Countdown to US Elections: Trump and Clinton Battle for America

November 8, 2016

With tens of millions of votes already cast, the 2016 US presidential election is finally upon us. In the coming hours, the market will find out whether Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton will become the first female president of the United States, or whether GOP candidate Donald Trump’s anti-establishment rhetoric leads… read more

Sizing Up the US Election and Its Impact on the Forex Market

November 8, 2016

With less than a day until the US presidential election, traders are placing their bets on a likely outcome. While the polls and bookies still show a victory for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, a nasty email scandal might obstruct her path to the White House. In other words, GOP candidate Donald… read more

How Brexit May Affect Traders in the Next 12 Months

November 7, 2016

Traders got a taste of Brexit-induced volatility following the historic June 23 referendum, where Britons voted to leave the European Union (EU) in dramatic fashion. Brexit has reared its ugly head in recent weeks, triggering one of the biggest ever selloffs in the British pound. Over the next 12 months,… read more

Protecting Yourself from a Flash Crash

November 4, 2016

By Nima, Director of Client Relationships A flash crash is a market scenario characterized by a sudden and steep fall in asset prices, often due to unforeseen and sometimes unexplainable forces. While these are considered rare “black swan” events, the most recent sterling flash crash serves as a reminder that… read more

Monthly Hot Topic – the Dollar, the Peso & the US Elections

November 4, 2016

October began in high drama with the flash crash of the pound on the 7th sending it to 31-year lows against the US dollar. The rest of the month saw dollar strength in general and the /US markets react to a series of US Presidential debates. Let’s take a look… read more

US Presidential Election Outlook and Its Impact on Australian Traders

November 3, 2016

We are less than a week away from the US presidential election, arguably one of the most volatile events of the year for the global financial markets. That volatility was on full display earlier this week as US stocks plunged to four-month lows, while safe-haven gold and silver bullion spiked… read more

Crude oil gains reversed on OPEC data

November 1, 2016

The oil prices on Wednesday decreased by almost 2% due to growing doubts that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will slow production levels. All gains initially achieved following a report on the drop of U.S. crude oil reserves were erased. According to a report by the U.S…. read more

November Market Outlook: Australian Edition

October 28, 2016

By Robert Francis, Managing Director APAC, easyMarkets Australia’s economy has shown surprising resilience this year as consumer spending and exports continued to support economic growth. The Australian dollar, while moving off yearly highs, has gained more than 4% against its US counterpart this year. However, Aussie stocks have fallen on… read more

5 Risk Management Strategies from the Pros

October 27, 2016

By Nicolas Shamtanis, Chief Client Relationships Officer The global financial markets are becoming riskier by the day as traders analyze an endless stream of conflicting signals. The widespread adoption of computer-based trading algorithms has also introduced unprecedented volatility in today’s markets, making it difficult for participants to effectively manage systemic risks…. read more

The True Costs of Brexit Are Beginning to Add Up

October 26, 2016

By Evdokia Pitsillidou, Head of Risk Management at easyMarkets. The British pound’s fall from grace over the past four months has served as a reminder that the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will be a messy ordeal. Since the June 23 vote, the value of the pound has declined… read more

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