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Assessment of Friday’s Trading #FTSE #Trading

Great up to buying 1 @ 12. At that stage I was short of 3, a nice book to go into the weekend with. Then I read something about losses in bond markets over the fall in oil prices and sold 3 at about 6706.5. That was 25 points below the close of the FTSE … Continue reading

Friday’s Trades and Prices #FTSE #Trading

05-55. Bought 1 @ 08. 6695-6745. Bought 1 @ 95. 6680-6730. Bought 1 @ 84. 6670-6720. Bought 1 @6675. 6665-6715. Bought 1 @ 6674. 6650-6700. Sold 1 @ 94. Sold 1 @ 96.6660-6710. Sold 1 @ 6706. 6665-6715. Sold 1 @ 15. 6680-6730. sold 1 @ 28. Sold 1 @ 30. Bought 1 @ 19. … Continue reading

Running a Book and Jobbing Turns #FTSE #Trading

The Jobber needs to do two things. Run a strategic position and make prices that keep that position under control, while generating jobbing turns. The position should not be too big compared to the units traded in, that is because we are trying to make money whether right or wrong about the direction the market … Continue reading

Morning Comment #FTSE #Trading

Markets continue to be overvalued on QE If we do go into next year high and hopeful it’s likely to be the year this unravels. Short of 4. 6705-6755

Assessment of Yesterday’s Trading #FTSE #Trading

Reduced my bear to 4 units which Im comfortable with. Took some turns selling near the upper end of my price and buying near the lower end. That’s fine.

Yesterday’s Trades and Prices #FTSE #Trading

Overnight trades. Sold 2 @ 38.5. Sold 3 @ 30. Bought 6 @ 37. 6620-50. Bought 1 @ 27. Sold 1 @ 46. Sold 2 @ 45. Sold 1 @ 43. Bought 2 @ 24. Bought 1 @ 20. Bought 1 @ 31. Bought 1 @ 28. Bought 2 @ 21. Bought 1 @ 19. … Continue reading

Morning Comment #FTSE #Trading

Markets are approaching key targets for bulls. Dow 18,000, Sandp’s 2100, DAX 10,000. Think hopes might be dashed with a more realistic view of the state of the global economy becoming prevalent 20-50. Short of 9

Assessment of Yesterday’s Trading #FTSE # Trading

Good up to buying 1 @ 20. Didnt need to increase bear after that, as I did

Yesterday’s Trades and prices #FTSE #Trading

05-55 Sold 1 @ 55. 20-70. Sold 1 @ 60. Sold 1 @ 53. Sold 1 @ 51. Bought 1 @ 20. Sold 1 @ 33. Sold 1 @ 36. Sold 1 @ 26. Sold 1 @ 30. 05-55

Morning Comment #FTSE #Trading

Short of 2. 6705-6755