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Candlesticks & Market Profile – our main building blocks

FuturesTechs has been in existence for over 12 years now. We started life to service traders from the LIFFE Floor who had moved up to offices in and around London and suddenly found they needed a new “edge”, with the noise and “feel” of the Pits suddenly replaced with prices flickering quietly on screens.
Although London moved from Floor to

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FuturesTechs Technical Analysis February 2012 Review

The month of February was dominated by headlines surrounding the ECB’s second LTRO and further ambiguous rescue plans for Greece. Nevertheless, investment themes impemented in January remained prevalent throughout February with Equity and Commodity markets continuing to trend higher.
FuturesTechs Liam Roberts wrote a review of various asset classes and sectors in this months February review. Click the link below

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Natural Gas big move last night…

Here is a tick chart showing last night’s shenanigans in Natural Gas, where it looks like two Black Box “Algo” systems had a right good go at each other for 2 minutes, steadily increasing the range (on hardly any volume) until one of them gave up!
So I’d call this chart “When Algo goes Bad”…

Have a good day!

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FTSE Trading Update – May 4th

Our clients are short the miners and banks – are you?
Over the last few weeks our viewing of the Technical Analysis charts has seen us increasing our bearish slant on the FTSE, mainly citing Financials and Miners as the sectors looking most vulnerable.
Last week we issued short trade recommendations in BHP Billition at

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Futures Roll-over – How it works

Our clients who trade Spread Bet and CFDs often seem rather perplexed around this time because the Futures are rolling over and all the talk is of “expiry”, “triple witching”, “quadruple witching”, “roll-over”, “new front month”, “rolling off the board”, “options expiry” and the like.
The Spread betting firms have simplified things over the years so you can trade something

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Analyst or Trader? – My personal journey

We always welcome feedback from clients and free trialists here at FuturesTechs, so we can strive to provide the best possible service to aid your trading decisions.
I thought I’d use the Blog to answer publicly a few questions we have been asked of late, so here goes with one:
Dear Clive,
Re buying Technical Analysis, I always find

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Training Courses for Traders

Hi All,
Just a quick note to those who are looking for educational courses and training related to trading.
A word of warning: There are a lot of courses on offer that are long on sales pitch but short on useful content once you sit down on the day. I have come across many clients who have been on these

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FTSE Trading using Levels

We often get asked “How can I use your product?”
FuturesTechs provides support and resistance levels to professional traders across a range of different Futures markets. They use our levels as the basis of their day trading.
Unfortunately I often come across traders using them in different ways, so it’s tough to give a definitive answer to that question.

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