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Trade 103 Week Ending 26 October

Trade 103 Week Ending 26 October

That Was The Week, a Bit of Uppy Downy For Once A bit of excitement this week over 250 point range but basically after all the shouting, FTSE is down about 100 points. More to come? We need a good shake out sometimes as Vol has been in the closet for so long. and on […]

Trade102 Week Ending 19th October

  I’m sure this is a noble venture and can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/RobinhoodOptions/ Unfortunately much of what I have seen is just terrible. I mostly see a bunch of hapless punters all taking a ‘punt’ on this stock or that stock. Even worse they are buying or selling naked without a clue what they are doing. No analysis, […]

Trade102- Website Issues

Cannot publish with graphics Here’s the next trade so you can be sure it is real and not some cherry picked claim to a trade as some sites may do. Trade 102- Let The Market Decide Sometimes we like to leg in, when we don’t know where we are at. I might think this is the bottom […]

Trade101 Week Ending 12October

Trade101 Week Ending 12October

Oh My! Some Drop, Who Saw That Coming? Er, most of us, But Not That Big The  drop since 03 October-  6.66% when FTSE was 7510 and it all looked ok. Warnings abounded- “bond yields!” They screamed, FED rate hikes they exclaimed. Markets drop from highs-only the fund managers buy at the top. The classic ‘they are […]

Trade100! Week Ending 05 October

Trade100! Week Ending 05 October

Our Maiden Century(With thanks to Giphy.com) What does it mean? Statistically 100 events can have some meaning attached for analysis. I think we have about 5 losing trades, by the way. In due course a summary of these 100 trades will be made available. A lot to get through this week as the interminable FTSE […]

Trade 99! Week Ending 28September

Trade 99! Week Ending 28September

The Week’s Activity Again at the end of the week, the rise after Monday’s open is negated pretty much. VFTSE picked up a little on Friday. Politics grabs the headlines, but typically it is nothing that bothers us, and the markets have seen it all before. That is not to belittle Dr.Ford’s experience – but […]

Trade 98 Week Ending 21September

Trade 98 Week Ending 21September

Friday Frenzy Laugh? The media tell us it’s all doom and gloom, the High street and retail are finished. Then we have  Bl***y Brexit, as I’m sure history will name it. Or perhaps the inglorious devolution. I have to factor it in to trading, but how? Nobody has done a Brexit before, except with violence,and […]

Trade97 Week Ending 14 September

Trade97 Week Ending 14 September

That Was The Week A bit of a nothing but it didn’t feel like it as the FTSE dropped beneath the waves with a low of 7220. I have several positions running into this expiry,and confess to failing to take the 45DTE (Oct expiry trade) That came into view on 7th Sept. Of course this […]

Education Special-Something for the Weekend

This Just In From My Chums at CME This is worthwhile for anyone new to options- it’s about the concept, no clever maths needed-unless you like that stuff https://institute.cmegroup.com/courses/introduction-to-options?utm_source=retail_nurture&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Q3-2018_Nurture&utm_content=intro-options

Trade 96 Week Ending 07Sept

Trade 96 Week Ending 07Sept

Action This Week We have seen FTSE drop substantially from  7760 on 11th August- to the the low on Friday  which was 7227. We had almost 12 weeks of centering around 7650 and perhaps that is the new resistance. Hope we find decent support this week. Typically my trades can withstand a 6% drop,thereafter I […]