Trends and Targets for 28/02/2019

Centrica #GOLD #Nasdaq Something quite remarkable is going on with Centrica. Of course, perhaps it’s only remarkable from our perspective but we cannot ignore the share’s chart has a RED line which goes back to the dawn of time. Perhaps we’re seeing the market pretend confidence in Brexit, perhaps there’s some sort of calibration error in our numbers. (there isn’t)

Essentially, the headline comes due to the share closing yesterday at 126.65p. And the share price uptrend (since 1997 !) is sitting at 126.565p roughly. This obviously means Centrica has regained its historical uptrend by a staggering 85/1000th of a penny. Of course, this may indeed reflect levels of confidence in the UK’s current Brexit stance – not a lot.

However, we dare not eschew such a movement. Too often, these little nudges in the right direction end up being meaningful. Thus, the immediate situation suggests any near term movement bettering 127.15 should attack an initial 130.75p. We’ve not shown this on the chart, due to scaling issues but the ambition does not come close to exceeding BLUE, the long term downtrend from 2013.  Our secondary target, should such a modest ambition be bettered, calculates at 136p and amazingly, coincides on the bottom chart with both BLUE and the fat green vertical line, representing the current date for Brexit.

If we’re cynical, there certainly seems to be a chance the price shall be permitted to drift uselessly upward until the coming appointment with the apocalypse.


In the case of Centrica, only with closure above 136p shall we dare express a hope it’s going to recover to an initial 164p. If bettered, secondary calculates at a longer term 193p. For now though, we suspect it shall continue flirting with the BLUE trend line and only show direction, if true direction is shown by Brexit.

Finally, there’s a problem at 116p. Should the price stumble below such a point, it’s probably stuffed and will head to an initial 98p. Secondary, when broken, calculates at 82p. Ultimate bottom, in the event of some really grotty news, is down at 28p.



Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:55:51PM BRENT 66.56 ‘cess
9:59:11PM GOLD 1320.03 1317.5 1315 1309 1321 1325 1330.875 1333 1321 Success
10:01:38PM FTSE 7119.61 Shambles
10:02:56PM FRANCE 5219.5
10:05:55PM GERMANY 11511.56
10:08:17PM US500 2795.17
10:10:14PM DOW 26022.6 ‘cess
10:11:54PM NASDAQ 7117.75 7041 7031 7017 7095 7126 7149 7185 7080 ‘cess
10:13:35PM JAPAN 21563
27/02/2019 FTSE Closed at 7107 points. Change of -0.62%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,954,547,036 a change of -11.97%


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