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Managing your Money in the Stock Market

The Ultimate S&P 500 Guide for (profit hungry) Investors

The range of different derivatives available to invest in can make deciding which financial security you want to place your money into difficult, to say the least! Different products have slightly different pros and cons which will be dependent on things such as how much capital you are investing, the length of time you plan on holding your investments, as well as...
Trade The S&P 500...

Should I trade “every” Engulfing Candle on a 4 hour time chart?

When discussing market price action (which we should do because it’s important!), one of the fundamental aspects taught is to pay close attention to the candlesticks as they are forming, and then analyze them to decipher what this information is telling us about the consensus and momentum in the market. Engulfing candles are those which...
When To Trade Engulfing Candles...
Managing your Money in Stocks

How Macroeconomics can help you make money in the markets

Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole, and this could be on a regional, national or global basis. There are a number of data sets you can use to gauge the overall health of an economy, and once you have performed enough research, you can use the information to make informed judgments about where you see that particular economy...
Inside Macroeconomics...

Are there “specific rules” to scale-in to positions when trading?

Whilst I’ve been drumming it into you that the markets are, to a certain extent random in their movements, there are definitely some tactics which you can employ to make the very most out of the opportunities which present themselves. You can do this by scaling in to winning positions with both confidence and conviction, and in fact, the more a trade...
When To Scale In...
Stock Market Money Management

Is the Stock Market Rigged against the Little Guy?

The stock market is a rigged game, financial institutions (banks), hedge funds and other conglomerates all use high frequency trading algorithms to front-run the market and make profits at light-speed (it’s technically not illegal, but there should really be some kind of warning on your trading platform to tell you this, right). In today’s trading arena execution speed is king, and...
Is it Rigged...
Moving Average Crossovers “lag”… so are they worth using?
When you draw technical indicators on a chart it can have the effect of making you feel secure in the fact that the added structure puts perceived boundaries on the price action, and with this in mind, moving averages have to be right up there in terms of their comfort blanketing ability (like mollycoddling a trader in swathes of...
Moving Averages Explained...
Managing your Money in the Markets
Why Trading Stocks can be a major catalyst for Depression…
To be successful in a professional career you usually have to start out young, as well as having some luck on your side in order to get some promotions along the way. There is always the opportunity to go self-employed and start your own business, but much of the big rewards that used to make this worthwhile have been squeezed out by globalization, resulting in increased...
My Story And Advice...