Getting smart with Cryptocurrencies

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Nowadays, you’d be hard pressed to go a day without reading or hearing about cryptocurrencies, and for good reason! 2017 proved to be the year of cryptocurrencies, with many units reaching unprecedented growth, smashing record after record. With its understandable rise in popularity, a world once ruled by Bitcoin has seen a new band of … Continue reading Getting smart with Cryptocurrencies

What to look for in a Forex Trading Strategy

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Have you ever found yourself tempted to pull the trigger on a trade that did not meet your rules of engagement (your trading strategy rules)? If you haven’t, then kudos to you! If you resemble the majority, however, then you have very likely been in this position more than once. Despite the title, this will … Continue reading What to look for in a Forex Trading Strategy

How to Build a Trading Plan: Part Four

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Goal setting Having something to strive for should be an essential part of your trading plan. It is how we develop and ultimately progress. Goal setting is a component that should not only focus on financial objectives; it should also look at developmental goals as well. Some examples of developmental goals might be: Sticking to … Continue reading How to Build a Trading Plan: Part Four

How to build a Trading plan: Part Three

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Trading strategies As you can probably imagine, trading strategies vary according to the individual trader. Despite the differences, each trading plan should display clearly defined rules of engagement for both entry and exit signals. A setup is essentially a repetitive ‘pattern’ that provides a high-probability signal to trade the market. Whilst we recommend noting each … Continue reading How to build a Trading plan: Part Three

How to Build a Trading Plan: Part Two

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As briefly highlighted in part one, the staple behind any respectable trading plan will place a strong emphasis on risk and money management principles. What is your overall market risk? Overall market risk is the maximum permissible amount of capital at risk at any one time. As an example, let’s say that we have set … Continue reading How to Build a Trading Plan: Part Two