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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 we there yet?

Are we there yet?


I am sure I am not the only one who is wide-eyed at the strength of the stock market rallies over the previous six weeks or so. From the depths of the intense gloom surrounding markets in mid-October to the almost euphoric stance of the

Stocks are climbing its Everest

Stocks are climbing its Everest


The Dow made a major low on October 13 at 28,600. Since then it has rallied to 34,000 – a gain of 5,400 pts (almost 20%) in just five weeks. That is a very sharp rally. And that is exactly the kind of rally we

Was I wrong? Are we really in a bull market?

Was I wrong? Are we really in a bull market?


Last week the Fed followed market rates and hiked by 75 bps and indicated more to come to ‘fight inflation’ and stocks fell. Then the CPI data dump on Friday cancelled that idea with a soft headline figure and bond yields and the dollar fell

Hubris – when Musk buys Twitter at top tick

Hubris – when Musk buys Twitter at top tick


The social media phenomenon was a child of the Great Bull Market and appears to be in terminal decline as the Great Bear Market gathers pace. The problems being faced by Facebook, Snap and many others are now coming to light with Musk’s buy-out of

Is the Dow shooting for the moon?

Is the Dow shooting for the moon?


Look at that – can the Dow really be at 32,950??? The UK gilt and sterling market banker bigwigs seem to be happy that one of their own (by sheer coincidence an ex-Goldman banker) Sunak is now at the helm. But I am not so

Political turmoil has eased – and stocks rally hard

Political turmoil has eased – and stocks rally hard


Liz who? Was she just a Will -o – the – Wisp that was cancelled by the establishment blob as if she wasn’t there? So now the way is clear for the Return of Boris (for the Second Coming?) And to an almost certain economic

Market mayhem but forming great Elliott waves!

Market mayhem but forming great Elliott waves!


Did you hear that rattle? That loud noise was the same one as before – cans being punted down the road. And that screech of squealing tyres was the sound of U-turns being performed by the government. So the laudable small government, low tax, high

In the Oil Wars, Biden 0 – OPEC+ 1

In the Oil Wars, Biden 0 – OPEC+ 1


It was really no contest – Biden against the oil market and OPEC’s dominant role in it. Biden desperately wants cheaper gas (petrol) so that his poll ratings can improve enough to produce a Democratic win in next month’s mid-terms. But OPEC wants the oil

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

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