Interest rates affect many things, both for businesses and for us all personally. While they may at first seem disconnected, interest rate changes can actually affect markets too. The overall influence of interest rates is known as the interest rate effect, and it is something that we need to understand as traders and investors.
To better understand why fluctuations in interest rates can affect financial markets, and why we should always take potential changes in interest rates into account when looking at markets, we will look at just how they play a part in different aspects of business, and how we can use that.
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Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to this special edition of our Thanksgiving blog post! Every Thursday, we perform an analysis of three tickers that are looking interesting into the end of the trading week. However, with Thursday being the big Turkey day this week, we are doing a special blog post early which takes a look at SPY, QQQ, and XBI and how the charts have materialized over the last week and how they look into the rest of 2018. Continue reading TrendSpider Chart Analysis: Special Thanksgiving Edition
There are many indicators and methods used by traders all over the world, but few are used more often than those based upon Fibonacci numbers. From forex traders to institutions, Fibonacci is a mainstay of market analysis, and an important tool when trading or investing in stocks.
As with any tool we use though, it is very important to understand what it is, what it does, and how to use it in trades before ever adding it to your trading strategy.
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As TrendSpider’s main focus is being a charting platform, we also actively share chart setups and ideas every day on our social media accounts! As with anything, nothing is close to being 100% in the markets and all traders should do their own due diligence before trading anything they are interested in. For that reason, the point of this post is to not have traders blindly follow us on social media but to have users understand some of the logic that was behind our reasoning for the post and direction we thought the stock may go. There are plenty of charts that did not go as our post expected but for this particular blog, we focus on explaining the logic for these correct moves. Below are some timestamps we have captured over the last few months!
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