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Forex trading volume: indicators and strategies

Forex trading volume is an important tool for identifying trends and reversals. Take a look at how you can use volume indicators and strategies to improve your forex trading.

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September 30, 2022 07:30 PM
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Implied volatility in options trading explained

Implied volatility is a key factor when it comes to pricing options – it helps traders understand the market’s expectation of changes to underlying prices over a given period. Let’s take a look at what implied volatility is and how you can use it in your trading strategies.

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September 29, 2022 06:45 PM
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What is trickle-down economics and does it work?

Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng have unveiled their economic plan for the UK: and it involves tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy. This is known as trickle-down economics. But what is the theory behind the mini-budget, and does trickle-down economics work?

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September 29, 2022 12:30 AM

Why trade with City Index?

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Trading the news: how data, interest rates and earnings move markets

The news is always a key driver of financial markets, so learning how to trade the news is a necessary skill for any trader. Discover how to start news trading – including how to take a position on interest rates and other macroeconomic announcements.

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September 26, 2022 07:30 PM
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What is revenue? Definition, formula and what it means for share prices

Revenue is a key figure on a company’s earnings statement, used by analysts, investors and traders to make decisions about whether to buy or sell stock. Find out what revenue is, how to calculate it and what it means in stock analysis.

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September 22, 2022 06:00 PM
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ASX200 Afternoon Report September 21st Sep 2022

The ASX200 trades 105 points lower (-1.54%) at 6701 at 3.00 pm Sydney time.

AIG spin off: how will the Corebridge IPO impact AIG shares?

AIG has spun off its life and retirement business via an IPO that raised $1.68 billion. Find out everything we know about AIG’s spin off.

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September 15, 2022 11:00 PM
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5 natural gas stocks to add to your watchlist

Natural gas is a staple resource, but with growing tensions between Russia and the West, speculating on natural gas stocks has grown in popularity. Let’s take a look at natural gas companies, the current landscape and the best natural gas stocks to add to your watchlist.

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How to create a forex trading journal

Trading journals are crucial for implementing your trading strategies effectively. Learn how to start one and what you should be tracking with it in this guide.

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Day trading stocks for beginners

Day trading stocks has become popular thanks to the rise of social media users claiming they can ‘get rich quick’. But, in reality, day trading requires time, patience, and knowledge. So, let’s take a look at what day trading is and how to choose stocks to day trade.

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September 2, 2022 12:00 AM
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How to use the golden cross and death cross indicators in trading

The golden cross and death cross are two chart patterns that use simple moving averages to indicate when the price of an asset is entering a bull or bear market. Learn how to spot both when using technical analysis.

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August 20, 2022 12:57 AM
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How will the stock market react if the Republicans take Congress?

The US midterms are set to take place on 8 November 2022, and although Biden isn’t the one on the ballot paper, the results will heavily shape his ability to pass policies in the second half of his term.

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Johnson & Johnson spin off: what does it mean for JNJ shares?

Johnson & Johnson announced in November 2021 that it’s spinning off its consumer business into a new, publicly traded company by November 2023. Find out everything we know about what it could mean for JNJ shares and shareholders.

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What is a fiat currency? Everything you need to know about the classic monetary asset

A fiat currency is a monetary instrument backed by a national government like the British pound or Canadian dollar. Learn how fiat currencies operate and how they compare to other types of money.

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August 12, 2022 12:39 AM

Demerger meaning: the differences between spin offs, split offs and carve-out demergers

Demergers are a common corporate action that can create value for investors and traders alike. Find out the different ways a company can divest its assets through spin offs, split offs and carve outs.

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August 11, 2022 12:30 AM
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Private companies vs public companies: what are the key differences?

Every company in the world falls into one of two categories: public or private. But only public companies’ shares are available to buy and sell on stock exchanges. Get an in-depth look at differences between the two types of company.

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August 10, 2022 06:30 PM
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A guide to the gearing ratio

A gearing ratio is a key financial ratio that tells us how a company manages its debt and how well it’s performing. Let’s take a look at the different ways to calculate gearing ratios and what a good gearing level is.

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What are defensive stocks: definition, examples and stocks to watch

Defensive stocks are a popular tool for investors looking to diversify, but are they as useful for speculative traders? Learn everything you need to know about defensive stocks and why traders still choose these low-volatility assets.

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August 1, 2022 06:15 PM
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How does market share determine profitability?

Market share compares a company’s sales with the total sales of the market it’s in to determine how dominant it is. A high market share may indicate high profit, growth, and quality of goods and services. Learn how to calculate market share and how to use it when analyzing a company.

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July 30, 2022 04:57 AM
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Forex and interest rates: how do rate hikes and cuts impact currencies?

Interest rates are an important driver for forex markets so it’s important that traders understand the effects of hikes and cuts on currencies. Let’s look at how interest rates affect currencies and a popular forex interest rate trading strategy.

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eToro IPO: Everything you need to know about eToro

Online social trading firm eToro has terminated its SPAC merger that was planned for this year, but will the company find another way to go public? Discover everything you should know about eToro before its potential IPO.

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July 28, 2022 05:30 PM
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Rate of Return Explained: Definition, Formula, Uses

The rate of return is a formula used to calculate the gain or loss made from a trade or investment over a specific period of time. It expresses the total amount gained or lost as a percentage of the asset’s cost. Learn how to calculate the rate of return and different use cases here.

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July 28, 2022 01:58 AM
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TrillerNet IPO: Everything you need to know about TrillerNet

TrillerNet runs an app, Triller, that rivals Tik-Tok and a pay-per-view boxing broadcaster. It also has plans to go public, but the devil, as ever, is in the detail. Read on to find out more.

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July 14, 2022 09:10 PM