Trader X has already banked 409,96% cumulative gains since Jan, with just two losses this year…
That's an 80% win rate right there…
You can take a look below to see what he's been trading.
It’s been quite the run so far and he is super confident, there is a lot more to come. The global markets are pumping and so is his winning streak.
If you keen to... ››› more
Q. “Timon you were right about the delay in the voting in the USA, due to the counting of hand mail.
But now the big question is.
What can we expect with the US stock markets, with Joe Biden becoming the next American President?”
A. I did some research on the weekend. When I went to back-test the US stock markets over the last 23 election years, what I found might surprise ... ››› more
Q. “Hi Timon, with the gemors going on in South Africa, I really want to just be able to trade overseas. Could you please tell me how I can open an offshore trading account, how much money I'll need and which brokers are the easiest to trade with?”
A. I fully understand where you’re coming from.
It’s not safe anymore to keep your money in just one place – especiall... ››› more
Q. “My question is really basic and so please bear with me… I have been wanting to invest in shares for the last three years and I would very much like to receive dividends as a passive income. Could you please explain what dividends are exactly and why a company would pay dividends to shareholders?”
A. I am always happy to answer these questions, because we all have to start somewhere w... ››› more
Q. "Hi Timon, I'm looking to expand the number of international shares to trade. I have seen through Real Wealth and Trading Tips that there are a number of growing industries in the world. Three that come to mind include: Artificial Intelligence, Electric Cars and Renewable Energy... Could you name a few of the large names that make up these industries so that I can add these shares to my watch l... ››› more
Q. “I have a set of rules for a strategy that I follow however, I have a problem. I can't seem to implement the rules like I should as greed and fear get the better of me… Do you have any tips that I can turn my trading rules into second-nature habits?”
A. This is an EXCELLENT question, and one I struggled to achieve for the first three years of trading.
You can easily have all the r... ››› more
Q. “I heard there is an anomaly event that takes place in September which traders should be wary of. Could you explain what the ‘September Effect' is and why they believe it is a bad month for investing in stocks.”
A. September has been known over the last 100 years as the worst performing month for stocks, due to two main reasons…
First, investors are worried about upcoming third-... ››› more
Q. “I received a trade signal last week to buy Reinet… I am a new member with Red Hot Storm Trader and wanted to know what the big difference is between buying 200 Reinet CFDs versus buying 200 Reinet shares and what instrument I should buy with Red Hot Storm Trader?”
The BIGGEST difference between buying shares versus buying CFDs is that when you buy CFDs, you will gain exposure to the ... ››› more
Q. "I heard on the news last week, that soon we will be able to trade Bitcoin futures and that it will be a major game changer for traders all around the globe. Can you share a few details about this and when the futures will be available to trade?"
A company called Bakkt which is a subsidiary of the New York Stock Exchange - parent company - Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has given the go ah... ››› more
It's been a tough few weeks for South Africa.
It all started when finance minister, Tito Mboweni, unveiled yet another bailout for Eskom. The R59 billion taxpayer band aid then spooked international investors and prompted announcements from ratings agencies Fitch and Moody's.
Both echoed the usual concerns about slowing growth, rising government debt and the inability of our policy framewo... ››› more
The GEPF recently announced that it plans to invest more of its funds offshore. This move could have a massive negative impact on South African financial markets.
How big a negative impact?
As much as FIVE times worse than the country being downgraded to junk status.
Some of you ... ››› more
Last week was a busy week with the market sailing through a gauntlet of central bank meetings, escalating trade tensions and a historic meeting between the US and North Korea.
Surprisingly the JSE held up relatively well buoyed by a weaker Rand. We've also seen volatility (measured by the VIX) drop back towards 12, a level that signals the market might not be pricing in the risk of a “Trump ... ››› more
Just a few years ago, trading offshore was an absolute nightmare.
Not only did you have to physically take your money out of the country, you also had to endure these five tedious experiences:
~ $2,500 minimum deposit
~ Endless paper work to fill in and sign
~ Limited access to instruments and control of the portfolio
~ Over a week to withdraw and deposit funds
~ Costs through the roof
... ››› more
As we enter 2018, many people are looking to diversify their portfolios.
Normally this would be an ideal time to invest offshore, but unfortunately offshore markets are at record highs. So it's difficult to find any value.
At the same time, staying in cash is not viable with global inflation edging up slowly.
So how can you diversify offshore without putting too much of your money at ... ››› more
The major news is today's GDP growth figure for the 2nd quarter. The print should come out at 2.6% and signal a short-lived recession.
The Rand's strength was given a boost after poor jobs numbers out from the US on Friday, but has started consolidating around R12.95. We believe clients should use the current strength to allocate an appropriate portion of assets to offshore markets. - Contact ... ››› more
By now I am sure most of you have heard about Black Swan events.
Invented by Nassim Taleb, a black swan event is an unpredictable event that makes a big impact. The 2008 crash is one example.
However, there has recently been another concept developed that you may not be familiar with: The Grey Rhino event. Unlike black swans, grey rhinos are very predictable.
A black swan is like a stro... ››› more
Today I'm going to introduce you to a new way of thinking about companies.
As an avid reader of Money Morning, you've probably heard the terms: “Value investing” and “growth investing” before… And, if you haven't, don't worry, I will quickly recap what each strategy entails.
But, today we're going to go one step further. I'm going to show you a simple hybrid approach - what I cal... ››› more
It's been too long. Too long, since we've seen the markets make new highs. And it's not been easy for trend tradertimon bw.jpgs to make profits, not only in South Africa, but also across the world.
I'm sure by now you're starting to be a little frustrated with the way things are moving. And you have every right to be. But we need to remember this. The market goes through different environment... ››› more
This year so far, the rand is down over 10% against the dollar. It's a similar story with the currency's performance against the euro and the pound.
It looks like the rand is far from out of the woods yet.
So if you haven't hedged yourself against the rand's fall, what can you do now?
Read on to find out…
Rand hedge #1: Hold foreign currency
You can hedge yourself against the r... ››› more
Investing offshore has its advantages.
By investing in offshore markets, you diversify your portfolio. This helps to lower your overall risk.
But by investing offshore, you take on currency risk.
So what is currency risk? What does it mean for your investments? And can you avoid currency risk?
Read on to find out…
What is currency risk?
Currency risk is a risk you take on wh... ››› more
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