Monthly Archives: August 2011

Nikkei 225 – Bullish Reversal?

Hi, The Nikkei 225 seems likely to complete a Bollinger Band reversal set up this afternoon so may be of interest to index traders

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Trading snapshot and potential trades – Aug 25

Good morning, Here is today’s trading snapshot and potential trades.

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US dollar soft on thoughts of further stimulus

The US dollar has remained under pressure over the last 24 hours on the somewhat optimistic belief that this weeks Jackson Hole speech by Ben Bernanke will somehow precipitate a new round of measures to stimulate the US economy.

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Oversold, or Overdone?

Share markets have rallied hard over the last 24 hours. Gold is significantly off its highs, bond markets have sold off, and risk currencies like the AUD, NZD, CAD and NOK are higher. What’s the driver?

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Eurozone data on investor’s minds

Concerns about core European countries growth go back on the agenda today, after last weeks disappointing German and Euro zone GDP numbers.

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Commodity update and crude oil set up

Hi, A couple of very interesting aspects of commodity markets at the moment are:  The fact that commodities including oil are holding up relatively well in the face of the major share sell off. Gold of course is doing a bit better than … Continue reading

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Guest Post – August 2011, memories of the GFC and the Aussie Dollar (AUD)

By Tim Waterer Market volatility this month has drawn some comparisons with trading conditions during the GFC. Daily moves of 4-5% on Wall Street had many traders experiencing déjà vu of what took place in late 2008 to early 2009. … Continue reading

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Trding snapshot and potential trades – Aug 23

Good morning, Here is today’s trading snapshot and potential trades.

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Yen and Franc strength may see intervention

The prospect and reality of central bank intervention is likely to continue to weigh on the market this week from all corners of the globe.

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Global recession fears hit markets hard

 Fears about a global recession have increased in recent days on the back of some growth downgrades and the inability of policymakers to get ahead of the current crisis; both in Europe and the US.

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