What is the Gold Standard system ?

Recently, the gold standard, the monetary regime with which governments fixed the national currency to gold, has returned to interest. With the gold standard system, the conversion of banknotes into gold was free and immediate. If I owned 100 dollars, it means I owned an equivalent amount of gold at the US Federal Reserve System or the central bank of …

Markets Update Tuesday 23/07/2019

Exchange gains in America Yesterday, the US stock markets were mostly on the rise. The Dow Jones index rose by 0.1 per cent to 27,172 points. The broader S&P 500 rose by 0.3 per cent to 2,985 points. The composite index of the Nasdaq technology exchange gained 0.7 per cent to 8,204 points. Trade Stock CFDs with IG Markets The …

X station 5 from XTB

The xStation5 is the award-winning trading platform developed by the XTB Forex Broker, a German online broker that has become very popular internationally. xStation5: The award-winning XTB platform In addition to the popular Metatrader 4 platform, the broker offers its users the opportunity to trade on xStation5, which has exciting features that have captured the attention of many traders. The …

Futures vs CFDs, What is the difference?

CFDs and Futures are two financial instruments that are particularly sought after by traders who tend to invest in a thoughtful manner and with a predominantly short-term perspective. Although these instruments have become increasingly “common”, not everyone has a clear understanding of the differences that exist between them. Find out about the Best Forex broker for CFD trading Let’s try …

Markets Overview Monday 22/07/2019

London – 22/07/2019 *Make it easy to trade, use EasyMarkets, read our review * Low impulse trade start Market observers spoke of a low-pulse trading start. As the day progresses, there are no important economic data on the agenda to guide investors. With a view to the upcoming quarterly figures, analyst Chris-Oliver Schickentanz of Commerzbank drew attention to the fact …

Markets Overview Friday 19/07/2019

New momentum in sight Thanks to a small chase to catch up at the close of trading in New York, the traffic lights in Germany should jump to green on Friday as well. The Dax and Dow are once again benefiting from hopes on interest rates. At the same time, many quarterly figures still have to be digested. The Dow …

The future of CFD leverage in Australia

After the ESMA had pulled the trigger last year, it was only a matter of time before other regulators around the globe would join in and swing the bureaucratic hammer. What is disguised as “consumer protection through regulation” at first glance is, in reality, a reckless act that opens the doors to the “Wild West” and probably even less safeguard? …

Markets Update Thursday 18/07/2019

“Markets Tilt” “The markets are tilting back towards weaker economic growth,” wrote analyst Michael McCarthy of the internationally renowned broker CMC Markets. He referred to Japan, where exports fell for the seventh consecutive time in June. The mood was also depressed by the post-trade decline in the price of IBM shares according to quarterly figures, but above all, by the …

Markets Overview Wednesday 17/07/2019

Euro fights further down On the currency market, the euro has to hold its own again in a small phase of weakness. The euro is currently trading at 1.1215 dollars, about half a cent lower than the previous day. *Trade EUR/USD with the best spread with IC Markets* Brent crude oil back up, gold down The price of oil has …

Best Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Stocks

The world of automobiles is changing. Fired by diesel scandals and technological progress, the days of conventional combustion engines are numbered. In many countries, there are already politically set time limits and targets for the switch to alternative, emission-free drives. In addition to electric cars with rechargeable batteries and hybrid motors, fuel cell technology is regarded as the most promising …