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.
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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
Since last year, emerging currencies have been falling.
Scrap that… CRASHING…
We aren't sure why exactly, but I think it's all down to what is happening with the US.
You see, the FED is expecting to raise their interest rates this year.
This will help dampen the inflation rate.
As this is good for the GDP and the economy, it will lead to US dollar strength and weakness among o... ››› more
In Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel “The Sun Also Rises” two characters are discussing bankruptcy:
“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked.
“Two ways” Mike said, “gradually and then suddenly”.
The “slowly at first, and then all at once” concept is wonderfully described in Malcom Gladwell's debut book The Tipping Point. Gladwell defines this idea as “the moment of critica... ››› more
So you want to be a top Forex trader, but not sure how much to buy and sell when you take a trade.
Well to achieve this, you'll need to understand the concept called “lots”.
Believe me when I say, this can take hours to find out how it works and what is the ideal amount to buy or sell when it comes to Forex…
Well, look no further.
In this article, you'll learn exactly what a lo... ››› more
The forex market's a $5.3 trillion per day industry.
Every day more money than you could ever imagine changes hands.
If you know what you're doing, trading forex is a great way to grab a thick, rich slice of this money for yourself. Interested?
I bet you are.
But don't jump in before you know these five golden rules for forex trading success…
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Q. “Hi Timon, I'm looking into trading Forex and I want to first make sure I have the best trading platform. Can you tell me which is the best software to buy and what must I make sure the platform has?”
A. You should never have to pay for a trading platform Jacque.
Nowadays, the best brokers and market makers offer you these platforms for free. You see, with the high ... ››› more
What would you prefer? A pay out of R5.5 million the day you retire, or lifetime guaranteed income of R46,772 per month every month till you pass away.
If you started saving R300 per month towards your retirement in 1978 (roughly 7.5% of the average household income back then) you'd sit with exactly that choice today…
So what's the best choice? How do you ensure that your money lasts you a... ››› more
Back in 2015 I made a quick 56% return from Trustco Holdings. Back then, the share looked like it had a lot of promise.
And had I held on, I could've made even bigger gains as the share continued rising - now sitting at R10 a share from its 2015 lows of 255c.
But my reasons for selling the share were, and are still valid.
The CEO sold personal assets to the company under questionable cond... ››› more
Today I want to show you the only chart I ever use to trade the markets. You get three components in this chart,that you can't find in any other trading chart. To discover why it's the only chart you'll ever need to trade read on below.
Every piece of information to make a successful trade, lies in the candlestick
A Candlestick chart is a charting type you can find on any trading platform the... ››› more
You see him everywhere.
TV, radio, inbox, books, events, DVDs, Websites, groups, newspapers, social media… You name it.
He's become a house hold name. In fact, he's pretty much family to you. When you meet him, it's like you've known him your whole life!
And his heart is in a good place. Because his passion in life is to do just one thing.
To help and guide fellow novice and expe... ››› more
Over the last year, the one question I have been asked more than any other is…
“How do I invest offshore?”
Today, I'm going to answer that question and show you how to invest offshore in three easy steps…
The Bitcoin Lie: Discover what could really happen to cryptos in the next 12 months and beyond… Click here now to claim your FREE copy.
Step #1: Determine how ... ››› more
I just want to let you know…
Being subscribed to Trading Tips, I cater to all levels of traders.
Beginner, intermediate and advanced.
Today I'm going to tackle a couple of advanced questions that YOU have asked me on the Investorsclub.co.za.
If you feel you're not ready to read this level of trading, then save this email and save it for a future date. Because it's important.
Every... ››› more
Normally at a company's end year function, they make a reservation at a restaurant and have drinks and dinner.
Not here at FSP, which is the company I work at.
The team decided to go to Sky Bar at Pineslopes in Fourways.
You can choose between a bunch of activities to do there.
Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Bungee Jumping or you can just chill, drink and eat at the Sky Bar.
At first I s... ››› more
What is the difference between “Red Hot Storm Trader”, “Forex Trader” and “The Winning Streak”?
It has come to my attention. Majority of our members have no idea about the differences between our three exclusive trader services.
Whether it's on the InvestorsClub.co.za, seminars or just face to face, I've been asked the same question for the last four years.
Today for the first... ››› more
There's no feeling like this…
You have money in your Forex account. You have your strategy written down in front of you.
And finally, this is it…
You're about to take your first trade…
You put in your entry, stop loss and take profit level and then…
You have no idea how much money to deposit.
Find out about the two rules you need to know to get into your first Forex... ››› more
Let me sum up what I'm about to reveal today…
A report that contains the strategy that I've used for over 13 years to make a second income trading the markets.
And it's all revealed in the Six Forex Profit Patterns report.
I'm writing about it today, because of the countless questions I'm getting in my mail box every week.
Timon what strategy can I use to trade Forex?
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About 10 years ago, I gave up with investing. The returns were just too slow for my liking.
And so, trading took over a big portion of my life.
Now as you know by now I'm a trader by heart. But I also understand that I need to diversify my money for the future. Why? Well, it's better to grow my retirement kitty with multiple streams of income, rather than with just one or two.
With the st... ››› 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
At the beginning of every year, the South African Investor Board of Governors sit around a table to discuss what we think will happen in the markets.
It's no ordinary get together.
It's where a group of professional investors, portfolio managers, economic and political commentators combine their research and expertise to uncover the best way to profit and protect your portfolio.
This ... ››› more
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