Tag Archives: Indices

12/01/15 – New year, new candles: Indices & Commodities snapshot (Video)

January 12, 2015

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Fellow traders, Happy New Year to you and welcome back. Its been an interesting start to 2015 already with a few nice moves for you to get your teeth into. I made an update video on Indices & Commodities. Trade well,   Paul

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Post NFP action and the futility of predictions.

December 10, 2014

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Well today’s price action in the Indices looks less like a ‘Santa’s Rally’ and more like ‘Santa’s Sledging Session’ as prices slide lower with increasing speed. Also added to by the biggest crash in the Greek Stock Market since the crash of 1987 (down 13% today as I write this). Anyway I want to turn […]

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16/10/2014: Video – A week is a long time in politics….but it’s an eternity in a scared falling market.

October 16, 2014

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  Well they say that a week is a long time in politics……but it can be an eternity in scared falling markets. Especially if you were a recent buyer at the highs!  I thought I’d do a quick video on what’s happened and what I’m looking for in terms of opportunities in the major indices. […]

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1st October: Video: Monthly Indices and Commodities Candles

October 1, 2014

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Hello all, It’s the 1st of October and this is usually an interesting trading month historically so as always I look to start with a look at the monthly candles to see if there’s any major points of interest. In this video I go through the Equity Indices plus gold and silver. Tomorrow I’ll go […]

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7th August: DAX Update – Touch Barrier Option hit

August 7, 2014

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I blogged earlier this week about the DAX and my touch and no-touch trades that I held.  My touch barrier option in the region of 9050 was hit yesterday, much sooner than I had expected. Enjoy the update and trade well, Paul

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5th August: Update on DAX position

August 5, 2014

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As promised I’m trying to make small quick videos to talk about my analysis or my positions.  This is a quick video about some option positions around the DAX that will run till the end of August. Enjoy and trade well.   Paul

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1/8/2014: Some interesting monthly candles on the Indices

August 1, 2014

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In an effort to try and blog more during this period I’m going to try and use the technology at my disposal to make the odd video.  I can guarantee that they’ll not be slick, flashy or long. I’m sure I could use my time to edit such videos into a beautiful work of art […]

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16th June: An interesting day for the UK

June 17, 2014

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I spent most of today at the Shares Magazine Forex Trading Conference presenting on “What I Wish I’d Known When I Started Trading” – I’d been led to believe that 70-80% of the attendees were complete newbies and planned my presentation around that. In the end probably 50% of people had been trading for more […]

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June 3rd: Watching the FTSE – which way next?

June 3, 2014

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I’m back from my holidays in the Highlands of Scotland. I can’t say they were as relaxing as Id hoped (due to unforeseen circumstances) however I’m glad I went as it’s a truly stunning part of the world. Now I’m back at my desk, looking at my charts and getting back up to speed.  When […]

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7/5/2014: Where has all the action gone? FT Weekend article on vanishing volatility

May 7, 2014

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I’ve been talking to a few traders recently about the lack of trading opportunities and general malaise at present. March and April were particularly quiet.  I think that lots of people took two weeks off for Easter during April. Allied with Ukrainian nervousness meant that it was a generally dull month. However if you look at […]

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