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03
MAR
2014
Technical Analyst Awards 2014

Technical Analyst Awards 2014

Technical Analyst Awards 2014 The Technical Analyst is proud to present its 2014 awards, the 6th, to celebrate the best in technical analysis and trading software. Trevor Neil will present the awards at this grand evening at Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, London on April 24th.
03
MAR
2014
FX

Billion Dollar Day – a 1986 documentary about currency (forex) speculative trading – YouTube

Billion Dollar Day – a 1986 documentary about currency (forex) speculative trading – YouTube. Three ‘typical’ FX traders in action in a 1986 documentary when the trades and the phones were big. Any ‘seat of the pants’ prop traders like this...
07
FEB
2014
Brain full of computers

Psychological Emotions as a Data Feed

“ All through time, people have basically acted and reacted the same way in the market as a result of: greed, fear, ignorance, and hope. That is why the numerical formations and patterns recur on a constant basis.” ~ Jesse Livermore, How To Trade In Stocks, 1940 The problem is,...
29
JAN
2014

Fun with Fibonacci

When I teach Fibonacci Replacements and Projections in my courses, I am concerned with their practical application in trading. Traders want to know how to use them day to day, how to place their orders, place their stops, how they can be used to determine position sizing. What we...
28
DEC
2013
Bad Santa

Avoid Economists this Christmas

‘If you put two economists in a room, you get two opinions, unless one of them is Lord Keynes, in which case you get three.’ As Winston Churchill noted, economists rarely agree on anything. And the topic of Christmas should be no different. Here is our guide to the macroeconomics...
16
DEC
2013

New trails for RRG on Bloomberg

You can open RRG on your Bloomberg with the region, period, peers and more by using a trail in the command line. For example: RRG <REGION> will open with the default for the region RRG <COUNTRY> will open with the default for the country RRG SEC will open run on the...
22
NOV
2013
Terminal Down

89 percent of the $11.51 billion of gains in 63 managed-futures funds went to fees, commissions and expenses

In the $337 billion managed-futures market, return-robbing fees like those are common. According to data filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and compiled by Bloomberg, 89 percent of the $11.51 billion of gains in 63 managed-futures funds went to fees,...
22
NOV
2013
Intelligent Trader

Bob Farrell’s 10 Investing Rules

I don’t usually recommend people’s investment rules as they are often just a list of snappy platitudes – buy low, sell high – and of no value. These though come from one of the founders of the Market Technicians Association. The commentary is very good and...
28
SEP
2013
http://www.tradersonline-mag.com/01_ezine/01_traders/en/2013/09/index.html#1

Putting the Big Picture in One Picture

Relative Rotation Graphs (RRGs for short) are a visualisation tool to display the relative position of securities in a universe, against a benchmark and against each other. They were developed actually quite a while ago in 2004. But it wasn’t until January 2011, when they...
25
SEP
2013

I may have been luckier than I thought

As some of you know I made a bit of money using the Squeeze Technique I showed in my latest Trevor Neil’s Friday Technical Analysis surgery getting on board long of Euro after the shock Fed announcement. Not only was I lucky to be preparing for the surgery at that moment,...