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Technical Analysis Tutorial: The Stochastic Oscillator

As part of our continued efforts to explain the major technical indicators to our clients, what follows is a simple explanation of the Stochastics momentum indicators often used in our analysis.
Originally devised by George C. Lane in the 1950s, the Stochastic oscillator is one of the easiest indicators to interpret. It tells us where the price sits in relation

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Technical Analysis Tutorial: The MACD Indicator

The MACD indicator is one of the most popular tools in technical analysis, and it’s another tool that we occasionally use in our reports.
Developed by Gerard Appel in the 1960s, the basic idea of MACD histogram is to follow the trend in the market under consideration, with a special hybrid of two different moving averages.
We take two exponential

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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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