Category Archives: Trading

Backtesting – Part 1

Guest Post by DV 34 As promised, our guest blogger DV34 is going to post a series of articles covering his practical experience backtesting trading strategies  This promises to be a really valuable resource. I hope you enjoy it

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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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Morning Technical Notes – Thursday 30 May

Today’s wrap and technical outlook for indices, commodities and currencies

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Iron Ore Chart – Update

The iron ore price will be crucial to Australia’s terms of trade over the medium term and has a big influence on how people see the outlook for  Aussie Dollar, the Australia 200 index and major resource stocks. Given the recent sharp drop in prices, I … Continue reading

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Australia 200 Index – in the zone

Price action since February in the Australia 200 Index has done traders a favour by marking out clearly defined support and resistance. Although I don’t have a trade today, the release of Australian and Chinese data over the next few … Continue reading

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Morning Technical Notes – Wednesday 29 May

Today’s wrap and technical outlook for indices, commodities and currencies

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GBP: AUD – Divergence Set Up

After a month of full on trending, some of the Aussie pairs are beginning to show signs of divergence. GBP: AUD looks the most clear cut example to me. A weak close to the current candle would also mean an … Continue reading

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Morning Technical Notes – Tuesday 28 May

Today’s wrap and technical outlook for indices, commodities and currencies

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Swiss Franc back in business

The Swiss Franc (CHF) used to be one of the most actively traded currencies in the world markets with USDCHF regarded as one of the major pairs. With Switzerland generally being regarded as one of the world’s most politically, financial … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Further to go

Since June last year, we’ve become used to a pattern of relatively shallow corrections in the Australia 200. It’s been just over a year since we’ve seen a red candle as big as this week’s. The last was the week of 13 May 2012. Looking at the … Continue reading

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