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29
SEP
2014

Come and join us at IFTA 2014 in London

  The Annual IFTA Conference, now in its 27th year, has established itself as the global conference for technical analysis and related subjects. This year’s event will sustain its edge with an exciting line-up of speakers. Over three days, they will explore some of the...
09
SEP
2014
7Hedge

Can regionally tailored FX liquidity improve fill rates?

In the acronym-ridden world of finance, the letters ECN hold a rare potency. To the uninitiated an ‘electronic communication network’ is a means to allow participants of both persuasions – market makers and takers – to deal with one another away from the traditional...
01
AUG
2014

How to become a Certified Financial Technician

The CFTe designation is issued by the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA), and is highly recognized worldwide. The CFTe designation proves that you are applying technical analysis on an theoretically sound basis, and that you are able to analyse markets and draw...
02
JUL
2014

Technical Analysis Works

I recently saw a post on LinkedIn which started with an unsupported statement that technical analysis does not work, mentioned a made-up word which was the alternative. The author suggested trading  is like playing chess or tennis against Goldman Sachs, you have to predict your...
27
JUN
2014

We are pleased to announce our association with Peter Skerritt & Associates

Peter’s career in the financial markets spans three decades and three continents, and he has worked as a derivatives trader, financial engineer, author, and consultant. With experience in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, and Africa, he has both traded and...
12
JUN
2014

Nairobi open workshop and in-house course

In association with ACI Kenya and Thomson Reuters, we are pleased to be running a workshop focusing on the timing needs of Treasury traders and analysis. As it is a workshop and because we are able to hold it in the Thomson Reuters office, each attendee will have their own live...
06
MAY
2014
RRG Consulting

Relative Rotation Graphs featured in SAMT Journal

SAMT published arguably the best journal of in IFTA technical analysis society. The Swiss really make things well. In the latest issue we have an article introducing RRG and how to use these powerful graphs. Read it free at http://samtjournal.uberflip.com/i/306300 and jump to p22...
24
APR
2014

Will 100% of Economists be Wrong?

This doesn’t happen very often.  Marketwatch reports that Jim Bianco points out in a recent market comment that the 67 economists taking part in a regular Bloomberg survey have a unanimous forecast regarding treasury bond yields: they will be higher 6 months from now. This...
23
APR
2014

The 2014 Technical Analysis Awards

  The grandest evening of the year for professional technical analysts takes place at the Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, London on 24th April. The 6th annual Technical Analysis Awards will be the biggest ever. I really look forward to presenting the awards again this year. We...
28
MAR
2014

The Relentless Bid, Explained

Whereas yesterday’s brokers were principally concerned with keeping money in motion and generating activity each month, today’s brokers – who call themselves wealth managers by the way – are principally concerned with making client retirement accounts stretch out over decades....