Patrick Foot

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Patrick Foot
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Financial markets writer for, a leading provider of online trading for 40 years.

What's Next for Bitcoin?

Date: 3 December 2014

Throughout 2014, financial traders around the world have been enthusiastically taking to bitcoin as a new area for speculation. Analysts, commentators and investors have all ensured that 2014, for investments at least, may well be remembered as the year of the bitcoin. 

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Forex Volatility Levels Have Crept Higher

Date: 3 November 2014

In March of this year, forex volatility was about as lifeless across GBP, DXY, EUR and JPY as it had been for the past five years: pretty much matching a low in October 2012. 

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Looking beyond rate rises as 2015 looms

Date: 15 October 2014

Despite a point in mid-week when it looked like the dollar might finally be in for a real correction, the dichotomy of economic performance between the US and most of the rest of the world appears to be growing once again. 

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