Archive | January, 2016

21/1 – MT4 programming needs?

January 26, 2016

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Originally posted on Trick or Trade:
This purpose of this post is to tell you about a trader friend of mine who has a lot of MT4 programming skills.  [To the “uninitiated” – MT4 is a very popular trading platform among retail traders and is offered by the majority of retail brokers].  Wayne is rather skilled with MT4,…

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20/01/2016 – Tough headwinds for the GBP

January 20, 2016

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Fellow traders, I was on TipTV this morning (Wednesday) talking about the pain being felt in Sterling. You can watch it here: http://www.tiptv.co.uk/finance/gbp-pain-tough-year-for-sterling-ahead/ I thought I’d write a post and add some charts about the situation. I talked about the monthly GBPUSD chart and how the monthly close of January 2002 was at 1.4105…and how […]

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The FT’s Martin Wolf on his views for 2016

January 20, 2016

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Here’s a link worth watching: The FT’s Martin Wolf gives his views on the world as part of his appearance at Kilkenomics. It’s well worth a watch – I tend to agree with a lot of his views. https://woodfordfunds.com/insight/martin-wolf-global-challenges/   It’s going to be an interesting year. Tin hats everybody!  

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11/1 – Fantastic books and YouTube videos on the financial markets

January 14, 2016

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Source: 11/1 – Fantastic books and YouTube videos on the financial markets   A good selection of books by George. I too found flash-boys a great education about the antics of HFT boys (and the banks as well). Michael Lewis is a very good writer. If you want to read some fiction that also covers […]

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13/01/2016: Early Morning DAX Joy with the Wallachie Fan

January 13, 2016

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Morning all, Just a quick DAX trade this morning – just a nice simple set-up using the Domino Candle set-up from the Wallachie Fan method of trading.   After the torrid start to the year that the Indices have seen we’ve actually had bullish Daily closes the last two days. We then had some good news out […]

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09/01/2016: 2016 Views part 2: Ch-Ch-Changes

January 12, 2016

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Well that was quite a start to the New Year wasn’t it? I’ll blog about that separately. I said I would go through some of my thoughts on last year and plans for this year. Part 2 Method: 2015 Learning points: FX:  STAM worked well: Kept me long dollar all year Kept me short the […]

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6/1/2016 Gold and North Korea: Respect my authoritah!

January 6, 2016

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After the shenanigans at the start of December (does it seem like a lifetime ago? It does to me.) I saw a couple of Engulfing Candles on the weekly charts for a few interesting instruments (EURUSD, DXI, GOLD amongst others). So I had a No-Touch Option position placed beneath the lows of Gold at $1043 […]

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4th Jan 2016 – Welcome to 2016: Reasons to be cheerful: Part 1

January 4, 2016

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Happy New Year to all my readers (yes, the two of you!) I trust you all enjoyed your holiday season and over-indulged in merriment with family, friends and loved ones. As for myself I shut down my trading for most of the last couple of weeks of 2015 (apart from a few long term option […]

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2015

January 3, 2016

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Originally posted on Zohar Trading:
Hi all, hope everyone had a nice celebration for new years. So lets start off with the good news, look below to see how the world markets performed this year. This chart is not correct as it excludes the real star performer. The definition of a developed market economy is…

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