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GBP/USD trades below 1.4100

GBP/USD trades below 1.4100 The selling interest is picking up pace around the sterling, taking GBP/USD to fresh multi-year lows below 1.4100. GBP/USD under pressure on Brexit fears Mounting concerns on the possibility of a ‘Brexit’ scenario continue to hammer the British pound today, dragging spot to levels last seen ...

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History of Futures Trading

futures trading

History of Futures Trading The first recorded instance of futures trading occurred with rice in 17th Century Japan, there is some evidence that there may also have been rice futures traded in China as long as 6,000 years ago. Futures trading is a natural outgrowth of the problems of maintaining ...

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Forex Daily Report

Forex Daily Report (5-8-2015 8:00pm GMT) US dollar supported against all the other major currencies, after data showed that the U.S. economy created slightly less jobs than expected last month, while unemployment declined in line with market expectations. U.S. unemployment rate ticked down to 5.4% in April from 5.5% the ...

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Options: Pros and Cons

options pros and cons

Options: Pros and Cons Pros: Flexibility Limited risk Buying options limits your exposure. The maximum you can lose is the value of the option, the price you paid for it. Purchasing options as a speculative vehicle offers limited downside — you cannot lose more than the price you paid for ...

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Factors That Drive Stock Prices

Factors That Drive Stock Prices Market sentiment. On a day-to-day basis, it’s impossible to predict what will happen in stock markets around the world. One day, the market is up on better-than-expected economic indicators (GDP, interest rates), and the next it’s down because of a new development in the sovereign ...

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Current Problems Associated with the End of the Third Industrial Revolution

By Wim Grommen, a teacher in mathematics and physics and later a trainer of programmers in Oracle software. He has also studied and written about transitions, social transformation processes, the S-curve and transitions in relation to market indices. Originally presented at an international symposium in Valencia: “The Economic Crisis: Time ...

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All Stock Market Indices Are Fata Morganas

All Stock Market Indices Are Fata Morganas Have you ever wondered what information a stock market index actually gives? An index point is not a fixed unit in time and does not have any historical significance. Two measurements during a marathon Imagine the following two measurements: In the first measurement, ...

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How to Draw Trend Lines

How to Draw Trend Lines If you want  to draw an upward trend, choose two ascending low points and join them with a straight line to make an upward trend line. In a downward trend, choose two descending high points and join them with a straight line to create a ...

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Forex Trend Trading

Trend Trading Forex traders who search for a method that is low maintenance while allowing for access to nice market moves usually turn to trend trading. Trend trading is a strategy that allows you to take advantage of the big currency market moves while ignoring the small moves in hopes ...

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Forex trading tips from the pros

Be prepared before you start trading with your money! Here you can find some useful tips that will help you to be a better trader. Be patient, don’t expect to be rich quick. Forex trading experience can make you rich. Do your own fundamental and technical analysis before starting a ...

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