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20
MAY
2015

Discretionary or Systematic – Which is Best?

In this blog I take a look at how CTAs using systematic and discretionary processes have fared over the short and longer duration, and what states have discovered the marked difference in their performance track records over time. After several years of lacklustre performance,...
09
APR
2015

ACI Lunch and Learn for FX and Money Market traders

The first of a series of 2015 Lunch and Learn took place on the 24th March hosted by Royal Bank of Canada in their board room in London. Trevor Neil of BETA Group gave an interesting and insightful presentation on the practical application of technical analysis strategies and...
27
JAN
2015

HFT a Spent Force

As markets have grown more accustomed to high-frequency strategies, the profit opportunity for such firms has by some accounts shrunk. Once HFT was seen as a dangerous and destructive force which threatened the future of fair markets. This worry was particularly evident in the...
14
DEC
2014
Exam preparation course delivered over the internet. E-Learning. Technical analysis IFTA

Trevor Neil’s Friday Technical Analysis Surgery Welcomes a New Visitor

Each month for the last five years I have presented Trevor Neil’s Friday Technical Analysis Surgery. The three live session attract 100-200 attendees. I enjoy presenting them very much and gain al lot preparing for them. They cover aspects of technical analysis and trading...
11
DEC
2014
Barclays

NY banking regulator probing Barclays, Deutsche Bank’s FX algorithm

Dec 11 (Reuters) – The New York banking regulator is investigating if Deutsche Bank  DBKGn.DE and Barclays Plc  BARC.L used algorithms on their trading platforms to manipulate foreign exchange rates, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Benjamin...
06
OCT
2014
RRG Research

RRG available in every copy of Market Analyst v7

From the time Market Analyst first introduced RRG charts,  RRG Research have been continually working with their developers on how we can take this unique and powerful visual format of RRG and build upon it with new, even more powerful, features for the MA private trader clients...
29
SEP
2014
IFTA

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...
25
AUG
2014

What is the difference between Technical Analysis and Technical Trading ? – Alex Spiroglou answers

Click to see video interview  What is the difference between Technical Analysis and Technical Trading ?
01
AUG
2014
IFTA

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...
30
JUL
2014

ChartMill screens stocks for patterns

My friend Dirk VanDycke write for Stocks and Commodities Magazine. He has an excellent site www.chartmill.com which screens stocks for chart patterns and technical configurations like a Squeeze. “Chartmill allows you to quickly explore the markets for tradin...