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Opened an Ayondo Account with GBP50,000 Real Money!

Jun 3, 2016 at 10:21 am in Ayondo by Andy Richardson · 2 Comments »

I’m the owner of Financial-Spread-Betting.com and have set myself a challenge. I’ve deposited GBP50,000 real hard-earned cash in an Ayondo account with the objective to try making money by following some of their top traders.

The Black Hole At The Heart Of Europe

Jul 6, 2015 at 6:43 am in Fundamental Analysis by Andy · Leave a Comment »

A financial warning from history. This article was written almost 18 years ago, shortly after the EU formally agreed to introduce the Euro in 1999. What foresight!

Oil Price Analysis: The Impact Of Supply and Demand

Apr 14, 2015 at 9:18 am in General Trading by Gaurav Sharma · Leave a Comment »

Global oil markets are witnessing a profound change in the shape of a correction that happens once in 20 years if not more. The oil price slide, which began in July 2014 and has seen major benchmarks shed over 50% of their value, is quite unlike any other slump in recent memory.

Primed to catch the next big move of the FTSE100!

Feb 24, 2015 at 8:11 pm in General Trading by Provenance · Leave a Comment »

I’ve been watching the FTSE 100 like a hawk over the last few days. The FTSE 100 has tried and failed on at least nine occasions over the last two years to break its 6,950.6 record…

Baltic Dry Index slumps – more trouble for Miners

Feb 19, 2015 at 9:07 am in General Trading by Provenance · Leave a Comment »

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) has collapsed over the last two months. This index, derived from activity on twenty-three of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, has historically acted as an excellent proxy for global growth.

Where Next for the FTSE 100?

Feb 11, 2015 at 12:46 am in General Trading by Provenance · Leave a Comment »

For the last two years the FTSE 100 has been relatively easy to trade. Stuck in a 900 or so point range, Britain’s index of leading companies has failed to make a new all-time high, despite at least nine attempts.

Greece warns the world – ‘no more pretending and extending’!

Feb 9, 2015 at 3:25 pm in Market Commentary by Provenance · Leave a Comment »

There is something different about Greece’s new finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, which markets don’t yet seem to have woken up to. He speaks the truth.

Apple has another amazing quarter as iPhone looks unstoppable

Jan 28, 2015 at 10:26 am in General Trading by contrarianuk · Leave a Comment »

Yet again Apple and Tim Cook produced another incredible set of earnings and managed to produce the biggest quarterly profit in history.

Another bombshell for Afren shareholders

Jan 27, 2015 at 9:42 am in General Trading by contrarianuk · Leave a Comment »

The Nigerian focused and FTSE 250 oil explorer, Afren, seems to have a habit of releasing awful RNS’s of late. After the resources write down in Kurdistan a few weeks, which followed the controversy about illegal payments to the COO and CEO Osman Shahenshah and subsequent dismissal..

Euro shrugs off Greek Syriza victory after recent falls

Jan 26, 2015 at 10:04 am in Market Commentary by contrarianuk · Leave a Comment »

Things didn’t look great for the euro earlier today with the currency trading against the dollar at a fresh 11 year low of 1.10976 yesterday on the news that the left wing Syriza party had won the Greek election over the weekend.