Will British American Tobacco Plc reach 690p??

#France_CAC40 #WallSt There are some companies we’re almost supposed to dislike. Budget airlines loom high on such a list, UK retail banks coming a close second, obviously estate agents with a stock market listing, and also, BT Group reserving a special place in hell. This series of irrational dislikes proves not entirely irrational, due to any cynical attitude coming across in our reports being fueled by personal experience with each corporate.

Despite plenty of personal experience with tobacco, saying goodbye many years ago failed to inspire any negative thoughts relating to the industry. No-one forced me to try a cigarette from the 5 Packet of Embassy Tipped my cousin had somehow procured. The entire exercise ended in disaster soon after, when the cousin proved it was possible to drown a lit cigarette in a can of petrol. The flaw in his thinking came, when the can ignited and he kicked it away. Unfortunately, we were hiding in his fathers garage at the time to enjoy our first smoke, a wooden building full of gardening equipment, a motor mower, and the inevitable cans of oil and grease.

We safely exited the building and ran for it, almost reaching my own house before the noise of a fire engine intruded the peaceful afternoon.

Many years later, the cousin was getting married and I started to reminisce about the event. Despite now being in his mid-40’s, he panicked in case his 80 year old father heard our conversation. Apparently this fire was recorded in history as spontaneous, probably due to the hot weather. Thankfully, by the time of this wedding, neither of us still smoked but neither of us would be inclined to blame the tobacco company for anything. Smoking was once allowed, almost expected.

 

Now any possible anti-tobacco caveats are exposed, British American Tobacco share price is looking a bit problematic. As the chart below highlights, it suffered the inevitable Covid drop in 2020, a reversal which matched a prior drop a year earlier. In the period since, the share price has proven less than interesting and it’s creating as dangerous a picture as 2 small boys with a petrol can and matches.

In the event the price moves below 2670p, we shall be inclined to view it as heading down to 2554p with secondary, if broken, at 2337p. This secondary creates a major issue for us, taking the share price below its most recent historical dips, creating a “lower low” with an ongoing threat for continued downward travel. We can calculate quite a terrifying series of drop potentials but the bottom line, should 2337p break, is the share shall be regarded as existing in a cycle where our “ultimate bottom” calculation works out at an eventual 692p. We cannot calculate below such a level.

 

However, just because the share hasn’t recovered since the Covid-19 low doesn’t mean it can’t. Who knows, some bright spark may invent a vaccine which is baked into the fabric of a cigarette, thanks to a spurious theory that a respiratory virus needs a respiratory cure. Or perhaps, with cannabis being legalised for medicinal purposes next month, somehow the tobacco companies shall jump on the bandwagon. At present, BATS needs trade above 2850p to suggest coming recovery to an initial 3091p with a longer term secondary, if exceeded, working out at 3434p. Despite this secondary ambition making perfect visual sense, we shall need revisit the share should such a target level be achieved.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
10:03:56PM BRENT 70.01 ‘cess
10:06:06PM GOLD 1812.2 Success
10:08:07PM FTSE 7111
10:10:02PM FRANCE 6738 6729 6721 6706 6755 6766 6776 6792 6740 ‘cess
10:12:29PM GERMANY 15682 Success
10:14:22PM US500 4404.2
10:17:04PM DOW 34829 34791 34702.5 34566 34893 34914 34958 35015 34808
10:19:23PM NASDAQ 15093 ‘cess
10:21:39PM JAPAN 27514

 

4/08/2021 FTSE Closed at 7123 points. Change of 0.25%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,000,336,002 a change of 33.33%
3/08/2021 FTSE Closed at 7105 points. Change of 0.34%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,500,441,860 a change of 3.51%
2/08/2021 FTSE Closed at 7081 points. Change of 0.7%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,347,850,496 a change of -16.5%
30/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7032 points. Change of -0.65%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,206,905,420 a change of -14.32%
29/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 0.88%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,077,251,516 a change of 24.02%
28/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7016 points. Change of 0.29%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,900,403,964 a change of 0.43%
27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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Royal Dutch Shell or Caramilk chocolate?

#FTSE #Nasdaq Similar to the new (and rather tasty) chocolate bar, Caramilk, little things can give considerable promise. Royal Dutch Shell share price has experienced a tiny little nudge upward, the chart inset showing the share has closed above Blue on the chart, literally gapped up by the price of a bar of chocolate! Apparently we should now present an optimistic report for the future based on confectionary!.

Given BP’s share price performance this week, it’s difficult not to experience some optimism for the future of RDS. However, it must be remembered the share is nowhere near recovering above the share level, pre-pandemic, instead spending this year hovering around the 1500p level. But given the price has finally opted to close above the immediate downtrend, we can hopefully extrapolate a future which eases the pain for long suffering investors.

Above 1490p calculates with the potential of fairly near term traffic in the direction of 1613p. Such an ambition is liable to prove important, taking the price above all the highs since the Covid-19 drop was enacted in 2020 and thus, priming the pump for future growth. Above 1613 allows a secondary target of 1733, this being extremely significant as it intrudes into Big Picture territory where a longer term influence at 2017p is shown, rather neatly matching the share price level before the world fell apart and almost certainly capable of providing a future glass ceiling.

For now, our outlook on Royal Dutch Shell is based on the price of a bar of chocolate (as recommended by our local petrol station), hopefully facing a similarly sweet future. Who knew what would happen, when Cadbury mated a Dairy Milk with a Caramac bar?

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
10:33:51PM BRENT 72.15 Shambles
10:36:29PM GOLD 1810.65
10:38:21PM FTSE 7116.02 7062 7039 7010 7097 7126 7144.5 7176 7076 ‘cess
10:40:32PM FRANCE 6738.9 Success
10:43:26PM GERMANY 15572 Shambles
10:45:50PM US500 4417.22 Success
10:48:22PM DOW 35082.6 ‘cess
10:51:53PM NASDAQ 15052.47 14860 14847 14774 14950 15063 15095.5 15174 14990 Shambles
10:58:52PM JAPAN 27607 ‘cess

 

 

3/08/2021 FTSE Closed at 7105 points. Change of 0.34%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,500,441,860 a change of 3.51%
2/08/2021 FTSE Closed at 7081 points. Change of 0.7%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,347,850,496 a change of -16.5%
30/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7032 points. Change of -0.65%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,206,905,420 a change of -14.32%
29/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 0.88%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,077,251,516 a change of 24.02%
28/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7016 points. Change of 0.29%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,900,403,964 a change of 0.43%
27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%
26/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7025 points. Change of -0.03%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,475,417,848 a change of 19.69%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

We can be contacted at info@trendsandtargets.com. Spam filters set to maximum so only legit emails get through…

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Diageo Plc doing nicely currently

#Gold #WallSt August always presents various reasons to dislike the markets. The obvious one, it’s holiday time when volumes dip and the markets lose ‘buzz’. Also, if not on holiday, who actually prefers being stuck in doors watching monitors, when it’s a nice day outside. Another, less clear, is from Scotland. It can be difficult typing with severely swollen fingers, thanks to a cocktail of midge bites and horsefly bites. Perhaps staying in doors would be wiser!

A visit to A&E at midnight on a Friday is never fun and with a throat swollen to horror movie dimensions, the start of an extremely unpleasant weekend was ahead. Due to 8 weeks of frankly astounding weather here on Scotland’s West Coast, everything which can eat you is enjoying a fabulous breeding season. Particular stars this year are Horsefly (aka Cleggs), A&E seeing a distressing number of folk suffering bites which, in previous years, were completely un-noticed. It’s something to do with the weather, apparently.

As someone now taking 2,000mg of antibiotics a day, along with industrial strength antihistamine pills, morning and night, the idea of wandering outside ‘taking advantage’ of the sunshine has become abhorrent. Long sleeved shirts are the order of the day, gloves worn, a fine midge hood worn, and if no-one is looking, trousers also tucked into socks. Sitting at the monitors, watching the markets, is no longer such a bad idea while counting the hours until the Scottish weather does what it does best, suddenly cooling down and the wind picking up.

 

As we sit indoors, watching everyone enjoy sitting outdoors, it makes sense to wonder how drinks giant, Diageo, are looking as it has been an age since we reviewed their share price. While the company will certainly have suffered from loss of trade during lockdown, apparently retail sales of alcohol flourished during the worst of the pandemic, doubtless creating a swings and roundabouts scenario for purveyors of necessary home medicine for those missing visiting their local. Such has been the pattern of share price movements since the share soared above its pre-pandemic levels in April, we’re emboldened to present a future movement scenario.

Above 3,629p suggests the potential of coming growth toward an initial 3,743p with secondary, if bettered, at a longer term 3,961p. If the share price follows the pattern of similar shares in North America, we’d expect some volatility at this secondary level, potentially forcing reversal in the future toward 3,609p and ideally, another bounce.

Near term, for things to go horribly wrong, the price needs relax below 3,400p as this threatens reversal to an initial 3,229p. Below such a point, we’d prefer give the dry Martini another stir as the implications for reversal become as unpleasant as the weather here in Argyll. Quite honestly, we never thought we’d reminisce fondly of the year we were stuck in a mountain road snow drift, during August!

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:27:20PM BRENT 73.02 Success
9:29:35PM GOLD 1813 1811 1805 1796 1819 1819 1823 1829 1811 ‘cess
9:31:24PM FTSE 7064.06 Success
9:35:58PM FRANCE 6658 Success
9:38:31PM GERMANY 15532 ‘cess
9:48:37PM US500 4391.42 ‘cess
9:56:34PM DOW 34878 34806 34761.5 34618 34968 34992 35054 35137 34902 Shambles
9:58:30PM NASDAQ 14972 ‘cess
10:00:51PM JAPAN 27567 Success
2/08/2021 FTSE Closed at 7081 points. Change of 0.7%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,347,850,496 a change of -16.5%
30/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7032 points. Change of -0.65%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,206,905,420 a change of -14.32%
29/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 0.88%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,077,251,516 a change of 24.02%
28/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7016 points. Change of 0.29%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,900,403,964 a change of 0.43%
27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%
26/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7025 points. Change of -0.03%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,475,417,848 a change of 19.69%
23/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of 0.85%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 3,739,108,834 a change of -21.27%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

We can be contacted at info@trendsandtargets.com. Spam filters set to maximum so only legit emails get through…

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LSE:DGE Diageo. Close Mid-Price: 3600.5 Percentage Change: + 0.84% Day High: 3628 Day Low: 3565

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LSE:EXPN Experian. Close Mid-Price: 3213 Percentage Change: + 1.42% Day High: 3232 Day Low: 3167

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LSE:IPF International Personal Finance Close Mid-Price: 145 Percentage Change: -2.82% Day High: 151.4 Day Low: 143.8

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LSE:MRW Morrisons. Close Mid-Price: 273 Percentage Change: + 2.02% Day High: 272.5 Day Low: 267.6

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Will Barclays reach 290p?

#Brent #Dax With shares, it’s all a matter of where you’re standing! If you’d bought Barclays back in 2013, when the share price was at 300p and the media full of promise for the future, you’re probably a little jaded at the journey you’ve been on, especially as the share is currently 174.5p. Alternately, had you bought the share a year ago, you’d be rather chuffed, the price rising by a solid 74.5% in the interim.

Alas, we should all take a moment for the folk who bought in 2007 and that day in February the share price nearly hit 800p. It’s always said trading shares is a long game but everyone envies those who opted to buy Barclays at 100p, exactly a year ago.

 

Things are starting to look promising, finally, for this share price. We’ve made a fair bit of noise about the 190p level looking crucially important for the longer term. Finally, it appears to be the case some hope is justified for this irritating level to experience a movement attempt. Above just 179p looks capable of an initial 192p with secondary, if exceeded, at 199p. Both ambitions should provide a reasonable chance for Barclays to finally close a session above the critical 190p level, hopefully opening the gates to some proper longer term recovery.

Once the share finds sufficient excuse to close above the 190p level, we regard 240p as exerting a pretty significant influence for the future.

 

We were fairly relieved the recent reversal failed to make it all the way down to our secondary 149p, instead opting to bounce at 156p. Perhaps this implies some strength in the way the market is viewing Barclays. It’s now the case below 161 threatens an initial 143 with secondary, if broken, at a bottom of 128p. Visually this appears unlikely.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
3:17:56PM BRENT 75.17 74.36 73.94 73.37 75.3 75.4 75.74 76.3 74.7 ‘cess
3:21:01PM GOLD 1814.34 Success
10:26:49PM FTSE 7038.72 ‘cess
10:31:27PM FRANCE 6618 ‘cess
10:33:58PM GERMANY 15570 15528 15494 15455 15567 15611 15653 15726 15532 Success
10:44:53PM US500 4397 ‘cess
10:47:27PM DOW 34944
10:49:50PM NASDAQ 14966
10:51:42PM JAPAN 27492 Success

 

30/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7032 points. Change of -0.65%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,206,905,420 a change of -14.32%
29/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 0.88%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,077,251,516 a change of 24.02%
28/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7016 points. Change of 0.29%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,900,403,964 a change of 0.43%
27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%
26/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7025 points. Change of -0.03%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,475,417,848 a change of 19.69%
23/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of 0.85%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 3,739,108,834 a change of -21.27%
22/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6968 points. Change of -0.43%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,748,992,590 a change of -28.77%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

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LSE:CEG Challenger Energy (aka Bahamas Pet). Close Mid-Price: 1.85 Percentage Change: + 2.78% Day High: 1.9 Day Low: 1.85

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LSE:CNA Centrica Close Mid-Price: 45.47 Percentage Change: -2.17% Day High: 46.91 Day Low: 45.21

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LSE:EXPN Experian Close Mid-Price: 3168 Percentage Change: -0.06% Day High: 3185 Day Low: 3123

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LSE:IPF International Personal Finance. Close Mid-Price: 149.2 Percentage Change: + 5.22% Day High: 149 Day Low: 138.6

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LSE:ITRK Intertek Close Mid-Price: 5156 Percentage Change: -7.99% Day High: 5262 Day Low: 5024

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LSE:ITV ITV Close Mid-Price: 112.2 Percentage Change: -1.71% Day High: 114.2 Day Low: 111.1

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LSE:RMG Royal Mail Close Mid-Price: 504.2 Percentage Change: -0.75% Day High: 508.4 Day Low: 497.4

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Our popular FTSE for Friday

#FreeFutures #FTSE #Gold It’s been a tough week, due to a bereavement, but thankfully with a couple of lighter moments. In fact, in some ways remarkably similar to the moods exhibited by the FTSE. Hysterical hilarity was provided, due to failing to recognise the difference between my wife or daughter’s voice in a phone call. With my wife’s mother passing away in hospital on the mainland, one of the  daughters, notoriously tight fisted, was grumbling at the costs involved in returning her mothers body ‘across the water in Argyll’ for the funeral.

When my phone rang, mistaking my daughters voice for my wife created a dreadful mental image. I thought I heard my wife say, “Lucy is on the ferry with Mum and they’re coming over as passengers!” An immediate vision of the penny pinching woman, somehow getting her mothers body into a wheelchair and pushing it onto the ferry was, for a brief time, quite believable.

My daughter heard the impending explosion in my loud “she has what?”, quickly saying, “It’s me, Jax. I just dropped Lucy and Mum at the ferry terminal”

Once I realised it was my wife and sister on the ferry, a giggle turned into uncontrolled laughter, the story resonating through the family for the rest of the day. I secretly suspect ‘Lucy’ is annoyed for not having thought of the idea.

 

Similarly, the FTSE has spent this week, threatening the worst but finally, on Thursday, it started to make some sense as the market exceeded the weeks high of 7038 points and more importantly, closed the session above 7027 points, thus exceeding the point of trend break for Uptrend #7 and giving hope for the future. From our usual perspective, this is liable to be quite a big deal, were it not for moves internationally against the index’ during Thursday evening. Some fairly sharp reversals have taken place but curiously, Wall St has failed follow the Nasdaq and S&P 500 over a cliff.

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We wonder if the reversals were just nerves from traders, worried at the markets starting to overheat. If this is the case, time will tell. The FTSE needs below 6900 points before hysteria is justified, the market once again risking reversal to 6500 in such a scenario.

Instead, it appears above 7098 points should make a fairly modest attempt at 7114 points near term. If exceeded, our secondary works out at a longer term 7193 points and this is liable to prove a big deal for the longer term. Unfortunately, if this triggers, the stop needs be wide around 7008 points, thanks to the markets showing aggressive movements in attempts to slow down gains.

The alternate scenario, if the FTSE wanders below 7009 points,  calculates with a drop potential toward an initial 6973 points. If broken, our secondary works out at 6905 points, dangerously close to causing real trouble for the market.

 

Finally, we referred to 7193 above as a Big Deal for the longer term. Achieving such a level, while making it almost certain London intends challenge the pre-Covid level of 7550 points, also places the FTSE in a position where 8088 shall be viewed as the ruling big picture influence.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:54:25PM BRENT 74.9 73.97 73.485 74.67 75.15 75.545 73.97 ‘cess
9:56:44PM GOLD 1828.02 1821 1818 1828 1833 1838 1823 Success
9:58:28PM FTSE 7045.88 7027 7002 7074 7090 7097 7005 ‘cess
10:00:21PM FRANCE 6622.5 6613 6598 6654 6670 6732 6613 Success
10:02:28PM GERMANY 15575 15520 15497 15614 15638 15669 15548 ‘cess
10:09:01PM US500 4405 4393 4388 4423 4430 4437 4400 ‘cess
10:24:21PM DOW 35106 34879 34792 35055 35164 35239 35049
10:28:34PM NASDAQ 14930 14914 14876.5 14999 15006 15028.5 14968 Shambles
10:36:54PM JAPAN 27757 27627 27572 27824 27938 28025 27694
29/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 0.88%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,077,251,516 a change of 24.02%
28/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7016 points. Change of 0.29%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,900,403,964 a change of 0.43%
27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%
26/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7025 points. Change of -0.03%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,475,417,848 a change of 19.69%
23/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of 0.85%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 3,739,108,834 a change of -21.27%
22/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6968 points. Change of -0.43%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,748,992,590 a change of -28.77%
21/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6998 points. Change of 1.7%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,667,496,815 a change of 20.91%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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LSE:BT.A British Telecom Close Mid-Price: 171.9 Percentage Change: -6.55% Day High: 178.55 Day Low: 167.4

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LSE:CNA Centrica Close Mid-Price: 46.48 Percentage Change: -2.04% Day High: 47.64 Day Low: 46.62

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LSE:DGE Diageo. Close Mid-Price: 3540 Percentage Change: + 0.77% Day High: 3607 Day Low: 3397

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LSE:EXPN Experian. Close Mid-Price: 3170 Percentage Change: + 1.54% Day High: 3180 Day Low: 3116

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LSE:FRES Fresnillo. Close Mid-Price: 820.6 Percentage Change: + 1.76% Day High: 833.4 Day Low: 815.2

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LSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra. Close Mid-Price: 329.45 Percentage Change: + 0.76% Day High: 333.1 Day Low: 327.8

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LSE:OXIG Oxford Instruments. Close Mid-Price: 2490 Percentage Change: + 2.26% Day High: 2550 Day Low: 2425

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LSE:POLY Polymetal. Close Mid-Price: 1557.5 Percentage Change: + 1.47% Day High: 1580 Day Low: 1547.5

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LSE:RMG Royal Mail Close Mid-Price: 508 Percentage Change: -3.13% Day High: 517.6 Day Low: 501.8

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LSE:RR. Rolls Royce. Close Mid-Price: 102.18 Percentage Change: + 0.47% Day High: 104.4 Day Low: 101.6

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Gem Diamonds looking good.

#Gold #SP500 The diamond market is a funny old place. With commodities, you can either weigh them or measure them but diamonds differ, due to their value being a matter of perception. The famous 4C’s of diamond quality; Colour, Clarity, Cut, and Carat Weight join together and the outcome gives a pretty definite number. A 1 carat diamond is worth anywhere between the $2,000 mark and $12,000 US dollars.

Of course, some diamonds completely break the mould. Gem Diamonds were famous for the fabulously pretty Letšeng Diamond, a pink coloured frivolous rock which sold at auction for just under US$9 million. Once polished and cut, the resultant teardrop shape fitted nicely into a gold ring! For those interested in such matters, Gem Diamonds web page has a gallery of “Our Famous Diamonds” which is worth viewing, once you finish pondering the pictures of their massive operations in Lesotho and a truly intimidating hole in the ground.

 

Once finished with the company website but still aghast at the vast sums of money attached to gemstones, we were expecting to be dazzled by the company share price performance. Instead, since 2008, the stock market seems about impressed with their share price as we are with folk who like blatant jewellery. However, in March of this year, their share price finally broke through its long term downtrend and, while not showing any interest in returning to its historical 12 quid level, there are a few useful potentials visible for the future.

The immediate picture is a little confusing, thanks to the price breaking below the Red uptrend since 2020, quite firmly implying we should expect weakness below 57p to drag the share down to 50p next. We’d hope for a bounce from such a level, especially  as if broken, the share could opt to head downhill to a hopeful bottom of 39p. For now, we suspect somewhere around the 50p mark is the market intention.

But it’s not all bad news.

 

Thanks to the price breaking through its immediate Blue downtrend, there’s a reasonable hope the share price is ‘just’ experiencing a complex route for longer term price recovery.

This being the case, any recovery capable of exceeding 71p is liable to prove useful as this looks capable of triggering movement to an initial 93p. Should the 93p level be exceeded, our longer term ambition calculates at 117p, a point where the visuals on the chart demand we again revisit the price to examine future possibilities.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
10:19:10PM BRENT 73.87
10:38:45PM GOLD 1807.37 1792 1787 1780 1803 1810 1816 1824 1800 Shambles
10:40:42PM FTSE 7014.08
10:42:18PM FRANCE 6598 ‘cess
10:44:06PM GERMANY 15553
10:47:32PM US500 4400 4386 4383 4372 4403 4408 4417 4432 4396
10:50:09PM DOW 34982
10:52:57PM NASDAQ 14995 ‘cess
10:55:52PM JAPAN 27791

 

28/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7016 points. Change of 0.29%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,900,403,964 a change of 0.43%
27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%
26/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7025 points. Change of -0.03%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,475,417,848 a change of 19.69%
23/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of 0.85%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 3,739,108,834 a change of -21.27%
22/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6968 points. Change of -0.43%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,748,992,590 a change of -28.77%
21/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6998 points. Change of 1.7%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,667,496,815 a change of 20.91%
20/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6881 points. Change of 0.54%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,514,441,062 a change of 18.32%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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Click Epic to jump to share: LSE:BARC Barclays** **LSE:NWG Natwest** **LSE:PHP Primary Health** **LSE:QFI Quadrise** **LSE:RR. Rolls Royce** **LSE:SPX Spirax** **

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LSE:BARC Barclays. Close Mid-Price: 172.76 Percentage Change: + 2.00% Day High: 178.64 Day Low: 172.48

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LSE:NWG Natwest Close Mid-Price: 201.5 Percentage Change: -0.05% Day High: 204.7 Day Low: 200.9

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LSE:PHP Primary Health. Close Mid-Price: 163.4 Percentage Change: + 1.68% Day High: 164.7 Day Low: 160.9

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LSE:QFI Quadrise Close Mid-Price: 2.8 Percentage Change: -7.59% Day High: 2.9 Day Low: 2.64

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LSE:RR. Rolls Royce. Close Mid-Price: 101.7 Percentage Change: + 3.49% Day High: 103.24 Day Low: 97.72

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LSE:SPX Spirax. Close Mid-Price: 15020 Percentage Change: + 2.11% Day High: 15095 Day Low: 14690

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Forex GBP/EURO heading to 1.25

#FTSE #Nasdaq Perhaps there’s an opportunity for all these inflatable boats abandoned on the south coast. Surely, holidaymakers from England should make use of them to travel to France, attempting to sneak in below the radar, if unvaccinated. It is a shame so many RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats) face a life of single use, when surely there’s a family from Bristol who fancy a stealth holiday. The prospect of the UK media trying to handle such an excursion would be a delight.

Another thing which irritates is GBPEUR. Or, with some Forex trade providers strange insistence, EURGBP only, a strange decision as they are UK based and could be reasonably expected to show the pairing properly. Equally odd, the same providers give GBPUSD headline coverage, never with USDGBP available. It’s all very mysterious and when we’ve asked, the replies never make any logical sense.

 

As it appears those of us who’ve been fully vaccinated are welcome in Europe – or to be more succinct, our money is welcome – it currently appears the UK Pound is due to strengthen against the EURO, rather neatly in time for the holiday season commencing. Certainly, the immediate suggestion is it may be best holding onto Sterling in the relatively near future as a boost to the pairing looks very possible.

Presently trading around 1.1747, the relationship need only strengthen above 1.1760 and it calculates with an initial ambition of 1.1825. Visually, this challenges the previous high of 2021 but while some hesitation is possible, we suspect the pairing shall head higher, if only thanks to the irrational dip a few weeks ago. Above 1.1825 and it becomes pretty easy to produce 1.2006 as a secondary target. At this level, some real nerves can be anticipated with the relationship visually challenging the pre-pandemic highs.

For the longer term, it shall be worth remembering the pair has already broken through the Blue downtrend since 2015 and arithmetically, we can ‘prove’ a distant attraction is coming from a distant looking 1.2505

 

For everything to go pear shaped (or perhaps Boris shaped), things need founder below 1.145 to cause a real headache. We’d regard this as early warning for everything going very wrong.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:54:33PM BRENT 73.88 ‘cess
9:57:23PM GOLD 1798.88
9:59:18PM FTSE 6996.22 6960 6953 6934 7010 7015 7053 7096 6975 Success
10:01:10PM FRANCE 6555.5
10:03:51PM GERMANY 15513 Shambles
10:21:47PM US500 4388.52 Success
10:23:54PM DOW 34956.5
10:26:22PM NASDAQ 14888 14860 14841.5 14742 14998 15002 15080 15181 14872 Success
10:32:14PM JAPAN 27543 Success

27/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6996 points. Change of -0.41%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,879,437,530 a change of 9.03%
26/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7025 points. Change of -0.03%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,475,417,848 a change of 19.69%
23/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of 0.85%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 3,739,108,834 a change of -21.27%
22/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6968 points. Change of -0.43%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,748,992,590 a change of -28.77%
21/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6998 points. Change of 1.7%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,667,496,815 a change of 20.91%
20/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6881 points. Change of 0.54%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,514,441,062 a change of 18.32%
19/07/2021 FTSE Closed at 6844 points. Change of -2.34%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,660,799,780 a change of -7.14%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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Click Epic to jump to share: LSE:CASP Caspian** **LSE:DGE Diageo** **LSE:IPF International Personal Finance** **LSE:ITM ITM Power** **LSE:POLY Polymetal** **LSE:PPC President Energy** **LSE:RBD Reabold Resources PLC** **LSE:SPX Spirax** **LSE:ZOO Zoo Digital** **

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LSE:CASP Caspian. Close Mid-Price: 2.8 Percentage Change: + 19.15% Day High: 2.9 Day Low: 2.35

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LSE:DGE Diageo. Close Mid-Price: 3480 Percentage Change: + 0.53% Day High: 3497 Day Low: 3404.5

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LSE:IPF International Personal Finance. Close Mid-Price: 140 Percentage Change: + 3.70% Day High: 142.6 Day Low: 138

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LSE:ITM ITM Power Close Mid-Price: 383.8 Percentage Change: -0.78% Day High: 393.4 Day Low: 374.2

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LSE:POLY Polymetal Close Mid-Price: 1510 Percentage Change: -0.56% Day High: 1519.5 Day Low: 1495.5

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LSE:PPC President Energy. Close Mid-Price: 2.08 Percentage Change: + 1.22% Day High: 2.08 Day Low: 2.05

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LSE:RBD Reabold Resources PLC. Close Mid-Price: 0.44 Percentage Change: + 23.61% Day High: 0.46 Day Low: 0.36

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LSE:SPX Spirax. Close Mid-Price: 14710 Percentage Change: + 0.62% Day High: 14820 Day Low: 14520

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LSE:ZOO Zoo Digital Close Mid-Price: 137 Percentage Change: -0.36% Day High: 140.5 Day Low: 137

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