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How Will the FX Market React to Returning Coronavirus Lockdowns

The prospect of another wave of Coronavirus lockdowns in most developed economies seems more likely by the day, how can this affect the FX market?

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Is Gold a Bubble and Will it Burst?

To determine if gold is a bubble, we need to understand the demand for gold, what an asset bubble is and the current renewed interest in gold.

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The Future of Forex Trading and Video Gaming – When Cables Cross

Gambling is often referred to as gaming since the friendlier name is favoured by the industry to make their business sound more innocent than it is. Online Forex trading and the gambling industry have on many occasions been painted with the same brush, particularly by financial regulators and consumer watchdogs

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Sterling Lifted By Brexit Deal Hopes, Easing Lockdown Restrictions

The British Pound remained on the front foot in early trading on Friday amid rising optimism over a Brexit deal and easing lockdown rules in the UK. Sterling remains near a 5-month high and is currently holding above the key psychological level of 1.30.

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An Effective and Simply Day Trading Strategy That I Use

Charlie Burton’s presentation from the June 2020 Smart Traders Bootcamp.

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Good Trade, Bad Trade: Quantifying the Shape of Trades

Every trade can be quantified in the degree of their being Good Trades or Bad Trades. Read this article by our guest blogger Abe Cofnas to understand how to evaluate your trade.

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My Five Favourite cTrader Features

cTrader, at least in my opinion, is the best CFD trading platform on the market. I can say this with a certain degree of confidence for a few reasons. Firstly, I’ve tested every noteworthy trading platform from a variety of viewpoints; as a trader, a blogger and an FX industry professional

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Wait…a liquidity crisis in the dollar?

We need look no further than Turkey to understand the potential disaster faced by countries unable to keep up with general obligations. With dwindling foreign reserves of any kind and hefty debt, the country is forced to turn to allies for help, including U.S. swap lines. With tourism effectively halted, the country faces a significant risk of defaulting on its obligations in the coming months.

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Supply and Demand Gets a Rethink!

Many analysts feel that we are not out of the woods yet. We see most economies talking about lifting social distancing restrictions, which means that we can drive our cars to the petrol station, but we aren’t likely to be heading to the airport anytime soon. Manufacturing may begin but it will probably limp back to life as companies will have to ease the workforce back, slowly and safely, and perhaps with limited production.