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05
SEP
2013
FX

Currency Trade Reaches $5.3 Trillion a Day as Yen Turnover Jumps

By Neal Armstrong and John Detrixhe Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) — Foreign-exchange trading surged to an average $5.3 trillion a day in April 2013, boosted by greater yen volumes, the Bank for International Settlements said. Trading increased 33 percent since the same period in...
17
AUG
2013
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Candlestick work

This research piece indicates the Candlestick charting does have predictive power and therefore charts can predict. “Using two sets of data, including daily prices (open, close, high and low) of all S&P 500 stocks between 1992 and 1996, we perform a statistical test of...
09
AUG
2013
Got it wrong

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned About Investing from Daniel Kahneman

Posed by Scott. Some thought-provoking sense here. http://25iq.com/2013/07/18/a-dozen-things-ive-learned-about-investing-from-daniel-kahneman/?goback=%2Egde_3863963_member_264550734.
17
JUL
2013

Behavioural Economics – The FCA and You

On Wednesday 17th July Trevor Neil presented a new course for the CISI, Behavioural Economics – The FCA and You. The regulators have issued a paper on how they see the vulnerabilities of consumers need to be protected. They look at abuses by financial firms, selling...
10
JUL
2013

IFTA2013 San Francisco

Trevor Neil is honoured to be asked again to present at the annual conference of the International Federation of Technical Analysts in San Francisco. He presented last year in Singapore and this will be his fifth presentation to his colleagues.  The is a great ‘talking...