Category Archives: Bonds

Snapshot on the Australian economy – Decision on interest rates.

Keeping a record of recent economic statistics on major economies is a simple technique that I have found really useful as a trader and investor. It has 2 benefits. Firsty, it allows me to look at trends in statistics. Secondly I can consider them all … Continue reading

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Bond Signals

Reading Ric’s post on Iron Ore from yesterday (click here) reminded me of the way in which markets can inform other markets. With concerns about the potential impact of the end of US Fed stimulus, it may be a good … Continue reading

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Top Traders’ Choice

Staying in touch with trading trends is a challenge for all traders. Many of us have favoured trading instruments, and sometimes miss trading opportunities in other asset classes or securities. It can be frustrating to see markets moving while your … Continue reading

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Spanish bond yields on the way up – Euro further to fall

Spain’s 10 year bond yield rose to 5.85% last night after getting as low as 5.26% in mid October. The charts suggest yields could push up well above 6% on this move. If that’s right the current decline in the Euro pairs has further to … Continue reading

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Eurodollar and the Leader’s Summit – what the Spanish bond yield chart is telling us

As we head into the Euro Leader’s summit, the Eurodollar chart has reached a critical level. There are a couple of interesting possibilities with this chart I reckon. The Spanish bond yield chart might be showing the way.

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Spanish Bond Yields – Chart Outlook and what it means for EUR:USD

One of our aims is to keep readers up to date with the technical outlook on markets like Spanish bonds and spot iron ore. These are key drivers of other major markets but the charts can sometimes be a bit difficult to access.

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I told you I was sick – and other European oddities

When it comes to having fun on a Thursday night nothing beats sitting and watching the EURUSD as you wait for the results of the Spanish bond auction. In a similar fashion to waiting for the NYE fireworks to begin … Continue reading

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Dividend Yields – Telstra and the Big Four Banks

The investment outlook is considerably improved by recent events. The ECB head, Mario Draghi, has come up with a viable plan for Europe, and the US Fed is embarking on a third round of asset purchases. While caution is still … Continue reading

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Markets look towards Fed easing – Guest Post

By Michael Hewson (Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK) Today’s main event however is the much anticipated meeting of the FOMC where it is widely expected that the Fed will look to embark on a fresh round of asset … Continue reading

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Blowing Bund Bubbles

What’s your favourite type of trade? Personally, I like big picture moves – a trade I can ride and ride. These number highly in the most profitable trades I’ve ever made. So I favour break-outs, reversals, and especially, bursting bubbles. That’s why I’m … Continue reading

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