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Forex Trading News – Using the Best Forex News Sources to Make Bigger Forex Profits

We have more and better Forex news, delivered quicker than ever before and many traders like to study the news and trade on it, to make bigger profits – but how actually do you trade the news? The best way to trade it, is NOT the way most traders do and that’s why they lose!

Let’s make one point clear the news itself is NOT important, it’s the traders reaction to it that is; we all the same facts to look at but we all make up our minds individually, about what we see and this mass of opinions makes a price. Furthermore, the opinions of traders are colored by the emotions of greed and fear.

So what does this mean in terms of trading the news?

It means don’t pay attention to the news itself, pay attention to traders reaction to it, think about it:

Every big bull market, collapses when the fundamentals are most bullish and rallies when it’s most bearish, so trading the news itself is of little use. The news simply reflects the opinions of the crowd and always remember – 95% of traders lose!

So what’s the best way to trade news stories?

The best way is to look at how discounted the news already is for example, if a bullish news story fails to push the market higher or a bearish one fails to push it lower, if this occurs a turning point could be coming.

If you could make money trading the news, Forex trading would be easy and while the news sounds clever and hard to argue with, it very often turns out that markets move the other way! Will Rodgers once said ” I only believe what I read in the papers” he was joking but most traders take the news as something that is likely to be right but its just an opinion – nothing more.

So forget trading the news and focus on studying market sentiment, it’s trading psychology that moves prices, not supply and demand facts. So use charts and trade the reality of price change and look at how prices move, in relation to news stories for clues to where there going next.

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The Twenty-Four Hour News Cycle – Another Modern TV Innovation

In the days before expanded TV programming, my access to news was somewhat limited. I could tune in the 6 PM National Network News shows… stay tuned at 6:30 P.M. for the local news stories… return at 10 P.M. or 11 P.M. for any late-breaking stories.

Then, of course, I could buy a daily newspaper, sometimes two or even a third, to get a different slant on the same news stories… or even information about a story that didn’t show up on the TV news program.

That wasn’t bad, but it’s nothing like what is available to me today. To begin, I have access to a personal computer. That enables me to read newspapers online for daily information plus access blogs for political and world news. I have a radio… so I can listen to news and information shows in which political opinions about events are expressed every day. They’re informative and entertaining.

But, the best option I have, the one I enjoy more than any other is the non-stop access to news and information available to me as a subscriber to a TV programming service that gives me an almost unlimited menu of TV shows that I can watch and enjoy, including many around-the-clock, “all news-all the time” networks.

The most prominent of these networks are all Cable News Services – Fox Cable News Network… MSNBC (owned and operated by NBC, of course)… and CNN (Cable News Network), the originator of the Total News Network format.

If you like news and opinions on news and politics, you are sure to love any, or all, of these networks. They don’t disappoint because their programming is continuous – always on – and they are able to cover “breaking stories” 24-hours a day, seven days a week, something the major networks can’t match. That means a story that unfolds at 3 A.M. will be covered by a Cable News Network reporter as it occurs. There has never been that kind of instant, on-the-spot coverage on news and events in history, certainly not in the earlier days of television.

But, this is the 21st Century. TV is better than ever before, thanks to the good work of programming providers. They provide a great service and I’m a fortunate beneficiary.

 

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Coffee News Franchise Establishing Themselves As the Cream of the Crop

William Buckley can tell you first hand that the seeds to entrepreneurship are often found during more difficult times. Almost 20 years ago, Buckley lost his job with one of Maine’s largest savings banks due to a merger. After several interim jobs, he discovered Coffee News, a small publication given out in coffee houses and other eateries. The advertising opportunities intrigued him enough to buy his own Coffee News local territory.

To say he took to this business opportunity would be a bit of an understatement. Buckley and Coffee News went together like, well, coffee and the morning paper.

It took only a year for the Canadian based company to see something special in Buckley, and offered him the rights to franchise all of the U.S. Eventually, Buckley would go on to purchase the company and gain control of the world wide publishing and distribution rights. Coffee News now has 1075 franchisees in over 22 countries.

Coffee News is a weekly restaurant publication delivered free of charge to restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, doctors offices, walk in medical clinics, employer break rooms or anywhere people sit, and wait or eat. Coffee News only has good news and no bad news and is filled with fun interesting stories, jokes and trivia. Small and medium sized advertisers purchase space in the publication in exclusive ad spaces. Only one business per industry category and restaurants are not allowed to advertise unless in tourist areas.

Like most home based businesses, franchisees can choose to run their territory on a full or part time basis, but he states that they “prefer full time publishers. Some stay at home Moms can publish one or two franchises if the children are in school. On the other hand we have some publishers who own 22 franchises and employ several people.”

With over 1000 territories being run, including home offices in Mexico, Venezuela, Spain, Canada, and New Zealand, franchisees come in all shapes and sizes. “We look for people who like people, have good sales and networking skills and are self starters,” says Buckley. “If they have a desire to work for themselves and be independent and make in excess of 100k per year, we would like to talk to them. We have had some excellent military retirees, and other early retirees who have done extremely well. They must enjoy going out on the streets to meet the business owners in their stores.”

 

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Identifying Great Resources For Tech News and Video Game News

The technology sector changes rapidly. It seems like every day a new gadget is being made available to the public. For those “techies” interested in the latest and greatest technological information, a good tech news blog or website is a great way to stay informed. The best ones will report on the latest happenings and advances in the tech world. This can be great for those who care about such things.

It is important to find a quality tech news blog. Not all websites are worth spending time at. In fact, some of them can be a huge waste of time and virtual space. When looking for informative blogs or websites, whether they are provide tech news or video game news, it is important to look for ones that have certain characteristics. They should be well written, updated often and accurate. Below, we will take a look at what constitutes a quality tech news website and then provide you with one of our favorites.

Well written: Any news or video game news blogs worth frequenting will be well written. While it doesn’t have to be professionally written, it should be easy to read and free of lots of typos.

Frequent Updates: A video game or tech news website that is not updated really isn’t worth visiting. Both of these industries change at a rapid clip and news becomes outdated fast. If the blog or website author does not care enough to update their postings or content, it isn’t worth your time to visit their site. You won’t get the most up-to-date info.

Accuracy: One of the most important things to look for in a tech news blog or website is accuracy. You want to make sure that the information provided is accurate and honest. You can do this by comparing what is written with trusted news or industry resources. Once you are able to confirm that the author provides accurate news, bookmark the site so that you can check back often for news and stories.

 

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Is Your Favorite News Station Biased

Current news affairs have undergone a lot of changes in the last years and the constant migration to the online world has to be the most monumental of them all. However, not even the internet can abolish the bias that most accept exists inside our world news. Everything published through a corporation or massive news outlet often has its own secret agenda and those publishing it often do so with their own personal bias. Perhaps not always intentional or even noted by the company, but there’s no denying that exists in a lot of places and has harmed the news industry quite a lot.

It’s Apparent Everywhere

A prime example of the bias of many news corporations was the constant coverage of President Obama, beginning early in his presidential campaign and has yet to slow down in the slightest. Studies have shown that Obama received more attention from the media than any previous or current candidate, but much less negative coverage than any of his opponent. Now of course this didn’t decide the elections, but there’s no hiding the biased opinions various news-casters held on Obama be it good or bad. They no longer delivered powerful and informative news, but rather a stream of personal opinions regarding him or the situations. This sort of newscasting has become a problem for current news media, but online integration has done a lot to combat this issue.

Republican vs Reporter

Many stations that deliver current news affairs take a strong and public political biased on many situations, but don’t see it as wrong. Whether you’re Republican or Democrat, it should not matter when your duty is to deliver the news to the people who want to hear it. If the news-man is a strong conservative, it should not affect his deliverance of a certain news-story at all, yet it does and is often encouraged by those higher up. Atop this more obvious political bias, there’s a less seen advertising bias. This comes in the form of a certain company or office donating or making an advertisement with a specific news outlet. This almost always ensures that the news media takes a standing with them on most issues, regardless of who or

 

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Google News Optimisation: A Short Term Solution for Big Rankings

Google News is a channel within Universal Search – by now, if you have any familiarity using Google, you will have invariably seen Universal Search Results (e.g. video, news, images, local listings and products) appearing in the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) for a broad range of queries.

The great thing about Google News is that it’s a relatively simple strategy to implement, one that is accessible to most webmasters, and one that can deliver very big results for your website.

Google News gives you the opportunity to appear for a range of your main generic terms and benefit from the subsequent traffic you will receive from a position on the first page for these terms.

How to feature in Google News:

In order for your news items to appear in the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs), you first need to submit an inclusion request to Google (so they can begin crawling and indexing your news content with a view to giving it extra visibility via Google News).

The easiest way to do this is search for the term “inclusion request” in Google.

However, before you submit your website, or your news content, it’s important first to meet some technical and general requirements:

    • URLs: You will need to have a minimum of 3 digits in your news URLs – each URL must also be unique.

 

    • Sitemap: If you cannot follow the URL specification, then uploading a news sitemap will have the same effect.

 

    • Content: You need to have at least three months worth of newsworthy content on your website, prior to submitting for inclusion. Ideally, you need to add at least two news pieces to your news section per day.

 

  • Meet The Writers: Your news section should also link to a URL which features a short biography of each of the writers contributing news content (you will need a minimum of three writers contributing content to your news section).

 

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Poker And Getting Rid of Your First Time Nerves

I really have sympathy for you if you’ve decided to play poker for the first time and you’ve decided that you’re brave enough to try playing against live players. I wish you all the luck and offer our condolences in advance…

I am kidding!

Of course, we’re not here to grieve for your losses in poker in advance. If you’re a first time player and you want to play against live players, then good for you. And we’re here to help by providing you with useful tips that just may be the keys you need to survive round after round of poker.

Now, first time players are what most poker veterans refer to as “calling stations”. If you’re wondering about the logic behind the term, it’s basically because most first time poker players have the tendency to call almost all bets without even sparing a moment’s thought on their decisions.

Obviously, if you don’t want to be viewed as a “calling station” (egad!), gain the respect of your fellow poker players and maybe a share of their chips also, think before you act. Poker is not just any card game. It’s a mental game, a strategic competition between several players.

If you feel that your nerves are getting the better of you, here are some tips to get rid of cold feet.

Don’t pressure yourself by comparing your skills to other players’. That’s a futile exercise. Naturally, you can’t compare. You’re playing for the first time and they’re, what, celebrating their one millionth game? If you accept that, there’s nothing to lose yet there’s no harm in trying, you’ll feel much better later on and be able to concentrate more on the game.

Don’t turn your fellow players into gods. Okay, so you’ve heard about your opponents’ reputations. Say, one is called The Crocodile because of his ability to snatch you out of the game in seconds and the other one’s called The Rampaging Elephant because he’s always aggressive when it comes to bets. Remind yourself that before they got their monikers, they were also, once in their lives, christened as “calling stations”…just like you. If it helps, mentally replace their faces with funny looking ones to lessen your feelings of inferiority.

And lastly…relax. I know, it’s easier said than done, but you truly have to relax. Block out everything except for the cards you’re holding and mentally hum a happy song to yourself. If you let external factors get the better of you, you’re dead meat. But if you succeed in relaxing and focusing completely on your game, you may just have gotten rid of your nerves for the final time.

 

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Poker – Starting Hand Guide

The game of Texas Hold’em poker takes minutes to learn, but there’s so much going on during an actual hand that it can take many years before a player is good enough to win consistently. It all starts with the first two cards. Knowing when to play and when to skip on a hand is the first crucial step to winning at Texas Hold’em poker. Today, I am going to run down a series of starting hands and what you should think about doing when you get them. This list assumes that you are playing at a table with seven or more players and that you are somewhat new to the game of Poker.

The Big Hands

If you receive any of the following four hands, you should raise when it’s your turn to bet. If someone raised the pot already then re-raise.

The four big hands are: AA, KK, QQ and AK.

The Limp Hands

If you find yourself with an upper level pair of eights, nines, tens or Jacks, you want to limp in the pot, which means to simply call the minimum bet. However, if someone has raised the pot, you want to consider folding. You are most likely beat. Some players will limp in with any pair, some with pairs of fours or higher and so forth. This is something you will figure out for yourself.

The Connectors

There are times when you will want to limp in with hands that can possibly pay off. Normally, you will play these hands when you are in the blinds or late position (one of the last to act). If the pot gets raised, fold.

These hands are: AQ, AJ, AT, KQ, KJ, QJ, and possibly JT. If these hands are suited, their value goes up, because you gain the possibility of a flush or straight flush.

Many newer players get in trouble with some of these hands, because they get face card envy. Learn when to lay down hands and your profits will go up. If you have a hand that is not listed here, it should most likely be folded. There are times, when on the button, where you might want to play something like a 65s (suited). However, playing too many junk hands will milk away your chips. At first, you want to play tight. As you learn the game of Poker, open up and expand your playing ability.

 

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Basic Advantages of No Download Casinos

Modern technology allows for many online casinos software providers produce “No Download Casino” or “Flash Casino” version. In most cases, the “No Download Casino” has a complete set of games, but it does not require downloading and installing of any software on your computer. This type of casino software can be accessed by clicking on “Instant play” button on online casino homepage.

The main advantages of no download casino are not only in the evident fact that this type of online casino requires no additional download or installation on your computer. The ability to play flash casino has several important advantages which are worth to be mentioned.

1. There is no need of tedious procedure of downloading and installation in order to choose the right casino; access to the registration screen and casino games is performed within minutes! You can check the casino games playing for fun mode and determine do you like it or not. If not, you just go to another.

2. No download casino can’t junk your computer because you don’t install any software. Casinos from Macrogaming require installation of the ActiveX Control component for Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers, which is completely safe and may be installed within a few seconds.

 

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Online Casinos vs. Traditional Casinos

Casino enthusiasts can nowadays take their passion to the next level by playing various popular casino games on the Internet. Online casinos are the perfect alternative to traditional casinos, as they allow people to enjoy a wide range of popular games from the comfort of their home. Games such as Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Slot Machines or Video Poker are the most renowned games played inside casinos all over the Internet.

By visiting online casinos, games lovers have the opportunity to practice their hobby anytime, anyplace, thus being able to save a lot of time and effort in the process. Online casinos function just like regular ones, implementing the same rules and offering similar winnings to their customers. Both novice and experienced casino game players worldwide consider online casinos to be the perfect substitute for regular casinos, as they are a lot more practical, more accessible and more user-friendly than their counterparts.

Online casinos have become extremely popular in the last few years, drawing more and more game enthusiasts and offering them the chance to earn considerable sums of money simply by becoming registered members.