Trend Scores Explained

Our Trend Score is calculated from a variety of proprietary technical indicators to produce a number from 100 to -100. It enables our analysts to categorise the type of trade or action highlighted. These fit into 4 main categories: medium term uptrend (100 to 50),...

Want to know who’s shorting what?

I recently highlighted in our bond of the week on Provident Financial that Lansdowne Partners has a large short position in the company. A few have asked since what is a good source for finding information on large short positions. If you don’t have access to...

Rallies cannot exist in a vacuum

I wasn’t much for science at school; I was more naturally drawn to languages. Put me in a language lab with a conversation that needed holding and I would have been happy. Science was too formulaic for a young me; a recipe with nothing to eat at the end. Many...

As Putin softens stance, so do havens

The gradual, but continual, tempering of tensions around the situation in Ukraine is allowing risky assets to continue their broad relief rally this morning. Equities have twisted higher across the board with investors fuelling their bets by selling out of the havens...