Do you believe that January 2017 is almost over? It feels like yesterday we were celebrating the New Year to come.
And now, we're about to enter February! You know that feeling when you plan to do something and then you postpone it.
Well sometimes we need that kick in the butt to actually do it.
And that's why I am going to present the first Forex 101 Workshop 2017 early in February to g... ››› more
Oh boy! With the new strategies, experts, trading wisdom and products we have for you in store, it's going to be an eventful year. Here at Trading Tips, we like to do nothing more than to improve the service year in and year out. And this year, we have more trading opportunities than ever before. Today, I'm going to give you four FREE resources you can use on your trading journey for 2016. Let's n... ››› more
Click on the play button below and enjoy the interview with Aiden Sookdin (Fast-track Millionaire) and Timon Rossolimos (Head of trading at FSPInvest.co.za).
“Wisdom yields Wealth”
Senior Editor: Trading Tips
Head Analyst: Red Hot Storm Trader
Author: 94 Top Trading Lessons of All Time ... ››› more
If you think the answer is a staircase, you're very clever.
However with this riddle, I was referring to the stock market.
To think that on the 24th April, the JSE was making all-time highs! And in the last 30 days, we had 12 down days in a row!
Last time this happened was pretty much when I was in diapers in 1988. In less than two months, the JSE has gone from 55,355 down to 51,990. Th... ››› more
By trading South African stocks and indices, you can gear up your potential returns.
And if you want to look further afield for trading opportunities, it's never been easier.
Whether it be commodities, forex or international stocks, you can trade these international markets without taking your money offshore.
So what are your options?
Read on to find out…
It’s easy to trade ... ››› more
Through financial instruments like spread trading, it's easy for South African traders to take advantage of international markets.
If this type of trading appeals to you, Europe is worth considering.
European stocks are heading strongly higher
Towards the end of January, European stocks broke out of their sideways trend or downwards trend.
This was thanks to the ann... ››› more
Options trading is by far the most popular trading tool in the US. As a South African trader you can trade this popular instrument too.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Derivative Market lists options on the single stock futures it lists.
So what exactly is an option? And how much risk do they come with?
Let's take a closer look…
What are options?
In South Africa, options are ... ››› more
Happy New Year dedicated reader and may it be a prosperous and profitable 2015 for you and your family!
To start your year on a strong note, you first need to make your trading resolutions and stick to them!
It can be easy to make personal resolutions to stop smoking, drink less, eat less chocolate, etc… But you also need to take the opportunity to address your finances and make proper tra... ››› more
Over the last few weeks, tensions have been mounting in Iraq. An outright civil war is underway. The insurgence led to the oil price hitting highs not seen for nearly ten months. So is there any way to play this surge in the oil price? Let's take a closer look…
The oil price responded higher on developments in Iraq
Since events in Iraq started to snowball so has the oil price. With Iraq as o... ››› more
When you trade, it's so easy to fall into some bad habits. If you can identify these bad habits and stick to a few important principles, then you have the makings of a successful trader. To get you on the road to financial trading success, read on…
Successful trader ingredient #1: Be patient
Whatever type of financial trading you do, don’t be in a rush to put a trade on. If your targets ar... ››› more
I recently received a question on the InvestorsClub.co.za.
It asked; "Why are so many South African traders worried about American markets and economic data?"
Now this is an excellent question, and is essential for anyone planning on trading the financial markets for profits.
In fact, understanding this could not only prevent your trade getting blindsided by a data released in the US, but... ››› more
"Hi Timon I'm interested to learn how to trade, but I don't know the first step, therefore my intention with this mail is that I'm in need of a mentor to start off with! I'm very eager to learn - B from The Investors Club."
Well there are a few simple steps which can kick start your trading career!
It's always best to start off learning the nitty-gritties of trading before you commit to any... ››› more
What I'm about to reveal to you, could have a negative impact on your portfolio in the short to medium term.
If you're a trader and you enjoying buying into the market like I do, then reading this could potentially save you from taking unnecessary losses.
On a daily basis, I go over a specific list of charts including our main market, the All Share Index (ALSH).
Today when I opened up the AL... ››› more
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