How to Trade & Profit With Japanese ‘Brick’ Charts

How to Trade & Profit With Japanese ‘Brick’ Charts

Guest article from Renko Trader’s Jason Alexander Congratulations! You’re about to discover a charting method that finally removes all of the noise and confusion of regular charts. The Renko chart is a simple yet precise tool from Japan. It’s a form of candlestick...
Hunting ‘whale trades’ in the evening

Hunting ‘whale trades’ in the evening

Simple 3-step swing trading for specimen hunters Here’s a question I get asked on a regular basis: How can I fit trading in around my job and still make consistent profits without having to check charts during the day? The good news is: there are loads of ways!...
5 timeless trading tips from the ‘Bible’ of trading

5 timeless trading tips from the ‘Bible’ of trading

The ‘Boy Plunger’ spills the beans… how to make a fortune from trading There’s a big cherry blossom tree in the middle of my lawn. I’m looking at it now, through my office window. And when I first got interested in trading we were having...
Lycra pants and ice baths – trading the yogic way

Lycra pants and ice baths – trading the yogic way

Slow your heartbeat at will. Survive sub-zero temperatures whilst naked.
 Remove doubt and stress from trading… …using these ancient powers from India Three evenings a week – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday – I pull on my lycra pants (don’t worry,...
The birth of scalping

The birth of scalping

How ‘scalping’ developed in the pits as a trade-enabling trick, and what makes it so different today I’d like to talk a bit about ‘scalping’ today. You might recall we’re currently beta-testing a range of my scalping strategies...
The $2 million dancing trader

The $2 million dancing trader

How a Hungarian ex-economist traded his way to a $2.2 million fortune whilst on tour with his dance troupe! (And how you might do it too!) How was your Easter? Good I hope. I spent Sunday with the family doing the traditional egg-hunt. That is, until huge hailstones...
A sneaky trick that takes the sting out of losing trades

A sneaky trick that takes the sting out of losing trades

How to display your trading results 
for maximum impact
 PLUS: An important update on my new scalping training program Isn’t it lovely to finally have a bit of spring-like weather? Crawling out from under winter’s damp, cold greyness… it puts you...
What’s best to do when it comes to volatility like this?

What’s best to do when it comes to volatility like this?

Why you probably shouldn’t trust technical indicators in overheated markets – and what you might do instead 
 PLUS: My one top tip for day-traders looking to go full-time It was a pretty wild ride on those US job numbers last Friday, wasn’t it? In EURUSD...
Taking trades home on Friday night…

Taking trades home on Friday night…

What to do when you want to leave trades open through the weekend 
 (HINT: don’t just grit your teeth and hope for the best!)  I’ve received more great questions from Trader’s Nest readers this week… The answers won’t necessarily apply to...
A three-chart combo for ultimate market insight

A three-chart combo for ultimate market insight

Not sure which chart-type is best? Try blending these three together for a complete picture of any market We’re going to review a bit of basic charting stuff this week. It follows a question from a new Trader’s Nest reader: Which kind of chart is best? I...
Market manipulation and medieval horse racing

Market manipulation and medieval horse racing

How ALL markets are manipulated and why traders often forget their own orders are to blame! At the weekend I watched this film about a crazy horse race in Italy… It was recorded in Italian with English subtitles but it had me hooked from start to finish. (And...
Wins vs profits – what matters most?

Wins vs profits – what matters most?

The age-old battle between strike rate and profitability. (And how you can prove which one of them REALLY matters!) I’ve been working with ‘S’ for a couple of months now: he’s one of my 1-2-1 coaching clients and he’s just reached the...
Crossbreeding trading systems for fun and profit

Crossbreeding trading systems for fun and profit

How to customise your system with tried and tested ‘borrowed parts’ There’s a restaurant not far from me I’ve just never fancied visiting. It’s popular, gets good word of mouth recommendations, and even the online reviews are good. (If...
The upside-down world of winning through losing

The upside-down world of winning through losing

The Losing Trade Paradox: Why Deliberately LOSING Money Can Ultimately Accelerate Your Profitability When you first get into trading it’s so easy to be dazzled by the promise of overnight riches. It’s certainly enticing, but I think over-hype can do the...
The trading magic of stunt scooters

The trading magic of stunt scooters

10 trading lessons from a nerve-jangling skatepark session Happy New Year, traders! It only seems two minutes since I was wrapping presents and fighting to install the Christmas tree at an approximately vertical angle, yet here we are again with the markets fully open...
Talking Forex at the Christmas lunch…

Talking Forex at the Christmas lunch…

Why Forex is still the perfect market to focus on… (Even if you’ve just heard about it for the very first time!) I was at a Christmas lunch one day last week – sitting in the very restaurant where I heard about trading proper for the first time. Yes, that...
Golf-caddy trading secrets

Golf-caddy trading secrets

As a general rule I’m not a massive fan of technical indicators. (I’m talking about things like stochastic indicators, MACD, RSI and all those other exotic sounding tools.) If you’ve been following my stuff for a while, you’ve probably noticed...

It’s almost like scalping with your eyes shut

Here’s a way to find regular short-term trades at night… (You can even trade them while you’re tucked up in bed asleep!) I’ve got more short-term trading stuff for you this week… And one question that crops up quite often is this: Can you...