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Head & Shoulders chart patterns on the DAX | April 2017

Head & Shoulders chart patterns show up at the tops and bottoms of price swings and are common on most markets. Here are four Head and Shoulders patterns on the DAX that have dominated trading over the last few days. When a market is in a medium term trading range as the DAX is at the [...]

A process for persuasion and influence – Stage 4 – Timing

We are at stage 4 now in the process of Persuading and Influencing and it is time to be direct and to go for the close. The time is right now. Let’s review the first three stages briefly. We are in rapport - Stage 1. We have asked questions and handled any immediate objections - [...]

2017-03-31T10:31:30+00:00 NLP Training, Sales Training|

Trading Secrets – Don’t believe what you see, get to understand the rules of the game

In the last part of this trading secrets programme we discussed how our perceptions are a brain creation, a representation of reality and not reality itself. The reality in trading is that whichever market that you are trading, and at any point you never know for certain which way it will turn next. You may [...]

2017-03-31T10:01:11+00:00 Trading|

Pullback reversal on EURUSD | 24th March 2017

A pullback reversal happens when a market breaks out of a zone or range, pulls back to the range and then reverses, thus confirming the breakout. We are going to look at a good example from the EUR/USD currency pair market. The chart above is a 5 minute chart and it has three moving average [...]

What is in it for me? Persuading and Influencing – Stage 3

Stage 3 - What is in it for me? Persuading & Influencing In this Stage 3 of Persuading and Influencing we are going to present our reasons for someone to go ahead with our suggestion. In sales this would be the stage where we demonstrate and present our product or service. In leading and managing [...]

2017-05-08T10:54:27+00:00 NLP Training, Sales Training|

Big bear breakout & trend on the DAX | 21st March 2017

Today we are going to examine a big bear breakout and trend on the DAX. Most of the time recently the DAX has been in a trading range. It is very tricky making money when the market is in a trading range if you are using a strategy that relies on momentum. Reversal and countertrend [...]

Bear Breakout trade on the DAX | 20th March 2017

In a fairly quiet morning of day trading on the DAX the pick of the trades was a lovely quick breakout trade. This trade netted a beautiful 20 points in just two minutes. This was a textbook breakout on the German DAX market and so serves as a good trade to discuss so that you [...]

Overcoming objections – how to persuade and gain influence

Persuasion & Influence Stage 2 - Handling and overcoming objections In the first part of this series we introduced a four stage process for persuasion and gaining influence. We talked about the importance of being in a position to influence and how to get into that position using a process of gaining rapport (from NLP). Having got [...]

Breakout on the GBP/USD Forex pair – trading focus 3rd March 2017

The markets produced another lovely breakout trade on the GBPUSD forex pair today. It was almost a textbook breakout so it is worth highlighting and discussing. Trading doesn't have to take all day. This is one of the beauties of trading. Trading is about seeing opportunities when they develop and taking trades with a good traders [...]