Last week I was asked to sit on a panel at the UK Society of Technical Analysts with 4 fellow members of the board, with a brief to review 2017 and offer some outlook for 2018, according to the charts of course! I was reasonably heartened to note that we were fairly well agreed on many of the things we
Back in December (the 8th to be precise) I “broke my silence” on BitCoin with a Blog post. I compared it to Silver in the 1980s and Tulips in the 1630s! It turned out to be one of the most popular posts I’ve ever done. That proved one thing to me: That there is a lot of interest in “Crypto”.
MiFiD II is here. Good news!!
Good news? What’s he on?
Okay, I get that this has been the bane of the lives of most of us for longer than we care to remember, but I have an alternate view to consider just for a moment, if you don’t mind indulging me?
I set up Futurestechs in 2000. My aim
Chart 1: Mystery chart!
Any offers as to what this chart is?
Any thoughts on what this chart looks similar to?!
I think you know where I’m going with this!
Chart 2: Silver in the 1980s…
This is the rest of the chart… Silver in 1980. It rallied sharply after being “cornered” by the Hunt
If you’re working in the City these days you’re probably sick of the words “MiFiD II”. It’s happening in January 2018 and there are many implications, some of which are still somewhat unknown. Compliance Officers have had a busy year, that’s for sure!
One of the changes coming is with respect to Research costs. Currently Prime Brokers “give” clients swathes
We have had a phenomenal response to our recent “Freebie” offer of 2 months’ Analysis on the FTSE and Cable, to help navigate through what could be a pivotal few months for the UK. On that basis we have a whole load of new readers, so I thought it would be useful to take a look at what’s in our
“Know your levels” over Article 50!
We live in interesting times and as well as keeping an eye on the news (and the latest tweets from Mr Trump!) it is also worth having an eye on the charts.
With this in mind we are offering 2 months FREE daily analysis covering FTSE Futures and Cable (GBPUSD) to any former clients,
The Markets are gearing up for a
busy end to the year.
Are you ready?
November and December are gearing up to be really big months for the markets, if the calendar of events is anything to go by! In the US alone we have 2 Federal Reserve meetings, an Election (in case you weren’t aware!!)
Futurestechs News – Q1 2016
2016 has been an interesting year so far with Futurestechs clients benefiting from high conviction “calls” in a number of markets; flagging gains in Commodity market such as Gold and Oil whilst being on the right side of moves in Equity, Bond and Forex markets, one example being the big drop in USDJPY
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