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Cam Hui
Jackson Hole Sneak Preview
By Cam Hui - Aug 19, 2014

As the markets anticipate Janet Yellen's keynote speech at Jackson Hole entitled "Re-Evaluating Labor Market Dynamics", I came upon this Chicago Fed publication that might offer a sneak preview of ...

Chris Vermeulen
Why Short Trades Are A Losing Bet
By Chris Vermeulen - Aug 18, 2014 |   2

Q: Why Will Short Traders Lose Money This Week? A: They're Fighting A Bull Market That's Still Pointing To Higher Prices. Take a look at the chart below of the S&P 500 futures index. You'll notice...

Lance Roberts
Is Correction Over? 5 Risks Ahead
By Lance Roberts - Aug 18, 2014

 A couple of week's ago I asked the question "How Big Could A Correction Be?"  In that article, I compared several different technical models to establish potential correction levels which derived the...

James Picerno
U.S. Housing Starts: July 2014 Preview
By James Picerno - Aug 18, 2014

Housing starts are expected to total 937,000 in tomorrow’s update for July, based on The Capital Spectator’s median econometric point forecast (seasonally adjusted annual rate). The projection ...

Saxo Bank
US Futures Trading Higher Ahead Of Busy Week
By Saxo Bank - Aug 18, 2014

Daily Briefing Currencies EUR/USD: The pair is trading in a symmetrical triangle pattern on a 60 minute time frame. The next support is at 1.3292 and the next resistance is at 1.3521. USD/JPY: ...

Matt Simpson
Is Upside Pressure Building For The Euro?
By Matt Simpson - Aug 18, 2014

UP NEXT: No red news tonight but we do have several yellow releases, which whilst not expected to provide much volatility, they do help build a picture of overall economic health for their ...

Brenda Jubin
Book Review: Traders Of The New Era
By Brenda Jubin - Aug 18, 2014

According to a 2011 study that used data from the Taiwan Stock Exchange over a 15-year period (1992-2006), less than one percent of day traders are profitable two years in a row. “But,” the ...

Market Weekly Update 18/8-22/8
By NSFX - Aug 18, 2014

Good Morning,It was a positive week for US stock indices: S&P500 rose 30 points at 1,955.06 (+1.56% weekly) and the DJIA closed on Friday at 16,662.91 (+0.93% weekly), up 153 points. Nasdaq ...

European Markets Trading Higher
By Avatrade - Aug 18, 2014

European markets are trading higher this morning after a wobbly session on Friday which was on the back of the news that Russia will retaliate and fight back when Ukrainian forces attacked Russian ...