Ryan Thaxton


Ryan Thaxton

Financial Writer

Ryan Thaxton is a financial writer based in StoneX’s New York City office and writes for both City Index and FOREX.com. Ryan joined the company after several years writing about digital trends, and he produces educational content on topics including fundamental analysis, IPOs, and economic events.


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W3BCLOUD SPAC: Everything you need to know about W3BCLOUD stock

W3BCLOUD provides infrastructure for blockchain-based software. The technology company has plans to go public via a SPAC, but in December shareholders redeemed 95% of holdings in the blank-cheque company. Learn more about W3BCLOUD and its plans for the future.

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The top 10 most traded currencies

Learn about the 10 most traded currencies like the dollar, euro and yen and learn why forex traders prefer trading these major currencies

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How to develop and use a quantitative trading strategy

Quantitative trading uses computational models and high frequency trading to rapidly execute trades based on massive amounts of data. Learn how to trade like a quant here.

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Zeekr IPO: Everything you need to know about Zeekr

Learn everything you need to know ahead of the Zeekr IPO such as how much Zeekr is worth, when Zeekr might go public and how to trade Zeekr shares once they are listed

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January 13, 2023 07:42 AM
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Grindr SPAC: Everything you need to know about Grindr stock

The California-based LGBTQ+ dating and networking app went public via a SPAC deal in November 2022. The company soared past expectations of a $2 billion valuation on the day before dropping to just half that value. Read more about Grindr and its high-profile listing.

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January 7, 2023 03:51 AM
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How GDP affects forex trading

GDP releases are crucial events on the forex trading calendar, measuring the percentage change in the economic output of a country. New GDP rates are highly anticipated by forex traders because of what they mean for the country’s economy and what policies central banks and government may enact in response.

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Ampere IPO: Everything you need to know about Ampere

Ampere first filed for an IPO in early 2022, and it has been waiting for the right market to go public. As an innovative microprocessor startup, Ampere has created popular cloud-native processors and high-profile partnerships.

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December 7, 2022 04:04 AM
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A comprehensive guide to trading with fundamental analysis

Fundamental analysis can be used to gauge the intrinsic, or fair, value of an asset like a stock or currency pair. Learn how fundamental analysis works here – at the end of this article, you’ll be able to practice using fundamental analysis yourself.

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What is the oldest currency in the world?

The British pound has been used as England’s central currency for over a thousand years. Read about its evolution from a coin literally weighing one pound to the banknotes common today. We also rank the next three oldest major currencies: the yen, ruble and dollar.

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How to implement a momentum trading strategy

Momentum trading is a popular trading strategy based on entering trades during clear trends and exiting before the reversal, finding trading opportunities from the continuous price action. Learn common strategies and the best indicators to determine entry points for momentum trading.

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November 12, 2022 04:46 AM
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Breaking down the 5-3-1 forex trading strategy

The 5-3-1 trading strategy is a guide for currency traders that helps you lock in the basics of your trading plan including which forex pairs to trade and the best time to trade.

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November 11, 2022 07:30 AM