Trump Trading Tactics

Those that have trained with me know I like asking that question: what is the market trying to do? I cannot remember where I picked it up. I think I overheard another trader saying it one day a long time ago. The idea, well my idea at least, is to stop you from getting too caught up in your own …

RBA Rates Decision Nov 2016

This is a short film of a our bonds over a recent RBA announcement. As with the June update, the RBA was expected to keep rates unchanged, but there was a small amount factored in for a cut. A ‘no change’ announcement of would therefore be ‘slightly’ price bearish. The thing to take away is there was plenty of time …

A Talk on Economics, Debt and Global Economies

This is a video filmed at the Genesis Trading office in Sydney. The presenter is Erik Norland, Senior Economist & Executive Director from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. It’s a very interesting presentation on current global debt levels and how this is affecting current and future interest rates. Download the Powerpoint slides here: fia-september-2016-2

Trading Bonds Post Election

It’s the Monday after the Aussie Federal Election. It was an election that has so far drawn a bang on 50:50 result. As at Monday afternoon, we are still don’t know who the winner is. So how do you play that in the market. Well over the weekend, there were several newspaper stories suggesting Australia could lose its AAA rating. …

RBA Leaves Rates on Hold June 2016

This is a short film of a our bonds over a recent RBA announcement. The RBA was expected to keep rates unchanged, but there was a small amount factored in for a cut. A ‘no change’ announcement of would therefore be ‘slightly’ price bearish. The video is a bit slow, but it is interesting to see to how the depth …

Sweet Divergence

Here is a nice little chart in Sugar. It shows the May-Oct spread on top and the May contract below. May and October are in different crop cycles, so this is an old-new crop spread. The interesting thing here is how the spread was following the underlying, as you’d expect. Then it stopped and made a good case for a …

How to be Successful

This video with guitarist Steve Vai has some good insights and some amazing parallels with trading.

I Want to Trade!

Question: I would like to apply for a trainee position at a prop firm but have never traded. What should I do?

Trading Luck?

By being open and embracing the opportunity, she created her own good fortune.