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Weekly Update – 4 February 2018 – LS Trader

Stock markets reversed aggressively this week following a new high at the open which could not hold. The price action this week certainly represents a change in personality of the market and puts the market into corrective mode. Interest rate futures collapsed, making their lowest print since 2015 (30 Year T-Bond). Stocks Stocks opened the […]

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Weekly Update – 28 January 2018 – LS Trader

2018 continues to show signs that it’s going to be a great year for trend following as multiple markets continue to trend well. There are also markets that have yet to break out but are in the process of building favourable setups. The grains markets, in particular, are starting to look very interesting. More on […]

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Weekly Update – 21 January 2018 – LS Trader

The excellent start to 2018 continues as multiple markets continue to trend well. Stocks, in particular, continue to make new highs as the bull market continues. The dollar remains weak, as do interest rate futures, while commodities are mixed. Stocks Stocks continue their epic run and have made new all-time highs once again this week. […]

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Weekly Update – 14 January 2018 – LS Trader

The excellent start to the year has continued with multiple markets trending well and more in the pre-breakout phase and likely to breakout soon. Monday is Martin Luther King Day in the U.S, so U.S markets will have affected trading hours due to the public holiday. Stocks The stock market continues to get bullish seasonal […]

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Weekly Update – 7 January 2018 – LS Trader

The year has got off to a flying start with bullish moves being seen in stocks and some decent moves in other markets. Due to many markets spending much of the past 12-15 months in low volatility trading ranges, 2018 is likely to be a year of breakouts, expanding volatility and momentum, and extended trends. […]

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Weekly Update – 31 December 2017 – LS Trader

We’d like to wish all our readers a very Happy and Prosperous New Year and a great year in the markets! 2018 is likely to be a very good year for traders as volatility continues to expand. Given that this year has been characterised by long periods of consolidation and low volatility, there’s a strong […]

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Weekly Update – 24 December 2017 – LS Trader

We’d like to wish all our readers a very Happy Christmas. We hope you all have a fantastic festive season! 2017 is likely to end with the bull market in global stocks intact and with US stocks either at or near to all-time highs. Multiple markets across all the asset classes look poised to make […]

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Weekly Update 17 December 2017 – LS Trader

US Stocks have made new all-time highs once again this week as the global bull market remains in effect. There were a few breakouts this week in various commodities markets as volatility continues to awaken. This week is likely to see declining volatility as the week progresses, but watch for the Santa Claus rally in […]

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Weekly Update – LS Trader – 10 December 2017

The past week has seen mixed trading in several asset classes, with new all-time highs being seen in the S&P 500, the dollar continuing its recovery, and some decent sized moves in several commodities markets, which includes downside breaks in precious metals. This week sees the last Fed meeting of the year. The two-day meeting […]

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Weekly Update – 3 December 2017 – LS Trader

Stocks hit new all-time highs on Thursday but then had a bit of a wobble on Friday, where, by recent standards, a steep sell-off ended with an equally sharp recovery. This resulted in the S&P 500 closing lower by just 0.15% for the day. Stocks The S&P 500 posted a new all-time high this week, […]

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