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Daily Analysis: Pound Skyrockets as Theresa May Calls For UK Election

Posted on April 18th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2341 -0.15% DAX 12043 -0.54% WTI Crude Oil 52.80 -0.27% GOLD 1283.50 0.22% Bitcoin 1210 2.71% EUR/USD 1.0690 0.44%   Global stocks are slightly lower today following the long Easter weekend, as political news have been dominating headlines. The North Korean tensions...

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Join me to my first goal of $1 000 000

Posted on April 17th, 2017.

I started Hacked.com with an intense desire to help our members in understanding finance and give them tools and analysis to take better trading decisions. Our core goal is to help our members become financially independent, either by investing, trading or starting a business. What is important to know is that there are no get rich quick...

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Analysis of Ethereum and Litecoin

Posted on April 17th, 2017.

Ethereum ETH has been bumping along under the weight of a 3rd arc pair on a longer-term chart for the past few days. There is an energy point approaching. Which way will it likely break? Up or down? The first thing I notice is that pricetime is still below the 3rd arc, so that would be a red flag urging caution. On the other hand, price...

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Trading 101: Trend Analysis with Basic Charting Tools

Posted on April 17th, 2017.

In our previous post dealing with swing trading we laid off the basics off trends in financial markets, and now we are going one step further. Getting to know the simplest charting tools will help you in analyzing trends, refining entries and exits, and building more sophisticated strategies. What’s more, these easy-to-use tools will be...

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Turkey Referendum: Narrow Win for Erdogan Cements His Power

Posted on April 17th, 2017.

The results of the Turkish constitutional vote show a picture of a divided country, as the main cities and the territories with the most Kurdish citizens overwhelmingly chose no, but the rural Turkey outvoted them by a very tight margin. With 99.8% of the ballots counted, the results showed a 51.4% majority of the yes votes. The results...

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Turkey’s Constitutional Referendum: Political Chaos or Dictatorship?

Posted on April 16th, 2017.

Turkey, the regional superpower with a fragile economy, a faltering currency, a refugee crisis caused by the Syrian war, a divided society, and an autocratic leader is at a major crossroad. On Sunday, the nation will turn out to decide on transforming the country’s democracy into a significantly more centralized presidential democracy...

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ICO Analysis: Creativechain

Posted on April 15th, 2017.

Blockchain 2.0 – using the blockchain for purposes other than simply register the movement of funds. The purpose of Creativechain is to allow digital creative works to be registered one time and become indelible – permanently the property of their creator or owner, in a provable way. From a financial standpoint, there are several...

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Weekend update for ETHXBT, XRPXBT, Litecoin and Bitcoin

Posted on April 15th, 2017.

The week passed by in a surprisingly different manner than I had been expecting. One week ago I thought that it was going to be an exciting week of fireworks in many of the coin markets. But overall, it was a week of sideways movements for the most part, with an awakening just in the past 2 days or so. I was therefore enticed to look a...

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Bitcoin

Long Term Bitcoin Analysis

Posted on April 14th, 2017.

Bitcoin (BTC) extended upside movement against the US Dollar (USD) on Thursday to a weekly high of 1229, rallying the price of BTC/USD to more than 1200, the psychological number, as Japan legalized the cryptocurrency as online payment method while Russia is also mulling over to authorize the cryptocurrency. The technical bias however...

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Active Fund Managers Underperform Indexes

Posted on April 14th, 2017.

Are active fund managers worth their fees? Not according to a newly-released report from S&P Dow Jones Indices that reports on actively managed fund performance. Actively managed funds did not fare well against indexes in the last 1-,3-, 5- 10- and 15-year spans, meaning investors are better off sticking with passive funds that track...

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Daily Analysis: Stocks Volatile Before Easter as Dollar Slammed by Trump

Posted on April 13th, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2341 -0.32% DAX 12120 -0.21% WTI Crude Oil 53.23 -0.34% GOLD 1284.75 0.55% Bitcoin 1195 -1.43% EUR/USD 1.0619 0.06%   Global stocks took a hit yesterday, as the geopolitical tensions remained in focus. China might be getting ready to send troops to the North Korean...

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Warmongering Weekend

Posted on April 13th, 2017.

There are two very high-risk events coming up in the market, aside from the warmongering that we saw in Russia yesterday. Number one is happening this weekend in Turkey. On Sunday President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a national referendum to amend the Turkish constitution, giving himself executive power. In most democratic nations...

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Analysis: Bitcoin is weak, Litecoin and Ethereum look strong

Posted on April 13th, 2017.

Bitcoin Bitcoin had been puzzling me. I had expected a more robust week for this coin but there it was – just staying still. There is an energy date for the coin due today, which I had been thinking might be a high at 1320 or perhaps 1440. On closer inspection of the chart I saw that there was a long wick on an obscure candle which...

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How to Set Up a Budget

Posted on April 12th, 2017.

It’s important to have a good budget that will help keep your finances in check. The right budget doesn’t just help you know where your money is going, it helps you identify flaws in your spending habits and ultimately allows you to be more efficient with money, while possibly having fun. It isn’t easy to create a good budget, but in...

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Investment Recommendations April 12th

Posted on April 12th, 2017.

USD/CAD: Short-Term Buy   USD/CAD, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The pair has been drifting lower in recent days but it remained relatively strong, despite the rise in the price of oil that usually helps the Canadian Dollar. The cross is now trading near multiple strong support zones that could ignite a new leg up in the ongoing long-term...

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Daily Analysis: Oil and Gold Shine as War Fears Persist

Posted on April 12th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2347 -0.25% DAX 12139 -0.15% WTI Crude Oil 53.63 0.24% GOLD 1277.75 1.05% Bitcoin 1213 0.10% EUR/USD 1.0614 0.00%   Global stocks are relatively strong today, despite the surge in safe-haven assets such as gold and the Japanese Yen. The surprising escalation regarding...

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Trading 101: Trading vs. Investing

Posted on April 12th, 2017.

A historic debate without a real purpose. Those who deal with financial markets professionally more often than not can be put into one of two categories: Traders and Investors. The main difference in the approach of the two groups is time-frame that they focus on. Traders deal with short-term fluctuations in the market, while investors...

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Gold Surging on Safety

Posted on April 12th, 2017.

Though many market analysts and commentators may be afraid to say it, the markets are showing very clear signs of FEAR. Sign 1: Gold surging past $1270. Now at levels not seen since the US election results came out on November 9th. Sign 2: Yen surging. This is the purest safe haven currency. It has now broken below 110 Yens to the...

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Investment Recommendations April 11th

Posted on April 11th, 2017.

EUR/GBP: Short-Term Sell   EUR/GBP, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The Euro remains under pressure, as the worries regarding the French elections continue to weigh on the common currency. The Pound has recovered well against its major peers after the recent correction, despite the slew of negative economic news regarding the British economy last...

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Daily Analysis: Stocks in the Red as Geopolitical Tensions Mount

Posted on April 11th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2350 -0.45% DAX 12188 -0.25% WTI Crude Oil 52.80 -0.53% GOLD 1267.75 1.20% Bitcoin 1215 1.16% EUR/USD 1.0614 0.17%   Global stock markets are slightly lower today, as the major indices continue to trade in narrow ranges on the holiday-shortened week. Last week’s trends...