I've got a friend that's a great trader and very passionate about the equity markets. Whenever he has a brilliant trade, he immediately sends me a screenshot of his amazing profits. And, when he has a bad trade he'll let me know about his disappointment.
However, these last few weeks he's been very quiet. As a matter of fact, he only let me know of one trade each week. And, I realised he contac... ››› more
“Hi Timon, are we going through the next stock market crash?”
There's a big worry going around in the world that interest rates are about to go up in the U.S. And that the German economy could already be in a recession.
Fear and panic has once again kicked into the JSE-AlSH 40 (JSE All Share Index 40 index), as people are starting to pull out of their long term investments.
But lucki... ››› more
Last month, the JSE All Share Index 40 (ALSI 40) fell by 3.2% and broke a crucial level that I've been watching.
By breaking this level, the JSE has entered into the “Deathly Crocodile's Mouth.
And that means, I expect the stock market to fall down another 7.75%.
But why wait for the fall when you can bank an easy 111.29% trading gain?
The Deathly Crocodile’s Mo... ››› more
“I entered an ALSI trade the other day at 40,000. I wanted to protect my portfolio, so I set a stop loss at 39,910. The problem is, the market went below my stop loss (39,910) and I LOST even more than I should have. Please explain why?”- Roxy
Every good trader and trading book tells you how crucial it is to put in a stop loss when you trade.
But if you don't know HOW to put a stop loss... ››› more
"Hi Timon, How many contracts should I buy if I have a portfolio of R20,000, when trading the ALMI?" - L.Y
If you don't know the answer to this question, then don't trade another ALMI until you've read this!
There are many different ways to calculate how many contracts you should buy or sell with any one ALMI trade.
But, let me explain to you what I find the easiest…
H... ››› more
This free tool will help you calculate how many ALMI (Mini-ALSI40) contracts you should trade.
This will help you keep strict money management rules using the percentage rule.
Here it is...
Your FREE ALMI Risk Calculator
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Always keep in mind,
"Wisdom Yields Wealth"... ››› more
There is nothing a short term break-out trader hates more than, a sideways market that doesn't move much.
When the market is directionless, there are so few trading opportunities to make big and quick gains.
Well, for the last five years, the market has been flat and boring and profitable trades have been very scarce.
But now the SAVI index is telling traders that there's a ‘profit pa... ››› more
Today, the market finished in negative territory as a result of large losses by the gold miners. Retailers didn't help out, posting losses. Let's have a closer look at what happened…
To finish the week, the JSE closed down for the third day in a row today.
The JSE All Share closed 0.59%, with the Top 40 dropping 0.60%.
Gold shares were mostly to blame, notes IOL.
The “gold sector dr... ››› more
Yesterday, the price of the yellow metal hit a one month high. The gold price rally was great for the miners, which closed with mighty gains. But retailers took the good out of the gold miners' day. Let's see what happened…
By lunchtime yesterday, the gold price was already up 1.7%, reports Fin24, thanks to a weaker dollar. But the yellow metal is “still down more than a fifth this year”.
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Whether you own shares or you're just keeping an eye on a few you're interested in, it's essential you keep an eye on the company's share price. It's equally important to see how the overall market is performing. This will give you insight into the performance of specific shares. And it couldn't be easier…
A share’s price acts very much like a finely tuned barometer. The price of a share ref... ››› more
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