Monday, April 16

FTSE up and looking good for further gains

Online Stock Trading - FTSE Up

FTSE up 34 and rising after the strong economic figures out from the US at 13:30.

Retail sales +0.7 a bit better than expected there were also huge revisions to last month's figures 0.5 v 0.1

Empire State Manufacturing 3.8 (April) v 1.85 (March)

BMY is up 6.5% today - pity I didn't buy them on Friday when I was thinking about it :-( Harry Potter - maybe they'll drop back a bit