When Is Trading Gambling?
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When Is Trading Gambling?

An ever-raging debate with traders new and old is, is trading gambling or not? You probably stand firmly on one side of that debate, most likely in the no camp. But there are a surprising number of traders who believe trading is gambling. Here are two definitions of gambling. play games of chance for money;…

My Fear Of Going Short
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My Fear Of Going Short

One of the benefits of CFD trading is going ‘short’.  Brokers are always touting its benefits. And there’s always an army of fresh new traders short the pants out of one market or other. For beginners at least there seems to be something rather cool about it. The best (and quickest) money I ever made…

How To Be Cool When Losing Money
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How To Be Cool When Losing Money

Tennis players have it, golfers have it. Even pick up artists have it. I’m talking of inner game. In trading, that means the ability to handle losing money. It’s something we all need to develop if we’re to become elite CFD or FX traders. In this article, I’m going to talk a little about how…

The Search For The Trading Holy Grail
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The Search For The Trading Holy Grail

Nope, this isn’t a post about the Crusades to the Holy Land, in search of some legendary golden chalice. It is, in fact, a very serious article about the Trading Holy Grail, a mythical quest for one infallible indicator, system or combo of methods that delivers perfect trading results. And a quest so many advanced…