Educations

How do you think about turning your forex trading failures into successes?

How do you think about turning your forex trading failures into successes?

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How you react can make a big difference Each forex trade is an experiment that can lead to a failure/loss.  Many new traders are not used to failing as many times as will happen in trading forex. That's tough to take for many. How traders think about trading failures can make a difference in the…
Trump targeting China is no coincidence, and no passing fad

Trump targeting China is no coincidence, and no passing fad

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What's the strategy and what does it mean I don't think it's a coincidence that the acceleration in equity market declines started on October 4. The heavy selling started almost immediately after Pence delivered his comments at 11 am ET. "As President Trump said just this week, in his words, 'We rebuilt China' over the…
Of all the Chinese statistics, this one is the most mind-blowing

Of all the Chinese statistics, this one is the most mind-blowing

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Not just China's economic growth In the past 17 years, China's GDP has grown nine-fold. That's impressive. But what's truly mind blowing is that buying the Shanghai Composite equity index 17 years ago and forgetting about it would have been one of the worst things you could possibly do. From 2000 to today, the index…
Video: Why the old FX playbook doesn’t work

Video: Why the old FX playbook doesn't work

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HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial investment; do…
NY Fed Q3 GDP tracker edges lower

NY Fed Q3 GDP tracker edges lower

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HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial investment; do…
How to take your trading to the next level

How to take your trading to the next level

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Climbing the path of improvement All of us want to keep improving in our trading, so how can we keep continuously developing? We achieve this by building on our strengths and working on or around our weaknesses.   The first thing to do is to be brutally honest with yourself and review these key areas:…
How to develop a strong trading mindset

How to develop a strong trading mindset

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A strong frame of mind We have already established that trading is stressful (as if we needed persuading), so now let's look at some strategies for helping us to deal with stress. We all need stress to motivate us, so we don't want to avoid all stress. We just want to be able to cope well with…
No one was born to win. It’s all a matter of technique

No one was born to win. It's all a matter of technique

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Winning and Losing in the Markets How do you handle the stress of trading? Have you ever felt like throwing your computer out of the window with a losing trade? Or have you ever felt the elation of a winning trade that's run and run? Woohoo , Warren Buffet watch out, here I come. And then you…
How to develop the right frame of mind for trading 

How to develop the right frame of mind for trading 

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How do you make trading decisions? Scenario 1  Imagine you have £10000. You can keep it or take a chance. The chance is to flip a coin and if you choose the right side of the coin you win double; £20000. Choose the wrong side of the coin and you lose the £10000. What would…
Lessons for traders courtesy of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Lessons for traders courtesy of Amazon's Jeff Bezos

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Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world.  Can his lessons for business, work for you in your trading? On September 19th, 2018, Jeff Bezos gave a somewhat rare interview at the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference.  Although his comments were from his experience from running Amazon and his space company Blue…