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All traders must look for Context, Content and Confluence – Do the Duck Test

All traders must look for Context, Content and Confluence – Do the Duck Test. This is the second essential component to successful trading.

Beginners tend to learn certain candlestick patterns or a chart pattern or an indicator behaviour and think that they can just look out for it to appear on their chart, take their trades […]

All traders must look for Context, Content and Confluence – Do the Duck Test2018-12-27T10:05:12+01:00

Learn to Trade the Markets – The 10 essential components to becoming a successful trader (including the missing links)


Day Trading – Discover your missing pieces

Profitable traders have a recipe for success and in this series I am going to talk you through all the ingredients (components) that you need to incorporate into your learning, your trading strategies, and your life outside of trading in order to give yourself the best possible chance […]

Learn to Trade the Markets – The 10 essential components to becoming a successful trader (including the missing links)2018-12-22T14:52:38+01:00

The four parts to personality – where do they come from?

In my childhood one of the things that I remember was the significant amount of order in our household.  On Mondays certain things happened, on Tuesdays certain things happened, on Weds certain things happened.  I knew what we were going to have for tea on Thursday. It was gammon and mash night, on […]

The four parts to personality – where do they come from?2020-05-05T10:31:02+01:00

Trading with automatic trading systems – feel the freedom

In September 2018 I went live with my automatic trading system. I had designed a system that would take trades for me with real money on a live market. This was a real stretch for freedom for me. Would it be possible to trade hands-free and allow my (fairly simple) self-designed algorithm to make […]

Trading with automatic trading systems – feel the freedom2018-11-12T13:21:11+01:00

Day Trading with a self-designed robot

We are about to enter week 4 of my project – day trading with a self-designed robot. I am so excited about the future of this automated trading system, I can’t tell you!

Whilst I have been live trading with this automatic system I am up 56 points so far. I have had just six positive, […]

Day Trading with a self-designed robot2018-10-26T13:41:40+01:00

Automatic trading using my own algorithm

Day trading using my own algorithm and automatic system – Week 3

Having been trading successfully for several years I spent several months designing a trading algorithm that would replicate the type of trades that I have been used to taking manually. Having come up with something approaching what I was looking for I backtested the […]

Automatic trading using my own algorithm2018-10-19T15:15:26+01:00

Trading with an automatic system – automated day trading

Week 2 of automated day trading on a self-designed system

You can see in the chart above that since the first week of trading with my automated day trading system the system has performed well. We have had 10 green days out of a total of 16 trading days.  You will also note that the […]

Trading with an automatic system – automated day trading2018-10-16T09:11:10+01:00

Trading with an automated system – Using IG and ProRealTime (Live Trading Week 1)

Living the dream – let the algorithms do the work

For the last few months I have been excitedly working on a number of automated trading systems, basically algorithms that allow a computer system to take my trades for me.

The idea is that I provide the computer software, provided by my broker, with an intricately woven code […]

Trading with an automated system – Using IG and ProRealTime (Live Trading Week 1)2018-10-10T09:48:32+01:00

Why do beginner traders lose? Trading your system – Stick to the process

Why do beginner traders lose? Well, one of the things that I noticed about top traders when I was studying them is that they decide conclusively what their system is and they stick to it no matter what. 

Do what the expert traders do

Some top traders only trade one particular setup. This setup gives them […]

Why do beginner traders lose? Trading your system – Stick to the process2018-05-17T12:52:12+01:00

An introduction to trading – Learn to trade the markets

Are you ready to challenge yourself in the markets?

 

Your introduction to trading – Learn to trade the markets. For over 160 years stock & commodity markets have been offering traders the opportunity to win or lose a fortune in an instant.

Once the sole domain of the institutional traders and super rich battling it […]

An introduction to trading – Learn to trade the markets2018-02-06T14:37:22+01:00
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