Archive for February, 2012


Wednesday 29th February 2012 ~ ECB Longer Term Refinancing Operation Gets Going Today

February 29th, 2012

9:00am ~   A late start for me today, I’ve just got up and wandered down here to the kitchen for a spot of breakfast – and fired up this laptop to read some news. Today the European Central Bank is releasing some more fundes for their Longer-Term Refinancing Operation scheme and the markets may [...]

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Tuesday 28th February 2012 ~ ECB Quantative Easing To Resume

February 28th, 2012

08:50am  ~  The markets this morning are waiting in anticipation of tomorrow’s announcement by the European Central Bank regarding their next round of ‘Quantative~Easing’ or printing money as it is sometimes known as – you can read more about the details here I was up fairly early this morning as I have a few errands [...]

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Monday 27th February 2012 ~ Germans Agree Greek Bail-Out

February 27th, 2012

8:20pm  ~   I have just finished my “evening” trading session, I ended up having two trades using my “Trade With A Day Job” system. The 1st one kicked off just after 5:30pm and gave me my normal +20 pips but the trend was so strong, I entered a second trade  right on 7 o’clock which [...]

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Wednesday 22nd February 2012 ~ PSNB Falls In The UK

February 22nd, 2012

9:35am  ~  The big news this morning is that the UK’s Public Sector Net Borrowing has fallen for January and you can read about what this means for the UK economy here. For me – well I’ve got some emails to catch-up with and this morning I also have 5 Skype sessions with people who [...]

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Tuesday 21st February 2012 ~ Greek Bail-Out Agreed ?

February 21st, 2012

10:20am  ~  I have had a nice lie in this morning, although I did do some emails upstairs earlier. I did not arrive here until midnight, and as I passed the Lord Nelson I noticed a few friends in there still drinking, so I had to stop for a quick one…..   I have some [...]

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Monday 20th February 2012 ~ Bank Holiday In U.S.

February 20th, 2012

8:45am  ~  No trading for me today, there is another Bank Holiday in the U.S. so a few markets will be closed and those that are open will be lacking volume, so it’s best to stand aside and have a day off. I arrived back from Portugal yesterday, so I have some jobs to do [...]

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Tuesday 14th February 2012 ~ Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2012

10:15am ~  Not much trading for me this week, I am having a week’s holiday in Portugal to get way from the cold and rain of the UK. If I do any trading I will report back later, but cerainly none today or this evening as it’s Valentine’s Day and we’re out on the town [...]

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Friday 10th February 2012 ~ Greek Bail-Out Deal Agreed

February 10th, 2012

8:00am  ~   Hello to all of you – it’s Friday again, and so my weekend starts here!! No trading for me today, just some emails for an hour and then into London by train for a relaxing weekend away. You can read about Simon Denham’s take on the Greek Bail-Out deal here. I hope [...]

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Thursday 9th February 2012 ~ UK Interest Rates On Hold ?

February 9th, 2012

9:00am  ~  Had a nice lie in this morning, and I am now off to a friend’s farm for a spot of clay-pigeon shooting. I shall be back after lunch, and I will report back this evening with any trading news I may have for you. Today is Bank Of England interest rate announcement day [...]

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Wednesday 8th February 2012 ~ Deal For Greece This Week ?

February 8th, 2012

08:20am  ~   I was up with the larks this morning after an uninterupted sleep last night, and I wandered down here to the kitchen at 7 o’clock and had a few bits of toast & coffee while I waited for my MT4 platform to load onto a laptop. I can scroll through quite a [...]

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