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About John Burford

My road to being a Professional Trader. I didn’t start out life wanting to be trader.  Probably no-one does. At school, I was fascinated by how the world works – and gravitated towards studying the ‘hard sciences’ – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Having taken a

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Are you still buying the dips?  Hmm.

Are you still buying the dips? Hmm.


The MSM can always be relied on to offer us great financial news – after the event, of course. We now learn that the S%P having declined by greater than the arbitrary 20% is now in ‘bear market territory’. While I managed to locate the

Yes, the news was grim – and shares are bouncing

Yes, the news was grim – and shares are bouncing


The question in last week’s blog title – The News Is Grim So Will Shares Bounce Now? – was answered in the affirmative as I suspected. While there was much talk of a looming recession in the MSM with US and UK fuel prices at

The news is grim so will shares bounce now?

The news is grim so will shares bounce now?


Shares fell hard last week in an orderly fashion (no panic) into Friday’s low with the Dow losing almost 2,000 pts. As I have been pointing out, the US indexes are in a very strong third waves lower that are nowhere near complete. But don’t

When your plan goes wrong – change the plan

When your plan goes wrong – change the plan


On of the great advantages of using the Elliott wave theory is that when an odds-on forecast goes wrong, there are precise levels which will warn you of that – and then you can take evasive action. Such an event occurred at 12 noon UK

Has inflation peaked – and will shares rally?

Has inflation peaked – and will shares rally?


Sometimes, making trading profits is a breeze when forecasts are panning out and good trends established and targets met. You tend to feel you are a genius! And there are other times when promising trends are suddenly reversed and your best-laid plans go phut! In

Netflix at a 76% discount – a buy?

Netflix at a 76% discount – a buy?


I have some good news and bad news for the bulls. The good news is stocks are recovering some of their huge losses! Huge bounces last week pushed up tech in particular (the much-battered Netflix has gained 20% off its 12 May lows). The bad

The Dow has just made a 99-year record

The Dow has just made a 99-year record


On Friday, the Dow crashed to a new low of 30,650 and we have had now eight successive weekly losses in the Dow and is a record series of declines that has been matched only once in stock market history.

This is the Age of the Commodity, not shares

This is the Age of the Commodity, not shares


The chickens are truly coming home to roost. After many weeks of consecutive losses, the S&P 500 has lost just over 20% off its ATH since its 4 January ATH.

The Fed is reaping what it sowed in 2008

The Fed is reaping what it sowed in 2008


On Wednesday, the Fed bowed to the inevitable by following what the market has already decided – by raising interest rates. But with the new Fed Funds rate of 0.5%, it remains at historically low levels.

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