Week Ahead

Plan your strategies for the trading week ahead with key insights from our team.

CFD trading is high risk and may not be suitable for everyone.
Week Ahead: Government shutdown, FOMC minutes & yen flash crash

This is LCG’s look ahead to the week beginning December 17th. We discuss the start of the holiday season, the last Federal Reserve interest rate decision of 2018. Also the Bank of Japan & Bank of England will meet for the final time this year. We also run down the top economic data and corporate announcements scheduled for next week.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 79% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.