Archive | March, 2010

Monday 8/3/10 – Fighting Back on the EURJPY – +17

March 8, 2010

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Overall last week was a positive one….though I’m starting to investigate my reasons for trading the first week of the month.  More on that another time.  This morning has been an interesting one.  I started with some standard early morning breakouts on Cable and EURJPY, both went long and  both went positive…..before falling back and […]

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The Exciting Life of a Trader…..

March 5, 2010

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NOT! The last 2 days have been exceedingly boring (tradingwise) as perhaps the market prepares itself for NFP day today. So whilst the market does nothing I have watched all 12 episodes of season 4 of Dexter – I love that program and OMG what a shocker at the end. Absolutely fabulous! It always help […]

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What type of Trader are you? Growth vs Income

March 4, 2010

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So the next chapter in my occasional series about ‘What type of Trader are you?’ focuses on whether you are trading for Growth or Income. Most  standard Investment strategies offer you the route of either looking for Capital Growth on your investment or a stream of Income.  It doesn’t matter whether you’re investing in Mutual […]

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20 / 20 Hindsight Trading – a not so wonderful thing

March 3, 2010

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(Caption reads: Hindsight.  Those really were the droids you were looking for.) How many times have you looked at a chart or a trade and gone through the Woulda / Coulda / Shoulda exercise?  Come on, be honest.   “Ohh if only I’d bought there….” “Ohh if only I’d have gotten out there I would have avoided […]

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2 March 2010 – A Funny thing happened this morning…..

March 3, 2010

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It’s been a pretty cool trading day today. Not one of those range busting pip days we have been seeing recently but a lot more of the ebb and flow that I like to trade. Chatting to Paul on Skype this morning both of us were looking to see what was on offer. Funny thing […]

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1 March 2010 – Where is the time going and where have I been?

March 1, 2010

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Hi Everyone, Wow month 3 of 2010 and this is my first post of the new year. I have been trading folks. As well as moving my office, sorting out broadband connections ( I am now getting 7 meg down my phone line whereas my previous provider could only give me 0.5 meg!!!!! AND they […]

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1/3/10 GBPUSD Early Breakout – +45

March 1, 2010

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Had an interesting (meaning profitable) end to last week which I’ll write about later this week. So new week and new month.  I was lucky enough to start this month like I finished last one with some nice profit. Cable set up nicely with an early breakout opportunity so the trade was set on my platform. […]

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