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How Long does it take to Learn Day Trading

How long does it take to learn day trading? Truth

Whilst there are no set rules on how long it will take you to become a profitable day trader, there are certainly some personality traits and interests you can have which will not only speed up your learning process, but also reduce your chances with women and be the person no one wants to listen to at the dinner party (I’m joking of...
How Long Does It Take...

Trading trendlines: It’s hardly rocket science!

A trend line is simply a diagonal line drawn on a stock chart to indicate that price is trending, and more than that, it is reacting to the trend line by moving away from it each time it makes contact with it. General consensus states that in order for a trend line to be deemed valid that it must touch 3 instances of price bottoms (or tops in a downtrend) to confirm the...
Trendline Tactics...
What Causes Inflation

What causes inflation? Demand pull vs cost push

Getting to grips with the relatively complicated topic of inflation is essential for your trading repertoire; the main reason being that it plays a fundamental role in the value of a country’s currency. It’s important to understand what inflation is; inflation is quite simply the rise in cost of products and services within an economy. This includes the cost of...
Inflation Basics...

Day trading strategies: Beat your broker first!

It’s pretty damned obvious that day trading the stock market is a tough challenge, and even once you reach a point where you are making consistent pips, sometimes just being good, isn’t good enough. Brokerage fees are unavoidable, and having your positions start out at a loss each time can make you feel like you are in a constant battle to...
Beating Your Broker...
Trading Personality
Trading personality: Mr. Nice Guy won’t win
There is much talk on trading forums and in educational resources that the very best traders are those that trade their own personality style, and whilst this sounds good in spoken word, like much of the trading information available, it is a fairly ambiguous notion (hey, at least they are not trying to sell you snake oil for a change). Everyone has a...
Find Your Personality...
Is day trading completely down to luck? Yes or no
There are literally so many market participants actively trading in the markets that you have to wonder if the traders who eventually become millionaires didn’t simply achieve this on the back of a huge a lucky streak. You would assume that with the amount of trades someone would need to place before they made a million bucks that their luck would...
How Much Luck Is Involved...