Tag Archives: Trader Development

3rd March 2017: The plight of George Best and the value of Success Structures

March 3, 2017

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Hello Traders, Something a little different for a Friday evening / weekend read. I was fortunate enough to be taken to see the movie Best – George Best: All By Himself earlier this week in Dublin. Those of you who know me will know that I am a north-west lad who grew up on the religion […]

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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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27th September – Following the US Presidential Elections through the medium of USDMXN

September 27, 2016

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Hello traders, Yes I know I have been less prolific over these summer months – I have, as my good friend told me, been ‘working like a one-armed bricklayer in Aleppo’. Make of that what you will. Anyway, here’s a big picture view that maybe of interest to some. Post Brexit the next big event […]

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19/09/2016 – Don’t panic, I am alive! (And a trading podcast for you)

September 19, 2016

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Hello traders, Apologies for my lack of posts the last couple of months – I have not been slacking – quite the opposite in fact. I have been basically working 6 days a week for the last 4 months to keep up with commitments. Normally I take most of August off and head back to […]

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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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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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1st July Post Brexit Views:Losers

July 2, 2016

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So in the previous posts I looked at what happened, followed by possible winners. If there are winners then there’s got to be losers. So lets take a look at some of them. Boris Johnson It’s all gone ‘a bit Pete Tong’ for old Boris hasn’t it? In what should be the crowning achievement of his […]

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

May 26, 2016

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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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