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Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators meaning that they confirm trends. The ADX is often used along with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of the trend. As a momentum indicator, the Williams R% has the ability to be used with other technicals to help define a specific trend. Interm Term Bond ETF Vanguard (BIV) now has a 14 day Williams %R of -95.24.
  • FTSE 100 falls 1% in increased volatility in financial markets

    FTSE 100 falls 1% in increased volatility in financial markets

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    The CBOE Volatility index, which is commonly referred to as the "fear index" because it measures expected near-term stock market volatility, surged by around 20 points its highest level in well over two years. Dow swings were of up to 1,000 points. Falls like this have not been registered since August 2011 when investors were fretting over Europe's debt crisis and the debt ceiling impasse in Washington that prompted a USA credit rating downgrade.
  • Chemical in McDonald's fries could cure baldness

    Chemical in McDonald's fries could cure baldness

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    Preliminary tests have indicated the ground-breaking method is likely to be just as successful when transferred to human skin cells. The chemical itself doesn't help hair growth, but it's used as a base for the process to work most effectively.
  • Chris Grayling admits east coast rail line could be renationalised

    Chris Grayling admits east coast rail line could be renationalised

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    The peer, who nationalised the East Coast route back in 2009, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after Grayling, the transport secretary, gave a statement to MPs saying that the line is failing. The DfT is now evaluating options for the future operation of the franchise, which could include a temporary not-for-profit contract with Virgin and Stagecoach, or direct operation by the DfT through an Operator of Last Resort.
  • Market Mover - Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX)

    Market Mover - Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX)

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    The Earnings to Price yield of Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) is 0.073904. Now we'll turn to some key quant data and ratios. Jennison Associates Limited Company has invested 0.02% in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM). The stock of Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE:CEQP) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has a market cap of 4.88 Billion.
  • Crude oil futures slip 0.77 per cent on weak global cues

    Crude oil futures slip 0.77 per cent on weak global cues

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    Meanwhile, West Texas Intermediate crude oil was down by 68 cents, to United States dollars 64.77. "It is hard for me to get real bearish in crude given that the global economy is doing well", said Bill O'Grady, chief market strategist at Confluence Investment Management in St.
  • These are the 10 biggest one-day drops for Dow Jones

    These are the 10 biggest one-day drops for Dow Jones

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    In a mad dash to cash, traders were dumping virtually all kinds of assets in favour of good hard cash on Monday, which just saw one of the largest one-day market declines ever. Those higher rates will see shares start to look less attractive compared to other investments, particularly with bonds - parcels of government debt, which are offering higher yields.
  • RBI to talk tough on inflation, expected to hold rates

    RBI to talk tough on inflation, expected to hold rates

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    Analysts had said the RBA might just try to buy more time as new updates to the Consumer Price Index tamed the inflation outlook. According to Gupta, the MPC will "see through" the coming jump in inflation, growth and credit in mid-2018 as they are driven by base effects.
  • S. Korea's Black Eagles to Perform in Singapore Air Show

    S. Korea's Black Eagles to Perform in Singapore Air Show

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    It said the pilot suffered light injuries. In a statement , the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said that Airport Emergency Services responded to the incident - which was captured on video by someone within an airport terminal - and the fire was extinguished.
  • Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)- Analysts Opinions Grabbing Stocks

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    Monetta Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Activision Blizzard Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.47 billion market cap company. Honeywell Intll Inc has 236,600 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. Parkside National Bank & Trust And Trust stated it has 196 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.
  • Stocks Getting Investors Vote of Confidence: Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAV)

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    Therefore 77% are positive. Viavi Solutions has a 52-week low of $8.34 and a 52-week high of $11.89. The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 0.48%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 14.42% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.
  • Grimsby drivers waste nearly a day per year in traffic

    Grimsby drivers waste nearly a day per year in traffic

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    The most congested city in the world was Los Angeles with NY and San Francisco also featuring in the top 10. TRAFFIC in the United Kingdom is the 10th worst in the world with Brits stuck in jams for an average of 31 hours a year. Graham Cookson, Chief Economist, INRIX. San Francisco, for example, had the highest congestion rate (tied with Boston) on arterial and city streets during the peak commute hours, while NY holds the top spot during the daytime .
  • Are Analysts Bullish about Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) after last week?

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    The stock decreased 2.14% or $3.6 during the last trading session, reaching $164.29. Price T Rowe Associate Incorporated Md holds 1.51M shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 0.01% or 833 shares. 44,231 are held by Hartford Investment Company.
  • Dow sinks 300 points as Wall Street suffers another bad day

    Dow sinks 300 points as Wall Street suffers another bad day

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    The Dow ended at 24,345. However, it lags industrials and financials over one year with a return of 9.8%. Futures on Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average sank 1.4 percent in late Friday trading in Chicago. -Wall Street is REALLY anxious about inflation. The Fed Funds rates of 1.25 - 1.5% is still well below nominal growth of just over 4%. A rise commodity prices also raises inflation.
  • RBA leaves cash rate on hold at February 2018 meeting

    RBA leaves cash rate on hold at February 2018 meeting

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    Economists and experts widely predict rates to remain on hold throughout most of the year. Most analysts expect the inflation rate to go higher, especially after the government promised farmers to buy their crops at 1.5 times the cost of production as part of its budget, and as crude prices continue to advance.