Tag Archives: Growth

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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4th July. Brexit: so what shall we do now?

July 4, 2016

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Ok, I promise this is my last Brexit piece. Promise. I have been intrigued over the last couple of weeks about the behaviour of the sullen, humiliated, defeated media. They have become convinced that the end of the world is neigh.  Furthermore the march of 40,000 pro-EU youngsters at the week-end was seen as some great […]

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“Like a re-run of the English Civil War…without the muskets.” Pauls Brexit Rantings

May 26, 2016

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Brexit text with British and Eu flags illustration

Every so often reader I tend to post a blog on my own thoughts about a certain subject matter. Once again I ask for your indulgence as I share my views/treatise/ rant (delete as appropriate) . This is what happens when you leave Paul without mobile or internet coverage for the best part of a […]

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3/2/2015: Monthly Update Part 2: GBP & EUR FX pairs (Video)

February 3, 2015

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As per yesterdays post, this is a quick video focusing on the GBP & EUR FX pairs from a monthly / weekly standpoint. Good luck in your trading. Paul

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31/01/2015 How do I go about building my Situational Awareness?

January 31, 2015

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Fellow traders, I’m often asked what are the best news-feeds to follow and who are the credible market blogs and articles to read. Lets face it since the dawn of the internet age it’s never been a difficult case of finding information on trading and markets. To be honest it’s quite the opposite; how do […]

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Post NFP action and the futility of predictions.

December 10, 2014

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Well today’s price action in the Indices looks less like a ‘Santa’s Rally’ and more like ‘Santa’s Sledging Session’ as prices slide lower with increasing speed. Also added to by the biggest crash in the Greek Stock Market since the crash of 1987 (down 13% today as I write this). Anyway I want to turn […]

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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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3/12/2014: Indices and commodities update

December 3, 2014

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Hey there, After yesterdays GBP update I said I’d try to fill in with an update on Indices and Commodities. Ta-da! There you go. It’s longer than I normally like to do – and will try to keep them shorter in future. The Indices are all heading up – what a shock !?! However I’m […]

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29th October: Early close on the FTSE100 (Video:1m48s)

October 29, 2014

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During mid September I started to become a little wary of the Indices markets and felt they were more likely to move lower rather than higher so based on my analysis I took on a few Binary Option Positions in the major indices. One of them was in the FTSE were I placed a No-Touch […]

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16/10/2014: Video – A week is a long time in politics….but it’s an eternity in a scared falling market.

October 16, 2014

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  Well they say that a week is a long time in politics……but it can be an eternity in scared falling markets. Especially if you were a recent buyer at the highs!  I thought I’d do a quick video on what’s happened and what I’m looking for in terms of opportunities in the major indices. […]

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