New series on Options (part 11)
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Futures and Forward Contracts (Part 1)
FUTURES AND FORWARD CONTRACTS are leverage instruments that are traded almost the same as options in that they have a nominated price of some underlying security executed at some time in the future with a determined expiry date.
The most important difference is that………
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Option (Part 6)
At FS Securities we use different strategies when trading options. I will start with the Protective Put, the insurance you take against your portfolio.
What if you have a portfolio with different stocks and you feel there is a possibility……...Continue Reading →
I wrote before: ….. Technical analysis is an art rather than a science. Yours truly has graduated earlier in life in an engineering discipline and is fully aware that science may produce precise predictions. …..Technical analysis does not.
All technical analysts are motivated to improve trading returns for their clients. Analysts today use many…..Continue Reading →
(Part 3) – call the office if you missed part 1 and 2
Suppose the maintenance margin is 30%. How far can the stock drops before the investor is asked to top up his margin account? He has just received a margin call if that happens.
In the example I showed you yesterday:
Now let us assume that BHP……..Continue Reading →
November was a good profitable month for our clients
XJO (ASX 200) finished trump last week
Large clients (made >$5,982 before coms and fees):
Medium size clients (made >$4,054 before coms and fees):
Small clients (made >$1,350 before coms and fees):
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Price trends and Patterns in technical analysis
(based on a paper published by Geoffrey C. Friesen -University of Nebraska-Lincoln, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Many technical trading rules are based upon patterns. The question is how and why these patterns arise and why it is possible to make money using technical analysis.
Is there a bias interpreting current information and that that follows. Once we are biased, it is unlikely to change our opinion fast with the advent of new information.
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