Market Wrap: 7 June 2013 – US equities remain in uptrend, palladium decouples from other precious metals & the Aussie dollar drops sharply

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets including: stocks, commodities, currencies and precious metals. This week focuses on the Wilshire 5000, West Texas Intermediate crude oil, palladium, and the Australian dollar.

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Two short candidates to take advantage of the new market downtrend

Since reaching an all-time high of 1,687.18 on 22 May the S&P 500 has established a downtrend which so far has seen the index fall 4.7%. This article shows the new trend in the major US stock average and examines two potential short candidates that could take advantage of the new market downtrend.

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The search for the perfect trading strategy: Part II

Yesterday’s article focused on an intermediate term trend following trading strategy that makes use of both trend channel analysis (TCA), and moving averages. Today’s article applies the same trend following principals to shorter-term market movements, and looks at possible trading opportunities that exist right now.

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The search for the perfect trading strategy

The words “perfect trading strategy” will mean different things to different people. In this article however, the perfect trading strategy is one that combines a systematic, rules based approach with strict risk management. This article explores these elements and searches for possible trading opportunities.

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Weekly Market Wrap: 19 April 2013 – The case for owning gold is as strong as it ever was

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets including: stocks, commodities, currencies and precious metals. This week focuses on gold, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, crude oil, copper, and the British pound.

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Profiting from gold without the pain

Getting onboard a major bull market and riding it until it comes to an end is a very profitable way to invest. It is, however, much easier said than done. In many ways being right in ones investment thesis is the easy part. Far harder is having the patience and fortitude to stay the course. This is particularly true when it comes to gold.

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247Bull Trading Portfolio: Three of our four trades are now guaranteed winners

The 247Bull Trading Portfolio employs a trend following strategy that looks to take advantage of companies that are breaking out from a period of consolidation. This article provides an update on existing trades, new trades, and possible future trades.

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Weekly Market Wrap: 15 February 2013

This regular column reviews the condition of stocks, commodities and precious metals. This week focuses on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Wilshire 5000, the Reuters-CRB commodities index, and the recent divergence among the precious metals.

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Palladium rises 12.9% in one month & the powerful uptrend looks set to continue

Since writing about the excellent potential of palladium on 9 January, the part-precious, part-industrial metal has risen by 12.9%, and the powerful uptrend looks set to continue.

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