What is the Best Technical Analysis Book?

This is the most repeated question, not just here on eTradingPicks.com, but worldwide. The problem is that if people...

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Trading a Stock Market Crash!

Stock markets have crashed and will continue to crash for as long as they exist. Everyone literally knows that, yet a...

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Putin's Revenge!

This is probably one of the most important editorials you'll read in 2015, and I mean it with every sense of...

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How Long Does a Stock Market Crash Last?

When a stock market crash becomes an undeniable fact, everyone starts wondering when will the bleeding stop. So just like almost everyone lived in denial at first, and refused to admit that a crash is about to wipe all profits, eventually, they would all  be exposed to fear and panic, and would once again refuse to admit that the crash is over. It's a natural human phenomenon that has accompanied every crash start, and every crash end. Having said so, it is still possible through a technical analysis method, to predict the time around which the market should be expected to bottom; and in the very same way, the time it should come back to make a new High. This method is called "Time Cycles Analysis", and is applied below on U.S. stock markets.

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What is the Best Technical Analysis Book?

This is the most repeated question, not just here on eTradingPicks.com, but worldwide. The problem is that if people were statisfied with the quality of books already available in the market, this question would have never been that popular. And that's exactly why we, at eTradingPicks.com, have gotten into publishing.

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Building a Good Technical Analysis Foundation

Many people ask about the best way to learn technical analysis and start investing or trading profitably in the stock market. The confusion seems to be initiated by the vast amount of resources available, be it books, courses, seminars, etc. However, many seem to forget that the tenets of techical analysis are esentially the same, and that differences only appear at a more advanced level. The following are "essential" tips every beginner needs to keep mind before starting this journey.

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Trading a Stock Market Crash!

Stock markets have crashed and will continue to crash for as long as they exist. Everyone literally knows that, yet a rare few properly manage to deal with it. Many are essentially unaware that a crash is already unfolding; well, at least until a few weeks or months after the fact. Others, continue to deny it wishfully hoping for a recovery. However, everyone keeps asking the very same questions. Should I sell and get out now? Should I wait a little longer? Do I rather buy and average my losing positions? Should I do nothing at all and turn into a long-term investor? This editorial will, once and for all, answer those basic questions and point you to the right direction.

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The Best Stock Market Crash Signal

The stock market crashed on October 19, 1987, in what was later known as "Black Monday". On just this one day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost around half a trillion Dollars of its value, which amounted to almost a 23% drop. It is the largest single day crash to date. Thirteen years later, the stock market crashed again in the year 2000 under the nickname of "The Dot-com Bubble. And finally in 2007, the "Subprime Mortgage Crisis" hit global financial markets and caused the latest stock market crash. And ever since, analysts around the world are doing their best to predict the next crash with most failing mainly due to applying the wrong analytical tools.

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America's War Game

If you're wondering why President Obama is so reluctant to confront the ISIS threat, which is growing by the minute all over the Middle East, then this editorial might give you some hints. There must be some solid reasons why it took the US less than six months to defend Oil fields in Kuwait after its invasion by Iraq in 1990, and why America is not even blinking today as ISIS is seizing Oil fields in Iraq, Syria and Libya. Actually, one can't help but question if this is the same America, which rushed into wars against Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and later on in Iraq. The truth is, there are prerequisites for an American war, at least as far as modern history is concerned.

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Trade Physical Gold & Silver with the Pros

If you share our point of view that Gold and Silver prices will eventually head North, then you're definitely examining available investment alternatives. From buying at jewelry stores to trading ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) or futures and options contracts, the process might prove too complicated for the layman; let alone the tons of commissions involved. Well, how about a platform where you would cut all costs, and trade physical gold and silver at market price from anywhere in the world? This editorial is our answer to the too many questions we received lately inquiring about the best way to invest in Gold and Silver.

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Signs Your Country is Going Bankrupt

As the confrontation between Greece's newly elected government and the European Union escalates, the country could run out of cash as early as this March. Earlier, on January 25, 2015, Greece's radical left party, Syriza, became the first anti-bailout party to win elections in the Euro zone. Consequently, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is now refusing to accept more bailout packages, and rather demands the restructuring of outstanding debt. A request, which is openly rejected by Germany, the European Central Bank and the European Parliament. Depending on the undergoing negotiations between the sides, Greece could be left to deal with bankruptcy on its own. This is an attempt to understand what leads to a country's default, and what happens afterwards.

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The US-Saudi Oil Politics

While Western media boasted about Lady Liberty Michelle Obama appearing unveiled in Saudi Arabia, Eastern activists toasted the Saudi King's unusual exit in the midst of the Obamas' welcome ceremony. It all happened as the U.S. president cut short his visit to India and dashed to Saudi Arabia with a high-profile delegation to offer their condolences on the death of King Abdullah. King Salman, now heading the country with the world's highest oil reserves, drew a lot of attention last week as analysts around the world attempted to examine his influence on the ailing oil prices. We'd rather focus on this distinguished Obama deputation because we think there is a lot more into it than just paying tribute to the late Saudi King.

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Je suis Monsieur Yuan

As business, political and academic leaders from around the world gathered in Davos, Switzerland last week to discuss their 2015 global agendas, another Chinese major deal was struck behind the scenes. Zhou Xiaochuan (also known as Mr. Renminbi), governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBC), and Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) signed an MoU to establish a trading center for the Chinese currency in Zurich. As per the agreement, the Chinese central bank will grant its Swiss counterpart a 50-billion Yuan quota (US $8 billion) under its Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) program, launched by Mr. Xiaochuan in 2011. This is an attempt to understand this momentous deal in its proper context in order to unveil its global implications.

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