There Is No Edge In

By | August 3, 2015

I recently stumbled upon Winnersedgetrading, a website run by one Casey Stubbs. This is how I was welcomed: Who would not click on ‘Yes’ ? At this point I got intrigued – I mean, there’s a discrepancy between the seriousness implied by the domain name and what those pop-ups practically shout at you (scam site,… Read More »

Six Trading Questions Answered

By | August 2, 2015

Here’s another batch of Q&A I hope you’ll find useful: 1. What’s the difference between a discretionary trader (as I consider myself) and a pure trend follower ? Simply put, and as the name implies, as a discretionary trader I’m not rigidly following the rules of a trading model which can either be built from… Read More »

You Call Yourself A Professional Trader ?

By | July 21, 2015

You know you’re a lyin’ lowlife, motherfuckin’ gamblin’ degenerate prick? You know that’s what you are? – Nicky Santoro in Casino (1995) Trading seems to me to be the only career where anyone can claim to be a professional without being challenged. Just think for a second. It’s actually against the law in most countries… Read More »

The Meaning of Being Right or Wrong in Trading

By | July 14, 2015

“It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong.” – George Soros   When did you turn from a loser to a winner? When I was able to separate my ego needs from making money. When I was… Read More »

Three Trading Questions Answered

By | July 5, 2015

This is an email I received yesterday. I thought it might be helpful to others too if I made an article out of the answers. Question 1: How do we actually determine if it will be trending or just whipsaw? Let me start by saying that there’s no way to know for sure at any… Read More »

Weekend Forex Gaps – Summer 2015 Edition

By | June 29, 2015

After another weekend episode of what seems to be the never ending Grexit saga, the markets have opened with big gaps. Actually, from a trader’s point of view, it’s less important why it happened. What matters is that as long as positions are left open during the weekend, the trader has surrendered control. He is… Read More »

Thinking of Adding a Forum

By | June 12, 2015

Three of the most commented articles on this site are related to what I consider to be scams or scams in the making : the EA Rev Trader Pro and FxKeys website here and here. There is some valuable information in those comments that I missed in my research before writing the articles. This shows… Read More »