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Gold dips despite softening signs of inflation
Perhaps a bit of basing and consolidation is needed for the metal to gear up for a clean breakout above $1800.
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.
Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?
Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?
USD/JPY heading to 130?
With the odds of 75 basis point hike having dropped, the Fed is careful not to push too hard against that...
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How to trade the flag pattern
Bear and bull flag patterns are two common motifs that can predict the continuation of a trend. Learn all about them here – including how to trade flags, and how flags differ to pennants.
Disney vs Netflix: Who is winning the streaming war?
Disney shares are on the rise after the company revealed it now has more video streaming subscribers on its books than Netflix.
ASX200 Afternoon Report August 11th 2022
The ASX200 trades 64 points higher at 7057 at 3.20 pm Sydney time.
European Open: DAX considers its next breakout, US PPI in focus
A bullish reversal at support appeared on the DAX yesterday, so we’re on guard for its next bullish breakout.
Whilst inflation may have peaked, the ‘Nowcast’ seems less certain
We saw some strong moves overnight following signs that inflation may have peaked, but a glance at the Cleveland Fed’s Nowcast places a fly in the ointment.
Weak US CPI means EUR/USD 1.05 no longer unrealistic
The US inflation report lived up to expectations in terms of market impact!
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.
Walmart Q2 preview: Where next for WMT stock?
Walmart issued a profit warning last month, lowering the potential for any surprises when it reports results.
US CPI recap: A turning point in the inflation debate?
If the “peak inflation” theme gathers steam in the coming weeks, we may look back at today’s inflation reading as a major turning point for the year-to-date market trends.
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