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by rhc
Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:30 am
Forum: Forex
Topic: How to know which countries are printing money?
Replies: 12
Views: 4274

Re: How to know which countries are printing money?

I would like to know where to find data on printed money for different countries, does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance for any suggestions This is your Lucky day!! By sheer coincidence someone named 'Eric' has posted the exact same question (practically word for word) on "Yahoo answe...
by rhc
Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Forex
Topic: How to know which countries are printing money?
Replies: 12
Views: 4274

Re: How to know which countries are printing money?

I would like to know where to find data on printed money for different countries . . . . From 1961 to the present day I would suggest this reference book from Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Standard-Catalog-World-Paper-Money/dp/1440215847 For paper issues prior to 1961 try this one; http://www.amazon...
by rhc
Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Preparing for the Demise of the Euro
Replies: 20
Views: 13437

Moto moto wrote:(Southpark episode mentioned elsewhere - poof and its gone).
Extended version (runs for 2 minutes) . . . very amusing
http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/2 ... ving-money
by rhc
Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Preparing for the Demise of the Euro
Replies: 20
Views: 13437

It would seem that you're not the only one worried about eurozone problems & the possible demise of the Euro. from Reuters; http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/11/24/uk-ukbanks-fsa-idUKLNE7AN02K20111124 "Britain's banks are drawing up contingency plans in case there is a disorderly break-up of the eu...
by rhc
Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Can Google Predict the Markets?
Replies: 11
Views: 5872

I imagine there would have been a huge spike in the search term "Jobs". Unfortunately this would have been mostly due to the passing of Steve Jobs rather than employment prospects or lack thereof. (I note the smiley winky face in your post so you probably meant this anyway. :wink: ) *edit* - Fixed s...
by rhc
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Can Google Predict the Markets?
Replies: 11
Views: 5872

Further to the above, we could probably agree that Slogans like “Greeceâ€
by rhc
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Can Google Predict the Markets?
Replies: 11
Views: 5872

Re: Can Google Predict the Markets?

I started to wonder if there might be a correlation between search term popularity and market moves. Dean, It sounds like you are trying to measure the ‘Mind’(*) of the market, that is what the market is thinking or more correctly what people in the market are thinking (Note that this is differ...
by rhc
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Will Notional Funding Now Become the New Standard?
Replies: 10
Views: 7283

Yes, but is share price the optimal measurement by which we gauge the risk of the institution, or do we use how their debt (bonds) are trading? I suppose the theory is that today’s share price will (ideally) discount events that have yet to happen or are in the process of happening. Enron, AIG, L...
by rhc
Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:54 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: 2011/11/16 CSI BP Data is wrong
Replies: 1
Views: 2168

I think you are correct.
For the Dec 2011 Contract, I see a low price of 1.57160 using non-CSI data. Perhaps this is specific to CSI ?
Perhaps a friendly email to CSI could help
by rhc
Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Doing business in the post MFG era
Replies: 13
Views: 5110

Re: Doing business in the post MFG era

From; http://www.tradingblox.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9060&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=300 . . . . For my part, I'll be withdrawing surplus IB funds and depositing them straight into my bank account. My IB account will now only contain the required funds necessary to maintain my positions (plus ...
by rhc
Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Suspicious data
Replies: 51
Views: 27174

Yes, very suspicious.
Here is what I see when I look at ED_June2012, I think these numbers are correct.
(perhaps people might want to take note of these figures until a correction comes through)
by rhc
Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Brokers
Topic: Need recommendations
Replies: 3
Views: 2823

Interactive Brokers allows customers (both US and Non-US) to trade on the LSE as well as many other exchanges throughout the world. IB could therefore be a starting point for your research. Here is the IB page for LSE products containing 2477 stocks (you can check to see if your ETF's are amongst th...
by rhc
Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: Why spending too much time on forecast?
Replies: 5
Views: 3627

Here is one take on why forecasting is a mugs game
viewtopic.php?t=8350&highlight=ritholtz

From the aforementioned link:
Anyone with an intense emotional interest in a subject loses the ability to observe it objectively
by rhc
Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Current Market Psychology
Replies: 11
Views: 5563

Rabidric,
Good stuff.
It's the old story;
"those that ignore history are condemned to repeat it"
by rhc
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:02 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Any DON"T DO lists for trader?
Replies: 9
Views: 5990

The 'Non-Essentials' (a.k.a. things you shouldn't do)

1) Cut your Winners
2) Ride your losses
3) Disregard risk
4) Don’t use stops
5) Buck your system
6) Follow the news

And lastly,

7) DO NOT deep fry a turkey whilst naked. (applies to all traders as well as everyone else)
by rhc
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:53 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Newbie asks: How to trade futures with only $100K?
Replies: 48
Views: 16666

Further to the previous post above; Upon completion of my weekly orders review, I noticed a new stop-entry signal for platinum but unfortunately the risk-to-protective stop was just too large for my account. I could grumble about it and whine about how life is unfair that I can’t afford it or I co...
by rhc
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:53 am
Forum: Testing Software
Topic: One-off data purchase
Replies: 3
Views: 2034

If CSI requires you to take out a yearly subscription in order to get historical data and you don't want to do that then here is one service that provides US historical data (and US delisted securities data) only without the need for a subscription; http://www.premiumdata.net/products/premiumdata/us...
by rhc
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Historical Futures Charts
Replies: 3
Views: 1865

by rhc
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Aug 2011: Can't short these Stock Index Futures
Replies: 14
Views: 5639

Sluggo, Hi, I have an online account and for my own amusement I sold short 1 off September CAC40 futures and immediately covered that short just to see if I could do it. I had no problems with performing this transaction and saw no error messages or red lights flashing. Cost me 5 euro . . . should'v...