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Euro Nudges Lower, NFP Data Due Today

3. February 2012

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Euro Nudges Lower, NFP Data Due Today

The Euro was slightly lower in Asia on Friday ahead of the unemployment report due in the United States later on today. Investors were also awaiting the outcome of talks between Greece and its private creditors on a debt swap deal. Greek officials insist that a deal is on the cards, and many analysts agree [...]

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Yen Strengthens, Euro Under Pressure

31. January 2012

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Yen Strengthens, Euro Under Pressure

The Euro dipped against the Yen and the Dollar touched a 3 month low. However, during the Asian session we saw the Euro rise, supported by hopes for a Greek debt restructuring deal that would help the country avoid a disorderly default. There is a lot of talk about another Japanese ‘Yentervention’ especially as the [...]

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Notes From The Past – Legend Of Trading – W.D. Gann

6. February 2011

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Notes From The Past – Legend Of Trading – W.D. Gann

I came across this article that I thought everyone should read. Even though it was published a long time ago, the information is just as relevant today. I have always used a bit of Gann’s trading methods in my own trading – especially to determine trend. Love him or hate him, it would be a [...]

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The Cycle Of A Trend

19. January 2011

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In this lesson we are going to look at the different stages of a trend and how it can help you position yourself for a trade. It is commonly accepted that there are four stages of a trend. These stages make up a cycle and each cycle has smaller cycles contained within them. It doesn’t [...]

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Fundamentals Of A Trading Plan

30. December 2010

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Fundamentals Of A Trading Plan

Establish a plan and define specific risk and profit objectives before trading. Maintain the necessary discipline to follow that plan through both good and bad times. Successful traders will agree that discipline contributed more to their success than their trading philosophy itself. Remember that the key to any plan is how well it holds over [...]

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