Q. "Trader X recently sent out a Forex trade to short (sell) the EUR/ZAR. I am currently trading Forex CFDs and would like to ask how I can calculate the minimum rands risked per pip movement if I traded 5 CFDs. Do you have a formula to help with this?”
A. Hi John S, yes I can absolutely help with this.
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The JSE crashed 14.45% between 2 March 2022 and 9 May 2022.
Similarly, the Dow Jones index in the USA is down 10.74% year to date of which half of this drop has been in the past month. And the S&P 500 index is down 14.75% year to date.
We hear about inflation, war, lockdowns, supply chain issues all as contributing to this bear market…
So, what is fuelling the market's drop - and are we... ››› Read more
It seems that uncertain times are ahead of us.
On the one hand we have the main stock markets crashing to new yearly lows.
Since March 2022:
The JSE All Share Index is down 9.6%
The SP500 has crashed over 14.6%
The Nasdaq has dropped over 20%
Also gold is down over 10% and some of the main crypto's like Bitcoin and Ethereum are down over 50%.
Some believe we are entering into a ... ››› Read more
If you've heard of ‘value investing', you may automatically think of Warren Buffett or Benjamin Graham, the man who coined the term - Value Investing - and, arguably the world's greatest value investor.
However, there's another person who revolutionised value investing, back in April 2000.
And he doesn't even invest!
He's a little-known accounting professor, who wrote a 57-page research... ››› Read more
For years, many in the West have admired the ability of the Chinese Government to push through policies that would never fly in a democratic country. This has allowed them to build structures like the Three Gorges Dam.
This hydroelectric project is the world's largest power station and provides about 10% of the country's electricity. But it also required the relocation of over 1 million people.... ››› Read more
Q. “I'm a member of Pickpocket Trader and Red Hot Storm Trader. I am currently using the Velocity Trader platform. My question is when I take a trade and follow your system, what order type should I choose and why? Please see attached picture”
A. Hi Zweli, Thank you for the question.
Out of the list above, there are only two market orders I like to use:
This is wher... ››› Read more
Uber is one of the most amazing success stories in recent history.
As I write this the company is worth $88 billion today. But it doesn't own any vehicles. And it doesn't pay salaries to employees.
In fact - the company is estimated to have between 3 and 4 million drivers around the world.
Yet the company doesn't have a fraction of the overheads a business with 3 million employees would h... ››› Read more
My trading is governed by this cheat sheet which focuses on three things!
• The first is trading goals.
• The second, your trade reporting and how to spot a big trend.
• Third, A trade analysis & execution plan.
Sticking to this cheat sheet has made me a successful trader for the last 20 years and now I hope it can do the same for you…
I've broken this cheat sheet into ... ››› Read more
Imagine! At an age when some people give up hope of making real money,
Buffett was just getting started on the fortune he controls today.
And, that's why I'm here to say it's never to late to start investing… especially when you consider we are at the cusp of something huge… A massive shift from Growth to Value…
As you know tech stocks like Zoom, Netflix, Tesla Pinterest and many oth... ››› Read more
First world countries are suddenly dealing with higher inflation than in third world countries!
In the US for instance inflation is currently at 8.5%.
It hasn't been above 4% since 2009. And in the past 25 years it's never been above 6%.
And now inflation is the highest it's been in 40 years!
But it's not just the US that's seeing inflation speed up. The UK, Australia, Canada and much ... ››› Read more
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