There's no disputing that commodities have been on a sustained bear trend for the past few years.
This is thanks to a number of factors, including an economic slowdown, particularly in China, and a glut of oil.
This has led the CRB Commodity Index to fall some 47% since 2011.
But things could be changing…
Investors were slow reacting to the fall in commodities
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Trading with the trend can improve your chances of profits.
So how can you see what the trend is?
Read on to find out…
Why trends are so important
Stock markets and other financial markets tend to move in trends. You should be able to spot trends in shares and indices. And trading with the trend can be extremely lucrative with the forex market.
A trend is basically the main dir... ››› more
You've probably heard the stock market adage: The trend is your friend.
It is. The trend is something you should pay close attention to when you're trading. Trade against it and you're likely to lose money.
Let's take a look at why the trend is so important when it comes to trading…
Why you should trade with the trend
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Many forex traders like to use technical analysis. This is because technical analysis tends to work well with forex trading due to currencies following strong trends.
So how can you spot a powerful trend?
Read on to find out…
Finding trends in forex and trading with them
One key concept that technical traders believe in is that prices move in trends.
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To be successful at trading you need to have a good strategy to follow and possess the discipline to apply it.
But if you ignore one key principle about trading, you can make things a lot harder for yourself.
This key principle is the trend is your friend.
Read on to find out why the trend really is your friend…
Why the trend really is your friend
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Technical analysis involves using price charts to predict where the price of an asset will go. This type of analysis works well for a number of different assets, including shares, commodities and indices.
Studying charts can give you a good indication of what lies ahead. And certain patterns have a tendency to play out the way they have in the past.
If you want to check if a trend is going t... ››› more
When it comes to trading, and investing for that matter, there is one aspect that you'd do well to remember: The trend is your friend. If you trade against the trend, chances are you'll be worse off. Let's take a closer look at why the trend is your friend and why you should apply this to your trading…
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It's official… Gold has bottomed. And gold stocks have, too. So far this year, gold and gold shares have taken off, while the stock market has done nothing. So what should you do? Read on to uncover how you could profit from the turn in gold…
Gold bottomed in December, Dr Steve Sjuggerud in Investment U explains...
The bottom made total sense, for two major reasons:
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Watch this short video to discover the three simple trends that'll help you predict which way the market is going!
We all know that the market is a wild and crazy place.
It swings in all sorts of directions.
One day it's up and the next day, all hell is breaking loose!
Then there are times when the market is going absolutely nowhere, so you might as well watch dry paint crack!
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Technical analysts watch for a bullish technical indicator, waiting to pounce. These patterns can highlight perfect buying opportunities. And one such pattern is the cup and handle continuation pattern. The cup and handle can show that a trend is set to continue. Read on to find out more about the wonders of the cup and handle continuation pattern…
The cup and handle continuation pattern, whic... ››› more
Want to improve your chance of picking winning trades and reduce your chances of bombing out by up to 70%? It's as easy as adding trend lines to your trading strategy, says Gavin Fourie, analyst for Forex Trader. Every trader has heard the age-old adage: “The trend is your friend”. But how effective is trading the trend really?
Well, according to Fourie, trading the trend using the trend li... ››› more
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