Fri Apr 20 10:05:11 CEST 2018

bp AT APPROX 466.45 bt AT APPROX 226.05 capita (at half strength)
AT APPROX 159.95 g4s AT APPROX 250.00 hammerson (at half strength)
AT APPROX 432.50 icag (at half strength)
AT APPROX 628.00 m&s AT APPROX 280.00 rbs AT APPROX 258.50 sage (at half strength)
AT APPROX 687.20 sainsbury AT APPROX 238.90 standardlife AT APPROX 366.10 vodafone AT APPROX 202.95 aaltd AT APPROX 79.74 acaciamining AT APPROX 148.80 arrowglobal AT APPROX 344.50 ashmore AT APPROX 390.20 bba AT APPROX 335.20 bca AT APPROX 156.20 boohoo AT APPROX 175.90 brewindolphin AT APPROX 344.40 browngroup AT APPROX 190.40 capitalandcounties AT APPROX 269.20 cybg AT APPROX 305.20 dominos AT APPROX 326.30 eigroup AT APPROX 120.00 esure AT APPROX 227.00 firstgroup AT APPROX 82.15 greencore AT APPROX 129.20 hastings AT APPROX 264.20 hochschild AT APPROX 206.70 inmarsat AT APPROX 394.00 intuproperties AT APPROX 214.50 ipgroup AT APPROX 110.40 iwg AT APPROX 232.40 johnlainggroup AT APPROX 259.80 mangroup AT APPROX 171.10 meggit AT APPROX 451.50 moneysupermarket AT APPROX 283.00 nostrum AT APPROX 290.50 patisserieholdings AT APPROX 368.00 purplebricks AT APPROX 364.20 pzcussons AT APPROX 220.40 rankgroup AT APPROX 217.00 rentokil AT APPROX 272.60 rotork AT APPROX 275.80 sig AT APPROX 137.40 south32 AT APPROX 187.80 spirehealth AT APPROX 218.40 stagecoachgroup AT APPROX 140.90 sthree AT APPROX 350.00 stmodwen AT APPROX 383.60 stobart AT APPROX 235.00 stockspirits AT APPROX 265.44 talktalk AT APPROX 109.10 trproperty AT APPROX 377.90 tullow AT APPROX 180.20 tyman AT APPROX 296.50 vectura AT APPROX 78.60 virginmoney AT APPROX 262.56


The rules I use for applying those 'triggers'...

  • I trade using 'financial spread betting'; a rule I agree with is that the size of loss I anticipate, ie the size of my guaranteed stop loss, the distance, should represent 1% to 5% of my overall treasury and no higher, at all at all at all.

  • I buy with a guaranteed stop loss of 40 points below the buy price (or 80 points if it's a bigger item and says 'at half strength') and a limit of 20 points above the buy price (in both cases I just round the buy price down after the decimal point to .0) or 40 points above it for trades marked 'at half strength'.

  • For 'at half strength' trades I trade, therefore, half as many pounds per point as the other ones.

  • I pool risk and speed up the process by opening as many as possible, but the sum total of the guaranteed stop distance of all open trades ought really to stay under 30% of my treasury, and without a doubt I do not ever let it go above 50%.

  • In the event that my entire pool suddenly or slowly grinds to stops and I lose them all, I cease trading for 12 months and treat the loss as a signal of either a crash or a very bad downturn to avoid.

  • author: Claro K Si

    Warning: this is not trading advice; the predictions given are the opinions of the author; the risky burden of attempting to copy those trades but failing due to erroneous behaviour is entirely on your shoulders; be aware that if you trade on financial markets, for example using financial spread betting tools, prices go both ways, losses can be heavy, particularly if you do not pay attention to what you're doing and fail to completely understand the platform and its characteristics properly; seek professional advice if you are a beginner looking to learn how to use such tools; also be aware that a very high percentage of users of such sites are alleged to lose in the longterm; also note that this distribution of success reflects to some extent the broader reality of the financial markets, particularly across a 'long' period of time such as one or two decades.