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16.11.2017

Trade trends profitably: Part 2

Building on the basis of the basic article “Smart traders track” (TRA-DERS’ 04/2017; available in the shop at www.traders-media.de), you learned in the first part of this strategy series (TRADERS’ 05/2017), how to find useful trading possibilities within a time unit by combining different trend sizes. In this part we talk about how you find lucrative trading signals by combining time units while trading trends in a clever way.

 
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16.11.2017

US: Traders salaries deeper and deeper in 2017, research says

According to an annual survey by Wall Street recruiting firm Options Group, total compensation for fixed income and equities professionals in the US will be down 7% from last year, on average.  The decline is steeper still for those working in certain business lines, such as credit, rates and cash equities. And there are few bright spots. Only foreign exchange trading (+1%) and those working in electronic markets for fixed income (+7%) and equities (+3%)  are expecting to see a pick-up in their compensation. 

 
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16.11.2017

Rare Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450 million at auction

Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at Christie’s in New York for $450.3m, including auction house premium, shattering the world record for any work of art sold at auction. The work had carried a guarantee understood to be around $100 million, so it was a certainty to sell, but the bidding blew past that number quickly and kept going over the course of 19 minutes.

 
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16.11.2017

Farage asks for an investigation over Soros influence

Brexit architect Nigel Farage has slammed George Soros over his alleged backing of the European project. Farage, speaking at the European Parliament, said the billionaire’s influence in Brussels and Strasbourg was ‘really extraordinary’. Nigel Farage says while Russia is accused of funding Britain’s ‘Leave’ campaign, financier George Soros’ recent $18 billion donation to pro-EU charity Open Society has escaped scrutiny. “This is where the real international political collusion is,” Farage says.

 
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16.11.2017

Bitcoin: Square is testing App payments for digital currency

Square is testing cryptocurrency support in their Cash app, according to TechCrunch reader Zach Miles on Twitter and confirmed by the company. The trial, which seems to only be available right now to a small number of users, lets you buy and sell bitcoin directly in the app. The interface is very basic. Users who have access to the beta can swipe right from the Cash Card page to access bitcoin functionality. Once there users will see a balance in USD and BTC, a graph showing performance over the last day, month or year and buy / sell buttons.

 
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16.11.2017

Swiss BVK pension fund opens to employers outside of Zurich

BVK, the CHF31.8bn (€27.8bn) pension fund for the canton of Zurich, has opened itself up to manage pension plans for employers across the rest of Switzerland. Taking on new schemes would benefit BVK’s risk profile and member structure, it said. It would only accept new joiners if this were in the collective interest of BVK’s existing members and affiliated employers.

 
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15.11.2017

Internet will be 1000 times faster using ancient mineral

Researchers from the University of Utah's departments of electrical and computer engineering and physics and astronomy have discovered that a special kind of perovskite, a combination of an organic and inorganic compound that has the same structure as the original mineral, can be layered on a silicon wafer to create a vital component for the communications system of the future. Scientists are investigating how to apply these light frequencies to convey data because of its remarkable potential for increasing the speeds of devices such as cellphones and internet modems. 

 
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15.11.2017

Global Terrorism Index 2017: deaths decreased for the second year in a row

According to a global study, terrorism-related fatalities fell for a second year in 2016, even though more countries in the West were affected by the shift in tactics toward so-called “Lone Wolf” attacks. The fifth annual Global Terrorism Index, developed by the Institute for Economics and Peace think tank, showed that deaths from terrorism fell 13% to 25,673 last year, and were 22% lower than the 2014 peak.

 
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15.11.2017

HSBC Private bank agrees to pay €300 million to avoid tax fraud trial

HSBC Private Bank, a Swiss unit of banking giant HSBC, has agreed to pay €300 million to avoid going to trial in France for enabling tax fraud, prosecutors said on Tuesday.  HSBC was accused last year of helping French clients to hide at least €1.67 billion from the tax authorities, according to a source close to the probe. 

 
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15.11.2017

Christmas gift: Bitcoin could reach $10000 by end of this year

However, it seems that the party is yet not over and analysts are still bullish on the uptrend of Bitcoin. Many believe that the prices of Bitcoin could jump by nearly 70% from here and could possibly touch $10000 by this Christmas. Technical analysts and investors have predicted based on the charts, Bitcoin prices have convincingly crossed the price benchmarks of 5k, 6k and 7k dollars. The price-volume charts suggest that there is a bullish sign for the investors which can determine the further direction of momentum and analysts say that there is every possibility it could touch $10000 by the year-end.

 
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