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Trading rule number 2: reread rule number 1

9 27 2014 - No comment

While Trading rule number 1 is not to lose money, trading rule number 2 is to: reread rule number 1. You may find this trading rule funny or uninteresting, yet it is at the heart of any trading system: you must adhere to the rules that have been set if you want to make money […]

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Trading rule number 1: do not lose money

9 27 2014 - No comment

Trading rule number 1: do not lose money It often makes people smile when I tell them that my number 1 rule is not to lose money in financial markets. On my blog's trading forum I often hear from traders who are dissatisfied at the end of the day because they have only earned a […]

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Profit Factor and Trading

9 27 2014 - No comment

If you want to improve your trading, you have to analyse your day's trading to identify flaws in your trading. To do this, there are a few statistical tools which enable you to evaluate the quality of your trades. One of the simplest and most effective tools is Profit Factor. Definition of the Profit Factor […]

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Pivot points in trading

9 27 2014 - 4 comments

Pivot points are a classical intervention technique in the Stock Market. I like it for its simplicity and above all its effectiveness. Pivot points (PP), Resistance (R1 R2 R3) or Support (S1 S2 S3) are impressive because of the clear indications they can give the trader. What is a Pivot Point? The Pivot Point is […]

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Maximum Drawdown

9 27 2014 - No comment

Maximum Drawdown or the Max Drawdown for those in the know, is a quality indicator for trading and risk management To improve your trading, you must be able to analyse the quality of your trading. The Profit Factor coupled with the Maximum Drawdown will give you an “honest" statistical view of the quality of your […]

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My opinion on the broker IG

9 27 2014 - No comment

Personally, I use IG Markets as CFDs broker after having tested 43 CFDs brokers (of which 26 did not pass the security of funds test, so it was quite fast) This opinion is based on thousands of lots traded on IG Markets over some months. Why I chose IG Markets ? Here is a summary […]

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Comparing CFDs and futures for Scalping and Day Trading

9 27 2014 - 5 comments

As a scalping and  day trading index futures enthusiast since 2004, I have traded tens of thousands of CAC 40 (FCE) index futures lots each year using American E-mini futures such as the Dow Jones 30(YM), Nasdaq 100(NQ) and S&P 500 (ES) futures. However since 2011, I have gradually moved to scalping and day trading […]

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