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Implications of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict on the Financial Markets

For weeks, there has been speculation that Russia is planning an invasion of Ukraine. However, some security analysts doubt that the Russian leadership is preparing for war. Nevertheless, Ukraine conflict would have ramifications across various economies and financial markets, including goods pricing, cryptocurrency, and stock markets, keeping financial market participants on edge. As a result, Read More…

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Following the S&P500 Trend in 2022

Equity markets are known to be trending in nature over the years. With capital flows, investments, and economic expansion, developed world equity markets tend to go up by time thus compensating investors for the risk they are taking and the liquidity they are providing. This article will discuss a technical tool used to determine and follow the trend by showing showing an example on the S&P500 index.

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Market Sentiment Through Futures

The futures market offers opportunities either through trading or analysis. We can find interesting insights from the futures markets which help us understand market sentiment. The COT Report This article will discuss a report referred to as the Commitment of Traders, a weekly market sentiment publication by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Market sentiment is Read More…


Independent thinking – A quality to cultivate in trading

We can generally find many qualities in successful traders, including discipline, patience, adaptability, independence, and mental toughness. You can work on several of them simultaneously, but one question remains — which one to prioritize? In other words, which quality should you cultivate the most to become successful at trading? Our answer is independent thinking. It’s Read More…


Understanding Risk-on and Risk-off trading conditions

Risk-on and risk-off trading conditions are fundamental elements of every financial market. They showcase the current market sentiment; in other words, it reveals the attitude and emotion of traders and investors toward particular markets or securities. The price of financial instruments may rise and fall due to economic factors, geopolitics, interest rate adjustments, inflation reports, Read More…