US Administration Accused of Risking Workers’ Lives
Diverging Views It is fair to say that the relationship between the Fed and the US administration has not been a particularly pleasant one over the course of the current presidency. Following Powell’s appointment as Fed chairman, Trump has consistently criticised both the central bank and Powell personally for now acting to ease monetary policy […]
The IndeX Files 19-05-2020
Risk Sentiment Supported Amidst Vaccine Hopes Global equities benchmarks are in the green across the board today as the week continues in a positive tone for investors. News of a potential COVID-19 vaccine has taken centre stage this week following the announcement by US Biotech firm Moderna which said that one of its candidate vaccines […]
The IndeX Files 28-04-2020
All Eyes On The Recovery Benchmark global equities indices have been trading with renewed vigour this week as the general global focus begins to shift onto the easing of lock-downs, in some areas, and plans for easing lock-downs in others. With most developed nations seemingly past the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak, there is now […]
Are US & Iran On The Brink of War Again?
Tensions Rise Again While the majority of the world’s attention has rightfully been on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, which continued to have a devastating human and economic cost, there are some other factors beginning to rear their head which warrant trader attention. Over the week, we have seen an uptick in confrontational rhetoric between the […]
The IndeX Files 07-04-2020
Optimistic Tone To Asset Markets Global equities benchmarks have started the week in a positive manner with asset prices improving across the board. Following a retracement lower last week across key indices, we are now seeing a continuation of the initial recovery which started in the final week of March. The lock-downs in place around […]
The IndeX Files 04-02-2020
Equities Attempting To Recover Benchmark global equities are doing the best to recover this week despite the ongoing risk from the corona-virus outbreak. Last week, equities indices saw heavy losses as rising uncertainty dampened investor sentiment. This week, the spread of the virus has worsened with China confirming that over 20,000 cases have now been […]
SPX approaching resistance, potential drop!
SPX is approaching our first resistance at 2817 (78.6% fibonacci retracement, 100% fibonacci extension, horizontal swing high resistance) and a strong drop might occur pushing price down to our major support at 2616 (38.2% fibonacci retracement). Stochastic (89, 5, 3) is also approaching resistance and we might see a corresponding drop in price should it […]
SPX500 approaching support, potential bounce!
SPX500 is approaching our first support at 2600 (100% Fibonacci extension, Horizontal swing low support, 76.4% fibonacci retracement) and a strong bounce might occur above this level pushing price up to our major resistance at 2808 (61.8% Fibonacci retracement, Horizontal overlap resistance). Stochastic (89,5,3) is also approaching support and we might see a corresponding bounce […]
SPX500 approaching resistance, potential drop!
SPX500 is approaching our first resistance at 2822 (61.8% Fibonacci extension, 61.8% Fibonacci retracement, Horizontal swing high resistance) and a strong drop might occur pushing price down to our major support at 2622 (100%, 61.8% Fibonacci extension, Horizontal swing low support). Stochastic (89,5,3) is also approaching resistance and we might see a corresponding drop in […]
SPX500 testing resistance, potential reversal!
SPX500 is testing its resistance at 2739 (76.4% Fibonacci retracement, horizontal overlap resistance) where it could potentially reverse, causing price to fall to its major support at 2679 (38.2% Fibonacci retracement, horizontal overlap support). Stochastic (55, 5, 3) is testing its resistance at 97% where a corresponding reaction could occur. Trading CFDs on margin carries […]