Welcome to the LS Trader spread betting blog. Here you will find lots of spread betting articles as well as our weekly updates showing movements for the financial markets for that week. All blogs are authored by Phil Seaton, creator of the LS Trader System. Phil has more than 15 years experience successfully trading stocks, forex and commodities online. This blog is updated weekly so be sure to check back for all the latest spread betting news & articles.

Weekly Update 20th April 2014 – LS Trader

In last week’s LS Trader update we wrote that critical support tests were on the horizon for the dollar index and Nasdaq 100 and Euro, and suggested that these levels could have a key influence on the direction of several markets over the coming weeks. These levels were tested and each held firm, keeping the […]

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Weekly Update 13th April 2014 – LS Trader

Both stocks and the dollar declined this week and critical levels look set to be tested in the coming days. Critical support tests are on the horizon for the dollar index and Nasdaq 100, and critical resistance for the Euro may also be tested. These levels collectively could have a key influence on the direction […]

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Weekly Update 6th April 2014 – LS Trader

It’s been a mixed week with the S&P 500 reaching new all time highs before reversing lower on Friday. The dollar has continued to gain against most of the majors, although on balance the long-term trend is still against the dollar. Interest rate futures had been heading lower but rallied Friday, keeping the uptrend intact, […]

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Weekly Update 30th March 2014 – LS Trader

Overall it’s been a relatively quiet week for most markets. Stocks have once again failed to reach new all time highs, continuing to trade in quite a narrow range, especially in the case of the S&P 500. The dollar index was little changed, but overall the dollar fared slightly better against the major currencies. The […]

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Weekly Update 23rd March 2014 – LS Trader

The past week has seen stocks end the week slightly higher, but fail to reach new highs, and has also seen the dollar index move higher. Several commodity markets made decent moves and interest rate futures were, in most cases, sharply lower. The long-term trends remain unaffected so far, and are still up for stocks, […]

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Weekly Update 16th March 2014 – LS Trader

Stocks were unable to push to new all time highs this week and ended the week lower. The US dollar index dropped to its lowest level since October last year and commodities have been mixed. Interest rate futures were all higher. Stocks For the first time in a few weeks, stocks failed to reach new […]

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Weekly Update 9th March 2014 – LS Trader

The past week has been a very active week in the markets, and for the LS Trader system. It’s been a week that has seen multiple breakouts from ranges in several markets and sectors. The upshot of this is that the LS Trader system entered 11 trades, which is the most entered in a single […]

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Weekly Update 2 March 2014 – LS Trader

This past week has seen stocks rise to new all time highs (in the case of the S&P 500), and the US dollar weaken across the board. Interest rate futures have pushed higher but as yet have been unable to clear critical resistance. Commodities have been mixed but have seen some explosive moves in both […]

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Weekly Update 23rd February 2014 – LS Trader

Stocks indices remain either at multi-year highs (Nasdaq 100) or very close to all time highs (S&P 500 & Dax). This week ahead may prove critical, as another test of key resistance on the major stock index, the S&P 500, looks likely. Success or failure here may have large repercussions across several different markets and […]

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Weekly Update 16th February 2014 – LS Trader

For the past couple of weeks we have been suggesting that the recent decline in stocks was a corrective move in a larger uptrend and price again has again confirmed this. Stocks advanced again and the dollar declined, as is the norm with the inverse relationship between the two. The week ahead will be a […]

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