Imagine… you’ve learned to swing a golf club. You can strike the ball pretty good. 7 times out of 10 it even goes in the approximate direction you wanted. ‘Great stuff,’ you tell yourself. ‘Time to pack my bags and join the professionals on the PGA tour’ What…? Don’t you think it’d be a bit […]
Not to be mixed up with the Long Good Friday starring the late Bob Hoskins who I am beginning to resemble. This week has mostly been spent dreading my annual visit to Thai immigration to get my visa. The last time I went, it took 13 hours. Yesterday’s Long Bad Thursday was not quite as […]
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I hope you had an excellent Christmas and New Year celebrations. With lockdown biting in the UK, will horse racing and other sports continue to be played? It looks as if tennis will be continuing as normal with a series of tournaments preluding the Australian Open on 8th February 2021. If these tournaments are set […]
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A question arrives from a TN reader: ‘Aren’t you contradicting yourself when you’re dissing off the peg “forex systems” at the very same time you’re promoting the use of them?’ It’s a fair point and one that probably needs a bit of explanation. My outlook can be stated like this: -> System = closed-book, inflexible […]
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Our lives are ruled by cycles. The annual cycle of the Earth circling around the Sun… The cycle of the Moon… The monthly cycle of your salary landing in your bank – hooray! And then watching it go whizzing out again as the cycle of direct debits and standing orders kick in – boo! The […]
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I thought I would look this week at whether there are any long term trends we can use for the race meetings on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Boxing Day – 26th December 18, 2020 Here are some of the key stats which caught my eye, over the last 10 years. All stats refer […]
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Remember Nav Sarao… The otherwise unassuming 36 year old trader operating from his parent’s house in the London suburbs who was scooped up and arrested back in 2015? They blamed him for single-handedly causing the 2010 ‘flash crash’ in the US equities markets which wiped £570 billion from the value of US companies inside 5 […]
2 weeks to go til Christmas Day. We have a bumper set of race meetings over the Christmas Period. I will be looking at the Boxing Day race meetings, at Wetherby, Wincanton, Kempton and Wolverhampton. The 27th December is highlighted by the Welsh Grand National meeting at Chepstow and a continuation of Kempton’s meeting. The […]
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