Fawad Razaqzada

Fawad is an established analyst with 10 years' experience in the city across a range of asset classes with particular expertise in global macro and technical analysis. He has consistently provided high-quality commentary and trading education; has extensive experience in hosting trading webinars and liaising with financial journalists. Fawad has a deep knowledge of fundamental drivers of FX, indices, gold and oil, but his expertise in technical analysis allows him to cover any market including individual stocks and cryptos. Fawad also trades his own account and has managed family funds.

Nasdaq 100 testing trend line

The Nasdaq 100 has reached a key resistance zone here after a sharp recovery over the last few days: As you can see, the tech-heavy index is testing a bearish trend line around the 14200-14300 area. Here, we also have the 21-day exponential moving average coming into play. What the bears would like to see …

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Silver finally breaks 200-day average

Silver has been trying to break out above its 200-day moving average on several occasions in recent months, and after several attempts it looks like the bulls are finally managing that today: Silver still needs to close above the 200 MA for confirmation, but given gold’s earlier breakout, and rising risk aversion in the markets, …

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Gold and silver likely to break out

Thanks to falling yields, precious metals are looking constructive again. Gold has rebounded after testing the $1810 support level for the past two days and it looks poised to break its bearish trend line around $1825/30 as it continues to make bullish price action beneath it: Silver has already broken from its falling wedge pattern: …

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USD/CAD bottoming out?

Thanks to the rising US bond yields, a number of major FX pairs have recently reversed their trends. The USD/CAD has so far resisted the US dollar’s pressure because of rising oil prices (Canada’s major export commodity). But if the US dollar continues to rise against other currencies, the downtrend for the USD/CAD will likely …

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Some before and after trades taken in Feb 2021

Thread Reader Fawad Razaqzada Follow @Trader_F_R Several #FX trades hit targets for private group. Before/after charts in this thread to show you what we traded, how we managed the risk and what we made. Lots of lessons to be learned, but the key takeaway point is this: trade with the trend. First one: #CADJPY #EURJPY …

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EUR/CHF Resurrection: Advantages of Entering Before Breakout

Waiting to pull the trigger is important under certain conditions, especially when you are not so sure about the directional bias. But if you have a strong conviction about something then why wait? Indeed, you can double up when you are proven right.