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Get exclusive insights from analysts and industry experts with IG Trading the Markets – a new podcast that covers everything from forex to stock trading, helping you to get more from the financial markets. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice.

Get exclusive insights from analysts and industry experts with IG Trading the Markets – a new podcast that covers everything from forex to stock trading, helping you to get more from the financial markets. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice.

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United Kingdom

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Get exclusive insights from analysts and industry experts with IG Trading the Markets – a new podcast that covers everything from forex to stock trading, helping you to get more from the financial markets. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice.

Twitter:

@IGTV

Language:

English


Episodes

Trading books: EQ vs IQ - emotional intelligence in trading with Mark Shipman

2/10/2020
What does a trader need more: inherent intelligence and high IQ, or the ability to manage their emotions? Mark Shipman, a successful speculator, and IG client, says it is the emotional intelligence that makes traders succeed. Discussing his book “EQ vs IQ” with IGTVs Jeremy Naylor, Shipman reveals concepts of psychology that can sabotage a trader, such as a ‘concord fallacy of sunk cost’ and ‘confirmation bias’. Shipman tells anecdotes from his own experience in a dealing room, for example,...

Duration:00:30:16

Tesla is 'ahead of the pack' with its electric car offering

2/5/2020
With Tesla's stock price recent surge to record highs, the company has eclipsed both Volkswagen and BMW in terms of total market capitalisation. Vicky Parrott, associate editor of DrivingElectric.com says Tesla really is 'ahead of the pack'. Speaking to IGTV's Jeremy Naylor, Parrott says Tesla is a 'generation ahead of its rivals', especially with its charging infrastructure across UK, Europe and the US. Parrott also talks about whether Germany has lost its role as motto-manufacturing...

Duration:00:15:41

How will the coronavirus affect market activity?

1/29/2020
The flu-like new coronavirus has so far killed over a hundred with thousands of people infected. On Wednesday morning British Airways became the first international airline to cancel all flights to and from mainland China. Wuhan, where the outbreak originated, and at least 15 other cities in China are on lockdown to stop the spread. Martin Essex from Daily FX and IGTV’s Jeremy Naylor discuss the impact on business of the disease. Essex says that the market sentiment will be highly affected...

Duration:00:15:11

Market insight: Coronavirus, Davos, ECB and Netflix

1/22/2020
In this episode, Chris Watling, CEO at Longview Economics, talks about the most important factors driving the markets this week. Contagion concerns about the coronavirus sparked a sell-off in Asian markets at the start of the week. Climate change is front and centre in the debate between Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Plus, central banks are in focus with interest rate decisions from the European Central Bank, Bank of Canada and the Bank of Japan. And...

Duration:00:08:44

Trading gold: Waiting for retracement before going long

1/15/2020
With the recent rise in geopolitical risk has come the inevitable rise in the price of gold, albeit for a brief period. IGTV’s Jeremy Naylor speaks to DailyFX currency strategist Michael Boutros about what influences gold price in the longer term. Boutros says that the commonly held belief is that gold has the inverse relationship with the US dollar. However, he says, traders should also look at Japanese yen. This currency, he says, has more of a longer term correlation with gold. Any...

Duration:00:14:47

Market insight: Watch out for the UK Brexit 'economic bounce'

1/8/2020
Dr Andrew Lilico, managing director of Europe Economics, says that the big change, for him, on the UK’s path to Brexit, was Boris Johnson’s new proposal. The election, which gave a minority Conservative government, an 80-seat majority, means that there is now no chance of a no-deal Brexit and that all will be in place to end the transition period on 31 December 2020. Lilico says that there may be a period of agreement based on a WTO type backdrop, but the detail will be ready at the end of...

Duration:00:13:41

Trading Books: The Turtle Trading experiment with Michael Covel

1/6/2020
Can one be trained to be a successful trader, or is it an inherent talent? This is the question Richard Dennis was aiming to solve, when he hired a group of twenty people, from the street, that had no trading experience. He gave them a set of trading rules and allocated money from his own pocket. In four years, the group made Dennis $100 million by executing his trend-following strategy. Michael Covel wrote a seminal book about the events, that followed the initial recruitment, and the...

Duration:00:18:45

Trading Books: Economic lessons from 'Investment Biker' Jim Rogers

12/30/2019
In 1990s, the legendary investor Jim Rogers took a trip around 52 countries and six continents, the adventure he then documented in his book 'Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers'. He wanted to see for himself what the economic climate in different parts of the world was like, including emerging markets such as Russia, China, and Argentina. In this podcast, he talks about which of the lessons he learned back then, are still applicable today. Rogers explains why he would invest...

Duration:00:15:32

Trading Books: 'Pit Bull Lessons' with Martin Schwartz

12/23/2019
Martin Schwartz, now 74, says that giving up trading for him is a form of death. Schwartz, once the winner of US Investment Championship, has earned himself the name “Pit Bull” for his nerves and instinct on Wall Street. Now, when he has money for this life and the next one, Schwartz says it’s the thrill that keeps him in the trading game. He compares himself to a race horse, which when loose, runs back to the barn. In this interview about his book, 'Pit Bull: Lessons from Wall Street's...

Duration:00:23:22

Market insight: UK is already ‘Singapore on steroids’ so Brexit unlikely to provide any such upside

12/18/2019
With the Conservative party expected to enshrine into law the 31 December 2020 deadline for a trade deal with the EU, markets are again beginning to consider the prospect for a so-called no-deal Brexit. Charles Hecker, from Control Risks, says that even with this legislation there will still be room for an extension to finalise a deal with the EU. On the subject of opportunity after Brexit, Hecker says that with London being as big as it is, it is already ‘Singapore on steroids’ and is...

Duration:00:10:48

Trading Books: What makes a genius fail with Roger Lowenstein

12/17/2019
In 1993, the newly founded Long-Term Capital Management, was publishing some of the highest returns within the hedge fund industry. Managed by a group of former traders, two Nobel prize winners, and one former central banker, it reached annualised return of over 21% in its first year, 43% in the second year, and 41% in the third year. Yet after four successful years, it lost $4.6 billion in less than four months. Its crash disrupted not only the biggest banks on Wall Street, but the...

Duration:00:23:32

Trading books: Exploring what makes a market wizard with Jack Schwager

12/10/2019
Market Wizards is a trading classic written by Jack Schwager in 1989, which he followed up with The New Market Wizards in 1992. Interviewing the top Wall Street traders of the time, Schwager exposed their secrets of success, such as control over ego, discipline and learning from mistakes. Three decades later - in the age of new technology and social media - the writer explores what’s driving the new generation of market wizards. He talks about self-awareness, journaling, emotional...

Duration:00:21:34

Market insight: Stocks to watch around the election

12/10/2019
IGTV's Jeremy Naylor and Josh Warner discuss which stocks to keep an eye on in the week of the UK's general election. While some sectors are likely to remain relatively immune, due to cross-party agreements - such as defence, housing, and renewables, others would be worse off regardless of the election result. Josh also talks about how sectors could be affected under Conservative, Labour or Lib Dem policies. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information contained does...

Duration:00:06:56

Trading books: Exploring what makes a market wizard with Jack Schwager

12/9/2019
Market Wizards is a trading classic written by Jack Schwager in 1989, which he followed up with The New Market Wizards in 1992. Interviewing the top Wall Street traders of the time, Schwager exposed their secrets of success, such as control over ego, discipline and learning from mistakes. Three decades later - in the age of new technology and social media - the writer explores what’s driving the new generation of market wizards. He talks about self-awareness, journaling, emotional...

Duration:00:23:22

Market insight: Looking for gold to hit $1,700 as US dollar loses steam

12/4/2019
With the dovish rhetoric coming out of the Federal Reserve, James Stanley, foreign exchange strategist at DailyFX, tells IG that he is looking at a weaker USD from this point. He picks out sterling as one of the main winners, although, he is seeing this as a broad USD sell-off. In amongst the mix is a stronger gold price. Here he says it is expected to sail past the $1,550 highs of September with his target closer to $1,700. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information...

Duration:00:14:56

Market insight: Has Tesla really received 250k Cybertruck orders?

11/28/2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested on Twitter that the electric carmaker had 250,000 cybertruck pre-orders. Alex DeGroote from DeGroote Consulting provides his insight into the likelihood that these $100 deposits will convert into real orders. DeGroote provides his predictions for the stock price and the key factors to watch when it comes to Tesla’s growth outlook. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice.

Duration:00:05:01

Market insight: Is it time to look again at ‘risk assets’?

11/20/2019
With more than 65 years market experience between them, IG's Jeremy Naylor talks to Nick Cawley, from Daily FX, to look at the rise of the shadow banking sector. Having seen the European Central bank highlight the risks developing in this area, how should traders view the opportunities? Nick’s view is that risk assets are ‘underpriced’. But what are these, in the context of the pressures facing the ECB? Nick and Jeremy also have an opportunity to discuss the latest around the US China ‘trade...

Duration:00:10:45

Trading cannabis: From crop to stock

11/14/2019
IGTV’s Jeremy Naylor is joined by Brett Hundley from Seaport Global and Neil Mahapatra from Kingsley Capital to discuss the journey of cannabis – all the way from harvesting to company branding. Any opinions, news, research, analysis, prices or other information contained does not constitute investment advice.

Duration:00:25:06

Market insight: Is the UK investable amid the political noise?

11/14/2019
The UK general election, the state of the economy and potential investment opportunities, just some of the things discussed in this first market insight podcast on IG Trading the Markets. Justin McQueen from DFX provides key insight onto the current markets. Any opinions, news, research, analysis or other information does not constitute investment advice.

Duration:00:07:26

Is the UK investable amid the political noise?

11/13/2019
IGTV’s Victoria Scholar sat down with Justin McQueen from DailyFX for this first episode of IG Trading the Markets to discuss the upcoming general election, the state of the economy and potential investment opportunities. Any opinions, news, research, analysis or other information does not constitute investment advice.