Are you prepared for unexpected shocks to your trading?

Hi There Traders,

I hope you are having a great week so far! I certainly am, thanks for asking 😉

Something came up for me this morning that I wanted to share with you because it is HUGELY important for everyone who trades in any market, anywhere in the world. Given it came up I wanted to reach out right away and share it with you to make sure that it doesn’t ‘bite you in the backside’ in your trading! Continue reading Are you prepared for unexpected shocks to your trading?

10 Trading Questions With…Ray Barros

We discover what makes great traders tick! My ‘Ten Trading Questions With…’ guest this week is Ray Barros, professional trader, fund manager, mentor, educator and author.

1. What is it about trading that gets you up and motivated in the morning?

For me, there are two things:

  1. Facing the challenge of pitting my skills against the market. And,
  2. Being aware that success in the markets is more a question of self-management then trade management.

Of course, the fact that I have been able to make a better than decent living from trading adds to the motivation. Continue reading 10 Trading Questions With…Ray Barros

Spotless stock looking pretty tarnished!

This chart came across my desk earlier today and the price gap in this well known stock was just so big I had to take a closer look. A 32.5% overnight drop in the share price of a large company is big in anyone’s language.
This sudden move presents a number of lessons that are particularly important because they can cause very large losses if you are not careful as a stock trader.

Continue reading Spotless stock looking pretty tarnished!

10 Trading Questions with…Paul King

We discover what makes great traders tick! My ‘Ten Trading Questions With…’ guest this week is Paul King, PMKing Trading

1. What is it about trading that gets you up and motivated in the morning?

It’s a huge and complex online game where one gets to compete with the very best minds and technology on a global playing field that is more accessible to the small player as it has ever been in history, and it’s easy to keep score – just look at your account value and see if it’s going up or down 🙂 Continue reading 10 Trading Questions with…Paul King

10 Trading Questions with…Malcolm Stacey

We discover what makes great traders tick! My ‘10 Trading Questions With…’ guest this week is Malcolm Stacey, formerly one of the BBC’s top investigative reporters and author of Share Attack, 80 Great Tips to Survive and Thrive as a Trader.

1. What is it about trading that gets you up and motivated in the morning?

Ever since the Big Bang of 1987, when it became possible to trade without a broker’s interference, I’ve been obsessed with making money from shares.
Continue reading 10 Trading Questions with…Malcolm Stacey

How my trading plan made me consistently profitable…despite life’s traumas and difficulties

Ok, so I have been banging on about how you need a trading plan and how it is the ONE THING that winning traders have in common that losing traders don’t do.

It’s time to level with you about why I’m REALLY pushing this so hard!

Quite a few years back when I was still learning, Continue reading How my trading plan made me consistently profitable…despite life’s traumas and difficulties

10 Trading Questions With…Michael Gouvalaris

We discover what makes great traders tick! My ‘10 Trading Questions With…’ guest this week is Michael Gouvalaris, Author of The Trading Playbook and The Technical Investor blog, Independent Trader and Investment Advisor.

1. What is it about trading that gets you up and motivated in the morning?

I enjoy trading because it doesn’t matter whether yesterday was a great day or a bad day; each day is a new day full of opportunities.
Continue reading 10 Trading Questions With…Michael Gouvalaris

10 Trading Questions With…Steve Ruffley

We discover what makes great traders tick! My ‘10 Trading Questions With…’ guest this week is Steve Ruffley, author of ‘The Ruff Guide to Trading‘ (published by Harriman House).

1. What is it about trading that gets you up and motivated in the morning?

When you are serious about trading it becomes a significant part of your life. Money and the markets rarely sleep, so why should I? Continue reading 10 Trading Questions With…Steve Ruffley

No Risk Management? You may as well blow your financial brains out!

Risk management is perhaps the most important factor in the long-term success of all traders. However, it is probably the most neglected part of many new (and some experienced) trader’s approach.

When traders are focused  on how the next trade can make them rich, they miss the fact that if they don’t manage their risk carefully, the next trade is far more likely to send them bankrupt. One thing is certain – the only people who survive for the long term in the financial markets manage their risk well. Those that don’t may as well blow their financial brains out!

Let’s see what some of the experts have to say… Continue reading No Risk Management? You may as well blow your financial brains out!

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