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An unexpected pleasure at the Tate Liverpool

April 4, 2018

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Hello Traders, Yeah I know I haven’t posted as much as I normally do – shock horror – I’ve been busy trading these glorious markets. However now and then I do get away from the desk and indulge in normal people’s behaviour. And so last Thursday I found myself in Liverpool for the day and […]

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My rambling review of 2017 (mostly my screw-ups)

January 12, 2018

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“Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again too few to mention…” so sang the late great Frank Sinatra. Whilst an undoubtedly great song I have always struggled with that line. You see I’ve never understood people who say “I have no regrets….” for when I look back at my life I have plenty of […]

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The Emperor writes: How should you be?

August 14, 2017

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  (For those of you not aware, this is the magnificent Durdle Door on Dorset’s Jurassic Coastline. The reason for the photo will become apparent later on in this piece.) Hello Traders….well that was an interesting start to August. Hopefully now everyone is flat and sunning themselves away from markets. Or crying into their beer. […]

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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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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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Why do we manage our own funds? Delightfully explained by SouthPark

February 3, 2015

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After the other days piece: How did these chumps raise £5.5 miliion !?! I saw a friends link which I thought I’d share with you. After a tough trading day it might be easier to ask ourselves why do we bother with trading? Why do we bother to put in all the graft and all […]

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How did these pair of chumps manage to raise £5.5 million??

February 2, 2015

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I was reading this tale of woe in my headlines at the weekend. I remember this incident and chump. What I didn’t realise is that I had a weak connection to them. When I saw the initial media posts a good few years back about how a private trader had spent £200,000 on champagne on […]

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5/12/2014: 2 Quick Post NFP Trades: +5 pips – Why even bother? (video 2m52)

December 5, 2014

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I usually am not even at my desk on the afternoon of NFP day.  I see all the Financial media and Twitter-sphere working themselves into a frenzy over the NFP number and quite frankly I can’t be arsed with it!  I’m not a massive fan of trading NFP – certainly not putting orders in front […]

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Paul on TipTV talking about the London Traders Network and the benefits of socialising

November 24, 2014

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I’ve been a very busy boy these last few weeks with travelling and presenting so apologies for the lack of market updates. I’ll get back into the swing of that this week. In the meantime you can amuse yourself by watching my recent appearance on TipTV.co.uk talking about trading and the London Traders Network. I’ve […]

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Eight Trading Rules I wish I’d known when I started trading – Bullbearings Article

August 6, 2014

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I’ve recently restarted writing articles for Bullbearings and last week they published one of them. It was about my recent presentation at the Forex Trading Conference.  I had to try to fit in 15 years of experiences into 30 minutes!  Anyway you can read the article here: Eight trading rules I wish Id known when […]

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