Forex Stock Market Part 4

We put on a sell!

In mutual funds, there is a group of traders who always play sell. Often, bears do not bring any income to the fund, but during the collapse of the market, they compensate for the huge losses. These speculators are looking for a “defense gap” in a particular company and put it on the collapse of stocks. During a falling market, such specialists are indispensable. However, they are also needed during a bull market, because even then bear market phases appear.

It is not advisable for an average trader to play lower if the market is growing. It is much more reasonable to take a bullish position in a growing market, and a bearish one in a falling market.

If you are melancholic, then you need to know about your character, not to panic and not to put all transactions on the sell. It is necessary to find the right approach and objectively assess the situation. If you are a mutual fund manager, then you need to identify pessimists among traders and invite them to find another job. There are many people in the world who believe that everything will collapse soon. From such speculators only harm. If you are prone to melancholy and mood swings, then work on yourself.

Fear Bear Markets!

If you look at the stock charts of the year and think that it was easy to get rich there, then you are mistaken. The falling stock market is very difficult due to a tick up. The bull market is relatively simple – it is growing with small price rebounds. And the falling market is making huge pullbacks, and it is very difficult to resist without losses at this time.

If you stand in a bear market without loss, your name will be carved in gold letters on Wall Street. At least that’s what stock speculators joke about. And, of course, you will certainly get rich in the new bull stock market. But then you can not overload the account and act at random.

And the markets are getting old

No matter how long the bull market lasts, the time will come for a recession, and perhaps a global crisis. The higher the stock charts rise, the greater the fall and panic. Crises happen about once every 5-10 years. But it may also happen that in 15 years there will not be a single serious crisis. And yet: markets are aging. Typically, a crisis begins when hydrocarbons are very expensive. In 2007, oil prices rose above $ 146 per barrel. Many experts said that a crisis is imminent. True, not everyone listened to them. However, there are a lot of bells and whistles when someone unreasonably panics and talks about the coming end of the world. Now oil is in the middle of its range. Although, not necessarily a crisis should begin due to the high price of oil. It can crush the market and the banking sector, which distributes loans left and right, and then can’t get the money back. The high cost of shares of Internet companies at one time also damaged the stock market, which collapsed.

Case study: McDonald’s or Boeing?

Securities price in January 2018: McDonald’s – $ 173, and Boeing – $ 317. What stocks to trade and which ones are better to buy? The practice has shown that during the 2008 crisis, McDonald’s shares did not fall as actively as Boeing shares. It follows that the probability of repeating the previous scenario is high. Boeing shares are now quite expensive.

The paradox of the stock market lies in the fact that the expensive one rises in price even higher, and the cheap one decreases in price.

Of course, this does not always happen. Stocks that have risen too high above the price base are dangerous to buy.

It is better for a trader to buy not one share, but several, and then buy more and more as the price rises. In this case, one must not forget to put stop orders at the break-even level.

Where to buy and how to store NEO

1. Exchanges

Despite the relatively large drop in the price of NEO, it still remains interesting for investors and the delisting of exchanges does not threaten it. Trade turnover is relatively evenly distributed, although after investors disappointed, it shifted slightly towards the Binance exchange, which now accounts for about 34-36%. You can buy NEO only for BTC or USDT. In second place is Bitfinex with 7-8%, where the token is sold for cash US dollar and Japanese yen. HitBTC is on the third place – about 6-7%.

According to CoinMarketCap, the coin is listed on more than 100 exchanges, but it only trades more than 40 in real trading. Of the most exotic pairs with NEO, TKY, NKN, GAS (third-tier cryptocurrencies), Indian rupee, South Korean won and etc. True, the turnover for these pairs is less than 1%, but nevertheless, this is an indicator of multinational interest in the platform.

And if you look at the share of NEO in the turnover of Binance, then the picture here is not rosy – only 17th place. Moreover, the coin is inferior to tokens with much less capitalization.
If NEO is at least stably in the TOP-20, then its accompanying cryptocurrency GAS is not even included in the TOP-100. With its value at a historical maximum of more than 70 dollars. In the USA, today the price is a little over 5 dollars. The United States and more than 50% of the turnover are on the OKEx exchange. Why such a difference in capitalization is difficult to say.

2. Wallets

Again, it is worth recalling that storing cryptocurrency on exchange wallets carries risks. If you lock your account or steal coins, you will not be able to prove whether there was actually a hack. While the safest option is cold and hardware wallets. Unlike one of the EOS competitors, which launched the first wallet only 2 months ago, NEO has more than a dozen of any type: desktop, mobile, hot, hardware.

The main differences between wallets in one category are the following:

  • Functional. For example, the NEON Wallet wallet allows you to get free GAS.
  • Order of setting. In the simplified version (NEO Tracker), the setup does not require knowledge of the code, suitable for beginners. Other versions require more complex full synchronization with NEO.
  • Compatible with browsers and wallet languages.

The general principle of setting up wallets: download the application from the NEO website, enter your password, download Keystore (key storage file), copy the secret key and then proceed according to the individual instructions for the wallet.

NEO Prospects for Investors

“Making the economy smart” was precisely the goal of the Chinese developers. Despite a similar approach to the essence of NEO and Ethereum platforms, their goal is different. Ethereum is designed to create completely diverse applications (most of which are “junk”), the goal of NEO is to integrate the real economy into a virtual environment. Developers even compare NEO and Ethereum with Amazon and Alibaba – the sites seem to be similar, but focused on different markets and have different organizational approaches, due to which the competition between them is minimal. In other words, NEO is able to break through at least in the TOP-5 without displacing Ethereum.

The developers’ ambitions are high – in 2 years they can beat all competitors in terms of capitalization, and the platform has many of them:

  • Ethereum A comparative description of both of these platforms has already been made in general terms.
  • Cardano A fairly new project, the success of which is still difficult to assess – the platform is not fully launched. NEO has an advantage in this case – all pitfalls have been honed for three years.
  • EOS. An ambiguous startup that even indulged in criticism. It is an application development platform where the emphasis is on data security. And the fact that EOS for several months with TOP-15 entered the TOP-5, and NEO, on the contrary, flew into the TOP-15, speaks for itself.
  • Qtum. A fairly serious competitor from the TOP-30, on which Chinese developers are also working. Instead of smart contracts, master contracts are used here, which are analogs of contracts between contractors in the real world. The industry division of master contracts is provided. The platform is designed for business goals and has already taken “the first startups” under its wing.

And here again, it is worth recalling two distinctive features that distinguish NEO from its competitors:

  • Lack of anonymity. OnChain (the controlling company of developers) has access to transaction history and can track any movement of information.
  • Pseudo-centralization. 35 million tokens are officially left with the developers and it is not known how many more tokens can belong to them through subsidiaries.

Both of these points are ambiguous. On the one hand, the developers made it clear that they are aimed at absolute transparency and cooperation with regulators. On the other hand, they reserve the right to violate the rights of network users and the likelihood of using insider information.

On this annual chart of quotes, the instability of the cryptocurrency price is clearly visible:

  • Peak quotes in January are explained by the overall growth of the entire cryptocurrency market.
  • There is no information on the reasons for the sudden collapse on February 6.
  • The next serious collapse of more than 27% at the beginning of March is explained by the fact that on March 3 a serious failure occurred in the network, which should not have happened in principle. It’s not worth it to go into details. But it’s worth adding that on the Internet in mid-August there was information about a new vulnerability that would allow a DoS attack.
  • The last significant growth in late April – early May is not amenable to explanation. Then NEO rose by 15% per day, GAS – by 16%. And the only probable reason is called the purchase of altcoins by a large investor.

Conclusion

The NEO cryptocurrency can be called the “dark horse” of the entire market. Not so long ago, she was in the TOP-6, today she is already in the TOP-15. But given her ups and downs, it is likely that she will regain her lost ground again. And such a rollercoaster is a good opportunity for investors to earn if they catch a wave. The main factors influencing the price remain the general market situation, the ability of developers to quickly eliminate vulnerabilities and technically improve the platform. Therefore, I propose to join LiteForex cryptocurrency traders and test a new tool. Share ideas and strategies in the comments!

Forex Trading – Creative Process

We continue to study the features of using the trading system “Two screens of graphic models”

Achieving convergence zones identified through harmonious trade is an optional condition for using the “ Two screens of graphic models ” system. If you use the price action, you are aware of all the advantages of trading at two-time intervals and are purely psychologically ready to implement such a golden rule as “ keep losses low and let profit grow ”, you will always find an opportunity for effective entry into the market.

In a previous article, I talked about an explosive mixture in the form of a combination of the “ Three Indians ” and 1-2-3 patterns, which with high probability predicts a reversal. Let me remind you that harmonious trade is based on the principle of changing the direction of price movements with a high degree of probability when reaching the convergence zone. This allows you to combine the two techniques and expand the boundaries of the application of the trading system “Two screens of graphic models”. If you expect the above combination of patterns to form on the daily charts, then if you have confirmation signals, shift your attention to a shorter time interval and start looking for an entry point.

So on the USD / JPY chart, the inability of the bulls to move the pair quotes above the level of 88.6% of the wave 1-2 of the 1-2-3 pattern became the first sign of their weakness. Given the previously formed “Three Indians”, it could be assumed that the yen is ready to turn against the US dollar and move to a smaller time frame. In general, as my practice shows, the assault on the levels of 78.8% and 88.6% is an extremely important event from the point of view of revealing the correlation of the strengths of “bulls” and “bears”.

On the USD / JPY hourly chart, price action fans simply found the head and shoulders reversal pattern. Its constituent elements are “Shark” and one of the models of harmonious trading based on 1-2-3 (“Gartley”, “ Crab ”, “ Bat ” or “ Butterfly ”). The latter allows you to identify targets, however, in the case of the trading system “Two screens of graphic models” this is unprincipled. The targets in it are placed on a larger time interval.

Head and Shoulders on the USD / JPY hourly chart

The following is a search for entry points to a short position and placement of a stop order. In our example, a break in the neckline of the Head and Shoulders pattern or its retest would allow the formation of shorts. A protective stop is near the maximum swing and is equivalent to 35 pips.

Strategy “Two screens of graphic models” on the hourly chart USD / JPY

Placing targets on a larger time frame allows you to increase the profit factor and, with effective strategy development, make good money. However, to use the golden trading rule “keep your losses low and let your profits grow” you need to be prepared psychologically. The increased risk of lost profits forces not only private traders but also hedge funds to exit transactions. In the USD / JPY example, a short position target is placed near the convergence zone. It allows you to identify the “Gartley” pattern.

The Gartley pattern on the daily USD / JPY chart

The ratio of potential profit to loss exceeds 8 to 1. With this profit factor, the probability of positive transactions can be even less than 50%, but this will still make money. In my opinion, the use of the Two-Screen Graphic Models trading system makes it possible to think logically and turns trading into a creative process. This is important, as the routine following of signals quickly bothers.

Types of Investments

The term investment can mean many things to many people. Investment is full of confidence in a particular investment. This may also mean preparing for something possible. Investing wisely means planning an investment based on market knowledge and current investment and future return potential, as well as considering the risks inherent in any investment. In this sense, investment can be called an art of anticipating the possible results of future market activities.

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Traditionally, growth investments in stocks and bonds have been regarded as long-term investment strategies by many of the world’s top financial investors. It is generally believed that these large investors constitute the vast majority of the world’s wealth. Over the years, the largest and most respected banks, corporations, and financial institutions have performed well. This view certainly makes sense, but the fact is that the vast majority of Americans own common stock or mutual funds. Therefore, it is misleading to imply that the vast majority of US investors do not receive investment income and avoid losses.

Some of the world’s top investors may realize their wealth through bonds and stocks, while others do so through other means, including real estate investment, real estate transactions and even lease real estate. Of course, many investors also have a variety of investment products, such as money market funds, treasury bills, CDs, etc. Nevertheless, many investors (whether long-term investors or short-term investors) are considered to be more inclined to make investment decisions based on their personal thoughts and tastes, which is contrary to the popular media’s view of typical investment strategies. Although there are some very reliable investment opportunities (ie real estate, diamonds, art and stamps), many times the best investment strategy comes from wise choices that involve how to diversify across various asset classes.

Bond investment is one of the most widely known investment strategies. Bond investment can refer to any mechanism used to generate future income, such as bonds, municipal, corporate, government and corporate bonds. Generally, when an investment involves bonds, it usually means buying bonds to generate future income. Therefore, bonds are considered an excellent way to generate income and have long-term benefits.

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Fixed interest investment. Fixed-rate investments include things like certificates of deposit (CD), money market accounts, and certificates of deposit. Usually, people will consider various fixed-rate investments in order to generate considerable income in the long run. If you are interested in laying a solid foundation for building a portfolio, you should focus on these types of fixed-rate investments. This will ensure that you will not forget the long-term goal of creating stable cash flow for yourself and your family in your later years. But remember, just because you want to make big money now does not mean you have to sacrifice retirement or living standards in the future!

Other investments. The list of various investments continues. Some of the more common types of investments that investors usually make include mutual funds, stock funds, bonds, real estate investment trusts, and special financial instruments. There are too many different investment areas to choose from, and potential investors have many choices. In fact, some of these options can be overwhelming for some investors, which is why investors often use financial advisors to help you categorize a large number of options and choose the safest, best performing option the reason.

Limited ownership investment. These include stocks, bonds and other ownership interests. Investment with limited ownership usually restricts the owner’s way of spending, but compared with other types of investment, the risk is much lower.

Other types of investment vehicles include commodities, bond markets, exchange-traded funds and real estate investment trusts. When looking at the various investment tools available to investors, one thing to keep in mind is that although these investment tools provide a variety of options, there are some factors that investors should consider before deciding which investment tool is what. the best. For example, although stocks are considered one of the most widely used investment tools, it is well known that stocks have suffered huge losses during certain periods and are not the best choice during economic growth or expansion. Investors should also keep in mind that despite the lower risk-adjusted returns provided by bonds,

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Ten Technological Advances of Human History

Tech Investments

Ten Technological Advances of Human History

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Technology is the collection of various techniques, systems, practices, and methods used in the creation of goods or services, including scientific research or in the achievement of specific goals, for instance technological development. The word “technology” was first used by American linguist and computer scientist linguist Enthusiast George Lakoff in his 1976 book “The Human Condition”. He used the term to describe a set of human practices and ways of thinking that are shaped by cultural patterns and the results of psychological and emotional responses. Lakoff proposed that many of these practices and thoughts were deeply rooted in technology, specifically the ability to use language. This article surveys some of the history of technology, its development since the advent of spoken language and the ideas it has had to provide human interaction with machines.

In order to properly understand the definition of technology, one must be conversant with the diverse forms of technology that have evolved over time. Some of the more obvious examples are the more obvious products such as television, radio, telephones, steam-powered engines, clothes dryers, and the like. More recently, however, some aspects of the real world have been transformed into sophisticated electronic devices. Examples of this include the following:

The development of written language. Language development is a major milestone in humankind’s history, perhaps nowhere more so than the discovery of writing. It marked the beginning of the domestication of animals, marked the beginning of structured material culture, and laid the basis for political organization. All of these developments are considered to have given humankind a technological bent, with its emphasis on communication and the advancement of technology to the point where it has reached almost infinite possibilities.

The discovery of electricity. The invention of electricity marked the arrival of the age of electronics, when mankind discovered the ability to manipulate electrical motors and machines to perform complex tasks. The ability to conduct widespread communication and produce wealth quickly by the use of real world iot technologies has only made the technological developments of the last century and a half that much more important. The ability to solve problems using simple tools has only made these developments all that much more important, given how easy they are to accomplish.

The domestication of animals. Over the course of history, humankind has managed to tame various animals, often for the purposes of food, companionship, and exercise. This technician goes back to the earliest forms of human existence, as well as to the origins of the species. This, too, is a part of the larger field of genomics, which studies the genetic code of living organisms to study their physiological traits and adaptability to environmental stresses and changes.

The development of simple tools. The use of simple tools has given humanity many advantages. They allow people to do tasks that would otherwise be beyond their capabilities. Simple tools also allow people to exploit natural resources more effectively than more complicated ones. These practical technological advancements, however, have sometimes led to significant ecological effects. As a result, some governments have developed protection laws for natural resources.

The domestication of machines. Although the development of machines is credited to the rise of the industrial revolution in Europe and North America, the process of the domestication of machines is something that dates all the way back to ancient Egypt. In fact, this process has even been traced back to the earliest recorded history of man. This technological advance has, although less dramatic than that of the development of machines, nonetheless had a marked impact on the development of human history.

The domestication of animals. Although the development of domestic animals like dogs and sheep is credited to the rise of the agricultural revolution around the start of the Common Era in the middle ages, this technological advance was in fact a long process that reached its apex around the 8th century. While wild animals were hunted for their flesh and bones, humans hunted them for their horns and hooves, which were used as tools to make leather and create clothing.

On History

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The Human Race is Creating Technology each day. Some people might call this hubris. Still, as we continue to push the envelope with self-improvement through science and technology, the pace of mankind’s growth is clearly visible. Consider these ten technological advances of human history.

The invention of the wheel is often credited to the ancient Chinese. However, wheeled vehicles were in use long before the Chinese, and their existence can be traced back to around 4000 B.C. The wheel has provided humans with an extraordinary tool: the ability to manipulate objects without even lifting them. Indeed, wheeled vehicles are some of the earliest-known inventions of man.

Computers and electronic equipment have changed the way we live by providing us with an almost limitless array of possibilities. In fact, computers can be seen as the new greatest invention of all time. They have enabled us to process huge amounts of data at a rate faster than the brain can process it. This has significantly increased the speed at which we can find information and make decisions. Computers and electronics also greatly contributed to the development of the internet.

The invention of electricity has marked the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in England. The Industrial Revolution led to a massive shift in the way people lived. For example, instead of using flammable substances to fuel their machines, they began to burn fuel more efficiently using electrical wires. The introduction of electrical devices such as the electric motor and the steam engine gave humans the ability to produce large quantities of mass goods at a much faster rate.

A major part of the Industrial Revolution was the development of the textile industry. The development of textile manufacturing made possible the mass production of clothing. This also meant that clothes could be machine washed much easier than they had been before. Many people are unaware, however, that the manufacture of clothing also plays a large part in the environmental impact of the human body.

Computers and electronic devices have also played a role in the environmental impact of the human body. In fact, computers and electronic devices are responsible for many of the world’s environmental woes today. In order to store information and collect customer records, companies have built huge databases that result in the pollution of the atmosphere. Computers have become a major force in the global economy, but their impact on the environment is still being investigated. It is difficult to determine whether or not electronic devices and computers are actually causing extinctions of animals and deplete the earth’s resources.

We can observe many technological advances throughout human history, but perhaps none is of such importance as electricity. Without electricity life would not be possible. People rely on electricity to do many things, from working and playing to sleeping and combing their hair. Without electricity, most houses would be unlivable. Electricity is responsible for many aspects in our lives; it is one of the most crucial tools in modern industry and can be found in all areas of human activity.

Some of the other important inventions include telephones, radios, televisions, computers, and the global positioning system. These are just a few of the many devices that have been produced by science and technology. We owe a great deal to science and technology for many aspects in modern life, and the impact they have made is enormous. The future will only see newer and more incredible inventions being developed, which will hopefully benefit humanity for many years into the future.

There are many other important inventions and discoveries that have taken place through history. Throughout human history people have tried to understand the physical universe around them and to use it for their advantage. One of the greatest contributions to our society has been the invention of language. The written word has played an incredibly large role in the development of society, as well as the human brain. The human brain has come a long way in its development, and this is largely due to the invention of the printing press. Printing enabled human communication to spread across the globe, giving people a voice and a means to share information.

Today, the Internet is used everywhere. It is the leading source of information and it provides a wealth of opportunities to those who know how to harness it. The development of the human mind is still a relatively young science; however, the impact it has made on society cannot be overlooked. Understanding the nature of the human mind can help us design better ways of using the Internet and harnessing its power for individual and societal purposes.

Ten technological advancements of human history are too many to list here. However, these include the invention of the wheel, the computer, writing, and the telephone. Each one of these inventions helped make the world a more cohesive entity and allowed for the expansion of ideas and communication. As the world becomes more connected, more opportunities will become available to those with the knowledge and skills to tap into the technological resources of the 21st century.

Tech Investments

Technology investment banking is a practice in which private, corporate and government entities invest in technologies that create new economic value.

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The term is often used to refer to Internet companies, venture capital companies, technology-based startups, and other types of investment companies. These entities usually incorporate the names of existing companies, or they can simply use newly invented words to create a brand new name for themselves.

For example, technology companies such as Apple, Microsoft, and Cisco are generally considered the most successful companies in the past few decades, and they have invested heavily in R&D technology. As these companies grow, their influence on future innovations is also increasing.

Private investment companies or private funding sources can also make technology investment decisions. The goal is to provide growth capital for developing technology companies.

As these companies mature and/or need additional funds for future projects, they can use their accumulated resources and use them for different types of investments. For example, they can spend money to buy chip designs from chip manufacturers. They can then distribute these designs to software and service companies that want to use these designs to create new applications.

Government agencies are another important source of long-term investment in new technology projects. For example, the US Army Research Laboratory recently invested nearly $300 million in a program that will enable the creation of new technologies to help combat the effects of climate change.

In the past few years, many government agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Energy have been making regular investments in technology projects.

Private technology investment can be measured in many ways. One such method is to see how much the project will cost over the course of five years or more. Another common way to measure the financial impact is to look at how much annual income the project is likely to generate.

Another common way to measure financial impact is to look at the impact on the region’s GDP or GDI. If GDI increases significantly, it may have a positive impact on the economy.

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Venture capital refers to the total investment made by private individuals, companies and other organizations for technology investment.

Venture capital usually comes from many different sources, including friends and family, real estate investors, local businesses and large companies. The federal government provides some venture capital, and the federal government plays an important role in determining the amount and type of venture capital funds available to emerging and growing companies. Venture capital is also the main source of private financing for emerging companies and other large companies.

Many public and private companies use a process called CIO (cost per acquisition or sales) to determine their ROI (return on investment)​​.

CIO is an economic term used to measure the cost of each transaction or cost of sales of a company’s technology investment, or both. CIO analysis will include technical and financial analysis to understand the return on investment of a particular investment or multiple investments over a period of time. The purpose of this analysis is to better understand how the money is used and whether the ROI is successful.

In addition to looking at how the actual dollar value of a technology investment is used, another way to measure the financial impact is to look at the return on investment of an investment, the impact of the investment on income and expenses, and the assessment of the impact on the bottom line of the company. This is called the financial rating of the company.

When determining the financial impact of technology investments, the company’s stock price, market value, dividend yield, market value/yield, profit rate, and current market value/yield will be considered. When looking at the impact on revenue and expenditure, some companies choose to ignore one or more technology investment costs.

Some companies that invest in technology are known for their ability to track and achieve their business goals. Other companies have excellent management teams and provide excellent guidance to help ensure that investments are well executed.

Since future technology investments are made by large companies with deep pockets, they need to develop detailed performance accounting methods to measure the success of these investments. Now, many large technology investment companies provide a full range of financial services to help companies with CIOs and audited financial statements, as well as provide technical support and accounting assistance.