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Candlesticks & Market Profile – our main building blocks

FuturesTechs has been in existence for over 12 years now. We started life to service traders from the LIFFE Floor who had moved up to offices in and around London and suddenly found they needed a new “edge”, with the noise and “feel” of the Pits suddenly replaced with prices flickering quietly on screens.
Although London moved from Floor to

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Natural Gas Technical Analysis for 15th August

Our Natural Gas commentary from this morning highlighted a developing pattern that suggests yesterday’s gains presented a selling opportunity. Here’s a snippet from our report:
I’ve added a line to today’s chart which is slightly tentative but may be confirmed by price action today if we keep 2.837-2.857 in the resistance column.
The line is a Neckline, classing recent price

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Oil Technical Analysis for 8th August

On July 17th Brent gave a buy signal from a “Head and Shoulders bottom” pattern. On that day we finished our commentary thus: 116.65 here we come!!!
Since then we’ve seen a rally to 108.18 then a pullback that held the broken Neckline, followed by another strong rally. Here are a few snippets from our analysis this week:
Monday:

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FuturesTechs Technical Analysis February 2012 Review

The month of February was dominated by headlines surrounding the ECB’s second LTRO and further ambiguous rescue plans for Greece. Nevertheless, investment themes impemented in January remained prevalent throughout February with Equity and Commodity markets continuing to trend higher.
FuturesTechs Liam Roberts wrote a review of various asset classes and sectors in this months February review. Click the link below

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FTSE Technical Analysis

Three charts to show you today:
Here is a Weekly showing the gently sloping DOWNTREND LINE that can be placed above the lower highs since the failure/high in October 2007.

What this shows is that the recent rise has taken us up a key juncture. This has pretty much defined the recent highs TO THE TICK.
The next chart

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FuturesTechs Technical Analysis January 2012 Review

So goes January, so goes the year, is a phrase often circulated around the market as the big players and fund managers decide how they want to be positioned for the year ahead. January 2012 was an exceptional month distinguished by significant rallies in banking stocks, tightening of European bond spreads, and a resurgent Euro.
FuturesTechs Liam Roberts wrote a brief review of January

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