Naeem Aslam
Naeem Aslam
Naeem is an award winning analyst (i.e Irish Brokers Young Award in October 2010 etc.). His ability to proactively take advantage of various market trends is what made us at AvaTrade falling in love with him which led us to working together. A highly motivated individual that possesses strong analytical, numerical and interpersonal skills and has the ability to communicate his insights at a senior level. Some of Naeem's Specialties: Investments, Portfolio Management, Client services , compliance and regulations, Equity and Bond market.
April 30, 2021

What Is The Stock Market Breadth Telling Us?

What Is The Stock Market Breadth Telling Us?

Investors are very much cautious today as economic numbers released this week have not shown strong recovery. For instance, Chinese Manufacturing Services eased off last month and the US GDP data for the last quarter was also short of expectations. Having said that, the US corporate earnings were immensely strong, and so far more than…

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April 29, 2021

Here Is Why Stock Futures Are Up

Here Is Why Stock Futures Are Up

The US and European futures are trading higher as traders digest the dovish message from the Federal Reserve yesterday. We have also seen a strong session over in Asia, which is also strengthening the optimism among investors and traders in Europe. Having said that, traders do need to keep in mind one particular comment made…

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April 28, 2021

How Are The Decks Stacked Ahead of the FOMC Meeting?

How Are The Decks Stacked Ahead of the FOMC Meeting?

Today is a big day, and all eyes will be on the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, who will be announcing the US monetary policy decision on interest rates and the asset purchase programme. Market expectations are that the Fed will not move a muscle during this meeting, and it will leave things…

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April 27, 2021

How Good Were Tesla and HSBC Earnings?

How Good Were Tesla and HSBC Earnings?

Tesla’s Earnings When it comes to Tesla’s earnings, it is about one main headline, and that is how Tesla added nearly $101 million in profit to its Q1 earnings. Tesla announced that it bought $1.5 billion worth of “digital assets” during Q1 but then the company sold nearly 272 million worth of Bitcoin during Q1…

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April 26, 2021

Why Are Investors Watching India

Why Are Investors Watching India

Investors are primarily concerned about the serious rise in coronavirus cases in India and its impact on the feeble global economic recovery. There is no doubt that the coronavirus situation is out of control in India; over 350K new Covid cases were registered on Sunday. India desperately needs help. Joe Biden, the US President, has…

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April 23, 2021

Why US and European Futures Could See Recovery

Why US and European Futures Could See Recovery

European and US futures are trying to recover some of their losses from yesterday. The Dow Jones, and the S&P 500 saw sharp downward moves in their prices yesterday on the back of news that the US President is planning a substantial increase in tax hikes for wealthy individuals. Under the new proposal, individuals who…

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April 22, 2021

The ECB Day Is Here

The ECB Day Is Here

European futures are trading higher as traders pick up momentum from Wall Street, where we saw the Dow Jones index posting some strong gains. It seems like traders are taking every retracement in the stock market as an opportunity to jump back in or double down on their riskier bets, and this is pushing the…

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April 21, 2021

Why Are Netflix’s Earnings Optimistic?

Why Are Netflix’s Earnings Optimistic?

When it comes to Netflix, three things matter the most. Firstly subscribers, secondly margin, and thirdly content. Netflix only added one million new paid subscribers for the first quarter, which is an appalling number. If we look at the total number of subscribers in the first quarter, that number isn’t impressive either—it came in at…

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April 20, 2021

Is The Stock Market Momentum Slowing?

Is The Stock Market Momentum Slowing?

Investors are very focused on the earning seasons and they are trying the gauge the economic recovery in the private sector. So far, we have seen strong earnings from the US companies especially the US banks that reported their earnings last week. Basically, traders would like to see an echo of the same message that…

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April 19, 2021

Why Cryptos Went Crazy This Weekend?

Why Cryptos Went Crazy This Weekend?

This weekend was all about crypto craziness, and we saw some speculators shaking out of the markets, and bargain hunters adding more positions to their portfolio. Bitcoin believers know that it is absolutely crazy to sell Bitcoin during a bull rally. The reason that we saw Bitcoin prices plunge over $10K for a brief moment…

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April 16, 2021

GDP Growth In China Steals The Headlines

GDP Growth In China Steals The Headlines

 European traders are taking cues from Asian markets, where we have seen decent price action on the back of the Chinese economic numbers. The DAX index is on track to record its 7th consecutive week of gains, and despite the fact that the index is near its record highs, traders still believe that there is…

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April 14, 2021

Earnings Season Kicks Off And It’s Crypto Time!

Earnings Season Kicks Off And It’s Crypto Time!

Today is an important day as investors prepare themselves for the beginning of a new earnings quarter. Wall Street giants will be reporting their earnings, and investors will dissect their reports very closely. JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and Wells Fargo are some of the names who will report their earnings, and so far, the price…

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April 13, 2021

Look For Inflation Data; Bitcoin and Coinbase IPO in Focus

Look For Inflation Data; Bitcoin and Coinbase IPO in Focus

Wall Street experienced lacklustre price action yesterday, and US futures aren’t looking healthier today either. That is because investors have become hesitant to take big bets for two specific reasons. Firstly, there are concerns that US inflation data, which is due today, could bring higher volatility. This could be especially true if we see a…

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April 9, 2021

China And US Have Serious Beef

China And US Have Serious Beef

Geopolitical tensions are on the rise as the US blacklists several Chinese supercomputing companies and uses the excuse of national security concerns. Of course, this reaction is going to be met with an equal response, which means China is likely to block some US companies. The concern is how far this game of blacklisting can…

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April 8, 2021

Stocks Moving Higher Again? | ECB Minutes and Jobless Claims Ahead

Stocks Moving Higher Again? | ECB Minutes and Jobless Claims Ahead

European and US futures are trading higher as traders are finding comfort in the Fed’s monetary stance. Jerome Powell, the Fed Chairman, made it very clear yesterday that the Fed isn’t going to make any hasty decision in relation to its monetary policy. Traders have finally understood that there will be no early exit from…

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April 7, 2021

Why Are the Markets Looking Optimistic?

Why Are the Markets Looking Optimistic?

European and US stock futures are trading lower, but they are still hovering near their all-time high as investors remain optimistic about stimulus-supported recovery. One particular takeaway from Joe Biden’s speech yesterday was that he has full confidence in his team. That is because he mentioned that he hasn’t spoken to the Chairman of the…

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April 6, 2021

Plenty of Pain for Credit Suisse and Holidays Ahead!

Plenty of Pain for Credit Suisse and Holidays Ahead!

European futures are trading higher as traders have returned from their long holiday weekend. This is the first time that investors will get a chance to react to a solid US jobs report, and we have already seen the flavour of this in the US markets. Having said that, some investors are likely to pay…

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April 5, 2021

You Can hear a Pin Drop in The Markets Today

You Can hear a Pin Drop in The Markets Today

The US jobs report, which came out on Friday surprised the market because no one was expecting the US NFP to come in that strong. The US economy created over 916K jobs when the forecast was for 652K. The unemployment rate also fell further to 6.0% from its previous reading of 6.2%. The only softness…

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April 2, 2021

Stock Market Breadth Shows Great Strength Ahead of US NFP Data

Stock Market Breadth Shows Great Strength Ahead of US NFP Data

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, introduced his new stimulus plan of $2 trillion, which is going to uplift the US infrastructure over the coming 8 years. The President plans to fund this spending through higher tax rates, and the concern is that market players may not like higher taxes at this time….

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