Debate has raged for years as to whether or not technical analysis is actually a useful tool in helping to generate long run profits in the markets.

For some, technical analysis is no more than hocus pocus. An approach that is based on faith rather than legitimate science. For others, technical analysis is the foundation of profitable trading and those that dismiss technical analysis are usually not ‘real’ traders. Read more »


The US election is upon us and it promises to be a huge night for the American people and of course for financial markets as well.

I do not live in America and I do not know much about the political process there but it has been impossible to not get drawn into the debate. Read more »


The 4th of July US holiday always seems like a good time to reflect on what is going on in the world and the current situation in financial markets.

Unfortunately, the events of the last couple of weeks have caught many traders by surprise and many have lost a lot of money.

Let’s analyse what’s been going on and then make some comments about what to expect in the coming weeks ahead. Read more »