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Theory Into Practice: Taking The Guesswork Out.

  Following on from our live session on Tuesday and my blog on Monday,  our task, when we seek high probability opportunities, is not to guess what price is going to do, but understand what drives it, what affects it and how to use the information. Remember also,...

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See No Evil

Strange are the ways of humans and markets. Behaviours shift, events happen, expectations are met or not. These shifts are ever more frequent, and, as we have seen recently, very unpredictable, but there is a growing’ unnerving’ calm that either denotes a complete...

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Theory Into Practice: Levels

As traders, we have many different styles.  As FTA members we have blended the fundamentals into our plans and they represent the bedrock of our approach. What we all have in common is that we all watch all watch support and resistance and have practiced those levels...

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Tulips And Other Manias

Yes folks, a new film for those of us obsessed with market-related stories and more particularly fascinated and maybe even concerned about bubbles, Tulip Fever. Of course, the full story is already available in Charles Mackay’s book: ‘Extraordinary Popular Delusions...

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Theory Into Practice: Not Yet

The focal point for yesterday and indeed all week was to see what the FOMC minutes revealed and for clues about rate hikes and balance sheet reduction. What they revealed was not just a dovish take on inflation, but a split in opinions. Some members wanted the balance...

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The Beginning of The End?

My review is early this week as I prepare for a break away from the computer and the trading desk. The iPhone will be with me however because there is something interesting going on and I want to watch it unfold. It is market sentiment. For some time we have been...

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