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nipper
post Posted: Dec 7 2018, 10:49 AM
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UK stock investors can wave goodbye to index gains of the last 18 years.

The FTSE 100 on Wednesday closed below the level seen at the end of 1999, and extended its declines on Thursday. The benchmark gauge today fell as much as 2.9 per cent, the worst drop on a closing basis since June 24, 2016, the day after the Brexit referendum.

The renewed sell-off in global equities is piling additional pressure on UK stocks, already rocked by concerns about UK Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to get her Brexit deal through Parliament. The latest bout of market carnage is being blamed on renewed US-China trade concerns, but its magnitude has surprised investors.
... of course it's not the same index (reality of a LT basket of shares probably worse)



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wren
post Posted: May 2 2014, 01:19 AM
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Obviously a hot topic with the previous post in 2007!Any of the TA Team wish to comment on the Price v MACD chart? A monster divergence seen on the weekly chart.

 
Danville
post Posted: May 29 2007, 05:10 PM
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In reply to: sugarman on Tuesday 29/05/07 03:05pm

Maybe not that high, but I do think the trade is long for the next day or so

 
sugarman
post Posted: May 29 2007, 05:05 PM
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Anyone else have their eye on 6700 by the end of the week?

 
early birds
post Posted: May 25 2007, 11:04 PM
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In reply to: mattbl on Friday 25/05/07 10:54pm

mattbl
it's long weekend for FTSE and DOW. usually some position square this session. a lot of shorts built in yestarday, so a bit of short cover rally, likes of copper and those index.

don't know why FTSE is so weak compare to DAX DOW. oil is very bullish it surpose give FTSE a lift, but it seems not happening.



 
early birds
post Posted: May 25 2007, 10:56 PM
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In reply to: ausonic on Friday 25/05/07 08:25pm

you should made plenty for shorts of DAX from last night i guess??

coca-cola made offer for a bottle Co. and other m&a got bulls up and runing again. it just like red flag infront of bulls. weirdsmiley.gif

just took some shorts with DAX 7719 and DOW 11490 fpr scalping. i'm under water with XJO shorts that i took at closing bell.



 


mattbl
post Posted: May 25 2007, 10:54 PM
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One would think the FTSE would at least be in the green given the runup in base metals weirdsmiley.gif

 
ausonic
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Got burnt on open FTSE and DAX grrr.gif

I'm sulking now mad.gif

cheers
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early birds
post Posted: May 23 2007, 11:35 PM
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hit my trial stops. i'm out of FTSE.
shorted XJO to hedge my BLT longs.




 
early birds
post Posted: May 23 2007, 11:11 PM
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In reply to: sugarman on Wednesday 23/05/07 11:05pm

i wish i can have a rest, but with too many open positions so have to keep eye on it.

got FTSE during our day time it's little more than 30points in the money now. hope it can hit 6670 this session so we both will be happy. tongue.gif



 
 


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