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Initial Reaction On the surface, this appeared to be a very strong jobs report from both the household survey and establishment survey perspective...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 19:48
Private sector business conditions in South Africa shrunk for the third consecutive month in June, as both output and new orders declined again, survey figures from HSBC and Markit Economics showed Thursday. The headline purchasing managers' index fell to 49.5 in June from 49.7 in May...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 18:00
Retail sales in Hong Kong declined at a slower rate in May, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed Thursday. Retail sales value fell 4.1 percent year-on-year in May, following the 9.9 percent drop in April. Economists had expected a 4 percent decrease is sales...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 16:12
The currency of many countries all over the world is specifically traded daily through a highly specialized market the foreign exchange market, also known as the forex market. The market is filled with seasoned traders with lots of experience and beginning traders as well...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 15:02 #forex news
USD/JPY Technical Strategy: Longs Preferred Doji suggested hesitation near key support Range between 101.20 and 102.77 remains in play...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 14:52
Forex Scalpers should always identify market conditions before trading Markets can be broken into three major environments. Trends, Ranges, and Breakouts Once identified, traders can select the appropriate strategy that fits present price action...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 14:08 #scalping
Emotions Gone Wild Using Pivots to See Common Chart Points Finding Great Range Entries of Pivots There’s a common belief that most market moves are the result of two emotions, greed and fear...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 14:00
Of all the investment markets around the world, the Foreign Exchange Market is the largest. With billions and billions of dollars traded every day, there is a huge potential for return on your investment...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 13:07 #forex news
Japanese service sector contracted for the third successive month and at a slightly faster pace in June, the results of a survey by Markit Economics showed Thursday. The Markit service purchasing manufacturers' index, or PMI, decreased to 49 in June from 49...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 12:48
In an uptrend, trendlines develop by connecting a series of lows Depending on the trend, trendlines will act as support or resistance Traders can use an oscillator, like CCI, to time market entries...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 12:41
Modern speculative markets (stores) are composed of members who are not equivalent...
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Roman Smirnov, 3 July 2014, 11:59
Financial research firm Markit announced that it will develop a new exhaustive service for facilitating electronic trade confirmation and execution administration for the foreign exchange options market...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 10:00 #economic calendar
China's services sector grew at a faster pace in June, the latest survey from HSBC and Markit Economics revealed on Thursday - posting an index score of 53.1 and touching a 15-month high. That's up from 50.7 in May. That lifted China's composite PMI to 52.4 - up from 50.2 in the previous month...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 09:09 #China
Approval for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India will soon take a hit as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government is working on plans to backburner the proposal as the result of an uproar from local traders...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 09:00
The majority of market participants agree on the need to eliminate abusive practices no matter the frequency of trading. But one topic that remains an issue of debate is whether firms that employ high frequency trading strategies should be required to register...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 09:00
Why HFT's race each other In the previous post, I explained that HFT's usually make their money by running market making strategies. This consists of selling liquidity to speculators at a price equal to the bid/ask spread...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 09:00
EUR/GBP Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 0.7929, 0.7864, 0.7812 Resistance:0.7968, 0.8081, 0.8134...
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Sergey Golubev, 3 July 2014, 06:44 #eur/gbp, technical analysis
Stock market analysts often use terms that are confusing to people who aren’t familiar with the stock market. This might make you think that you aren’t smart enough to invest in the stock market. This isn’t true, however...
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 23:01 #stock market, stocks
What is Quantitative Finance? Quantitative finance (also known as mathematical finance or financial engineering) is the application of mathematical theory to the financial domain. It is a very broad term, covering many activities within the financial markets...
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 21:30 #quants
A lot of you have emailed recently asking what it is actually like to work in a quant fund. I've written before about my experiences as a quant dev but I thought I'd outline a normal day so you can get a feel for whether you would enjoy the role...
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Sergey Golubev, 2 July 2014, 19:00 #quants