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 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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Weekly Update 6 October 2014 – LS Trader

The LS Trader system has continued its recent run of excellent performance, clearing the 100% gain level for the year to date, ending the first quarter up by 103.79%*. This leaves the system well on target to post another excellent year, potentially well above the 100% level, particularly with the historically strong fourth quarter ahead. […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Weekly Update 28th September 2014 – LS Trader

The majority of the markets that we trade at LS Trader are in a very strong trending phase, as they have been for much of the past couple of months. This has resulted in a period of outstanding performance for the LS Trader system, which may reach triple digit gains for the year to date […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Weekly Update 21 September 2014 – LS Trader

U.S stocks began the week with weakness, but this turned out to be just a short-term correction as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 both broke out to new highs again on Friday, which in the case of the S&P 500 was an all time high. The Federal Reserve meeting came and went, and dollar […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Switch to our mobile site