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The Chartist View: Crude Oil Futures Volume by Price

By Jeff Gilfillan


NYMEX WTI Crude futures front month contract has traded in a $15-16 range (low 39.19 / high 55.24) since May of 2016. The bulk of the volume/value occurred between $44 - $54 per barrel range. In September, OPEC announced extended cuts to production. Leading into this meeting the markets bought the rumor and after trading to just under $53 per barrel in late September the market squeezed weak longs and touched just above $49 and swiftly bounced. CL has not looked back since, breaking highs not seen since 2015 this month.


Thai Market Outlook

By Phillip Securities (Thailand) Research Team


Did you know? The Thai Stock Market has been one of the best performing world index since the financial crisis.  This is the return of world indices since October 2007.



Source: Financial Times



Thai stock market outlook for 2018


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What Volatility Approaches Have Worked in 2017?

By Cboe


2017 is set to go down as the least volatile year in decades for the US equities markets.  One month realized volatility for the S&P 500 has been in the single digits, at times even low single digits, for all of this year.  VIX, which is a measure of the market’s expectations for volatility, should finish 2017 with an all-time low when looking at the average closing price in 2017.  The chart below shows the high, low, and average for VIX by year going back to 1990. 


What you can learn from a five year old girl and her Kit-Kat

By Lynette Lim


Dear Friends,

Picture this. A precocious five year old girl stares greedily at the Kit-Kat in her hand, waiting to devour it. An adult family friend walks by and asks if she is willing to share the Kit-Kat with him. Thinking fast, she pouts: “Well, if I have to share with you, then I would have none of it.” “Ok” says the man, as he takes the Kit-Kat and pops it in his mouth before she can even blink.

The little girl got what she wanted, but not really.





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