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British Pound (GBP) – Mixed UK Q3 GDP Data, GBP/USD Nudges Higher
GBP/USD Price, Chart, and Analysis:
Mixed UK Q3 GDP data lends Sterling a small bid.
Market liquidity continues to thin ahead of the holiday period.
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Trading Journal: What it is and How to Create One
A trading journal is a log that you can use to record your trades. Traders use a trading journal to reflect upon previous trades so that they may evaluate themselves, and you should too! You can use journals to evaluate where you can improve your trading. They are a useful form of record keeping.
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Nasdaq Pullback: Where’s the Santa Claus Rally?
Whether you want to blame it on the spread of the Omicron variant and impending global lockdowns or the upcoming slowdown of the Federal Reserve’s asset purchase program, the broad stock indices are taking a turn. Gone are the days of back-to-back, nonstop rallies in the S&P 500, Nasdaq-100 and Russell 2000, for now at least. The S&P and Nasdaq hit all-time highs on November 22nd, while the Russell found its high on the 8th of November. Since then, all three are in rougher shape with the Russell down almost 12% off of the high.
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Are these the best agribusiness stocks to watch in 2022?
Agriculture is one of the world’s oldest markets. Though it’s been negatively affected by COVID-19, it’s made an impressive recovery. Check out the agribusiness stocks to consider in 2022.
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Omicron, inflation, and politics: where next for the FTSE 100?
When the UK first entered lockdown on 23 March 2020, the FTSE 100 had just collapsed 30% in the space of a month. With the Omicron variant surging, could a January lockdown cause a similar fall?
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7 Step Trading Checklist Before Entering Any Trade
Implementing a trading checklist is a vital part of the trading process because it helps traders to stay disciplined, stick to the trading plan, and builds confidence. Maintaining a trading checklist presents traders with a list of questions that traders need to answer before executing trades.
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Impact of Bank of England Rate Hikes on FTSE 100, FTSE 250, GBP/USD, GBP/EUR
GBP, FTSE 100, FTSE 250, BOE Analysis and News:
BoE Rate Liftoff Despite BoE’s Cautious Communication.
Historical Performance of UK Assets During BoE Hiking Cycles.
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S&P 500 Slide and Dollar Surge Without Clear Break as Liquidity Goes Haywire
The S&P 500 completed a volatile range swing to end this past week, but the index clearly lacks for an explicit bearing.
In a mirror to the S&P 500, the Dollar’s rally has pushed the upper boundary of its own multi-week range without committing to a clear trend.
While there is some notable event risk and open-ended themes like monetary policy ahead, the name of the game is liquidity until the new year.
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How to Set Up Effective Trading Goals
TRADING GOALS - MAIN TALKING POINTS: Why set trading goals? What your trading goals shouldn't be. The effectiveness of process-oriented goals. Goal tracking and measuring your progress.
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The Week Ahead On The Markets
The next two weeks are, as is usual, quite. Only Nike on 20 December is of note on the corporate front. Meanwhile, US durable goods orders in the first week, and then Chinese PMI data right at the end of the year, provide the only real major economic events to watch.
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British Pound Under Political Pressure, Election Shock Leaves the PM Vulnerable
Tories lose the North Shropshire seat for the first time in nearly 200 years.
UK PM Johnson is under increasing pressure.
Sterling is underpinned by a supportive macro backdrop.
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What Type of Forex Trader Are You?
There are many types of forex traders, and each demands a different approach. Whether you choose the fast-paced sprint of day trading or the prolonged marathon of position trading, selecting the right style for you will maximize your chance of success. Read on to learn more about the types of forex traders active in the world’s largest market.
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FOMC meeting review: 4 takeaways as the Fed reduces policy support
The US Federal Reserve has announced a reduction in policy support at its final meeting of 2021. However, the markets have reacted positively to the move.
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Bank of England Increases UK Interest Rate, GBP/USD Jumps
The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has voted by eight votes to one to increase UK Bank Rate to 0.25% from 0.1%.
The initial reaction to the news was a jump in GBP/USD as the markets were undecided beforehand whether the MPC would raise rates or leave them unchanged.
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Bank of Japan (BoJ) preview: Covid-19 aid package in focus
The Bank of Japan is set to hold their monetary meeting across 16 – 17 December 2021, with the meeting bringing about a review of its Covid-19 business financing aid package.
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British Pound (GBP) Price Outlook: Bank of England Decision Too Close to Call
The Bank of England announces its decision on UK monetary policy at 1200 UK time this session.
Lacking any clear guidance from the central bank, the markets are split on whether it will leave Bank Rate on hold at 0.1% or increase it to 0.25%.
That makes the next move in GBP/USD hard to predict but judging by the reaction in EUR/USD to a hawkish Federal Reserve, even a UK rate rise could prompt a move lower in GBP/USD.
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Dollar Breakout Fails to Hold Gains While S&P 500 Returns to Record Highs After Hawkish Fed
A charge from the S&P 500 to just below its record high and an eventual slip from the Dollar would seem to indicate a ‘dovish’ shift from the Fed.
In reality, the US central bank accelerated its hawkish policy course further than the markets had anticipated by doubling the taper clip ($30 billion/month) and projecting three 2022 hikes.
The unusual market response in the immediate aftermath of the US rate decision should not bait us into apathy, there is a lot of event risk still ahead.
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3 Trading Exit Strategies – How to Exit a Profitable Trade
Traders focus a lot of their energy on spotting the perfect time to enter a trade. While this is important, it is ultimately where traders choose to exit trades that will determine how successful the trade is. This article hones in on 3 trading exit strategies that traders should consider when looking to get out of a trade.
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Gold Prices (XAU/USD) Stutter ahead of FOMC – All Eyes on the Fed
Gold prices falter ahead of FOMC
XAU/USD shrugs off UK CPI data – All eyes on the Fed
US Dollar strength remains a key catalyst for the imminent move
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EUR/USD, EUR/GBP Braced For a Central Bank Bonanza
EUR/USD, EUR/GBP Prices, Charts, and Analysis
EUR/USD - may fade further if the Fed acts on soaring inflation.
EUR/GBP - the Bank of England is in a difficult situation.
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British Pound (GBP) Latest – UK Inflation Soars to a 10-Year High
GBP/USD Price, Chart, and Analysis
The Bank of England now has a problem, to hike or not to hike?
Inflation soars across the board.
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Dovish vs Hawkish: How Monetary Policy Affects FX Trading
The terms Hawkish and Dovish refer to whether central banks are more likely to tighten (hawkish) or accommodate (dovish) their monetary policy.
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Crude Oil Trading Strategies and Tips
Crude oil is ranked among the most liquid commodities in the world, meaning high volumes and clear charts for oil trading.
Oil traders should understand how supply and demand affects the price of oil.
Both fundamental and technical analysis is useful for oil trading and allows traders to gain an edge over the market.
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British Pound (GBP) Price Outlook: GBP/USD to Drift, UK Jobs Data Mixed
GBP/USD will likely continue to trade close to the 1.32 level ahead of Thursday’s monetary policy announcement by the Bank of England, unaffected by the latest UK employment figures.
Those showed that 257,000 people were added to company payrolls last month, the most since records began in 2014.
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