Learn how the Institutions trade (BIG BANKS) – beat them at their game

Learn how the Institutions trade to beat them at their game – BIG BANKS, HEDGE FUNDS and your broker!

This is part 7 of our series – The 10 Essential Components to Successful Trading.

Institutions mostly take a longer term trading perspective than individuals. They pay attention to fundamental news, company finances, profit and loss equations […]

Successful traders (Part 5) – Learn to accept losses as a cost of doing business

Learn to accept losses as a cost of doing business – this is the way to manage your emotions in trading.

Traders tend to get stuck in the short-term. Short-term wins giving them elation and short-term losses leaving them fearful and in despair. One of the keys to managing emotions in trading is to keep in […]

Understand the difference between trending and ranging markets 

Understand the difference between trending and ranging markets – 10 Habits of Highly Successful Traders (Part 3)

Take a look at the chart above. Is the market in a trend or a trading range? 

It is an uptrend, isn’t it?

How do we know that it is an uptrend? The market is making higher highs and higher lows 

Look […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2018-11-12T13:21:11+01:00Learn to Trade, Trading|

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, […]

2018-10-26T13:41:40+01:00Learn to Trade, Trading|

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 […]

2018-10-19T15:15:26+01:00Learn to Trade, Trading|

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 […]

2018-10-10T09:48:32+01:00Learn to Trade, Trading|

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 […]

2018-02-06T14:37:22+01:00Learn to Trade|

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