Chief Market Strategist David Jones talks through the market highlights this week, including the Putin – Trump meeting, UK High Street Stress, the latest oil prices and more.
High-conviction traders select a small number of assets and back them with meaningful stakes. But they fly in the face of diversification and take bigger risks in search of higher returns.
Two days of meetings in Brussels on Thursday and Friday will see EU finance ministers tackle an agenda headed by latest estimates for growth prospects. But they will also be looking at each other’s budget plans and discuss measures to fine-tune VAT.
Behavioural trading is much talked about, a way of spotting and benefiting from behavioural finance biases. But what are these biases and how do they manifest themselves?
To learn the basics of trading indices, and CFDs on indices in particular, first we should get a clearer idea of what they really are. Generally, an index is usually referred to as a portfolio of stocks of different companies that represent a certain market or its sector.
British statisticians have given the economy a health check and found sluggish economic growth per capita. But household income figures were the best for more than two years.