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Fibonacci and the Dow

Fibonacci retracements have worked like a dream of late in the Dow, and they’re currently causing our recent bullishness a bit of trouble. Let’s first of all reproduce the commentary we’ve put out today for the Dow:

“On March 11th we changed our tack on this market, moved out of the bear camp, and backed the bulls in

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Training Courses for Traders

Hi All,
Just a quick note to those who are looking for educational courses and training related to trading.
A word of warning: There are a lot of courses on offer that are long on sales pitch but short on useful content once you sit down on the day. I have come across many clients who have been on these

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It’s all doom and gloom… time to get long?!

I have been bearish of this market for a good while now and it’s proved fruitful, but today I am thinking that shorts should be covered.
Why, when the Dow has just printed it’s lowest price since 1997, would I suddenly start to think bullish thoughts?
Because I read the papers and listen to the financial news channels, and upon

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Candlestick Charts – The new book by Clive Lambert, Director, FuturesTechs

“Candlestick Charts – An introduction to candlestick charts”, Clive Lambert’s first (maybe not last!) book has recently been released, and you can get your copy now.
Early feedback has been positive. Thank you to those who have already got their copy, and thank you to those who have offered their thoughts
To order your copy we have set up

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FTSE Trading using Levels

We often get asked “How can I use your product?”
FuturesTechs provides support and resistance levels to professional traders across a range of different Futures markets. They use our levels as the basis of their day trading.
Unfortunately I often come across traders using them in different ways, so it’s tough to give a definitive answer to that question.

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Saying goodbye to 2008 – With a bit of trader psychology

For this blog post we welcome a guest writer, Stephen Desborough, who has worked in the Futures industry for many years as a trader and is now a Performance Coach. He has helped many traders with his in depth knowledge of methods like NLP, approached from a traders point of view.
stephen@performance-coach.co.uk is his e-mail address if you wish to

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The 2009 Society of Technical Analysts Diploma

Dear All,
We are often asked here at FuturesTechs about training courses on Technical Analysis.
There are many providers out there, but none with the impeccable reputation of the UK’s Society of Technical Analysts. The STA runs their Diploma Course every year at the London School of Economics in Aldwych. The course runs for 11 Wednesday evenings in a row

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