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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 21st November 2011

The week ahead will be a shortened trading week due to the US Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday. US markets are closed on Thursday and Friday is a shortened trading Day. Last week we wrote that many markets were in trading ranges are were approaching support/resistance levels and that there could be several breakouts, and we […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 14th November 2011

The long-term trends still remain intact across the 4 primary sectors of stocks, commodities, forex and interest rate futures but many markets are in short term ranges and possibly on the verge of breakouts. Currently these trends are down for stocks and commodities, and up for the dollar and interest rate futures. Stocks We wrote […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 7th November 2011

The past week has bucked the recent short-term moves, which were against the long-term trend, to resume direction in the direction of the primary trend. These primary trends are still down for stocks and up for the dollar. Commodities still remain mixed but for the most part are still in long-term downtrends. The inverse relationship […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 31st October 2011

The past 3-4 weeks have been a similar story, with stocks continuing to rally, while the dollar has declined. Commodities remain mixed but for the most part are still in long-term downtrends. As summer comes to a close we enter what is seasonally a bullish time of year for stocks but following the strong October […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 24th October 2011

Stocks have continued their recent short-term strength while commodities have for the most part continued lower although there are exceptions. The dollar ended the week lower for a third straight week but the moves seen in the currency markets have been far from convincing. Long-term trends remain as before, up for the dollar and down […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 17th October 2011

The reversal from 1 year lows formed during the previous week continued this week and the markets are now approaching key resistance levels, as in fact are many markets including commodities and currencies. The past couple of weeks’ moves have been counter to the long term trend and the long term trends all remain intact, […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 10th October 2011

The past week saw new 1 year lows for the stock market, followed by a sharp rally for most of the week, which only ran out of steam on Friday. As ever the inverse relationship between stocks and the dollar is still in play, but not as much as normal. Such a move in stocks […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 3rd October 2011

It would be safe to say that fear has returned to the markets and that we are overall seeing a risk-off strategy being employed by many market participants and this is leading to many markets selling off sharply and entering bear market territory. The main exception is the US dollar, which as we have suggested […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 26th September 2011

In a week that has seen the global financial crisis come to the fore once again, stock indexes failed to clear resistance and headed sharply lower as the dollar moved higher. Commodities were also sharply lower almost across the board and these are trends that are likely to persist for the time being, although nothing […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 19th September 2011

Stock indexes had a good week after initial weakness saw them first head lower before making a good recovery. The long term trend however remain down for stocks indexes. The dollar was also lower for the week but had seen some swings in some major pairings before ending lower and the trend remains mixed for […]

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