Tag Archives: inspiration

Beating the hidden cost of currency fees…

May 23, 2018

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Hello Traders, Great to chat with some of you at the recent LTN Social – the next one is Wednesday 18th July. As people with an interest in markets and FX you may have seen this morning article on BBC regarding currency: The hidden cost of currency fees. If you’ve ever traded FX then, like […]

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22nd May 2018 – Trump, Iran & Europe

May 22, 2018

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Hello Traders, It’s been an interesting 2018 so far. There are many themes emerging, all of them fascinating. Last week I was on Core Finance London giving my views on the world. As always it’s tough to get across in 8 minutes your entire view so I figured that I’d expand on it here. It […]

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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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10th Nov 2017 – A follow-up to ‘McWilliams Ireland’ show. My thoughts on the rising cost of living in Ireland.

November 10, 2017

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Last night in Ireland on channel TV3 there was a TV show called ‘McWilliams Ireland’ driven by the Irish media personality, and occasional economist, David McWilliams (that was my Irish mate’s joke) which is a series looking at modern Ireland through the lens of an economist and the impact it has on everyday Irish folks. […]

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Confidence in execution: humility in the debrief. Syed article in the Times

November 9, 2017

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  Hello Traders, It’s been a funny old year hasn’t it? I just looked back on my diary for the year. Normally I do no travelling during the months of August and October – I give them over to summer break/harvesting for the former, and trading for the latter. However this year, for the first […]

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The October Monthly Candles: Part 1 (video)

November 4, 2017

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Hey Traders, Here’s part 1 of the October Monthly Candles – focusing on the GBP & EUR FX Pairs. Apologies for the sound quality. Paul

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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 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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25th May: There’s trouble at Mill….

May 26, 2017

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Hello trader, On a day when the S&P500 and the Nasdaq were pushing to all time highs you might think I am barmy to suggest that things are not as rosy as they may seem. Yet, in the words of the Monty Python sketch “There’s trouble at Mill…” and with that no-one expects the Spanish […]

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