FTSE 100: Locked in months of gains and now short This morning at the London 9am market open, we closed our long UK stocks trade (FTSE 1OO Index) which has...

Daniel Weston

Aimed Capital

FTSE 100: Locked in months of gains and now short This morning at the London 9am market open, we closed our long UK stocks trade (FTSE 1OO Index) which has lasted over nine months. It has been a profitable trade and effective hedge to our Oil short which has rebounded in the past weeks. For 2015 so far, the FTSE 100 is up just over 5% as we sold our position and locked in all of the past nine months gains. Our economic data models signals for growth in Great Britain's (GB) economy has run out of steam. The strength in the data has just ended and the trend is now pointing lower. As can be seen in the chart below, our model has just triggered the point where our leading growth indicator has crossed below our longer term growth forecasts. Prompting our new bearish view. Read more... (VIEW LINK)


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Aimed Capital

Running the Aimed Global Alpha - Macro Hedge Fund. Aussie. Trader. Investor. Coder. Cricketer. Skier. Surfer. Flyer. www.aimedcapital.com

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