Empty-mind trading

Empty-mind trading

It’s easy to ‘marry’ an opinion. The trouble is it blinkers you to any other possibility but the one you foresee happening. With trading, you might analyse the markets yourself or you might invest in the outlook of a market commentator. And at a specific moment in time it might make perfect sense. The logic […]

Trading by mail?

Trading by mail?

Did you know Liverpool had one of the first futures exchanges in the world? You probably knew that import and export was a big part of the city’s success in the nineteenth century. And yes, sadly, the slave trade played a big part too. But I had no idea of the history of futures trading […]

Thanks to Andrew…

Thanks to Andrew for his eletter last week. I am now out of the 14 day enforced quarantine and back at home, with an assortment of thai craft beers chilling in the fridge, and the wife trying to turn me into a sumo wrestler by over-feeding me. Should I need an extra income, I could […]

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How to build a ‘hot-rod’ trading system

How to build a ‘hot-rod’ trading system

Trading is a very personal endeavour. What suits one person perfectly might torment and irritate another because it doesn’t fit their trading ‘personality’. But when you can chop bits from one system and slot them straight into another there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. In fact, there’s no reason why you can’t build your […]

My thanks to Andrew!

Thanks very much to Andrew David, as ever, for his football insights in last week’s eletter. Andrew was instrumental back in the day, when I had no grey hairs and did not look like an apprentice sumo wrestler, in the evolution of www.delayreacttrade.com, my football trading service. I did manage to meet Andrew too in […]

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7 steps to winning the internal game of trading

7 steps to winning the internal game of trading

I was flicking through an old trading journal of mine the other day. It’s a bit tattered around the edges but those pages contain absolute pearls of wisdom. Now don’t worry, I’m not blowing my own trumpet here. These notes were from when I was still trying to figure things out. I’d been reading all […]

The Long Road Home…

I have managed to get to Bangkok, just before Boris locked down. Phew! I was stuck in lockdown in March so was delighted to have dodged it on this occasion. I am in quarantine at the moment for 14 days in a hotel. There is plenty to keep me occupied. What Really Wins Money newsletter […]

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The 7 drivers of effective trading

The 7 drivers of effective trading

Our natural response to risk and uncertainty is excellent at keeping you away from harm in many real-world situations. It is what has kept the human race alive for millennia. But it’s not so good when it comes to working with risk as a tool to make money, like we need to when trading from […]