The importance of an Economic Calendar

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Have you ever had one of those trading setups that boasted a staggering amount of confluence fail in dramatic fashion? You know the kind of setups that wouldn’t look out of place as wallpaper on your mobile phone! Of course you have. We all have! One reason the area may have fell flat could have … Continue reading The importance of an Economic Calendar

Using a Multi-Timeframe Approach

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‘It pays to know where you are in the bigger picture’. We’re not entirely sure where this statement originated from, but it is certainly one that should be memorized. What is a multi-timeframe approach? It’s no secret that adopting a multi-timeframe approach can enhance your trading. The problem, however, is that some traders find it … Continue reading Using a Multi-Timeframe Approach

The ceaseless quest for a perfect strategy

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Although having a well-defined trading strategy is vital to get ahead, some traders (particularly those new to the business) mistakenly believe that this is the be-all and end-all of trading, and therefore pursue perfection. Sorry to be the ones to burst this bubble, but there is not a perfect strategy that’ll rain pips day in … Continue reading The ceaseless quest for a perfect strategy

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

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