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 14 December 2014 – LS Trader

Stocks finally ran out of steam as the S&P 500 failed to print a new all time high and a sharp decline followed. Global stock indices all took at hit as the uptrend is halted, at least for the time being. The dollar also moved lower against the majority of the major currencies whilst commodities, […]

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Weekly Update 7 December 2014 – LS Trader

The S&P 500 rose to new all time highs yet again (yawn!), an event that seems to happen every week at least once! Friday’s intraday print at 2079 basis the December 14 e-mini contract is the latest all time high. The dollar is also on the move higher and commodities continue to experience an increase […]

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Weekly Update 30 November 2014 – LS Trader

It’s been another excellent week for the LS Trader system, which continues to perform extremely well. The system has risen to new highs for the current year, with gains at well over the 100% level year to date. Additionally, the system is also at new all time highs based on the computer model that stretches […]

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Weekly Update 23 November 2014 – LS Trader

U.S. stock markets rallied to new all time highs at the open on Friday. The S&P 500’s new high was 2072.25 basis the December e-mini contract. Both markets (Dow and S&P 500) dropped back from those highs but stocks remain in very bullish territory. Friday was in fact a wild day in many markets and […]

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Weekly Update 17 November 2014 – LS Trader

The S&P 500 printed new all time highs on Thursday at 2043.75 basis the December e-mini contract. The dollar index also printed a new high for the current move on Friday before reversing. We also saw a few corrections in other markets, which we had indicated would likely happen in last week’s update where we […]

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Weekly Update 9 November 2014 – LS Trader

The past week has seen new all time highs for U.S. stocks, new multi-year highs for the dollar index as well as for the dollar against several majors, new multi-year lows for gold and silver and the Euro. Some of these moves may be reaching extreme levels in the short-term and some corrections could be […]

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Weekly Update 2 November 2014 – LS Trader

This past week saw several big moves; new all time highs for the S&P 500, a new multi-year high for the Nasdaq, huge moves in the Nikkei and Yen, as well as a collapse to multi-year lows for gold and silver. From last week: “The bullish uptrend for the dollar remains intact and up across […]

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Weekly Update 27 October 2014 – LS Trader

Both the dollar and stocks have moved higher over the past week. The bullish uptrend for the dollar remains intact and up across the board and a break to new highs for the dollar index and the dollar against several of the majors looks likely in the coming days. Stocks continue their recent recovery in […]

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Weekly Update 20 October 2014 – LS Trader

It’s been another active week in the markets that has seen volatility continue to pick up. This was amply highlighted by a rise in the VIX to levels not seen since the Euro crisis in 2012. In last week’s update we wrote: “The Vix made a huge rally on Friday and for the week, reaching […]

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Weekly Update 12th October 2014 – LS Trader

The past week has been a very active one in the markets, one that has seen the dollar’s rally come to an abrupt halt before a mild recovery towards the end of the week. It has also seen considerable weakness in stocks, which continue to look as though they may have already posted significant highs […]

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