Archive for August, 2012


Trading Diary ~ Thursday 30th August 2012

August 30th, 2012

6:35am ~  Well, I am back from Australia and I am up in Cumbria doing some walking/climbing for a week. We arrived up here in Cockermouth at the beginning of the week but today is the first time I’ve been able to pick-up any internet on my iPad – so I thought I’d do a [...]

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Trading Diary – Thursday 16th August 2012

August 16th, 2012

8:10pm ~ I am 4 days into my summer-holiday out here in Australia and this is the first day that I have been able to access any internet – the guy I am renting this house from is not that technically-minded, so it’s taken quite a while to get the problem sorted. I am in [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Thursday 9th August 2012

August 9th, 2012

  10:15am ~ No trading for me today, we’re catching the train up to London just before lunchtime to do some shopping before the trip out to Australia this coming Sunday. Staying the night at our favourite hotel, Montague On The Gardens in Bloomsbury.

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Trading Diary ~ Wednesday 8th August 2012.

August 8th, 2012

9:05am ~  Just come down to the kitchen, I am finding that I’m having about ten hours sleep a night at the moment, but I am sure it will get better as I fully recover. Can’t imagine going back to my previously normal 6hrs…… This morning I shall be doing email replies to customers, catching up [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Tuesday 7th August 2012

August 7th, 2012

8:30pm ~  Feeling a bit better today so I’ve sorted out a delayed holiday this afternoon. I was supposed to be off to Australia early in mid-July but I was rushed into hospital instead, so I’ve now organised to go out there for a couple of weeks. I am staying in the Coogee district of [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Monday 6th August 2012

August 6th, 2012

9:10pm ~ I have spent most of the day replying to the many email messages that have come in while I’ve been in hospital, and after a (very) late lunch I switched my laptop on just after 5pm to watch for any signals emerging on my chart. My first trade set-up came fairly quickly and [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Friday 3rd August 2012

August 3rd, 2012

9:00pm ~ Another restful day for me, all I’ve done is some email replies this afternoon but I did switch on my charting platform late this afternoon just to have a look at what was happening after the U.S. Non Farm Payrolls announcement was released at lunchtime (UK time) The market did shoot up fairly [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Thursday 2nd August 2012

August 2nd, 2012

6:00pm ~ I’ve had a nice relaxing day up here, the weather has been surprisingly ok today. Didn’t really intend to do any trading today, but I had a email question from a new customer which prompted me to have a look at an S&P500 chart just after 5pm, and I noticed a “Trade With [...]

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Blog Update ~ Wednesday 1st August 2012

August 1st, 2012

Hello to everyone – this is just a very short blog update, I am now out of hospital and embarking on a period of convalescent recovery at home although for the next few days I’m up here at the cottage (in Suffolk) Traditionally August can be a time of thin volume on the markets, so I’m [...]

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