Arthur is a stock market and currency expert with a vast experience in market research and investment consulting. Dedicated Forex trader and financial practitioner, keen on testing new trading techniques and investment strategies.
Favorite trading instruments
- ‘Safe Haven’ assets: Gold, CHF, JPY
- US and China Stocks
- Minor pairs: USD/RUB, USD/MXN, USD/TRY
Preferred market analysis
Fundamental analysis involving current macroeconomic data and geopolitical events, analysis of changes in monetary policies, central banks’ minutes, historical analysis of major economic reports, correlation analysis.
Risk-seeking aggressive intraday trading with tight money management, momentum trading.
Arthur reckons that a profitable trading strategy is a brainchild of the trader finely combining market knowledge and trading experience.
“The most difficult thing for a rookie trader is to understand that losing trades is part and parcel of consistent profitable trading. Although it is a very simple concept, it takes years of patience and hard work to put this fact into practice.”
Obstacles ahead of the US tax reform
The Dollar slipped against it´s major counterparts amid new concerns regarding the Republicans undertaking new tax system reforms and dovish FED’s announcements.
Is the Eurozone is ahead of the US?
The ECB’s activity on the debt market will decrease from 60 billion Euros to 30 billion in January. The possibility of a further reduction of the bond buying program might be considered.
How will Dollar react to Yellen´s farewell?
Janet Yellen will hold a farewell press conference today, which will be closely monitored by investors. There is hope it will reference the tax reform, as well as, its impact on inflation and unemployment.
IS Bitcoin becoming a hostage of the CBE futures?
Today’s article will be devoted to trading regarding the Bitcoin futures. Monday showed that trading on the CBOE exchange did not attract the thousands of predicted institutional investors leaving the volumes flat.
Bitcoin futures open the way to “Big Short”
The CBOE data shows that with an increase in the delivery time, the settlement price first grows to $ 18,000, and then falls to $ 16,400.While the futures price remains virtually unchanged for the February and March contracts.
Key economic events and reports for the upcoming wee
Take a look at what the financial markets might have in store for you next week!
What direction is the Pound heading?
Britain has almost reached an agreement with the European Union and the he parties are almost ready to move to the final stage of the talks.
Will unemployment stay at record lows?
According to economists, the US labor market will expand by 200K new jobs, after rising to 261K in October.
Bulls are not happy about the tax reforms
The House of Representatives and the Republicans have to “verify” their versions of the tax reform and the market believes that this will not cause problems. A large part of the tax reductions attributed to corporations are deferred until 2019, so investors are increasingly skeptical about the stimulating effect of the reform.
The US Dollar is on a stand-by
The House of Representatives voted on Monday to begin negotiations with the Senate, which brought the Republicans one step closer to reform.