FX YTD Performance

Since I was playing around with YTD performance I thought I would isolate a handful of currency pairs and see how they did and as you can see from below they are a mixed bunch. Variations in performance are generally by themselves not that interesting, after all its a market and it depends upon variation…

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The Pounds Long Decline

I am doing a Market Wrap for Talking Trading which I will post a link to ASAP. In looking at the current state of markets I came across the following chart from the WSJ highlighting the long decline in the GBP. The sun has well and truly set on the Empire, it just seems as…

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GBP Flash Crash

The most interesting thing to happen in markets for sometime was the GBP flash crash that occurred last week. I only caught the tail end of the crash as I saw some of my GBP puts leap ten fold in value and then settle back down. Which was followed by me going WTF? was that…

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