Archive for January, 2012


Tuesday 31st January 2012 ~ FTSE Drops As EU Summit Begins

January 31st, 2012

2:30pm ~   I arrived back here to the cottage an hour ago after a very enjoyable long weekend skiing in France at Courchevel. I have a lot of emails to catch-up with plus I want to do a bit of trading later on as well. I will report back later with any news from [...]

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Thursday 26th January 2012

January 26th, 2012

7:00pm  ~  Well, that was a busy old day. After a very late night in the pub, I got up at 9:00am and wandered off to the Crown Hotel for one of their marvelous ‘English-Breakfasts’.  After that, I packed my bags and left Suffolk for my place here in Chelmsford and the rest of the [...]

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Wednesday 25th January 2012 ~ World Economic Forum Gets Underway

January 25th, 2012

9:00am  ~  After a very late evening yesterday, I felt a lay-in was in order, so I’ve only just got downstairs to the kitchen for a bit of breakfast and some email catching-up. Once all that is done, I am off on a cycle ride (down to Aldeburgh and back again) with a couple of [...]

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Tuesday 24th January 2012 ~ Petrol Prices To Rise This Week ?

January 24th, 2012

9:00am ~    Considering the long (and late) day I had yesterday, I was up remarkably early this morning. I was down and in my study here at the cottage at 6:30 this morning, and while tucking into coffee and toast, I watched a few charts on my MT4 trading platform using my trendFX strategies. [...]

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Monday 23rd January 2012 ~ No Deal For Greece Yet

January 23rd, 2012

10:45pm  ~   I have spent most of the day trying to get back home from Cumbria, using a friends Piper Cherokee Light Aircraft. After taking off from a short farm airfield just after lunchtime, we had problems with one of the fuel tanks so had to land at East Midlands Airport. While we were [...]

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Sunday 22nd January 2012 ~ My Weekly Trading Update +374 PIPS !!

January 22nd, 2012

10:20am  ~  Good morning to you all, I am now in Cumbria enjoying some pretty atrocious weather, but have had fun while doing some fell-walking. Last night in the Black Bull I agreed to go away next week on a skiing trip to Courchevel in France – all fine, but I’ve never been on the [...]

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Friday 20th January 2012 ~ World Stock Markets Are On The Up

January 20th, 2012

6:15am  ~   I am up bright and early this morning as I have much to do today. There are two properties to look at with view to buying a weekend place out here, and then I am booked on a flight back to Gatwick early afternoon. I am then flying up to Cumbria with [...]

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Thursday 19th January 2012 ~ UK’s Triple A Rating In Jeopardy ?

January 19th, 2012

08:15am  ~    I am writing this blog post in the departure lounge at Gatwick Airport, I am on my way to Faro in Portugal for a couple of days, to look at two possible properties to purchase. This means no day-trading, but hopefully I will manage to fit in some trading during the “evening” [...]

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Wednesday 18th January 2012 ~ IMF Meeting With Greece Today

January 18th, 2012

07:10am  ~  I am up relatively early again this moring, I have a builder friend of mine coming over today to do a bit of work in the garden of the cottage, so I will be outside with him for most of the day, but I will watch some charts on the screen in the [...]

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Tuesday 17th January 2012 ~ Good Growth For Chinese Economy

January 17th, 2012

10:15am   ~     I was awake unusually early this morning, and by 7:15 I had already walked down to the Newsagent to pick up a few papers and a pint of milk. As soon as I got back here, I switched on a couple of screens and began watching for any trade signals [...]

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