Combining Chart Patterns with Supply and Demand


Online Trading Academy Article of the Week

by Sam Evans, Online Trading Academy

In the world of conventional Technical Analysis, there are many different approaches ranging from basic candlestick patterns to a variety of technical indicators, most of which tend to give very lagging signals to buy and sell.


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What We Read Today 08 October 2015

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

This feature is published every day late afternoon New York time. For early morning review of headlines see "The Early Bird" published every day in the early am at GEI News (membership not required for access to "The Early Bird".).


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Syria Airstrikes Expose The Faultlines In Turkey's Relationship With Russia

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Natasha Ezrow, University of Essex

Tensions are rising fast between Turkey and Russia after Russian jets apparently violated Turkey's airspace twice, leading to heated exchanges between Ankara and Moscow. Russia claimed that an SU-30 warplane had entered Turkish airspace by accident due to bad weather conditions and navigational error - an explanation that was dismissed by Turkish president, Recep Erdogan who said that Russia risked losing a friend and warned of possible NATO involvement.

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Infographic Of The Day: Are Work At Home Jobs An Opportunity Or A Scam?

Companies have been training people for real work-at-home careers for years.

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The universe is unbelievably big – trillions of stars and even more planets. Soo… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? Why don’t we see any aliens? Where are they? And more importantly, what does this tell us about our own fate in this gigantic and scary universe?

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Europe's Refugee "Crisis"

by Jayati Ghosh,

If you read or watched or listened only to the mainstream media in the North, you could be forgiven for believing that the current influx of refugees into countries of Europe is not just an important concern, but actually even the single biggest crisis in that continent.


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17 September 2015 FOMC Meeting Minutes: The Deer In the Headlights - When To Raise the Federal Funds Rate.

Fed-sealSMALLThe 17 September 2015 meeting statement presented the actions taken. This post covers the economic discussion during this FOMC meeting between the members (minutes were released today). There was a significant amount of discussion when to raise the federal funds rate: The quote of these minutes was:

... most participants continued to anticipate that, based on their assessment of current economic conditions and their outlook for economic activity, the labor market, and inflation, the conditions for policy firming had been met or would likely be met by the end of the year. However, some participants judged that the downside risks to the outlook for economic growth and inflation had increased .....

The last few paragraphs below discuss in detail the "deer in the headlights" situation of when to begin to raise the federal funds rate.

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