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Market Squawk

Market Squawk

Important: Please note that the following service will no longer be available from 13 April 2015.

There are 4 main parts to the Market Squawk service on Financial Spreads:
  1. Live Audio and Text Headlines
  2. Economic Calendar
  3. Forex Research
  4. Forex Trading Videos

Please note that the Market Squawk analysis is provided by a third party which is completely independent from Financial Spreads and should not be taken as investment advice.

Live Audio and Text Headlines

The live audio and text headlines concentrate on the forex markets and their primary influences e.g. giving the salient points of a bond auction or the key points from a Central Bank press conference.

Example Text Headlines screenshot from Talking Forex:

Live Market Squawk

Economic Calendar

As you might expect, the Economic Calendar lists the key eco-stats of the day along with the perceived expectation and previous result/number.

Example Economic Calendar screenshot from Talking Forex:

Economic Calendar

Market Squawk Forex Research

The Market Squawk Research section provides you with a further look at the forex markets and typically includes:
  • Daily FX Wrap
  • Daily Calendar
  • Daily Pivot Sheet
  • Daily FX Strategy

The Daily FX Wrap

The daily FX wrap talks through popular forex markets such as EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY.

The analysis looks at the reasons behind both historic and potential price movements. The FX wrap also gives a quick technical analysis update which covers elements like support and resistance levels, moving averages and retracement levels.

Example FX Analysis screenshot from Talking Forex:

Market Squawk - FX Wrap

Daily Pivot Sheet

The daily pivot sheet looks at the technical levels of the most popular forex markets.

As well as giving the last settlement price and the interday high and low, the pivot sheet also gives two possible support levels, two possible resistance levels and a potential pivot point for each forex market.

Example Pivot Sheet screenshot from Talking Forex:

Daily Pivot Sheet

Daily FX Strategy

There's also an interday FX strategy report, which normally takes a look at the EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY and USD/CHF.

As you can see from the following screenshot, the strategy report gives two different strategy options, along with entry levels, potential exit levels, stop loss levels, pivot points etc.

Example FX Strategy screenshot from Talking Forex:

Daily FX Strategy

Forex Trading Videos

There are four daily video updates, these are provided at crucial points during the UK, European and US trading sessions:
  • UK/EU Data Preview: the key risk events during the UK/European trading day. This video is posted shortly after the European opening bell.

  • European Market Re-Cap: a concise market review of the latest European news as US traders come into the market place.

  • US Data or Major Event Preview: this video is either a run-down of the major US figures of the day or a review of the major macro event taking place during the US trading session.

  • US Market Wrap: a review that comes out after the US cash equity markets close. The video covers the key market moving events of the day and looks ahead to the next trading day.

There is a further weekly summary video which looks at the primary trading themes as well as the key topics for the week ahead.

How to Access Market Squawk

1) Log on to your live Financial Spreads account

2) Click 'Research' e.g.


3) Under 'Market Squawk' click 'Click here to launch' e.g.

Access Market Squawk

Independent Trading Information

Investors should note that the Research and Data section is completely independent from Financial Spreads.

Financial Spreads provides free of charge access to a number of third party websites who provide research analysis.

Financial Spreads accepts no responsibility for and has no control over the content (including legality, suitability, accuracy, timelines, reliability or availability) of any linked websites.

The provision of third party content is for general information purposes only and nothing in this section should be construed as providing investment advice or a solicitation to purchase or sell any investment.

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