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Should investors be looking beyond a US rate rise?

Should investors be looking beyond a US rate rise?

That rate rises have been the dominant global economic story of 2014 is unsurprising. The effect that this sustained period of record-low interest rates across key economies is having on asset trading is inestimable, and markets are yearning for some tangible signs of a change in prevailing winds. Which is perhaps why the spectre of […]

By Published On: 10/15/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Non-Farm payrolls beat estimates but the devil is in the details

Non-Farm payrolls beat estimates but the devil is in the details

September saw a robust hiring month as the non-farm payrolls saw 248k new jobs being added above the consensus of 216k. Previous month (August NFP) was revised modestly higher to 180k from the original print of 142k. Unemployment rate, which was widely expected to remain unchanged at 6.1% improved to 5.9%, the lowest level ever […]

By Published On: 10/04/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Draghi disappoints markets. Markets to wait for QE a bit longer

Draghi disappoints markets. Markets to wait for QE a bit longer

The much touted ECB press conference went down as a damp squib. Increasingly weaker fundamental data from Eurozone raised expectations for Draghi to unveil plans for a Eurozone wide QE. However, that didn’t happen and neither were there any further changes to the ECB’s monetary policy. In hindsight, it seemed like an expected event. The […]

By Published On: 10/03/2014 0 Comments Read More »

Financial Markets Explained

What is the TLTRO and how is it different to LTRO

What is the TLTRO and how is it different to LTRO

The ECB recently concluded its first round of TLTRO or targeted long term refinancing operations, which turned out to be anti-climatic. Against an estimated 150bn Euros up for grabs, banks managed to take only 82bn Euros in TLTRO loans from the ECB. The question that might come to one’s mind is what is the TLTRO […]

By Published On: 09/20/2014 0 Comments Read More »
ECB’s Negative Deposit Rates – Busting the misinformation

ECB’s Negative Deposit Rates – Busting the misinformation

After yesterday’s ECB decision to venture into negative deposit rate territory; which now the mainstream media terms it as ‘Historic‘ there have been many articles cropping up about how the ECB’s negative deposit rate will affect the retail consumers.

By Published On: 06/06/2014 0 Comments Read More »
European Banking Union Explained

European Banking Union Explained

The much talked about European Banking Union proposals has been making news on and off. For a complex set up such as the European Union which is comprised of various sovereign countries, in this article we explain the basics of the European Banking Union, the purpose of setting up the banking union and its far […]

By Published On: 12/20/2013 0 Comments Read More »

Technical Indicators

Trading the Awesome Oscillator

Trading the Awesome Oscillator

The awesome oscillator was developed by Bill Williams, part of his series of ‘Chaos Theory‘. Bill Williams went on to develop various indicators as part of this ‘5-market dimensions‘. Some of the other well known indicators from Bill Williams include the Williams Fractal, Alligator, Awesome Oscillator. The Awesome oscillator is commonly found on many charting […]

By Published On: 07/18/2014 0 Comments Read More »
What is the Standard Deviation Channel

What is the Standard Deviation Channel

Standard deviation channel is also alternatively referred to as the Linear Regression channel. In the course of this article, we will use both the words as they mean the same. As the name implies, the Standard deviation is a channel with an upper and lower range which are placed ‘x’ standard deviations away. The Standard […]

By Published On: 12/09/2013 0 Comments Read More »
Understanding Money Flow Index

Understanding Money Flow Index

The Money Flow Index, or MFI for short is a momentum based oscillator that was created Gene Quong and Avrum Soudack. The purpose of MFI was to measure the strength of institutional money flowing in and out of the security/instrument. It is quite similar to the RSI (Relative Strength Index) but differs in the fact […]

By Published On: 11/23/2013 0 Comments Read More »

Trading Strategies

Identify trends correctly with the 4-week rule

Identify trends correctly with the 4-week rule

Trends in the currency markets are one of the most important and basic elements to trading. Incorrect recognition or interpretation of trends can have a devastating effect on traders. Like a slow moving trading, the equity can be easily depleted without knowing what happened until the last dollar disappears from your trading capital. Trends, however […]

By Published On: 09/19/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Parabolic SAR and Stochastics MTF Trading System

Parabolic SAR and Stochastics MTF Trading System

The Parabolic SAR is a versatile trading indicator which can be effectively used as a trailing stop indicator. It forms a kind of trend following strategy and works best when markets are in a strong trending mode. When combined with the Stochastics oscillator, which basically oscillate between overbought and oversold conditions, thus representing rising and […]

By Published On: 09/05/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Easy trading strategies with Renko Charts

Easy trading strategies with Renko Charts

Renko charts, as written in our previous article is purely based on price action and is independent of time. Due to the nature of renko bricks, it is therefore easier to use various charting analysis such as trend lines, chart patterns, support & resistance. Unfortunately, most trading strategies based on Renko tend to focus on […]

By Published On: 07/23/2014 0 Comments Read More »

Trading Articles

Trading Correlations – Introduction to pairs trading

Trading Correlations – Introduction to pairs trading

Trading currency or stocks correlation, or pairs trading as it is often referred involves buying one currency pair or stocks and shorting an inversely correlated currency or stock. The basic premise of currency correlation trading is to maximize the profits when a bias of one currency pair is extreme. Currency correlation can be used in […]

By Published On: 07/31/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Are all Forex brokers the same?

Are all Forex brokers the same?

Let us start with a completely different scenario. All cars do the same thing; they provide a sit-down environment, they allow you to be on the road and take you from A to B with the assistance of your effort to drive it. The same applies to Forex brokers. They all do exactly the same […]

By Published On: 07/18/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Introduction to using Line Charts

Introduction to using Line Charts

Line charts are a form of chart type that takes into consideration the closing price for a particular period of time. It is the simplest form of plotting price on a chart and works in any markets. Perhaps the biggest advantage of using line charts is that this chart type works in any market, regardless […]

By Published On: 06/10/2014 0 Comments Read More »

Trading Platforms & Software

ForexFalcon – A profitable EA for trading fake-outs in forex

ForexFalcon – A profitable EA for trading fake-outs in forex

ForexFalcon is a new automated trading software designed to work with MT4 trading platforms. The ForexFalcon Expert Advisor trades on a unique concept of trading fake outs. Live test results of this profitable EA has shown to make on average of 8% return on a monthly basis with a 16% draw down. Having a profit […]

By Published On: 08/09/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Technical Screener – Forex & Stocks

Technical Screener – Forex & Stocks

For traders who make use of a mechanical trading system, getting alerts at important technical events can determine the difference between staying glued to their computer screens to having time away from the screens yet being in control. MarketInOut is one such tremendously useful technical screening tool that enables traders to not just set alerts […]

By Published On: 06/08/2014 0 Comments Read More »
Forex Copier Review – MT4 Trade Duplicator

Forex Copier Review – MT4 Trade Duplicator

Forex Copier is a handy tool for traders who want to duplicate their trades across different MT4 accounts. It is broker independent and also works on both demo and real accounts. In other words, you can use Forex Copier to duplicate trades from an MT4 Real Account with Forex Broker ‘A’ and copy the trades […]

By Published On: 10/17/2012 0 Comments Read More »
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