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First Quarantine-Free Flights Open Between US and EU

First Quarantine-Free Flights Open Between US and EU

A joint venture between Delta Air Lines and Alitalia will soon see the operation for flights between the United States and Italy that won’t require travelers to quarantine upon arrival at their destination. Delta has said that it consulted with the Mayo Clinic, a prominent American health center, to make their flights as safe as […]

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First Quarantine-Free Flights Open Between US and EU

First Quarantine-Free Flights Open Between US and EU

A joint venture between Delta Air Lines and Alitalia will soon see the operation for flights between the United States and Italy that won’t require travelers to quarantine upon arrival at their destination. Delta has said that it consulted with the Mayo Clinic, a prominent American health center, to make their flights as safe as […]

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Boris Johnson: The data is beginning to improve

Boris Johnson: The data is beginning to improve

HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial […]

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EUR/CHF IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-long EUR/CHF for the first time since Nov 16, 2020 08:00 GMT when EUR/CHF traded near 1.08.

EUR/CHF IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-long EUR/CHF for the first time since Nov 16, 2020 08:00 GMT when EUR/CHF traded near 1.08.

Number of traders net-short has decreased by 17.22% from last week. SYMBOL TRADING BIAS NET-LONG% NET-SHORT% CHANGE IN LONGS CHANGE IN SHORTS CHANGE IN OI EUR/CHF BEARISH 50.17% 49.83% 13.64% Daily 12.78% Weekly -1.32% Daily -17.22% Weekly 5.65% Daily -4.47% Weekly EUR/CHF: Retail trader data shows 50.17% of traders are net-long with the ratio of […]

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US Dollar Falls as Coronavirus Cases Surge

US Dollar Falls as Coronavirus Cases Surge

The US faces the risk of longer-run damage to the productive capacity of the economy as well as to the lives of those that have been affected by the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.  The US dollar dropped by 0.39 percent last week against a bundle of its main competitors, giving up last week’s gains […]

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Mnuchin News Gives Markets Jitters – 20 November 2020

Mnuchin News Gives Markets Jitters – 20 November 2020

The US Dollar briefly reversed course after Steve Mnuchin, the Secretary of the US Treasury, announced that the Federal Reserve Bank would return funds intended specifically for loans to various entities impacted by the Coronavirus. Analysts point out that, despite the intention to re-appropriate funds meant for CARES Act recipients, some market players worried that […]

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UK and Italy virus case count numbers rise

UK and Italy virus case count numbers rise

Numbers tick higher today but plateau continues The latest UK and Italian virus numbers are higher than yesterday but the overall trend remains towards a plateau. Italian reports 36,176 new cases and 653 deaths. On Nov 13, Italy reported a record 40,902 cases and they’ve been around 35K throughout this month. There are early signs […]

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Australian Dollar Advances on US Dollar Weakness

Australian Dollar Advances on US Dollar Weakness

Full-time employment went up by 97,000 last month after a decrease of 20,100 in September. So far this week, the Australian dollar has advanced against the US dollar, gaining 0.08 percent and continuing its three-week gaining streak, raising concerns about the appreciation of the US dollar. It seems that the Australian dollar has been benefitting […]

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ThinkTrader Traders Gym: Beginner’s Guide

ThinkTrader Traders Gym: Beginner’s Guide

Learn how to get started with the backtesting feature inside ThinkTrader called Traders Gym. This step-by-step guide will show you exactly what you need to get started with the desktop version of this free manual Forex backtesting software right now. I wasn’t able to find a good manual on how to setup Traders Gym, even […]

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EUR/JPY IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-long EUR/JPY for the first time since Nov 09, 2020 12:00 GMT when EUR/JPY traded near 124.31.

EUR/JPY IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-long EUR/JPY for the first time since Nov 09, 2020 12:00 GMT when EUR/JPY traded near 124.31.

Number of traders net-short has decreased by 11.20% from last week. SYMBOL TRADING BIAS NET-LONG% NET-SHORT% CHANGE IN LONGS CHANGE IN SHORTS CHANGE IN OI EUR/JPY BEARISH 50.78% 49.22% 22.01% Daily 39.15% Weekly -7.04% Daily -11.20% Weekly 5.75% Daily 8.78% Weekly EUR/JPY: Retail trader data shows 50.78% of traders are net-long with the ratio of […]

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Dollar Gets a Boost from Vaccine News – 13 November 2020

Dollar Gets a Boost from Vaccine News – 13 November 2020

Though currently lower, the US Dollar is still poised to end the week on a positive note against the Japanese Yen, likely recording the best week’s close since March. News of a vaccine to fight the Coronavirus helped to shift sentiment away from the safe haven currencies, although analysts point out that gains are certain […]

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Pelosi/Schumer press conference LIVE

Pelosi/Schumer press conference LIVE

Dem leaders Pelosi and Schumer host weekly press conference Trump, GOP have ignored Covid threats Congress must help state and local governments Schumer: Covid 19 is surging, relief is needed  GOP is poisoning the well of democracy The election is not in doubt. Republicans need to stop denying election reality Work with us to solve […]

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Precious Metals Lose Ground Due to Risk Appetite

Precious Metals Lose Ground Due to Risk Appetite

Now fears over the logistics of actually distributing the vaccine are taking over the market, which may dwindle the enthusiasm for risky assets. The last couple of weeks have not been the best for precious metals enthusiasts, as volatility dominated the markets. So far, gold futures have given up last week’s gains, going down by […]

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3 Reasons to be Bullish on Energy Stocks

3 Reasons to be Bullish on Energy Stocks

Climate change is causing devasting fires. Greenhouse gas emissions, at lows during COVID-19 lockdowns, are returning to their former levels, and not surprisingly, America emits more greenhouse gases than any other country in the world. But there is a new sheriff in town, and president-elect Joe Biden has a monumental task ahead of him if […]

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EUR/CHF IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short EUR/CHF for the first time since Jun 11, 2020 when EUR/CHF traded near 1.07.

EUR/CHF IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now net-short EUR/CHF for the first time since Jun 11, 2020 when EUR/CHF traded near 1.07.

Number of traders net-short has increased by 27.55% from last week. SYMBOL TRADING BIAS NET-LONG% NET-SHORT% CHANGE IN LONGS CHANGE IN SHORTS CHANGE IN OI EUR/CHF BULLISH 49.80% 50.20% -29.14% Daily -39.81% Weekly 60.26% Daily 27.55% Weekly -1.58% Daily -18.09% Weekly EUR/CHF: Retail trader data shows 49.80% of traders are net-long with the ratio of […]

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Dollar Regroups Despite Uncertainty

Dollar Regroups Despite Uncertainty

The US Dollar is staging a comeback after being under broad pressure as hopes for a second stimulus package for a struggling US economy continue to fade. The outcome of the US Presidential election is still undecided, though analysts and financial markets are betting on a win for Democrat Joe Biden. As of now, Republicans […]

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US 30-year mortgage rates fall to fresh record lows

US 30-year mortgage rates fall to fresh record lows

Easy money extends to the mortgage market US mortgages are generally 30-year fixed rates. They have now fallen to a record low at 2.78%. Given that rates aren’t going meaningfully higher for years and that higher US government spending is now on the backburner, the likelihood of a long-term boom in US housing is growing […]

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USD/CAD IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now at their most net-long USD/CAD since Oct 15 when USD/CAD traded near 1.32.

USD/CAD IG Client Sentiment: Our data shows traders are now at their most net-long USD/CAD since Oct 15 when USD/CAD traded near 1.32.

Number of traders net-short has decreased by 69.48% from last week. SYMBOL TRADING BIAS NET-LONG% NET-SHORT% CHANGE IN LONGS CHANGE IN SHORTS CHANGE IN OI USD/CAD BEARISH 81.83% 18.17% 10.43% Daily 32.29% Weekly -21.23% Daily -69.48% Weekly 2.92% Daily -17.62% Weekly USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 81.83% of traders are net-long with the ratio of […]

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What are the Differences Between Forex Demos and Real Accounts?

What are the Differences Between Forex Demos and Real Accounts?

Demo accounts are developed as training platforms where users can test themselves, identify their skills, weakness, and try new strategies. Are demo trading accounts “real”? Yes, and no: prices are accurate, with live market quotes – but delayed. Executions are easier and faster, but traders usually perform better than in real trading accounts as there […]

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Yen Gains as Demand for Safe Havens Surge

Yen Gains as Demand for Safe Havens Surge

So far this week, the Japanese yen has advanced 0.64 percent against the US dollar, continuing with a three-week gaining streak. Advertisement The yen is a popular asset during turbulent times. The demand for safe-haven currencies has increased lately as coronavirus cases continue increasing in places like Europe and the United States. In Japan, the […]

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