Thursday, 8 December 2011

Golden Arrows

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The lead up to Christmas always gets me looking forward to new challenges but before I can switch my attention to what lies ahead, there's the traditional delve into the PDC World Darts Championship.
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I've a soft spot for this competition as over the years it's remained a constant in my trading calendar and as a result I've witnessed many matches where the impossible seems to have happened. Great entertainment, and with the crowds joining in with the festivities it always puts me in a good mood.  
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With this outlook fresh my mind, I decided to scan my hard drive this week for recordings I made a couple of years ago that helped me analyse and improve my performance in the markets.  Luckily enough I came across the following video of a match between Co Stompe and Mark Dudbridge.  If I remember correctly this snippet is from the first set where I was expecting a 'swing trade' opportunity to present itself and sure enough it came along.  I've decided to share it as if you've ever fancied taking a look at the Darts doing this sort of thing is a good way to start.  It's a very quick in-play sport so you need an idea of what you're going to do before you get involved, but if you're patient and remain disciplined there can be lots of money to be made.
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Other news......Nic had an unplanned scan yesterday as part of her 38 week check-up.  We were in for a shock!  Not a bad one this time, but it appears that our little princess has turned into a little prince!  Crikey - wasn't expecting that, but fortunately we don't have to redecorate, just swap pinks for blues.
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Hopefully all goes well on the big day....anytime now.....
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Mark Iverson said...

Thanks Andrew, but it's not something I would consider at the moment.

All the best,

Mark

Loocie said...

Hi Mark,

did you trade the Cash Converters Players Championship last weekend?
I wanted to try my new strategy for darts, but there was no liquidity. I expected more money in the market.
Btw, funny to read about your little prince.
All the best for you and your family.

Cheers, Loocie

Mark Iverson said...

Hi loocie,

No I didn't. In my opinion the only 3 Darts tournaments now worth trading are the PDC World Championships (December), the BDO World Championships and the Premier League which runs from February to May.

Others like the World Matchplay (July) have gone downhill a bit recently so I now only stick to the big ones.

Thanks for the best wishes and have a great Christmas!

Mark