Starting a Fund

I’ve decided to start a fund, but more on that below. For now though, lets take a look at the following chart of the Australian stock market. According to many experts it’s returned 0% since 2007. Some suggest it’s one of the worst performing markets globally. But any expert that tells you that is completely […]

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Trading A-B-C Patterns

Trading A-B-C patterns? It’s a 3-wave counter trend move normally associated with Elliott Wave analysis, but essentially it’s a healthy pause. Many trend trading techniques rely on a breakout of price, that is, price continuing to move in the direction of the trend with uninterrupted momentum. However, price tends to ebb and flow, back and […]

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Ebbs and Flows of Trading

Everything ebbs and flows. Everything. The weather. Our moods. Politics. The stock market. And our trading accounts. Over the last few years I have got into the habit of reporting my own performance at various intervals. 2020 was a record year in my career. 2021 was also very good to me as well. 2022…well, ebb […]

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Experiencing Drawdowns

Markets are extremely volatile at the moment and are expected to remain so for the foreseeable future. If you missed my market commentary from last week you can watch the video here. Many strategies are experiencing drawdowns in this environment. While these are never comfortable, they are an integral part of the trading process. I strongly […]

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Radge Day Trade

Why You Need This Strategy

The S&P 500 is having its worst start to the year since 1988, currently -10% as at today’s close. The decline is greater than seen in 2008 and during the COVID collapse of 2020. The following real-time equity chart, whilst quite ugly, shows my personal day trade strategy which, year-to-date, is +29.94%. The irony here […]

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The Chartist Questions

This week I’ll continue to answer questions from @thechartist Twitter feed. If you missed Part-1, you can read that HERE. Again, in no particular order or topic… Q: Do you find it difficult to look at anything from a fundamental perspective (Strategic Portfolio) given the predominant mindset and approach has been technicals for so long now?My use of fundamentals […]

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The Chartist Twitter

Yesterday I put out a call on my The Chartist Twitter feed for topics of interest. There were a broad range of topics suggested, some trading, others not. Some weird. Some wonderful. This week we will knock out a few short and sweet answers. Next week we will get into a few more of the technical […]

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Pop-Psychology and Trading

You may not know that one of our resident technical gurus, Scott Goddard, also has a Diploma in Applied Psychology. On his Twitter feed this morning, Scott wrote,. “Psychology / Mindset whatever you want to call it, can be taught, and is an essential component towards becoming a successful trader. Yet you need to be […]

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The Chartist client question from Luke P.

The Chartist client question from Luke P. who asks…. “for the ASX momentum system as it’s a monthly system and if using a super account…where you can choose what to invest in, is there a difference between doing the sell orders on first trading day of month and buy orders on second trading day of […]

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Is the Market Random or Not

Is the Market Random or Not?

There has been some major market moves recently, some of which have been historic. These moves haven’t just been equity related, indeed, commodity markets and interest rates have been excessively volatile a confluence of world events takes place. With that comes a proliferation of statistics about future market moves, specifically, “…if x happens, then the […]

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