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2nd November USD/MXN: Nature Abhors A Vacuum

November 2, 2016

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Hello traders, Well this US election is starting to get a bit tasty isn’t it? Up until a week ago it looked like a complete white-wash (I use that word lightly) for the Clinton Campaign. However after last Fridays revelation that the FBI were re-opening their investigation into her improper use of a personal email […]

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17/10/2016 – The relevance of USDMXN to US elections for a complete beginner

October 17, 2016

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Hey there, I wrote a piece a few weeks back on using the USDMXN rate as a proxy for the US elections. Someone asked for more insight so here’s a piece aimed at the beginner trader to give some further detail about why we’re watching it. So here’s a view of the US election via […]

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28th September – don’t trade on your birthday!

September 28, 2016

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Today is my birthday. I never trade on my birthday. And I suggest you do the same. What’s the point? You’re a trader and unless you’re working for an institution my suggestion is to take the day off. There’s nothing worse than waking up on your birthday in a good mood (which you should do […]

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27th September – Following the US Presidential Elections through the medium of USDMXN

September 27, 2016

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Hello traders, Yes I know I have been less prolific over these summer months – I have, as my good friend told me, been ‘working like a one-armed bricklayer in Aleppo’. Make of that what you will. Anyway, here’s a big picture view that maybe of interest to some. Post Brexit the next big event […]

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19/09/2016 – Don’t panic, I am alive! (And a trading podcast for you)

September 19, 2016

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Hello traders, Apologies for my lack of posts the last couple of months – I have not been slacking – quite the opposite in fact. I have been basically working 6 days a week for the last 4 months to keep up with commitments. Normally I take most of August off and head back to […]

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2nd September: NFP Live Trading Day

August 10, 2016

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When we asked attendees of the London Traders Network and the London Traders Forum what they wanted there was plenty of interest in a live trading day. So here it is! Put Friday 2nd September in your diary for our Live Trading Day. https://summer2016londonlivetradingday.eventbrite.com Furthermore we’ll be able to introduce my friend and trading colleague […]

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25/07/2016 – A brief insight into Hedge Fund Recruitment

July 25, 2016

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Here’s some insight into the world of Hedge Fund recruitment courtesy of CNBC.   In the old days the Hedge funds would often just steal the best talent working at banks. However with Banks trading floors collapsing in size and they divesting themselves of proprietary trading operations it means the pool of talent has decreased significantly. […]

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4th July. Brexit: so what shall we do now?

July 4, 2016

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Ok, I promise this is my last Brexit piece. Promise. I have been intrigued over the last couple of weeks about the behaviour of the sullen, humiliated, defeated media. They have become convinced that the end of the world is neigh.  Furthermore the march of 40,000 pro-EU youngsters at the week-end was seen as some great […]

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1st July Post Brexit Views:Losers

July 2, 2016

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So in the previous posts I looked at what happened, followed by possible winners. If there are winners then there’s got to be losers. So lets take a look at some of them. Boris Johnson It’s all gone ‘a bit Pete Tong’ for old Boris hasn’t it? In what should be the crowning achievement of his […]

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30th June Post Brexit Views Part 2: Possible Winners

July 1, 2016

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Hello traders, I hope you’re enjoying watching history in action before our very eyes?  In my first piece I gave a little bit of background about what happened in the run up to the vote and during the overnight count. We’ve had a few days to watch and listen to whats happened. Lets take a […]

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