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 29 March 2015 – LS Trader

The past week has seen U.S. stocks display considerable weakness and the dollar continue to consolidate. Still no change in the long-term trends for stocks or the dollar, both of which remain up. The long-term trend for interest rate futures also remains up, and commodities remain mixed. Stocks The S&P 500 failed at prior resistance […]

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Weekly Update – 22 March 2015 – LS Trader

It’s been a wild few days in the currency markets, which have seen large swings following comments from the Fed about a delay in interest rate rises. However, a correction in the dollar’s huge bull run was already overdue since sentiment had reached historical extremes, and the bull market was already mature, so the comments […]

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Weekly Update 15 March 2015 – LS Trader

It’s been another excellent week for the LS Trader system, which has seen the system reach new all time equity highs, exceeding the previous high printed in late January. These gains came largely on the back of the continued dollar rally, the Euro’s continued collapse, and a strong recovery rally to new all time highs […]

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Weekly Update 8 March 2015 – LS Trader

It’s been an interesting and profitable week in the markets. The Nasdaq 100 rose to new highs on Monday (unconfirmed by the S&P 500) but then unraveled as the week went on, and the dollar soared as we suggested may happen in last week’s update. From last week: “There have been gains in the dollar […]

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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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