AFL Round 14 Footy Tips and Odds

Round 14′s matches have some very short priced favourites including the Pies paying a tiny $1.06 to beat the Eagles. This has made this weeks tips much easier than others although there are a couple of tricky games in the Crows V먹튀검증and Richmond V Sydney where the odds are much more even.
Best Bet of Round 14
This week I’m taking Adelaide to win at the even $2.00 line at -11.5 points. 먹튀검증are known for their attracive line betting and my prediction is that the Crows will cover the line easily.
Carlton V Brisbane Thursday Night at Etihad Stadium
Tip: Carlton
Odds: Carlton 1.26 Brisbane 4.10
Brisbane’s season is in shambles after starting the season very strong, they can’t seem to do anything right since then.
They have now lost Fev due to injury and are also with out Brown so will struggle against the speed of the Blues.
Keep an eye on Eddie Betts, I expect him to have a big game against the Lions as he continues to give one of his best seasons with the Blues.
Hawthorn V Western Bulldogs Firday Night at the MCG
Tip: Western Bulldogs
Odds: Hawks 2.30 Bulldogs 1.62
This is a danger games for the Bulldogs and they will be going into the match under pressure to perform.
The game will be won in the middle where the Bulldogs match up better and should kick more goals than the Hawks from these players. These goals will be the winning margin at the end of the match.
Take the Bulldogs to win by over 25 points paying $2.70 at Sportsbet
Fremantle V Port Adelaide Saturday at Subiaco Oval
Tip: Fremantle
Odds: Fremantle 1.12 Adelaide 6.35
Freo will easily take care of the Crows which will see them stay in the top 4.
Home game wins are very important to them this year as they strive for a top 2 finish to the season and two home final games.
Young gun Michael Barlow will be keen to repeat his B.O.G performance with 4 goals and 30 possessions.
My prediction is Freo will get a good percentage booster and win by over 60 points paying $3.00 at the moment.
Collingwood V West Coast Saturday Night at the MCG
Tip: Collingwood
Odds: Collingwood 1.06 West Coast 9.30
Another one sided affair match with the potential to blowout to a big margin.
Collingwood looked top class last week at the SCG and will be confident they will repeat their efforts.
If your looking at Wooden Spoon betting it might be worth getting on the Eagles before this game as they will likely go to bottom of the ladder after this weekend. They are currently paying $1.70 to take home their first spoon but are sure to shorten by Monday.
Adelaide V Essendon Sunday at AAMI Stadium
Tip: Adelaide
Odds: Adelaide 1.65 Essendon 2.25
Essendon’s season has come to a screaming halt losing their last 3 games and I predict the trend to continue to make it 4.
Adelaide showed they can play good footy when they put their mind to it and at AAMI stadium I think they will turn it on for their fans.
The Bombers are yet to win outside of Melbourne this year and hasn’t beaten the Crows in S.A since 2022.
Geelong V North Melbourne Sunday Skilled Stadium
Tip: Geelong
Odds: Geelong 1.16 North Melbourne 5.30
This is a huge test for both clubs with some doubt coming into the Geelong side.
The Kangaroos have the upper hand of a week off and coming off a comfortable win. Geelong on the other hand were “found out” last week and have lost a couple of their key players in Johnson and Mooney.
Being at Skilled Stadium I think the Cats will get the job done. Geelong won their last encounter over the Kangas at Skilled Stadium by a massive 70 points last year. I predict the Cats winning margin to be much shorter than that at around the 30 point mark.
Richmond V Sydney Sunday at the MCG
Tip: Sydney
Odds: Richmond 2.10 Sydney 1.74
I’m pretty confident that the Swans will get the points at the MCG with “the better Riewoldt” likely to be held well by inform backman Lewis Roberts Thomson.
The Swans will have a field day up forward with Bradshaw and Goodes who are much stronger by their opposition.
Sydney will be desperate to get a good win and keep in touch with the top 8.
St Kilda V Melbourne Sunday at Etihad Stadium
Tip: St Kilda
Odds: St Kilda 1.15 Melbourne 5.75
The Saints are a class side and will expose the youth in the Melbourne team to get a massive win and needed percentage booster.
St Kilda kept the number 1 attacking side Geelong goalless in the 2nd half last week so I feel for the Melbourne forward line who are likely to have a quiet day.

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Refuse to Lose $100사설토토

Maybe it was just a tad unhealthy. Maybe it was mildly crazy.
With one day to go before the official weigh-in of the weight-loss bet, I was 214 and still had to lose two pounds. There was no way I was going to give away $100. I had already been miserable all week, eating healthy and pretty much avoiding 사설토토, plus running every day. I barely had any energy to run – it’s amazing how different you can feel based on diet. Anyway, on Thursday, I had a grand total of two wheat thins, eight carrots, and a piece of cheese. It was brutal – hungry, no energy, headache. And just a bit delirious – I’m pretty sure I saw god in my dreams – I’m not sure if I was asleep or awake at the time. I might have joined a fight club without my knowing it too. Then on Friday I woke up early and tried to go for a three mile run, but didn’t even make it two miles, walking the rest of the way. I knew I was in trouble when I noticed I wasn’t running in a straight line, more like a drunk trying to walk.
Before I went to work, I stopped by the ATM just in case. Then I went to the convenience store and bought poptarts, a banana, a frappuccino, and a water. I could hardly wait – but I had to. When I got in, I weighed myself. It had to be 212.6 or less. And it was…208.8 – whoa. I had lost five pounds in one day. Maybe I went a little overboard. Oh, those poptarts were sweet – best unhealthy breakfast food ever. And I gorged myself the rest of the day too. I probably gained the five pounds back. It was so nice to have some energy again. Four out of the six of us who entered the bet succeeded, so the winners split up the $200 evenly, $50 apiece. Not bad.
Even though I won, it’s not something I ever plan on doing again. That was way too difficult, and I discovered that I really enjoy carbs. So sorry Dr Atkins, but I’m going to have to officially decline your endorsement offer.
Christmas in Summertime
I’m a big NBA fan. As they say in the commercials, I Love This Game. I know the NBA gets a bad rap sometimes, and granted the finals weren’t all that exciting, but I don’t know what’s not to love about humans doing things that there’s no way I could ever do no matter how hard I tried. When five superhuman athletes are on the court and working together as a team, it’s poetry in motion and nonstop action.
Once the NBA Finals are over, it’s sports depression for me until football season rolls around. I can’t really get into regular season baseball, and golf bores me except for the majors, so I’m left twiddling my thumbs until preseason football.
Except tonight. The NBA Draft. The only must-see viewing event of the year besides the Super Bowl. Christmas in July. Well, almost July. Will any big names like KG or Kobe be traded? Where will Tar Heel Brandon Wright be taken? Where will Chinese big man Yi Somethingorother be taken? Will Rayshawn Terry be drafted? Will the Hawks draft yet another forward who won’t pan out? Who’s going to break out the top hat and cane?
I’m giddy. Can’t wait.

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March Tourney Slot Gacor Hari Ini

Saturday night I played in a NL home game tournament. It was the first time I’ve played in almost 2 months.

My wife was out visiting her family, so I spent most of the afternoon playing video games. It probably wasn’t the best way to prepare for the Slot Gacor Hari Ini tournament, but oh well.

Before the tournament, there was a small cash game going on. It looked like a brutal game, before I sat down, there was a kid that just lost a big pot and started crying. It was horrible. Well, I sat down anyone and bought in for $20 (It was a $0.50/$1 NL game). We only had about 10 minutes before the tournament so it was a quick game. The last hand, I limped with 6-6 and the flop came 4-5-6. I called a medium-sized bet with only the bettor in the pot. The turn was a 2 and we both checked. The river was a A and I thought I was probably good and bet the pot. Unfortunately, he called and showed a 3. He said he put me on 7-8. Weird.

But, I did end up $8 before the tourney started, so not too bad.

We started the tournament with 35 players, 3500 in chips and 25/25 blinds. I don’t remember really any of my hands from the first couple levels (I should write them down next time.) But, I do remember that there were 2 all-ins in the first level with someone getting knocked out of the tournament. So there was some action.

Once we went down to 3 tables, a new player sat down at my table. From the times that I’ve played with him, he usually switches from loose/aggressive to tight. When he sat down, it looked like he wanted to push the table a bit. I limp UTG with 7-7, the new player is to my left and raises to (i think) $400 with the blinds at $50/$100. Everyone folds and I call. The flop comes 8-6-5. I check and he bets $600. I call. I think he as 2 big cards, but he could have an overpair too. The turn is a 2 and I check and he bets $1100. I call and the river is a J. Not the best card for me. I check and he checks behind and shows AQ.

In another hand, with the blinds at $50/$100, I call a button raise to $300 with AJ. The flop comes A-Q-3. I check and the button bets $600. I raise to $1600 and the button moves all-in for like 6000. So far, I’ve seen this guy call all the way down with Ace-high and bet all the way with bottom pair. At first, I really didn’t put him on any decent hand. Then I remembered earlier in the tournament, they called out this guy’s name for knocking out 2 players in the first level, so he obviously showed some hands too. I was feeling OK with my play, so I folded. He showed pocket 3s. Whew.

I remember that about halfway through the tournament I was thinking about how weak I was playing and that I needed to get a little more aggressive if I wanted to do well. After that, I started raising more pre-flop and taking down some pots with flop bluffs.

When we were down to 2 tables, I was pretty lucky on some hands. I doubled up with flopped middle pair against a good draw. Then, with the blinds at 200/400, the pocket 3s guy raised to 1100 preflop. It was folded to me in the BB and I look down to K-K. I moved all-in for about 6000. He thinks for a good while and finally calls thinking I have 2 big cards. He shows 9-9 and doesn’t get lucky.

It seemed like time flew by and I was sitting at the final table. I had a little above average stack at the table. I tried taking the pots that nobody wanted and kept my head above water. Once we were down to 5 players, a relatively tight player raises to $2100 with the blinds at 300/600. I’m on the button and reraise to $6k with AK. He thinks for a second and moves all-in for about 11k more. I put him on a big hand because of his style, but I also know that he could be putting me on a weak hand. I call and he shows AQ. Lucky for me that I wasn’t dominated. I end up winning the pot.

With 4 players left, the short stack was nursing his chips for most of the final table. He finally finds a hand and moves all-in for about 6000. I’m in the BB for 2000 and have 9-9. He doesn’t show his hand, but it didn’t matter much since I flopped a 9. There was a K on the turn which had me a little worried, but ultimately he shows AA for the loss.

With 3 players, I’m again in the BB and the button raises to 4500. It’s an easy call with 7-9. The flop gives me 2 pair and I’m golden when I hit the full house on the turn.

Then it was down to 2. At this point it was almost 3 (thanks daylight savings time) and I was really tired. I was down about 70,000 to 55,000 with 1000/2000 blinds. We decide to go for a chop. If this were an afternoon tournament, I would have finished. Especially since I was setting up the other player for about an hour before we were heads-up.

Anyway, it was a fun tournament. Thanks again to the hosts for letting us in (and those honey roasted nuts were great).

Ah, one more thing before I go back into hibernation. What is the common tipping ettiquette for tournaments? I usually tip 10% of my winnings up to $100 (I don’t play too many big tournaments). I noticed that some people don’t tip. Hopefully this is because they don’t know the correct amount. So could you leave some comments on what you think are good amounts.

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Ryan Sweeting FLIPS OUT After Kaley Cuoco Beats Him in Tennis: Watch The Hilarious Video!

Much of Kaley Cuoco’s Instagram page is devoted to singing the praises of her husband, Ryan Sweeting. For any business translation inquiries, contact Translation Company UK
Now that Kaley and Ryan are creeping up on one year of marriage, however, we’re beginning to see some cracks in their facade of perfection.
Last week, Kaley admitted to asking Ryan’s permission before getting a haircut – a confession that definitely rubbed some of KC’s feminist fans the wrong way.
Prior to that, Cuoco-Sweeting divorce rumors circulated following the reports of a blowout fight at Emmy awards after party.
Now, in perhaps the clearest sign of trouble in paradise thus far, Kaley posted a video of herself handing out a straight-up whuppin’ to Ryan … on the tennis court!
Ha! Lost to a girl! Oh well, no big real, right?
Well, it wouldn’t be, were it not for the fact that Ryan still considers himself to be a professional tennis player.
It’s easy to look at this video and assume the Cuoco-Sweetings posted it as a joke – which is certainly possible – but there’s also reason to believe the footage shows a legit, heated match between the newlyweds.
Though Ryan’s a pro, Kaley is no slouch in the athletic department herself, and the actress excels and continues to compete in a number of different sports.
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She’s spoken in the past about how competitive she and Sweeting are, and while we imagine he beats her nine times out of ten, it’s entirely possible she occasionally gets a point in.
Especially considering that these days, Ryan’s top priority is booze.
And on those occasions, it’s not hard to imagine Ryan flipping out. We’ve heard rumors about his hot temper and in this situation it’s easy to see why he might be a little pissed.
Imagine your wife just signed a $90 million contact, and then she proved she’s better than you at the one thing at which you excel. It might put you in a racket tossing mood.
Then again, she could buy you a gold, fire-breathing unicorn.
If you’re Ryan Sweeting, you might as well just put on The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 3, laugh at the sitcom and your own good fortune, then get over it.
Scorpion Season 1 Episode 2 Recap: Sisterly Stress
We delved into the background of Walter on Scorpion Season 1 Episode 2.
Via a flashback early on, viewers learned that Walter’s sister, Meghan, has MS, a condition that is slowing worsening and confining her to a home.
This illness – along with the personal responsibility Walter feels for tracking down a cure – tied in very well with the Scorpion Case of the Week, as a group of kids were targeted with a deadly virus by a grudge-holding bio-hacker.
Joel Gretsch, meanwhile, guest-starred as the governor of California.
The character was also an ex-researcher at a major pharmaceutical company, which made the politician the target of a former member of a spinal disorder drug trial who he and his team wronged when they pulled the drug from contention for that disease.
Following along so far? Okay. Good.
Paige finds out about Walter’s sibling and her colleague’s past attempts to cure her in a very emotional moment between the two, making Scorpion come across as more than just a run of the mill procedural.
This was especially true this week because viewers also learned some background about other team members, such as Toby finding it hard to get over his ex-fiancee, a tidbit gleaned from a voicemail rejection left by Toby’s ex-flame.
Ari, meanwhile, served as comedic fodder once again, as he’s afraid of getting physically involved with the case and has firmly established himself as the lovable, sensitive, brilliant teddy bear of the team.
Our favorite scene from this episode? Probably the banter between team members after their first legitimate paychecks arrive.
It’s this sort of chemistry that will be key for Scorpion. It needs to stand apart from the MANY other procedurals on the air right now and the most effective way to accomplish this goal was illustrated here: a focus on characters over cases.

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The Night before먹튀검증 먹튀폴리스 RENO

This is my first먹튀검증 먹튀폴리  blog entry. It’s been a few weeks since my first video and I’ve been planning to write this for a while, I just haven’t had anything interesting since then. Nothing cool has happened but I figured I might as well just write about my thoughts  before a big event.

I watched the first episode of the new Poker After Dark I am on this week. They called it “Jam-Up Week” or action week for those of us that speak normal English. I think that title is crap because Antonio is not an action player, neither is Howard. Howard was there to replace Phil Ivey (who is action) because Phil had some sick action on the golf course to attend I’d bet. And Antonio likes to talk fast and give off the action player image, but he just isn’t. I’ve played with him in high stakes NL cash games and he just sits and waits for the nuts. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s bad, it work’s wonders for him, and that’s why I consider him one of the best cash game NL players. He gets his opponents to make mistakes versus him. Occasionally he will make a big bluff or an action move, but it’s very rare and always well thought out.

So far on this episode, I’ve played many hands and won about every pot I’ve entered. Nothing wrong with that, I just wish I didn’t talk so much. It’s hard, with the producers hyping us up to talk and be active. You gotta show personality to get invited back to these things so I guess I do what I gotta do. Overall, I was pleased with how I played so far. I didn’t do anything crazy or stupid and won a lot of small pots to chip up. This week is going to get real good, so I recommend staying tuned.

Lately in major tourneys I haven’t been doing so well. I know why, which is a good thing at least. I have been losing my patience and not sitting back and letting the soft spots give me the money and I’ve been trying to force a big pot with a big bluff, which I guess is a result of not having patience. The plans for tomorrow are just to take it easy and not get involved in any big pots without a big hand. Seems pretty simple to say, let’s just see if I can implement that plan. Big hands, big pots, small hands, small pots. I really wanna do well here. I have made a final table every season of the WPT since I began playing them in 2004. There are only 3 events left in this season, here, Foxwoods next week, and the WPT Champs in April so I better get my act together if I wanna keep my streak alive.

Now that I’m an instructor I have to represent. I can’t be making any dumb moves. So this tournament is for all you guys at RPT. I’m going to play the hardest I have since December when I made the final table of the 5k NL event at the Bellagio. I’ll write another entry after tomorrow ends. I’d better still have chips!

One last thing, I am going to play a MTT on Bodog after this WPT and record that for my next video so check the updates for WPT Reno and expect that the day after I win or I’m out.

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The missing month, and the challenge to come kodok99


August came and went without so much as a post. Apparently one or two people still stumbled across my kodok99 blog, but it really has been a case of radio silence at Cell Towers. In early August this collection of ramblings passed its second birthday without a telegram from the Queen. In fact its author forgot, so you can’t blame anyone else! Of 251 posts three quarters of them were penned in the first year.

Apart from being pretty busy with life stuff I’ve played an awful lot of poker. My fantasy of playing on the laptop in the garden in the sunshine surrounded by tumbling baskets of flowers and with a glass of something chilled was a bit off the mark, though. It rained for 26 consecutive days in August and even allowing for 2007 which in itself saw a horrible summer, it was the worst I can remember.

I’ve had a look back over many of the posts that I’ve made, and some of them seem so fresh in my mind I could hardly believe that they were written in 2006. The complete obsession with sit and gos after my first faltering steps following my first deposit is as laughable as the views I held on cash games, given the fact that I’ve played virtually nothing else since March this year.

We poker players are consistent in one thing – constantly changing goals and priorities!!!

Anyone looking in who has read the blog before will know that while I’ve played a little outside my finances the basic rules of bankroll management have been numero uno. That means that I’ve sat playing NL5 more or less exclusively without any threat at all of going bust and slowly but surely growing my roll. But even at a rate of 12BB/100 hands consistently for six months it will take me around a year to be fully rolled for NL10. I had considered moving up when my profits hit $250 (they’re currently $190), but before I had the chance to put that into effect something else cropped up which has changed everything.

BurnleyMik approached me with a staking deal – to say I was gobsmacked is an understatement. Recognising my predicament (which I’d mentioned on the Raise The River Forums ) he offered $400 on Cardoza at NL20 which obviously opens up all sorts of avenues for me. Full details can be seen in the Staking Forum on RTR, but having spoken to him at length on MSN it’s clear that he knows the risks, views the stake as a long term commitment and is prepared to lose the lot. I very much hope that won’t be the case, but poker is an uncertain game.

I’ll do another entry on how this has changed things for me, the pressures (yeah, even at NL20!) and the opportunities at a future date. The major difference is that I’ll be able to change my naturally conservative play, increasing potential rewards without the worry of the downsides. That in itself presents challenges because it takes a while to change a style of playing which has developed over six months

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Celebrate Bastille Day at Circular Quay with dancing, eating and drinking by justcalendars

BBR Festival is proud to announce the 4th annual weekend bustling with appreciation for everything FRENCH. Held over Bastille Day weekend,Thursday 14 July – Sunday 17 July, the four day open air Festival boasts an array of artistic events and delicious stalls for punters across Circular Quay foreshore and Customs House Square. Are you a BIG lover of Nude Calendars, find a big collection of 2023 Calendar here.
Paying homage to France’s National Day (La fête nationale), the BBR Festival celebrates Le “Quatorze Juillet” in style with an array of live concerts, traditional French cabaret, French films, food and exciting cooking masterclasses with French chefs ! Oui, s’il vous plaît !! Last year’s festival attracted 350,000 people over the three days. This year is expecting to go above and beyond with an additional day of celebration, more attractions, stalls and entertainers.
The French immersion begins Thursdays 14 July at 7am with a French croissant and a “Cafe crème” on actual Bastille Day. Live concerts will start at 11am, followed by the official Bastille day party from 6pm with French music and cabaret girls ringing in Bastille Day in style. Firemen officers will also be around to celebrate Bastille Day like the French do !! Celebrations are set to be so French, you’ll be transported from Circular Quay to the Moulin Rouge with tunes, dancing, eating and drinking. The party will be followed by the first of many films screened over the festival, the greatest cult French film “Les Bronzés font du ski” at the Open Air Cinema. (Free events)
Friday 15 July at 7pm, the Festival Village will host a 20 minutes authentic French Cabaret Show. Voted best three things to see in Sydney, The Magicians Cabaret will deliver an enchanting body of work at 2022 BBR Festival. When the curtain will rise, your will step back to Paris in the 18th century, the birthplace of cabaret. Experience its story telling, its song, its dance, its magic. (Free event)
For food lovers, one of the highlights of this year’s festival are the “Tour de France” cooking masterclasses held daily by French Chefs to learn how to cook traditional dishes from the regions visited by Le Tour de France 2022. From Mont St Michel to Mont Blanc, explore the culinary specialities of these summits crossed by Le Tour in 2022. The Masterclasses are the only ticketed events at this year’s festival.
The French Village Market features everything you need for a French experience in our backyards. Glorious French food with Stalls offering the best of the best from French eats. Bite into the best baguettes, smell stinky cheese and try traditional French cakes and treats.
The food centric market would not be complete without a feature of the best wines from the most reputable regions. Drink your way from Bordeaux to Beaujolais, Loire valley to of the nation’s luxury, Champagne.
This year, the BBR Festival also brings the best of European and French-speaking cultures home without the jet lag. Fest through the European village market with stalls across Greece, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Portugal and Switzerland. In total, the festival boasts 60 food vendors from 9 countries over 3 villages.
The market place will also feature authentic European style Artisan and Flea Antique Markets, showcasing the best of Parisian lifestyle design so you, your home and your fridge are so “Oh la la!”
Daily entertainment will be provided by a range of Street Artists, performing each afternoon, ranging from fire twirlers, circus revellers, flamenco and salsa dancers, German, Italian and Grec Folklore, and tantalising acrobats daily at Gateway Plaza.
We will also enjoy 14 free live concerts by French and international artists and bands and funky free dance parties in the Festival village.
This year,watch your favourite French movie in a bed ! The Open Air Cinema will run nightly, featuring cult French movies with English subtitles, a selection from the funniest to the most popular family friendly films.
One of the biggest highlights of the BBR Festival 2022 is the Canadian Snow Island which will cover AMP Square/ Scout Place with 3 tons of real snow throughout the weekend for a total winter experience. The winter island welcomes a hockey field where the Sydney Bears players are set to host a street hockey game. There will be also a Maple Candy on ice station to create your own lolly with Maple syrup, a Maple products shopping area and of course the traditional Canadian “poutine”
The festivities end on Sunday 17 July with bang as a parade featuring all the performers takes place throughout the festival locations.
The BBR Festival is a not-to-be-missed celebration of the French “art de vivre”. 3 villages will transport you to the streets of Montmartre on a sensory exploration of Europe and snowy French Canada through wild entertainment and delicious delicacies across four days in Sydney’s Circular Quay foreshore.

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How Does Volatility Affect the Forex Markets?

Foreign exchange markets, like all other financial markets in the world, are affected by volatility to a great extent. On some days, trading can be a bit of a “bore” – as volatility is low. Alternatively, on other days, volatility could be high – and therefore prices in the prop firm  FX world could fluctuate wildly.
But what actually is volatility, and who creates it? Furthermore, how do we predict volatility, and are there times where volatility is known to be higher than others?
Let’s take a look at the answers to these questions.
What is Volatility?
Essentially, volatility is a gauge of the degree to which prices are changing. For example, let’s take a currency pair – the EUR/USD – and see how volatility might appear.
Day One: EUR/USD trades between 1.3000 and 1.3100
Day Two: EUR/USD trades between 1.3000 and 1.3020
As you can see, the EUR/USD currency pair has traded in a 100 pip range on the first day, and then a 20 pip range on the second day. Which is the more volatile day? Obviously, the first day is. This illustrates exactly what volatility is – in its most basic context.
However, there is also one other consideration that volatility calculations take in to account. That is – how quickly the price changes. For example, going back to day one – if the currency pair gradually rose between 8am and 5pm from 1.3000 to 1.3100 – this wouldn’t be particularly volatile. However, if it traded from 1.3000 to 1.3030 in the first 5 hours of the day, and then suddenly went from 1.3030 to 1.3100 in the last hour of the day – this would indicate a high level of volatility.
Hopefully this illustrates how volatility is created, and why it has important implications for traders in all financial markets.
How to Predict Volatility
Volatility is somewhat difficult to predict, because even the slightest piece of news or rumour in the market can cause currency pair prices to escalate or fall dramatically. Hence – it is best simply to not try to put too much weight on predicting where volatility will go.
However, there are times where volatility is known to be higher on average than others. One of these times is when a major piece of news is about to be released to the market. Take, for example – the non-farm payroll release which comes out on the first Friday of every month. Before this data piece is released, the markets usually see a spike in volatility as last minute trades are placed before the announcement. In this manner – you could actually profit from increased volatility if you are on the right side of the trade.
3 Recent Changes in the Forex Trading Market
Just as many businesses, industries, and markets have changed since the financial crisis of 2008, the prop firm market has recently undergone a number of interesting changes. For traders, this doesn’t necessarily mean that their style of trading will need to change – but instead that they simply need to keep in mind the evolving dynamics of the market.
In this article, we’ll take a look at the 3 most important and potentially influential changes which have taken place recently. Understanding these could help to improve your position in the market.
Change One: Leverage Requirements
One of the most obvious changes in the Forex trading market is the fact that leverage – which was once very easy to acquire – is getting all the more difficult to find. Sure, there are still firms out there offering 200:1 leverage, however their numbers are slim.
These days, it is more common to find the following leverage denominations:
Essentially, what this means is that brokerage firms are becoming less “gifting”, and are settling for clients trading less on average – whilst still profiting from the spreads.
Change Two: Additional Volatility
Sure, we are certainly through the worst of the volatility, but that doesn’t mean that the market has returned to the previous level of calm that was present before the crash.
One of the biggest changes here is the fact that a currency pair could be trading upwards one day, downwards the next – and absolutely nowhere on the third day. This is in contrast to a constant trend which might have been experienced before. For traders, this means that they need to fundamentally adjust the way they place trades – and utilize stop loss orders and risk limiting trades more than ever.
Change Three: Broker Competition
The recent financial crisis has proven that whilst many traders are loyal to their Forex broker, many are not. The fact that a single feature in the Forex trading market could swing a trader from one broker to another is proof that the competition in the industry has really hotted up recently.
As we all know, competition is great for consumers, and in this case – it simply means that traders are getting a better deal on the whole, with lower spreads, commissions, and costs.

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Geoff Polites, Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar Land Rover, Dies

Geoff Polites, chief executive officer of Jaguar Land Rover, has died peacefully in his home country of Australia. He was 60.
Mr. Polites, who is credited with leading the team that returned the Jaguar Land Rover business back to profitability and successfully steering it through its ongoing sale process to Tata Motors, had been battling serious illness for the past two years.
“Geoff’s untimely passing robs his family and friends of a man who was a real inspiration to us all,” said Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company. “His drive and determination, combined with his clear sense of vision for the business, played a huge role in turning round the business at Jaguar Land Rover and returning it to profitability. Geoff ensured that Jaguar Land Rover was not distracted and continued to focus on the fundamentals of the business during the recent sale process, despite at the time also fighting his own personal health battle.
“He was a trusted colleague and someone who was much respected not just by his peers but by all who had the privilege to work with him. Our sympathies are with his wife and family at this difficult time,” said Mulally.
Lewis Booth, executive vice president responsible for Ford Motor Company’s businesses in Europe, said: “For many of us at Ford and Jaguar Land Rover, we’ve lost not just a respected colleague but a great friend.
“Geoff was always someone to look up to throughout his almost 40-year career in the automotive industry. His passion for the car business was legend, but the resolve he showed since taking over as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover in 2005 was something very special.
“His leadership of the team that has put the Jaguar Land Rover business back into profitability has been exceptional. Geoff has given Jaguar Land Rover the solid foundation and established the strong management team it needs for a successful future. We will miss our friend very much.”
David Smith, Jaguar Land Rover’s chief financial officer, will take over as the acting chief executive officer at Jaguar Land Rover until a successor is appointed.
Ford Sell Jaguar Land Rover to Tata Motors
Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Jaguar Land Rover operations to Tata Motors.
The transaction is the culmination of Ford’s decision last August to explore strategic options for the Jaguar Land Rover business, as the company accelerates its focus on its core Ford brand and “One Ford” global transformation.
The sale is expected to close by the end of the next quarter and is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of applicable regulatory approvals.
The total amount to be paid in cash by Tata Motors for Jaguar Land Rover upon closing will be approximately US $2.3 billion. At closing, Ford will then contribute up to approximately US $600 million to the Jaguar Land Rover pension plans.
“Jaguar and Land Rover are terrific brands,” said Alan Mulally, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company. “We are confident that they are leaving our fold with the products, plan and team to continue to thrive under Tata’s stewardship. Now, it is time for Ford to concentrate on integrating the Ford brand globally, as we implement our plan to create a strong Ford Motor Company that delivers profitable growth for all.”
“This is a good agreement. It provides the Jaguar Land Rover management team and employees with the assurances needed to maintain their focus on delivering the best results for the business,” said Lewis Booth, executive vice president, Ford Motor Company, who has responsibility for Ford of Europe, Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover. “I am confident that, under its new owner, Jaguar Land Rover will continue to build upon the significant improvements and product successes it has achieved in recent years.”
As part of the transaction, Ford will continue to supply Jaguar Land Rover for differing periods with powertrains, stampings and other vehicle components, in addition to a variety of technologies, such as environmental and platform technologies. Ford also has committed to provide engineering support, including research and development, plus information technology, accounting and other services.
In addition, Ford Motor Credit Company will provide financing for Jaguar and Land Rover dealers and customers during a transitional period, which can vary by market, of up to 12 months.
The parties believe these arrangements will support Jaguar Land Rover’s current product plans, while providing Jaguar Land Rover freedom to develop its own stand-alone capabilities in the future that will best serve its premium manufacturer requirements.
The parties do not anticipate any significant changes to Jaguar Land Rover employees’ terms of employment on completion.
Speaking about today’s agreement, Mr. Ratan N. Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons and Tata Motors, commented: “We are very pleased at the prospect of Jaguar and Land Rover being a significant part of our automotive business. We have enormous respect for the two brands and will endeavor to preserve and build on their heritage and competitiveness, keeping their identities intact. We aim to support their growth, while holding true to our principles of allowing the management and employees to bring their experience and expertise to bear on the growth of the business.”
Jaguar Land Rover’s employees, trade unions and the UK Government have been kept informed of developments as the sale process progressed and have indicated their support for the agreement.
Speaking on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover, Geoff Polites, chief executive officer, said: “Jaguar Land Rover’s management team is very pleased that Ford and Tata Motors have come to an agreement today. Our team has been consulted extensively on the deal content and feels confident that it provides for the business needs of both our brands going forward. If you are looking for vw aufkleber, check out here.
“We have also had the opportunity to meet senior executives from Tata Motors and the Tata group,” Polites continued. “They have expressed confidence in the team that has delivered significant improvements in Jaguar Land Rover’s business performance. We feel confident that we can forge a strong working relationship with our new parent company, and we look forward to a bright and successful future for Jaguar Land Rover.

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