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26th June – Is Winter here? For markets that is. (Video)

June 26, 2017

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Hello traders, You may be scratching your head at my title of “Is winter here?” seeing as we’re only in June!  As always bear with me. If like me, you’re a Game of Thrones fan, then you’ll know that for the last series or two one of the underlying themes has been “Winter is coming” […]

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UK Election Night

June 13, 2017

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Hey, sorry I forgot to post this quick video on the UK election night trades. Nothing really exciting. In fact the main action was later that day in the US indices which I missed from being up till 4am watching the election.

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25th May: There’s trouble at Mill….

May 26, 2017

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Hello trader, On a day when the S&P500 and the Nasdaq were pushing to all time highs you might think I am barmy to suggest that things are not as rosy as they may seem. Yet, in the words of the Monty Python sketch “There’s trouble at Mill…” and with that no-one expects the Spanish […]

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20/3 Keep an eye on USD

March 20, 2017

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Hello traders, I had a great week in London last week. I always enjoy connecting with other traders, clients and some of the institutions that I support.  It was also a lively week in the markets – which is a double edged sword. Anyway back to charts and the markets and I want to draw […]

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13/3: Sterling Coil and a busy week ahead

March 13, 2017

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Hello Traders, Back to charts, markets and trading. It’s going to be a busy and eventful week – lets have a look at the coil going on in Sterling. I don’t suppose its a surprise to see a coil happening in some Sterling products as everyone waits to see Theresa May pull the Article 50 […]

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Leaping into the void: Yves-Klein – the man who invented a colour

March 10, 2017

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Fellow Traders, Another Friday / weekend read. Every so often on this blog I have to ask you, the intrepid reader, to indulge me as I appear to wander ‘off the ranch’ that is trading and the markets and into uncharted territory. This is another request to indulge me. I was at the Tate Liverpool […]

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8th March: Post Budget Heads-Up: FTSE

March 8, 2017

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Traders, Just a quick note. Its been UK budget day and the FTSE chart is now showing a bullish flag forming on both 4 hour and Daily charts. Enjoy.

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3rd March 2017: The plight of George Best and the value of Success Structures

March 3, 2017

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Hello Traders, Something a little different for a Friday evening / weekend read. I was fortunate enough to be taken to see the movie Best – George Best: All By Himself earlier this week in Dublin. Those of you who know me will know that I am a north-west lad who grew up on the religion […]

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13th/1/2017 The affair between Peso, Trump and Loonie

January 13, 2017

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Happy New Year Traders, Well its fair to say that we’ve started 2017 in the same vein as we left 2016 – fake news, childish behaviour, global rumpus and market volatility…..and that’s just from the supposed adults. There are plenty of great tales to talk about at the moment but lets start with a simple, […]

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17/10/2016 – The relevance of USDMXN to US elections for a complete beginner

October 17, 2016

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Hey there, I wrote a piece a few weeks back on using the USDMXN rate as a proxy for the US elections. Someone asked for more insight so here’s a piece aimed at the beginner trader to give some further detail about why we’re watching it. So here’s a view of the US election via […]

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