Alphabet google announcement – What next for the share price (September 10, 2015)

Google Alphabet – What does it mean? In early August Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced they were starting a new company called “Alphabet”. Alphabet, as noted by Larry Page, “Is mostly a collection of companies. The largest of which, of course, is Google.” Essentially, Brin and Page have created a new holding […]

Empire Option binary trading on Forex (September 5, 2015)

EmpireOption Forex Trading EmpireOption offer Binary Option, CFD and Forex trading through its online platform, with no software download necessary. The forex product they offer is a mix between a binary option and a spot position. It has the features of a binary option – in that your maximum loss is established prior to the trade […]

UK Banks recovery – A Trading option? (September 1, 2015)

Just how healthy are the UK’s banks? This August saw the start of the biggest privatisation in UK history. This wasn’t an eighties-style sell-off though: there was no fanfare; no ‘Tell Sid’ campaign – and few would describe the asset under the hammer as a piece of family silver. This organisation is something the government […]

China economy in trouble – What is affected? (August 25, 2015)

China Economy in focus. The implications of stock market volatility for traders This has hardly been a tranquil summer in China. June and July saw wild swings on the China stock market – including a 8.5% slump in a single day. This was followed on 11 August by a move on the part of The […]

Forex fundamental analysis – Part 2 (August 18, 2015)

Forex fundamentals Part two of two, exploring the key metrics for forex analysis (Read Part 1 here) Consumer price Index (CPI) This is a gauge for inflation and is released monthly together with CPI Ex Food & Energy. Food and energy are considered essential and demand is less elastic than it is for other goods, […]

Forex fundamental analysis – Part 1 (August 15, 2015)

Forex Fundamentals There are various releases (made public) of economic data from major currency countries and many for minor ones too; this data is what makes the FX markets so transparent. They are released on a regular basis, mostly monthly, some others weekly or quarterly. There is no niche know how or privileged information or […]

CopyOp Social trading review (August 10, 2015)

CopyOp – Social Trading Binary options trading has expanded steadily over the past several years. The financial world has also seen an expansion in the use of social media in investing and trading, where individuals express and share opinions about their favourite trading strategies or stocks. It was only a matter of time before these […]

Iran deal effect on oil prices (August 5, 2015)

The Iran nuclear deal: what does it mean for the price of oil? Iran deal and its consequences The lifting of sanctions on the fourth largest crude exporter will put further downward pressure on oil prices. But don’t expect to see the full effects immediately. Here’s why… What exactly makes up the ‘Iran Deal’? After […]

Binary Options Money Management (July 23, 2015)

When trading, like in any activity which involves risk, you have to have a clear and coherent Money Management plan. Without it you will be trying to build a house without laying the foundations first.
Many traders miss out on this important aspect of trading, as there are more things to consider than just counting your […]

Australian dollar picture and forecast (July 6, 2015)

What’s in store for the Australian Dollar (AUD)? On paper at least, it’s a country that hasn’t experienced a recession in more than two decades. Yet high unemployment figures and a lacklustre manufacturing sector demonstrate that Australia is far from immune to what’s happening globally. There’s currently a process of rebalancing happening in Australia; namely, […]

Swiss Franc a Grexit safe haven? (June 29, 2015)

A brief guide to CHF – The Swiss Franc Whether it’s as the backdrop for the unfolding FIFA scandal or as the target of policymakers keen to be seen taking a hard line on tax evasion, when Switzerland hits the headlines, it tends to be for the wrong reasons. From a reputational standpoint, Switzerland is […]

Apple watch, tv and music to maintain growth? (June 23, 2015)

Apple on way to being the world’s first trillion dollar company? When he started Apple out of his garage, Steve Jobs had a vision. Bring computing products to the masses. Since his passing a few years ago the company has continued to build on the foundation of which he created, continuing to innovate and bring […]

Grexit explained (June 17, 2015)

The Grexit saga continues… What do Euro traders need to know? A standoff between Greece and its creditors: we’ve been here before – but this time it could be different. Greece’s exit from the Euro has been a possibility since the beginning of the global downturn but this summer has seen a distinct shift in […]

Amazon Cloud to lead to investor returns? (June 14, 2015)

Amazon cloud the latest move from internet giant Since its inception in 1996, Amazon (AMZN) has become the number one e-commerce site for all things from books to jewellery. Founder Jeff Bezos has built a company with over 150,000 employees doing over $88 billion in revenue each year. Purchasing companies such as Goodreads, Zappos, and […]

US retail landscape in 2015 and beyond (June 9, 2015)

US retail outlook Retail in the US for 2015 has been fickle and difficult to anticipate. Consumers are spending all over the map, from e-commerce to big box stores, with everything from the price of oil to wage growth playing a part in spending habits. Anticipating consumer spending is a daunting task. Because there are […]

Japanese Yen outlook 2015 – Abenomics explained (June 4, 2015)

Should you be taking a closer look at the Yen (JPY)? It’s the currency of the world’s third largest economy – and it remains the most traded currency out of Asia by some distance. If the Japanese Yen (JPY) doesn’t yet feature in your trading activity, is this the right time to change all that? Reasons […]

UK Gambling Commission warn on binary options regulation (May 26, 2015)

UKGC Regulation Advice The UK Gambling commission (UKGC) has issued advice to Binary options traders in the UK. They want to ensure consumers fully understand the products on offer, but most importantly, use only licensed and regulated brokers. The UKGC has been responsible for the licensing of binary option brokers in the UK since the […]

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