I am an old school sort of guy and this is reflected in the way I approach markets. This approach came about in part because of personality but in part because of the limitations of technology. When I became interested in price action as means by which to generate trading signals the PC was in…Details
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I posted this in the Mentor Program forum this morning and it is worth sharing because it represents my favourite style of price distribution. This one week relative performance is reminiscent of a smile and it indicates a series of movements that provide ample opportunity for traders. I accept that parts of equities markets are…Details
Now that the dust has settled on January I thought it was time for a little dodgy table and chart looking at the relative performance of a few markets. As you can see the trouble maker continues to be China, which should not be a surprise to anyone. What is surprising is the relatively good…Details
Whilst having one of my regular floats this morning I was pondering the surprise of people that prices after an extended run have a period of contraction, to me this has always been the natural order of things. I understand that various aspects of optimism and recency bias afflict people but it still intrigues me that…Details
There has been much talk on the Googlebox about us being saved by a Christmas rally and I thought what an ideal topic for a chart. So I went and had a look at the average December gain for a variety of markets over the past 20 years and the results are below. As you…Details
Whilst out at lunch the other day I spied a couple reading this article . The article itself is nothing spectacular, it merely notes the fact that one analyst who covers BHP had placed an underweight rating on the stock back in May. Now I freely confess that despite having been a broker I have no idea what…Details