Ben Lobel

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Financial markets, enterprise, business finance.
London-based Ben Lobel joined DailyFX after a ten-year period of B2B trade journalism, during which time he wrote about UK small companies and business finance. Today, he focuses on broader pieces exploring some of the key issues integral to traders, such as navigating cryptocurrencies, which safe havens to explore, and how to approach commodities markets. Ben holds an NCTJ-accredited postgraduate diploma in Newspaper Journalism from Nottingham Trent University in the UK.



The Federal Reserve Bank: A Forex Trader’s Guide

How do Fed monetary policy decisions affect forex trading? Here's all you need to know.

Jim Rogers on US Economic Crisis, Gold & Bitcoin | Podcast

Could we be facing the biggest recession for decades? Hear the views of investment supremo Jim Rogers on our podcast.

The Bank of Japan: A Forex Trader’s Guide

How does the Bank of Japan's monetary policy impact the decisions of forex traders? Read on to find out.

EUR/USD Outlook | Andreas Steno Larsen | Podcast

Andreas Steno Larsen of Nordea talks EUR/USD outlook, how low GBP will go, and gives insight into Scandi currencies.

Why Trade Foreign Exchange? | Rupert Osborne | Podcast

IG US CEO Rupert Osborne talks forex vs stocks, and hints at the future of the pound.

ECB monetary policy | Nicholas Cawley | Podcast

DailyFX analyst Nicholas Cawley discusses the recent ECB meeting – what does it mean for the euro and future policy?

Bitcoin Predictions & Facebook Libra | Tone Vays | Podcast

Wall Street veteran Tone Vays discusses Bitcoin, Facebook Libra and his favored technical analysis strategies.

Where UK Monetary Policy has Failed | Andrew Sentance | Podcast

In this podcast, renowned policy hawk Dr Andrew Sentance joins us to talk UK monetary policy, the impact of negative rates, and more.

USD Outlook & Impending Fed Rate Cuts | Mark Meadows | Podcast

Tune in for discussion on impending Fed cuts, the USD outlook, and the interplay between fundamental and technical analysis.

Fed Rate Cuts & US Yield Curve Inversion | Wolf Richter | Podcast

Our latest podcast covers Fed rate cuts, the US yield curve inversion and the problem of safe havens today.

Sentiment Analysis for Forex Trading

How does market sentiment affect your forex trading strategy? Read this guide to find out.

Sentiment Analysis for Forex Trading

How does market sentiment affect your forex trading strategy? Read this guide to find out.

Developed Market Equities with Andrew Milligan | Podcast

Our latest podcast covers developed market vs emerging market equities, populism and trading and fundamental analysis.

Technical Indicators Defined and Explained for Forex Traders

Learn about the key technical indicators and how they can take your analysis to the next level.

How to Set Up Effective Trading Goals

Read our advice on building solid process-oriented goals to build confidence and consistency in your trading.

Intermarket Analysis with Samantha LaDuc | Podcast

Macro-to-Micro analyst Samantha LaDuc discusses how intermarket analysis can create opportunities.

Tesla Bull Ross Gerber Talks Stock Picking | Podcast

Wealth management specialist Ross Gerber discusses Tesla, Bitcoin and the key ingredients for a successful stock pick.

Oil Data Champion Sam Madani Explains Oil Tanker Tracking | Podcast

We explore why oil tanker tracking has brought transparency to the oil industry.

Stock Market Liquidity and the Benefits for Traders

Why is stock market liquidity important to traders? Here, we explore the reasons and provide an FX comparison.

Quantitative Trading Strategies with Mathew Verdouw | Podcast

Learn about quantitative trading strategies with top market technician Mathew Verdouw on our DailyFX podcast.