Tony Westfallen

Navigating Economic Realities Amid Political Turbulence

By Tony Westfallen / 15 Feb 2024

As we examine on a year characterized by a flurry of elections across various regions, it becomes increasingly vital to approach economic assessments with discernment. Amidst the cacophony of claims from both incumbents and opposition voices…
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In a world of eternal optimism and ever-increasing stock markets, why is it always the Bulls whom the rest of the world has to bail out?

By Tony Westfallen / 08 Feb 2024

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) isn’t exclusive to young crypto traders; historically, it applies to stock traders and those managing pension funds. More importantly, it serves as the driving force behind the growth of the financial industry.
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With the price of Cocoa still on the rise, it looks like the wife will not getting a box of chocolates on Valentines Day!

By Tony Westfallen / 06 Feb 2024

The last time Cocoa prices traded at the current level, I was a young floor trader on the London Cocoa Exchange, that was back in 1977! Three years of poor global production and prices continue to sky rocketed, and they say there is no end in sight.

This week I want to pose a question, and invite you all to respond

By Tony Westfallen / 01 Feb 2024

As a flesh and blood human, who is prone to make mistakes every now and then, rather than bemoan our mistakes, it is far better to correct them and learn from them. None of us are top of our game every day or every week, and last week it was my turn to screw up.
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This was the week that was

By Tony Westfallen / 26 Jan 2024

This week witnessed a rapid decline, leaving many wondering what plummeted faster – Bitcoin or the support for Ron DeSantis? Regardless, both resulted in significant financial losses for some. That being the case, let’s not lose hope too soon; both assets have ample time for recovery.
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Commodities: Returning to Basics

By Tony Westfallen / 18 Jan 2024

In a recent discussion, I expressed my keen interest in commodities for the upcoming year and promised to provide more substance to my argument…
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So, there you have it – buy on the rumour, sell on the fact!

By Tony Westfallen / 16 Jan 2024

And the fact is, a BTC ETF is not the same as Bitcoin After all the hype, all we heard were tears. Not only from those who expected BTC to rocket but also from those trading in options, who, I understand, took a big hit…

The Financial World is changing fast, perhaps too fast! 

By Tony Westfallen / 11 Jan 2024

Writing a report between the SEC tweeting that a Bitcoin ETF has been approved, and the actual approval is not a walk in the park. Was the Twitter account hacked, or are we witnessing market manipulation? God knows, but we had better get used to it.
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Happy New Year! What an end to 2023! 

By Tony Westfallen / 03 Jan 2024

With markets across the board closing the year at incredibly high levels, there will be many traders out there who are well happy with their bonuses..
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Merry Christmas

By Tony Westfallen / 20 Dec 2023

Whatever way you are going to spend the next few days, I wish you and your family a wonderful and happy time!