Why I’m a fan of scalping

Why I’m a fan of scalping

I’d like to talk a bit about ‘scalping’ today. Especially since the meaning of the word has shifted somewhat in recent years. “Scalping” can sound a bit intimidating, like you need to be some kind of psychopathic mercenary to do it. And...
Zen and the art of ‘piston power’ charting

Zen and the art of ‘piston power’ charting

I’d keep doing this just for the hell of it… Even if there was nothing to ‘gain’ in the end. It’s a mental workout so satisfying when all the clues fall into place, and I get that first glimpse of clarity, that I’d probably pay to...
Simple ‘stolen parts’ trading systems

Simple ‘stolen parts’ trading systems

Shhh! Don’t tell anyone, but I’m about to give you something very valuable. You might think it’s ‘only’ an idea. But this concept has been responsible for creating serious fortunes. And it’s particularly well suited for making new...
5 ways you can improve your trading over Christmas

5 ways you can improve your trading over Christmas

It’s that time of year again already… The markets wind-down, the big players jet off to sunnier climes (or to their Alpine retreats) and we’re left with what can be treacherous trading conditions. So will you be taking a well earned break over Christmas? The final...
The controversy over Crypto Coins

The controversy over Crypto Coins

Last week’s email about Crypto coins and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) got a few people hot under the collar… One reader is even in the process of launching his own coin and wrote in to tell me how he found my comments a bit ‘out of order.’ Here’s what he said: I read...
Norman gulps down the bait and chokes

Norman gulps down the bait and chokes

Back in the olden days, before iPhones and social media took over the world, the best way to chat to other traders was through internet forums. Now these forums were a bit hit and miss. Some of them were plagued with bullying and name-calling, some of them...
Special Forces style battle planning

Special Forces style battle planning

I was at a breakfast meeting once, and this ex-special forces guy gave a presentation on applying hardcore tactics to everyday business. One thing that really stuck in my mind – and immediately changed how I approached my trading – was the way they stay...
The lost art of the simple swing

The lost art of the simple swing

Today, I thought I’d walk you through a nice and simple Swing Trading technique. It’s a handy one to have in your arsenal if you can’t watch the screen because it uses the bigger timeframes… You can use it on the daily charts (handy if you like to...