Investment Strategies

Gundlach believed that interest rates have bottomed for the year, Growing fears about a possible global economic slowdown prompted Treasury yields to hit their historic lows a few weeks ago. The so-called bond king said yields won’t go any lower this year. That was the bottom for the 10-year Treasury yield, he said. “It’s not…

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CNBC recently reported a heavy loss by a hedge fund, “One of the better-performing hedge funds reportedly took a heavy loss last month, as a big bet on Argentina’s economy went sour. Autonomy Capital lost about $1 billion, or about 23%, in August after taking a large position in Argentina’s 100-year bonds, The Wall Street…

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Day trading has its risks, but also great rewards if you know how to take advantages of opportunities. Market turmoils are bringing in risks as well as opportunities. CNBC just highlighted some risks for day trading: “American small and medium-size companies that rely on China are scrambling to adjust their business plans in response to…

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In this volatile market environment, Valuewalk provided a roadmap for online investing. “After you’ve made a list of all your investments and assets, it’s time to think about your risk tolerance. As the winds of the market shift around, risk sentiment will move as well. There is no such thing as an investment that is…

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ETFDailyNews just described lots of issues in the markets lately. “Falling interest rates around the world have fueled the gold rally. Meanwhile, other looming problems are also creating fear and uncertainty in markets that are causing a herd of buyers to go for the gold these days. The trade and currency war between the US…

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Highly specialized computer systems monitor financial data, analyze and act faster than humanly possible. Decisions are made based on the programming. Timing, trade sizes, price and volatility are all possible triggers and, in most cases, initiate without trader intervention. A 2006 survey showed 25 percent of forex volume to be algorithmic with increases predicted into…

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Global events are impacting Forex trading on a daily basis. Just this month the Japanese Yen retreated from 15 year highs against the dollar and 9 year highs versus the Euro. The recent strength in the Yen has been cited as unwarranted by current economic fundamentals. Now, amid fears and speculation, the Yen is pulling…

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