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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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FuturesTechs Technical Analysis Courses in March 2010

Event: 4 Practical workshops on Technical Analysis, delivered over 2 days by our chief Technical Analyst, Clive Lambert
Date: March 17th and 18th 2010
Place: MWB Business Exchange, Houndsditch (City of London).
Details: Join Clive Lambert for a 2 day seminar introducing the basics of Technical Analysis, then delving deeper into three key methodologies used by traders

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Technical Analysis Tutorial: Volume Analysis

Let’s go back to basics: technical analysis is the study of market action, i.e. the interactions of buyers and sellers. Rather than the merits of what is being bought and sold, we analyse these interactions in search of patterns and trends that will identify profitable opportunities.
But the information available to the technical analyst does not need to consist merely

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FuturesTechs shortlisted for The Technical Analyst Awards 2010

The finalists for the 2010 Technical Analyst Awards have been announced, and we’re pleased to report that FuturesTechs has been shortlisted in the “Best Fixed Income Research and Strategy” category.
We are up against some strong competition including RBS and UBS.
“Friends” of FuturesTechs that have been nominated in other categories include CQG in the “Best Data Provider” and “Best

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FTSE Technical Analysis – 22nd January

Below are some “general thoughts” on the FTSE that I sent out to our “Pro” client base this morning:

I was sticking with the trend until yesterday, and looking for levels like 5400 in FTSE Futures and 1127 in the S&P Futures to hold firm. Alas they didn’t.

Obama changed all that.

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