Forex & Crypto

Forex is the most liquid market in the world and offers some of the greatest trends and opportunities to profit. Cryptocurrencies have been grabbing headlines in recent years, and some believe they will supplant currencies in the not-too-distant future. Understand the correlation between traditional forex and cryptocurrencies and get the expertise you need to navigate these fast-moving markets confidently and profitably.

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Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) began with a single store location in Seattle’s Pike Place Market in 1973, but has grown over time to more than 38,000 stores worldwide. Approximately half of the stores are located in the US and nearly 20% are in China. The company has a market capitalization of $100 billion and generates annual revenue of $37 billion, highlights Ben Reynolds, editor of Sure Dividend.
The American eater can’t be stopped. Some of the best-performing stocks in history have come from the food and beverage sector, with McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) being one of the most prominent, highlights Tom Bruni, head of market research at The Daily Rip by Stocktwits.
After a late-day flop yesterday, stocks are seeing an early pop today. Gold is getting fired up, too, punching through $2,200-an-ounce again. Treasuries and the dollar are flat, while crude oil is off a bit.
The price of Bitcoin recently hit $72,788, a record high. Hard asset investors who favor gold are excited about the price of the yellow metal reaching $2,175, also a record. Gold bugs should not be excited. They should probably sell their gold and buy Bitcoin, suggests Jon Markman, editor at Weiss Ratings Daily.
The new Exchange Traded Funds have been good for the price of Bitcoin. After a multi-year legal fight, ETF providers prevailed in 2023. A federal appeals court said the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) didn’t have a good reason to prohibit proposed ETFs that owned Bitcoin. A new development could fuel further gains, notes Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
If there’s one commodity that’s on every investor’s mind as of late, it has to be Bitcoin. Bitcoin has been making huge waves in both the market and the news. Adding to the excitement is the recent introduction of Bitcoin ETFs, including one that recently amassed over 200,000 BTC in assets — the iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT), writes Jim Woods, editor of The Deep Woods.
Bobby Lee is Founder and CEO of Ballet, a crypto cold storage card provider. A long-time Bitcoin investor and entrepreneur, he founded the first Bitcoin exchange in China, BTC China, and wrote the Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Promise of Bitcoin. We sat down for a conversation at the 2024 MoneyShow/TradersEXPO Las Vegas, and it couldn’t have been better timed. After all, Bitcoin soon traded to – and through – it’s previous all-time high around $69,000.
The chart of the day belongs to the convenience stores operator Casey's General Stores (CASY), states Jim Van Meerten of
The FX markets should come to life as we head deeper into the week, with lots of market-moving data to come, states Fawad Razaqzada of Trading Candles.
Stocks gave up some ground on Monday, and they’re giving up more in the early going here. The same goes for crude oil. But long-term Treasuries are rising, gold is extending its recent breakout, and Bitcoin is closing in on a new record.

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How do we separate Bitcoin from FTX and the Sam Bankman-Fried's of the space?  How do you profit without getting frozen in the Crypto Winters and volatility? Are we too late to profit, or will the crypto bull market keep raging?  Which coins? Which strategy? Which ETF? Which Wallet?  

What are the global macro environment factors like the domestic and international regulatory policies influencing Bitcoin and other digital assets? How will spot ETF approvals influence the industry at large? How are advisors and investors using digital assets? What can we expect next? Join Andy Baehr for an informative discussion on the digital asset landscape.   

Gary Kaltbaum will show you exactly where you need to be in the markets as well as what to avoid. It is in these chart patterns that he will show you the definable uptrends and downtrends. What is emerging? What is submerging? 

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Join José Torres as he provides an update on economic and financial market conditions. Particular emphasis will be placed on consumer spending, labor markets, equities, fixed-income, commodity trends, and monetary and fiscal policies. José will also cover the real estate and banking sectors, as well as manufacturing. 

Chris Rawley sits down with MoneyShow Editor-in-Chief Mike Larson to discuss how investors can generate income and gains from passive investing in the agricultural space. You won’t want to miss this casual and informative chat. 

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Foreign exchange or forex is the most liquid sector to trade, and while it offers some of the greatest trends and opportunities to profit, understanding their technical tendencies and the geopolitical drivers that moves these markets is essential to trading success. In this section of, our team of professional crypto and forex traders will provide you with the tools to navigate these international markets and share their time-tested crypto and forex trading strategies. Discover what creates trends in the currency market and how to handicap these trends like a pro. More importantly, you can also learn how to time those trends for minimum risk and maximum reward using some simple, but effective technical-analysis techniques.

Bitcoin and its crypto cousins such as Etherium, Coinbase, and others have been in the news non-stop in recent years. Speculators and newbies have also been flocking to cryptocurrencies in droves, lured by their wild intraday price swings and eye-popping gains. Two of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges—the CME and the CBOE—have even launched new bitcoin futures, and trading volume in this new product has been steadily rising.

To understand the crypto landscape—the philosophy of crypto and what’s driving the revolution—you need to also understand the economics of cryptocurrencies, the tax implications, and the risks and rewards of trading cryptocurrencies, before you even begin your path to crypto trading.

Whether you’re a newcomer to crypto trading or a veteran trader, you should keep in mind that cryptocurrency trading couldn’t be more different from stock trading. There are various crypto trading strategies that spell out when to buy and sell and how to keep your crypto portfolio safe. It is also critical that you find out how Bitcoin and other cryptos move in relation to forex and how they fit into the risk-on/risk off trade.