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The recent uncertain sovereign debt markets, volatile commodities and US debt ceiling uncertainty have churned up an ideal environment for day traders. Trader Mike's technical analysis of events and market action are informative, clear and sometimes entertaining. Mike's world is the roller-coaster ride and struggle between bulls and bears that characterises technical trading. His daily market recaps explain what is happening in commodities and equities along with his views on the next market moves.
A diversity of informed opinion covering international markets, investment ideas and economies helps readers block out the market noise. Its articles take uncommon views on silver ('Are silver markets manipulated?') and China ('Rising Chinese redback could overtake debased greenback'). Site content is both deep and wide, featuring editorials, analysis and debates from some top financial market thinkers in the US. Started in 1985 as a talk show, it steps back from rapid-fire daily comments and stock tips to deliberate topics and views not covered in mainstream media.
Chart of the Day
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a mind-blowing chart saves a thousand words. Chart of the Day, found on businessinsider.com, is a daily e-mail that uses one easy-to-understand chart to reveal a sophisticated and complex observation in the technology business. For example, a chart entitled 'Facebook's unbelievable effect on the rest of the web' made incisive observations about hi-tech companies, sectors and products that can be translated into actionable investment ideas.