Monthly Archives: June 2010

S&P downgrade Moodys

This is something of an unusual story from Zero Hedge but well worth a look – http://www.zerohedge.com/article/no-not-onion-headline-sp-puts-moodys-downgrade-review

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An unfolding ‘W Reversal’

As you can see from an earlier post that was looking at the AUDUSD ‘W Reversal’ setup this is a formation that looks for a reversal of trend being set up based on a formation around the Bollinger Bands. Naturally, like any trade setup this is not fool proof or universally successful but it can be worth taking a look at how they unfold so as to think about how the trade once in place should be managed. Continue reading

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A timely reminder of the ongoing issues that we face

This is an article lifted from zero hedge that reflects on some of the deeper issues that the global economy (with a focus on the US) faces – well worth a look:

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/guest-post-are-we-approaching-epic-failure Continue reading

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More on gold from Zero Hedge

The guys have zero hedge have put together a really interesting article on the continuing demand story for gold – well worth a look. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/perspectives-gold-demand

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The AUDUSD W Reversal

One of the interesting currency setups over the last few days has been the potential ‘W’ Bollinger reversal that has been building on the AUDUSD. In these you are looking for a trough outside the Bollinger Bands and a subsequent trough developing within the Bollinger Bands. As you can imagine this is an attempt to isolate instruments that are seeing a cooling in the direction of the trend. Continue reading

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A great perspective on the China story

This is a really interesting article from Zero Hedge that discusses the Chinese export story and looks at some of the timing issues that relate to economic releases. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/chinas-overhyped-export-boom-and-upcoming-deflation

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A great video discussing bond spreads

This is a video of Ashraf Laidi from CMC Markets discussing the implications of some of the Euro bond spreads. http://www.cantos.com/charts/company/CMC+Markets/project/6559/term/analysis

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Gold ETF holdings on the up

A really interesting article showing the amount of bullion being held by the ETF’s: http://www.zerohedge.com/article/scramble-gold-gld-gold-holdings-hit-fresh-record-increase-12-tonnes-overnight

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Basing patterns everywhere

This is an example of another setup but in an entirely different market category. Of course these dont need to be used as an exclusiver entry method but they may help to give you an idea as to when the knife has stopped falling. Continue reading

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An interesting post about gold and Robert Prechter

http://everythinggold.blogspot.com/2010/06/robert-prechter-maintains-40-percent.html

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