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.”
Did FED play the Dollar?
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a meeting on Wednesday, but admitted that there will be a third increase in December, despite the inflation problems in the US.
Is the business sentiments falling in Asia?
The rising inflation in the UK forced consumers into spending more than average. Meanwhile, the Business confidense was declining in the Asian region.
Is there a deficit of US refineries?
The rise of gasoline prices is falling short as a result of Hurricane Harvey formed an attractive margin for the US refineries. The situation did not fail to take advantage of the largest Oil refinery – Motive Enterprises
Does the Dollar have anywhere to grow?
The inflation growth is happening due to the devaluation of the dollar over the past few months. This helped the US currency spend a week in the positive area, but the situation with the primary drivers of growth were disappointing.
The missile launch of North Korea ceased to frighten the markets
The launch of the ballistic missile by North Korea on Friday did not have a noticeable effect on market sentiment, as traders are entirely focused on the Fed meeting next week.
A U-turn in the market?
The chances of a rate hike in December suddenly rose above 50%, as the markets felt that the FED is convinced in a temporary inflation slowdown.
The inflation in the US can be underestimated
The growing gap between wages and inflation requires the BoE to shift it´s focus from the long-term political consequences to current economic problems. However, today the rate increase is unlikely.
Politics and economy pull the Bank of England in different directions
The British economy “pulled out of the pack” a very unpleasant combination: weak wage growth + accelerating inflation.
Oil, Dollar and the desperate BoE
The S&P 500 index seems to depend only on the positive news while updating records. The Dollar remains in a limbo, as sellers made a halt after a long descent, while the FED situation remains very uncertain.