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Dollar Bulls Retreat Before Trump Policy Speech

Dollar price action today shows the currency being unloaded by market participants, as comments from recently-inaugurated US President Donald Trump eclipse fundamental data. The effects of Trump’s rhetoric may be dwindling however, considering the performance of the dollar index in

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Cantor Exchange Hires Lubomir Kaneti

Cantor Futures Exchange, one of a few regulated binary options exchanges in the United States, announced on Monday that it was adding a new executive to its team. The company has recruited Lubomir Kaneti, a veteran of the foreign exchange

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Nadex Tightens Rules on Customer Orders

North American Derivatives Exchange, Inc.—better known as Nadex—has introduced changes to its rules regarding customer orders in a filing to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The company, which operates one of two authorized binary options exchanges in the United States,

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Gold Hits Inflection Point

Even though the start of this year is trending awfully close to the beginning of 2016 for gold prices and USD, there are a variety of factors working to shift the narrative for the two assets. Although the boost provided

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Nadex Posts Record Year in 2016

While binary options brokers in Europe struggled mightily against an increasingly negative public perception, the industry saw one of its best yearly performances in the United States. Nadex, the Chicago-based binary options exchange, reported exponential growth in the last month

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What Factors Could Keep Stocks Down in 2017?

Equity markets in the US have been riding high ever since November’s presidential election, feeling the boost of the “Trump rally”. While stocks had an incredibly volatile year, the second half of 2016 ended with most indices reaching record highs

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What Will Markets Look Like in 2017?

After November’s US presidential election, many analysts forecast doom and gloom for the US economy. Several predicted that the dollar would collapse and equities would remain under pressure as businesses entered a panic. Almost two months since the election, most

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Why Higher Oil Prices May Not Last

Despite the resounding optimism from financial markets last week after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on an output reduction deal, the subsequent rally in oil prices may burn bullish traders.  Although it is easy to see why removing

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IB Capital Slammed with Massive Fine by CFTC

Foreign exchange broker IB Capital FX, LLC has been slapped with one of the largest fines in recent memory over breaches in the United States regulatory framework for financial services providers. The company was accused of soliciting US customers without

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SEC Levies Massive Fine on Binary Options Broker EZTD

The US Securities and Exchange Commission levied a major penalty against binary options firm EZTD over the company’s provision of services to American customers. The regulator alleges that the company offered its services in the US despite being unauthorized and

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