Posts Tagged ‘FX’
Making money is easy, it’s the storing of wealth that is difficult
As mentioned in my previous reports, I finally covered my short position on BTC at the 27000 level, giving me a nice 3000 profit. There might be more on the downside, but it is so tricky to fathom what will happen with cryptocurrencies over the coming months that I decided to get out and await further developments.Read More
A generation of surrender monkeys, making money by helping the government steal it
Being raised by people who lived and fought during WWII, it can be no surprise I look at things differently to younger generations, who don’t mind dumping their morality to earn a couple of bucks.Read More
Data Mining Shapes the New Age of Trading
Data mining, a process that uncovers meaningful patterns and correlations within large databases, has become an indispensable tool in the trading arena. It holds numerous advantages over traditional manual trading, revolutionizing the way traders operate.
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USD Strong All Week & Debt Ceiling Worries Creep In
Last week we had BoE interest rate decision which unsurprisingly moved 25bps higher and continued to deliver a mildly hawkish tone. The main theme was the strong dollar which gained against all major currencies.
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A new monarch, a new era?
The new Monarch, prompted calls to abolish the Monarchy. But haven’t we had enough of instability, and pointless sideshows?Read More
The future is here, and it is not pretty
Artificial intelligence is the day’s headline news, with people flooding to use ChatGPT and similar programs. Artificial intelligence (AI) is much more than that though – it is not a toy.Read More
Navigating Market Uncertainties Through Probabilistic Thinking
Probabilistic thinking is a critical cognitive tool derived from probability science. It is, at its core, a mental framework that allows us to deal with the inherent uncertainties of life…
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Fed to end cycle
Last week we had key interest rate announcements from both the Fed and ECB. Whilst we saw both raise rates by 25bps it would seem the ECB are looking to continue to raise while the Fed may have reached the end of its cycle.
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The Minimax Mindset for Conquering a Sophisticated Market
In the highly competitive world of financial markets, traders are continually searching for effective strategies to gain an edge and achieve long-term success.
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More Lines than Hunter Biden’s…
Many of today’s charts have more lines than a mirror in Hunter Biden’s bedroom. When I started, we plotted our charts by hand using pencil and paper, updating them everyRead More
Last week the markets began looking at the real possibility of Stagflation. US GDP disappointed and with key central banks announcements upcoming the DXY index was a little lower at 101.6.
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Cromwell FX – April 2023
The latest performance updates for Cromwell FX – a systematic foreign exchange trading program, based on 22 currency pairs, traded on a 24-hour basis.
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Balanced Multi Asset Mathematical Strategy – April 2023
The latest performance updates for Balanced Multi Asset Mathematical Strategy (BMAMS), that uses cold hard mathematics to view the market in an alternative light. Opinion is replaced by statistics. Trading is conducted in clearly defined conditions under strict parameters. Numbers have no emotions.
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Where is Technology Taking Us?
Apparently, I am not the only old fart who is worried about the direction technology is taking us all! Technologists should be proud of what they create…Read More
Markets Struggle for Direction
Last week the markets struggled to make any directional moves. Compared to the rest of 2023 so far this was a quiet week. With further weakening in global economic data this could well point towards…
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Overcoming the Limits of Inductive Reasoning – The acceptance of Antifragility
To reduce the risks associated with inductive reasoning and better navigate the volatile dynamics of financial markets, traders must accept the markets’ inherent uncertainty and use caution when analysing historical patterns and trends
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Beyond Guesswork – Examining the Impact of Inductive Reasoning
Traders and investors often rely on historical patterns and trends to guide their decision-making process in their pursuit of financial success. They hope to predict future market outcomes and capitalise on opportunities by analysing past market behaviour.
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The Times They Are A-Changing
Everything has been relatively stable for the past few weeks, but the time for that to change is not far off. Over the coming weeks, the way the charts are developing, I will look for the opportunity to get short of the Euro, equities and BTC.Read More
Are We Reaching Pivot?
Last week had the US CPI and PPI releases which would give guidance to how the Fed may react in the coming weeks. The CPI showed further inflation slowdown and the PPI also surprised on the lower side.
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Having two short weeks on either side of Easter is rarely an ideal time for commenting on what the markets might do over the short term, but as that is the name of the game, let’s go with it.Read More