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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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30th June Post Brexit Views Part 2: Possible Winners

July 1, 2016

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Hello traders, I hope you’re enjoying watching history in action before our very eyes?  In my first piece I gave a little bit of background about what happened in the run up to the vote and during the overnight count. We’ve had a few days to watch and listen to whats happened. Lets take a […]

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28th June: Post Brexit Vote views Part 1

June 28, 2016

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Hello Traders, Well that’s been quite an eventful last two weeks in markets hasn’t it?  For those new to trading I’m sure it seemed quite terrifying. For those of us who’ve traded for a while you realise something like this happens every so often – it’s just part of the gig. So what actually happened? […]

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8th June: GBP Update

June 8, 2016

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Well fellow traders, just over a couple of weeks till the EU Referendum here in the UK. (You can read my own rantings about the Brexit vote here.) So I thought I’d do a quick little Sterling update. During my last piece I mentioned that perhaps the markets had already priced in a Remain victory […]

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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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7th March: Monthly Candles Part 4: BRICS & EM

March 8, 2016

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Here’s the final part of the Monthly candles review. Over the last 18 months to 2 years I have been increasingly exposed to, and traded and invested in, BRICS and EM currencies. Mostly I was still operating as a pure US Dollar trader and just taking advantage of that period of immense US dollar strength. Anyway […]

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Mar 7th: Monthly Candles Part 3: Indices & Coms (Video)

March 7, 2016

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Part 3 here, on Indices and Commodities. Part 4 will be the final one on EM & Brics. Enjoy and trade well, Paul

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4th March: Interesting Price Action post NFP

March 4, 2016

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NFP Day! Just wanted to bring your attention to this interesting piece of Price Action from this afternoons NFP release.  Now in the interests of honesty I did not trade these setups ( I admit that I wish I had though) however I rarely, if ever, trade NFP these days – as most times it’s usually just […]

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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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