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Posted Today at 04:58 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Shaun’s been attracted plenty of attention based on the recent performance in his high risk account. Sometimes also called “prop trading,” the term generally refers to a range of opportunities offered by an investment fund or speculative firm to individuals who trade for the firm’s account.

For traders who have a real talent for forex, yet very little capital of their own, prop trading may be the pathway to large gains and a good career or supplemental income.

What is proprietary...

Posted 11-19-2014 at 09:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Some traders arrive at forex after first trading stocks, or perhaps investing in bonds. Others discover forex trading before they’ve experienced any other kind of investment. In any case, forex offers plenty of advantages over trading stocks and other sorts of investments.

Most independent traders begin their careers by reading basic books about personal finance, plus various “how-to” books about specific trading niches and money-management techniques.

Some traders...

Posted 11-17-2014 at 09:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Back in the 1987 movie Wall Street, Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gekko, gave his (in)famous “Greed is Good” speech.* The thrust of it all was that greed, “greed for life, for money, for love, for knowledge…has marked the upward surge of mankind.”

The merits of that statement have been argued since Douglas first uttered it and I am not here to defend one side over the other.* *My point in this article*is to relate how greed in excess, greed as the prime motivator in a trader can...

Posted 11-12-2014 at 09:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Traders use a variety of strategies in the markets, all based on two forms of analysis: Fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Although institutions and other large traders often use a combination of these two analytical styles, most independent traders rely on strategies based largely on technical analysis.

Let’s take a look at both analytical styles as they apply to trading forex.

Fundamental analysis

In the stock markets, equities traders are sometimes...

Posted 11-10-2014 at 10:40 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Lately, neural networks have been attracting attention in the trading community. With the availability of fast computing ability and plenty of bandwidth, neural networks can help trading systems learn and evolve in real time. Here’s a brief overview.

What is a neural network?

Stated simply, a neural network is a computational model which mimics the human brain by processing a large number of inputs in order to predict a likely outcome. Technically, networks used for trading...
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