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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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Aussie 200 at a tipping point across timeframes

As I have often suggested in the past I think it’s very important to look at potential trades across a range of different timeframes so you can most readily identify points of support and resistance that may interrupt price trends … Continue reading

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If you insist on being a euro bear – read on

Trying to catch turning points on the bouncing euro has thus far been a painful exercise in humility and frustration. For those who got long quickly it’s been a time of being one of the few trading an upswing in … Continue reading

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Germany set to agree to bailout fund compromise

By Michael Hewson (Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK) Concerns about the economic situation in Europe remain at the forefront of investor’s minds this week after the biggest negative week of 2012 for equity markets last week, on the … Continue reading

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Markets set to open flat as Greek creditors start to announce intentions

Markets set to open flat as Greek creditors start to announce intentions By Michael Hewson (Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK) Yesterday’s news that at least 12 members of the IMF Greece creditor’s steering committee, including BNP Paribas and … Continue reading

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Do Markets Want QE3 or Recovery?

It’s an important question for the direction of markets. The attraction of further stimulus from the US Federal Reserve (or the European Central Bank) is obvious – in the short term it would overcome economic and liquidity concerns, and likely … Continue reading

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A great perspective on the China story

This is a really interesting article from Zero Hedge that discusses the Chinese export story and looks at some of the timing issues that relate to economic releases. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/chinas-overhyped-export-boom-and-upcoming-deflation

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