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Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-16-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 55,893
Posted By AndyB
Afren just slipped below its 20 SMA on the daily...

Afren just slipped below its 20 SMA on the daily chart. Often what happens is a stock/index will hug the underside of the 20 SMA for a few days and then make a drop to the 50 SMA.

Currently the...
Forum: Technical Stuff 06-16-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,069
Posted By AndyB
Hi mate, if you want to short a stock, but have...

Hi mate, if you want to short a stock, but have never done it, I STRONGLY suggest paper trading it a few times. Shorting requries margin and can get real messy real soon if you are not careful.
...
Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-15-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,291
Posted By AndyB
Quick chart. Enjoy! :-)

Quick chart. Enjoy! :-)
Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-15-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 55,893
Posted By AndyB
Sorry just read that back (above) and it sounded...

Sorry just read that back (above) and it sounded really arrogant. I do apologise, it was not intended :-)

BTW just had a look at this chart and I'm not feeling too bullish about it. Its not a...
Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-15-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 38,955
Posted By AndyB
Did you book profits on this Vic? Probably a good...

Did you book profits on this Vic? Probably a good idea, I'm not liking the failure to break 16p.

I had two positions open, 9.9p and 12.7p. Closed both today at 14.2. Not a bad profit and thanks...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-15-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
Hello all, been a bit busy recently so sorry...

Hello all, been a bit busy recently so sorry hadn't had time to post. Here's an updated chart. This is a scenario I am looking for to pile in short.

A small retracement up tomorrow to the 930 mark...
Forum: US Stock Picks 06-15-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,423
Posted By AndyB
Sorry guys, looks like this is one chart pattern...

Sorry guys, looks like this is one chart pattern that failed.

It hasn't hit my stoploss yet, but the way the decline gathered pace does not look like a consolidation. A bull pennant is a...
Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-15-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 55,893
Posted By AndyB
The chart pattern was always going to work out,...

The chart pattern was always going to work out, news can't avert a correction, only prolong it - any bullishness during a correction is usually followed by a harsher third corrective leg.

By the...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-12-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
Ok chaps, before the weekend, here's some charts...

Ok chaps, before the weekend, here's some charts fo yo ass

I still think this move has the potential to be super-bullish up to 980-1,000 S&P. Some people I know were still going short, that's not...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-12-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 47,660
Posted By AndyB
Lol, you guys really are being greedy while...

Lol, you guys really are being greedy while others are fearful. Great stuff :-)

I have no cash free in my US account, but $0.01? That's almost too good to pass up.
Forum: US Stock Picks 06-12-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,423
Posted By AndyB
This is starting to look like one of those rare...

This is starting to look like one of those rare bull pennants that fails :-0

Confirmation will be if it breaks the low formed in the pennant, that's $7.9. I know that's a long way away (a whole...
Forum: Technical Stuff 06-12-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,175
Posted By AndyB
Just found this and thought I'd share it here: ...

Just found this and thought I'd share it here:

Preparing for a Primary Degree Rally (http://socialize.morningstar.com/NewSocialize/forums/p/234926/2631317.aspx)

This is a blog post from the 3rd...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-12-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
Futures are down a few points, traders are...

Futures are down a few points, traders are overwhealmingly bullish, the markets look toppy. Oh boy its make or break. I favour a rally to sub 1,000, failure, then a 200 point pull-back, but you never...
Forum: Technical Stuff 06-12-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,175
Posted By AndyB
The [bull] is awesome, much more friendly than...

The [bull] is awesome, much more friendly than the [bear] I'll give you that, but honestly trants, its a rare person that a.) knows how to trade the markets and b.) is making $1000's a month off it!!...
Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-12-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,291
Posted By AndyB
An update on this consolidation - A-B-C down from...

An update on this consolidation - A-B-C down from the high, but B was higher than the advance. When that happens the text-book response is that C will be 1.618x the length of A.

A was 99-83p =...
Forum: Euro / UK Stock Picks 06-12-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 55,893
Posted By AndyB
Jon if I change my name, it'll be to "Dr....

Jon if I change my name, it'll be to "Dr. Chartist" with the avatar of that cavalier chap but wearing red-braces :-P

Quick chart for you guys. Looks weak to me. Price action from June4-present...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-12-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
Just went long on the S&P500 Sept contract at 937...

Just went long on the S&P500 Sept contract at 937 in the overnight market. If this is a wave-3 coming up as per the post above, expect some spectacular bullishness over the next few days. If not then...
Forum: US Stock Picks 06-11-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,423
Posted By AndyB
Bull pennants do occassionally break down the...

Bull pennants do occassionally break down the opposite direction to the way they're supposed to go, but I must stress this happens rarely. The confirmation that it failed is if it breaks below the...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-11-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
Maybe I closed my long too soon. A friend of mine...

Maybe I closed my long too soon. A friend of mine sent me this

<img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/_4UQ2YsRa8SM/SjFtFoKWyyI/AAAAAAAAEUE/l1zp2M25n9Q/s800/spx15.jpg"/>

Let's see how the Nikkei does...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-11-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
Oh dear, S&P500 rejected the 950 level intraday. ...

Oh dear, S&P500 rejected the 950 level intraday.

Check the Nikkei chart, its a very steep rising wedge. Check crude, same. SPX double top at 950 & rejection intraday (inverted hammer candle).
...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-11-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
This is blatently going to close over 950 ...

This is blatently going to close over 950

(IMO DYOR etc :P)

<a href='http://www.advfn.com' title='Free stock charts & share prices from www.advfn.com'><img border='0'...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-11-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 47,660
Posted By AndyB
Trants, that is a legendary post. Top marks from...

Trants, that is a legendary post. Top marks from me.
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-11-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,409
Posted By AndyB
So far so good on the scenario I posted. Like all...

So far so good on the scenario I posted. Like all of you I'm nervous to see this close above 950

<a href='http://www.advfn.com' title='Free stock charts & share prices from www.advfn.com'><img...
Forum: Technical Stuff 06-11-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,175
Posted By AndyB
Boy what's a [bear] to do! You can't go anywhere...

Boy what's a [bear] to do! You can't go anywhere these days without Trants sticking [bull] [bull] [cash] images all over the thread! :-P

BTW for the record trants, I am trading mainly long, I'm no...
Forum: Trend Spotting 06-11-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,898
Posted By AndyB
Considering the Nikkei has experienced a 20year...

Considering the Nikkei has experienced a 20year bear market, and the US is about 9 years into their protracted bear (yes the Bear started in 2000 I hate to say it, check the Inflation Adjusted Dow....
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