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Non Farm Payrolls July 2009

Using the fast economic news software was able to make 27 points on DAX short filled by the software. Further scalping after the news yielded another 15 points on DAX, so all in all not a bad day. The figures were mixed as previous month was revised up and the Unemployment rate was less than

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Is there a psychology of trading? Are we all insane?

Much is said about the psychology of trading, books, ebooks and all manner of media, hyping, pumping and selling ways to overcome it. But, overcome what? Is there a unique psychology typical of a successful trader? I have been trading for many years and have met hundreds of traders, personally and virtually and the only

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Is there a psychology of trading? Are we all insane?

Much is said about the psychology of trading, books, ebooks and all manner of media, hyping, pumping and selling ways to overcome it. But, overcome what? Is there a unique psychology typical of a successful trader? I have been trading for many years and have met hundreds of traders, personally and virtually and the only

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The Dax and getting a big hug on the London Underground

Yesterday evening I went to a trading seminar in the city, which was pretty interesting, met some nice people and found out how people view the market differently. On the way back home I walked into Bank station and as I was heading towards the train, I saw a beautiful young woman and somehow we

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Why traders lose money?

In this video I discuss why traders lose money

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