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Platinum to Gold Ratio

On 7 February I posted a discussion on a buy platinum/sell gold pairs trade strategy. This was based on a tight supply situation in platinum with entry triggered by a set up in the ratio chart. So far so good.  The ratio between platinum and gold has … Continue reading

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Buy Platinum: Sell Gold – pairs trade update

On 21 November, I posted a blog outlining some thoughts on the possibility of platinum outperforming gold. The entry strategy discussed was triggered in late January. In recent days platinum broke above resistance and last night, jumped sharply. I thought now might be the time for a follow … Continue reading

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Gold and Platinum

The Platinum price has recently been at its lowest level compared to Gold in over 16 years. This looks like an opportunity for pairs traders prepared to “stalk” this trade and keep an eye on the relationship between these metals.

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Pairs Trade – Buy NAB, Sell Westpac

As a trader, my preference is for “contrarian” strategies that look to sell high and buy low. This approach can be applied to pairs trading just as much as to outright positions. In this post I discuss a strategy based on the price difference between National … Continue reading

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Short German 30 – Outright or vs Australia 200?

The resilience of the German 30 index (tracking the DAX) continues to amaze. Markets appear to think the German 30 will remain immune from woes in Europe. After a bearish reversal on Friday, the only question for me is whether … Continue reading

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