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  • Our most memorable trades

    Apr 17, 14 • 6789 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Our most memorable trades

    When we pose the question to a group of traders; “what were your most memorable trades?” we’re often met with a variety of answers which mainly depend on where traders are on their personal development learning curve. The answers that...

  • Where should I put my stop loss?

    Apr 16, 14 • 6866 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Where should I put my stop loss?

    The reasons why each and every trade should be taken with a stop loss is a subject we’ve covered in these columns previously. But occasionally, particularly for our newest readers, it’s worth reminding ourselves why we should use stops on each and...

  • Why we don’t always have to be right to be a great FX trader. Finding that edge and making it work for us

    Apr 15, 14 • 3071 Views • Between the lines 1 Comment

    In the early stages of our personal trader development it can be quite difficult to move past our initial belief that the vast majority of our trades have to be successful in order for us to be consistently profitable. George Soros; As an interesting...

  • Brick by brick; figuring out the simplicity and purity of the Renko price indicator

    Apr 11, 14 • 3059 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Brick by brick; figuring out the simplicity and purity of the Renko price indicator

    In this addition to our series on indicators’ discussion we’re going to look at the Renko price indicator. Once we eventually discover it as traders, on our experimental journey as we play around with many indicators in the library that comes with...

  • Curing the loneliness of the long distance forex trader

    Apr 10, 14 • 2842 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Curing the loneliness of the long distance forex trader

    Trading FX can be a lonely business, particularly if we’ve been a full time employer and have eventually, after years of hard work and effort, finally taken the step to become a full time trader. Suddenly we may find that we have hours of time on our...

  • Holding onto your winners without fearing losing profits

    Apr 9, 14 • 1866 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Holding onto your winners without fearing losing profits

    Amongst the many inevitabilities in our trading world is that we’ll never pick the exact bottom and top of any market move. In the perfect situation (that exists in our ‘mind’s eye’) we’d drill right down to a five minute chart...

  • Why new traders often find themselves on the wrong side of the market and how to prevent it

    Apr 8, 14 • 2767 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Why new traders often find themselves on the wrong side of the market and how to prevent it

    There are several reasons why we simplify the wording and concepts in our weekly “is the trend still your friend?” article for our readership. The main one being that we have to create an article appealing to all abilities with particular...

  • Suggested risk management parameters for scalpers

    Apr 4, 14 • 2159 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Suggested risk management parameters for scalpers

    In this article we’re going to discuss the simple method for making decisions regarding the control of risk when we’re operating a ‘scalping technique’. And for the benefit of doubt (and for the purpose of this article) we’ll be...

  • Nassim Taleb’s major rules of thumb trading advice

    Apr 3, 14 • 4945 Views • Between the lines 1 Comment

    From time to time it’s worth peering into the minds of some of the: ‘legendary’ traders, essayists and thinkers in our trading world, in order to see what their thoughts are on many of the aspects of trading we experience on a day to day basis....

  • How well we cope with our losses defines us as traders

    Apr 2, 14 • 1859 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on How well we cope with our losses defines us as traders

    Let’s be honest none of us actually enjoy the feeling of losing at anything we put our effort into, whether it be a competitive sport, a game, or ‘betting’ on the markets. However, one thing is for certain in trading, or betting on the...

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