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  • Don't get caught in the JSE ALSI Bulltrap - Here's why
  • As a novice trader, it's easy to try and guess where the market's bottom is. It's easy to see a bounce in a falling market, and assume that things are going up from here. But calling a bottom is one of the most dangerous things a trader can do. In fact, with trading we say you're trying to ‘catch a falling knife'. Most traders pile up their positions with a whole bunch of longs (buys) a... ››› more
  • [02 June 2022]
  • Forex Trading Q&A for the day
  • Q. "Trader X recently sent out a Forex trade to short (sell) the EUR/ZAR. I am currently trading Forex CFDs and would like to ask how I can calculate the minimum rands risked per pip movement if I traded 5 CFDs. Do you have a formula to help with this?” A. Hi John S, yes I can absolutely help with this. ... ››› more
  • [19 May 2022]
  • How to slow down your losses in a market crash
  • It seems that uncertain times are ahead of us. On the one hand we have the main stock markets crashing to new yearly lows. Since March 2022: The JSE All Share Index is down 9.6% The SP500 has crashed over 14.6% The Nasdaq has dropped over 20% Also gold is down over 10% and some of the main crypto's like Bitcoin and Ethereum are down over 50%. Some believe we are entering into a ... ››› more
  • [19 May 2022]
  • My Personal Trading “cheat sheet”
  • My trading is governed by this cheat sheet which focuses on three things! • The first is trading goals. • The second, your trade reporting and how to spot a big trend. • Third, A trade analysis & execution plan. Sticking to this cheat sheet has made me a successful trader for the last 20 years and now I hope it can do the same for you… I've broken this cheat sheet into ... ››› more
  • [11 May 2022]
  • Four things to look for in a trading programme in 2022
  • Most people who want to build their wealth through trading, are in the same boat. They want to learn how to trade. Some have an idea that you do need a strict, automated and proven system but they have no idea where to start. The questions start piling up such as: • What indicators should I use? • Which markets should I add? • What charting platform and broker is best for... ››› more
  • [03 February 2022]
  • AVOID the S&P 500 index in 2022 - Here's why…
  • The S&P 500 is arguably the most popular stock Index. It contains the companies most widely owned by individual investors. It also accounts for roughly 80% of the overall value of the stock market in the US. And it's been a boon for investors who have held in their portfolio over the past decade. But the era of high returns could be ending. Let me explain… ... ››› more
  • [19 January 2022]
  • Three themes that could dominate 2022
  • Incredibly, it's already that time of year when brokers, banks and analysts' dust off their crystal balls and start making wild predictions on what will happen to financial markets over the next 12 months. Now, it's important for you to remember, that no matter how fancy the title of the person making predictions, or how prestigious the institution, the future has a way of surprising us all. ... ››› more
  • [12 January 2022]
  • Predicting 2022 in 5 minutes
  • Every year we start off with our biggest, boldest and best predictions for the coming 12 months. How will the world around us change? What will stock markets do? And where do the biggest opportunities exist? Five predictions to start off the year Prediction #1 - The pandemic will end in 2022 It’s the prediction no one has been willing to make. Just as we think things are taking... ››› more
  • [11 January 2022]
  • Is South Africa heading for a recession again?
  • Last week's GDP data showed that South Africa's economy shrunk in the third quarter of 2021. This follows four quarters of economic growth from pandemic lows. It also means that another quarter of economic contraction would put the country back in recession. So, are we heading back into recession, or will the economy turn upwards from here? Let's have a look at what the numbers say… ... ››› more
  • [15 December 2021]
  • Did you miss my first prediction on the SP500? Here's my next one...
  • In July this year, I pinpointed 3 green lights for its rally to 4,600. And have you seen recently it's been trading at around 4,681 The price has shot right through the price target and then some. At first, I was going to just bank my profits and run… However, I've just been alerted another 3 MAJOR buying signals. And now my SP500 price target just got bigger, better and even mor... ››› more
  • [01 December 2021]
  • My 3 GREEN Lights for the next S&P500 rally
  • Previously, I spoke about a Nasdaq rally coming soon. Since then the Nasdaq hasn't stopped rising. If you missed out on it, don't worry. I already have my eyes on the next big rally… The S&P500. The S&P 500, is a stock market index that tracks the stock performance of 500 of the largest companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. And as of last week, we saw it r... ››› more
  • [06 July 2021]
  • BRACE YOURSELF: We saw this in 1997 and it looks like it's about to happen again!
  • 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
  • [22 July 2019]
  • “Thank you Timon - I just made a R1,400 profit from your gold tip”
  • 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
  • [15 May 2019]
  • Let the JSE bear be your investment opportunity
  • When the market opens today it will officially be in a bear market as the JSE extends the recent sell-off on overnight weakness offshore. Most of this sell-off has been driven by global politics and rising interest rates in the US, with other developed markets to follow suit. Retail investors are yet to “Panic” about the value of their portfolios. ... ››› more
  • [25 October 2018]
  • Why every trader must follow the OODA trading method
  • Q. “I am looking to trade using the OODA method, do you suggest I apply it to my trading and how does it work?” A. I haven’t heard this acronym for many years.     Basically, OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide and Act.   I believe all trading systems should apply the OODA method, as it makes trading more mechanical, easier and automatic to follow without any ext... ››› more
  • [04 October 2018]
  • Why Japan could be the reason we bank huge profits in October
  • It is every trader's goal to be able to accurately predict where markets are heading. And it's been my mission this year to find a reliable indicator that can predict where the JSE ALSI Top 40 is headed. After plotting a whole bunch of indicators, relative strength oscillators and indices, I think I've done it. And it's all thanks to Japan. Today I'll discuss this predictor, wh... ››› more
  • [04 October 2018]


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