How Likely is a Brexit and How Much Would it Impact the GBP?

Brexit Opinion Polls

As the day of the vote nears, the foreign exchange market continues to react to the possibility of Britain pulling out of Europe, the Brexit. At present, the vote seems to be hanging in the balance, with no one prepared to predict with any degree of certainty which way it will go. This means increased volatility is virtually certain, and it’s More...

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Twitter used to predict Stock Market
By Robert On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Can Twitter be used to Predict Moves in the Stock Market?

A ground breaking study by behavioral scientists has revealed that the mood of the public reflected on social media websites such as Twitter could be used to predict fluctuations in the notoriously unpredictable More...

Pound Dollar
By Robert On Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Pound at 30-Year Low Against the Dollar

British people who head for a recreational trip across the Atlantic might be in for an unpleasant surprise as the pound keeps tumbling against the USA dollar. Sterling is now trading at $1.42 which is down around More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Brexit Risks Dominate 2016 for Pound v Dollar Rate

Over the forthcoming days, Britain, led by Prime Minster David Cameron, will look to renegotiate its membership of the EU. There are many things up for discussion, most notably immigration and the overall cost of More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

All the best for 2016

Last month the International Monetary Fund released their World Economic Outlook. It expects the world to expand in 2016 by 3.6 percent up from this year’s estimated 3.1 percent growth. It is marginally slower More...

Where next for Oil?
By Tim Morris On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Where next for the Oil Price?

Where is the oil price going? The Saudi game of flooding the market with cheap oil to try and put the US shale industry out of action hasn’t yielded any real scalps yet which suggests that we probably have More...

Wall Street Movies
By Vlad On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Best 8 Wall Street Movies

In no particular order, this is the list of my 8 best Wall Street and trading related movies. Beyond the entertaining value, there’s always some trading wisdom to be gained by watching these movies. Wall More...

Seasonality Effects
By Vlad On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

How to profit from Seasonality Effects in Trading

If you’ve been involved in trading the markets for some time, you’ve most probably heard of sayings like ‘sell in May and go away’, ‘January effect’ or ‘Santa Claus rally’. More...

Lawrie Inman
By Robert On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Young City Trader who earns 1 million a year

The world’s top traders ages 30 or below are named today, with young guns picked up five of the coveted positions. They represent the changing face of the modern City.  None went to Oxbridge, some turn up More...

The US Army would have the fewest active duty troops since prior to WWII
By Robert On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Downsizing the USA Military

With US sequestration cuts now taking effect and Barack Obama ordering US $85 billion in defence cuts, Colin Cieszynski assesses the impact on the stock market.  The latest budget cuts will shrink the USA army More...