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That Was The Week Ending 19 January

That Was The Week Ending 19 January

The New Year and The First Expiry The lack of serious action has been causing us grief for 12 months or more. The ‘expiry guess’ was better than I could have hoped for with TRADE 62 being a close out the day before. We don’t like PIN risk. That is what it’s called when you […]

Trade 63- Paying up When the Market Dictates

Trade 63- Paying up When the Market Dictates

Let’s Jump Straight In With Trade 63 Without too much ceremony it’s been a grim year for traders. A great year for passive investors. FTSE up nearly 7%,with barely a bump in the road. The number of 1% down days was the lowest since 1379 (kidding!). It was stupid low. So how are we to […]

Update to Trades 61 & 62 We are NOT Losers!

Update to Trades 61 & 62 We are NOT Losers!

Big Apology To the Faithful Followers There has been a lot of illness recently and absence from the UK. Our aim was always to show  weekly trades. One huge lesson learned many years ago- never trade while you are ill. So we do say sorry and we’ll keep taking the medicine, and aim to bring more […]

Our Sentiments Exactly -a one off

Thoughts from the Frontline Year of the Octopus, Part 2 BY JOHN MAULDIN JANUARY 12, 2018 Lewitt: Charts Point to Caution Another favorite of mine who really should get more attention is Michael Lewitt. He writes The Credit Strategist, which always gives me good fodder for thought. Here are some excerpts from Michael’s January forecast […]

That Was The Year Ending 31 December 2017

That Was The Year Ending 31 December 2017

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Trade 62 Low Cost Low Probability, But..........

Trade 62 Low Cost Low Probability, But……….

Playing Not To Lose I read a book some years ago with the above title. No! NOT Trade 62! It interests me that this remit of not losing should be such a common method.Winning requires greater risk than not losing. We know there are times, however, when the trade risk does not make sense. When […]