In the intricate realm where politics and markets intersect, the impact of political propaganda cannot be underestimated. As a young analyst, my role involved meticulously collecting statistical data and staying abreast of the latest news to forecast future price action.Read More
Data mining, a process that uncovers meaningful patterns and correlations within large databases, has become an indispensable tool in the trading arena. It holds numerous advantages over traditional manual trading, revolutionizing the way traders operate.
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Last week we had BoE interest rate decision which unsurprisingly moved 25bps higher and continued to deliver a mildly hawkish tone. The main theme was the strong dollar which gained against all major currencies.
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Probabilistic thinking is a critical cognitive tool derived from probability science. It is, at its core, a mental framework that allows us to deal with the inherent uncertainties of life…
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Last week we had key interest rate announcements from both the Fed and ECB. Whilst we saw both raise rates by 25bps it would seem the ECB are looking to continue to raise while the Fed may have reached the end of its cycle.
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In the highly competitive world of financial markets, traders are continually searching for effective strategies to gain an edge and achieve long-term success.
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Last week the markets began looking at the real possibility of Stagflation. US GDP disappointed and with key central banks announcements upcoming the DXY index was a little lower at 101.6.
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The latest performance updates for Cromwell FX – a systematic foreign exchange trading program, based on 22 currency pairs, traded on a 24-hour basis.
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The latest performance updates for Balanced Multi Asset Mathematical Strategy (BMAMS), that uses cold hard mathematics to view the market in an alternative light. Opinion is replaced by statistics. Trading is conducted in clearly defined conditions under strict parameters. Numbers have no emotions.
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Last week the markets struggled to make any directional moves. Compared to the rest of 2023 so far this was a quiet week. With further weakening in global economic data this could well point towards…
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To reduce the risks associated with inductive reasoning and better navigate the volatile dynamics of financial markets, traders must accept the markets’ inherent uncertainty and use caution when analysing historical patterns and trends
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Traders and investors often rely on historical patterns and trends to guide their decision-making process in their pursuit of financial success. They hope to predict future market outcomes and capitalise on opportunities by analysing past market behaviour.
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Last week had the US CPI and PPI releases which would give guidance to how the Fed may react in the coming weeks. The CPI showed further inflation slowdown and the PPI also surprised on the lower side.
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It is easy to be swayed by stories of those who appear to have mastered the art of trading, generating impressive returns and thriving in the face of adversity, when it comes to understanding success in the financial markets.
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Last week was a busy week but with the long Easter break the week ended more subdued. An unexpected oil production cut from OPEC+ which spiked oil price. The week ended with Non -Farm Payrolls which came inline so now the market will be looking towards the Fed and if the tightening cycle has come to an end.
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Cognitive biases such as confirmation bias and availability bias can have a significant impact on trading decision-making. These biases can cloud our judgement and distort our perception of reality, causing us to make poor decisions.
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