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Following the bull market pattern of the past five years, the U.S. stock market continues to climb to new highs while shaking off all reasons for pessimism as well as the warnings of skeptics...
Market News
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 12:00 #stocks
The fate of Argentina’s economy now rests on its ability to resolve a dispute with a group of bondholders led by a multibillion-dollar hedge fund...
Company News
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 10:04
The table below shows you the best buys in exchange-traded funds holding tax-exempt bonds. But “best buy” means only “better than other muni ETFs”; it does not necessarily mean “good buy...
Market News
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 09:55
About the title Many people were misled by it, and this wasn't my intention. I was merely alluding to the book by Hardy, A Mathematician's Apology, which spent time explaining and justifying his life as a mathematician. (Hardy, in turn, was alluding to the Apology of Socrates...
Trading Ideas
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 09:00
JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon revealed he has been diagnosed with throat cancer in an internal memo to employees Tuesday evening...
Events
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 08:39
Australia posted a merchandise trade deficit of A$1.911 billion in May, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday - marking an increase of A$1.131 billion or 145 percent on the April deficit...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 08:31
Following the release of Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys, the role of “middlemen” in the marketplace has come under scrutiny. The fact is, our financial markets have always had “middlemen” coordinating trades between market participants...
Trading Ideas
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 22:00
Addressing High Frequency Trading and Promoting Fairness...
Trading Ideas
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 21:18
Last week, SEC Chair Mary Jo White, announced the exploration of proposed changes to US Equities market structure...
Trading Ideas
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 21:11
The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) is now the #59 analyst pick, moving up by 1 spot...
Market News
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 21:00 #stocks, S&P 500
Jason Carroll of Hudson River Trading, a member of the Modern Markets Initiative (MMI), has framed out some thoughts explaining how professional high frequency trading firms do in fact take on and manage risk in today’s modern markets...
Trading Ideas
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 20:55
The USD/JPY pair fell during the majority of the week, testing the 101 region...
Weekly Trends
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 20:00 #usd/jpy
Construction spending in the U.S. increased by much less than expected in the month of May, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. The report said construction spending inched up 0.1 percent to an annual rate of $956...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 19:50
Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly grew at a slightly slower rate in the month of June, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Tuesday. The ISM said its purchasing managers index edged down to 55.3 in June from 55...
Currency
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 19:46
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Tuesday said that China's currency remains undervalued. U.S. and Chinese officials will discuss economic issues at an annual Strategic and Economic dialogue meeting in Beijing next week. In a preview of the talks at the U.S...
Currency
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Anton Esin, 1 July 2014, 15:18 #China
The technological singularity requires the creation of an artificial superintelligence (ASI). But does that ASI need to be modelled on the human brain, or is it even necessary to be able to fully replicate the human brain and consciousness digitally in order to design an ASI...
Neural Networks
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 15:03 #Neural networks
The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) released a draft of its 2014 Strategic Plan for public comment. The plan is technical, but the motivation is straightforward: increase investor confidence in our markets...
Law/Regulations
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 14:44 #Wall Street
Think about it… If you had the worlds unfilled buy and sell orders in front of you at each price level in the markets you were trading, how simple would trading be...
Trading Systems
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 13:44 #resistance, support
Prices broke higher after oscillating in a narrow range for over a week, taking out resistance at 1321.64 marked by the 38.2% Fibonacci expansion. Buyers now aim to challenge the 50% level at 1346.78, with a further push above that eyeing the 61.8% Fib at 1371.93...
Metals
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 13:25 #xauusd, gold
Prices remain in consolidation mode below resistance at 106.74, the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion.A daily close above this barrier initially targets the 38.2% level at 108.04. Alternatively, a reversal below support in the 104.84-105...
Crude Oil
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Sergey Golubev, 1 July 2014, 13:20