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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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Sentiment plummets – along with stocks

Sentiment plummets – along with stocks


“Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!” These immortal words of Laurel and Hardy come to mind as we are gripped by the financial earthquakes caused by the new UK government’s tax-cutting and a smaller state revolution – and the extremely violent reaction

Is the Fed making another huge policy mistake?

Is the Fed making another huge policy mistake?


So, now we know. The Fed really means it when they say they want to crash the economy to kill inflation. But I have one little question: They have a long history of being behind the curve of moving on policy rates and thus they

Gold and Silver are finally set to surge

Gold and Silver are finally set to surge


I have waited and waited and waited for the PMs to begin major turn-arounds from their deep bear trends off their March highs. And so far, to no avail. It has been an exercise in total frustration especially for Gold. Since July, odds have been

The Elizabethan era is over – a new one begins

The Elizabethan era is over – a new one begins


Is it entirely coincidental that with the passing of our Queen to the new King that the old is giving way to the new?  In terms of finance, has the old strong dollar trend ended with the Queen’s passing?  Remember, the value of the US

Will sterling collapse to dollar parity?

Will sterling collapse to dollar parity?


Well, the growing chorus of MSM pundits seem to think it a real possibility. For instance, one I spotted has the headline: “Pound risks dollar parity after worst month in six years.” If achieved, that would be another 10% fall from the current 1,15 on

The Net Zero fantasy strikes again!

The Net Zero fantasy strikes again!


As I have been maintaining all along, the Net Zero fantasy is the pin the stock market bubble has been looking for. Shares fell very hard yesterday and with huge rises in energy bills looming, economies are on the brink of severe implosions. The Law

Has FOMO mania hit a brick wall?

Has FOMO mania hit a brick wall?


Bullish mania is running rampant in Pundit-land – at least it was until last week. Human nature, being unfixed probably in millennia, compels most to find easy-to-digest rationalisations for what has just happened. And since June, what happened was the strong share rally off the

Stocks Rally in a Crescendo of FOMO

Stocks Rally in a Crescendo of FOMO


Stocks continued their bear market rally last week as more investors are taking the plunge to ‘get back in’ for fear of missing out (FOMO). Bullish sentiment has changed up a few gears with widespread belief the worst of inflation is over and the Fed

Sterling slumps in the face of BoE rate hike

Sterling slumps in the face of BoE rate hike


When will they ever learn? The MSM financial journalists, I mean. The BoE hiked their interest rate by the expected 0.5% on Thursday. Conventional pundits who believe it is the news that drives the markets were totally flabbergasted by the market’s negative reaction to that

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