John Kicklighter is chief strategist of DailyFX where he specializes in combining fundamental and technical analysis with money management. Actively trading since Mr. Kicklighter was a teenager, his experience ranges from spot currency, financial futures, commodities, stocks, and options on all these instruments for his personal accounts. He holds a finance and investment degree from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York City.
Despite the record highs set by benchmark US equity indices this year, there is an undercurrent of concern surrounding the health and stability of the global markets. It is always advisable to have your escape plan formulated before the crisis hits, which means knowing what safe havens you can resort to when panic sets in. That said, the favorite safe havens may not be as steadfast as they used to be.
Gain insight into how forex experts solve challenges facing the forex trader. Learn specific ideas that can help you with your trading decisions including risk management. This is a unique opportunity to not only hear from these experts but to ask questions.
How robust is risk appetite? Few in 2017, 2007 or 1999 would have thought too hard on this philosophical question for fear of missing the wave. Yet, volatility over the past year has signaled to traders a need to be more cautious about their exposure. Learn why I consider the S&P 500, Dollar and Gold capable of giving us a comprehensive sentiment and market overview.