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GBP takes a pound-ing

April 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Regular readers know that I make a special focus on forecasting major trend changes in my swing trading approach. Not only does that give me the opportunity to take maximum profits from the old trend, but also gives  me the ability to jump on the new trend at a very early stage. For most traders, this is the ideal position to be in.  To achieve this, I use my Tramline [...]

Friday the Thirteenth – unlucky for Assad!

April 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

FLASH  Overnight, we learned of the missile strikes in Syria by US, French and British forces on the evening of Friday the Thirteenth, so that date was very unlucky for some.  Stock markets have been largely ignoring this foreseeable development in the volatile Middle East – which has suddenly got a whole lot more so.  They cannot ignore this any longer! Oil [...]

Shares are on a cliff edge

April 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Exciting, isn’t it?  Blink and you miss a 200-pip swing in the Dow! Yesterday’s action was particularly vigorous following Thursday’s strong relief rally with heavy and persistent selling.  The whipsaws are huge – and the potential for being on the wrong side of them is likewise very very high.  More capital is lost in conditions such as these. [...]

Tales from the Cryptos

March 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Tales from the Crypt was a cult horror movie from 1972 and also a US TV series from 1989 to 1996.  The latter started with a panning shot down the stairs to the basement of the decrepit mansion.  And with a severe bear market in the crypto-currencies currently, they too are headed for the basement of horrors. I have long maintained that most, if not all, of the hundreds [...]

It’s impossible to time the market, isn’t it?

March 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

How many times have I read that pathetic statement from the pundits.  Of course, they mean they can’t do it, so it’s better to stay with stocks through a crash (!).  That is lazy thinking. But I have made my pretty long-ish career and reputation by doing just that – getting the imminent change of direction and timing right.  I am not saying that to [...]
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