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 25 January 2015 – LS Trader

It’s been another excellent week as the markets overall continue with their excellent trending phase, in particular the currency markets where the dollar continues to gain and rise to levels not seen in years. In the case of the Euro, the dollar has pushed it down to its lowest level since 2003 and there is […]

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Weekly Update 18 January 2015 – LS Trader

The story this week has been all about the Swiss Franc and the actions of the SNB, which shocked the markets. This led to an unprecedented move in terms of price and time duration, which was literally 10 minutes. That aside, the dollar rose to new highs against several of the majors including reaching new […]

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Weekly Update 11 January 2015 – LS Trader

Stocks had a very mixed week, beginning with weakness before a decent recovery later in the week. The dollar’s rally continues to new multi-year highs, energy markets dropped to new multi-year lows and the long bond reached its highest level since May 2013. Several markets have reached extremes in terms of sentiment percentages, with the […]

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Weekly Update 4 January 2015 – LS Trader

2014 has ended and it was an excellent year for the LS Trader system, easily the best year since 2008. Trending markets returned in force in 2014, particularly in the second half. Strong trends have been seen in several sectors, particularly in the energy markets and the currencies. These two sectors were responsible for a […]

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Weekly Update 28 December 2014 – LS Trader

The past week, which has been a shortened week due to the Christmas holiday, saw the S&P 500 post new all time highs yet again. The dollar has also gained and the energy markets have continued recent weakness. There’s just 3 trading days left of 2014 and on the basis of strong seasonal tendencies for […]

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Weekly Update 21 December 2014 – LS Trader

Stocks put in a huge recovery rally that resulted in the S&P 500 printing a new all time high late on Friday. The other stock indices also rallied but did not breakout to new highs. The dollar had a very mixed week that initially continued with weakness that began the prior week but resulted in […]

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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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