CFDMaster

Based in Sydney, Australia.
Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering and Arts

Work as a Technical Guru/ Writer here at CFDMaster

Karen Chan’s passion is analysing data and communicating technical information to the layperson. Her involvement with the finance industry is purely about understanding how financial product technical functions.

Phrase: “Engineering is the structure of everything, understanding it is an art form”

Latest Articles & Reports by CFDMaster

Agricultural’s Boom and Bust Cycles

Past golden eras in agriculture quickly faded. The promise of sustained global demand shifted with economic conditions

Technical Knowledge Test (Indicators)

CFDMaster offers a comprehensive test for traders of all education and skill levels.

BoE Summary of Business Conditions

Retail sales and consumer services values had continued to grow at a steady rate.

What Are and How to Trade Moving Averages?

There are two types of Moving Averages, faster Moving Averages and slower Moving Averages

Bank of England Quantitative Easing Explained

The purpose of the purchases was and is to inject money directly into the economy

Fundamental Trading Knowledge Test (Economic Indicators)

This quiz is designed to test stock, forex, bonds and future market traders basic knowledge and understanding of economic fundamentals.

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index ® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in June

Broad-based increases in the LEI over the last six months signal an economy that is expanding

Fundamental Trading Knowledge Test (Financial Statements)

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of basic understanding of financial statements.

Regardless of where you are in your trading career, this tests are an opportunity to test your knowledge about trading and know if you are really prepare for trading.

Fundamental Trading Knowledge Test (Ratios)

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of basic of ratios that investors calculate from information on financial statements and then use to evaluate a company.

Regardless of where you are in your trading career, this tests are an opportunity to test your knowledge about trading and know if you are really prepare for trading.

General Trading Knowledge Test

This quiz is designed to test your General knowledge and understanding of financial markets.

Regardless of where you are in your trading career, this tests are an opportunity to test your knowledge about trading and know if you are really prepare for trading.

Rio Tinto Delivers Strong First Half Production

Rio Tinto achieved another half of very strong operating performance, powered by productivity gains across their busi

Rio Tinto- Sale of Interest in Clermont Mine Completed

Under the terms of the sale, Glencore has now taken over management of Clermont Mine, which produces thermal coal in central Queensland.

Euro Area Unemployment Rate at 11.9%

Compared with February 2013, unemployment decreased by 619 000 in the EU28,

Using Volume and Open Interest in Technical Analysis

Volume and Open interest is an indicator used by traders to identify trends and their reversals.

SWOT Analysis – Survey

This is a 7 question Survey. Thank you for taking your time to complete this survey.

GBP/USD Pair Continues to be Under Pressure – BOE Interest Rates Decision

The GBP/USD pair continues to be under pressure. More downward movement is expected in the short term. The pair could re-test the 1.4933 level.

EUR/USD Pair Up on ECB – Doji Pattern

Speculation that the European Central Bank will provide liquidity to Cyprus has prompted currency trader to buy the EUR/USD pair.

Economic Calendar Week 25 Feb -01 Mar.

The economic calendar is one investor tool used to forecast economic activity for the coming week. It give structure to economic news ahead and data streams to focus on

Economic Calendar from 04 – 08 FEB, Australian Dollar in Focus

The economic calendar is one investor tool used to forecast economic activity for the coming week. It give structure to economic news ahead and data streams to focus on.

EUR/USD Breaks Above Resistance Level

The Eur/Usd pair had a great trading section after consumer confidence from Germany pushed the Euro currency higher. The consumer confidence grew by a point.

Economic Calendar – From 28 Jan to 01 Feb 2013

This week brings a busy economic calendar starting on Monday with US durable good orders. Durable goods orders reflects the total value of new orders for long lasting products.

Is the EUR/USD Pair Reversal Head and Shoulder Pattern a Strong Signal?

The EUR/USD pair is slightly higher even though the IMF released a report forecasting global grow except for euro area.

Economic Calendar Jan 14 – Jan 18, 2013. – Video presentation.

The number of new Australian home loans granted for owner-occupied homes is expected to have increased by 0.3% to 0.5%. In the USA, investors will look for clues relating to monetary policy from the US Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke.

Economic Calendar – Week Starting Jan 07, 2013 – Video Presentation

On Thursday investor will be eager to listen the European Central Bank press conference and there should be no surprise with the European interest rate remaining without change.

Economic Calendar – Week Jan 2 2013 – Video

U.S. factories should have returned to growth in December after contracting the previous month, if the data to be released on Wednesday matches analysts’ expectations.

UK GDP Growth Slower Than Expected

The slower that expected GDP grow has had a bearish effect on both the GBP and the FTSE. The UK 100 Index is once again trading near a key level.

U.S. Economy Grow Faster Than Expected – USD Index

This morning the financial market was surprised with the US GDP release. The report state that real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.1 percent in the third quarter of 2012. Will you buy the USD?

Macquarie Group – Technical Analysis

In their recent report to share holders, Macquarie group reconfirmed their expection of an improved result for FY13 on FY12 provided market conditions for FY13 are not worse than FY12. Macquarie Group chart is showing an one year old double bottom, that could culminate its pattern around the $40 mark.

Will The EUR/USD Pair Rally This Week?

The recent announcement that Greece has launched a plan to buy back some of its debt hasn’t influence much the EUR/USD pair. But the European section is half way through, so perhaps the market is waiting for Wall Street to open and see what is the reaction to the Greece offer.

Euro GDP, Inflation and US Jobless Claim Impact. Poll

Poll. Wall Street is currently in a downtrend. Do you think that it will go as low as 12036 before year end? The EUR/USD pair should be watched by CFD and Forex traders as the chart is effectively in a turning point.

Risk warning: Your capital may be at risk. CFD trading is suitable for experienced traders and not beginners.