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BHP, Australia 200 and iron ore chart

This might be an interesting week or two for the BHP and, by extension, the  Australia 200 index. BHP has hit a possible chart support zone, while iron ore is heading towards minor support dating back to 2009.

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Chart Signals Monday 22 September

Here is today’s wrap and chart signals

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Alibaba IPO and the Yahoo chart

I wrote a piece a few weeks ago on how Yahoo, which owns 22% of Alibaba gave private traders a chance to be on the existing owners’ side of a major IPO.  This was a welcome chance to change from our normal role as the ones the shares are being sold to.

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Scotland polls now closed, results to dominate today’s...

The Dow hit a new all-time high today and while some follow-though is possible, the main focus of today’s trading is likely to be on the Scotland referendum results. While announcements are coming out in the middle of the night in Britain, it’s right through the heart of the business day for Asia Pacific countries […]

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Chart Signals – Friday, Sep 19

Asia Pacific indices Australia 200 has successfully retested 5,370 support. With RSI oversold and the Index back above 5,430 a trading rebound appears to be underway that could potentially test 5,500. On a downturn, next support may appear in the 5,270-5,300 zone. Japan 225 continues to rally to new long-time highs trading above 16,200. RSI […]

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Key Levels in Some Soft Commodities

In this week’s Trade with Precision’s technical Insights we take a look at four soft commodities that have reached, or breached, key levels. Our commentator takes us through trades that are potentially setting up in the direction of the prevailing trends:  

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NAB dividend yield and chart support

Banks and high yielding stocks are leading the charge lower at the moment. At this stage though, I reckon it might pay to have that yield consideration in the back of your mind.

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Chart Signals – Thursday, Sep 18

Asia Pacific indices Australia 200 remains under pressure as resistance falls toward 4,460 and it continues to test 4,400 with next downside support possible near 5,370 and previous lows then 5,270 a Fibonacci level. RSI oversold so a bounce possible but that could be more of a pause in a bigger downtrend than a sustainable […]

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What does tonight’s FOMC mean for markets?

(The following is a comprehensive look at implications of tonight’s US Federal Reserve announcement. Originally distributed to CMC’s North American clients, I’ve asked Colin to post it here as well  - MM)   With the US economy generally continuing to improve since the last FOMC meeting in July, it looks likely the central bank may […]

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Index bears and Australian bank yields

Despite a positive lead from US markets, banks and other high dividend stocks are pushing the Australia 200 index below support today. With the Fed decision looming, this could be significant. But with Australian bank yields starting to look attractive it might pay not to ignore technical supports a little below current levels

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