Category Archives: Financial Markets 101

Traders Networking Drinks

Just returned home from another evening of the London Traders Network drinks. A few dozen trading folks get together in a pub in the City of London (specifically at the New Moon pub), grab a drink and talk about trading amongst … Continue reading

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Traders’ Coffee Talk II – goal setting, mentors & coaches

Recently a long conversation over coffee with a fellow trader triggered lots of thinking regarding the journey of becoming a successful independent trader.  This is Part 2 in a series of blog posts, in which I will share and discuss … Continue reading

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Quick analysis of today’s 2 trades

As planned, spent a few hours on trading today (in the morning), whilst spending the afternoon working on another project, and finally getting some decent exercise done in the sunny outdoors for the evening. Following my exercise and good pasta … Continue reading

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Market Analysis – looking for trending conditions – May 2018

Today is one of the first few days in around 4 months that I am taking a look at several of my charts of various financial instruments.  Am quickly sharing how I go about it.

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Two traders talk over coffee…

This week, on a rainy late Monday afternoon, my trading buddy & I caught up in a small cafe right next to one of east London’s canals.  Neither of us are currently doing much financial markets trading – my friend … Continue reading

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Trader Meetings, programming & DAX trades

A mix of networking with other traders, programming on TradeStation and taking some trades on the German DAX index.  

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