The rand is once again in hot water.
In August, we saw the currency drop from R15.00 down to R17.78 for the first time since 21 May 2020.
And this is due to one main factor.
We hit half a million cases of Coronavirus in SA, taking us to the top five infected countries in the world.
It's clear the COVID-19 pandemic still has the power to cause a see-saw in market sentiment.
And... ››› more
What an interesting month it's been for Trading Tips.
As the world has been easing their national lock down rules, it looks like the global economy is slowly going back to ‘normal'.
And each week I do an analysis, I find yet another stock exchange which is set to rally higher.
First the Dow Jones, second the JSE All share Index, then the rand and today is no different.
In toda... ››› more
On Monday (11 May 2020), the Bitcoin Halving event took place for the first time in four years.
This was where the miners reward for Bitcoins per block was cut by half, from 12.5 Bitcoin down to 6.25.
I told you I expected Bitcoin to rally in the next couple of months.
Not only because, historically the Bitcoin price rallies after every Bitcoin Halving event but because there is on... ››› more
On Monday, while I was doing my weekly market analysis, I saw something I've never seen before.
For the first time in history, the US WTI (West Texas Intermediate) oil prices crashed below zero.
At first, I thought this was just a glitch on my trading platform. But then, just minutes later, it was the breaking news event of the day.
When I did the research, I realised that the demand f... ››› more
There seems to be optimism flowing back into European markets.
Particularly in the UK as, in the last month, we've seen the FTSE 100 recover over 18%.
This is due to a number of reasons including:
• The COVID-19 infection rate is slowing down
• Talks about the ease of strict lockdowns
• The pound strengthening at an alarming rate
• Investor confidence entering the stock markets... ››› more
Bitcoin has once again surpassed the psychological $10,000 level, which has been making headlines…
And now, investors, analysts and traders world-wide, don't know whether to buy more of it or just sell it…
Some are calling it a bubble, others are waiting for a pull back and some are waiting for a major crash.
But I'm going to put all of those emotional driven articles to bed... ››› more
Brent crude has had an abysmal start of the year.
As things stand, the price is hovering around $50 per barrel which is the lowest it's been in over 12 months.
A major, if not ONLY factor, that's resulted in the drop in brent crude is the Coronavirus.
As I write this, the virus has already infected more than 17,000 Chinese people and more than 350 have died. The numbers are rising on... ››› 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
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
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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I'm looking for... ››› 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
Ben started to dabble in the Forex market.
He's just bought the Australian dollar versus the American dollar for the third time.
And just pocketed R10,000 from his R5,000 portfolio.
He's on a winning streak.
Ben feels that trading is the quickest key to his financial freedom.
Aaah, the jubilation! The smell of sea sand, while he hears the crashing of the waves.
Retirement here we... ››› more
The best lessons in life are those learnt through experience.
And today, I'm going to post some of these lessons.
However, they won't be from what I learnt from trading.
Instead, I'm going to post some lessons my newbie subscriber traders have learnt during their first month of trading.
Take the first lesson for example…
“Boet, as soon as you take a trade according to you... ››› 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
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