Q. “Timon I see with Trading Tips, Red Hot Storm Trader and with the MATI Trader System Programme, that you're a strong advocate when it comes to breakout trading patterns. Could you tell me a few reasons why you love breakout trading so much?”
A. A trading style is something you need to explore and it should suit your personality and risk profile.
When it comes to breakout tra... ››› more
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
At first glance investing seems inaccessible, confusing and sometimes even scary.
But the concept really is simple - investors (like you) buy small pieces of companies called shares.
The amount of money you make will be based on how well the company's share price does, and whether it gives you any share of the profits it makes (called dividends).
... ››› more
Q." I signed up with GT247.com and set up my account. Currently, I am fooling around with the simulated trading application.
I came across trailing orders and have been trying to understand it. I didn't notice it in the guide when I initiated the subscription for Red Hot Storm Trader. It is somewhat confusing to implement, please help…"
A. Trailing Stop Loss Order is simply a tool that... ››› 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
• Who owns and controls Bitcoins and are they like shares?
• How can I buy Bitcoin?
• How can my Bitcoins get lost and can I retrieve them back?
Q. Who owns and controls Bitcoins and are they like shares?
Answer by Timon Rossolimos:
Let’s think of a share first. A share is a part of a public listed company on the Stock Exchange. A share is owned by its sh... ››› more
Two weeks ago I posted an article where I made a prediction on where gold is more likely to be going next.
The target I said was $1,550. At the time gold was trading at $1,305 an ounce.
If you missed it, you can catch up at the end of the article.
Since then, I've been overwhelmed by the number of questions you've asked me about this article.
Whether I'm checking emails, presenting at ... ››› more
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
I must say… I'm very impressed with the level of questions I'm getting from you lately.
It's taking Trading Tips to a whole new level of trading professionalism.
And I couldn't be prouder of having you on board.
Just two years ago, I received very easy trading questions that you could find the answers on Google. But lately they have been in-depth questions that has required me to apply... ››› more
We haven't had many questions from you this week.
I assume it's because you know what you're doing or you're just making too much money trading.
Either way it's a good thing.
This means, our Q and A session for the week will be short and sugary.
However, I've written a brand new Forex 101 Report which I think you'll find helpful with your trading.
Feel free to go through the Q&A for... ››› more
Welcome to the first Q&A for 2017 dedicated trader.
I see already, you're asking exciting trading questions/.
What is fantastic is that, I can see you want to prepare yourself for good profits in 2017.
I recommend all traders take a read at these questions and answers.
Q. Forex, Penny shares, equity – Which are best for me?
I'd like to start trading for wealth building. Wha... ››› more
There are a few things with trading that worry me.
The first is when the internet connection cuts out when I'm trying to get into a trade or when I modify my trading levels.
Second, is when the market environment goes into a sideways range where no matter whether we buy or sell - we lose either way.
And third, is when my subscribers write to me and tell me about the worst possible trading... ››› more
The FSPInvest team of experts often get emails asking, “What must I do when I buy my first stock?”
Even experienced investors get stumped not know what shares to invest in next. They are clueless not knowing what to buy, how to buy, where to buy and why to buy!
I certainly don't want this to happen to you!
So today, with the help of the head of the FSPInvest Trading Desk, Timon Rossol... ››› more
I thought you may be interested in reading my answers to some of the recent trading questions I received on from traders on our investing club, www.investorsclub.co.za
If you have a question of your own, simply sign up (it's FREE) and ask away. Either I or one of the other FSPInvest experts will answer your trading and investing questions within 72 hours.
Q: How much do I need to make an ... ››› more
When you're approaching retirement and have to consider all your options, it's possible to think about retiring abroad.
The decision to move abroad is not an easy one, and it should be treated with a lot of responsibility. Before making such an important decision, ask yourself a few questions.
Regarding health care
Health care is one of the biggest concerns for retirees looking to retir... ››› more
Retirement means different things to different people. Some people can't wait for retirement, seeing it as a period of intense relaxation and enjoyment, while others dread the thought of it because they don't know how they're going to manage to save enough money.
Although we all have different views on retirement, this period can be one of the most beautiful periods of our lives, if we plan ahe... ››› more
When you're young, chances are that retirement is not on your mind. You have better things to think about. And who could blame you?
But when you approach retirement age, you start thinking more and more about how you'll spend your golden years, if you'll have enough money to get by, and how you can prepare yourself best for this period.
Preparing for retirement means that you have to assess ... ››› more
When I was new to trading, I learnt plenty of timeless principles from different traders, which helped my Forex trading performance like you have no idea!
I have to tell you about one or two of my encounters that I'll never forget.
There was a time when I met up with a successful Forex trader from Germany who's been trading in the markets for over 32 years.
That's 22 more years' trading t... ››› more
Whenever you speak to your stockbroker, don't forget that he's in the midst of what's going on in the market. He may be privy to information that you don't know about yet. So it's crucial that you make the most of this. Read on to find out what you should ask your broker…
When you phone your stockbroker, it’s not a bad idea to ask him how the market is looking, Gareth Stokes in Fear, Greed a... ››› more
A stockbroker is your entry point to the market. You need a stockbroking account so you can buy and sell shares. But not only does your stockbroker provide you with this crucial function, you can also rely on him for accurate information about the market, the shares you want to buy and any other ‘breaking news' that's important. But to get the best out of him, you need to make sure you call at t... ››› more
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