Trading

Trading Routine

I’ve done all kinds of trading and traded all kinds of systems but for the last four years I’ve been trading the same mechanical end of day futures system, taking around 500 trades a year on average. I designed the systems myself, and trading system design is my “special area of expertise” I have 3 …

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Inside Days

Which leads me to one of my favourite topics – inside days. Which form the basis of many different production systems which I’ll be exploring with you over the coming months. For both stocks, futures, crypto and FX… there are strong edges here. (If you want done-for-you, professional grade systems with black and white rules, check …

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Be A Professional Trader

Trading and investment  is a “zero sum game“, because when in the market “professionals” make money. There are “amateurs  who lose” money on the other side of the trade. This is also known as smart money and dumb money (what amateurs lose). So it is about time for you to decide, “What kind of trader you wanna be?” My …

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Price Action

We have accumulating evidence that the bear trend might either be over, or starting a multi-week pullback. Let’s look at what happens going forward and see if the evidence is consistent with that Some crucial information that you just don’t get without reading the price action. The first bar off the lows is pretty strong, …

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Exit Strategy

With trading systems the dumbest, simplest, stupidest crap often works nearly as well as complicated things. I was blown away when I found out that multi-billion dollar hedge funds use pretty simple stuff for their trading systems. Then I later realised that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. As my friend (legendary hedge fund trader you …

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Trading Station-FXCM Desktop Layout Setup for Forex Trading

FXCM Desktop Settings for Layout, Marketscope and Charts for Forex trading ; Step 1: Download FXCM Desktop application from FXCM Desktop App downloadStep 2: Install the application Step 3: Login into your account : ‘Real’ or ‘Demo paper  account’Step 4: Layout and settings: This is probably what desktop application would look like! However this is not much …

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