Monthly Archives: April 2011

Things I missed (while on holiday)

In preparation for this post I typed “define: missed” into Google. Just wanted to be sure, you know. So, two definitions of the word “miss” from my search are pertinent: miss – fail to perceive or to catch with the … Continue reading

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Holiday time

Well, with the S&P at an interesting juncture (but, isn’t it always?), I am off on holiday for just over 2 weeks, and am going to be completely offline (on purpose!) So, next post will be around the 27/28th of … Continue reading

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S&P still lagging

I wrote this just a day or so ago: Silver. Well, I don’t really look very much at the gold and silver markets. But, the hiking of margins on the silver futures has had very little dampening effect. Up. Trend … Continue reading

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HFT / Algo trading introduction explanation video

For those unfamiliar with HFT / Algo trading this is a good, basic introduction, in the form of a video of a speech from Yan Ohayon at a TED function. It covers the speed of HFT, milliseconds down to microseconds, … Continue reading

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Early cash update

Fri. 08APR2011 1420GMT Not quite a pre-market update. Wow, it is quiet. Volumes are v low. What is it they say? … Never short a quiet market …

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Price, volume … news & views.

Let me preface my remarks here with the following: There are many different trading methods. Do whatever works for you. If you trade using MACD, or stochastics, or whatever technical indicator, great. Do whatever works for you. If you trade … Continue reading

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Yen: potential trend reversal call from TradersNarrative

Calling the end to a a massive trend is gutsy. TradersNarrative tentatively floats the idea of a reversal in the strengthening Yen trend, quoting research from Investor’s Intelligence (the TradersNarrative post is here: Betting Against The Yen: A Once In … Continue reading

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