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Pride comes before a fall….

September 19, 2017

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Hello traders, I wanted to draw your attention to this rather surreal interview on Bloomberg last week. Former celeb fund manager Hugh Hendry was on there talking about him closing down his Eclectica fund after 15 years. Having made a fortune, and a name for himself shorting banks during the GFC he’s found the going […]

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Developing Trader Performance: On Managing Self and Money

September 15, 2017

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Fellow Traders, This October and November I shall be running a stage of The VTP that focuses on Managing Self and becoming a Money Manager.   It’ll will be split into 2 sections namely:  The first half on managing self. How do you manage and enhance your own trading performance? What kind of network and […]

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The London Traders Forum 23rd September 2017

July 8, 2017

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Fellow Trader, For the last few years we have run the London Traders Forum (LTF), on an annual basis. So please put the following date in your diary for the 2017 London Traders Forum, which will take place on Saturday, 23rd September 2017. Get your reduced early bird ticket here:  London Traders Forum Autumn 2017 Ticket For […]

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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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The Dublin Traders Forum – Saturday 22nd April

March 28, 2017

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Fellow Trader, If you were looking for an excuse to visit Dublin then here you have it! After the success of the Dublin Traders Forums in 2015 and 2016 it’s now time to plan for the first event of 2017. It’s time to put in your diary the all-day Dublin Traders Forum event, which will take place […]

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20/3 Keep an eye on USD

March 20, 2017

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Hello traders, I had a great week in London last week. I always enjoy connecting with other traders, clients and some of the institutions that I support.  It was also a lively week in the markets – which is a double edged sword. Anyway back to charts and the markets and I want to draw […]

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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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Leaping into the void: Yves-Klein – the man who invented a colour

March 10, 2017

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Fellow Traders, Another Friday / weekend read. Every so often on this blog I have to ask you, the intrepid reader, to indulge me as I appear to wander ‘off the ranch’ that is trading and the markets and into uncharted territory. This is another request to indulge me. I was at the Tate Liverpool […]

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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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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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