What snipers can teach you about trading

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A military sniper’s edge is not only crucial, it’s also extremely extensive! Determining distance, selecting camouflage, preparing a suitable location, making sure that the rifle is well-sighted, having the correct mindset and showing patience are just some of the components that help form a sniper’s edge in the field. Without it, there could potentially be … Continue reading What snipers can teach you about trading

The Majors

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In this article, you’re going to find out what instruments the majority of investors/traders use in the forex market, and also the cool facts that surround these individual units. What is a Major? In simple terms, a major is a FREQUENTLY traded (liquid) currency. The US dollar, the Great British Pound, the Australian dollar, the … Continue reading The Majors

Why becoming an independent Forex Trader is appealing

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The word ‘Independent’, or ‘financially independent’, is KEY here my fellow traders! Like most folks, the thought of low-paying government pensions, working in your seventies and, just, well, working in general, usually brings a sour taste to one’s mouth. A lot of people are often left thinking that there must be more to life than … Continue reading Why becoming an independent Forex Trader is appealing

Taking Your First Live Forex Trade: The Emotional Challenge

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Updated May 2020 Regardless of how long you’ve traded a demo account, pulling the trigger in a live trading setting brings with it strong, raw, uninhibited emotion. Traders, particularly newer traders, enter live trading high on excitement. Emotional trading, however, often breeds mistakes – errors that may not only wipe out your account, but can … Continue reading Taking Your First Live Forex Trade: The Emotional Challenge

An Introduction to Greed and Fear in the Financial Markets

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‘Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed’ – Albert Einstein. Greed and fear, two opposing emotional conditions, are principal drivers that have a profound impact on our lives. And unless you’re a robot coated in human skin, dealing with greed and fear is inevitable in trading. Greed and fear: a brief history … Continue reading An Introduction to Greed and Fear in the Financial Markets