I've spent over R100,000 worth of products, market newsletters, financial losses and terrible financial advice from executive traders…
All I used to hear were false promises, ego driven incentives and chauvinism where they guaranteed huge returns in a short period of time.
Most of the guys who tell you they have a holy grail for trading has either an inferiority complex or the need to be right... ››› more
On Tuesday 11 February 2014, one of my Five Forex Profit Patterns was staring at me in the face…
It's been ages since I last saw this formation line up and so, without hesitation, I told my Forex Trader subscribers to get in on the action…
And you're not going to believe this!
It just took one tiny little letter of the alphabet to bank them a 55% gain in just a matter of hours.
I d... ››› more
Bad news keeps penetrating the markets:
- Continuous strikes!
- Disgruntled employees!
- Interest rate hikes!
- Inflation devastation
and so many other economic issues.
In fact, I haven't held a share longer than three months in over five years.
But today, I'm putting my foot-down and I'm buying into this sector big time!
I've waited five years for this sector to break out and now... ››› more
There are plenty of trading myths out there which generally scare potential traders.
Here's one of them…
"Day-trading in the stock market is the most dangerous way to trade!”
Quite simply, day-trading is a style of trading where you'll take one or more positions within one trading day!
So you'll trade anywhere between the open and the close of the trading day.
Many novice trader... ››› more
"Timon, how can I get into a Forex trade and not risk too much of my portfolio?"
Today I'm going to show you how you can get into each Forex trade and limit your risks at the same time.
Let's go… ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
On the 1st of March, 50 Forex traders mastered the art of trading with a 90% monthly s... ››› more
"Which is the best technical indicator I can use when trading Forex?"
This is a question, I get asked at least once a month!
There are a deluge of different technical indicators to choose from, which can help you towards your Forex trading success.
You get traders that recommend indicators like the Stochastic, The MACD, Bollinger Bands, the ADX, blah blah!
Don't worry about any of the... ››› more
The economic environment in Europe is a mess.
Growth is generally non-existent, unemployment is at record highs and many governments are struggling to stay afloat in an ocean of debt.
This doesn't sound like the best environment for business.
World famous investor Warren Buffett has been buying European stocks this year.
Buffett’s value investing techniques have built him a ... ››› more
Every trader loses money at one stage or another.
Sometimes things happen in the markets that are outside of your control, and are impossible to predict.
However, although you can't control the outcome of every trade, by understanding why things go wrong you control how you deal with your inevitable losers to limit your risk and maximise your reward over the long-term.
Let me explain..... ››› more
As we've moved through the month of April, a thought popped into my head while I was watching some of my fellow traders hard at work in front of their trading screens:
"The trading floor of most big trading firms would be a caricature artist's paradise." Odd, I know...
But the volatility of the markets in April produced some of the most contorted and twisted facial expressions I've seen in a lo... ››› more
A Gauteng man has been through hell. This man, had done nothing wrong... But for five years he has been jumping though bureaucratic hoops trying to clear his name, but still hasn't managed to do so.
You see, this man had his identity stolen. Someone had been masquerading around using all his personal details to take personal loans in his name. Eventually the man was cleared of the fraud from th... ››› more
Unemployment increases by 27%. For every new business that starts up three move to 'greener pastures'…
Electricity prices soar by more than inflation for at least the next decade. Now that's the picture of an economy that's not set to grow. But it's not an example of some third world country in trouble.
It's a picture of what happened in California in the USA in the last decade, and ... ››› more
If you've recently taken the plunge and bought some shares, the following question has inevitably crossed your mind: What do I do if my shares plummet?
Maybe one of your investments has already fallen significantly and you have no idea if you should sell the share or wait it out. One of the most common mistakes new investors make is panicking when some of the shares they've bought suddenly drop ... ››› more
“My own money is 100% offshore in foreign equity, property and even cash”. - This was a huge statement delivered by Allan Gray fund manager Duncan Artus at the recent investor forum held at Sun City.
In fact, the main theme of the forum overall was that most fund managers in South Africa are at the maximum allowed offshore levels in their funds.
South Africa is not the investment opportu... ››› more
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