Monthly Archives: May 2012

Oil and Copper – Buy Shares

Oil and copper are two key industrial inputs. Additionally, the growing presence of investors in commodity markets mean that they are a leading indicator of global sentiment around industrial production. At the moment they’re both saying the same thing – … Continue reading

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3 Hour Webinar on Saturday Morning – CFD Basics

Tomorrow morning (Saturday 26) I will be running a 3 webinar on CFD basics. We will get underway at 9AM AEST (Sydney) time. This is a free session so if you would like to join then register by clicking here. … Continue reading

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US Dollar Index Says Sell AUD

The re-emergence of Euro fears is pushing risk currencies to 2012 lows. While some call this “risk off” selling, it’s possibly the other side of that coin that’s driving markets – the seeking of safe havens. In FX markets at … Continue reading

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AUD:USD – Short term head and shoulder buy set up

It’s been a bit of a busy day for blog posts but I thought the potential head and shoulder basing pattern in the Aussie was worth discussing.

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Average True Range and Standard Deviation Webinar – 1PM AEST Today

I am doing a short session today on the Average True Range (ATR) which will be held at 1PM. If you would like to come along then simply click here to register. This session is a good strating point to … Continue reading

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GBPUSD – Hourly Chart at Key Level

Whilst there has been little in the way of positive to grab hold of in recent sessions it has been quite notable that prices in a number of key indices have been finding a goodly degree of support in recent … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Buy Triggered

Yesterday, I argued that the Australia 200 Index is at oversold levels – you can read it here: http://blog.cmcmarkets.com.au/2012/05/23/australia-200-oversold/ This blog sparked a “robust discussion” on twitter, with a number of very bearish twitterers questioning not only my call, but my … Continue reading

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GBP:AUD – Bearish Reversal Set Up

The butterfly formation is favoured by many technical analysts as one of the most effective reversal patterns although it is not one that you see frequently. The hourly GBP: AUD chart maybe in the process of completing one of these … Continue reading

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German 30 – Buy reversal levels

This is one of those setups that feels a bit “heroic” I have to admit. I need to remind myself that some of the best technical set ups are those that seem to fly in the face the way the … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Oversold

Fear is back! Market wobbles emanating in Europe have knocked shares, commodities and risk currencies significantly lower. The question for traders and investors is whether falling markets have reached a price that reflects the risk of a disruptive event in … Continue reading

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