Trends and Targets for 3/08/2018

FTSE FOR FRIDAY #FTSE #GOLD #CAC40 A trip to the mainland, discovering in the process Scots had forgotten how to drive in rain, was marred when uplifting one of the dogs from the Pet Hospital. A Golden Retriever looks silly with the back end of her coat shaved bald.

Thursday was “one of these days”, seasoned rather indiscreetly with a FTSE which fell off a cliff while we were cursing incompetent drivers who clearly felt 10 mph was a sensible top speed on a wet and steaming motorway. We were rather surprised when the market opted to bounce from our completely hypothetical 7550 points, the bottom end of this ridiculous straight line the market has been exploring for a couple of months. This time, we’re not entirely convinced the 7550 level shall hold.

Near term, it appears weakness continuing below 7549 should make an attempt at 7471 points. If broken, our secondary calculates at 7420 points.

However, the “thing” about a rangebound market is it’s supposed to bounce from the bottom of the range, so we’d be churlish to ignore the potentials. Near term, movement above 7588 is supposed to reach upward to an initial 7607 points. And if exceeded, our secondary is a rather more interesting 7670 points.

Our suspicion, rather strongly, is of a market about to finally break its rangebound state. It also carries the implication growth achieved at the end of July was indeed a feint, designed to give false confidence.

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2/08/2018 FTSE Closed at 7575 points. Change of -1.01%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 9,840,475,514 a change of -1.02%
1/08/2018 FTSE Closed at 7652 points. Change of -1.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 9,941,905,370 a change of 85.64%
31/07/2018 FTSE Closed at 7748 points. Change of 0.62%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,355,409,774 a change of 3.16%
30/07/2018 FTSE Closed at 7700 points. Change of -0.01%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,191,373,123 a change of -6.91%
27/07/2018 FTSE Closed at 7701 points. Change of 0.5%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,576,810,683 a change of -9.57%
26/07/2018 FTSE Closed at 7663 points. Change of 0.07%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,167,111,078 a change of 1.99%
25/07/2018 FTSE Closed at 7658 points. Change of -0.66%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,046,971,973 a change of -8.48%

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

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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Section One – Outlook Updated Today. Click here for Section Two – Outlook Remains Valid shares

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Updated charts published on : Amerisur, Barclays, Capita, Empyrean, EasyJet, Fresnillo, Glencore Xstra, Hikma, Kaz Minerals, Marks and Spencer, Rolls Royce, Taylor Wimpey,

LSE:AMERLSE:AMER Amerisur. Close Mid-Price: 13.82 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 14.82 Day Low: 13.68


Continued weakness below 13.6p indicates a fake bounce at 13p, prior to it ……..

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LSE:BARCLSE:BARC Barclays. Close Mid-Price: 186.54 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 197.5 Day Low: 185.18


Barclays enacted a rather contrived stitch up at the open of trade. Now, b ……..

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LSE:CPI Capita Close Mid-Price: 133.6 Percentage Change: -9.76% Day High: 145.95 Day Low: 134

Below 133 still threatens travel down to 130p next. Secondary is close at ……..

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LSE:EMELSE:EME Empyrean. Close Mid-Price: 8.9 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 8.9 Day Low: 7.65


Target Met or close enough as above 9p indicates 10.75 next with secondary ……..

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LSE:EZJLSE:EZJ EasyJet. Close Mid-Price: 1530 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 1582 Day Low: 1532.5


Below 1530 indicates travel to an initial target of 1483. If broken, our s ……..

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LSE:FRESLSE:FRES Fresnillo. Close Mid-Price: 993 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 1018.5 Day Low: 978.4


Continued weakness now below 978 suggests travel to 950 next with secondar ……..

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LSE:GLENLSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra. Close Mid-Price: 312.95 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 321 Day Low: 307


Target Met. This is at risk of serious danger now. Anything below 306p can ……..

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LSE:HIKLSE:HIK Hikma. Close Mid-Price: 1660 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 1700 Day Low: 1650


Now above 1700 indicates 1723 next with secondary, if bettered, up at 1765 ……..

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LSE:KAZLSE:KAZ Kaz Minerals. Close Mid-Price: 587.8 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 760.2 Day Low: 570


Target Met. We’d been expecting the drop but all in one day was still a su ……..

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LSE:MKSLSE:MKS Marks and Spencer. Close Mid-Price: 292.3 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 298.3 Day Low: 291


This is quite bad and rather unexpected as continued discounting below 291 ……..

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LSE:RR.LSE:RR. Rolls Royce. Close Mid-Price: 1058 Percentage Change: + 7.11% Day High: 1065.5 Day Low: 966.4


Target Met. Bettering 1066 remains with the fairly useful ambition of 1160 ……..

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LSE:TW.LSE:TW. Taylor Wimpey. Close Mid-Price: 169.75 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 172.7 Day Low: 168.9


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*** End of “Updated Today” comments on shares. Listed below are those where commentary remains valid.

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