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NZDUSD Update – the power of the 73 handle

February 21, 2017

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Yes, I know I haven’t been as prolific recently with my posts, so here’s a quick one on NZDUSD. I was bullish on NZDUSD for 2016 – up until the weekly head and shoulders pattern set-up. The 0.73 level provided significant resistance as part of that H&S pattern, and price fell away from 73 down […]

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13th/1/2017 The affair between Peso, Trump and Loonie

January 13, 2017

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Happy New Year Traders, Well its fair to say that we’ve started 2017 in the same vein as we left 2016 – fake news, childish behaviour, global rumpus and market volatility…..and that’s just from the supposed adults. There are plenty of great tales to talk about at the moment but lets start with a simple, […]

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22/11/2016 – The Yen Party is well and truly over

November 23, 2016

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Hello traders, As most of you will know, when it comes to long-term trading I like to by strength and sell weakness. Therefore about a year ago I stated that I thought that 2016 would be the ‘year of the Yen’ as I felt that it would a) be a volatile year and b) the […]

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2nd November USD/MXN: Nature Abhors A Vacuum

November 2, 2016

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Hello traders, Well this US election is starting to get a bit tasty isn’t it? Up until a week ago it looked like a complete white-wash (I use that word lightly) for the Clinton Campaign. However after last Fridays revelation that the FBI were re-opening their investigation into her improper use of a personal email […]

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17/10/2016 – The relevance of USDMXN to US elections for a complete beginner

October 17, 2016

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Hey there, I wrote a piece a few weeks back on using the USDMXN rate as a proxy for the US elections. Someone asked for more insight so here’s a piece aimed at the beginner trader to give some further detail about why we’re watching it. So here’s a view of the US election via […]

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Part 1 – On building capacity as a trader

October 12, 2016

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Hello traders, You only have to google ‘Trading Psychology’ these days to find thousands of articles talking about the importance of Trading psychology to the make-up of a successful trader. For new traders reading this I always talk about viewing traders through the prism of the 4M’s of Trading: (understanding) Markets (your trading) Method Money (management) […]

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28th September – don’t trade on your birthday!

September 28, 2016

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Today is my birthday. I never trade on my birthday. And I suggest you do the same. What’s the point? You’re a trader and unless you’re working for an institution my suggestion is to take the day off. There’s nothing worse than waking up on your birthday in a good mood (which you should do […]

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27th September – Following the US Presidential Elections through the medium of USDMXN

September 27, 2016

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Hello traders, Yes I know I have been less prolific over these summer months – I have, as my good friend told me, been ‘working like a one-armed bricklayer in Aleppo’. Make of that what you will. Anyway, here’s a big picture view that maybe of interest to some. Post Brexit the next big event […]

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19/09/2016 – Don’t panic, I am alive! (And a trading podcast for you)

September 19, 2016

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Hello traders, Apologies for my lack of posts the last couple of months – I have not been slacking – quite the opposite in fact. I have been basically working 6 days a week for the last 4 months to keep up with commitments. Normally I take most of August off and head back to […]

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2nd September: NFP Live Trading Day

August 10, 2016

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When we asked attendees of the London Traders Network and the London Traders Forum what they wanted there was plenty of interest in a live trading day. So here it is! Put Friday 2nd September in your diary for our Live Trading Day. https://summer2016londonlivetradingday.eventbrite.com Furthermore we’ll be able to introduce my friend and trading colleague […]

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