Tony Westfallen

Increasing Value for Our Growing Audience

By Tony Westfallen / 11 Jul 2024

With a rise in readership and an expanding clientele and product range at JPFS, trademakers, and Sterling Gent Trading (SGT), it’s time to enhance our output and offer more profitable insights for speculators and investors…
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Happy July 4th!

By Tony Westfallen / 04 Jul 2024

It’s Independence Day, and since last Thursday, there have been more interesting events happening outside of the markets than within. Last week, we witnessed a very intriguing Presidential debate in the USA, and this week…
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Somewhere between the first Margarita and…

By Tony Westfallen / 27 Jun 2024

the last Pina Colada, the temptation to trade becomes more appealing. Over the coming few months, I will keep my comments short and steer clear of politics. After all, who needs a long ramble when your day is spent listening to your spouse complain about the long airport queues?
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When Will You Start Slowing Down for the Summer?

By Tony Westfallen / 20 Jun 2024

As much as our roles in the financial world demand constant vigilance, the summer season brings with it the need for a well-deserved break. Family holidays are a priority, and it’s crucial to balance our professional commitments with personal time…
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When I was a kid…

By Tony Westfallen / 13 Jun 2024

When I was a kid the only thing hyped-up was the funny bearded lady in the circus! Now I am older, circuses are closing down because bearded ladies, many with penises, are no longer a curiosity.
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Markets and Politics

By Tony Westfallen / 06 Jun 2024

It’s got to be about politics this week, as the markets have been quite boring! But, before that… There are a lot more stories than movement in our markets, so where are we?
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Is It That Time of Year Again?

By Tony Westfallen / 30 May 2024

I’ve spent the past week in the UK, and it’s been quite an interesting time with the announcement of a snap election by the unelected Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak. The media is buzzing with political promises—or lies, depending on your perspective—that seem more absurd than ever before…
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Commodity warning. Let’s keep things in perspective, if we can

By Tony Westfallen / 23 May 2024

Following up on my last few reports, we can see that commodities are finally experiencing a revival and gaining some attention from investors who typically avoid the intricate and unpredictable world of consumables.
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The Old Man and the Markets

By Tony Westfallen / 17 May 2024

Since the beginning of this year (see my report on January 18th), in addition to Gold, I have also suggested that people look into commodity markets, specifically copper, aluminium, corn, wheat, and Natural Gas, and consider buying these products on any further weakness.
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Great News: Unemployment in the UK is rising, and salary growth is declining 

By Tony Westfallen / 16 May 2024

That means savers will get a lower return on their money because the BOE can lower interest rates. How some perceive this as “good news” is beyond me, but this is how many commentators present the situation.
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