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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...
08
APR
2014
John Bollinger

Introducing the Bollinger Bands Toolkit for TradeStation

I am not a TradeStation user myself but this is a very interesting presentation by John Bollinger about his new work. He is a very bright fellow and this is very useful new stuff.
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....
10
MAR
2014

I know where I’m headed: Asia and Africa

While we languish in a tepid recovery. While we are told in the UK we are leading Europe’s growth recover, it does not feel like it. As I talk to traders, desk heads and HR people there is a clear tone to their warmth towards learning and paying for technical analysis...
04
MAR
2014
BETA seminar

Short Term Trading Techniques Workshop date added

In association with The Technical Analyst Magazine, we are very pleased to add another date for out Short Term Trading Techniques Workshop. We have run two workshops already this year and response to your requests we are running another here in London at the Apex Hotel near the...
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
RRG Consulting

RRG for FX too

Relative Rotation Graphs are mostly used by portfolio managers; equities people in particular. Many do not realise their value to FX traders too. After all foreign exchange is a pairs opportunity already – when you are long Yen you have two positions, long Yen AND short...
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,...