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Posted 10-29-2014 at 08:43 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Richard Krivo explains how he made the transition from teaching high school history classes into trading forex for a full time living. Rich talks about staying busy during the first few months of trading and all the struggles to get to consistent profitability.





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Posted 10-27-2014 at 04:00 AM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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Swing trading broadly refers to a segment of trading strategies that combine technical momentum and pattern recognition with a smaller emphasis on fundamental analysis. On the whole, swing trading is a great strategy for individuals unwilling to the devote the time and energy necessary for successful day-trading while seeking to be more active in managing funds than simply participating in buy-and-hold strategies. This strategy is largely employed by speculators and retail investors seeking to benefit...

Posted 10-22-2014 at 02:32 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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I’m very flattered to have sat down with Jim Rogers to talk about learning to trade. Jim talks about staying power in the market and how important it is for traders to learn their own lessons.

Jim is the author of Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Market, a book I can happily recommend to viewers. He’s most famous for co-founding the Quantum Fund with George Soros, a fund that returned 4,200% during his tenure.



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Posted 10-21-2014 at 05:50 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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There are only three questions you need to ask when you’re looking for a forex broker:

Are you going to give me excellent execution with low commissions and spreads?
Are you going to send my money back within 24 hours?
Are you likely to go bankrupt in the near future?
If a broker ticks those boxes, then picking a broker is really just a commodity. I don’t need market analysis or the latest trendy tool. The only reason I’m trading forex is to make as much...

Posted 10-10-2014 at 05:59 PM by Shaun Overton Comments 0
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There’s a proverb among old forex traders: If you put two newbies in front of the same trading screen and arm them with the same tools, and if each takes the opposite side of a given trade, both will probably lose money, regardless of the final direction of the price move.

Yet, if you put two highly-experienced traders into positions in opposite directions, very often both of them will win the trade or at least break even, in spite of their contradictory trading positions.
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