Archive for August, 2009

 

My Trading day ~ Monday 10th August

August 11th, 2009

Back to a little bit of normality yesterday (Monday) after the madness that was attributable to the Non-Farm-Payrolls figures on Friday. Although having said that – the London Stock market traded for most of the day in a tight 40 point tunnel, with a modest rise once the New York session got underway at 2:30pm [...]

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My Trading Day ~ Friday 7th August

August 11th, 2009

You can see what effect the U.S. employment figures announcement has on the markets on Friday – they were completely ‘listless’ in the morning European session, and then they really took off upwards after the good news came out at 7:30am New York time (1:30pm UK time) ¬† ¬†Luckily these employment figures only come out [...]

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My Trading Day ~ Thurs 6th August

August 7th, 2009

Hello to you all this morning – the big news of the morning in the City is the Royal Bank of Scotland’s first half results, which came in at -¬£1bn, and they say the outlook for the next 2 years does not look favourable. It has put the London Stock market into a bit of [...]

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My Trading Day ~ Wednesday 5th August

August 6th, 2009

Hello to you all, just a quick post today as I have a few other ‘jobs’ to finnish today – as well as trading, so once they’re out of the way, I can concentrate on the markets – first thing tomorrow I imagine. Well – yesterday found me having 3 successful trades in the morning [...]

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My Trading Day ~ Tuesday 4th August

August 5th, 2009

Hello there – a few of you customers out there were aware that I was engaged on ‘other activities’ yesterday, so I did not trade my ‘Any-Time’ strategy – although I did sit in front of the screen(s) at 5pm and had a short burst with my ‘Trade With a Day Job’ system, and achieved [...]

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My Trading Day ~ Monday 3rd August

August 4th, 2009

Good morning to you all. Another bullish day on the FTSE – reaching a 10 month high – mainly spurred on by encouraging profit announcements by Barclays and HSBC. This had the effect of pulling the whole banking sector up. In the U.S. the S&P500 played with the important 1000 level in the futures market [...]

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My Trading Day (Friday)

August 3rd, 2009

Good morning – and I hope you all had an enjoyable weekend. I am going to change the title of my daily articles as I am in effect one day ahead of my self, as really my task this morning is to report on the trading that happened on Friday – so really this article [...]

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