Market Structure Analysis – European indices

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Sharing some of my analysis of the price action of the European indices early in today’s trading session, particularly the slight differences I seem to have found between the DAX and the rest of the indices. Continue reading

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Webinar this week: How to overcome fear and greed in trading

Dear blog readers,

I guess it was only a matter of time before all this blogging would lead to me talking as well as writing.

Valutrades, a broker based in central London, is hosting me, along with Malte Kaub from Traders Leadership Council, for a webinar this coming Wednesday 22nd November at 7pm.  You will need to have at least a demo account with Valutrades in order to be able to register for the free webinar.

The talk will last about 1 hour and the topic will be:

“How to overcome fear and greed in trading”

It would be great to have you along!

Click here to register.




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‘Market structure’ analysis on USDCHF [Nov’17]

Brief discussion on application of ‘market structure’ concepts to recent price action on USDCHF, together with relevant charts.

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Football Statistics & Price Behavior Statistics

footballIn the last 5 years, there were approx 12,400 competitive football matches across the English Premiership & Championship, the Italian Serie-A, the German Bundesliga, the Spanish La Liga, and the group stages of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

In 6,484 of those games one of the teams took a 2-goal lead during the game.  Within this sub-group, the  leading team failed to achieve a victory in 438 cases at the end of 90 minutes.

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Trading strategy back-testing nuts & bolts

Experience-sharing:  Going through some tedious work trying to get my head around various currency futures contracts, correlation with spot products and making sure I am using all the data correctly in back-testing and optimizations.

Comments on TradeStation’s ‘Portfolio Maestro’ product add-in.

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