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    • Trying to maintain a Neteller account is futile. It is like fighting a losing war.   Whatever you do. No matter what you do, Neteller will end up blocking your account.   Neteller, as well as Skrill is an online company that I know, which takes pleasure in blocking customers’ accounts indiscriminately and for flimsy reasons.   Another thing is that it is now difficult; very, very difficult, for you to withdraw your money, once they block you. Your money will remain dormant, so that they can cut administrative fees per month.   Now if you happen to be a Neteller affiliate or ambassador, having access to their affiliate links which you can use, once they block your Neteller account, they also disable your affiliate account.   All the money you have spent on advertising for them and all the effort, resources and time you have spent, bringing customers to them, would become wasted and totally futile. It doesn’t pay to be a partner of Neteller. The customers you bring to them will remain with them and they will block you and discard you forever.   Neteller has many strange business practices, like making some Neteller useful only for Forex and binary Options, but not useful on betting sites, and vice versa. Some Neteller that you can use on betting sites cannot even be used on Forex or options site. This is very strange!   A company that is doing all these nonsense ought to have gone under, but their current saving grace is that they are popular with betting sites, brokers and merchants. However, there are other forms of payments that are emerging and posing threats to Neteller, and if they don’t stop all these stupidity, things can backfire.   Once again, don’t be a Neteller affiliate. They will block your account and ask you to apply to for a business account, and if you do, their business department will never give you a business account, no matter how much you try.   Profits from games of knowledge: https://www.predictmag.com/   
    • The C1984 numbers  (cases, hospitalisations, deaths, ...whatever). are going down  sharply everywhere.   Here’s a health security narrative (ie the narrative you select from the narratives passed out by the administrative\media machine) - The vaccine fixed it.  Is that one yours? That’s not ‘your’ narrative? Then maybe  ‘your’ narrative (ie the narrative you select from the narratives passed out by the administrative\media machine. ) is - The lockdowns finally worked / are finally working.  Is that one yours? Shucks. That’s not ‘your’ narrative either? Then, maybe  ‘your’ narrative (ie the narrative you select from the narratives passed out by the administrative\media machine. Is that one yours?))  is - The masks.  In many public places, 99% of the peeps are masked up. Did the vaccine ‘fix’ it?  NO.  The numbers were plummeting before the vaccines gene therapies rolled out. Did the lockdowns ‘fix’ it?  NO.  Bottom line, the numbers plunged where there were lockdowns, but they also plunged where there had never been any lockdowns. Did the masks ‘fix’ it?  NO. (See post just above) Studies have repeatedly shown that masks do not significantly reduce transmission of viruses, so it’s safe to assume that a mask will in fact fail in this regard.  We now know that asymptomatic individuals — even if they test positive using a PCR test — are highly unlikely to be contagious. There must be a contagious person around, and they must be sufficiently close for transmission to occur. If that happens you’re ‘exposed’ no matter how good or how many masks you have on.  As for masking up when you’re healthy, let alone double, triple or quadruple masking, there’s simply no scientific consensus for that strategy. So what is making those numbers plummet from mid January forward?  Was it the fact  that all viruses run their course? Yes , little bit.  But the real reason ----- All this sht goes deeper than just good political timing... The ruling elite appropriates the available means at its disposal to effect its plans, including available ideologies, panics, etc etc. Believing falsehoods always eventually has a significant cost... just sayin'  
    • Date : 2nd March 2021. Forex Update – March came in like a bull for Wall Street.The major indexes surged sharply higher on the back of more good news on vaccines and the expectation of massive stimulus sooner than later. Another batch of stronger than expected data helped too. But opening the door for the gains was the more subdued tenor of the Treasury market. In the Asia session, the risk aversion returned and stock market sentiment faded. Major indexes quickly pared early gains and headed south, while Treasuries were supported and the US rate dropped back -0.2%.The risk-on flows lifted longer dated Treasury yields, but the cheapening was much more orderly than last week’s furious 20 bps intraday jumps in the 10- and 30-year maturities. A heavy corporate calendar is also contributing to the losses in Treasuries with the focus on a $7 bln 6-part deal from Goldman Sachs.Headlines:   The February ISM and the January construction spending strongly beat expectations and contributed to upward revisions in GDP projections. The RBA left policy settings unchanged and while that was expected, market reaction suggests that there was some hope of supportive action, especially after the central bank doubled its bond purchases on Monday. China’s banking regulator highlighted worries about bubbles in overseas financial markets, but also domestic property markets, with suggestions that leverage will be reduced, which only added to concerns about further tightening in China. Dovish comments from ECB’s Villeroy, who called for an active use of PEPP purchases and flagging the possibility of a deposit rate cut seem to have helped to boost confidence that the central bank will manage to avoid a cliff edge scenario on stimulus, without stoking inflation. The Pfizer PFE.N and AstraZeneca vaccines are more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations from COVID-19 in those over 80 after one dose of either shot, Public Health England said on Monday, citing a pre-print study. Forex Market EUR – 3rd day lower at 1.2075. Next Support at 1.2000.GBP– crossed the 20-DMA and currently is traded at 1.3878. JPY – Yen found buyers, leaving USDJPY at 106.80.AUD – holds steady between 20-and 50-DMACAD –CAD has been soft, weighed on also by the continuing weak oil prices during the session.GOLD –slumped to its lowest in 9 months, as a stronger Dollar and elevated US Treasury yields eroded investor appetite for the non-yielding metal.USOil – below $60 as expectations that OPEC would agree to raise oil supply in a meeting this week added to pressure and worries over slowing demand in China dampened sentiment.Today: Calendar focuses on Eurozone inflation data for February, as well as German jobless numbers and retail sales and Canadian GDP for Q4. Also on tap speeches from ECB’s Panetta and Fed’s Brainard.One of the bigger movers – XAGUSD (-2.19% decline)Always trade with strict risk management. Your capital is the single most important aspect of your trading business. Please note that times displayed based on local time zone and are from time of writing this report.Click HERE to access the full HotForex Economic calendar.Want to learn to trade and analyse the markets? Join our webinars and get analysis and trading ideas combined with better understanding on how markets work. Click HERE to register for FREE!Click HERE to READ more Market news. Andria Pichidi Market Analyst HotForex Disclaimer: This material is provided as a general marketing communication for information purposes only and does not constitute an independent investment research. Nothing in this communication contains, or should be considered as containing, an investment advice or an investment recommendation or a solicitation for the purpose of buying or selling of any financial instrument. All information provided is gathered from reputable sources and any information containing an indication of past performance is not a guarantee or reliable indicator of future performance. Users acknowledge that any investment in FX and CFDs products is characterized by a certain degree of uncertainty and that any investment of this nature involves a high level of risk for which the users are solely responsible and liable. We assume no liability for any loss arising from any investment made based on the information provided in this communication. This communication must not be reproduced or further distributed without our prior written permission.
    • "The key, if not central, rationale for non-pharmaceutical interventions such as staying at home [aka lockdowns], masking, and distancing is allegedly significant transmission from people who don’t show symptoms.”  The model says home is where transmission occurs, so make a policy to lock them down, make them stay home.  But, the model is just a model.  It doesn’t hold up!  In meta-analysis of findings across 54 studies of in home transmission, symptomatic cases had an 18% attack rate within the household. In other words, most people who contract COVID-19 at home were infected by someone in the home who was visibly ill.   To me, even that 18% is not a valid basis for lockdown and other NPI policies.  But the real significant clincher = The analysis finds that asymptomatic and presymptomatic cases account for just 0.7% of transmissions. If the contagiousness of people without symptoms is not what drives the spread of SARS-COV-2, then no policy restrictions on public life besides staying home when you are clearly sick could be justified - especially when considering the obvious negative consequences of these policy restrictions to societies which vastly outweigh any possible benefits.   It’s time solid data from real-world transmission studies, not models, be used to form policy ... even if they don’t support existing manufactured / ‘consensus’ narratives... even if means reversing or dropping  the onerous policy  restrictions put on humans over the past 11 months ...and  still continues to this day.  Actually, it’s way past time to vaporize ‘policy’.   Gov’ts have no business ‘fighting’ viruses... because, , rather than really fight the virus,  govt  will always use the policy / power to further its own ends.  If you believe Sir Simon Stevens, Fauci, and all their counterparts and underlings are itching to give up control of your face and movements, think again... Actually Actually - at the level of you, it’s way past time to ignore all those policies...
    • Ethereum Classic Price Analysis — March 1 Ethereum Classic (ETC) traded with a mild bullish momentum in the early trading hours on Monday, as the cryptocurrency market slowly recovers from last week’s crash. The crash caused Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies to fall by double-digits under a few hours. At press time, ETC is trading at $10.80, up by about 3.3% on the day. That said, the cryptocurrency market crash occurred in tandem with the entire legacy market. News reports show that Nasdaq 100 recorded its biggest slump since October last year, as US Treasury bond yields bolstered market mood. The cryptocurrency market’s correlation with traditional financial markets and some of the largest indices, including the NASDAQ Composite and the S&P 500, is becoming increasingly glaring. Nonetheless, the cryptocurrency market took a massive beating last week, as it saw more than $300 billion get shaved off its valuation. However, not all cryptocurrencies had a red weekend. Cardano (ADA) appeared to be unfazed by the bearish conditions surrounding the market and kept rising. Meanwhile, the recent market correction can be construed as a healthy and necessary one, considering that the market had been on a parabolic bull run for several weeks before now. Naturally, investors begin to take out profits as markets get overleveraged, like what we just witnessed. ETCUSD – 4-Hour Chart Key ETC Levels to Watch — March 1 ETC is currently recovering from last week’s battering, which sent the fifty-fifth-largest cryptocurrency near the $9 area. That said, the cryptocurrency is trading below a descending trendline and has to break above this line to continue on this bullish momentum. This trendline is coinciding with the $11 psychological level, making it a crucial resistance for ETC. Nonetheless, Ethereum Classic is currently deep in oversold conditions on our 4-hour chart, indicating that we could see a return to neutral levels (at least) on our MACD indicator in the coming days. This technical indication, coupled with the prevailing recovery mode across the crypto market, should boost the ETC in today’s session. Meanwhile, our key resistance levels are at $11.00, $12.00, and $12.46. While our key support levels are at $10.57, $10.00, and $9.00. Total Market Capitalization: $1.45 trillion Ethereum Classic Market Capitalization: $1.2 billion Ethereum Classic Dominance: 0.08% Source: https://learn2.trade 
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