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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...
26
JUN
2014
Happy invesotor

Are private investors compensated for providing market liquidity?

This academic paper examines the extent to which individual investors provide liquidity to the stock market, and whether they are compensated for doing so. The paper shows that the ability of aggregate retail order imbalances, contrarian in nature, to predict short-term future...
24
JUN
2014

British banks melting icebergs?

The shrinking of British banks is bad for their employees, the City and Britain. ”It hurts too much to think about,” says the former head of a big British bank when asked about the retreat of Britain’s banking champions from international markets. ”It is such a...
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...
25
APR
2014

2014 Technical Analysis Awards – the winners

The Technical Analyst was proud to present its 2014 awards to celebrate the best in technical analysis and trading software. Winners and runners-up were announced at the Awards Ceremony, which took place at the Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel in London on 24 April 2014. Presenting...
25
APR
2014

Trevor Neil interviewed on Microsoft, T-Bonds and Randgold Resources

Trevor Neil’s market views 24/4/14 Trevor Neil from BETAGroup (www.betagroup.co.uk) tells IG that the chart of Microsoft is indicating a bullish pattern. To illustrate the point Trevor introduces a long term, quarterly, chart and then a daily candlestick showing the recent...
25
APR
2014
ACI UK

ACI UK Calls For FCA to Investigate ‘Irregular’ Trading Activity

Profit and Loss Squawkbox 20 April 2014 ACI UK – the UK arm of ACI – The Financial Markets Association has asked the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to investigate the possibility that key economic data is being leaked ahead of the official market-wide release times.  ...
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...