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Wade Slome
Investing with Crayons
By Wade Slome - Sep 21, 2014

At one level, investing can be extremely challenging if you consider the plethora of diverse and unpredictable factors such as monetary policy, fiscal policy, wars, banking crises, natural disasters, ...

Kevin Flynn
A Happy Summer Ending
By Kevin Flynn - Sep 21, 2014

“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” William Shakespeare, Sonnets It was an exciting week. Curiously, though, given the gravity of events, it was one almost without surprise ...

Frank Kollar
The Perfectionist Trader
By Frank Kollar - Sep 21, 2014

Perfectionism may help some people succeed in many other careers. It is often the difference between success and failure. We have all been brought up knowing that we must strive to be all that we can ...

Utilities Rise As Natural Gas Wobbles
By Syncubate  - Sep 21, 2014

When we last wrote about natural gas in early August, we observed that a possible bottoming formation was in play, given the short-term price action following the summer's steep decline in the ...

Marc Chandler
U.S. Dollar Outlook: On Strong Footing
By Marc Chandler - Sep 21, 2014 1

Technically, the US dollar is finishing the quarter on strong footing. It has risen against all the major currencies. The New Zealand dollar has eclipsed the yen as the weakest of the major ...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily: Scotland In Focus   
By Danske Markets - Sep 19, 2014

Market movers today Main focus will be the digestion of the Scottish referendum. The 'No' vote means we will see some relief in the markets. Moody's has France and the UK up for review. There has ...

‘NO’ It Is; Get On With It Scotland
By Avatrade - Sep 19, 2014

No independence it is, and GBP traders are enjoying the big relief rally this morning and shorters have no choice but to cover their position in the light of all this. So, for now, we are out of ...

Danske Markets
Global Cycle Looks Divergent‏   
By Danske Markets - Sep 19, 2014

Summary and outlook • Global indicators currently paint a very divergent picture of the world. The US economy is booming with strong leading indicators and ISM figures. On the other hand, data in...

Karim Rahemtulla
Fracking’s Greatest Myth
By Karim Rahemtulla - Sep 19, 2014

No one can deny that fracking holds enormous potential… Experts estimate that this technique for harvesting Natural Gas from shale will add almost 50% to known recoverable natural gas resources and ...

Marshall Gittler
Friday's FX Outlook
By Marshall Gittler - Sep 19, 2014

Scotland appears to go for “no” The pound rose in early European trading as the first results from Scotland showed the “no” vote against independence taking the lead. GBP ...