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  • Editor’s Picks / 12 May 2016 at 0:19 GMT

    Time to reform the economy or risk crisis, says Beijing leadership

    South China Morning Post
    An article published in a Communist Party mouthpiece is a clear sign that China’s top leadership is unhappy with debt-driven growth. Thanks to opaque policy and decision-making, investors, economists and foreign officials are accustomed to nuanced messages about China’s economy. The latest, an article in the People’s Daily, is a signal that top Beijing officials want to change course from reliance on debt to fuel growth because they believe it could lead to systemic financial risks. According to the article, the world’s second-largest economy is set to enter a so-called L-shaped recovery trajectory for a few years and it is unrealistic to expect any rebound.
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  • Article / 07 May 2016 at 10:00 GMT

    Time Warner plots game to dethrone Netflix

    Former managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Time Warner plots game to dethrone Netflix
    Time Warner's move into the streaming segment slated for Q3 2016 comes just when Netflix's content-buying strategy is running into massive difficulties. But, perfect timing or not, that does not necessarily make Time Warner a great long-term bet.
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  • Article / 17 February 2016 at 16:10 GMT

    How and why to trade yesterday's news

    Hypothesis Testing
    United Kingdom
    How and why to trade yesterday's news
    When we trade we look at what is currently happening as well as what is likely to happen. But what if we traded yesterday's news? What if we ignore whatever data-driven event is to occur later today or tomorrow and instead look at what just occurred..
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    3y
    fxtime fxtime
    Agree it is akin to the old school 3 day range and pivot skew but this is a building block for traders to start from. Steidlmayer suggests...
    3y
    fxtime fxtime
    The blue chart relies on the time issue you mention and a daily chart overlay will show the confluence of time for peaks and impulse moves etc...
    3y
    fxtime fxtime
    Interesting that the SP500 not only retraced to the open range of yesterday but gapped down gaining +8 when Saxo globex opened again !! Then the SP500...
  • Editor’s Picks / 15 May 2015 at 3:59 GMT

    Netflix in talks with Jack Ma-backed Wasu over China entry

    Bloomberg
    Netflix is said to be holding talks with a Chinese media company backed by Jack Ma and other possible partners as it seeks entry into the country’s $5.9 billion online video market, according to Bloomberg. The company has held discussions with companies including Wasu Media Holding about forming a partnership, according to people familiar with the matter. Entering China would allow the broadcaster to take advantage of what’s forecast to be explosive growth in online television in the nation of 1.4 billion people.
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  • Article / 20 March 2015 at 5:39 GMT

    Content cost control key for online video firm Youku Tudou

    China Watcher / Shanghai
    China
    Alibaba-backed online video platform Youku Tudou beat revenue consensus in its fourth quarter earning. However the firm's content costs have been rising again, a major problem for the whole industry. Fortunately it has been finding success with original programming and partner and user generated content, which helps to drive down costs, and has a much higher ROI than syndicated programming. The firm also announced an SEC enquiry over some non-cash revenue recognition methods.
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  • Video / 04 February 2015 at 16:33 GMT

    The Sony surprise and Amazon's new move

    Owen Thomas
    What next for Sony after it announced better than expected quarterly results on Wednesday? Tech expert, Stuart Miles, reveals all and also looks at what Amazon is up to and how technology could be about the take on the established banking industry.
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