The $CRB Index (Commodity Research Bureau) or The Thomson Reuters/CoreCommodity CRB Index is an index of commodity futures.
The index is comprised 19 commodities: Aluminum, Cocoa, Coffee, Copper, Corn, Cotton, Crude Oil, Gold, Heating Oil, Lean Hogs, Live Cattle, Natural Gas, Nickel, Orange...
Currently there are six stocks that make up the XTJ Telecommunications Services Index at the time of posting.
CNU - Chorus Limited
SPK - Spark New Zealand Limited
SDA - Speedcast International Limited
TLS - Telstra Corporation Limited
TPM - TPG Telecom Limited
VOC - Vocus Group Limited
This thread is intended to be a journal/diary/real time tracking of a HYPOTHETICAL Monthly Momentum Portfolio VS Index (All Ordinaries Accumulation Index). None of the shares mentioned in this thread are recommendations, nor is this strategy recommended to be traded real time.
First post to the aussie stock forum. I've spent a few hours searching and reading but still felt the need to drop my thread here. Hoping to learn and contribute where I can in the future.
I wish to open 2 positions in the S&P 500 (5 year and 15+ year) but am unsure whether to hedge to...
Does anybody trade Index Futures Calendar spreads (ES SEP-DEC etc
They dont move like commodity spreads except in last few days or hrs of front leg expiary
So how to trade them?
Here is the screen shot for SEP/DEC spread
Experts please advice
I'm quite new in trading so I wanted to share my idea in order to have some feedback. I've been following the ASX200 index and this is the wave analysis I worked out:
I wonder what do you guys think, I appreciate :xyxthumbs
Hey there investors/traders :)
I have been reading Stan Weinsteins terrific book and have recently read a chapter where he talks about the RS (Relative Strength Indicator) and how this is a very important indicator against a chart
I have amibroker and when i drag the RSI indicator (I hope...
I'm a newbie here want to backtest my trading strategy over S&P/ASX 200 Index. :confused:
Here is my break down steps:
Create a new database in AMIBroker
Download S&P/ASX 200 Index intraday history data
Import data into AMIBroker database
Write foumula and back test it...
I am looking at investing in an S&P 500 index ETF and adding a few thousand each month - I am currently looking at Vanguards flagship VOO (in USD) and VOOV (in AUD).
I am a little confused as to how this works. Let me know I am am thinking about this the right way.
i've been exposed to the idea of the need to check e.g. the sector index or the main index such as the all ords or asx 200 b4 you do a trade. that when the main index is going down, it's not advisable to take a long position right. and we should check to make sure it's going up b4 we go long...
Does anyone know where I could find the performance figures of All Ordinaries Accumulation Index (or any other Australian Accumulation Index)? I don't need the raw numbers, just the monthly or yearly % change would be nice.
Google only brings up pages about "what is an accumulation index" and...
Random question and more or less curiosity.
So I understand how an index is created (or priced might be a better way to put it).
How do these indices actually get popularity and traction?
Do the creators actually earn money from 'selling' the index to an ETF type manager?
Such as say...
I am looking to automate a strategy i have developed for the asx200 index based on intraday trading.
I have read many of the posts on automated systems but most seem to relate to equities and more particularly forex.
Can anyone tell me if the various software systems available for...
1-any body knows brokers with normal and low spread on metatrader??
like germany DAX and crude oil gold with 1 or 2 tick spread?
2-any body knows brokers under 1 pip on metatrader for forex??
Does anyone know if there is a purchasing managers index for Australia, or an equivalent.
I know Markit Partners does a PMI which stands for 'Performance of Manufacturing Index' which is probably pretty close to what I'm after considering it considers orders received. Is there some other...
I am inquiring about what are the down falls of calculating a volume estimate for the ASX 50 by taking the minute price and volume for each stock in the ASX50 and then adding it up.
For e.g. 10.34am BHP calculate the average price for the minute bar = (H+L+C)/3
then multiply it by the volume...