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Technical Analysis and Fundamental Analysis Compared in One Minute

Before deciding whether or not to buy yourself stocks, bonds, realestate and so on, you obviously need to analyze the assets in question. There are two main types of analysis. First, technical analysis, which mostly revolves around looking at past price action to figure out what is likely to happen in the future. You look at how the price and sales volume of an asset is evolved over a period of several days, months […]

Fundamental Analysis — Explained

Fundamental analysis is a method of forecasting the future price movements of a financial instrument based on economic, political, environmental, and other relevant factors and statistics that will affect the basic supply and demand of whatever underlies the financial instrument. In practice, many market players use technical analysis in conjunction with fundamental analysis to determine their trading strategy. One major advantage of technical analysis is that experienced analysts can follow many […]

Forex Trading — Basic Trading Concepts

Technical analysis involves the uses of charts as a tool to identify patterns or trends in a currency market. It focuses on the effects of market movements, rather than the causes. Technical analysis will look at a currency's past price to determine what might happen in the future. Some examples of technical analysis include support and resistance, fibonacci retracements and metatrader 4 indicators. Technical analysis is more of a short-term mathematical approach to the market by taking a look at what has […]

Fundamental Analysis for Forex

In this video, you will learn: What is fundamental analysis? How do we keep track of economic reports? How does the market react to news? Fundamental analysis involves studying the economics of the country and determining the effect this has on the value of its currency. There are economic indicators that traders can observe in order to determine the strength of the economy. They are released as reports at certain times and they can be […]

Daily Forex News and Analysis — June 29th 2016

Wall Street finished in the green as gains in Oil and Gas sector shares led shares higher. The Dow Jones rose by 1.57% and the NASDAQ added 2.12% to its value. The US dollar traded lower against most major currencies as the release of a better than expected US GDP helped boost demand for riskier assets. Today, the US Personal Spending report is expected at 0.4% vs. 1.0% previously. Gold fell, to close at $1,311 […]

Forecasting Trends

Trends in Forex markets can be quite easy to identify and even predict if one does the homework and combine the technical and fundamental indicators. The simplest technical indicator to use is support and resistance. These are the values that represent an asset's true worth in the eyes of most investors. The second most popular technical indicator is the moving average. Moving averages are computed over a specified timeframe to reveal the trends more clearly. […]

Hansen — Oil Rebounds After Horrendous Week

Crude oil has seen an extremely weak start to 2016 and the first half of this week proved no exception, says Saxo's Ole Hansen. Ole Hansen: We had the sanctions against the Iran lifted followed by International Energy Agency's claim that the world was drowning in oil. It gave the market negative momentum to take it below $30 and testing further down. The fall in oil prices hit stock prices […]

Hansen — 3 Reasons Investors are Buying Gold

Ole Hansen, Saxo Bank's Head of Commodity Strategy, gives us three reasons why investors are buying gold amid market turmoil. With a question mark now hanging over over the expected path of US rate rises leading to a weaker US dollar, plus safe-haven flows to the Japanese yen and euro, gold is attracting buyers. Ole Hansen: If there is one beneficiary of all markets with […]

Hansen — Which Way for Oil After West Lifts Sanctions Against Iran

Brent oil tumbled below USD 28 on news that the West has lifted its sanctions against Iran, paving the way for Iranian oil to hit the market. Focus is now on how soon Iran may be able to increase supply, says Saxo Bank's Ole Hansen. Ole Hansen: The supply will increase with sanctions against Iran lifted and Iran has claimed that they can increase production […]

End of Dollar Appreciation

After year of fear about Fed raising Interest rates now we hear about end of dollar appreciation. Money Managers say they look elsewhere for returns after chasing the US Dollar's gains in the past 3 years. Strategists also predict the dollars gains will slow in coming months after Fed committed to a gradual pace of tightening. The currency will appreciate about 5% to 1.05 per Euro by 3rd quarter […]