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The trading concepts used by William Delbert Gann or W.D. Gann as he is fondly called is a name in the financial markets that instantly brings intrigue and mystery, not to forget the fact that Gann's concepts of trading are vast in itself. Gann as primarily a trader know for his market forecasting abilities combining …
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Arnaud Legoux moving average or ALMA for short is a recent addition to the family of moving average technical indicators. Developed by Arnaud Legoux and Dimitrios Kouzis Loukas, the ALMA was created as recently as 2009. Despite being new, the ALMA has quickly caught on to the trading community. The fact that the ALMA is …
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Moving averages are one of the simplest and universal technical analysis indicators that are widely used across different markets and time frames. While the indicator can often be dismissed for its age or its simplicity, the fact that moving averages are widely used in the markets today is perhaps a testament to its importance and …
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One of the benefits of trading futures is the fact that traders can get access to just about any major stock index or an exotic currency in the futures markets, with the benefit of trading on margin or leverage. While Japan's Nikkei 225 or the London FTSE100 futures are some of the non-American equity index …
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For a beginner to futures trading and sometimes even professional futures traders, keeping track of the trading hours for the various futures contracts can get a bit overwhelming especially when it comes to following the U.S. futures trading hours on the futures markets of your choice. While it is easy to keep track of the …
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Bonds are perhaps the most interesting of all the financial products that are available to trade. In a world that is fuelled by debt, bonds play an important role in shaping the future prospects of an economy or a corporate entity. It is often said that when the bond markets sneezes, the stock markets catch …
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Momentum based indicators are one of the most popular tools when it comes to technical analysis. While there are many different momentum based indicators, the RSI and the Stochastics oscillators are two of the most commonly used technical indicators. Both the indicators are used to measure momentum of prices and were developed early on when …
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While there are many different futures trading contracts, in terms of liquidity and volume not every futures contract looks the same. Liquidity is an important aspect of trading the futures market especially for a day trader. You wouldn't want to end up trading a futures contract where the lack of liquidity leaves you with wide …
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Gold, as an investment vehicle serves its purpose, not just as a hedge against inflation for investors but it has also become an integral part of a diversified portfolio among investors. Gold, also known as the precious metal or yellow metal is not just sought after during times of economic crisis or geo-political uncertainty (demand …
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Futures trading rooms are probably the next step in the evolution of marketing hype that can entice the gullible traders for all the wrong reasons. In the world of online trading, there is no dearth of misinformation. From books to trading courses and well, trading rooms, without due diligence, it is quite easy for anyone …
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Investors who lost money on Black Monday in October 1987 would have never imagined the strong Bull Run that engulfed the equity markets in the following years. With the Dow Jones index now standing within a few points grasp of conquering new highs, here’s a brief look at the how the DJIA has perform
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The study of the behavior of gold during periods of recessions has been one of the most favorite studies, especially for gold bugs. As the economy slows, the recessionary pressures usually lead to expansionary monetary policies from the central banks, leading to higher gold prices during such periods, or so goes the theory. Gold, which …
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