Q. “Other than the technical side of trading, what else can I ask my broker which may help with my trading and investing knowledge and the financial decisions I make for my portfolio?”
A. I love this question because I think most people feel intimidated by even talking to their broker.
When you phone up your broker, you may ask them a number of investment and trading questions which th... ››› more
We are already in July 2019 and in the last six months, we've seen the SP500 index rise 17% for the first time since 1997.
With the truce agreement between the US and China that took place at the G20 summit, the rumours about the FED cutting interest rates and the index breaking above the psychological 3,000 level - It looks like we are in for a very profitable ride with the SP500.
But, ... ››› more
Q. "I received a trade from PickPocket Trader last week to short the rand using CFDs. Could you tell me a formula I can use to know how many CFDs I must sell, in a way that I don't lose more than 2% on my R35,000 portfolio?"
A. The CFD calculation for Forex currency pairs is a little different to the calculation you need for buying stock CFDs.
Here's a formula you can use for currency CFD... ››› more
Q. "Timon I am ignorant when it comes to trading CFD's. I understand the basic principles as I have traded Forex before, but I do not know where to find a CFD platform and I don't know what CFDs to trade. Can you please help?"
A. We have two main recommended trading platforms you can use to trade CFDs. You can see them by clicking here.
With regards to what CFDs to trade, yo... ››› more
Q. "Hi Timon do you have a special members only place where we can get trade setups and follow your commentary? I am very keen to start trading and to follow trader signals again. I just wanted to know if someone is there to hold our hands in getting setup?"
A. The trader service is called Red Hot Storm Trader which I've been running since 2013.
When you sign up, ... ››› more
Q. "Hi Timon, I have R20,000 in my trading account and I'd like to take the Nedbank trade you sent through Red Hot Storm Trader.
How many CFDs would I need to buy if I only wish to risk 3% of my portfolio?"
A. You'll need three metrics to calculate the number of CFDs you'll need to buy.
We'll use the Nedbank trade specifics.
Metric 1: Entry ... ››› more
Q. “I'm looking for the best charting platform for a new trader. What features should it have?”
A. Whether you're new or advanced, you it must be user friendly!
You’ll need to make sure your charting platform has the following:
1. Candlestick charting type (To view all market activity with each market in a day)
2. Trend lines and charting tools (To d... ››› more
Q. ”I'm so frustrated Timon, I keep closing trades too soon. Last week, I could have banked a decent profit but instead ended up breaking even? What can I do to stop closing my trades before I should?”
The only way you can stop yourself from closing your trades early is by being away from the screen as soon as you've taken a position.
Set automatic levels and leave yo... ››› more
If you're not aware yet, Facebook is in hot water.
A US Resident has sued Facebook and a British based political consultancy for taking data from millions of Facebook users without their permission.
This information was linked to the exploitation of the information by the Cambridge Analytica consultancy to help President Donald Trump's election campaign.
Long story short, this ordeal has ... ››› more
Whether you're running a business or starting a profitable career, you need to be able to track your success.
You need to know how well the venture is doing, when the bad months are and how it's operating on average.
The same applies for when you run local or international trading account.
Only this way you'll see if your trading is on the way to consistent profits or on a one-way street ... ››› more
You'll love the predictability. You'll love how safe it is. And you'll love the instant cash results.
When you try it, I'm sure you'll agree.
In all my 15 years of helping people make money, this is the easiest and most affordable way I've found to make huge profits from small moves in the markets.
This opportunity wasn't possible to exploit this profitable strategy and bank these kind... ››› more
A big factor in South African markets over the past few months has been the volatility, and my research indicated the retail share profits would jump.
To me this indicated a profit opportunity.
If the market was about to rise, then why not play according to those rules?
In mid November we had an opportunity to get into a real quality offering stock.
BREAKTHROUGH: Do not make any commi... ››› more
After being hit hard for the last two years, it looked like it was now ready to rally according to my 14 year old winning trading strategy.
With this we had a good opportunity to long (buy) into one of the South Africa's top insurance companies - Discovery.
I therefore gave the signal for Red Hot Storm Traders Long (Buy) the DSY CFD. (You will learn all about CFDs when you join and how t... ››› more
In all of my years in financial publishing...
I have rarely come across an easier way to profit than this.
It doesn't matter if you haven't traded before...
It doesn't matter if you've tried a different technique and it didn't work out for you...
And it doesn't matter if you trade so regularly you think you won't have time to add these ‘pickpocket trades' to your da... ››› more
Q.Hi Timon, I have seen a lot of flushes about options trading. What is your view about trading options? Is it something one can consider to embark on?
Answer by Timon Rossolimos:
Options trading is one of the most complicated forms of trading as you have to consider the variables of Delta, theta and gamma...
I would stick to CFDs with trading as the returns are similar and the finan... ››› more
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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
Last year in almost every webinar I gave with Red Hot Storm Trader, I always spoke about where the ALSI 40 (All Share Index Top 40 Companies) was at.
Basically, the entire year I said that the index was going one way.
In fact, the ALSI40 started at 44,500 and ended the year at 44,500.
So you can say, the index went nowhere.
But the index has finally broken out of this side... ››› more
For years we've been reading some ridiculous gold predictions from experts. And when I say experts, I'm talking about the TOP banking analysts around the world.
“Gold is going to $6,000 in the next three years” “You can expect the gold price to go up 15,000% from here”
At that time gold was trading at $1,719, when these predictions were made. And guess what? Today gold is trading at ... ››› more
**Trade Alert: What to Invest in NOW**
After an almost meteoric rise in share price, this small cap's share price has come back to earth.
And it's time to buy again.
You see this share has fallen from an all-time high of R16.99 on 31 October 2016 to R10.60 where it is today.
That's a similar price to a year ago, where it rallied over 65% in less than 7 months. And it did a similar thing... ››› more
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