun in GBP

Has the rebuilding work begun in GBP

When you get big moves like this the market needs time to settle down In the case of a fall in price, those that missed the boat with either unfilled offers or being able to cover longs will be hitting any bounce. We're being told that liquidity isn't the best right...

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Livetrading update – Setting up a trade for big option plays in EURUSD

Livetrading update – Setting up a trade for big option plays in EURUSD

There's some big options strategies playing out in EURUSD between now and the end of the year These option plays are mainly in a very tight range and are bracketed by binary and barrier options, which has also created a ton of long gamma that needs to be managed by...

Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiring at the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 22 August 2019 It's hard to see EURUSD doing anything much while its surrounded by some decent expiries.

Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiries 20 August 2019

Forex options expiring at the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 20 August 2019 There's next to nothing in EURUSD below 1.10, and I mean nothing. Another sign that the options market is on holiday.

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Trading the options action in EURUSD: Part 4 – Profit taken, rinse and repeat?

GBPUSD trading update – So near but yet so far

We came perhaps one step away from a Brexit deal being finalised but once again, Parliament managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. What's next for Brexit and GBP?   https://youtu.be/r5YU-NsP_bQ

Testy times for GBP and Brexit

Testy times for GBP and Brexit

A big few days for Brexit GBP has been relatively sedate the last few days but the vol is going to ramp up today. There's 110 pages of the WA bill that's being picked apart by both Leavers and remainers, and we're going to hear about it all day. Those headlines are...

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