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The financial markets have so much to offer beyond mere numbers and charts. Between the highs and the lows, amidst the bulls and the bears, there are plenty of themes to explore. Join Han Tan, Exinity Group Chief Market Analyst, as he ponders the major topics that are moving markets and shaping investor sentiment. From a deep-dive into the latest headlines, to examining the wildest price swings, or even debating contrasting views within the investing community, Han and his guests are always ready to engage in thought-provoking discussions that may just help investors find the trading opportunity they're looking for. Get more insights by downloading and subscribing to 'Markets Extra'. Because a little extra, can go a long way. Disclaimer: This written/visual material is comprised of personal opinions and ideas. The content should not be construed as containing any type of investment advice and/or a solicitation for any transactions. It does not imply an obligation to purchase investment services, nor does it guarantee or predict future performance. FXTM, its affiliates, agents, directors, officers or employees do not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available and assume no liability for any loss arising from any investment based on the same. Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 82% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

The financial markets have so much to offer beyond mere numbers and charts. Between the highs and the lows, amidst the bulls and the bears, there are plenty of themes to explore. Join Han Tan, Exinity Group Chief Market Analyst, as he ponders the major topics that are moving markets and shaping investor sentiment. From a deep-dive into the latest headlines, to examining the wildest price swings, or even debating contrasting views within the investing community, Han and his guests are always ready to engage in thought-provoking discussions that may just help investors find the trading opportunity they're looking for. Get more insights by downloading and subscribing to 'Markets Extra'. Because a little extra, can go a long way. Disclaimer: This written/visual material is comprised of personal opinions and ideas. The content should not be construed as containing any type of investment advice and/or a solicitation for any transactions. It does not imply an obligation to purchase investment services, nor does it guarantee or predict future performance. FXTM, its affiliates, agents, directors, officers or employees do not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available and assume no liability for any loss arising from any investment based on the same. Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 82% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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The financial markets have so much to offer beyond mere numbers and charts. Between the highs and the lows, amidst the bulls and the bears, there are plenty of themes to explore. Join Han Tan, Exinity Group Chief Market Analyst, as he ponders the major topics that are moving markets and shaping investor sentiment. From a deep-dive into the latest headlines, to examining the wildest price swings, or even debating contrasting views within the investing community, Han and his guests are always ready to engage in thought-provoking discussions that may just help investors find the trading opportunity they're looking for. Get more insights by downloading and subscribing to 'Markets Extra'. Because a little extra, can go a long way. Disclaimer: This written/visual material is comprised of personal opinions and ideas. The content should not be construed as containing any type of investment advice and/or a solicitation for any transactions. It does not imply an obligation to purchase investment services, nor does it guarantee or predict future performance. FXTM, its affiliates, agents, directors, officers or employees do not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available and assume no liability for any loss arising from any investment based on the same. Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 82% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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@Han_FXTM

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English


Episodes

Is trading and investing the new saving?

12/21/2021
All we tend to hear these days is that inflation has gone through the roof, and that not investing or not trading can sometimes pose a higher risk than simply saving. Is this always true though? There are a few ways to create wealth, and they ladder up to three pillars: Saving, investing, and trading. But these all carry different risks, need time commitment, as well as certain levels of market knowledge. Tune in as Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst and Jamie Dutta, Trader &...

Duration:00:14:58

Fear : A trader's friend or enemy?

11/28/2021
Heights, injections, ghosts, lightning – everyone has a fear or phobia. In fact, when it comes to heights, traders can fear those that are on a chart rather than on a rooftop. It is an unpleasant feeling, yet this is a primitive emotion that has been hardwired into us to protect us from danger. Ironically, this same defence mechanism remains the downfall of many traders during sticky situations. Tune in as Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM, and Christopher Lodge, Head of Market...

Duration:00:14:34

5 Reasons Trading Is Like Pro Sports

10/14/2021
Tokyo Olympics, Euro 2020, and Wimbledon have spoiled sports fans this past summer. Amidst the sporting spectacle, there are some key lessons that traders can learn and use in the financial markets. Tune in as Han Tan and independent analyst Jamie Dutta discuss the similarities between professional sports and the world of trading. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:48

Q4 Outlook: Fed dots and the 'double-D' risks

9/23/2021
The Fed has just concluded its September policy meeting, with Fed Chair Jerome Powell revealing that the central bank could begin tapering its asset purchases from November onwards. Tune in as Han Tan and Exinity Chief Market Strategist Hussein Sayed discuss what the Fed’s latest announcement might mean for various assets such as the dollar, gold and stocks, while highlighting key risks to look out for in coming months. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:14:11

Will the ECB join the tapering club?

9/7/2021
Key officials at the European Central Bank have begun mulling out loud about whether it’s time to unwind its emergency bond purchases that have supported the Eurozone’s economic recovery. Such a move would have major implications on EU stocks, bonds, and the euro. Tune in as Han Tan and Exinity Chief Market Strategist Hussein Sayed preview the ECB’s upcoming policy meeting scheduled for the 9th September. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:44

Everyone is born a trader!

8/26/2021
Taking the first steps into the world of trading can be daunting. Yet, we may be more prepared for it then we think. It may even be something we've unknowingly trained for all our lives. Tune in as Han Tan and FXTM Trading Educator Theunis Kruger discuss how we might already be set to tackle the global financial markets. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:37

Confused by the Fed? So were the markets.

7/29/2021
The FOMC just wrapped up their July meeting, with markets still left questioning exactly when policymakers plan to start tapering (easing up on their bond purchases that have helped financial markets since the pandemic). Tune in as Han Tan and Exinity Chief Market Strategist Hussein Sayed digest the Fed’s latest statements and what they mean for markets in the weeks and months ahead. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:19

Could US stocks reach new record highs this earnings season?

7/15/2021
The US earnings season is upon us once more as publicly-listed US companies unveil how their respective businesses performed in Q2. Market optimism ran high in the lead up, pushing benchmark US stock indices such as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones index to new record highs at the start of the week. Tune in as Han Tan and his guest, independent analyst Jamie Dutta, explain why the corporate earnings are important for investors, how they impact markets, and discuss other major factors that are...

Duration:00:15:07

OPEC+ Preview: Could a cautious cartel pave the way for $100 Brent?

6/28/2021
On 1 July, OPEC+ will decide its collective output levels for August. Markets are expecting a hike of around 500k barrels per day (bpd), with Brent futures trading around their highest levels since October 2018. Still, OPEC+ must be wary about how a potential US-Iran nuclear deal could disrupt the cartel’s supply plans, while keeping a close watch on pandemic-related developments. But that isn’t stopping some segments of the oil markets from forecasting $100 oil by next year! Tune in as Han...

Duration:00:13:44

Fed discos to taper-town!

6/17/2021
The Fed has delivered a hawkish surprise after the conclusion of its policy meeting this week. In the immediate aftermath, the US dollar soared, gold prices tumbled, and US stocks are pulling away from their record highs. Han Tan and his guest, Exinity Chief Market Strategist Hussein Sayed unpack the Fed’s latest statements to the markets, and what they mean for various asset classes moving forward. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:52

Jobs, jobs, jobs! Why the US nonfarm payrolls are a big deal

6/3/2021
Global investors are keenly watching the release of the May US nonfarm payrolls report, due on 4 June. If the official figure is anything like last month’s shocker, financial markets could be in for another volatile session. Han Tan and his guest, FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga, discuss the significance of the NFP report for the US inflation outlook, and what it could mean for the Fed’s next move. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:09

Gold prices and the two “magic” T words

5/20/2021
Spot gold is set to post a 6-day winning streak, having gained about 9.5% so far this quarter. What’s been fuelling bullion’s climb? Han Tan and his guest, FXTM Senior Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga, discuss the key factors that are pushing the precious metal higher, and contemplate how much further it could go. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:41

Sell in May – Yea or Nay?

5/6/2021
Come this time of year, the market adage, “Sell in May and go away” often makes its rounds (perhaps to the chagrin of seasoned market watchers). With US stocks showing some signs of jitters already this week, does this cliché still apply for 2021? Han Tan and his guest, market commentator Jamie Dutta, discuss the themes in play for US stocks as we get closer to the summer months. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:46

Technical Analysis: Common Myths and Mistakes

4/22/2021
For some trading can be as calming as watching the waves roll in on a sunny beach. For others it’s a thrill-seeking adventure, like surfing in shark-infested waters. But how does the trading psychology impact your next decision? Han Tan and his guest, Theunis Kruger, FXTM trading educator, dispel some common misconceptions about technical analysis, and discuss how we can avoid missteps to become better traders. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:14

What is an index and why it matters? A chat with Nasdaq

4/8/2021
Listen in as Han Tan and his guest, Ben Jones, Senior Index Strategist at Nasdaq, discuss the crucial role that indexes play in global financial markets, and how it can be useful for any investor or trader. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:33

Q2 Outlook: What could rock global markets?

3/25/2021
The first quarter of the year has been anything but calm for global financial markets. US Treasuries and tech stocks have been roiled by rising expectations that US inflation is set to come back with a vengeance, which could see the Fed adjusting its policies sooner than expected. But is the market volatility over? What’s next that could jolt stock markets, the dollar, and emerging economies over the next 3 months? Listen in as Han Tan and his guest, Chief Market Strategist Hussein Sayed...

Duration:00:15:36

Donut-onomics: Why inflation matters for financial markets

3/11/2021
Tech stocks are tumbling, the Dow Jones index posted a new record high, and Treasury yields even ran amok! Investors have been rotating their funds across asset classes over recent months in anticipation of rising consumer prices. But why this obsession over inflation? Listen in as Han Tan and his guest, Kathleen Brooks, founder of Minerva Analysis, explain what inflation is and why markets are reacting to it. Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:04

What do OPEC+ and “Guardians of the Galaxy” have in common?

2/25/2021
OPEC+ is due to meet on 4 March to decide on their collective output levels for April. However, in the lead up to this crucial meeting, Saudi Arabia and Russia appear to be at odds once more about how much of their oil should be pumped out into a world that’s still recovering from the pandemic. The alliance’s decision is set to have a major impact on global oil prices, which have already surged by 30% so far this year! Tune in as Han Tan and his guest, senior market analyst Lukman Otunuga...

Duration:00:18:40

Record highs galore! How long can this last?

2/11/2021
Risk assets have been enjoying a fabulous February so far, with the global stock market posting new record highs! But as many of us are aware, this cannot go on indefinitely. Tune in as Han Tan and his guest, market commentator Jamie Dutta list what has surprised them amidst this risk-on environment, and key triggers that could bring this party to a halt. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:01

Will the Fed trigger a “taper tantrum” or “taper rally”?

1/28/2021
Tune in as Han Tan and Kathleen Brooks unpack the latest commentary by Fed chair Jerome Powell and the impact it's had on various asset classes. Although the Federal Reserve left its policy settings unchanged this week, global markets could be rocked once more by what's to come out of the world's most influential central bank. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:17