Is American Airlines About To Land? (on SeekingAlpha)

Summary

  • Sharpest drop in airline fares for four years – 2.7% M/M.
  • Airline carrying some baggage amidst criticism.
  • Do oil prices tell us what we want to know?
  • P/E higher than competition and debt-laden.
  • Technical areas where I intend to sell.

 

While most airline investors will be adamant it’s nothing to worry about, those looking to cover longs, or initiate short positions will be searching for reasons.

Recently we’ve seen the sharpest drop in airline fares in four years. Following two consecutive months of 0.6% gains in fares, there was a (relatively) sharp 2.7% drop in April.

Even on the back of the US’ annual spring break and the end of Easter festivities, fares have reduced sharply.

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Is American Airlines About To Land?

Willis Towers Watson Insured For More Upside (on SeekingAlpha)

Summary

  • Parent of World’s fourth-largest insurance broker Willis.
  • WLTW became the first global insurance broker to be granted a license in China.
  • Technically primed for new highs with opportunities for a value investment.

 

Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) has just been granted a licence to operate in China. With expansion into new territory afoot for the recently-merged company, WLTW is showing underlying strength compared to competitors.

Since the merger of Willis and Towers Watson in 2016, the combined company has gone from strength to strength.

It was announced on 15th May that Willis Towers Watson has become the first global broker to be fully licensed to transact insurance business in China.

To be the first foreign broker breaking ground in China is a huge competitive advantage…..

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Willis Towers Watson Insured For More Upside With Chinese License

What is Order Flow Trading – How to Profit from Order Flow

Order flow is a concept in trading which many claim to understand. Few really do. The order flow of markets is what truly causes price to move.

Order flow can be applied to many aspects of financial markets. There is stop hunting, market microstructure, tape reading, technical analysis patterns and many more. One phenomenon drives these – order flow of markets.
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How To Use Forex Factory – Ultimate Guide to Improve Your Trading

Most of us traders know what Forex Factory is, but do we know how to use it to improve?

Forex Factory is a goldmine of information and resources. It’s the largest trading forum out there.

However, there is a lot of subpar information to wade through. I’m going to help you use it to your benefit. This article will give you multiple ideas on how to use Forex Factory and ultimately improve your trading.
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How to Avoid Missing Trades to Increase Profits

Missing trades can be incredibly detrimental to your bottom line. It’s costing you big, we need to fix it. The amount of times we’ve said ‘I knew I should’ve taken that’ or ‘why didn’t I see that setup, I should be in it’. This is a very real issue for a lot of traders.

 

Missing trades manifests in numerous ways. Multiple causes lead to missed trades. Once past this hurdle, we can begin to increase profits and the efficacy of our trading.
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Trend Trading vs Mean Reversion Trading – Which is better?

You often hear traders quarreling about trend trading vs mean reversion trading. I’m going to help settle the dispute. The two trading styles are often pitted against each other, with no consideration of finer details. Read on for those finer details.
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Are Candlestick Charts Useless?

I’ve heard many traders state that time-based candlestick charts are useless. ‘Why does a 30min chart have more significance than a 45min chart’, for example. ‘You should use tick-base charts to filter the noise’, and so on.
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Why Trading and Poker Are The Same

Trading and Poker are the same? Not on the surface, but they have very similar dynamics.

You’re telling us that to be good at trading, you must be good at poker? Well, if you put it in that way, no. However, there are similarities; I will share those with you now. Read on..

Are YOU A Market Atheist?

Brexit.

That word that has come to be so divisive and annoying. Shoved down our throats over the last 2 years, it’s become somewhat of a battleground between Remain and Leave voters.

Who remembers what the price of GBPUSD was before the referendum? It was about 1.40/45 for a while. Some time after, it had ticked down to $1.20. Read on..

Why ‘The Trend is Your Friend’ Isn’t Always True – Trend Trading – (Guestpost on DavidBelleFX.com)

‘The trend is your friend’.

You’ve heard this before, haven’t you? You just need to start trend trading! Your broker, your guru, your moving average, Babypips, even your parents are telling you – just go with the trend!

Is it really that easy? Is this the forex trading holy grail?

We are going to find out.

Head over to DavidBelleFX.com to read this post!