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Rotation strategy

52-Week High Rotation Strategy

Let’s take a look at the 52-Week High Rotation Strategy. Our research regime centres around improving current systems and ensuring they’re synced to the current market environment. We also spend time looking at new ideas that can either stand on their own or be used in conjunction with other systems. The following is an adaptation […]

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emotional trade

The Most Emotional Trade Since The GFC?

I don’t think I’ve received so many emails about a trade since the GFC. Tesla (TSLA). You either love it, hate it or, after this week, loathe it. It’s been a roller-coaster for those on the trade or fierce FOMO for those that haven’t. Today I’d like to discuss emotions and trading. And I’ll be controversial. […]

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50 Bite Size Trading Tips and Tricks

50 Bite Size Trading Tips and Tricks

Don’t try to read into other people’s trading decisions. By all means like a stock, but don’t try to be best friends with it forever. Instead, spend time nurturing positions that are being kind to you. Beware the Beginner’s Cycle. The want to be right will cause you to collect courses and books and will only […]

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Acceptance

Acceptance – The Market Will do As it Wants

For many of us, acceptance is a hard thing to swallow. Especially when things go against us. Yet when it comes to trading, accepting the outcomes of all your trades, not just the good ones, is going to be key to your longevity. There will always be situations out of our control that are going […]

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REVISITING MY FIRST TRADING SYSTEM

Revisting My First Trading System

Revisting My First Trading System Let’s spin the clock back to 1985. Trading fell in my lap one day. Randomly. One of those life changing events. For some background take a listen HERE from the 24 minute mark. The strategy wasn’t mine yet I could see trends and thus profits. The rules? Buy when the 5-day moving […]

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Affirmations, attractions, actions

Affirmations, Attractions, Actions

Your brain is a very powerful piece of equipment. Yet it can be both your friend and foe when it comes to trading. The goal is to not only make the brain our friend, but also our secret weapon. You want to make brain power part of a daily strategy to improve consistency with your […]

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THE REAL WORLD VS THE TRADING WORLD

The Real World VS The Trading World

The Real World VS The Trading World Why is it easy to be consistent in many aspects of our lives in the real world yet difficult to stay consistent in the trading world? The answer is quite simple. We’re comparing two different universes. Yes, in the real world, there’s a lot of crazy stuff going […]

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Fast Money

The Fast Money Syndrome

The Fast Money Syndrome Did you start trading with the belief that you’ll make money quickly? You’re not alone! Most people see a news item about a new float doubling in price on its first day. Or read about a penny dreadful stock that has tripled over the past week. They can’t get set up […]

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Why trend following works

Why Trend Following Works

Why Trend Following Works There is a wonderful quote by the great Jesse Livermore that I really like: ‘I absolutely believe that price movement patterns are being repeated. They are recurring patterns that appear over and over, with slight variations. This is because markets are driven by humans, and human nature never changes.’ Two of […]

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Hedging Portfolio Exposure

Hedging Portfolio Exposure

Hedging Portfolio Exposure A hedge is designed to protect a portfolio from adverse market movements. Because I trade three long-only portfolios, I would want to protect from sudden and large downside shifts in the broader market. And all being active portfolios I’d only use the hedge whilst the positions remain open. Common ways to hedge a portfolio […]

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