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Weekly Round up – 19th October

Every week we send out a weekly round up e-mail to our database, and we figured it would probably be useful to post it here as well, so here goes!
FuturesTechs Weekly Round up – 19th October.
Here is your latest roundup of price movements on the major asset classes in the Investment arena. As regular readers will

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Technical Analysis Tutorial: Point and Figure Charts (Part I)

With this article I will introduce Point and Figure charts: how to understand them, and how to recognise some simple patterns. My main source will be Jeremy du Plessis’ The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure, which you might be interested to purchase from the Global Investor Bookshop (in association with FuturesTechs).
Point and Figure is a very old method

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Why use FuturesTechs?

Whether you are Spread Betting, trading CFD’s, or trading DMA Futures, you need an edge.
Trading is tough, and managing your emotions is one of the toughest things you will have to learn in order to make a success of trading for a living.
The human brain is wired up all wrong for trading, in fact.

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Technical Analysis Tutorial: Ichimoku Charts

Ichimoku Charts are a tool many traders swear by, and which we may occasionally use as an ingredient in our daily analysis. This article explains the basics.
The main source I’m using will be “Ichimoku Charts” by Nicole Elliott, an excellent book which you can purchase from the Global Investor Bookshop by clicking here.
Part I: Construction
We start with

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Markets or Cricket? The trouble with August…

Markets are often very quiet in August. Although 2007 and 2008 proved an exception to this rule, 2009 seems to be reverting to type. Maybe the Cricket’s got something to do with it, at least in the UK.
I can imagine the UK stock market could be very quiet today as we all watch to see whether our 300-odd for

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Weekly Technical Analysis Commentary: Clive Lambert on CNBC

Clive has recently started a weekly slot on CNBC, where he’ll be explaining concepts in technical analysis and reviewing the current state of play in the markets. Tune in on Thursdays from around 6:30am, or check our archives.
Here is today’s appearance, discussing Marabuzo lines in the context of what’s been happening recently with the FTSE, S&P 500, Bund and

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