n the last few weeks, we have seen hundreds of billions of dollars wiped out of the markets.
We have seen crypto drop its trillion US dollar market cap status.
And we have seen top traders, influencers and institutions lose their portfolios.
It's exactly times like these where the inexperienced, greedy and clueless traders destroy their accounts…
And it's not because they don't have a ... ››› more
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
Last week, I flew to South Africa to catch up with friends and relatives.
I'm thrilled to have also have flown with my lovely girlfriend, so I can show her around this beautiful country.
Compared to chilly Greece, the weather has been perfect and it's been incredible being back to friendly faces, open air, amazing food and a lekker Jozie spirit!
Any way last week Friday, I decided to phon... ››› more
It looks like things are finally heading up with the world's markets since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February.
In fact, from the middle of February 2022 we have already seen the markets move up including:
7.6% for the JSE All share index
11.2% for UK's FTSE 100
8.8% for the Dow Jones 30
But that's not all…
The star index that I see major upside to come is showing the most prom... ››› more
In this week's article, we have something extremely special for you.
Chief analyst and master trader, Timon Rossolimos, has prepared a 5 minute video.
He is about to show you how he managed to bank his subscribers over 128.56% gains from 9 trades just this year alone. That's a 75% win rate.
And what he'd like to share with you over the next three Wednesdays, is the key patterns he looks f... ››› more
Bitcoin (and other cryptos) get a bad rep for their energy consumption.
But did you know bitcoin uses less than half the energy of the banking system and the gold industry?
And what's even more encouraging is things are getting greener in the crypto world.
Renewable energy is a growing part of the energy mix for bitcoin. According to the Bitcoin Mining Council, renewables p... ››› more
The next time you travel to Europe, it might be very affordable.
You may actually be able to travel to the hotel of your choice, eat at any restaurant and enjoy the tourist attractions without hurting your pocket.
I'm in Greece right now for a few months and I've got myself a little place in the heart of Athens and I must say, all furniture, appliances, TV and other accessories are super che... ››› more
Here's a bit of a warning.
Have you seen the petrol price hikes lately?
Probably not yet, but you will.
In America the prices of petrol and diesel shot up to the highest level in over 14 years.
Petrol went to $1.23 per litre or $4.69 per gallon.
Diesel rocketed to $1.35 per litre of $5.11 per gallon.
And as you know, what happens in America, has a ripple effect in South Africa ... ››› more
There's one reason you're subscribed to Trading Tips.
You want to make a living trading the financial markets with ease.
But to achieve this, you need to have a plan to turn your financial dreams and visions into a reality.
Step #1 was to join Trading Tips.
Step #2: is to join my weekly trading alerts and updates service through Red Hot Storm Trader.
But do you know what step 3 is?
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As the war between Russia and the Ukraine continues to dominate headlines, we're starting to see a realignment of the global order. The US, and its allies in Europe, are driving the push back against the invasion.
You may find this astonishing (especially if you only get your news from US and European media outlets) but they're finding little support in the rest of the world. South America, Afr... ››› more
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You will Never need to buy another product.
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You will Never have to worry about technical jargon.
And you WILL realise how easy the process is within just a few hours.
Allow me to introduce myself…
My name is Timon Rossolimo... ››› more
If you're looking to build your wealth through trading and you're finally feeling it's time to take action - This article is for you.
Each year, I love to start the year with direction and purpose when it comes to trading.
Share this article, send it to your friends and family and let's start your year off on a profitable note.
Here are my favourite 5 trading resolutions in 2022.
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Q. “I see FSP Invest is offering a Beginner CFD Trading Webinar at the end of this month. I am interested to join but I have one very important question. What is a CFD and how is it different to buying shares?”
A. In short, A CFD (Contract for Difference) is a financial derivative instrument where you’ll enter into a CONTRACT at one price, close it at another price FOR a profit or ... ››› more
Q. “Hi Timon, I have a full time job and three kids. However I want to make money trading. One way I thought of how to do this, is to be a Forex EA. I was wondering if you can direct me to some charting platforms that can do the trick?”
A. Ahhh, so you want to let a Forex robot make you money?
This is probably one of the cleverest ways to make consistent money a... ››› more
The Rand followed the technical pattern in textbook fashion last week banking 3.5% ungeared. That's 35% using futures and as much as 350% on margin if you were trading CFDs.
Right now the Rand is at a crucial technical level as support on the USD/ZAR builds at R16.40.
Look at the chart below to see where the Rand could be headed next…
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Q. “Hi Trading Tips readers, Timon here…
I have an important question for you. As you might have noticed in the last week, we have undergone a few important renovations on our main website.
And so, I wanted to ask you…
Did you know that we have a one-page go-to-place where you can learn everything about who we are and what we have to offer you?
Our goal is to hel... ››› more
Q. “I am a member of Pickpocket Trader and I trade using the ProTrader charting platform.
I only have two questions with regards to trading CFDs on international shares.
1. What is the difference between CFDs and EQTs on the platform?”
2. Where can find I find the ticker codes for Adidas, Lloyds and other international CFDs?”
A. When you type the name of the share you want t... ››› more
Q. “Hi Timon, I read the weekly article where you expect the JSE ALSI40 to rally.
My question is, if Moody's does eventually decide to downgrade South Africa to junk what would happen and when is the next grading?”
A. The next possible downgrading for South Africa would happen as soon as March, if South Africa fails to come up with a plan with “Credible debt-stabilisation”.
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Q. "I received a trade from PickPocket Trader last week to short the rand using CFDs. Could you tell me a formula I can use to know how many CFDs I must sell, in a way that I don't lose more than 2% on my R35,000 portfolio?"
A. The CFD calculation for Forex currency pairs is a little different to the calculation you need for buying stock CFDs.
Here's a formula you can use for currency CFD... ››› more
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
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