Indices_equities_ftse100_2106

Technical Monthly: The corrective sequence has found buyers close to the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement. A bullish hammer has been posted and the reaction higher is positive. Weekly:  Multiple weekly trend line support has been breached, however, prices have broken back above the more major 2016 FEB/JUN trendline support. Horizontal resis...

2018-04-18 Steve O'Hare Read more
S&P 500

The S&P 500 is one of the most widely followed indices by investors across the world. The Standard and Poor’s 500 index, published since 1957, represents the prices of 500 large cap stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ. These stocks belong to companies that play a key role in the development of the US economy a...

2018-04-16 Orbex Read more
S&P500 - Short term rally faces headwind

Monthly: The 5th wave looks to have completed on the long-term chart. We now expected a period of correction after a hanging man candle was posted on the monthly chart. Further downside is expected Weekly:  The large correction seen at the end of January remains significant after the bearish outside candle was posted. Lower highs and a fu...

2018-04-16 Ian Coleman Read more
March FOMC meeting

The FOMC gradual rate hiking clearly sustained the stock markets and indices along with stocks which enjoyed a sustained bullish rally. This has been going on since the 2008 Recession. Volatility hit record lows in the 4th quarter of 2017 and this was obviously caused by investors' complacency and buying euphoria. The buying euphoria was s...

2018-03-23 Richard Tataru Read more
MiFID II effects

MiFID II has been the latest buzzword recently among the institutional trading circles. With some major changes expected to be implemented come January 3rd 2018, the retail Forex trading sector is also likely to be affected by the changes. But what are the MiFID II effects? Dubbed as one of the most ambitious plans for the EU, the MiFID II come...

2018-01-25 John Benjamin Read more
Frankfurt Stock Exchange

The German DAX has continued to post steady trend in the past few weeks. Despite the mixed reaction to the German elections in late September, the leading German index managed to hold on to the gains. After breaching past 12669.0 levels, the German DAX index has hit the target level to the upside as outlined in the previous commentary. With the...

2017-10-22 John Benjamin Read more
FDP flags

All Quiet on The German Front The German elections are just two weeks away now and so far, aside from a few personal attacks on CDU’s Merkel by SPD’s Schulz, there has been little excitement to note. Current polling results continue to show a strong lead for the incumbent Chancellor’s party with the SPD in second place. The only real unknown el...

2017-09-13 James Harte Read more
Nikkei225_Equities_0802

After two weeks of a choppy trading in most of the global equities, due to the global geopolitical tensions, some of these indices tried to recover losses. However and so far, they are still far away from recovering. This is even though the geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea has eased significantly ahead of the Jackson Hole me...

2017-08-28 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Indices_equities_FTSE100_1005

Could today be such a day? I have been monitoring the US indices for quite some time now.  I am in no way trying to pick a top, but sometimes it is just great to share your observations. Correct me if I am wrong, but US indices look exhausted. I have been recently looking at the divergence between the US and its European cousin, but now it see...

2017-08-18 Colibri Trader Read more

A few days ago, fears were across the board; tensions were rising (and still rising) between the US and North Korea and so far, there is no sign of de-escalation. Yet, all of a sudden and after a notable decline in global equities and the US Dollar, side by side with rising safe haven assets, including Gold, Silver, Japanese Yen, and the Swiss ...

2017-08-16 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more