GBPAUD – TECHNICAL ENTRIES OVER THE PAST WEEKS

If you’ve been trading GBPAUD the last few weeks you could have potentially made some decent profits swinging it to the downside, and here’s how we did it: From the 24th – 27th August GA was stuck in consolidation. The way we identify consolidation is by spotting 2 significant highs that are holding as resistanceContinue reading “GBPAUD – TECHNICAL ENTRIES OVER THE PAST WEEKS”

MARKET UPDATE : CRYPTO FLASH CRASH

Yesterday, we saw a sharp sell off in the crypto markets with a massive leverage wipeout of around $3.5B in liquidations reported, with the real numbers likely being even higher. The flash crash saw BTC & ETH plunge -18.5% and 25% respectively off their recent highs. Over-leveraged traders were punished in the major deleveraging event.Continue reading “MARKET UPDATE : CRYPTO FLASH CRASH”

INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 6 SEPTEMBER 2021

Strong week for technology stocks in the U.S equities market as NASDAQ, the Dow Jones and S&P500 closed the week out at +1.45%, -0.3% and +0.53% respectively. Last week’s main theme was the release of Non Farm Payrolls (NFP) data points, which left investors disappointed. Only 235 000 jobs were created in August which allowedContinue reading “INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 6 SEPTEMBER 2021”

INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 30 AUGUST 2021

U.S Equities once again trading at new All Time Highs after a hawkish Jackson Hole Symposium. NASDAQ and the Dow Jones both closed the week out at +2.2% and +0.97% respectively. The main culprit of last week’s bullish action looks to be the approval of the Pfizer vaccine by the FDA. The Corona virus continuesContinue reading “INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 30 AUGUST 2021”

USOIL – RENEWED INFLATION FEARS?

At the beginning of July, we provided our students with an outlook on Oil & the transitory inflation stance. With the FED continuously stating that inflation is transitory, we expected a cool down in oil prices. The OPEC discussing increases in oil supply issuance set the stage for a pullback. Since then, we’ve seen aContinue reading “USOIL – RENEWED INFLATION FEARS?”

INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 23 AUGUST 2021

Another “Buy The Dip” week in the markets last week as we once again saw US equities trading near their All Time Highs to close out Friday. NASDAQ, the Dow Jones and S&P500 all closed at -0.21%, -1.06% and -0.53% respectively. Last week looked to be the beginning of a retracement in the equities market,Continue reading “INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 23 AUGUST 2021”

INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 16 AUGUST 2021

The indices market ended last week mainly upbeat with NASDAQ, Dow Jones and S&P500 closing at +0.18%, +0.81% and +0.94% respectively. Last week’s moves higher could be due to consumer sentiment data showing that economic recovery may be slowing down. A deteriorating consumer sentiment may give the Fed more reason to stay put amid risingContinue reading “INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 16 AUGUST 2021”

EIP-1559 – WHAT THE FORK ?

The idea for EIP-1559 came about in 2017/2018, however this was rather dismissed with not a lot of developers working on it. ” The community just kind of sat on it for a year, a few people recognised its importance.” said Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum. We have now seen a huge rally towards thisContinue reading “EIP-1559 – WHAT THE FORK ?”

INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 2 AUGUST 2021

With earnings being the main focus of July, we saw US Indices retreat from their new all time highs as FAANG earnings surprised many investors. Last week saw the NASDAQ, Dow Jones and S&P500 close at -0.84%, -0.12% and -0.10% respectively. FAANG companies made an effort to warn investors about slow growth rates as wellContinue reading “INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 2 AUGUST 2021”

INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 26 JULY 2021

The Corona Virus Delta variant has brought fear to the equity markets for the last two weeks but that seems to be fading away once again as we saw the “Buy The Dip” mentality kick in last week with the equity market closing at new all time highs. NASDAQ and the Dow Jones closed +2.88%Continue reading “INDICES MARKET OUTLOOK – 26 JULY 2021”