The Long View, 27th May 2013

The Long View, 27th May 2013
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Sorry for not posting last week, things got a little busy and I was glad to have the weekend come. Stunning Sunday for sailing but not a puff of air meant a DNF by the whole field. Great management by the officials! Will be a quiet start to this week, with the markets taking a […]

The Long View, 22nd May 2013

The Long View, 22nd May 2013
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Fair value of a product is that which can be established between two or more parties at any given time. In the world of “Quantative Easing” (or some form of it) by the biggest economies (US, Japan, UK, EU) combined with the abnormally low cost producing China, fair value is hard to establish. With all […]

The Long View, 21st May 2013

The Long View, 21st May 2013
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Was a mixed bag in the commodity arena but gold bounced again (the cat still lives) on the back of Moody’s (The number 2 ratings agency) threatening to downgrade the US. There was bargain hunters also in the currency markets as a result of the US dollar shift down on the news. Whilst we had […]

The Long View, 15th May 2013

The Long View, 15th May 2013
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I am not going to go into the budget, there is plenty of articles, spin and some utter bulldust (Jessica Irvine, I am looking at you when I say that). I will say that it did surprise me in the lack of pork barrelling and I have to give them that. Swanee has constantly crowed […]

The Long View, 10th of May 2013

The Long View, 10th of May 2013
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Twitter is quickly becoming the bane of a trader’s life. Just after 3am this morning a “tweet” went out that quickly went around Wall St as a rumour that QE3 was ending. This started large scale buying and selling in the markets. Plosser (a US Fed President and member of FOMC) then backed it up […]

The Long View, May the 1st, 2013

The Long View, May the 1st,  2013
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Forex Market Analysis brought to you by David Long, Proprietary Trading Manager at Knowledge to Action Whilst the equity markets were reasonably quiet and flat to positive at the end of the day, the currency markets had some major volatility. It makes me laugh at the online blogs and the punters reasons for it. Let […]