It was a good few weeks ago when the stock markets were coming off and everyone was worried about China and the upcoming September FOMC meeting that I first became interested in buying Chinese shares. The S&P 500 had dropped over 10% in the space of a few days and the Chinese equity markets had fallen […]
I have not made it a habit to write many personal updates on this blog. After all, who really wants to read about what I had for dinner and what I got up to at the weekend? Well maybe you do. So here’s a quick round-up of what I’ve been up to.
It was November 2008 and I was a graduate futures trader for a trading house in the UK. I’d been trading full time for only a couple of months. The credit crunch was in full force and every day presented new challenges and headaches. Until Lehman Brothers collapsed I had been doing well. Trading a […]
“What an absolute piece of junk…” “It’s mind boggling how inept this is…” “What the heck is he doing?” “It’s complete madness.”
Well after four days of solid gains, stock markets finished in the red again yesterday as the price of crude oil collapsed, dropping 2.4%. I have to admit I didn’t see oil falling as much as it has done. I’ve always been somewhat of a perma-bull when it comes to energy and the dwindling global […]