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Most of us are aware that staring at a screen all day makes our eyes feel dry, tired, and irritated — with potentially harmful longterm consequences — but we also know that our jobs frequently require us to sit in front of a computer...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 24 January 2015, 11:09
The European Central Bank (ECB) was always expected to be the main event of the past week. Capital markets had time aplenty to prepare to react to President Mario Draghi’s post-meeting press conference. Would the ECB stand and deliver...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 24 January 2015, 10:29
Mario Draghi pulled off a political triumph on QE, coming in with a program that is bigger and more open-ended than anyone expected. The goal was to jolt expectations, to convince markets that there has been a fundamental shift toward aggressiveness...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 24 January 2015, 10:24 #QE, Mario Draghi
The ECB's decision to launch a sovereign bond buying program has eurozone asset prices soaring. European equities have extended their advance; roughly doubling their year to date gains this week. European bonds have rallied, pushing yields to new record lows. Even Greek bonds have participated...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 24 January 2015, 10:21
Owen Li, founder of Canarsie Capital, wrote to his clients - he had run their accounts down from $100 million less than a year ago to just $200,000. Reportedly, he got into a hole and took on a string of high-risk bests to try to save his firm. It didn’t work out...
Market News
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Sergey Golubev, 24 January 2015, 03:11 #stock market
Central Banks Central Banks deserve a nomination for traders of the year this week, hitting the FX board with surprise after surprise these last few days, and investors unable to recoup from one shock before receiving another hit in the chin...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 23 January 2015, 23:57
Relative to bonds, S&P 500 companies may be about as cheap as they’ve ever been...
Trading Systems
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Sergey Golubev, 23 January 2015, 21:30 #S&P 500
Looking at AUDNZD H1, there's an uptrend in place, but trading the trend is not all.. Also have to see if the recent volume action may break the trendline later, and we've seen supply at 106 92 - 107 29 (to watch at Monday) Read more
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Leonardo Barata, 23 January 2015, 20:30
Here’s a sentence I never expected to hear from a respected mutual fund source: “Ninety percent of funds are superior stock pickers.” C...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 23 January 2015, 19:49
So George Soros has been whining at Davos about the hellish lives of hedge-fund managers these days. Perhaps it makes sense, then, that “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England” also chose to make Davos his platform for announcing his retirement (and he really means it this time...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 23 January 2015, 19:29
According to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, it’s illegal to robocall a mobile phone number without permission. The American Bankers Association wants to change that, arguing that robocalls will help fight identity theft and other kinds of fraud...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 23 January 2015, 19:19
Google Inc. GOOG, +1.05% GOOGL, +1.09% is considering becoming a wireless carrier, providing a new service that's expected to run on Sprint and T-Mobile's networks, says a report from The Information citing people familiar with the matter...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 23 January 2015, 19:09 #Google
EUR: The single currency dropped as ECB's Draghi announced the central bank will launch an expanded asset purchase program, bids at 1.1570-75, 1.1540-50, 1.1520-25, 1.1500 and 1.1485 were all filled, some buy orders are noted at 1.1460-65 with stops below 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 23 January 2015, 17:21
Today I've used my spread trading indicators to open a long spread CFD on DAX and CAC40. Yesterday I've closed all on forex as reported on my previous post (see here). I've waited 4 hours to see my balance go to target and the risk was under control...
My Trading
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Lorenzo Sentino, 23 January 2015, 16:26 #dax
Many traders use Fibonacci Retracements to determine possible points of Support or Resistance. Fibonacci Retracements answer the question, “Where is the current retracement of a prior price swing likely to find support or resistance...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Sergey Golubev, 23 January 2015, 15:11
MetaQuotes Software Corp. announces that it is now possible to trade on Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) via the MetaTrader 5 platform...
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MetaQuotes, 23 January 2015, 14:20
On Friday the dollar was soaring around 12-year highs against its peers, as news of the ECB stimulus program continued to pressure risk-related currencies and as markets awaited upcoming US data on manufacturing activity and a private sector report on existing home sales...
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News, 23 January 2015, 13:33 #Mario Draghi, usd/jpy
Iron ore, which plummeted 47 percent in 2014, keeps seeing reduced price forecasts from global banks, like Citigroup, UBS Group AG and now Goldman Sachs, which continue coming in the opening weeks of the year...
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News, 23 January 2015, 13:01 #Goldman Sachs
On Friday the pound stayed near 18-month lows against the U.S. dollar, despite the release of optimistic retail sales data as expectations for the Bank of England to hold its monetary policy for longer continued to weigh...
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News, 23 January 2015, 12:41 #Mario Draghi, eur/gbp, ECB
The Euro recorded milestone lows against both the USD and GBP overnight, following the European Central Bank (ECB) finally presenting the long-awaited QE card from its stimulus package...
Analytics & Forecasts
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ForexTime, 23 January 2015, 11:45