Monthly Archives: October 2016

Did you know that exits are more important than entries?

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*** Meet David in London this Saturday*** David’s seminar at Round-the-Clock-Trader LIVE! starts at 3pm in the DAX Theatre.  Use code RTC001 for your free ticket to the show – http://www.roundtheclocktrader.live Over the past week the forecast sell off in the UK market that I have been writing about in this column got underway. The…

Should you use indicators?

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***Meet Charlie***  Attend Charlie’s live seminar this Saturday in London at 3pm at Round-the-Clock-Trader LIVE! at the Grand Connaught Rooms near Covent Garden – His seminar starts at 3pm, but doors open at 8.30am for the 31 other seminars going on – use code RTC001 for your free ticket – http://www,roundtheclocktrader.live When I first started…

Why did the pound flash crash?

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Why did the pound “flash crash”? Why did the pound “flash crash”? Several theories have emerged about why the British pound tumbled from about $1.26 against the US dollar to about $1.18 in just two minutes on Friday morning, but we may never know the precise reason despite the Bank of England looking into the…

The trade of the year…

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Although we still have two months to year end, most of us can reflect back on this year and identify the periods that were good and the periods that weren’t so good. Within the context of the good periods will undoubtedly be some really nice trades. I’m a firm believer that if you’re a swing…

The Stock Market marks time

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The LSE drifted sideways in the last week with the trends on VectorVest still positive for the bulls. Constrictions in volatility as in the past two weeks invariably precede a high momentum move. Both the Primary Wave (short term trend) and the underlying trend of the VectorVest Composite UK are Up. The underlying trend has…

The crescendo trade…

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If you’ve ever watched the program ‘air crash investigation’ on the National Geographic channel, you may see similarities with some accidents with trading errors too. When watching this program, it becomes apparent that a great deal of accidents were preventable at the time. The problem appears to be a sequence of events which take place…

USA Stocks have a poor week while London hangs in.

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The VectorVest Composite of the entire US market charted the most long term (and bearish signal) on VectorVest during the last trading week. The US markets have now been within a Confirmed Down signal for the past four trading days. There was a lot of warning of the reversal as the Primary Wave and the…

Want A New Career? Make Your Trading Last

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Who wouldn’t want a career that sustained a comfortable lifestyle – sometimes more than comfortable – and yet didn’t mean that you had to out every morning to the same boring job to work the same eight hours to make the same hellish commute back home again? Can anyone really enjoy doing that? Sure, we…

Overbought and Divergent

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The divergence between the price of the VectorVest Composite UK and the Market Timing Indicator (MTI) on the VectorVest program continues. The trends on the Composite are Up/Up which indicates that the short term trend or Primary Wave is Up while the underlying trend is Up. There is a green light in the price column…

The challenges facing traders Part 2…

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When transitioning from a small account to a larger one, invariably position size has to be increased and herein lies a potential stumbling block. Much like reaching a given account balance level like I mentioned last week, increasing position size can act as a psychological barrier too. Traders increase position size for two main reasons;…