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 3 May 2015 – LS Trader

Stocks began the week with strength but then reversed sharply lower, before finding support at the end of the week. The long-term trends still remain up for stocks, as they also do for the dollar and interest rate futures. However, the latter two sectors have both been under some pressure this week, and a change […]

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Weekly Update 26 April 2015 – LS Trader

The past week has seen stocks complete their recovery, and the S&P reach new all time highs. The Nasdaq 100 also broke out to multi-year highs. The dollar has been weaker but remains in a long-term uptrend. Interest rate futures and commodities have been mixed, but the long-term trend is still up for rates, and […]

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Weekly Update 19 April 2015 – LS Trader

The past week has seen stock markets sell-off, the particular weakness being seen in U.S. stocks on Friday. Interest rate futures have risen once more, and may go on to test their recent highs again, and the dollar has been weaker, highlighted by a four-day decline in the dollar index to end the week. The […]

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Weekly Update 12 April 2015 – LS Trader

The long-term trends still for the most part remain intact. The dollar bull market is still alive, and new breakouts for the dollar index and Euro could be seen this week. The British pound has this week fallen to a near 5 year low against the dollar and may yet have further to run. U.S. […]

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Weekly Update 5 April 2015 – LS Trader

The past week was a shortened trading week due to the Good Friday holiday. Monday is a Bank Holiday in the UK, but U.S. markets will be open. There are several markets that are at or near what may turn out to be very key levels. Whether these markets can break through the relevant support […]

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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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