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position sizing

Being Proactive With Position Sizing

Published September 14th, 2021 How can we be proactive with position sizing? Drawdowns, or a decline in equity, are part and parcel of trading. How you cope with drawdowns will determines how successful you will be as a trader. I’ve written about this topic numerous times, more recently, “How to Handle Drawdowns” and “Drawdown Diagnosis“. The […]

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Nick Radge on capital and strategy allocation

Portfolio Capital and Strategy Allocation

Published September 6th, 2021 Nick Radge has been asked, “What allocations do you recommend to the various markets and strategies as capital grows?” Whilst the answer will be different for everyone, Nick can tell you how he allocates his capital across various markets and strategies. What Allocations do you Recommend to the Various Markets and […]

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Coping with pull backs and giving back profits profit losses

How to Cope with Pullbacks and Giving Back Profits

Published August 30th, 2021 Video – Nick Radge Answers a Member’s Question Nick Radge discusses how to cope with pullbacks and giving back profits. I get asked this question a lot: How do you cope with pullbacks and giving back profits? Ronan asks;  “do you reduce your risk immediately when you notice the market is […]

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who can help me trade

Who can help me Learn to Trade?

Published August 20th, 2021 The Chartist provides trading strategies and research for clients. Learn who are we and why we think differently from other analysts. Let us introduce you to our team and learn how The Chartist can help you.   Nick Radge is the Director and Head of Trading & Research at The Chartist. […]

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What is the difference between trend following and momentum?

What is the Difference Between Trend Following and Momentum?

Published August 16th, 2021 Trend Following vs Momentum One of the questions I get a lot of the time, is that I use the term trend following and I use the term momentum, what’s the difference? Essentially trend following and momentum are, in strategy style, at least, one and the same thing. It’s like a […]

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Nick Radge market update

Stock Market Update for the ASX and US Markets

Published August 9th, 2021 The Stock Market Update by Nick Radge mentions several strategies. To help decide which strategy might be right for you, use our Portfolio Comparison Matrix ASX Market Update I thought I’d just give you a bit of a rundown of my thoughts on the markets, both in Australia and the US. […]

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When is the Best Time To Invest?

Published August 3rd, 2021 When is the best time to invest? A question for the ages. The facetious answer is 10-years ago, however, I digress…. With the information we have today there is an easy answer and a hard answer. Here’s the easy answer. During a drawdown. A drawdown is a peak-to-trough decline in capital during […]

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clear mental pathways

Keeping Your Mental Pathways Clear

Published September 17th, 2021 Keeping Your Mental Pathways Clear I love this quote by Mark Twain: ‘I have had many troubles in my life, most of which have never happened ‘ As Traders, and in life in general, it is easy to clog our brains with concerns and worries. We’ve all met people who are […]

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how to get started in shares

How do I get started in Stocks and Shares?

Published July 20th, 2021 Investing in the share market is a great way to diversify away from the property market. Shares (or stocks, same thing) are a liquid asset meaning they can be cashed in a short time frame. A property, on the other hand, is illiquid as it is not easily or quickly converted […]

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How to Build a Portfolio of Trading Strategies

Published July 16th, 2021 In this video, Nick Radge discusses how to build a portfolio of trading strategies. A portfolio of strategies allows you to diversify a range of trading strategies as well as markets, time frames and risk. You can find the Portfolio Comparison Matrix here. Watch Now: We’ve put together a new tool, […]

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