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Why did the US Abandon the Gold Standard

Why did the US abandon the gold standard? Facts

A country which has their currency backed by gold standard means that they are required to increase the amount of gold reserves they hold if they wish to increase the amount of money in circulation within the economy. This has the positive effect of keeping both inflation and overspending under fairly tight control, since the rate at which global gold reserves grow is...
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Pin bars: The candles you just can’t trust!

Price action dictates that a pin bar can sometimes represent a weakness in a price move, and that a reversal could be about to commence; the logic being that the opposing traders have found good value and forced the price back up (or down) the way in which it came. Pin bars are seen to be authentic when they are of considerable size in relation to the...
Why You Can't Trust Pins...
Trading Pullbacks

Trading pullbacks: The only way you should trade

Getting your timing as close to pin-point as possible can make the difference (just ask your girlfriend) between a trader who goes on to become hugely profitable and consistent, versus one who gets stopped out trade after trade. The reality is that every trader has a breaking point, a point at which they want to...
Why Pullbacks Work...

Understanding Dow Theory for Medium to Long Term Strategies

If you read extensively about markets and strategies then it is more than likely that you have come across the term Dow Theory. One of the main reasons this market strategy is so prevalent within trading circles is because of the man behind it, Charles Dow, who incidentally founded The Wall Street Journal, so it’s no big surprise that his ideas about...
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Will Cryptocurrencies Eventually take over and make Fiat Obsolete

Will cryptocurrencies replace money? Wanna bet?

Cryptocurrencies caused shock waves within the financial world when Bitcoin arrived in 2009, and since that time they have gained both traction in the markets, and validity in the way in which they are perceived (I personally have cryptos in my personal portfolio, and we do at work too). There is no doubt that...
Cryptocurrency Speculation...
Gann square of 9: Gann - the man with a fan!
William Delbert Gann had many hypotheses with regards to the way the markets move, and the patterns and cycles within them. His approach was heavily centered around the practice of mathematics, but he also used astronomy and even astrology to form his opinions. Gann’s most recognized theory amongst traders is that of Gann Angles, which although appears...
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Trading Styles
Trading styles that suit you best: Logic is for losers
The markets are, to a certain extent, random; and you will find that the more logic you choose to apply, especially with regard to technical analysis, the harder you will find it to be successful in your personal trading endeavours. It’s only natural that as a human you want to (eat McDonalds, mate and sleep) apply logic and reasoning to a subject or...
Best Trading Styles...