Nick Cawley

Nick Cawley


Fundamental analysis and financial markets.
Nicholas Cawley has more than 30 years of experience covering a wide range of financial markets and instruments. After nearly two decades of trading and broking a variety of fixed-income products, Nick turned his hand to reporting and analysing macro and micro events in the fixed income and foreign exchange sectors.



Bitcoin (BTC) Slump Continues on US Justice Department Probe Talk

Bitcoin (BTC) continues to weaken and is likely to make fresh lows for the year as talk of a US Justice Department probe into illegal practices gathers market momentum.

USDJPY - Pending Long on Further Weakness

The short-term sell-off in USDJPY may offer an attractive entry point for USD bulls.

Ether (ETH) Price Bounces Off Target But Weakness Remains

The second largest cryptocurrency Ether (ETH) remains in a downtrend with further losses on the horizon, while the ETH vs BTC spread turns marginally higher.

Cryptocurrencies - The Bears are Growling | Webinar

The cryptocurrency market is under-fire and prices are moving lower with little buying seen. Volumes are low and retail remain heavily long.

GBPUSD Hits A Five-Month Low on UK Inflation Miss

Sterling continues to fall – hitting a five-month low against a resurgent US dollar – after the latest inflation readings came in marginally lower than expected, leaving GBP hawks flounde...

ETH vs BTC - Ether and Bitcoin Spread; De-Risking Crypto Trading?

Trading the two largest cryptocurrencies against each other gives investors an opportunity to capture token outperformance while reducing general cryptocurrency risk.

GBP Nudges Higher as BOE Policy MakersTestify

The Bank of England governor and three MPC members are giving their views on the May Inflation Report to the Treasury Select Committee and Sterling seems to like what has been said so far.

EURUSD Looks Oversold But Further Falls Lie Ahead

Markets seldom move in a straight line and EURUSD is currently trying to bounce back after recent heavy losses. However, both Italian risk and US dollar strength remain very real.

Cryptocurrencies - Prices Edge Lower, Ranges Forming | Webinar

The cryptocurrency market is currently red with little buying pressure on any token. Traders will be hoping that support levels continue to hold and trading ranges become clearer.

EURUSD Bounces May Attract the Bears

The US dollar rally continues but prices don’t move in a straight line. Any bounce in EURUSD may be seen as a potential short opportunity.

EURGBP - Pending Short as 200-DMA Nears * Update*

Short-term price moves can offer trading opportunities, especially when technical levels near.

UK Jobs Report - Will Unemployment Continue to Fall? | Webinar

The UK jobs market remains robust with unemployment currently at a four-decade low. Will another strong set of figures underpin a currently weak Sterling?

EURUSD Low to be Retested as US Treasury Yields Jump

The US dollar is back in bullish mode as US Treasury yields hit fresh multi-year highs, underpinning the greenback against a weak Euro.

UK Market Look Ahead - Is Sterling Oversold? | Webinar

After touching a five-month low against the USD last week, Sterling has edged back off its lows and is attempting to push higher.

EURUSD Capped as Italian Populist Government Takes Shape

The Italian Five Star Movement and the Northern League moved closer to forming a government over the weekend adding a fresh layer of EUR risk.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed Freshmen, Europe and Japan Data Eyed

Financial markets eye confirmation hearings for two new Fed officials as well as CPI and GDP data from Europe and Japan in the week ahead.

GBP: A Bargain or a Bear Trap?

With little UK data of note next week, sterling traders may be wise to let the charts unfold as long and short GBP positions both hold potential risks.

Cryptocurrency Technical Analysis - Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, Litecoin

Selling intensified at the end of the week, pushing a range of cryptocurrencies back onto or below support levels. While the recent uptrend remains in place from recent lows, further falls are likely...

Cryptocurrency Market’s Heavy Losses; Ripple (XRP) Price Slump

Heavy losses in the cryptocurrency market may have been sparked by news of a warning from GPU manufacturer giant Nvidia that sales to the crypto market will likely fall by two-thirds in the next repo...

EURUSD Remains Fragile as Italian Risk Continues to Rise

The prospect, however small, of a populist government in the Euro-Zone’s third-largest country is likely to push the single currency back to multi-month lows.