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The Big Picture – Termination patterns in US 30 and Yen pairs

Guest Post by DV 34 As world markets nervously consider the implications of the Italian election result, DV 34’s post on the potential for big picture reversal patterns may be a timely read. DV has also generously shared some of his recent experiences … Continue reading

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Dow Jones – Pattern Setup

The Dow has been drifting sideways this month, unlike the Aussie 200 which is in full flight. I came across this US 30 CFD setup with the aid of the Pattern Recognition scanning tool in our Tracker platform. It looks like a … Continue reading

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US – Short Short, Long Long

A euphoric reaction to a “fiscal cliff” deal saw the SPX 500 Index trade to within 1% of three year highs in the US overnight. The deal is good news for the US economy and the globe, and IMO adds to … Continue reading

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Pairs Trading – BUY Dow SELL SP500

Many traders are currently reducing or avoiding US exposures, ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this Thursday. This may be why an unusual “relative value” trade is available. A gap has opened between the US … Continue reading

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Fresh Support and Resistance Levels – Guest Post

This post was written by one of our readers and a regular contributer of comments to the blog, “Dv34”. DV outlines some of his approaches to support and resistance levels as an experienced counter trend trader and how the Dow Jones Industrial Index fits … Continue reading

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US 30 Index and the employment number – can the rally continue?

Friday’s non farm payroll figure posed familiar question for traders. Was this a rogue number or the start of an improved trend? Was it a good enough figure to extend the “risk on” rally beyond Friday’s levels? Naturally, much will depend on follow up data … Continue reading

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US 30 Index at a tipping point

The US 30 index has now formed a very consistent looking rectangle formation. This shows the trader a number of things. Firstly, it can be a very good setup in its own right which I will come back to in … Continue reading

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Australia 200 and US 30 Monday Comment

I’ve posted some thoughts on the outlook for the week and a review of both these charts including a potential break out set up in the US 30.

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Index Volatility Clues

One of the requirements for a better outlook for share markets is a calming of the current volatility. Investor confidence is rattled by wild market moves, and it is unlikely that markets will move substantially higher while they remain erratic. … Continue reading

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Market slide continues

There have been murmours about this recently but it’s the first time that I have seen it put that bluntly in a while.It’s really hard to quantify this into something usable for traders but it’s well worth keeping an eye on as your own quasi fear index. Continue reading

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