Trading Guides / Ebooks

April 10, 2019

What Does A Soft Brexit Mean For GBP?

Brexit predictions are a tricky business. But it now seems likely that the UK will end up with a “Soft Brexit”. Of course, nothing is certain. […]
April 8, 2019

Trade, Trump & Brexit: A Review of Q1 2019

As a trader, it’s useful to review the issues that drive price action at the end of every quarter. This eBook will help you with this […]
March 27, 2019

The Fed Hiking Cycle And Its Effect On Gold

We’ve seen many central banks adopt a dovish tone in early 2019. One of those central banks is the Federal Reserve, which has given itself room […]
March 19, 2019

Brexit: How Will The Market React?

It’s been another significant week for Brexit. UK parliament has clearly expressed its will. It rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for a second time and […]
March 5, 2019

Is Monetary Tightening Over?

Global economic growth is slowing. International trade tensions and geopolitical events like Brexit have created uncertainty. As a result, we’ve seen many of the world’s central […]
February 27, 2019

A Closer Look At WTO Rules

The World Trade Organization (WTO) and its trading rules have been a recent focus in media commentary. It’s understandable. The UK is set to leave the […]
February 21, 2019

Eurozone Growth And The Euro

Recent data shows that economic growth for the eurozone is slowing. Understandably, many traders and investors are anxious. That’s why this month’s (February 2019) Flash GDP […]
February 12, 2019

Will The Brexit Fog Clear?

After its February meeting, the Bank Of England’s governor, Mark Carney, referenced the “fog of Brexit”. It’s a useful analogy. The ongoing Brexit uncertainty clearly has […]
February 5, 2019

The Brexit Amendments Explained

Earlier this week, we saw the British parliament establish a clearer path for Brexit. After rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement, the onus was […]
January 29, 2019

What Now For Brexit?

The ongoing Brexit saga has taken another dramatic twist. Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement has been rejected by the British parliament, leaving Brexit in […]
January 29, 2019

US Government Shutdown: Will It Affect The US Economy?

At the time of writing, we’re now 34 days into the partial US government shutdown, which makes it the longest in history. Recent shutdowns have been […]
January 14, 2019

Three Issues That Will Dominate 2019

We’re now into 2019, which is an opportune moment to take a look at the big issues that are likely to affect the financial markets over […]
December 24, 2018

The Origins And Future Of OPEC

Are you a trader that’s interested in oil? If you are, you’ll know that we are in interesting times. In recent weeks (as of December 2018), […]
December 10, 2018

The Withdrawal Agreement

After 18 months of Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU, a draft 585-page Withdrawal Agreement has finally been agreed. However, despite this development, Prime Minister […]
December 4, 2018

Is The US Economy Losing Stream?

In recent years, the US economy has been an undeniable success story. The level of economic growth has outperformed other major economies. However, nervousness has gripped […]
November 21, 2018

Why Have Crude Oil Prices Fallen

Earlier in 2018, we saw oil prices soar. The combination of output decisions by OPEC and a strong US dollar excited investors. However, in the last […]
November 6, 2018

The UK budget 2018

On Monday 29th October at 15:30 GMT, the UK government announced its latest Budget in the House of Commons. Chancellor Philip Hammond spent 72 minutes explaining […]
October 31, 2018

Italy’s new budget dispute

In recent weeks, the Italian government and the European Union have clashed over Italy’s revised budget plan. The dilemma is simple: the European Union wants Italy […]
October 23, 2018

Brexit Is Time Running Out

Those with sharp memories will recall that October 2018 was supposedly when a Brexit deal between the UK and European Union (EU) would be agreed. That […]
October 15, 2018

The Future of RBA Monetary policy

On Tuesday 2nd October 2018, the board of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) held its monthly meeting. During this meeting, the RBA board opted to […]