Archive for May, 2014

 

Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Friday 30th May 2014

May 30th, 2014

07:35am  CET (06:35 UK time)  ~  Once again I shall be assisting the builders today but there will also be some chart watching while I’m here in my makeshift study catching up on emails this morning. Despite a bigger than expected contraction for the US economy in the first quarter, it dropped 1% against forecast [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Thursday 29th May 2014

May 29th, 2014

08:30am  ~  There is a large wooden barn frame to erect today so I shall be in and out of the house today helping the builders but watching some charts when I can. I have 4 Skype calls as well, mainly this afternoon. The German Dax 30 failed to reach the significant 10,000 level and [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Wednesday 28th May 2014

May 28th, 2014

08:45am CET  (07:45am UK time)  ~  Another day of helping the builders but I will fit in some chart watching/emailing/cycling during the day.  It looks like another hot one so I shall go out for a ride before the sun gets too high in the sky. Even though there is dissent in Europe regarding the [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Tuesday 27th May 2014

May 27th, 2014

08:55am CET (07:55 UK time)  ~  It’s bright sunshine outside this morning, so I am off for a cycle ride in a few minutes down to Sa Pobla and then it’s back here to get going with renovations with some British builders that have come over here with me.  I shall also be watching some [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Friday 23rd May 2014

May 23rd, 2014

09:10am  ~  Nice late start for me today, I have a some ‘admin’ to catch-up on here in the study this morning and then we’re flying off to Majorca for a couple of weeks around midday. Despite worse than expected U.S. jobseekers numbers both the S&P500 and Dow Jones indices managed to close up for [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Thursday 22nd May 2014

May 22nd, 2014

08:00am  ~  After a very unusual day yesterday, I am looking forward to a day here at home catching up on emails, Skype calls and some trading.  I shall report back later if I have any trades. The U.S. markets had a positive time yesterday, regaining all they lost on Tuesday. The Dow Jones 30 [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Wednesday 21st May 2014

May 21st, 2014

07:05am  ~  Back last night from a long weekend away and I shall be around the house today catching up on emails and Skype calls and also watching a few charts as well. There is talk of a tennis match this afternoon but not confirmed yet. Looking at the charts a few minutes ago I [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Friday 16th May 2014

May 16th, 2014

09:15am  ~  A relaxed start for me today as we were up very late last night/early this morning playing cards.  A group of us are having a cycle ride over to the coast at Bradwell-On-Sea shortly, a round trip of 52 miles so I shall not be around this morning but should be back after [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Thursday 15th May 2014

May 15th, 2014

08:30am  ~  A late start for me today, I’ve got a few hours here in the study replying to emails and chatting to some budding traders over Skype and then I am off later this morning for a tour of the Rolls Royce factory at Goodwood in Surrey. Looking at my daily charts this morning [...]

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Trading Diary & Market Update ~ Wednesday 14th May 2014

May 14th, 2014

07:55am   ~   The builders have gone so it’s going to be a nice quiet day at home for me, except for a cycle ride this morning. I will report back later if I manage to do any trading. The markets in Europe yesterday proved resilient and reached towards new highs and the Dow [...]

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