Trends and Targets for 12/03/2018

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FTSE OVERVIEW (FTSE:UKX) Last week, the FTSE did the sort of thing most folk associate with "magic", essentially the nonsense trick where someone shuffles upended cups with a coin under one of them. We've opted to draw two conclusions from this particular movement.

Firstly, the obvious one being the uptrend since the Brexit Vote cannot now be trusted. This solid line proved, for just a few short hours, the market does not regard it as 'gospel' and thus, any future break is liable to prove the harbinger of calamity. (Note: this is one of these articles worth printing and sticking on the wall) At time of writing, this historical uptrend in RED is at roughly 7137.784 points, climbing at a rate of 2 points per day.

Secondly, the less obvious conclusion to be drawn is the market does not actually wish the FTSE to drop down toward 6,800 points just yet. We can have little doubt weakness below the RED line on the chart will, next time, signal travel to our drop target commencing. And if past experience with the recent 'fake' drop is anything to go by, once triggered it will probably come rather fast.

There's now a bit of a problem in attempting to define just what the FTSE must do if it intends trash our drop expectations. The headline figure is defined by the unbroken BLUE line on the chart. This currently lurks at 7436 and, if bettered, provides final confirmation our thoughts on a drop are the stuff of political promises. And then, there's the 'Dashed Blue' line which resides at 7365 points as moves above this particular trend should give early warning recovery is probably real.

Finally, there's the 'Dotted Blue' line which today - Monday - is at 7303 points. If this line is bettered, it simply advises the immediate rate of descent has eased.

Actually, there's a little more to it than that. Movement now above 7303 is supposed generate 7415 points initially. This is fairly key, due to a peculiar logic demanding anything above 7415 telling us bottom is 'in' and we should brace ourselves for continued recovery toward 7533 points.

We are not confident of recovery, if only due to the somewhat forced reversals inflicted on the market during January & February. At times, it almost felt like someone had a cunning plan...

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SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. 'CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today's updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.


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Section One - Outlook Updated Today. Click here for Section Two - Outlook Remains Valid shares

The Arrow icons refer to expected Big Picture direction. No Arrow, No clue!

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Updated charts published on : Aviva, Genel, British Airways, International Personal Finance, Marks and Spencer, Sirius Mins, Taylor Wimpey, Zoldav,

LSE:AV.LSE:AV. Aviva. Close Mid-Price: 519.4 Percentage Change: + 2.12% Day High: 521.4 Day Low: 508.2

Despite an apparently encouraging surge, Aviva still has not regained the ........

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LSE:GENLLSE:GENL Genel. Close Mid-Price: 138 Percentage Change: + 0.88% Day High: 140 Day Low: 135.4

Now above 140 and the potential of a visit to 142 still seems viable with ........

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LSE:IAG British Airways Close Mid-Price: 624 Percentage Change: -0.79% Day High: 630 Day Low: 614.6

This is showing early signs of perhaps escaping its doom. While below 585 ........

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LSE:IPFLSE:IPF International Personal Finance. Close Mid-Price: 234.2 Percentage Change: + 0.43% Day High: 237.8 Day Low: 230

Now above 238 and we remain looking for 254 next with secondary now at 261 ........

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LSE:MKS Marks and Spencer Close Mid-Price: 277.7 Percentage Change: -0.32% Day High: 279.5 Day Low: 274.3

Now below 274 and a discount to 272p looks likely if wanting to catch a pr ........

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LSE:SXXLSE:SXX Sirius Mins. Close Mid-Price: 29.7 Percentage Change: + 4.50% Day High: 29.78 Day Low: 28.4

Now above 30p and the situation of travel toward an initial 31.25 makes se ........

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LSE:TW.LSE:TW. Taylor Wimpey. Close Mid-Price: 188.1 Percentage Change: + 0.27% Day High: 188.9 Day Low: 187.25

At risk of providing clickbait temptation, about 189p is now supposed to g ........

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LSE:ZOL Zoldav Close Mid-Price: 23 Percentage Change: -6.12% Day High: 24.5 Day Low: 23

There appears to be some fake reversal coming here as below 23p suggests m ........

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*** End of "Updated Today" comments on shares. Listed below are those where commentary remains valid.

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