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 […]

How to be Successful

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

Trading Luck?

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

Trading The Obvious

In a recent update we looked at a spread trade in Corn, citing the upside move was overdone and the spread had the potential to narrow dramatically. See here. Over the last few weeks, the spread has done exactly that. This illustrates a very interesting point – unexplainable or extreme moves are often followed by […]

What are the trading rules you live by?

Here is the answer to the question from Paul Tudor Jones in Market Wizards. Don’t ever average losers. Decrease your trading volume when you are trading poorly; increase your volume when you are trading well. Never trade in situations where you don’t have control. For example, I don’t risk significant amounts of money in front […]

Of Motorbikes and Futures Trades…

Interesting story… While putting together some training material for a course on trading, I started thinking back to my time racing motorcycles and how there are so many similarities with trading. Here are my thoughts…

The Doctor Will See You Now…

Behavioural finance is a relatively new field of expertise which is starting to impact on the broader financial industry. There are a number of useful messages and findings for which behavioural finance can claim the credit. This article explains…