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Base Camp: #1 some fundamental stuff

Base Camp: #1 some fundamental stuff

March 24, 2018 16:43   Norsie   Traders Library you should know  

In post basic experience creating an edge will give you the greatest leverage, keep it simple, there is little need to complicate things; test(back/forward) until you find a system you enjoy using and has worked over at least 200 trades. Once you feel confident regarding the odds being in your favor, paper trade it until your confidence in your system increases. Start small and increase your lot size as your confidence increases, (more…)

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Trade what you see
Trade what you see

Trade what you see

March 16, 2018 17:10   SwingFish   Traders Library you should know  

here is another example of “Trade what you see”.

especially in the CFD Realm (which Forex most definitely is, but also inidicies, CFD based stocks, Metals, and other items can be traded this way.

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Karen the Supertrader, Made $41 Million Profit in 3 Years
[Video] Interview: Karen the Supertrader, Made $41 Million Profit in 3 Years

[Video] Interview: Karen the Supertrader, Made $41 Million Profit in 3 Years

March 8, 2018 16:20   SwingFish   Traders Library  

Broker / Trader Interview with Tom Sosnoff & Karen Bruton.

at the time the events they talking about happen, Tom was actually her Broker (Think Or Swim) and she was just a Trader like many others.
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Chat With Traders Interview with Dan Shapiro
[Audio] Psychology: Dan Shapiro Interview (Chat With Traders)

[Audio] Psychology: Dan Shapiro Interview (Chat With Traders)

March 8, 2018 15:35   SwingFish   Traders Library  

Chat With Traders Interview with Dan Shapiro,
this episode of ChatWithTraders is especially important and Informative because it coveres the major Psycological aspects of trading:

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Picture of the order-card that stopped the 1987 Crash
[Video] 150 Contracts that stopped the 1987 Crash

[Video] 150 Contracts that stopped the 1987 Crash

February 23, 2018 03:45   SwingFish   Traders Library  

the magical story of how a simple purchase of 150 MMI contracts basically stopped the crash in 1987.

Liquidity matters! (more…)

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trade the future, not the past

trade the future, not the past

February 13, 2018 21:31   SwingFish   Traders Library Philosophy  

ever come across a chart like the one of USDJPY from today? [live stream from this day | Trade Log Here]

and your trades in this were only part of it or none at all?
(below the image shows the trades I have made myself on this move)

were you thinking like:

  • WOW 132 Pips (1320 points)
  • that would have been so much money i could have made
  • such an easy trade, but why didn’t I take it?
  • if i just held on longer that would be such a large gain

well bottom line is “YOU DIDN’T!!and that is not a bad thing!

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Divergence/Currency Strength example: BoE Announcement

Divergence/Currency Strength example: BoE Announcement

February 10, 2018 18:46   SwingFish   Traders Library  

Here is a quick example of a Divergence driven Tradeset.

as explained in the post about “Divergence First

the Bank of England Announcement

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Forex Broker, fast withdrawal ?

Forex Broker, fast withdrawal ?

February 2, 2018 17:44   SwingFish   Traders Library  

you sure have heard already of the drama that Brokers have issues with returning what is truthfully & lawfully yours?

well, this is not always the case. check this out:

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NFP December 2018 ~ USDJPY

NFP December 2018 ~ USDJPY

December 8, 2017 16:36   SwingFish   Traders Library  

NFP (Non-Farm Payroll) Analysis.

it’s 17:30 SGT (Singaporean Time)

    • first, we need to find the “movers” by picking the item with the largest differences in Currency Strenght.
    • they are very easy to spot on the chart below
    • top selected Candidates: Japanese Yen and British Pound

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you can make easy 500%
you can make easy 500%

you can make easy 500%

November 3, 2017 02:01   SwingFish   Traders Library  

you can make easy 500% in profits …

and lose 100% of it in just the same time.

 

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Do news results matter ? Divergence First, then Results!

Do news results matter ? Divergence First, then Results!

October 7, 2017 14:25   SwingFish   Traders Library you should know  

There is a large confusion about news results and trading them.

Having large orders ready to go seconds after news hit. Can be very profitable.

but never step in the trap that the news results do actually matter in this moment!!

There are a few things you should know and consider about news.

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Rollover & Swap – Brokers Bookkeeping

Rollover & Swap – Brokers Bookkeeping

October 5, 2017 05:26   SwingFish   Traders Library Casual Trader  

Futures & Forex trading in a 24/5 Market environment.

additionally, Forex is not traded through exchanges.

which means at some stage data have to be “synced up”, bookkeeping has to be done (accounting stuff) and so on.

that is called Rollover (more…)

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