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 – 15 July 2018 – LS Trader

The past week has seen the Nasdaq 100 breakout to new all-time highs and also sees the S&P 500 at a critical juncture. Price action in US indices this week will likely determine the path for the next few weeks at least. The correction lower in the dollar may have ended, and we have seen […]

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Weekly Update – 8 July 2018 – LS Trader

The past week has seen mixed trading in many markets. The dollar has seen some weakness as have metals and energies. US stocks remain long-term bullish, and interest rates continue their counter-trend advance that is now approaching the point of a change of long-term trend to up. Stocks From last week: “The S&P 500 is […]

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Weekly Update – 1 July 2018 – LS Trader

The position in the markets is currently very interesting. We’ve had a correction lower in stocks, a new rally in energies, continued weakness in metals and possibly the start of a new uptrend in interest rate futures. ## Stocks This week’s decline in the stock markets resulted in support being broken in the Nasdaq 100 […]

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Weekly Update – 24 June 2018 – LS Trader

The past week has seen the Nasdaq 100 make new all-time highs but then pull back from those highs towards the end of the week. The dollar has had a mixed week with new highs for the current move being seen in the Dollar Index and a few of the majors, but a reversal was […]

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Weekly Update – 17 June 2018 – LS Trader

The past week has seen the Nasdaq 100 print new-all time highs and has seen some volatility in the currency markets, as is often the case during the week of the FOMC meeting. The volatility resolved itself in favour of the Dollar, which is in line with the current long-term trend. Stocks The Nasdaq 100 […]

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Weekly Update – 10 June 2018 – LS Trader

The Nasdaq 100 did break out to new all-time highs, and the S&P 500 also broke out of its range, with as we suggested last week. The dollar has also had the expected pullback. The long-term trend remains up for stocks and the dollar, down for interest rates and mixed for commodities. Stocks From last […]

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Weekly Update – 3 June 2018 – LS Trader

The long-term trend remains bullish for US stocks. The Nasdaq 100 has seen bullish price action this week and may head back to test all-time highs. The S&P 500 remains weaker but may also breakout this week. A look at the monthly and weekly charts confirms that the uptrend is still intact in spite of […]

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Weekly Update – 27 May 2018 – LS Trader

This coming week will be a shortened trading week due to the Bank Holiday in the UK and the Memorial Day holiday in the US. As of Friday’s close, the long-term trends remained up for US stocks, up for the Dollar, down for interest rate futures and mixed for commodities. Stocks The Nasdaq 100 continues […]

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Weekly Update – 20 May 2018 – LS Trader

The past week has seen stocks consolidate but has also seen continued strength in the energy markets and the dollar, and weakness in metals. The long-term trends remain up for US stocks, down for metals and interest rate futures, up for energies and sideways to up for the dollar. Stocks Strength remains evident in the […]

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Weekly Update – 13 May 2018 – LS Trader

US stocks have continued to recover from the sell-off earlier this year and show signs of renewed strength. It’s possible that we will see further strength and breakouts to new all-time highs over the coming weeks. Stocks The US stock indices remain in a long-term uptrend and have shown renewed strength this week. The S&P […]

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