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BBC article on the effect of Adrenaline and Cortisol on Traders Risk appetite

October 22, 2015

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I admit that I missed this piece by the BBC until very recently. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-33363948 The gist of it being: Raised levels of the hormones testosterone and cortisol can make traders take more risks, which could create instability in financial markets, a study suggests. I’ve always been fascinated by the impact of hormones on a traders behaviour […]

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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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Longer -Term trading of FX, Indices & Commodities markets. – VTP Stage 2

July 31, 2015

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Fellow Traders Some of you may know that I’ve been developing a trading course 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 challenging. […]

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A chance to jump on-board a unique trading opportunity – The Veterans Trader Project

April 24, 2015

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Fellow Traders As an ex-military guy some of you may know that I’ve been developing a basic trading course 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 […]

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