Indices Market Outlook 12/04/21

The US equities market closed higher on Friday with investor confidence being boosted on the back of positive economic data as well as reflation hopes being led by President Biden’s stimulus package. The NASDAQ, S&P500 and Dow Jones closed +0.51%, +0.77% and +0.89% respectively.  There has been a seasonal downtrend in volume and volatility withContinue reading “Indices Market Outlook 12/04/21”

Market Outlook 29/03/2021

The past two months in the equities market has shown a clear divergence between the tech-heavy NASDAQ and the blue chip Dow Jones. We’ve seen pandemic winners such as information technology being swapped out for cyclical names such as energy, material and the financial sector. Since the beginning of February 2021, the Dow Jones hasContinue reading “Market Outlook 29/03/2021”

SUEZ CANAL – DAYS OR WEEKS?

In todays blog at AspireFX we are going to be covering a worldwide hot topic; the 220 000 ton mega ship, the Ever Given that’s blocking the Suez Canal.  A sand storm and high winds causing a lack in visibility is said to be the reason behind this enormous vessel getting lodged into the banks ofContinue reading “SUEZ CANAL – DAYS OR WEEKS?”

Market Outlook 22/03/21

US equities were treated to a week full of fundamentals as we had an FOMC meeting which could be the catalyst to send the stock market on its way to new all time highs or could be the catalyst to send tech stocks even lower. Last week saw Fed Chairman Jerome Powell come out andContinue reading “Market Outlook 22/03/21”

XAUUSD – Time to Shine?

Yesterday was a massive day in the markets as we saw the FOMC statement & economic projections from the Federal Reserve. Rates were left unchanged with quantitative easing also being left unchanged at $120bln . The Fed’s stance remains accommodative and there has been further reiteration that we will have future guidance well in advanceContinue reading “XAUUSD – Time to Shine?”

Trading Psychology

Simply put, trading psychology is the mental state of traders when making decisions in the market. Traders can be divided into three groups: buyers, sellers, and undecided. Buyers want to pay as little as possible, and sellers want to charge as much as possible. An essential part of becoming a successful trader is understanding andContinue reading “Trading Psychology”

Indices Weekly Market Outlook

Last week was quite a choppy week in US indices with huge movements to the up and downside within the Tech and Industrial sectors. We saw the Dow Jones (US30) create new all time highs as well as NASDAQ making a recovery after having quite the selloff in the week prior. We saw VIX, alsoContinue reading “Indices Weekly Market Outlook”