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Developing Longer Term Trading Ability

May 13, 2017

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Fellow Traders   Some of you may know that I’ve been running a trading project to help Veterans re-train and give them a start in Financial markets. The longer-term plan will be to help young guys and girls who’ve been injured in recent conflicts by providing them with an opportunity to do something new and […]

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13/3: Sterling Coil and a busy week ahead

March 13, 2017

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Hello Traders, Back to charts, markets and trading. It’s going to be a busy and eventful week – lets have a look at the coil going on in Sterling. I don’t suppose its a surprise to see a coil happening in some Sterling products as everyone waits to see Theresa May pull the Article 50 […]

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8th March: Post Budget Heads-Up: FTSE

March 8, 2017

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Traders, Just a quick note. Its been UK budget day and the FTSE chart is now showing a bullish flag forming on both 4 hour and Daily charts. Enjoy.

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25/07/2016 – A brief insight into Hedge Fund Recruitment

July 25, 2016

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Here’s some insight into the world of Hedge Fund recruitment courtesy of CNBC.   In the old days the Hedge funds would often just steal the best talent working at banks. However with Banks trading floors collapsing in size and they divesting themselves of proprietary trading operations it means the pool of talent has decreased significantly. […]

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Reminiscences, and the value of volunteering

May 23, 2016

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https://www.leonardcheshire.org/about-us/history Fellow Trader, please indulge me the first few paragraphs about history and my own life – I assure you there is a point and a relevance to traders. Yesterday, I was reading the link above about it being the 68th anniversary of the beginnings of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity. So what would that […]

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Process, Process, Process -And on building your Inner Coach

April 20, 2016

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  Sorry I’ve not posted for a while – it’s been a busy 4-6 weeks and I’ve had a lot on. To be fair I post quick pieces on the Veterans Trader Project FB page – if you want to join it then drop me a line and let me know. Anyway back to trading. I […]

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The London Traders Forum: Saturday 16th April

March 16, 2016

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Fellow Trader, Several years ago we used to run the London Traders Forum (LTF), now that I am back in the UK it’s time for the LTF to be re-born! So please put the following date in your diary for the Spring 2016 London Traders Forum, which will take place on Saturday, 16th April 2016. Get your […]

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15/02/2016: Using Moving Averages for Dynamic S&R

February 15, 2016

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This post is aimed at the beginner trader (and those on the Veterans Trader Project). Many times newbie traders are sold a story (and a strategy) that Moving Averages are the only way to trade. They are sold dreams of fortunes to be made on trading a moving average cross-over strategy. If only it was […]

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Creating a Tactical Trading Plan in 2016 – The Veterans Trader Project

October 28, 2015

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Fellow traders, A while back I heard a former fund-manager and now fintech CEO talk about the three key elements seen in good traders. You can read an article on it here. She said that in all her years there were three elements that kept showing up time-and-again in all the successful traders she worked with. […]

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28/8/2015: What can a newbie trader learn from the events of this week?

August 28, 2015

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Hello traders, So how have you fared this week?  Well I did say on my Sunday post that this would be an interesting week! I was struck by some of the comments on forums and Facebook pages by people about their experiences of being on the wrong side of markets or not understanding what was […]

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