United Kingdom
Age 57
Trading strategy
My strategy is located at the intersection of Macro and Micro analysis and works on a top-down approach from fundamental evaluation to technical analysis. I will occasionally exploit a quick profit, however, I usually set my targets over the medium term. Stop losses are established at the outset and when one position is closed I do not look back with an "if only" attitude ...I look forward and deal with the world as it is, not as I would like it to be.
Biography
Stephen Pope is the Managing Partner of the Spotlight Group.
Divisions include: Capital, Education, Ideas and Indices.

He has worked in the world of finance since 1982 and has performed duties as a salesman, market making trader and analyst. Stephen brings this wealth of experience gained at American, British, French, and Japanese institutions to bear in his analytical work.

He has a broad base of client service having advised national agencies such as Central Banks, Government Ministries, and Sovereign Wealth Funds and from the private sector, Commercial and Investment Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Publicly Listed Corporations.

Clients have been covered in all geographic regions and time zones embracing 36 nations.

Stephen gained his BA (HONS) Economics (II.I) from the University of Warwick in 1982 and an MBA from Henley Management College in 1995.

He gained professional examination awards from AIBD/ISMA in 1988.
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  • 23h
    matsuri matsuri
    why target 46.23?
    21h
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Dear Matsuri,

    Over the past year that level is the middle ground of the trading from May to November 2016.

    It is also the 78.6% extension of...
    2h
    www.koolpips.com www.koolpips.com
    On OIl mark these Numbers and see how walks the lines . Floor 2: 46.88 Floor1 47.27 LOC 47.47 ...
  • 4d
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Of course...just hit the follow button.

    Thank you.
    4d
    al6hari al6hari
    I hope to benefit from you ... because all my experiences were a loser

    Thank you
    4d
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    All ideas are presented with the best possible intent...however, with markets nothing is assured.

    Any investment you seek to undertake has to be framed by your own liquidity...
  • 4d
    benlouro benlouro
    VERY GOOD ARTICLE and coincident with my view and philosophy of investing in the next year or so...
    4d
    Patto Patto
    Growth in the Fed's balance sheet via bond buying has driven down the term premium on US Treasuries (about 1% according to the fed). That's what is...
  • 5d
    vanita vanita
    Ohk Steve😊
    4d
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Hi there, a curious technical aspect short term bullish, then bearish and eventually bullish again.
    I am a Dollar bull...but my worry is that the Dollar has...
    4d
    vanita vanita
    Thanks Steve for valuable comment.
    Take care
  • 17 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    G20 Finance Ministers will put US under pressure. What is the truth behind Trump's trade stance?

    Glorious isolation will not the US and global economy well.

    EU fin...
  • 15 March
    Crispee Crispee
    Thanks Stephen, Certainly all valid points to consider both strategically and tactically
  • Article / 10 March 2017 at 11:00 GMT

    Draghi calls for reform, but reluctant politicians unlikely to act

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Draghi calls for reform, but reluctant politicians unlikely to act
    Mario Draghi has kept rates on hold despite an uptick in inflation, much to the frustration of German politicians who clearly miss the days of the Bundesbank deciding monetary policy. Meanwhile Draghi's reform calls are likely to fall on deaf ears. Meanwhile the euro is heading for parity with the US dollar this year.
    Read the article
    10 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Short-term technicals like the Euro...however, get to the weekly and monthly and the Dollar is favoured. I would be wary ahead of Non-Farm Payroll.

    To boost...
    10 March
    vanita vanita
    Thank-you very much Steve.
    10 March
    OROUC OROUC
    Thanks a lot Steve.. very helpfull
  • 09 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Yes...that is true.

    This was an article to answer a specific request about the Sensex.

    As you say...the way to get exposure to Indian equities on this platform ...
    10 March
    bhushan bhushan
    Really very nice on your part to share the whole analysis.Steve the success of your trades lies in your indepth knowledge and analysis.Great.
    Regards
    13 March
    ChristianK ChristianK
    It can also be bought in Singapore (SGX) under I98. Trades both in USD or SGD.
  • Squawk / 08 March 2017 at 11:52 GMT
    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Setting Profit Protections... (Not all of these positions have been presented as Trade Comments).

    SENSEX Long PP 28500
    DJII Long PP 20800
    SP500 Long PP 2350
    NASDAQ Long PP 5775
    Raytheon Long PP 153.70
    GBPUSD Short PP 1.2200
    EURUSD Shirt PP 1.0650
    Read the Squawk
    08 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    No problem...Profit Protection
    09 March
    bhushan bhushan
    hi stephen as you are long on sensex,could u please share your analysis of the same.
    Regards
    09 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Dear Bhushan,

    I usually only post one Trade View per week on this site and so do not get to cover every investment I make. That is normally...
  • 07 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    New protection set at 18.50 good till close.
    07 March
    Edgaras Edgaras
    Hi Stephen

    Your target may be reached even tomorrow, without 3 months waiting.
    It looks pretty similar to last time sugar call. Do you believe it will...
    08 March
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Profit protection activated on Tuesday evening at 18.50 to earn 2.59% on the day.
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