Live Trade: Long GBPCAD @ 1.7136

Sharing a setup (including screenshot) I came across in the last 20 minutes on the daily timeframe on GBPCAD.  Part of the journey in automating a large chunk of my trading activities. Continue reading

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Crypto investment – considering the mental factor

Some months ago I added a separate page on my blog just to mention a few bits about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general.  This was sparked by several friends and family inquiring as to whether I thought it would be a good investment.  Click here to see those explanations.crypto

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Working notes: Systematic trading etc

Live Trading, running an algo, reconciling the two, more coding, building a market context model.  Long hours. All that was part of my week.  Read further for a detailed discussion of these. Continue reading

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Linda Raschke: Great trading resource

Linda Raschke was one of the well-known traders that the discretionary trader at the hedge fund repeatedly pointed me towards to.  He had a lot of respect for some of her viewpoints regarding trading techniques.

Just came across some earlier notes from working through some of her publications and thought I quickly share them here (see below).  Basically a list of insights I had gained, or technical points that I wanted to draw attention to for myself. Continue reading

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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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How to overcome fear and greed in trading (webinar presented with ValuTrades)

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, hosted me, along with Malte Kaub from Traders Leadership Council, for a webinar on Wednesday 22nd November at 7pm.

The talk’s duration was 1 hour with the topic of  “How to overcome fear and greed in trading”.

You can access a recording of the webinar & slides on the Valu Trades archive session.





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