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 2 March 2015 – LS Trader

New all time highs were seen this week in both the S&P 500 and the Dax, but the latter remains the stronger of the two. The dollar continues to consolidate but there have been gains in the dollar index and a test of the recent high may be at hand, as well as a test […]

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Weekly Update 22 February 2015 – LS Trader

Our special offer of 3 months membership for the price of 1 (saving £294) ends tonight, so sign up now before you miss out. Click here to find out more and take advantage of this limited time special offer before it closes tonight. Stocks rose to new all time highs once again as both the […]

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Weekly Update 15 February 2015 – LS Trader

Our special 3 months membership for the price of 1 (saving £294) is currently running this week. Click here to find out more and take advantage of this limited time special offer The S&P 500 rallied to new all time highs for the first time this year. The last all time high print was back […]

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Weekly Update 8 February 2015 – LS Trader

It’s been a mixed week for the markets, which has seen further rally from the energy markets, continued correction for the dollar overall, and consolidation from the stock markets. Interest rate futures all ended the week lower following quite a sharp drop on Friday that has put an end to the uptrends for the near-term, […]

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Weekly Update 1st February 2015 – LS Trader

The dollar rally continues as the dollar index rallies to its highest level since September 2003. The Dax has rallied to new highs in a move that is unconfirmed by other global stock indexes, which are all showing signs of weakness, and bonds have rallied to new highs for the current move. The big question […]

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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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