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    Trading Oil Based On Fundamentals

Trading Oil Based On Fundamentals

More so than any other market, oil trading follows fundamentals very closely. Knowing these fundamentals can make oil trading a very profitable business for the retail trader. While there are always some odd variables, in general there are only a handful of fundamental factors the trader needs to pay attention [...]

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    Understanding the Futures Market

Understanding the Futures Market

‘Futures’ are a type of financial transaction or contract where a party agrees to purchase or sell an asset at a predetermined future date and price. Futures trading began in the 1840s as a way for farmers to secure dealers that would commit to buying their produce. Farmers would meet [...]

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    Heating Oil Futures-A Chart Analysis

Heating Oil Futures-A Chart Analysis

Here is a daily and an hourly chart snapshot of Heating Oil futures (Symbol: HO). This chart includes several technical indicators: 8 period simple moving average (blue line) 20 period simple moving average (red line) 200 period simple moving average (green line) Bollinger Bands (purple lines) Relative Strength Index (RSI) (dotted line) Volume (dark blue bars) The [...]

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Heating Oil Futures-A Chart Analysis

  Heating Oil Futures-A Chart Analysis

Here is a daily and an hourly chart snapshot of Heating Oil futures (Symbol: HO). This chart includes several technical indicators: 8 period simple moving average (blue line) 20 period simple moving average [...]

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Trading Strategy for the – AUD/JPY

  Trading Strategy for the – AUD/JPY

Here is a 15 minute chart snapshot of the forex pair of the Aussie Dollar and the Japanese Yen (Symbol: AUD/JPY) spanning from Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 to Friday, March [...]

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Silver Futures – A Chart Analysis

  Silver Futures – A Chart Analysis

Here is a 15 minute chart snapshot of Silver futures (Symbol: SI) spanning Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 to Wednesday, March 28th, 2012. This chart includes several technical indicators: 8 period simple [...]

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Introduction to Exchange-Traded Notes

  Introduction to Exchange-Traded Notes

We recently discussed the VXX, which tracks the Volatility Index (VIX). The VXX is an exchange-traded note (ETN), and since the ETN is a relatively new financial product, first introduced [...]

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What to Watch for Trading Light Sweet Crude Oil

  What to Watch for Trading Light Sweet Crude Oil

Crude oil is one of the most popular financial instruments among speculative futures traders. It boasts high volatility in the price movement and soaring levels of volume. To successfully trade [...]

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A Close Up of Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

  A Close Up of Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

The Chart Here is a daily chart snapshot of Light Sweet Crude Oil futures (Symbol: CL) ranging from October 2011 to February 2012. This chart includes several technical indicators: • 8 period simple [...]

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Understanding Silver Futures-A Chart Analysis

  Understanding Silver Futures-A Chart Analysis

The Chart Here is a weekly chart snapshot of Silver futures (Symbol: SI) ranging from March 2010 to February 2012. This chart includes several technical indicators: • 8 period simple moving average (blue [...]

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