Category Archives: Forex & Trading

Why You Lose So Much Money Trading

Why You Lose So Much Money Trading

“The key to long-term survival and prosperity has a lot to do with the money management techniques incorporated into the technical system.” -Ed Seykota The above image shows the destruction of capital, not only for a losing streak, but also for a string of 10 trades with a 50% win rate; alternating between wins and […]

How to Read Candlestick Charts

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A candlestick is a type of chart used in trading as a visual representation of past and current price action in specified timeframes. Depending on the timeframe of the chart each candlestick consists of each minute, day, week, or month trading range represented in a single candle. A candlestick consists of the ‘body’ with an […]

Understanding the Trading Psychology of Support and Resistance

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In studying a chart for any liquid instrument, traders will observe that prices usually move in a series of peaks and valleys. The direction of these peaks and valleys provide us with a lot of valuable information about price action and direction. They also help us in determining the direction of a trend and levels […]

Phishing scams in Google Ads led searchers to fake crypto wallets

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A new article on Search Engine Land reports that those who were duped lost over half a million dollars by cryptocurrency scammers. Those who are new to cryptocurrency may not totally understand how every aspect of virtual currency works. Many will go to Google and other search engines to search for things like “What is cryptocurrency?” “How […]

A Short Interview With Jimmy Balodimas ( Hedge Fund Market wizards) By Jack D Schwager

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How much did they start you out with? I don’t remember the exact amount, but I remember that I made $350,000 in my first year, $800,000 in my second, over $1 million in my third, and I never looked back. Do you ever use fundamentals? No, never. There was a three-year period when I had […]

How did Jamie Mai and Charlie Ledley turn $110,000 into $12 million and then $130 million by using value investment method?

Jamie Charlie From The Big Short

Lesson learned from Jamie Mai and Charlie Ledley of “The Big Short” Early 2003, Jamie Mai and Charlie Ledley, a pair of thirty-year-old men, Cornwall Capital Management, Schwab account containing $110,000, neither had made actual investment decisions, they decided, would not merely search for market inefficiency but search for it globally, in every market: stocks, […]

Linda Bradford Raschke – 50 Time Tested Classic Stock Trading Rules

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1. Plan your trades. Trade your plan. 2. Keep records of your trading results. 3. Keep a positive attitude, no matter how much you lose. 4. Don’t take the market home. 5. Continually set higher trading goals. 6. Successful traders buy into bad news and sell into good news. 7. Successful traders are not afraid […]