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Investment Advice

Investment advice: For dummies and newbies

Many people get investing and trading completely mixed up. It’s often assumed that older and wiser individuals are the pragmatic investor-types, and that younger individuals with more spuunk are the go-getter day trader-types. The truth is that younger individuals would be far better served financially by creating a portfolio which compounds...
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Stock market basics: It’s really not too difficult

Whilst there are no hard or fast rules to making money in the stock market, there are certainly a number of ways you can limit your risk to a level where you, at the very least, give yourself a reasonable chance of becoming profitable. The truth is that most novice traders don’t give themselves a fair shot in the markets, and whilst some will likely know...
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Best Stop Loss Strategy

Best stop loss strategy: There is no set percentage!

There is absolutely no doubt that you should not be trading without the use of a proper stop loss; when positions are live and emotions come into play then it’s quite literally suicidal to be trading without one (you may as well be a Japanese kamikaze pilot). You should have come to a definite conclusion about where your stop should be placed before you have bought or...
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What is a trading edge? Get the upper hand

Psychology has an important role to play in the practice of trading stock markets, and it shouldn’t be underestimated just how significant this particular aspect can be (I constantly read tons of psychology books). Traders with the right mindset, mentality and corresponding confidence will most certainly have the ability to perform at a higher level than an individual who is...
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Trading Algorithms

Trading algorithms: Fine… if you’re Einstein!

Building a trading algorithm is something which many traders feel may give them an edge in the markets for not only is emotion taken out of the equation when trading, but they are also able to undertake virtually all of their trading activities via their algo, leaving them free to shop for new Balenciaga Tees, Off White sneakers and bottles of Grey Goose for their up and coming...
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Trading emotions: Time to take back control
The financial markets have an uncanny knack of being able to make their participants act irrationally when they have open positions, and it’s through no fault of the markets, because the emotions you experience when trading are part of natural human behavior, and evolution has programmed your brain to act in this way. For the most part, everyone’s mind is wired in a relatively...
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Can You Get Rich Day Trading
Can you get rich day trading? Are you for real?
Day trading the stock market can be daunting for the newbie, with numerous articles about people who have lost their life savings, or worse still, hung themself in their bedroom, you certainly need to approach this side of the markets with caution. It’s all to easy to think you will become a superstar day trader out shopping for a new...
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