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What to expect in Commodity World ahead of the G20

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Commodities have hit the pause button ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka Japan as a new round of tariff threats between the U.S and China ...
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What’s happening on Wall Street – 26 June 2019

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The G20 Summit in Osaka Japan is approaching fast with the Trump-Xi meeting on Saturday headlining the event for market participants. Will ...
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Forex Technical Trade Note - Majors & Emerging Market Currency Pairs.

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With central banks following the U.S Federal Reserve dovish outlook on Global economic growth concerns, the U.S Dollar has been taking ...
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Cryptocurrency – Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has been thrusted back into the spotlight and its resurgence in value have gripped the imagination of its followers trying to make ...
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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision– 19 June 2019

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The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the interest rates in the U.S. will decrease or ...
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The Commodity Report – 13 June 2019

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The commodity market has become the “go-to” for investors when the equity markets take strain and this time around it is no exception. ...
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What’s happening on Wall Street – 12 June 2019

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The market rally we have seen over the last week has come to a halt as the U.S-China trade deal comes back into focus with President Trump ...
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Index Technical Trade Note – 11 June 2019

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The major Indices have been gaining momentum to the upside throughout last week and with that dismal Jobs number reported we might just see ...
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What’s happening on Wall Street – 29 May 2019

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Are we headed for a correction? Global economic growth fears have returned to the markets driven by the renewed trade disputes between the ...
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South African Interest Rate Decision - 23 May 2019

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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee will announce the interest rate decisions today at 15:00 SAST. Here is ...
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The Rand(ZAR), Petrol Price & Brent Crude Oil

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The election honeymoon period is over, and we are all waiting in anticipation for the new dawn as President Ramaphosa must start to deliver ...
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Index Technical Trade Note – 16 May 2019

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The trade tariff tensions between the U.S and China are escalating which has now focussed the spotlight firmly on the Federal Reserve to ...
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Cryptocurrency - In Bitcoin We Trust?

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Really? Is Crypto back? Over the last two months for some unknown reason Bitcoin has been gaining momentum and has broken through the ...
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The Forex Technical Trade Note

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So close, yet so far comes to mind as the U.S-China Tariff disputes start once more just before the two superpowers were close to reaching ...
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Index Technical Trade Note – 10 May 2019

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D-Day has arrived for the U.S-China Trade negotiations as 102 words on Twitter changed the course of the markets in an instant for the ...
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The Election Report 2019

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Elections - The Rand (ZAR) and ALSI International Market overview Markets have been plunged into turmoil once more as President Donald ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release – 3 May 2019

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Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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The Forex Technical Trade Note - 2 May 2019

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As we all know Interest rates are a hot topic when it comes to the Forex market and watched closely by market participants across the ...
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3 Charting Patterns Every Trader Should Know

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What are chart patterns: Due to supply and demand, fear and greed in the markets certain price action patterns will form and there are a ...
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The Commodity Report – 25 April 2019

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All is not “Gold” in the world as the precious metal has been under pressure of late due to record equity markets. All is not lost for gold ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 24 April 2019

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U.S markets have reached record highs once more on Tuesday as the world awaits the advance U.S GDP data on Friday around 14:30 SAST. The ...
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The Commodity Report – 18 April 2019

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Commodities, especially the oil market has grabbed the attention of South Africans as a rise in the Oil market might mean a rise in petrol ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 17 April 2019

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Optimism over the U.S-China trade negotiations coming to an end were abruptly halted as President Trump shifted his sights to the European ...
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note – 16 April 2019

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Mixed signals from global markets have seen Indices push higher despite reports from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on global ...
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note – 11 April 2019

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It seems that global economic growth concerns have reared its ugly head once more as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports all is ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 10 April 2019

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Just as the end was insight for the U.S-China trade war and trade war fears were starting to subside President Trump announced his trade ...
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The Commodity Report – 9 April 2019

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Oil Crude Oil has made the headlines once more at the start to the trading week as Brent Crude Oil and WTI Light Crude Oil reached highs ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release – Friday, 5 April 2019

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Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 03 April 2019

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Has the U.S-China trade negotiations reached the final hurdle before the long-awaited Trade War can be laid to rest? Well the markets are ...
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note – 2 April 2019

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The markets have been gaining momentum over the last two trading sessions ahead of Jobs Friday and even Bitcoin has joined in as China data ...
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South African Interest Rate Decision - 28 March 2019

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 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee will announce the interest rate decisions today at 15:00 SAST. Here is ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 27 March 2019

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Lingering fears of a Global Economic slowdown were highlighted at the start of the trading week as inverted Bond yields came back into ...
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The Forex Report – 26 March 2018

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The forex market has been on a roller coaster ride at the start of 2019 with Global Growth concerns being a major focal point for both ...
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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision– 20 March 2019

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The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the interest rates in the U.S. will increase or ...
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The Commodity Report – 19 March 2019

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Commodities have been watched closely by market participants over the last couple of months which saw Oil move from a Bear market at the ...
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Morning Market Scoop 19 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 19 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: Brexit latest news  “Guess Who’s Back, Back again..” What’s the scoop? ...
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Morning Market Scoop 15 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 15 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: Trade Agreement update
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Morning Market Scoop 14 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 14 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: The latest on Boeing “Grounded” What’s the scoop? Boeing 737 Max The world ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 13 March 2019

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Boeing is waning heavily on the Wall Street 30 Index as the aerospace company lost another 6% which accounts for its biggest two day drop ...
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Morning Market Scoop 13 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 13 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: Brexit Update - Theresa May’s Brexit deal rejected by 75 Tories who voted ...
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note – 12 March 2019

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Optimism returned to the Tech Sector as the Nasdaq led rally from yesterday saw the index gain over 2.5% as news surfaced of Nvidia’s ...
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Morning Market Scoop 12 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 12 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: Brent Crude Oil and Petrol back in focus.
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The Commodity Report – 11 March 2019

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Commodities have been in focus over the last week as U.S jobs numbers disappoint, and a stronger Dollar (USD) comes into play on the ...
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Morning Market Scoop 8 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 8 March 2019 In our morning market scoop:  
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release – Friday, 8 March 2019

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Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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Morning Market Scoop 7 March 2019

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Morning Market Mini U.S ADP Non-Farm Employment Scoop 7 March 2019 What’s the scoop? U.S ADP Non-Farm Employment Change As the dismal Trade ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 06 March 2019

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The Asian markets are rangebound as market participants await the outcome of the U.S-China Trade negotiations and another busy week for the ...
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Morning Market Scoop 6 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 6 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: US Week Ahead -  Trade Balance data today and the Non-Farm Payrolls on ...
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note – 5 March 2019

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Markets on Monday started on a high as optimism ran wild that a trade deal between the U.S and China would be met as soon as the end of ...
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Morning Market Scoop 5 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 5 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: The renowned Trade War might be ending by March as Reuters reported ...
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The Commodity Report – 1 March 2019

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With the U.S Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data release which came in better than Analysts expected showed that the U.S economy did not ...
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Morning Market Scoop 1 March 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 1 March 2019 In our morning market scoop: Markets react negatively to Trump-Kim Summit.
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Morning Market Scoop 28 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 28 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: US Market News.
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 27 February 2019

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As the second summit kicks of between U.S President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, all eyes focus on Hanoi for any ...
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Morning Market Scoop 27 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 27 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: Brexit update.
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note – 26 February 2019

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Opportunities will be in abundance this week as volatility is expected to return to the U.S Markets due to economic and political ...
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Morning Market Scoop 26 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 26 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: This weeks economic factors to look out for.
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Morning Market Scoop 22 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 22 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: FUN FRIDAy - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd held a launch event in San ...
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The Commodity Report – 21 February 2019

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Commodities, especially Gold, Oil and palladium have been in the commodities of choice for investor over 2019 as global growth concerns, ...
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Morning Market Scoop 21 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 21 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: South Africa Budget Speech 2019 Outcome
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 20 February 2019

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On the cards tonight is the release of the U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) January meeting minutes. The FOMC ...
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Morning Market Scoop 20 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 20 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: South African Budget Speech later today at 14:00 SAST.
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JSE Equity Technical Trade Note – Investec Limited (INL) – 19 February 2019

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Looking at the local market this morning as the financials come into focus with a depreciating Rand (ZAR) and the budget speech scheduled ...
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Morning Market Scoop 19 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 19 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: Just as South Africans sighed a sigh of relief from the decrease in the ...
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US Index Technical Trade Note – 18 February 2019

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Looking back at the previous U.S Indices technical note with the surprise Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) number two of our three index trades have ...
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Morning Market Scoop 15 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 15 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: The U.S Retail Sales Number came in much lower than most analysts ...
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The Commodity Report – 14 February 2019

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Commodities have become the focal point of investors yet again as global growth concerns continue to put a damper on risk appetite. Let’s ...
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Morning Market Scoop 14 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 14 February 2019 In our morning market scoop:  U.S-China Trade Optimism
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 13 February 2019

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With a second U.S Government shutdown avoided thanks to an agreement between the Democrats and Republicans on border security, U.S markets ...
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Morning Market Scoop 13 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 13 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: US Government Shutdown Round 2.
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Morning Market Scoop 12 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 12 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: The Office for National Statistics released its latest round of economic ...
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The Commodity Report – Crude Oil – 8 February 2019

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Crude Oil’s slide from the October 2018 highs into a bear market has had absolutely no negative impact on the big Oil companies as one ...
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Morning Market Scoop 8 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 8 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: Looking at the latest economic data released by the Bank of England ...
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The Forex Report – GBPUSD – 7 February 2019

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  All eyes will be on sterling today as the Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy committee (MPC) will be announcing their interest rate ...
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Morning Market Scoop 7 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 7 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England is expected to ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 6 February 2019

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The State of the Union address by President Trump did not move markets as was widely as SOTU was yet another wasted opportunity it seems ...
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Morning Market Scoop 6 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 6 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: Its all about the United States - U.S Markets, State of the Union & GDP.
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Mastering the Fibonacci Retracement

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As traders we have a vast arsenal of technical tools at our disposal and one that I regularly use is Fibonacci Retracement (Fib). Fibonacci ...
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Morning Market Scoop 5 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 5 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: SA Mining - The start of the 2019 Investing in African Mining ...
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U.S Index Technical Trade Note - 1 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 1 February 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 1 February 2019 In our morning market scoop: U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP)
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release – Friday, 1 February 2019

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  Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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Morning Market Scoop 31 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 31 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: ADP Non-farm Employment Change.
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 30 January 2019

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Today is probably one of the busiest event driven days we have seen in a while with Trade negotiations kicking off, the release of the ...
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Morning Market Scoop 30 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 29 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: US Market Volatility Incoming. U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market ...
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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision– 30 January 2019

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The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the interest rates in the U.S. will increase or ...
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Morning Market Scoop 29 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 29 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: US-China Trade War Hits the headlines again .
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Morning Market Scoop 25 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 25 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: European Central Bank Policy Decision
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The Commodity Report – 24 January 2019

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) is well underway and the markets have been reacting to news released from Davos. Commodities have been ...
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Morning Market Scoop 24 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 24 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: Statistics South Africa CPI Release source: tradingeconomics.com
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 23 January 2019

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Davos has kicked off with a bang, market fears followed by a selloff in the U.S markets were renewed ...
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Morning Market Scoop 23 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 23 January 2019 "Make A Better Place For You & For Me" In our morning market scoop: The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s ...
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JSE Equity Technical Trade Note - 22 January 2019

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With the selloff we saw in the Retail sector last week, wiping out Billions of Rands we might see some opportunities come through soon, for ...
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Morning Market Scoop 22 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 22 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: SA Commodity Focus - Oil refinery plans for South Africa
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Morning Market Scoop 18 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 18 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: South African Retail Sector - In a turn of events both Woolworths and Mr ...
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South African Interest Rate Decision - 17 January 2019

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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee will announce the interest rate decisions today at 15:00 South African ...
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Morning Market Scoop 17 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 17 January 2019 In our morning market scoop:   South African Interest Rate decision later today at 15:00 SAST on ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 16 January 2019

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As the European markets digest the Brexit situation it seems that the U.S market is just pushing higher despite the government shutdown. ...
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Morning Market Scoop 16 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 16 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: BREXIT divorce deal a no go! “Another Defeat for Theresa”
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JSE Equity Technical Trade Note - 15 January 2019

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Looking at the local market today as there might be some opportunities that might unfold over the week. The companies that I have ...
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Morning Market Scoop 15 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 15 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: The South African Outlook  
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The Forex Report – Forex Friday – 11 January 2019

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With international markets in a sort of limbo, mostly waiting on the outcome on the U.S Federal Government Shutdown we take a look at some ...
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Morning Market Scoop 11 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 11 January 2019 In our morning market scoop: US Government Shut Down initiated over December as President Trump and ...
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The Commodity Report – 10 January 2019

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The commodity sector has certainly be a focal point for investors over the month of December 2018 and looking back at our last Commodity ...
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Morning Market Scoop 10 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 9 January 2019 In our morning market scoop:  Oil Market rally continues to rise.
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 9 January 2019

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The start to the trading year is off with a bang as the Americans and Chinese re-enter trade negotiations which might see a positive ...
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Morning Market Scoop 9 January 2019

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Morning Market Scoop 9 January 2019 In our morning market scoop:   FED Meeting Minutes To all the readers and traders, a happy and ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 4th January 2019

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  Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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Morning Market Scoop 14 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 14 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: Charging Bull statue in Manhattan’s financial district can now be ...
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Morning Market Scoop 13 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 12 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: Brexit Turmoil – U.K Prime Minster Theresa May survives no confidence ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 12 December 2018

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We saw the U.S markets rise on Tuesday after news broke that the U.S and China’s top negotiators have reengaged talks for the first time ...
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Morning Market Scoop 12 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 12 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: Renewed Trade talks between China And the U.S Madoff scandal anniversary
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Morning Market Scoop 11 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 11 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: Brexit vote delayed Qualcomm vs Apple
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The Commodity Report – 10 December 2018

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With the current global market uncertainty and with the U.S market selloff we have seen recently it is very clear that commodities might ...
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The Forex Report – Forex Friday – 7 December 2018

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With the current market uncertainty around the world, all eyes will be on this afternoon’s U.S Non-Farm Payrolls being released at 15:30 ...
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Morning Market Scoop 7 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 7 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: Non-Farm Payrolls & the U.S Economy Steinhoff back in the spotlight
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ADP Non-Farm Employment change - Update for U.S Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP)

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The U.S. ADP Non-farm Employment Change is a very good predictor of the Non-Farm Payrollsreport as the ADP Non-Farm Employment Change ...
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Morning Market Scoop 6 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 6 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: U.S Economy slowing down U.S ADP Non-Farm Employment change
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 7th December 2018

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Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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Morning Market Scoop 5 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 5 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: Recession free…South Africa exits recession after economy surges Shamila ...
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Morning Market Scoop 4 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 4 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: Eskom back in the spotlight Brent Crude Oil rose more than 4% in early ...
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The Commodity Report – 3 December 2018

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With the G20 behind us and a positive outcome around the insuring tariff disputes between the U.S and China we are seeing the commodities ...
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Morning Market Scoop 30 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 30 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: The start of the annual G20 summit. Petrol price drop, Automobile ...
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Morning Market Scoop 29 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 29 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: U.S and China heading for a show down at G20 Summit. Theresa May disses ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 28 November 2018

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All eyes will be focussed on whether the U.S and China can find a resolution later this week at the G-20 summit in Argentina. The trade ...
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Morning Market Scoop 28 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 28 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: BREXIT vote Parliament showdown President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the ...
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Money never sleeps! We've extended our trading hours...

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You wanted more time to trade, so we made the trading day longer. Well we didn’t really make the trading day longer, we just extended our ...
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MetaTrader5 Compatibility changes

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One of the main drivers of these changes were that most of our clients use “Signals” that are widely available through our MT5 trading ...
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Morning Market Scoop 27 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 27 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: Ratings agency S&P leave South Africa's sovereign credit rating ...
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Cryptocurrency news flash – 23 November 2018

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Cryptocurrencies and especially Bitcoin have made the headlines once more as crypto assets have been sold off at an alarming rate over the ...
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The Forex Report – FX Friday – 23 November

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Yesterday was a very eventful day as the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee announced a 25-basis point increase ...
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Morning Market Scoop 23 November 2018

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In our morning market scoop: “Fun Friday”, Black Friday it is here. “Fun Monday”, you mean Cyber Monday?
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South African Interest Rate Decision - 22 November 2018

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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee will announce the interest rate decisions today at 15:00 South African ...
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Morning Market Scoop 22 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 22 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: SA Reserve Bank readies to announce its interest rate decision. Momentum ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 21 November 2018

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The International market selloff has put the start of a Christmas rally into question as the Dow closed lower by 2.21% erasing all gains we ...
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Morning Market Scoop 21 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 21 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: Trouble for Ghosn. Nissan CEO was arrested for allegedly misusing ...
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The Commodity Report – 20 November 2018

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With the tech selloff from yesterday on the Nasdaq and the Asian session lower this morning, we might see safe havens come back into play ...
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Morning Market Scoop 20 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 20 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: The value of Bitcoin...Bitcoin Price Drops as Bears Pummel the Market. ...
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The Forex Report – FX Friday – 16 November 2018

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  The European zone has been the topic of discussion this week as BREXIT is pushed firmly into the spotlight once more. We have seen ...
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Morning Market Scoop 16 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 16 November 2018 In our last morning market scoop of the week: AA - ‘Huge’ Fuel Price Drop On Cards For December! ...
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5 Mistakes of the beginner trader

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New to trading? look out for these classic mistakes. In the beginning many new traders believe that there is nothing to trading and that ...
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Morning Market Scoop 15 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 15 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: MTN Makes Progress With Nigeria on $10.1 Billion Talks Macy's Earnings: ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 14 November 2018

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With that impressive run we saw on the Dow after the Midterm elections came to a close the focus turns back to U.S and China trade talks. ...
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Morning Market Scoop 14 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 14 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: Discovery moves from medical aid and insurance to BANKING. The North ...
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Morning Market Scoop 13 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 13 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: Alibaba sets new Singles Day record with more than $30.8 Billion in ...
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The Commodity Report – 12 November 2018

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With Brent Crude Oil entering a bear market last week it seems that Saudi Arabia is open to talks of cutting Oil production to try and curb ...
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Morning Market Scoop 9 November 2018

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In our morning market scoop:
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FED interest rate decision 8 November 2018

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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the ...
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Morning Market Scoop 8 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 8 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: The scandal that shocked SA and possibly the biggest case of corporate ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note - 7 November 2018

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As the Democrats take the House of Representatives in the Midterm elections the Republican have gained even more footing within the Senate. ...
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Morning Market Scoop 7 November 2018

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Barry Dumas serving some beef this morning. In our morning market scoop: U.S voters return to the ballad boxes to vote for a new House of ...
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Morning Market Scoop 6 November 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 6 November 2018 In our morning market scoop: South African Airways clean-up. Gordhan tells SAA staff to ‘clean out the ...
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The Commodity Report – 5 November

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The sanctions imposed by the U.S on Iran are taking effect as of today and possibly bringing with it the biggest supply disruption we have ...
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Morning Market Scoop 2 November 2018

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Barry Beef On The Morning Market Scoop In our morning market scoop: The Non-Farm Payrolls number will be released today around 14:30 SAST. ...
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ADP Non-Farm Employment change - Update for U.S Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP)

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The U.S. ADP Non-farm Employment Change is a very good predictor of the Non-Farm Payrolls report as the ADP Non-farm Employment Change ...
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Morning Market Scoop 1 November 2018

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 Whats The Beef This Morning Barry? Keeping it local today with, the Petrol price and the SABC Possible petrol price decrease....Is there ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note - 31 October 2018

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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 31 October 2018 With our outlook of the 17th playing out nicely we might see some relief ...
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Morning Market Scoop 31 October 2018

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The Equity Report – Technical Trade note on Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA 30 October 2018

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With the joint venture between Richemont and Alibaba, the future growth prospects for Richemont are looking good. The market has started to ...
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Morning Market Scoop 30 October 2018

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  Dangers of E-cigarettes and Richmond Alibaba deal The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just had a rude awakening to the fact that ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls 2 November 2018

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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release Friday 2ndof November 2018 Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, ...
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The Forex Report – FX Friday - 26 October 2018

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Dollar strength is currently the talk of the town as the greenback has gained close to 3% over the last month. If the Dollar continues to ...
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Morning Market Scoop 26 October 2018

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  Shiny Metal, Black Gold... Easy Squeezy! US Tariff relief on SA Metals Oil, Iraq’s new oil minister and OPEC South Africa Start up Awards ...
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Morning Market Scoop 23 October 2018

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  When the lights go out and rainbows go missing from stocks: On Friday the problematic power utility, Eskom put two applications forward ...
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Morning Market Scoop 19 October 2018

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  Options for BREXIT and SA Government efforts The BREXIT negotiations have hit yet another snag as the European Union (EU) and Britain ...
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Morning Market Scoop 18 October 2018

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  Mediclinic share price drop and FED meeting minutes Mediclinic is expecting around 10 pence per share from the previous 11.3 pence per ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note - 17 October 2018

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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note – 17 October 2018 With the major selloff we saw in international markets last week, the market ...
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Morning Market Scoop 17 October 2018

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Possible Fuel Hike On The Cards Can a firmer Rand be our saving grace or will we be thrift shopping? Maybe the collapse of SARS eFiling ...
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Morning Market Scoop 16 October 2018

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Famous Brands and Cannabis Hype The best brands in the retail food sector face some heat and cannabis has taken the world by storm and the ...
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Morning Market Scoop 12 October 2018

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FAANG Stocks need Tequila! It's Fri'yay and last day to hammer the market for some sweet profits! I'm Barry "The Beef Dumas" and this is ...
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Morning Market Scoop 11 October 2018

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Looking at VBS Mutual Bank this morning along with some cheese... It's Throwback Thursday with The Verve! VBS Mutual Bank Issues and the US ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 10 October 2018

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Mainstream economists are warning that there are signs pointing to a market implosion in cryptocurrencies on the horizon. Juniper Research, ...
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Morning Market Scoop 10 October 2018

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New Finance Minister and Facebook’s new smart device It's humpday babeh! Let's turn the volume up with some Alt-J and have a look at what ...
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Technical Trade note on DAX 30 - 9 October 2018

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I am revisiting my trade note I did on the German index (DAX 30) from 26 June where it looked like the early formation of a head and ...
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Morning Market Scoop 09 October 2018

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Resignation reports and Art pranks Barry "The Beef" Dumas unpacks what this means for our trading day while listening to local Top Hits on ...
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Technical Outlook on Wall Street 30 for Non-Farm Payrolls 5 October 2018

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I am currently looking at the Wall Street 30 to see if the current pattern will playout or not. The Wall Street 30 is currently in a rising ...
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Morning Market Scoop 05 October 2018

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Jobs Friday and “Flying Automobiles” what a combination! Barry "The Beef" Dumas unpacks what this means for our trading day with a Friday ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 5th October 2018

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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release Friday 5thof October 2018 Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, ...
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Morning Market Scoop 04 October 2018

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Some great (IPOs (Initial Public Offer) in focus... Barry "The Beef" Dumas unpacks what this means for our trading day with Judas Priest ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 03 October 2018

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Not much has changed in the cryptocurrency world since my last newsflash note, except that the latest craze in this space is a thing called ...
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Morning Market Scoop 03 October 2018

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Petrol price at all-time highs as Brent Crude Oil hits the spotlight. Barry "The Beef" Dumas unpacks what this means for our trading day ...
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Technical trade note on Sibanye-Stillwater (SGL)

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Sibanye has had its fair share of hardships this year, but it seems that the miner’s share price might just be set for a turn around. We ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 01 October 2018

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The last week of September ended with a bang as the US and China continued to impose trade tariffs on goods from their respective ...
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Vultures and Dead Cats Bouncing - Trader slang is unique

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Traders are a unique bunch of people and in the fast-paced world of the financial markets, traders use slang words to express meaning and ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 27 September 2018

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Red flags were raised as news surfaced that some exchanges have reported obscure trading volumes being on their platforms. BitForex, a ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note - 26 September 2018

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Trade Conviction: Medium With the pending interest rate decision later tonight, we might just see the U.S Indices have a sell-off in the ...
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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision & impact on South Africa 26 September 2018

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The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the interest rates in the U.S. will increase or ...
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Morning Market Report - FED Interest Rates and Trade Wars Trading Tip

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for in this morning market podcast by GT247.com.
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Technical Trade Note on BHP Billiton (BIL) - 21 September 2018

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It has been a month since my previous note on BHP Billiton, after hitting our target price the price action has moved significantly lower. ...
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Technical Trade Note on Nasdaq 100 - 21 September 2018

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With the U.S. markets pushing higher to all time highs I am looking at the tech sector and the Nasdaq 100 index to do the same over the ...
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Morning Market Report - Rand Strength

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for in this morning market podcast by GT247.com.
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South African Interest Rate Decision

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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee will announce the interest rate decisions today at 15:00 South African ...
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Technical Trade note on Sasol Limited (JSE:SOL) - 20 September 2018

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Our Sasol Limited (SOL) trade did not trigger and sold off within the bull flag back to the trend support line (Red dotted). I have revised ...
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Morning Market Report - Local Interest Rate Decision

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for in this morning market podcast by GT247.com.
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Morning Market Report - Trade Wars

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for in this morning market podcast by GT247.com.
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 18 September 2018

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The battered and bruised cryptocurrency market does not seem to deter the number of new hedge fund entrants into the market. According to ...
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Morning Market Report - Naspers Unbundle

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for in this morning market podcast by GT247.com.
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Technical Trade note on Sasol Limited (JSE:SOL) - 17 September 2018

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Looking at the price action of Sasol Limited (SOL) we can see the price has been in an uptrend over the last couple of months. Taking a ...
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UK Interest Rate Decision 13 September 2018

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The Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy committee will be announcing their interest rate decision today at 13:00 South African time. Here ...
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UK and EUR Interest Rate Decisions in focus today

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for. Keeping a close eye on cryptocurrency looking to break support.
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 12 September 2018

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Cryptocurrencies have plunged to new depths on Wednesday as the Crypto Crash of 2018 has now surpassed the Dot-Com crash we saw in the year ...
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Two trades on our watchlist have triggered

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for. Both the South 32 and the Vodacom pending orders have triggered.
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Technical Trade note on Vodacom Group Limited (VOD) - 11 September 2018

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CONVICTION: MEDIUM With the spotlight firmly on the telecoms sector over the last couple of weeks, Vodacom Group Limited (VOD) might be set ...
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UK & US economic announcements to look out for today

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Barry "The Beef" Dumas updates us this morning on what to look out for as well as an update on a pending trade order on his South 32 ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 7th September 2018

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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) release Friday 7 September Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby ...
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Technical trade idea on South 32 Limited (S32) - 6 September 2018

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CONVICTION: HIGH (if resistance is broken) South 32 Limited (S32) a diversified miner recently released some solid results and is looking ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 6 September 2018

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Cryptocurrencies fell sharply on Wednesday to a nine-month low as concerns are growing that the broader adoption of cryptocurrencies will ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note - 05 September 2018

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Trade Conviction: Medium The U.S markets have been the focus of much debate over the last couple of days as market analysts contemplate if ...
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Technical trade note on Nymex Light Crude / West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil - 4 September 2018

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U.S sanction on Iran has put oil back into the spotlight as the world’s top buyers of oil are starting to feel the squeeze. Countries like ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 28 August 2018

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The price of Bitcoin is ticking higher once more even though news surfaced that the adoption of Blockchain technology in corporate America ...
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Nasdaq 100 trade update - 27 August 2018

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The Nasdaq 100 is at all-time highs and the technical trade note has played out well. We have reached our target price and I have move our ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 24 August 2018

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On Wednesday we saw a surge in the Bitcoin price to $6875 as another round of Crypto exchange traded fund (ETF) providers were due for ...
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Wall Street Wednesday Technical Trade Note - 22 August 2018

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Trade Conviction: Medium Just as quick as the U.S. market reached new highs on Tuesday, sending the S&P to a new intraday record we saw an ...
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Technical trade note on BHP Billiton (BIL) - 21 August 2018

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BHP Billiton (BIL) has released solid results for the period ending the 30th of June 2018. With an increase in profits over the period to a ...
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Technical trade note on Nasdaq 100 - 20 August 2018

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The infamous FAANG stocks have been under pressure of late but looking at the bigger picture, the Nasdaq 100 is still pushing higher ever ...
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Technical trade note on S&P500 - 17 August 2018

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The U.S markets have rebounded significantly from the recent sell off we saw internationally on Wednesday. Yesterday we saw dip buyers ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 14 August 2018

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Cryptocurrencies just can’t seem to catch a break as we saw Bitcoin fell over 6% below $6000 per coin in the Tuesday morning trading ...
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Forex Technical Note USD GBP EUR ZAR - 10 August 2018

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We have seen volatility return to emerging market currencies as the Turkish Lira lost over 5% in yesterday’s trade and is continuing its ...
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Technical trade note on Wall Street 30 Updated - 8 August 2018

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We have seen some positive movement on Wall Street 30 from the release of the Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) number. The number came in a lot ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 08 August 2018

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Bitcoin has broken down from the $6879 support level as highlighted in our crypto newsflash note from the 6th of August. The cryptocurrency ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 06 August 2018

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Crypto currencies, especially Bitcoin came under pressure over the last week, giving back almost all the gains from the July breakout. The ...
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Technical trade note on Wall Street 30 - 3 August 2018

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I will be looking at Wall Street 30 as my Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) trade as the jobs number will have a direct impact on the index. Two ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 3rd August 2018

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Non-Farm Payrolls are usually reported on the first Friday of the month, whereby the number of additional jobs added from the previous ...
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UK Interest Rate Decision 2 August 2018

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The Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy committee will be announcing their interest rate decision today at 13:00 South African time. ...
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Investor fears weaken the JSE

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The JSE was off to a rocky start on Wednesday as investor fears set in surrounding the ANC’s announcement Tuesday evening that the ...
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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision & impact on South Africa.

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The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the interest rates in the U.S. will increase or ...
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Turnaround for the JSE due to renewed talks between China and United States

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International markets including the JSE was off to a muted start on Tuesday morning as growth in Chinese manufacturing for July slowed down ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 31 July 2018

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Bitcoin has been a hot topic over the month of July as we saw the cryptocurrency surge over the $8000/ coin mark. With the price currently ...
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Local bourse edges higher

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The JSE All-Share index traded firmer throughout the day but only manage to close 0.26% higher by the market close, while the blue-chip JSE ...
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Cryptocurrency Newsflash - 25 July 2018

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Cryptocurrency Newsflash – 25/07/2018 The burning question on every cryptocurrency investor’s mind is whether Bitcoin is back? ...
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Technical trade note on Wall Street 30

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With earnings season in full swing I will be looking to buy Wall Street 30 if we see a daily close above the 25225 price level.
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Technical trade note on the FTSE 100

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In conjunction with our GBP/USD currency pair trade from earlier today I will be looking to buy the FTSE 100 if we see a daily close above ...
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Technical trade note on GBP/USD

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There might be more down side for the GBP/USD currency pair from current levels if we see the Dollar (USD) strengthen from current levels.
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Technical trade notes ahead of interest rate decision - 19 July 2018

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With the looming interest rate decision, we might see some movement on the local front. I will be looking at the Alsi Sept 18 and the ...
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South African Interest Rate Decision - 19 July 2018

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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s monetary policy committee will announce the interest rate decisions today at 15:00 South African ...
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Cryptocurrency Flash News - 18 July 2018

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Cryptocurrency Flash news – 18/07/2018 Cryptocurrencies have made a turn around since the weekend and we have seen Bitcoin gain over 3% ...
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Technical trade AUD / USD - 16 July 2018

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Trade note on AUD/USD 16 July 2018 If we see weakness coming through on the Dollar index (DXY) from current levels we might just see the ...
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The Fundamentals of Fundamentals

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What is a fundamental analysis: At GT247.com we employ the services of fundamental analysts who are at the top of their game. Mark Ingham ...
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Technical trade BRENT CRUDE OIL - 12 July 2018

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As soon as news broke out that the Saudis had indicated that they may raise production to a record 11 million barrels a day with effect ...
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Trading Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin & Ethereum

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What can be said about Cryptocurrency that has not been said or talked about before? Crypto has been the global talking point over the last ...
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Technical trade GOLD (XAU) - 6 July 2018

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Trade idea on Gold (XAU) We have seen a selloff in Gold (XAU) over the month of June and it looks like the buyers are returning to the ...
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Technical Trade Note Kumba Iron Ore JSE:KIO - Updated

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Update – Kumba Iron Ore (KIO) – 04/07/2018 Kumba Iron Ore (KIO) has finally reached our first target price of 32499c and it has been a real ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 6th July 2018

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US Non-Farm Payroll Release It is time again for the monthly US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) numbers to be released. The US Non-Farm Payroll ...
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Technical trade DAX 30 Index - 26 June 2018

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Trade idea on the DAX 30 Waning economic data out of Germany over the last six months has seen German IFO business climate sentiment Index ...
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U.K Interest Rate Decision

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The Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy committee will be announcing their interest rate decision today at 13:00 South African time.
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Technical trade note Truworths - 19 June 2018

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Trade idea on Truworths International Limited (TRU) The price of Truworths International Limited (TRU) has been consolidating over the last ...
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Technical trade note ALSI - 15 June 2018

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We have seen a steady decline in the Rand over the last couple of trading sessions due to economic and political uncertainty combined with ...
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Technical trade note Old Mutual PLC - 13 June 2018

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Trade idea on Old Mutual PLC (OML) This Old Mutual PLC (OML) trade opportunity was brought to my attention by Piru Harington who is one of ...
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How the FED interest rate decision will impact South Africa

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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision & impact on South Africa. The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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Technical trade note GBP/USD - 12 June 2018

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Trade idea on GBP/USD The GBP/USD (cable rate) has been moving lower as we see U.K Prime Minister Theresa May’s landmark Brexit deal goes ...
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Technical trade note NASDAQ - 01 June 2018

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Update – NASDAQ trade note – 07/06/2018 Our Non-Farm Pay rolls trade idea on the NASDAQ has had a stellar run and reached our first target ...
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Technical trade note BARCLAYS [JSE:BGA] - 05 June 2018

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Trade idea on Barclays Africa Group Ltd. (BGA) I have been keeping an eye on Barclays Africa Grp Limited (BGA) after a head and shoulder ...
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Technical trade note PALLADIUM [XPD/USD] - 04 June 2018

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Technical take on Palladium (XPD/USD) The commodities have been in focus over the last couple of months with the looming trade war between ...
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Technical trade note African Rainbow Mineral Limited [ARI] - 01 June 2018

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Trade idea on African Rainbow Mineral Limited (ARI) African Rainbow Mineral Limited (ARI) have been testing the 11419c per share level on a ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 1st June 2018

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US Non-Farm Payroll Release Yes, folks it is that time again for the monthly US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) numbers to be released. The US ...
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Technical trade note GOLD [XAU] - 29 May 2018

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Technical Trade Note on $GOLD [XAU] We have seen the price of Gold (XAU) move lower over the last two months. The price is currently ...
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Trade idea on the USD/ZAR currency pair - 24 May

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Trade idea on the USD/ZAR currency pair. Looking at the USD/ZAR today, we might see some movement in the currency due to the Reserve Bank ...
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SP500 - technical trade note 22 May 2018

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Trade Idea on S&P 500 I have been following the movement of the S&P 500 closely over the last couple of weeks and with the re-test of the ...
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Updated Mondi Limited JSE:MND - technical trade note 21 May 2018

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Update (2) - Mondi Limited (MND) (21/05/2018) What a roller coaster ride on Mondi Limited (MND) and we have finally reached our first ...
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Technical Trade Note Glencore PLC [JSE:GLN] 15 May 2018

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Technical trade note Glencore PLC (GLN) (15/05/2018) Glencore PLC (GLN) is setting up for a buy if we can get a close above 6492c per ...
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Technical Trade Note AUD/CHF - 14 May 2018

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Update – (16/05/2018) - AUD/CHF
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UK Interest Rate Decision

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The Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy committee will be releasing their interest rate decision today at 13:00 South African time. ...
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Technical Trade Note Brent Crude Oil

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Trade idea on BRENT CRUDE OIL (ICE) The oil prices have swung wildly the last couple of days and with the U.S pulling out of the Iran ...
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Technical Trade Note Clicks [JSE:CLS]

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UPDATE - Clicks Group Limited (CLS) We have seen the share price surge this morning over 3% due to the inclusion of the stock into the MSCI ...
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Technical Trade Note Sappi [JSE:SAP]

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Trade idea on Sappi Limited (SAP) Sappi Limited (SAP) has formed a rounding bottom technical pattern and looks good for a buy at a close ...
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Trade idea on EUR/USD

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Update - Trade possibilities on EUR/USD (17/05/2018) We have closed our trade on the EUR/USD for a 112-pip profit. Due to some indecision ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 4th May 2018

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US Non-Farm Payroll Release Yes, folks it is that time again for the monthly US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) numbers to be released. The US ...
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Updated Mondi Limited JSE:MND - technical trade note 2 May 2018

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Update - Mondi Limited (MND) We have reached our first target price on Mondi Ltd (MND) and celebrating yet another profitable trade we ...
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FED interest rate decision 2nd May 2018

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U.S Federal Reserve (FED) interest rate decision The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce whether the ...
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Exxaro Resources Ltd JSE:EXX - technical trade note

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Update (16/05/2018) - Exxaro Resources Ltd (EXX) Exxaro Resources Ltd (EXX) has reached our first target price of 12582c per share. We ...
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BHP Billiton PLC JSE:BIL - technical trade note

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Update (3) - BHP Billiton PLC (BIL) target price 3 reached (17/05/2018). BHP Billiton PLC (BIL) has crossed our third target price of ...
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Mondi Limited JSE:MND - technical trade note

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Trade idea on Mondi Limited (MND) There is a high probability that the price on Mondi Limited (MND) will move higher looking at the inverse ...
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Mediclinic International PLC JSE:MEI - technical trade note

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Trade idea on Mediclinic International PLC (MEI) I am looking to buy Mediclinic International PLC (MEI) at 10500c with a first target price ...
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How to trade Rand hedged stocks

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The Rand (ZAR) in relation to Rand Hedged Stocks After looking at my trade idea on Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR)  I thought that ...
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Trade idea on Old Mutual PLC (OML)

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Trade idea on Old Mutual PLC (OML)
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Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA JSE:CFR - technical trade note

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Trade idea on Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR) The price action in Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR) has been testing the ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 6th April 2018

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US Non-Farm Payroll Release Yes, folks it is that time again for the monthly US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) numbers to be released. The number ...
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$USDCAD - Forex technical trade note

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I am looking to place a short trade on the USD/CAD as I have spotted a Head and Shoulders technical pattern on the currency pair. Also keep ...
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$USDJPY - Forex technical trade note

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I have spotted an inverse Head and Shoulders technical pattern on the USD/JPY currency pair and I am looking to place a long trade. Please ...
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Opportunity to short the S&P 

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Looking at Wall Street today

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Adding divergence to your trading arsenal

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Trading Education How to use Divergence Divergence is just one of the many Technical Analysis tools that traders use to determine whether ...
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NASDAQ - Potential "short" technical note

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I will be looking to place a short trade on the NASDAQ as it seems to be breaking out of a rising wedge formation. I am looking for a close ...
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Nasdaq in focus

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Naspers - Potential "buy" technical note

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Naspers has presented a trade opportunity,  and I am looking to go long as the price action has broken out from a descending channel, and a ...
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Imperial Holdings- A potential "short" technical note

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I am looking to place a short trade on Imperial Holdings Limited if I get a daily close below the 23700c level. The technical set up looks ...
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U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls [NFP] release Friday 9 March 2018

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US Non-Farm Payroll Release Yes, folks it is that time again for the monthly US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) numbers to be released. Usually the ...
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Trading the DAX

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Trading the NIKKEI 225

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Trading the USD/ZAR currency pair ahead of the budget speech

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*You can only trade this currency pair with the GT247.com USD account.   Today’s budget speech (21 February 2018) is probably the most ...
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Morning Podcast, Zuma resigns and we look at trading the ALSI

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Looking at the ALSI - Morning Podcast

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Morning Podcast

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Trading Sibanye Gold - Morning Podcast

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Today we look at shorting the NASDAQ - Morning Podcast

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Looking at Wall Street - Morning Podcast

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Today we trade the DAX! - Morning Podcast (Clone)

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Looking at Wall Street- Morning Podcast

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Research Note on Gold (XAU)

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Research on Gold (XAU) I am looking to long Gold (XAU) yet again and I am looking for a clear break and close above $ 1352/ ounce level ...
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Wall Street 30 - Technical Trade Note

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Trade idea on Wall Street 30 I am looking to get into the Wall Street 30 for a long trade, I know that the index has been running hard but ...
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Mr Price trade - UPDATE 2

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UPDATE 2: Another Update on MR Price Limited (MRP) and still in the money The price on MR Price Limited (MRP) is still moving higher and I ...
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Mr Price - First target reached (UPDATE)

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In the Money and Update on MR Price Limited (MRP) My MR Price Limited trade has finally reached my first target price of 27522c as seen in ...
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CAC 40 and EURO STOXX 50 - Technical Trade Note

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Double Technical Take CAC 40 and EURO STOXX 50 Barry Dumas gives two technical takes on these Index's.
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Mr Price - Technical Trade Note

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Trade note on Mr Price Group Limited (MRP)
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Nikkei 225 - Technical Trade Note

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Trade idea on Nikkei 225 (NI225)
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"how bout the FTSE" Podcast 22 December

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"Bazza goes long euro" 21 December podcast

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"Going double platinum [XPT]" Podcast 20 December

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S&P 500 and Wall Street 30 Technical Notes (Updated)

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Young Barry Dumas takes a look at the S&P 500 and Wall Street 30 technicals this festive season where a rally in both indices can be ...
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Gold - Technical Note

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The price of Gold (XAU) has broken through key support and is on the rise. I am looking to buy (long) Gold (XAU) at $ 1264/ ounce for the ...
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"Is gold going higher?" 19/12/2017

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Brent Crude [ICE] Trade Note

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Brent Crude Oil (ICE) trade note The price in oil is on the rise after the OPEC meeting and Brent Crude Oil (ICE) has presented me with an ...
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S&P 500 and Wall Street 30 Technical Notes (Updated)

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Young Barry Dumas takes a look at the S&P 500 and Wall Street 30 technicals this festive season where a rally in both indices can be ...
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MTN - Technical Note

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MTN Group Limited (MTN) As you know MTN has been on my watch list for a while now and has finally given me a signal to trade as it has ...
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How to use the RSI Oscillator

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Oscillators – Relative strength index (RSI) Many new traders ask me about indicators and how to use them, so I will try and explain it in ...
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EUR/USD - Trade Update 16 November 2017

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Trading the EUR/USD currency pair This trade on the EUR/USD has been delivering some excitement over the last couple of weeks. On the chart ...
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NFP Day - Your Morning Podcast 03 November 2017

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It's NFP day today! We love NFP day! Looking at trading pretty much everything today!
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[JSE:SOL] - Sasol Limited Technical Take Update

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SASOL LIMITED (SOL) – SECOND TARGET PRICE REACHED What a trade on Sasol Limited (SOL) and for the traders that kept the trade open it has ...
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Your Morning Podcast 02 November 2017

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    The UK BOE Interest rate decision takes place today. Looking at trading the DAX today.
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Your Morning Podcast 01 November 2017

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An action packed day of economic announcements. Looking at trading Wallstreet and the S&P500
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Your Morning Podcast 31 October 2017

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Keep an eye on the EUR/USD. Looking to trade WTI and Gold today.
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Your Morning Podcast 30 October 2017

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German CPI numbers being released at 3pm South African time. Looking to short the ALSI today.
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Merafe Resources Limited second take profit!

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  Taking profit - MRF   The second target price has been reached on Merafe Resources Limited and for those traders that stayed in the ...
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Sasol - Technical Take Update 27 October 2017

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Sasol Trade Update: It gives me great pleasure to put this note out on Sasol Limited (SOL) as my previous trade did not go as planned and ...
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Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR) - Technical Take 27 October 2017

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  Taking profits - CFR The trade on Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR) had its fair share of surprises from moving higher from the ...
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Your Morning Podcast 27 October 2017

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Your Morning Podcast 26 October 2017

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Your Morning Market Podcast Rand depreciates after Finance Minister delivers mid-term budget speech Sasol Trade Note Included.
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Sasol - Technical Take 26 October 2017

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Sasol Technical Take: Sasol Limited (SOL) has yet again closed above the 40000c level and yes, I am definitely going to take the ...
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MTN - One for the watchlist

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MTN Technical Take: This is one for the watch list, MTN Group Limited (MTN) has been running in a sideways channel on the weekly time frame ...
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Your Morning Podcast 25 October 2017

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Your Morning Market Podcast Looking to short the DAX
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Your Morning Podcast 24 October 2017

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Your Morning Market Podcast Looking at MTN trade opportunities
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Your Morning Podcast 23 October 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast Shorting the EUR/USD
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Spar Trade - Taking Profits

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17 October 2017 Taking profits - Target price 1 reached on Spar  [JSE:SPP] My Spar group Limited (SPP) trade that I put out on the 22nd of ...
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Using USD Index (DXY) to trade EUR/USD

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Many new traders ask me how do you know when to trade currency pairs and how do you know which direction the price action will move? The ...
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EUR/USD - Forex Technical Take

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Technical Take: If we take a look at the daily chart of the EUR/USD cross we can see a head and shoulders pattern forming. As the dollar ...
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3 Charting Patterns every trader should know... - Forex Hacks

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  What are chart patterns: Due to supply and demand, fear and greed in the markets certain price action patterns will form and there are a ...
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[JSE:MRF] Merafe hits first target

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Taking profits – Merafe Resources Limited (MRF) – Update My first target price for Merafe Resources Limited has been reached and I am more ...
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[JSE:CFR] - Richemont Technical Take

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Technical Take: TWEET THIS TRADE Currently Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR) is looking great for a buy at current levels for the ...
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Update on Brent Crude Oil (ICE) – What a way to start the week!

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Update on Brent Crude Oil (ICE) What a way to start the week! - 26 September 2017 And there we go! What a way to start the week! Brent ...
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[JSE:SLM] - Sanlam Technical Take

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Technical Take: Sanlam Limited (SLM) has been in the watch list since the acquisition of 30% stake in EasyEquities. The Sanlam share price ...
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Update on Brent Crude Oil (ICE) – Moving stops into profit.

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Here is an update on my Brent Crude Oil (ICE) trade I put on our blog on the 6th of September. The current price is so close to hitting my ...
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Sasol Limited (SOL) - Update

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I was given a rude awakening on Wednesday morning when I saw a premarket news announcement come out of Sasol. I knew off the bat that this ...
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[JSE:SOL] - Sasol Limited Technical Take

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Technical Take: Since I have placed my trading note out on Brent Crude Oil last week I have been looking at Sasol Limited (SOL) and I was ...
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[Natural Gas] -Commodity Technical Take

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Technical Take: I have been watching natural gas for a while now and it seems to be on the point of breaking out of the $ 3.07/ mmBTU ...
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Gold (XAU) - Trade Update 13 September 2017

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Update on Gold (XAU) 12/09/2017 - Chart Above Gold has been moving lower since reaching my first target price of $1352/ ounce and started ...
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[JSE:MRP] - Mr Price Limited - Trade Idea

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Technical Take: Mr Price Group Limited is one of my favourite shares to trade, even though I do not like the retail space this is a ...
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Gold (XAU) - Hits first take profit

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IN THE MONEY - UPDATE ON GOLD (XAU) 08/09/2017 Gold is in the money and my first target price of $ 1352/ ounce has been reached. This is a ...
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[JSE:MRF] Trade Idea - Merafe Resources Limited - English

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Source - Bloomberg Read Afrikaans version HERE Merafe Resources Limited (MRF) I saw this triangle formation on Merafe Resources Limited ...
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Your Morning Podcast 08 September 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 08 September 2017 Indices in focus this morning
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[JSE:MRF] Handel Idee - Merafe Resources Limited - Opgedateer

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Opgedateer 03/10/2017 Winste geneem –  Merafe Resources Limited (MRF) My eerste teiken prys op Merafe Resources Limited (MRF) is bereik en ...
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WTI trade setup on inventories release today

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TECHNICAL TAKE - NYMEX LIGHT CRUDE (WTI) INVENTORY RESULTS TRADE SETUP I will be looking at NYMEX LIGHT CRUDE (WTI) today and specifically ...
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ALSI - Quick Trade Update

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Target 1 Reached And there we go, first target reached on the Alsi Sep 17 future for a nice profit of 420 points. The price started to ...
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Your Morning Podcast 07 September 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 07 September 2017 Commodities in focus this morning
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Brent Crude Oil [ICE] - Long Technical Trade Take

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(Daily Timeframe Chart) Brent Crude Oil I am currently looking to buy (long) Brent Crude Oil (ICE) at $53.81 seeing as it has been breaking ...
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ALSI - Quick Trade

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Quick trade on the ALSI SEP 17 Future I am looking to short the ALSI September Future at current level as it has broken through the support ...
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Your Morning Podcast 06 September 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 06 September 2017 Indices in focus this morning #ALSI #DAX
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[JSE:HAR] Harmony Gold Mining - Take Profit

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Update 05/09/2017 PROFITS - TARGET 1 REACHED ON HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED There we go Harmony, reaching target 1 and well on its ...
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Your Morning Podcast 05 September 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 05 September 2017 Markets in focus this morning
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Your Morning Podcast 04 September 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 04 September 2017 Safe havens in focus this morning
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Your Morning Podcast 01 September 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 1 September 2017 (Happy Spring!) NFP stocks in focus this morning
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Your Morning Podcast 31 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 31 August 2017 Markets stocks in focus this morning - Non-Farm Payrolls
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[JSE:HAR] Technical take - Harmony Gold Mining Company

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Source: Bloomberg Technical take - Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HAR) I will be looking to buy (long) Harmony Gold Mining Company ...
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Technical take - Sibanye Gold Limited (SGL)

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Source: Bloomberg Technical take - Sibanye Gold Limited (SGL) Today I will be looking to place a long trade (buy) on Sibanye Gold Limited ...
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Your Morning Podcast 30 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 30 August 2017 Gold stocks in focus this morning
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Gold (XAU) - Technical Take (29 Aug)

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Source: Bloomberg Technical take on Gold (XAU) Due to international political uncertainty, we have seen Gold break through the $1300/ ounce ...
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Woolworths [JSE:WHL] - Technical Take Update

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Update on Woolies Trade After a good start, WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS (WHL) nearly reached first target but sharply retraced back to the neckline ...
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Bid Corporation [JSE:BID] - Post Results Technical Take

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Update Post Results Release: I was amazed when I saw the market reaction when I looked at the chart after Bid Corporation (BID) released ...
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Bid Corporation [JSE:BID] - Technical Take

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Two possible scenarios after release of results 24th August 2017: On 24th of August Bid Corporation Limited (BID) will be releasing their ...
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Pick n Trade - Spar vs Pick n Pay Trade Idea

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Standard Bank [JSE:SBK] - Technical Take (Updated 18/08/2017)

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25/08/2017 Standard Bank [JSE:SBK] - Technical Take – update – Stopped out. The roller-coaster which is Standard bank (SBK) is finally ...
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Telkom SA SOC [JSE:TKG] - Technical Take (Updated 18/8/2017)

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18/08/2017 Telkom finally broke the much-anticipated resistance level of 6691c on Wednesday 16 August and closed above this level, the ...
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Standard Bank [JSE:SBK] - Technical Take (Barry)

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Telkom SA SOC [JSE:TKG] - Technical Take

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7 Valuable tips every trader should know...

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7 Valuable tips every trader should know...
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Technical Take - Impala Platinum (IMP) & Woolworths (WHL)

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Technical Take: Impala Platinum (IMP) & Woolworths Holdings (WHL)
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Old Mutual PLC [JSE:OML] - Technical Take

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Technical Take - Buy GBP/USD (Updated)

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Update 01 Aug 2017 - African Rainbow Minerals Limited [JSE:ARI]

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Technical Take - Exxaro Resources Ltd [JSE:EXX] Updated 26 July 2017

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Technical Take - African Rainbow Minerals Limited [JSE:ARI]

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Technical Take - Buy GBP/USD

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Technical Take - Shoprite Holdings Ltd [JSE:SHP]

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Technical Take - Exxaro Resources Ltd [JSE:EXX] Updated

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Technical Take - Grindrod Limited [JSE:GND]

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Technical Take - Glencore

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Technical Take - Exxaro Resources Ltd [EXX]

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