The crisis in the Ukraine has escalated to include the threat of armed combat, and the global markets reacted as expected yesterday, writes MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, who cites some examples, along with offering his prediction as to how long this crisis may last.
A lot of forex traders use the CFTC's Commitments of Traders report, which details positioning on the futures market, for more information on positioning and volume, and Dimitry Loukashov of ForexCrunch details what can be learned from the latest one.
Bargains in the emerging markets still abound; indeed, with rationality finally setting in, this is a terrific time to do a little bargain hunting in the emerging markets, suggests global expert Benjamin Shepherd, editor of Passport to Profits.
Should you consider buying Bitcoins? Jay Taylor believes they could be one of the riskiest investments around. In Daily Profit, he offers three simple reasons to stay on the sidelines and not buy this virtual currency.
Veteran forex trader Boris Schlossberg of BKForex.com profiles the “turn trade,” a set-up that relies on multiple time frames, moving averages, and Bollinger bands that allows traders to buy low and sell high while still following the market’s trend.
To be successful, forex traders need to be sure their strategy fits the current market conditions, writes James Stanley of DailyFX.com, reviewing the qualities and key considerations when trading a range, trend, or breakout.
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