Ben Myers

Ben Myers

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Ben Myers is one of the most respected and trusted names in the financial trading industry. Following a long and successful career with HSBC, Bank of Ireland and running his own investment firm

 Ben Myers is one of the most respected and trusted names in the financial trading industry. Following a long and successful career with HSBC, Bank of Ireland and running his own investment firm, Ben has been the Chief Analyst at YesOption since its inception in 2013 and was the driving force behind YesOption receiving a number of awards for its Technical Analysis. Ben remains a keen Forex and Binary Options trader and has been contributing to where-to-trade.com since 2014.

AUDUSD Remains Buy On Dips

AUDUSD Remains Buy On Dips

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:30-04-2015 11:13

Aussie dollar was one of the best performing currencies as it traded higher against most major currencies, and looks set for more gains in the short term.

US Dollar At A Critical Juncture

US Dollar At A Critical Juncture

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:23-04-2015 10:35

US dollar traded lower recently against many major currencies including the Euro and the British Pound, but now it looks like it has regained the bullish bias and might trade back higher in the near term.

Aussie Dollar To Continue Trading Lower

Aussie Dollar To Continue Trading Lower

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:16-04-2015 09:35

Aussie dollar was one of the best performers lately and the recent employment report released might encourage buyers in the short term and could take AUDUSD higher towards 0.7800.

GOLD Might Continue To Face Hurdles

GOLD Might Continue To Face Hurdles

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:09-04-2015 17:08

British pound remained of the better performers against the US dollar, as buyers sentiment was seen improving which helped GBPUSD to gain ground better compared to other major pairs.

SILVER Might Gain Bids Moving Ahead

SILVER Might Gain Bids Moving Ahead

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:02-04-2015 15:32

SILVER after testing the $17.40 level moved lower, but it looks like it managed to gain buyers around an important support area and might continue to move higher in the near term.

AUDUSD Setting For A Correction

AUDUSD Setting For A Correction

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:26-03-2015 14:16

Aussie dollar was seen performing well against the US dollar until the AUDUSD pair found resistance around the 0.7940 level where sellers managed to defend the upside in the pair.

Euro Eyes Gain Ahead Of Fed

Euro Eyes Gain Ahead Of Fed

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:18-03-2015 09:28

US dollar continued to correct lower against the Euro and awaits the all-important fed rate decision.

Continue Buying Dips In USDCHF

Continue Buying Dips In USDCHF

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:11-03-2015 11:26

US dollar continued to surge higher against the Swiss franc, and it might continue to do so.

US Dollar Accelerates Higher But Stays Below Critical Area

US Dollar Accelerates Higher But Stays Below Critical Area

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:04-03-2015 10:29

US dollar accelerated higher against the Euro and the British pound, but stays below critical resistance area and it would be interesting to see how it trades moving ahead.

Can AUDUSD Continue Trading Higher?

Can AUDUSD Continue Trading Higher?

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:26-02-2015 16:26

Aussie dollar continued to trade higher against the US dollar, but we need to see whether it can continue to trade higher in the near term or not.

The Big Picture ? AUDUSD and GOLD

The Big Picture ? AUDUSD and GOLD

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:19-02-2015 15:24

Downtrend in the AUDUSD pair might not have finished as there is a major resistance on the way up for the pair which is likely to act as a pivot area.

USDCHF Struggling Around Important Area, Break Near?

USDCHF Struggling Around Important Area, Break Near?

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:11-02-2015 13:37

US dollar struggling around an important resistance area against the Swiss franc and seems to be consolidating in a small range.

GOLD And Swiss Franc Loses Ground, Eye Lows

GOLD And Swiss Franc Loses Ground, Eye Lows

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:04-02-2015 16:06

In the UK, British Retail Consortium (BRC) Shop Price Index released posted a reading of -1.3% in January 2015, compared to the preceding month reading of -1.7%.

USDCHF Fails Around A Critical Resistance; Downside Likely?

USDCHF Fails Around A Critical Resistance; Downside Likely?

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:28-01-2015 13:25

US dollar traded higher recently against the Swiss franc, but failed around an important resistance area suggesting a short-term top in the USDCHF pair.

British Pound Range Bound, Aiming For A Break

British Pound Range Bound, Aiming For A Break

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:14-01-2015 15:53

The British pound traded lower against the US dollar as the recent releases in the UK failed to impress buyers.

No Relief For The US Dollar Sellers

No Relief For The US Dollar Sellers

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:12-01-2015 14:50

US dollar sellers failed time and again to take the dollar lower as the fundamental outcome exceeded the market forecast recently.

Safe Havens Gain Bids In Tensed Market

Safe Havens Gain Bids In Tensed Market

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:06-01-2015 10:37

US dollar and Japanese yen gained a lot recently and looks set for more gains moving ahead.

Gold Rising After Stress Test Results Fail to Impress

Gold Rising After Stress Test Results Fail to Impress

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:27-10-2014 05:49

Gold, after being unable to move above its 100-day moving average of $1257 and breaking below its important support zone at $1242, formed a very safe base near the $1230 level on the daily chart.

Is Gold Finally on the Rise?

Is Gold Finally on the Rise?

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:13-10-2014 08:42

Gold continued its strong uptrend in this morning’s session as most Asian markets witnessed a sell-off in the equities markets on Friday, which occurred due to a breakdown in the Dow Jones. Gold rose because the USD fell, causing traders to look for a safe haven.

Can The DAX Tumble Even Further?

Can The DAX Tumble Even Further?

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:29-09-2014 04:04

The DAX tumbled in Fridays trading session on the back of news that Bill Gross, widely regarded as “bond god” had stepped down from Pimco effective immediately. Bill Gross in a statement said that he would be joining Janus Capital Corp. The slump on the DAX was largely on the back of a sell off seen in Allianz shares which constitute a large percentage of weight age on the DAX. Allianz is the parent company for PIMCO.

Dollar Support Sends Euro Lower

Dollar Support Sends Euro Lower

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:24-09-2014 02:08

The currency pair closed marginally in the red, as the investors seemed to book profits from the recent rally in the U.S. dollar, the currency pair traded in a range of 1.2840 and 1.2903 and consolidated with a loss of 0.02% at 1.2847

Euro Remains Under Pressure But Is A Break Out Ahead?

Euro Remains Under Pressure But Is A Break Out Ahead?

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:22-09-2014 08:06

The euro bounced back from 14 month lows against the dollar in the early morning trading session but many believe the gains are going to be capped as the expectations of an earlier than expected rate hike continue to remain. It is imperative to know that the Euro has been broadly under pressure since the European Central bank cut interest rates and introduced a loose monetary policy to kick-start a stagnating Eurozone economy.

Euro Breaks Supports on Fed`s Outlook

Euro Breaks Supports on Fed`s Outlook

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:18-09-2014 09:13

EUR/USD on the hourly charts had a very tepid trading session after the massive selling it witnessed yesterday post the Fed’s announcement

EUR/USD Forming Higher Lows Ahead of Feds Outcome

EUR/USD Forming Higher Lows Ahead of Feds Outcome

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:17-09-2014 09:46

EUR/USD saw some buying emerge in yesterday’s trading session on the back of the dollar witnessing some profit taking amid placid economic reports.

The Euro remained steady against the US dollar

The Euro remained steady against the US dollar

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:16-09-2014 08:30

The Euro remained steady against the US dollar even though the economic reports coming out of Germany with regards to the business sentiment index came lower than expectations. The current conditions came in at 25.4 versus a reading of 44.3 a month ago. The report is indicative of the stagnant Eurozone economy and points towards the fact that the European central bank would be forced to maintain its loose monetary policy even while the Federal Reserve might take steps towards rising interest rates and winding down its bond buying programme.

The Euro pushed higher against the dollar

The Euro pushed higher against the dollar

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:15-09-2014 04:45

Traders and investors would be closely watching the release of the Fed minutes post the FOMC meet to understand the future policy action of the Federal Reserve as many believe that the Fed would continue winding down its bond buying programme

Gold Trades Narrow But Can It Recover From a Three-Month Low?

Gold Trades Narrow But Can It Recover From a Three-Month Low?

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:10-09-2014 05:14

Gold continues to consolidate and trade in a very narrow range of four dollars. XAU/USD opened at 1,254.85 in Asian trading session. XAU/USD has strong support at $1,245 levels which is critical for bulls. More upside in yellow metal would be seen only if it closes above $1,262 for two consecutive days than it can go up till $1,282 and $1,300 in near term.

EUR/USD Hits 14 Month Low, Further Declines Ahead

EUR/USD Hits 14 Month Low, Further Declines Ahead

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:09-09-2014 08:27

Trading in EUR/USD continues to remain subdued without much moment. However, Bulls had something to cheer for as EUR/USD gave a breakout above its 20-Day EMA on 15 minutes charts by trading above 1.28829.

Ukraine Crisis Pushes Euro Near to 14-month Low

Ukraine Crisis Pushes Euro Near to 14-month Low

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:08-09-2014 08:04

It’s the kind of a day when EUR/USD has finally moved into positive territory on hourly charts. However, it is finding difficult to sustain at higher levels. Overall EUR/USD continues to remain weak and break of weekly low of 1.2920 would take currency pair all the way down to 1.2905 and 1.2890.

EURUSD Slow and Steady Uptrend

EURUSD Slow and Steady Uptrend

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:02-05-2015 11:21

Euro traded higher versus the US Dollar Intraday, and registered a new weekly high as buyers were optimistic after a report which points that better growth is possible in the Euro Area.

Yen Could Trade Higher Vs US Dollar

Yen Could Trade Higher Vs US Dollar

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:24-04-2015 10:39

Japanese Yen traded higher against the US dollar and looks set for more losses, as the latter one weakened against most major currencies including the Euro and the British Pound.

Euro Skyrockets as Dollar Remains Lower

Euro Skyrockets as Dollar Remains Lower

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:17-04-2015 09:42

Euro and many other currencies were seen trading higher during the past few sessions against the US dollar as the market sentiment tilted in favor of the US dollar sellers.

Euro Nosedives As Sellers Take Control

Euro Nosedives As Sellers Take Control

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:10-04-2015 17:11

Euro nosedived earlier during the London session against the US dollar, as the greenback was seen gaining pace against most of its counterparts.

US Dollar Awaits NFP Release In Quiet Market

US Dollar Awaits NFP Release In Quiet Market

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:03-04-2015 15:35

US dollar is waiting patiently for a major release lined up today, as the nonfarm payrolls and the unemployment report will be released by the US Department of Labor.

US Dollar Recovers Sharply Intraday

US Dollar Recovers Sharply Intraday

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:27-03-2015 14:19

US dollar after falling sharply against the Euro and the British pound managed to recover ground and traded back higher as buyers stepped in to protect losses in the near term.

Euro Lower As Dollar Gains Traction

Euro Lower As Dollar Gains Traction

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:19-03-2015 09:34

Euro traded lower against the US dollar as the latter one managed to gain back strength.

NZDUSD and AUDUSD Recovers After Sharp Decline

NZDUSD and AUDUSD Recovers After Sharp Decline

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:12-03-2015 11:29

US dollar after trading sharply higher against the Aussie dollar and the Kiwi dollar corrected lower as NZDUSD and AUDUSD gained traction.

USDCHF Surges As Euro Eyes ECB

USDCHF Surges As Euro Eyes ECB

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:05-03-2015 10:36

Euro weakened more against the US dollar and headed towards the 1.10 monster support area ahead of the ECB interest rate decision and press conference.

Risk Gains Momentum Post Solid Chinese PMI

Risk Gains Momentum Post Solid Chinese PMI

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:25-02-2015 16:14

Chinese HSBC Manufacturing PMI released earlier today exceeded the market forecast and ignited a sharp rally in the risk assets.

GBPUSD Broadly Unchanged Post UK CPI

GBPUSD Broadly Unchanged Post UK CPI

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:17-02-2015 15:05

Aussie dollar moved higher against the US dollar after the RBA meeting minutes were released.

AUDUSD Collapses To Test Key Support Area

AUDUSD Collapses To Test Key Support Area

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:10-02-2015 12:14

Aussie dollar was one of the worst performers of the day as it traded lower against the US dollar to test the 0.7760 support area.

EURUSD And GBPUSD Recovers Ground Intraday

EURUSD And GBPUSD Recovers Ground Intraday

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:03-02-2015 15:35

Euro and British pound managed to gain ground against the US dollar as buyers appeared.

Euro, Pound Failed To Recover Against US Dollar

Euro, Pound Failed To Recover Against US Dollar

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:06-01-2015 09:59

Euro and the British pound attempted a recovery against the US dollar, but failed.

Gold Still Going Strong as Greenback Weakens

Gold Still Going Strong as Greenback Weakens

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:21-10-2014 10:55

Gold continued its uptrend overnight and was able to break above the all-important resistance of $1242. The precious metal was significantly higher in the Asian trading session o due to higher than expected Chinese growth numbers which is seen as a huge overhang for global growth growing forward.

Gold Finds Supports on Chinese Demand

Gold Finds Supports on Chinese Demand

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:8-10-2014 08:03

After yet another flat day of declines for the precious metal, Gold witnessed some buying interest in the overnight session. The buying interest has continued to be seen in the Asian trading session on the back of holiday demand and the re-opening of the Chinese markets. China, along with India are the largest consumers for the precious metal. The IMF downgrading global growth prospects regarded as a huge positive, as many believe that the equity trade might get unwound and traders might look at building on the safe haven trade.

DAX Downtrend Continues on Weak German Data

DAX Downtrend Continues on Weak German Data

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:7-10-2014 09:57

The DAX had a very volatile session once again yesterday following on from a busy previous week. After opening higher in the morning session it was catching up on the price action from Friday. The DAX was unable to hold onto gains and closed near the lows of the day. The DAX opened a percent higher in the morning but post the Factory order data which largely disappointed the street saw resumption of selling pressure which dragged the index lower. The Factory orders came in at 5.7 percent lower than those reported it August, the lowest level seen since January 2009.

Gold Heading Towards More Declines

Gold Heading Towards More Declines

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:6-10-2014 02:25

Gold tumbled to 4-year lows in Fridays’ trading session. Traders and investors in Asia are continuing to witness the downward pressure on the precious metal as the dollar continues its uptrend against all major currencies, considered bearish for gold. Gold fell below the all-important psychological level of $1200 breaking the important support zone near the $1207. The Department of Labour reported that the US economy added 248,000 jobs in the month of September, this came in way higher than the consensus estimate of 215,000 jobs.

Gold Posts a Cautious Gain on Low Volume Trading

Gold Posts a Cautious Gain on Low Volume Trading

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:2-10-2014 04:07

Gold prices were moderately higher in the Asian morning today but on low volumes. This is on the back of holidays in Hong Kong, China and India. Gold had a relatively flat to positive session overnight post economic data from the US led traders to sell the dollar and take some profits off the table. There was an equally large sell off witnessed in equities overnight which led many to position themselves in the relatively risk off trade in gold.

Gold Continues Downward Trend. More Declines to Follow?

Gold Continues Downward Trend. More Declines to Follow?

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:1-10-2014 01:47

Gold remained broadly under pressure in the early morning session today as investors kept a close eye on the dollar, which remained flat but continued to have a bullish bias. Gold witnessed a selloff in the overnight session on the back of weak global cues and a stronger dollar. Gold had the worst quarter since 2008, which is a huge cause of concern for bulls. The price action over the quarter is indicative of the waning interest in the precious metals basket.

Strong USD and Hong Kong Unrest Pushes Gold Lower

Strong USD and Hong Kong Unrest Pushes Gold Lower

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:30-09-2014 04:39

Gold prices were lower in early morning trade in Asia on back of the unrest in Hong Kong. Traders and investors are closely watching out for manufacturing data coming out of China to understand the underlying strength of the worlds’ second largest economy. Gold prices could not sustain at higher levels in trade last night as the dollar recovered from the early morning weakness.

Euro Lower on Draghi Comments

Euro Lower on Draghi Comments

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:23-09-2014 03:17

The Euro lost most of its gains yesterday’s trading session on the back of comments from the European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi who indicated that the Eurozone recovery was losing steam. In remarks to the European parliament the ECB chief reiterated that the ECB would take all necessary actions to kick start a flagging European economy. The euro found some support post the US existing sales data which showed that the housing sector, in the US wasn’t completely out of the woods.

DAX 30 Analysis

DAX 30 Analysis

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:16-09-2014 02:19

DAX 30 had a positive session yesterday. The index saw buying emerge at lower levels post the dip it had witnessed over the last couple of day

The DAX had a very weak session on Friday

The DAX had a very weak session on Friday

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:15-09-2014 05:48

The DAX had a very weak session on Friday closing at the day’s low which is a very bearish signal. The German index had been in a very strong uptrend over the last few weeks’ right from the time it made an intraday low at 8092 but is currently facing resistance at the upper end of the trading range. The selling pressure witnessed in Friday’s trading session was on the back of above average volumes which is a bearish indicator.

Will the Apple Event Inspire Further Record Highs?

Will the Apple Event Inspire Further Record Highs?

By: Ben Myers | YesOption | On:9-09-2014 08:32

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares gain near its 20-Day EMA which stands at $99.35 ahead of event this evening as the market expected for big announcement. Going forward the stock has strong support near $95, a level from where it has bounced twice in the past. Any big announcement will take the stock above $103.

US Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of Fed Decision

US Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of Fed Decision

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:29-04-2015 12:12

US Dollar continued to weaken during the London session as investors await the Fed Interest Rate Decision.

US Dollar Nosedives Post Disappointing Jobless Claims Report

US Dollar Nosedives Post Disappointing Jobless Claims Report

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:23-04-2015 11:59

US dollar was seen trading lower during the NY session, as the economic releases in the US missed the forecast.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? April 16

Daily Market Roundup: US ? April 16

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:16-04-2015 11:18

US dollar dives against most majors as risk sentiment gains pace, and EURUSD and GBPUSD traded higher.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? April 9

Daily Market Roundup: US ? April 9

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:09-04-2015 10:46

US dollar continued to stay on the top against most major currencies, as sellers have no reason to take it lower.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? April 2

Daily Market Roundup: US ? April 2

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:02-04-2015 10:27

Euro remained one of the top performers against the US dollar as it trade above 1.0850.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 26

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 26

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:26-03-2015 09:50

US dollar managed to correct higher against a basket of currencies, including the Euro and the Aussie dollar.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 17

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 17

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:17-03-2015 09:25

GOLD dived below the all-important $1150 level and looks nervous ahead of critical releases in the US this week.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 10

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 10

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:10-03-2015 17:44

EURUSD attempting to form a base around the 1.0720 level as the US dollar was seen correcting against most major currencies.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 03

Daily Market Roundup: US ? March 03

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:03-03-2015 17:14

Canadian dollar finally gained a few bids against the US dollar, as the Canadian GDP released today exceeded the market forecast.

Daily Market Roundup: US ? Feb 24

Daily Market Roundup: US ? Feb 24

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:24-02-2015 16:15

US dollar traded higher after Yellen’s speech and positive releases in the US.

The US market traded with a nervous tone today as the latest news on Greece was on the mind of investors

The US market traded with a nervous tone today as the latest news on Greece was on the mind of investors

By: Ben Myers | Where To Trade | On:17-02-2015 10:00

US market remained mostly in red due to the Greece deadlock and tensions surrounding the Euro area.

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August 12, 2014 London, UK, - Leading online forex and binary options trading platform - www.yesoption.com has once again made the news by being awarded the prestigious award of ‘Best Technical Analysis of 2014’

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