Every week I meet with the FSPInvest team. We usually discuss investment strategies, economic situations and the best investment opportunities on the market today.
Well, this week, things went a little a differently. I realised that many investors are turning to Forex trading as away to make money from the markets. But since this is such challenging investment solution, I decided to find out m... ››› more
Traders must limit their losses and protect their winning trades. But the problem is this:
They work on convoluted methods with complex formulas, numbers and unnecessary calculations.
But it doesn't have to be so complicated.
I'm going to show you how to limit your losses and improve your win rate by 50%. Best of all, it will only take you 15 minutes to understand how to use it.
Here's... ››› more
Before you write down your trading resolutions for 2016, you need to first do something for yourself.
I call it the post-success-resolutions.
This is where you'll jot down your before and after results to see how far you've come in the last year.
It can be as complicated as you want it to be. But I like to keep things simple.
Let’s say my goal for 2015 was to lose five kilograms.
I... ››› more
The first thing you have to realise with trading is that you'll never be right 100% of the time. It just doesn't happen.
If you can't fathom the idea of losing money trading, it's not for you.
Losing trades happen. The key is knowing how to handle them.
Let's take a closer look…
How to manage losses from trading
The way you handle losing money from your trading activit... ››› more
You set out to make money from trading. Whether you trade single stock futures, contracts for difference or spread trade, profits are vital to continuing to trade and your overall success.
As much as risk management is about looking after the downside to a trade, the upside is also important.
So what should you do when a trade you're in does well?
Read on to find out…
The secret ... ››› more
When you're trading the stock market for short-term gains, you need to be smart about the risks you take on.
A successful trading strategy comes down to effectively managing your risks. There are three key things to bear in mind and use in your strategy.
Read on to find out what these are…
Trading strategy principle #1: Keep your losses small
Trading all comes down to making money... ››› more
Trading is high risk.
When you start trading, you have to accept that losses are part and parcel of doing it. If you can't handle a loss, you're career as a trader will be short-lived.
As much as you might rack up a few losses along the way, it's essential you handle them in the right way. Even the most successful trader has their fair share of losses along the way.
Read on to uncover th... ››› more
Disclaimer FSP Invest, a division of Fleet Street Publications (Pty) Ltd, is a research house and not a registered broker, financial advisor or financial service provider. Our editors and customer services teams also do not give personal investment advice. The advice in this website is general advice only and may not be appropriate to your particular investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, so before investing or if in any doubt about your personal situation, you should seek professional advice from a stockbroker or independent financial adviser authorised by the Financial Services Board.
We research our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found on this website.
Remember: Never invest more than you can afford to spare and that the value of any investment, and the income derived from it, can go down as well as up. The past is not necessarily a guide to future performance.
Editors or contributors may have an interest in investments commented on in this website.