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Friday, January 25, 2019

Sheffield Best Secondary Schools Trend Analysis 2018, GCSE Choices 2019 / Local / Sheffield

By: N_Walayat

It's that time of the year when Year 9 students will be trundling along with their parents to their schools GCSE Choices evenings, presentations of what subjects students could select for their GCSE studies in Year 10, and 11. Though in reality for most their won't be much of a choice as the choices forms appear to have been carefully designed to give the illusion of choice when in reality only a few will be offered real choice of subjects due to the fact that high demand courses such as Computer Science will tend to be heavily over subscribed and thus only a fraction of those who choose this will get what they want.

Anyway, here is our definitive answer to the question what are currently Sheffield's best secondary schools based on trend analysis which ranks the schools in terms of consistency of results, as results do tend to vary from year to year. The graph represents Sheffield's Top 18 secondary schools out of a total of 51 rated in terms of consistency in attaining high rankings in the school league tables from 2001 to 2018, for 5 A-C GCSE's from 2001 to 2016, since when available data has changed for most schools to measuring Attainment 8 Scores, so data has been normalised as a % of top scoring school so as to continue this trend series.

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Currencies

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Currency War Combatant Capability Comparisons / Currencies / Currency War

By: Raymond_Matison

College football teams are broadly ranked by their strength so that a contest between teams may be both interesting to watch and be seen as fair. Accordingly, teams ranked being in Division One, only play other teams in the same division. In the Olympics, where fairness and sportsmanship are elevated, boxers, wrestlers, and weightlifters compete in their own specific weight class. It is immediately obvious that members of a lighter weight class have little chance of winning against someone in a heavier class. No such fairness or “sportsmanship” is extended in the contest over currencies.

Currency wars usually are clandestine, and information regarding their operations are usually difficult or impossible to confirm.  As a result, anyone trying analyze or get information on such activities will quickly be stymied.  However, one can infer from important market price information evidence related to currency wars.  For example, if a country’s currency declines 20% or more over a short period of time, it is reasonable that some currency manipulation has occurred, and that it is the likely cause of the decline.  A currency war is an act of war.

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Electricity Prices on the Rise / Personal_Finance / Electricity

By: Dumitru_Midon

Electricity is not really something any of us can do without. Whether you have a tariff or a prepaid meter the money soon seems to go, and the media is continually reminding us that prices are going up. Consumers are feeling badly let down by Ofgem, the industry regulators who put a cap in place to ensure that variable tariffs could only rise to a certain point, and then moved the cap higher leaving people feeling frustrated and angry.
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Economics

Thursday, January 24, 2019

If China Falls, so Will America / Economics / China US Conflict

By: John_Mauldin

The US and China are the world’s largest and second-largest economies.

They are also entwined in so many ways that it’s hard to tell where one ends and the other starts. Some call it “Chimerica.” which is an apt description.

But that’s not bad.

International trade promotes peace and prosperity for all. It’s not always smooth, evenly distributed, or free of issues. But such is the nature of great affairs.

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Stock-Markets

Thursday, January 24, 2019

These Are the 3 Biggest Market Risks in 2019 / Stock-Markets / Financial Markets 2019

By: John_Mauldin

A Federal Reserve policy mistake is our top risk this year.

Correction: The mistake is already happening. So that’s less a forecast and more a recognition of reality.

The Fed is raising rates and reversing its quantitative easing. At the same time! They should be doing one or the other, not both.

The media and investors focus on the rates. But as you’ll learn, the global balance sheet reduction may be even more harmful.

If Jerome Powell doesn’t realize this in early 2019—or the rest of the FOMC disagrees with him—2019 could get rocky, and very quickly.

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Stock-Markets

Thursday, January 24, 2019

This Rally Is a Symptom of a Stocks Bear Market, Not a Bull Market / Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2019

By: John_Mauldin

BY ROBERT ROSS : “Did you see that the stock market had its best day ever today?”

That’s a quote from my mother.

It was the night of December 26. Earlier that day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had surged over 1000 points.

Some people saw this as a sign that investor confidence had returned.

But big surges like this are common during bear markets. In fact, they happen more in bear markets than bull markets.

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Commodities

Thursday, January 24, 2019

If the Recent Sell-Off Spurred You to Buy Gold, You Have to Read This / Commodities / Gold & Silver 2019

By: John_Mauldin

BY ROBERT ROSS : Gold has done well during the latest sell-off in the markets.

But it’s not surprising. Gold has always been seen as a safe haven. When the markets tumble, investors flock into this asset.

In the global financial crisis, the S&P 500 plunged 55.6% between October 2007 and March 2009:

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InvestorEducation

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Trade Small, Win Often: The Dick Diamond Method of Trading for a Living / InvestorEducation / Learn to Trade

By: EWI

Dear Investor,

We know -- and you know -- how frustrating it can be to find a reliable trading method.

Yet, somehow, 5% of all traders DO make money trading. What's their secret?

Our friends at Elliott Wave International have an answer.

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, January 24, 2019

KitKat Instant Holiday Win! "Make a Break for it" Promotion 2019 / Personal_Finance / Freebies and Comps

By: Anika_Walayat

This is a heads up on a NEW KitKat promotion that's just started, one where 10 holidays are up for grabs worth £8,000 each which can be instantly won by finding a golden ticket inside a packet. Additionally upto 100 getaway goodies can be won EVERY DAY by entering the codes found on the inside of wrappers. Watch the video for the full details of this likely not to miss promotion.

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, January 24, 2019

SelfTrade.co.uk Hits Shares ISA Investors with Quarterly Custody Fees / Personal_Finance / Investing 2019

By: N_Walayat

It's just got that bit harder for small stock investing customers of Selftrade.co.uk to make money investing.

Customers of Selftrade.co.uk who don't trade at least twice in a quarter (since April 2018) are being hit with a quarterly balance eroding custody fee of at least £17.99. Which might not sound like much but for small retail investors who tend to be invested in ISA's for the long-run its going to amount to a sizeable drain on their ISA accounts of at least £72 per year. And the charges would be even higher for those who hold SIPPS with Selftrade.co.uk

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Local

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Sheffield B17 Bomber Crash 75th Anniversary Fly-past on 22nd February 2019 / Local / Sheffield

By: Anika_Walayat

2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the crash of a US B17 Flying Fortress bomber in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield on the 22nd of February 1944 costing the lives of the 10 member crew of the "Mi Amigo". In commemoration of which a fly past is planned to take place on the 22nd of February 2019 (weather permitting) that will include an F15 fighter jet from RAF Lakenheath, other aircraft to include Ospreys, Typhoons and a Dakota. Whilst an official time for the fly past has yet to be announced, early indications are that it will take place at around 9am.

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Politics

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

BrExit War: Why REMAIN Would Win a 2nd EU Referrendum / Politics / BrExit

By: N_Walayat

Last week Britain's inept Prime Minister Theresa May who has stubbornly refused to do the right thing by resigning further lost what little power she had left by means of two House of Common Votes, first on her EU Exit deal on which Parliament delivered a humiliating defeat on Tuesday, losing by 230 votes (432 to 202) the largest defeat of a Government in Parliamentary history which was then followed with Wednesday's vote of confidence in her Government that only just managed to survive with the aid of 10 DUP MP's resulting in 325 to 306.

It should not come as much surprise that Parliament rejected May's deal which was nothing other than complete GARBAGE, one that gives the EU £39 billion for NOTHING in return! And then there is the 'backstop' or more accurately the 'backstab', a means by which to ensure that the UK can NEVER LEAVE the EU without the EU's permission!

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The Power of Gold Diversification / Commodities / Gold and Silver Stocks 2019

By: Michael_J_Kosares

As a member of the British parliament in 1999, Sir Peter Tapsell, who passed away this past August, argued vigorously to keep the government from selling off over half of the country’s gold reserves. Previously, in the 1980s, Tapsell had managed a gold bullion fund, “valued at many hundreds of millions of dollars for the Sultan of Brunei, Sir Omar Saifuddin” – at the time one of the single largest private gold hoards on Earth. Though his argument before the House of Commons failed to stop the sales, it goes down as one of the most eloquent appeals ever made on the merits of gold ownership for nation states and individuals alike.

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Commodities

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Huge Backlog Could Trigger New Wave Of Shale Oil / Commodities / Crude Oil

By: OilPrice_Com

The number of drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) in the U.S. shale patch has skyrocketed by roughly 60 percent over the past two years. That leaves a rather large backlog that could add a wave of new supply, even if the pace of drilling begins to slow.

The backlog of DUCs has continued to swell, essentially uninterrupted, for more than two years. The total number of DUCs hit 8,723 in November 2018, up 287 from a month earlier. That figure is also up sharply from the 5,271 from the same month in 2016, a 60 percent increase. The EIA will release new monthly DUC data on January 22, which will detail figures for December.

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Economics

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Recession Signals - Daylight, Nighttime, And Cycles Of Risks And Opportunities / Economics / Recession 2019

By: Dan_Amerman

Numerous warning signals of a coming recession have appeared recently, and there have been rapid changes in bond prices, stock prices and Federal Reserve policies.

Yet, the stock market indexes are rising again, and the economic and financial fundamentals remain strong in many ways. Are the widespread fears of recession overblown?

In the search for answers, this analysis explores 164 years of economic history, and the 34 previous "night and day" iterations of recession and expansion. By studying the average expansion and recession, many insights can be gained in terms of what economies look like shortly before recession, and whether history shows that the current robust economic statistics are in fact a reliable argument against another recession starting within the next 1-2 years.

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Stock-Markets

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Is the Stocks Bull Market Over? Or Will There be 1 More Year like 1999? / Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2019

By: Troy_Bombardia

With the S&P 500 at its 50% retracement, many traders are looking for a pullback/retest. The bigger question is what happens next after the pullback/retest. Will there be 1 final leg in the bull market, like 1999? Or is the bull market already over?

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Stock-Markets

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Will the Markets Explode One Last Time? / Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2019

By: Harry_Dent

Look… the crash of a lifetime ahead is inevitable.

But, it’s looking increasingly like we’ll see a last-hurrah short boom of a lifetime first. Something I like to call the Dark Window because it’s unexpected and most miss it.

Will you?

I hope not.

I hope you’ll be ready for it because, today I’m going to give you a few insights into what to watch for…

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Stock-Markets

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Will the Nasdaq Hit 10,000 This Year? / Stock-Markets / Tech Stocks

By: Harry_Dent

Who would have thought I would be forecasting that the Nasdaq could zoom to 10,000 this year?

Two things have changed my perspective in recent months: The Q4 2018 crash didn’t approach the typical 40% loss in the first two to three months, as was typical of most major bubbles… and my newer 90-Year Bubble Buster Cycle.

That 90-year Cycle is a “double variation’ of my proven 45-Year Innovation Cycle. It has marked the greatest bubble peaks and “resets” since the Industrial Revolution (1837 to 1842 and 1929 to 1932).

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Personal_Finance

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Seiko Automatic Watches: The Watches for Financial Traders / Personal_Finance / Shopping

By: Boris_Dzhingarov

For those in the financial markets, a watch is more than just a device for keeping time. It is a sign of prestige, a representation of who you are, and a fashion statement. This is why many top traders invest in Audemars Piguet and the Patek Philippe watches.

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Stock-Markets

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

One Thing to Do in This Stock Market / Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2019

By: Rodney_Johnson

It’s time to get to work.

We’ve learned a thing or two since early October…

When oil is low, it can go lower.

President Trump remains unpredictable.

The Fed can be wrong. And it can hurt stocks.
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