Upcoming Workshop @ NY Traders Expo (Feb 21-23)

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Last year, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak at the World Money Show in Toronto where I talked to attendees about the importance of not being a Jack of All Traders, meaning that you should focus on becoming an expert in 1 specific area of trading rather than trying to know everything about the…

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The key to successful trading

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Two of the most respected businessmen in Warren Buffet and Bill Gates have shared their thoughts on the primary characteristic required to succeed, and they are on the same page too. Indeed, both men consider focus as the preeminent feature behind both of their distinguished careers. Buffet has always been one to hone his focus…

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Will the Super Bowl shape the direction of the stock market in 2016?

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When you sit down to watch the Super Bowl later this week, taking note of who wins might just set you up for trading success! You see, there is a certain notion out there called the ‘’Super Bowl Indicator”. No, it’s not based on any fundamental or technical analysis – nor volume for that matter…

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Will the US Federal Reserve abandon plans to increase rates in 2016?

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Amidst a tumultuous start to the trading year, traders have weakened their positions for further hikes to the Federal Reserve’s interest rates, citing unheralded volatility in global indexes, weak economic growth and a plunge in commodity prices. Following last December’s rate rise, the first since June 2006, expectations were set for four rate increases across…

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Simple Trading Strategy – Buy Stocks in the afternoon (Oil leading the way for US indexes)

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Recent market volatility has presented an opportunity for the shrewd traders out there, taking note of a simple but clear trend – buying stocks in the afternoon. As you’ll see from the charts below, a ‘relief rally’ has often been taking place in US indexes from about 2:30pm ET, and lasting about an hour. January…

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The Canadian Loonie Hits 13 Year Lows. Are we seeing a recession in the Canadian Economy?

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Our Canadian loonie has been dropping in value ever since early 2014 and hit a 13 year low of 68.74 cents this past week. The last time the loonie was worth less than 69 cents US was nearly 13 years ago, in April 2003. This was the 11th straight day that the Canadian currency has dropped against the…

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Oil prices break below $30. How low can oil prices go?

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Oil prices have fallen sharply in the past year and it has been very good for consumers. Oil producers? Not so much. Due to low oil prices, we have benefited from cheaper airplane tickets and lower gas prices. But will these low oil prices be the norm for the near future? Last week, oil prices…

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VIDEO: How to Profit from the Upcoming BEAR Market

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The US Stock Market has been going up since it hit the bottom in 2009. We are now in the 7th year of the BULL MARKET. Could we be at the start of a BEAR Market where stock prices go down? If so, how can we profit from it? Watch the video to find.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks All-time US Box Office Record

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For those who haven’t seen the latest Star Wars movie, please go see it. I saw it during the holidays and I truly enjoyed every minute of the movie. It seems that many people agreed with me as the movie has become the all-time US box office record holder, beating Avatar which made over $760M.…

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2016 New Years Market Forecasts

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Happy New Years Traders! We hope you had an extremely profitable 2015 in the financial markets! 2015 didn’t disappoint in terms of volatility as we saw commodities like oil prices drop dramatically from the high 60’s down to the current 30’s levels. As well, we saw precious metals like Gold, Silver and a whole slew…

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