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The Black Hole of Trading Part 4 of 6

In this short series of articles I will look to explain what you need to do before you buy any trading system and avoid the black hole of trading. This series will cover a step by step approach to using the markets to achieve your goals by highlighting 13 key areas that traders must address.

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The Black Hole of Trading Part 3 of 6

In this short series of articles I will look to explain what you need to do before you buy any trading system and avoid the black hole of trading. This series will cover a step by step approach to using the markets to achieve your goals by highlighting 13 key areas that traders must address.

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The Black Hole of Trading Part 2 of 6

In this short series of articles I will look to explain what you need to do before you buy any trading system and avoid the black hole of trading. This series will cover a step by step approach to using the markets to achieve your goals by highlighting 13 key areas that traders must address. To read part 1 visit: The Black Hole of Trading Part 1

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The Black Hole of Trading part 1 of 6

In this short series of articles I will look to explain what you need to do before you buy any trading system and avoid the black hole of trading. This series will cover a step by step approach to using the markets to achieve your goals by highlighting 13 key areas that traders must address.

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The Currency Exchange Trap In Trading Global Markets, And My Question To Jim Rogers

Picture this: You live outside the US, lets say Australia, you think the the price of Oil is going to appreciate over the next month or two.

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A Stock, Futures And Forex Trading System That Gets Back To The Basics Part II - The Exit

In my last article I spoke about getting back to the basics of trading when you find yourself struggling. I also mentioned that it was not the complete picture and that an exit strategy is more a function of the trader themselves. In this article I explain why.

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A Stock, Futures And Forex Trading System That Gets Back To The Basics

All professions whether it be sport, business, or trading have what are called the basics and if you’re starting out in a new profession, the basics form the foundation or the core. However if you’ve been practicing your profession for quite some time and feel you’ve gone off track or are not hitting your goals, usually the best thing to do is just get back to the basics: and trading is no different.

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What Is The Hardest Thing A Stock, Futures Or Forex Trader Will Ever Have To Do?

Visit forums, join memberships, purchase tuition with member areas for support, read books, talk to fellow traders etc and you can be guaranteed you will come across many who will be struggling with a whole host of reasons why. Some will even appear as experts but beneath the surface are struggling with some aspect of their own trading system or style. But do you know what the hardest thing any trader will have to do is?

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From Bull to Bear: Why Stock, Futures and Forex Markets Correct

Markets move up because market participants believe in the fundamentals behind the market. At a certain point it is seen that the fundamentals change and the market corrects, however the reason fundamentals change is not because of some external event, but because of the participants themselves. In other words, an excess of bullishness creates bearishness; it is the participation itself in the market that creates the shift and thus the correction or bear market.

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Are You Trading Stocks, Futures or Forex in 3D or 2D?

Too many traders approach trading from a 2 dimensional standpoint and this goes for stock, options, futures, forex traders…you name it. The ‘number of winning traders’, the ‘win to loss ratio’ and the ‘amount made per month’ seem to be more important than the simple bottom line.

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Is Your Stock, Futures or Forex Trading Doing Better Than My Laundromat?

I decided I wanted to buy a Laundromat. I had $50,000 to spend and wanted to ensure it met the following criteria. Firstly, it had to be in good condition, and in a location where it will still be a viable business in 10 years time. Secondly, and more importantly for my objectives, it had to be able to return me a return on investment of 20% per year, over the next 5 years, and require no more than 1 hour of my time a week.

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Is Your Trading Capital Eroding Too Quick?

I am always reading books about trading, as it is a love of mine (and should be of yours if you are serious about trading) and I'm always looking to improve. Just recently I was reading a book by Van Tharp and another by Dirk TuToit and I caught myself making sub conscious remarks to myself every time I read a line about position sizing.

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Watching The Market Too Much When Trading Will Have A Negative Impact On You

Quite a few years a go, my Dad decided to buy some stocks. It was a parcel of 5 stocks. The idea was to hopefully see some medium term gains, maybe over 6 to 12 months, but there was one problem. He could not take his eyes off the computer screen. Here was a man co-operating a coffee shop with his wife and watching the charts of the 5 stocks he had bought, on a daily basis.

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How Do You Respond To Winning Trades? Like Someone At The Races?

Emotional control is important for both sides of trading. It's been said and written about plenty of times, that keeping your emotions in check when taking a loss is vital. In fact, it's becoming a monotonous subject in trading literature and educational material worldwide.

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Do You Struggle With Pulling The Trigger In Your Trading Even When Everything Lines Up?

I recently spoke to a guy from London called David, who is a visitor to my site and who wanted to have a chat. We both had been students of Peter Bain and so it seemed like a good idea to have a chat about where our trading is today.

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