What is the difference between “Red Hot Storm Trader”, “Forex Trader” and “The Winning Streak”?
It has come to my attention. Majority of our members have no idea about the differences between our three exclusive trader services.
Whether it's on the InvestorsClub.co.za, seminars or just face to face, I've been asked the same question for the last four years.
Today for the first... ››› more
Below you'll find important questions and answers about CFD trading…
Enjoy today's Q&A on CFDs.
CFDs versus Share Codes
Q “Are the CFD share symbols codes the same as for normal shares? How do you distinguish between CFD and normal share?”
A The CFD is just the derivative of the share...
So you're not buying a share, you're buying the exposure... ››› more
Two weeks ago I posted an article where I made a prediction on where gold is more likely to be going next.
The target I said was $1,550. At the time gold was trading at $1,305 an ounce.
If you missed it, you can catch up at the end of the article.
Since then, I've been overwhelmed by the number of questions you've asked me about this article.
Whether I'm checking emails, presenting at ... ››› more
What you're about to read might be great for South Africans, but not so great for the UK.
Just a few months ago I was in London burning my fingers from every purchase. At the time the GBP/ZAR was trading at R23.00 to one pound.
So every item of clothing, gadget and snack I bought in Regent Street was around four times more expensive than here in SA.
MC Donalds alone on average was around ... ››› more
Timon Rossolimos answers all your most important questions on trading for the week. This week's mailbag includes questions on Forex, stop losses, candlesticks, CFD contracts, Options and more.
Enjoy today's Q and A session…
To place a stop loss or not to place a stop loss?
“Is it necessary to place a stop loss if I watch my account closely from 9 ‘till 5?”
Ans... ››› more
Dear Trading Tips reader,
On Saturday, at the Forex 101 Workshop in Durban, an attendee asked a question which sparked an interest with the rest of the attendees.
“Out of the hundreds of news events, which ones are the most important to trade with?”
I could see by their faces that they all wanted to know the answer to this question.
Who wouldn't? Everyone wants to know which eve... ››› more
New traders think that when I talk about risking risk 2% of their portfolio, it means investing 2% of what their portfolio is worth.
But that's not what I mean.
Let's say you have R10,000, and you only want to risk 2% or R200 of that amount to trade CFDs.
Here's how much you'll need to invest in your CFD trade…
First some investing/trading 101 basics
Step #1: Know how much you ... ››› more
Here's a question I got from Tony last week:
“I am new to Trading and having bought your Red Hot Storm Trader Service I am not sure what my loss would be if a trade went sour - I use your example below:
If you buy 10 Sasol shares at R450 per share and at a gearing of 10 times, you'd only have to pay R4,500 (R450 X 10).
So essentially, you're buying 100 CFDs on Sasol.
You'll have an e... ››› more
Q: "What buy instruction do I give to the broker? This is the first time I'm taking a trade I don't want to confuse the broker or myself" - W
A: I remember the first time I wanted to buy a share on the JSE in 2003, many years ago. The problem was…
I had no clue what to do or what to say to my broker.
Well, if you're a first time trader and you're not sure what to say to your broker, the... ››› more
If you've been reading some of my articles in Trading Tips and MoneyMorning, you'll probably know I'm quite a stubborn trader.
Stubborn with the proven strategy and money management rules I've followed for the last 12 years. Stubborn with listening to the media and opinions of others.
And stubborn with the number of shares I watch on a daily basis.
In fact, I only look at 23 shares to tra... ››› more
The JSE's performance over the last seven days has been dismal to say the least. It's down 3.22% and nobody seems to know when it's going to stop.
Every major sector on the JSE has decreased taking the shares down with it.
Financials - Down 1.53%
Resources - Decreased 1.79%
Industrials - Fell 1.12%
Gold mining - Tanked 4.12%
But despite this poor performance, there are opportunities... ››› more
Last week, we published the kind of recommendation I prefer not to put into the public domain.
• First, it was a short-recommendation.
• Second it was a short-recommendation on an established, stable and, what most people would consider, blue-chip company.
• Third, it used a fairly advanced trading instrument that's often misunderstood by the general public.
But, in spite of these ... ››› more
Have you ever asked yourself, “Will you live as well as your parents did when you retire?”
That's a question thousands of South Africans ask themselves everyday when they reach retirement. The sad truth is, the answer is probably always, “No, I won't”
And, it's no surprise...
You know the statistics that say, only a quarter of South Africans will retire comfortably. The rest wi... ››› more
In just a few hours turn R500 into R1,405
Discover the different instruments using gearing
Why I like CFD's to harness the power of gearing
The Forex Trader Team, recently sent out this trade to our Forex Trader subscribers: We told them to sell (go short) the Great British Pound to the Australian Dollar at $2.0288 and put their take profit level at 1.9920. Traders could have entered this tra... ››› more
A day does not go by where I haven't learnt something about trading.
It's more dynamic than you'll ever imagine.
You see, every year there's an influx of new information feeding the market,
• Political and economical influences
• New opportunities to trade
And with each factor that influences the markets, changes the trading envir... ››› more
If you trade, chances are you use futures, spread trading or contracts for difference (CFDs). But do you know there is another way to trade the market?
It's binary trading.
So what is binary trading? And how does it work?
Read on to find out more…
What is binary trading?
Unlike other forms of trading you may be familiar with, with binary trading you don’t trade on the... ››› more
Trading the stock market with contracts for difference (CFDs) and other derivatives can be risky. This can put some would-be traders off. They're simply too nervous to go it alone.
Well, what if I told you there was a way that you can make money from trading the stock market without having to go it alone.
And that you stand to benefit from an incredible winning streak that's already made mem... ››› more
If you're looking for an easy to understand trading instrument, contracts for difference (CFDs) could be for you.
They're very transparent due to the way their pricing and contract sizes work. And you may be able to trade them with your current stock broker.
So what exactly are CFDs? And how do they work?
Let's take a closer look…
What are CFDs?
A CFD is an agreement you enter ... ››› more
Trading isn't just about making money from rising prices, you can also profit from falling share prices.
You can do this by shorting shares or indices.
Instead of buying at a lower price and selling at a higher price, you hope to buy at a higher price and sell at a lower price, banking a profit.
So if you fancy short selling, what trading instruments can you use?
Let's take a closer l... ››› more
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