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Creating a Trade Plan Using Pivot Points

One strategy that I learnt from Richard Kang during the Asia Trader and Investor Conference is on the use of pivot points to create your trade plan. This is a very simple trade plan that doesn’t require much monitoring of real time charts. Before I go into the plan, let me first explain what a […]

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What are Futures?

A futures is an agreement between 2 parties to buy/sell a certain asset on a future date. It is typically used by people dealing in that commodity to hedge their position. For example, oil might be trading at US$100/barrel now. In the futures market, a company that uses oil in its daily operation might want […]

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Masterclass – Structured Warrants Survival Kit

On the second day of the SMART Expo event, I was deciding whether to attend Masterclass: Structured Warrants Survival Kit by Simon Yung of BNP Paribas or Breaking the Millionaire Code by Thomas Mathew of IPP Financial Advisors. As I was already familiar with warrants, the last thing I wanted to attend was another beginner […]

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Changes to IG Markets Customer Agreement

I received an email from IG Markets today with the subject heading “Important information about your IG Markets account“. Opening the email, this is what I saw: We have recently reviewed our Customer Agreement and have made a number of amendments. The new Customer Agreement comes into effect on 23 April 2008, and you can […]

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Structured Futures Products on SGX Soon

A few days ago, Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) announced some rule amendments that will allow product offerings on a broader suite of asset classes in the securities market. The new rules expand the application of existing Singapore Exchange Securities Trading (SGX-ST) Rules and Central Depository (CDP) Clearing Rules to allow trading of listed structured products […]

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