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By 3 August 2016

Early August market update

As even rookie currency watchers embarking on their Forex trading courses will be aware, the world of currency exchange is rooted in the world of commodities

By 26 July 2016

Will the GBP go on strengthening against the USD? Don’t bet on it

The US dollar closed last week with a bruising sell-off triggered by the release of disappointing GDP data that came in below expectations.

By 22 July 2016

Forex humour round-up

Your nerves may be a little frayed as you work out how to trade Forex profitably after Brexit. But all work and no play, as the old saying wisely tells

By 18 July 2016

BoE’s Weale indicates caution over any UK interest rate cut

Forex traders fastening their seat belts for an imminent UK interest rate cut are free to unbuckle for the time being, a prominent

By 14 July 2016

Pokémon Go stuns Financial Markets

Pokémon Go- So you have probably heard about Pokémon Go taking the world by storm. Or you haven’t. If you haven’t, here is what you should know; Pokémon Go is augmented reality based game where you can become

By 28 June 2016

How will Brexit affect our finances?

Thursday 24th June 2016 will go down in history as the day the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Whether it was a good decision or bad decision is yet to be seen but as the divorce from the EU

By 16 June 2016

May Retail Sales in UK beat Expectations

How many items of clothing did you buy last month? According to the Office for National Statistics, better weather in May sent clothing sales through the roof! Up to 4.3% month-on-month

By 10 June 2016

Forex Trading Weekly round-up – June WK2 2016

Today (10th June) the employment change for Canada ways release and for those of you who have been trading the CAD would have been in for a treat! For those of you that don’t know, this is vital economic data which is

By 6 June 2016

Fixed and floating exchange rate systems

There are many different areas of the financial system that might not affect your day-to-day activities as a trader, but they might still hold an interest or enhance your overall knowledge base – which is never a bad thing.     One is understanding the difference between fixed and floating exchange systems. As a trader,

By 19 May 2016

Some Nicknames for Dollars

We all know what’s meant by a Buck, but do you know where the name came from?  In this article I’ll give a little insight into some of the many nicknames for American dollars.   Bucks Before the Coinage Act of 1792, the leading item used as a method of exchange in North America was