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Adopt habits from successful traders – Parts 9&10

Adopt habits from successful traders – Parts 9&10

9. Learn how to backtest your trading system effectively

Backtesting means extensive testing of all aspects of a trading system over a long period of time. 

Day Traders – Go back over 100,000 price periods on your chosen timeframe. For a 1 minute chart, this equates to about […]

Adopt habits from successful traders – Parts 9&102019-04-16T15:15:25+01:00

Successful traders Part 8 – Keep accurate and detailed records of your trades

We are already on to component number eight to successful trading. Successful traders Part 8 – Keep accurate and detailed records of your trades.

This is the eighth habit of highly successful traders. 

We are going to keep it simple today. 

My message today (meant with the best possible intention), is: “Keep paper/digital records of every […]

Successful traders Part 8 – Keep accurate and detailed records of your trades2019-02-14T14:27:30+01:00

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 […]

Learn how the Institutions trade (BIG BANKS) – beat them at their game2019-02-04T15:32:53+01:00

Understand what value is in the context of trading – read the bigger picture to measure buying and selling pressure (Successful Traders P6)

The key to understanding price charts is to think in terms of buyers and sellers. Let’s begin to understand what VALUE is in the context of trading – read the bigger picture in order to measure buying and selling pressure

When is a good time to buy anything? When the price is low, right? When is […]

Understand what value is in the context of trading – read the bigger picture to measure buying and selling pressure (Successful Traders P6)2019-01-22T15:27:39+01:00

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 […]

Successful traders (Part 5) – Learn to accept losses as a cost of doing business2019-01-18T20:37:09+01:00

You must manage your risk and your trading account carefully (Part 4 – Habits of Highly Successful Traders)

One of the hidden challenges in trading is that in order to trade profitably you must be able to find trades where you can sensibly manage your risk (potential losses).

This may seem like a dull subject to you but if you don’t manage your risk properly then you will never be profitable in the long […]

You must manage your risk and your trading account carefully (Part 4 – Habits of Highly Successful Traders)2019-01-18T20:37:57+01:00

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 […]

Understand the difference between trending and ranging markets 2019-01-18T20:39:22+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

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
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