Forex trading


Currency Corner: this trend looks very promising for the Canadian dollar

The "loonie" has been on something of a roll against the euro since 2018. Dominic Frisby checks the charts to see where the Canadian dollar is heading…
23 Aug 2019

Where did it all go right for the euro?

SPONSORED CONTENT - The European currency is alive and kicking. Jake Trask, research director at forex house OFX, explains how the euro became a stron…
21 Dec 2017

The shrinking forex market

The foreign-exchange market is the biggest in the world – but it is getting smaller, according to the Bank for International Settlements.
16 Dec 2016
Spread betting

Has EUR/USD started a new bear trend?

The odds are stacking up, suggesting that the rally in the euro vs the dollar is over, says John C Burford.
6 Apr 2016
Spread betting

Did you find the path of least resistance in EUR/USD?

John C Burford outlines a trade in the euro vs the dollar in the wake of the US Federal Reserve’s most recent announcement.
18 Mar 2016
Spread betting

How I cashed in on the ‘Draghi Bounce’

John C Burford looks to profit from the effect of Mario Draghi’s interest rate decision on the pound versus the dollar.
11 Dec 2015
Spread betting

Speculators are massively short the euro – but I think it’s about to turn

Speculators are queueing up to bet against the euro, with bears outnumbering bulls by 33 to one. But the downward trend could be about to reverse, say…
27 Nov 2015

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Spread betting

I need one more signal to confirm a euro rally

The euro is currently searching for a low – and has just hit a vital target, says John C Burford.. Could this be the start of a major relief rally?
23 Nov 2015

Be conservative in the FX markets

Foreign-exchange trading – also known as currency trading, forex, or FX – is a particularly popular choice with people who are new to online trading. …
19 Oct 2015
Spread betting

The Aussie dollar has hit a new low – here’s how I’m playing it

The Australian dollar has declined into new low ground. John C Burford looks to the charts to find likely places to take profits.
8 Jul 2015
Spread betting

It’ll be an explosive weekend for the euro – but my outlook is bullish

Most people believe 'Grexit' would be bearish for the euro. John C Burford disagrees, and looks to the charts for clues.
3 Jul 2015
Spread betting

I couldn’t see through the euro fog – but a perfect trading opportunity presented itself

John C Burford was taking a break from spread betting the euro – until this irresistible trade popped up.
3 Jun 2015

Hedge your bets against forex turmoil

Does it make sense to hedge your currency exposure, or is it likely to result in lower returns? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
10 Apr 2015
Spread betting

The euro’s hitting powerful resistance, but a big rally could be on the cards

We could be at the start of a major rally in the euro, says spread betting expert John C Burford. Here, he explains why.
8 Apr 2015

The pound is in for a bumpy ride

On a trade-weighted basis, the pound has hit its highest level since the summer of 2008. But the next few months could be very different.
20 Mar 2015
Investment strategy

What happens if your broker goes bust?

Money belonging to Alpari's clients is currently trapped in the firm. Cris Sholto Heaton looks at the rules for getting your money back.
23 Jan 2015
Stocks and shares

Alpari UK: what happens when your broker goes bust?

Alpari UK is the first big forex broker to fall victim to the Swiss National Bank's shock decision. John Stepek looks at what it means for Alpari's cu…
16 Jan 2015
Investment strategy

Keep your head when trading forex

Currency or 'forex' trading is particularly popular with those who are new to trading. But beware, the risks are plentiful.
16 Oct 2014
Spread betting

The euro remains wobbly vs the US dollar

John C Burford demonstrates the sheer profit-making power of Elliott wave theory with a trade in the euro.
25 Jul 2014

The currencies to bet on now

Professional currency trader Fadi Zaher reveals three ways investors can benefit from a stronger dollar in the medium to long term.
21 Jul 2014
Spread betting

Avoiding the pitfalls in currency trading

If you're planning to dabble in foreign exchange (FX) trading, it's important to know how to limit your risks right from the get-go.
14 Apr 2014
Spread betting

Watch out – the euro is headed lower

A 'kiss' in the charts is indicating a decline in the euro against the dollar. John C Burford hunts for other clues to help firm up his forecast.
12 Feb 2014