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EUA Carbon Emissions and German Baseload Power Technical Analysis

Our daily Oil and Energy Technical Report looks at the charts across the energy complex, covering Brent Crude, GasOil, NYMEX WTI, UK Nat Gas, US “Henry Hub” Nat Gas, Dutch TTF Nat Gas, EUA Carbon Emissions, and German Baseload Power.
This report was formerly distributed by the broker GFI and very popular it was too! Alas our agreement with GFI

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Technical Analysis – A bigger picture look at Bonds, Energy Markets, Equities, Forex and Crypto

Here at Futurestechs we write daily analysis across asset classes, but our reports always have a focus on the “bigger picture”. So let’s have a look at said bigger picture at what seems like an interesting time for many markets.
Bond markets have been in an uptrend for as long as I can remember, and I’ve been around a few

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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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