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Interesting times in Oil… On yer bike!!

$16.80 in 2 days. That’s how much July Brent Crude went up on Thursday and Friday of last week. That’s just under 15%.
A rise of just under 15% in 2 days? Excuse me? Are you serious?
Has anyone dusted off their pushbike over the weekend? If you didn’t you may be by next weekend! Make room for the car

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Where did FuturesTechs come from?

We have had our new website available for around 1 month now and we are starting to gain momentum for our new “per end user” offering. Private Investors, CFD and Spread Bet traders are starting to sign up and see the value of our service.
In recent days we’ve seen some interesting moves in the markets:
Gold Futures have turned

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Short Sterling the pick of the movers!

There’s plenty going on around the traps this week. Let’s just go through a few highlights:
Oil is the one getting the headlines, with ICE Brent Crude getting up to $135 before selling off hard today. The NYMEX WTI* has done a similar thing; selling off $5 from a high just above $135 over the course of today.
As of

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What are Bund Futures?

The brave new world for FuturesTechs is welcoming new traders into the fold. Whereas we’ve traditionally catered for Professional Traders and Brokers, with our new “per end user” website we can now be accessed by a wider audience.
But a question we’re being asked quite a lot by new subscribers is “What is the Bund?”, amongst other things! (Bobl, Schatz,

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Oil Topping? Probably not! Equities may be, though.

We posted a large red candle yesterday in ICE Brent Crude Oil and if you combine the 9th and 12th May on the Daily Candlestick Chart you get a Bearish Engulfing Pattern. Does this means we’ve seen a top? Hang on a second! The phrase “One swallow doesn’t make a summer” springs to mind!
If anything a bit of a

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Soybeans Futures – Sell!

We’ve posted a sell recommendation in CME Group Soybean Futures today, so thought we’d add it to this page for all to share!
Sell Soybeans (July ’08) @ 1263, stop at 1305, target 1125 then 1050

There’s been a huge press for the soft commodities of late and things had started to look severely overdone. While Corn Futures are

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Viva Las Vegas!!

I’ve just spent the last 5 days in Las Vegas; my first time there. Wow! What a place. I was immediately impressed with the sheer size of it all, especially casino complexes like Caesars Palace and the MGM Grand. While the main reason for the trip was purely for pleasure I couldn’t help but draw a few comparisons between trading

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It’s Payrolls today

It’s Payrolls today, so strap yourselves in. At FuturesTechs we generally don’t make any bold directional calls on the first Friday of the month, especially in Bond Markets Futures. It’s just such a lottery!!
Many traders put in bids and offers at extreme prices on the numbers, and have said over the years that our levels can be a great

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Yesterday’s strong rally

Yesterday’s strong rally has seen lots of head scratching around the traps. A rally of that magnitude in the US Equity markets wasnt exaclty what you expect on the day when several more write downs were seen, including yet another from UBS.
So the question today is whether these gains can be sustained, and we’ll be watching the Marabuzo lines

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