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Stop Hunting in Trading Exists! But it is Just Not What You Expect it to Be
 
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Stop Hunting in Trading Exists! But it is Just Not What You Expect it to Be. David Paul, Financial Trader comments. If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! Do you think there is something like ‘stop hunting’ where market makers or brokers trigger stop levels where most traders have setup their stops? Institutional trades are taught either to buy at 'good levels' or not to buy at all. Most institutions will put their orders at very good levels... However, it is very much simpler to execute at retail level than for institutions that need a lot of liquidity. The next time you are about to trade on, pick something heavy and hit your head. Then you write down where you are going to buy and where you are going to put your stop loss. Related Videos Great Tips on Where To Place Your Stop Loss! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7tXpiIoH08 Avoid Getting Stop Hunted - Placing Effective Stop Loss 🤔😯 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur3AhuVnd1I Tips to Avoid Getting Your Stop Loss Hit 😤 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBPiuHGgQ6o Do You Feel the Market is Out to Get You? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgEI8u1XCOc
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90% of traders lose money... So how to be in the top 10%?
 
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90% of traders lose money... http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/Lose-money.html So how to be in the top 10%? Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments. What are the bad habits to avoid? What are some trading mistakes to avoid? Is trading forex, indices and commodities a giant casino? Decide on a strategy that looks after all elements of money management. You've got to manage losses and you need to have a system that will make more money than it loses. Patterns are probably the most important technical analysis tool for me. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date!
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Can you tell us about your best and worst trades?
 
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Is there any one trade (win or loss) that you can remember that had a profound effect on your development as a trader? If so, what did you learn from this trade? Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! Can you tell us about your best and worst trades?
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How much time do you spend trading and analyzing the markets?
 
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Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments. What do you enjoy about trading? How often do you trade? / How much time do you spend trading and analyzing the markets? What was the biggest move you missed? The charting and analysis is all the work for me. 91% of your work is doing your charting and inter-market analysis, seeing where all the key levels are, looking at the volume and volatility. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date!
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How To Trade The London Breakout Forex Trading Strategy 👍
 
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London Breakout Forex Trading Strategy. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/technical-analysis.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE. How To Trade The London Breakout Forex Trading Strategy. This strategy is to be used on the GBP/USD currency pair only and here we have a 60 minute chart of this forex pair. At 8 o'clock in the morning everything kicks off in London - FTSE opens, and trading in currencies increases. The idea is that we're expecting the money flowing in into the pound or out of the pound into the dollar and we're expecting that to continue for the next 1 to 3 hours. So we're looking for riding on this money flow and trying to ride on this money flow as far as we can - until either the momentum dies out or the Dow session opens. We are waiting for the breakout and then getting involved in it. You are really waiting for the big swinger on this one - yes you will hit small signals but occasionally you will get a monstrous day in your direction many multiples of your risk.
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Technical Analysis: Why it Works and its Limitations
 
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Technical Analysis: Why it Works and its Limitations. Francis Hunt, a technical analysis trader and coach comments. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! Do you really believe that technical analysis can help traders? In what ways? How can a chart help forecast future prices if they are based on the past? Do you base your trading solely on technical or do you also use fundamental analysis? Can technical analysis by itself be the mainstay of an investment strategy? We know that in practice what happens in reality is that one piece of real news can blow up months of small technical gains. Please comment. Technical analysis works for me but I've selected the elements that work for me and there are limitations. There are a number of concepts that I feel don't work and which I avoid. Traders are taught indicators and moving averages; many of which are lagging the price action. I think there is too much fascination on indicators and too many traders get caught up trying to seek price tops or bottoms. I think price action is often de-emphasised. I do value volume and things like bollinger bands. I also use chart patterns as these capture people's footprints and DNA of a crowd's response to certain impulses.
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What are the best markets for beginners to trade?
 
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What are the best markets for beginners to trade. Francis Hunt, a technical analysis trader and coach comments. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! Things that are familiar give you a degree of comfort so trading equities (shares) and big companies is not a false start. If starting out, steer clear of small caps and AIM shares which are highly speculative and importantly develop your emotion, system and strategy while doing this. Sticking to FTSE 250 companies is sound. Make sure you are not emotionally distressed or tired when trading. I have opened a trading account but how do I start picking which stocks to trade?
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Short-Term versus Long-Term Trading
 
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Short-Term versus Long-Term Trading. Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! I think for learning people should start with a demo account or use very small stakes to trade on short-term time frames as that helps you develop the trading mindset. After a while you should look to trade over longer time frames. Several traders use ATR as part of their sell strategy. My question is how in practice do you actually do it? All average true range measures is how much a price has varied during a particular time frame session. As such it is measuring the impulsiveness or the volatility more accurately of a market's move. What other indicators have people found to have the best outcome when used with ATR. For example would you only sell if ATR broken AND the share price is below certain moving average or MACD cross etc?
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Tell us about your 'The Hunt Volatility Funnel' Trading System
 
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Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments on his trading system consisting of a high probability breakout trading strategy: the Hunt Volatility Funnel. Tell us about own developed trading system: 'The Hunt Volatility Funnel' and its significance to longer term trends? What does this system involve? How do you detect a false breakout? What is the Hunt Volatility Funnel? The setups consists of a continuation pattern, in other words:. congestion after an established uptrend. The setup has 3 consecutive lower highs interspersed with 3 successive higher lows meaning: If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date!
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Trade Management: Entries, Exits, Risk Reward Calculations and Stops
 
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What role does trade management play in your trading? Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments on trade management, trade entries and exits, risk reward calculations and stops. In trade management is when you've just entered a trade and that's the part when you're least stable psychologically. Comment on the hunt for stability in trading. How can one plan trade entries and exits? How to set stop losses and targets? Why are trailing stops not a trading strategy? How important is it to look at Risk to Reward calculations? If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! managing trades
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What time frame do you use to determine where the market stands?
 
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What time frame do you use to determine where the market stands? Francis Hunt, a technical analysis trader and coach comments If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! How many markets do you follow? Tell me more about predicting price direction and its importance in your trading style. What is the most important part of your strategy during a regular trading day? What do you feel are some of the advantages of following a tested strategy?
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Institutional Traders versus Private Traders
 
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Institutional Traders versus Private Traders. Can an Individual Trade as Successfully as an Institution? David Paul, Financial Trader and manager of VectorVest UK comments. If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! Quite honestly, there is not a great degree of difference when it comes to education. Private Traders are trading much smaller positions; it all comes down to information and self-awareness. The institutional trader will have access to a great deal of fundamental information. There is a great deal of randomness out there; at the level of one trade the market cannot be predicted.
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How does one exactly become a fund manager?
 
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How does one exactly become a fund manager? Chris Bailey - an Economist and Ex-fund manager comments. Suppose I’m a student wanting to get in the fund management industry – how do I go about it? PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE SO WE CAN BRING YOU MORE! You have to start as an analyst and you have to differentiate yourself by starting out with primary information and then interpreting the data in an intelligent way. There is no barrier at all in anybody getting into the fund management industry. Have you got the passion and interest to be doing it and your driver is not that its a well paid area? If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date!
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What does it take to be a Successful Day Trader?
 
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What does it take to be a Successful Day Trader? Charlie Burton, trader and educator comments. What do need to have to succeed in day trading? What do need to have to succeed in intraday day trading? Do you make use of momentum trading techniques? We've been informed that you like to use swing trading and intraday trading techniques - which do you prefer? Yes, I can use either depending on the market opportunities that arise. Discipline is one of the biggest factors as a day trader. We are taught thru life that being wrong is bad but that's normal in trading!
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What are your favourite technical entry and exit methods?  The Gartley Pattern
 
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What are your favourite technical entry methods? David Paul, Financial Trader comments. If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! I would go for the Gartley Pattern, its very similar to Richard Wyckoff's upthrust. In technical analysis, it is a complex price pattern based on Fibonacci numbers/ratios. It is used to determine buy and sell signals by measuring price retracements of a stock's up and down movement in stock price. My favourite entres are the Gartley Pattern and the Whckoff spring. Do you use Bollinger Bands?
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Preparing to Profit from the next Stock Market Crash
 
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What are the best things to invest in if you think the market will crash? Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments. In the long run this becomes a fundamental discussion; we are currently in a fantasy kind business environment where no real interest is being paid; the liquidity this is creating is not finding its way to small businesses. In the long run we will likely have a black swan event; a market reset correction if one may but it will be unexpected. Keep cash alternatives in intrinsic physical metals; do not be highly leveraged in property. I think anyone that resets an imbalance is beneficial in the long run. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date!
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The Psychology Behind Great Trading Performance: Winning Trader Psychology
 
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Charlie Burton, trader and educator talks to use about trading psychology and trading techniques. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can bring you more! Most people can learn the technicals but learning the mindset is more difficult and there's no substitute for experience in this area. You can teach people these mindset tricks but it is still going to take them to actually develop it themselves. Not taking profits goes against our most basic instinct. A lot of traders are trying to automate trading so that they can remove the psychological pressure of having to be disciplined and be there to execute trades. Many traders are looking for an easy way out.
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How to be Consistently Profitable in Forex Trading
 
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● How to be Consistently Profitable in Forex Trading. ✔ Please like the video and comment if you enjoyed - it helps a lot! ● Trade forex on InterTrader: http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/intertrader/intertrader.html Is it possible to make consistent money trading forex short-term? Ali, trader and educator comments. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can bring you more! Why should anybody trade Forex? Is it because it is easy? Or are we being led to believe that Forex is lucrative way to earn a living? Is it possible to make consistent money trading forex short-term? – do you personally know traders who do this? What advice would you give to someone who wants to trade currencies? Forex is a huge market, you can access it with a relative small amount of money and its not timeframe specific. I think its easier to make money trading currencies short-term than it is to make money over longer trading periods. Can intraday trading be profitable? What advice would you give to anyone wanting to trade currencies?
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Developing a Profitable and Winning Trading System
 
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How do you go about formulating a strategy with a positive expectancy? Charlie Burton, trader and educator comments. Winning more than you lose. The way that I personally formulate strategies is to spot at recurring themes and then start testing - you take the basic theme - say a breakout at a certain level - if I use a stop loss here and a target here - how often would I be right. And I would use different levels to identify better strategies. Most traders focus their efforts on finding the best trading system but this will not by itself make you money. Please comment. The problems with most traders is mindset - they tend to hesitate when taking decisions especially when following systems.
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How and When to Exit a Trade: Take Profit and Stop Loss Levels
 
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● Zak Mir, an experienced technical analyst comments about entering and exiting trades. How/When to Exit a Trade. ✔ Please like the video and comment if you enjoyed - it helps a lot! ● To trade we recommend InterTrader No Dealing Desk platform: http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/intertrader/intertrader.html Zak Mir, an experienced technical analyst comments about entering and exiting trades. How/When to Exit a Trade. How to Determine Take Profit and Stop Loss Levels. I know what works and what works is successful money management over and above charting or the technical aspects. You take a position, irrespective if this was done on the toss of a coin and you move the stop loss with that position until the market stops you out. The key is to raise your stop loss to breakeven level as soon as possible. That way it is difficult to get wiped out and one day you will have a very big winner. I know that sounds like i'm doing myself out of a job but it important to be realistic what is effective and not effective. Money management is so important in this game. I think you can determine the take profit and stop levels using the average true range but really all you need to be concerned about is raising your stop to breakeven.
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5 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Trading Forex 🖐️
 
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The best piece of trading advice I wish I'd known before I started forex. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/technical-analysis.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! 1) Forget about the money and start small. Prove that you can trade and make money before you start putting in serious money. If you're starting with a big account you will start experiencing a lot of pressure when trading the markets. 2) Focus on risk! Risk management counts for a lot in trading - even if you have the best system in the world, if your risk management sucks you will end blowing up your account. 3) Filter out the noise! If you want to follow somebody, follow somebody...but get rid of the excess noise. 4) Stick to one trading method or trading strategy. 5) Be in it for the long term. Getting rich quick is not the way to do it.
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How do you time entry and exit points?  Do you scale in and out of trades?
 
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How do you time entry and exit points? Charlie Burton comments. It really varies according to whether I'm trading on an intraday basis or a swing trading basis. How do I time them? Its very much dependent on the strategy. Do you scale in and out of trades? Do you make use of trailing stop loss orders?
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Are technical indicators and charts important in your trading?
 
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Are technical indicators and charts important in your trading? Francis Hunt a technical analysis traders and coach comments. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! ‘My rule of trading is that markets move 20% of the time fundamentally and 80% technically.’ Would you agree with this statement? I don't use many technical indicators; I do use on balance volume where equities and commodities are concerned. I don't use Bollinger Bands anymore although it can be useful. I wouldn't trade a moving average strategy; once you've been in the market for a while you should get a grasp of what the market is doing. Dow Theory is quite useful; understanding higher highs and lower lows in particular.
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How to Spot the Bull Flag Continuation Pattern 🏯
 
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Bull Flag Chart Pattern. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/flag-and-pennant.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! The flag is basically a rectangle, with two parallel trendlines. In the example above the trendlines are defined by three peaks and three low points. It is said that the “flag is flying at half mast”, with the sharp increase in price looking like the flagpole. This implies that the continuation signal will be followed by a price move similar in size to the prior one. Trading Tip – best traded when tightly built. Flags that form just after a significant trading range breakout can signal the start of major moves or trends. Related Videos 4 Continuation Chart Patterns You Should Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMAtgfMEpA4 Trading the Rising and Falling Wedge Patterns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKKX2lBr4DE How to Trade the Ascending or Rising Wedge Chart Pattern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5f1oa9jkaOE How to Trade the Descending or Falling Wedge 💡 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYQASgotWKM How to Spot the Bull Flag Continuation Pattern 🏯 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuheIquENgk How to Trade a Bearish Flag Pattern like a Pro 👍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFtr50Dp3pA How to Trade Bullish Flag Patterns like a Pro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sch9cXNi-hg How to Trade the Ascending and Descending Triangle Chart Patterns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVE2JUOqhYM How to Trade Symmetrical Triangles like a Pro 💡 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qOlycyxT48 How the Pro's Trade Descending Triangle Chart Pattern 👍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7_biTmoVxw Best Trend Trading Setups! Continuation Patterns Work Best in Trending Markets ✌ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g2GjnBZZzQ
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What Do Hedge Funds Think of Technical Analysis?
 
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What do hedge funds think of technical analysis? Corvin Codirla, ex-hedge fund manager and independent traders comments. Do you need to be good at maths to make money trading? Why aren't economists wealthy / successful investors? Or are they? Some of them love it and some of them hate it. It also depends what you mean by technical analysis. If technical analysis means optically looking at charts and looking for patterns like head and shoulders..etc it becomes very difficult to test. If something cannot be written down in a set of rules, then it is not useful. Others will argue that technical analysis is more of an art than a science. Knowing maths doesn't necessarily make you smart.
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Two 2 Awesome Oscillator Trading Strategies ✌
 
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Two strategies how to use the Awesome Oscillator http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/technical-analysis.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE The Awesome Oscillator. This is a simple oscillator based on two moving averages; the first one is a 34 period and the second one is a 5 period moving average. As such this is a simple moving average crossover system with a unique flavour. The oscillator oscillates above and below a zero line and you're selling or buying as you cross above or below the zero line. As you cross below the zero line you'd be going short and as you cross above the zero line you'd be going long. The point is it is just a signal or filter to indicate whether the trend has potentially turned bullish or bearish. The next strategy is also interesting. As the awesome oscillator is below zero, you sell into peaks for another downturn/pullback (same for the uptrend). Related Video Forex Swing Trading Strategy using Bollinger Bands and the Awesome Oscillator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyEui4svjG4
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Reading Books and Websites that teach Trading Strategies
 
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There are millions of books and websites that teach trading strategies, but most don't work. What is your opinion? Francis Hunt a technical analysis trader and coach comments. Like the internet there is a lot of stuff out there some of which is good and other that is not so good. Broadly I do encourage reading though. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date!
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10 Top Reasons Why Forex Traders Fail
 
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● We interview traders and educators regularly. So Subscribe if you want to learn while being entertained. ✔ Please like the video and comment if you enjoyed - it helps a lot! ● To Trade forex we recommend InterTrader No Dealing Desk platform: http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/intertrader/intertrader.html Top Reasons Why Forex Traders Fail. Ali, trader and educator comments. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can bring you more! Why do so many people give up Forex Trading? How do you prevent winning trades from turning into losing trades? The barriers to entry in forex are very low so why do so many traders fail? I think its two-fold - subconsciously we are very used to getting what we want very quickly. Forex is hard work though - even though externally some people still market it as a quick rich scheme. Yes, you can make money very quickly but you can likewise lose a lot of money quickly. I am money motivated and I don't think there is anything wrong with that but if I were to get in just for the money I don't think I would be successful.
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What is a Quant?
 
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What is a Quant? Quant is a short form for Quantitative or Quantitative Analyst. Corvin Codirla, ex-hedge fund manager and trader comments. PLEASE HELP US BY LIKING THIS VIDEO IF YOU FOUND IT USEFUL. We understand what an analyst is; he analyses something and quantitative is very numerical. So in the investment industry you have someone called the research analyst. This is the person who gets the annual reports from companies and he researches them in his capacity as an analyst and produces a report for clients to indicate whether that company would make a good or bad investment. A Quantitative Analyst will just look at the numbers.
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Best Forex Pairs (FX) to Trade as a Beginner!
 
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Best FX pairs for beginners. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/forex/forex-trading.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! What are the best currency pairs for beginners to trade? The biggest fx pairs are of course EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY. You need to pick not more than three currency pairs to trade. Pick stuff where things are moving because you need the volatility but also a currency pair that has tight spreads. Stay away from exotic pairs with wide spreads.
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Making Money The Wyckoff Way:  Breakout & Markup
 
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I've followed Wyckoff for many years. Richard D. Wyckoff was a great trader and a pioneer of technical analysis. Wyckoff would start by taking a wide view of the market and then narrow down to find shares with the best profit potential. The Wyckoff Market Cycle outlines important elements in trend development, marked by periods of accumulation and distribution. Four different phases comprise the cycle: accumulation, markup, distribution, and markdown.
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How can I get start trading in the stock market?
 
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Is it a good idea to get involved in the stock market to try and make money? How can I get start trading in the stock market? Francis Hunt, a technical analysis trader and coach comments. If you've found this video useful, please click the like button and share it with your friends and remember to SUBSCRIBE to remain up-to-date! Why should investors consider trading at this point in time? I think everyone should have a savings and investment plan and that's different to trading; I think leverage and trading is something that you have earn the right to. For someone new I would ask him if he's got the patience and to demonstrate that he's not in it to get rich fast. Trading requires patience and if you lose 50% of your capital; the likelihood of you making back 100% back is low so people tend to increase stake sizes.
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How to trade the EUR/USD: Tips & Trading Strategies
 
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★ Trading the EUR/USD Discussing the EUR/USD. ★ You can trade the EUR/USD at InterTrader http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/intertrader/intertrader.html ★ If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! Trading the EUR/USD Discussing the EUR/USD. David Paul, Financial Trader and Managing Director of VectorVest UK comments. If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! David Paul, Financial Trader and Managing Director of VectorVest UK comments. Is there a strategy that you would use to trade the EUR/USD? Are there any pitfalls that one should avoid when trading currencies? Tell us a little about the Euro Tell us a little about the USA Dollar What is the EUR/USD [If you hear another trader saying "I'm buying the Euro", he/she is expecting that the value of the Euro will rise against the US Dollar and speculates by buying the EUR/USD exchange rate.] If the EUR/USD exchange rate equals 1.12565 for instance what does that mean? Noteworthy some Economic Events that impact the Currency Pair? [mention relevant fundamental announcements..etc] Why is the EUR/USD such a popular pair amongst traders? Tell us about the Characteristics and Particularities of the EUR/USD currency pair Tell us a little about the EUR/USD currency pair [who trades it, how easy it is to predict..etc] How volatile is this currency (how much does it typically moves in a trading session?, describe events from the past that led to major moves in this currency pair – mention that it is volatile and unpredictable…etc) What’s the best way to trade this currency? And the best times to trade? [use a trend following strategy?] Mention some trading tips for trading the EUR/USD Any pitfalls to avoid? Does the EUR/USD have any correlations with other currency pairs?
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Markets are Rigged.  Using Charts and Technical Analysis alone is a road to the Poorhouse
 
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Are the markets rigged? Is the stock market rigged? Why can't we use charts alone to analyse the markets? Andre Minassian, self-employed medium-term trader and businessman comments. You believe that all major stocks markets are fixed/rigged. Why and how can we use this to our advantage? When we just base ourselves on charts and fundamentals, the problem you have is that everybody else is looking at the same charts and fundamentals. The markets knows you as a trader by looking at charts so they know when retail traders are going to buy or sell.
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Trading Secrets of the Mind: Master the Emotional Side of Trading
 
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Trading Secrets of the Mind: Master the Emotional Side of Trading. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! Francis Hunt, stock market trader and educator comments. You mentioned mindset and mentality as a key area of development for you recently, what are your primary learning’s in this space, since we last spoke to you? You mention, Biology/Physicality and emotion are in all thought, weren’t we told, that trading and all aspects are a mental game? You mentioned most traders respond out of Flight & Fight Response, How do we recognize Fight/Flight response in ourselves if trying to be aware of it? How do we ‘stop the bleeding’ in the instance of being invoked into a Flight & Fight state as you described?
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How to Use Bollinger Bands to Pinpoint Support and Resistance Levels
 
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Discovering Bollinger Bands. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/bollinger-bands.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! Bollinger Bands are a very useful tool invented by John Bollinger in the early 1980s. They give a frame of reference for where you expect the price to go. They are “adaptive” bands around the price chart, changing dynamically with volatility and thus providing much more information than bands at a set distance from the average price. The centreline is a moving average, and therefore nothing special. You can expect the price candles to be above the moving average in an uptrend and below the moving average in a downtrend, as inevitably the moving average is a lagging indicator, following behind the price movement. The bands are drawn at a constantly changing distance from the moving average, one band above and one below. The distance is conventionally taken at twice the standard deviation as this provides the most effective bands, though you can customize the indicator as you wish. It’s important to know that statistically using twice the standard deviation means that the price is between the upper band and the lower band 95% of the time. What this means in practice is that in an uptrend you can expect to see the price between the centreline and the upper band most of the time. In fact, if you study some charts you will see that the price tends to hug the upper line in an uptrend. Similarly, in a downtrend the price will tend to drag along the lower line. When the price does breakthrough the Bollinger band, it usually returns swiftly and therefore this would not be a place to make a trade. One way of trading on bands is to wait in an uptrend for the price to drop to the centerline, and then go long with the expectation that the price will go back up to the upper band. You can do the same thing in reverse on a downtrend. There are many other ways to use Bollinger bands, but one of the most interesting things to notice is what happens as the width of the bands expands and contracts. As stated, this is plotted using the standard deviation, and therefore it is a measure of the volatility of the stock. Many times you will see the bands pinching together, almost as if they are constraining the movement of the price, although of course it is actually the price’s lack of movement that reduces the size of the bands. Either way, when the bands have pinched right down it is common to see a strong move in the price, either up or down, almost as if it reaches a point where it cannot be constrained anymore. In this situation, it is important to note that the Bollinger bands really give you no indication which way the price will break out. They simply give you a strong indication that a powerful move is about to happen. You can either try and anticipate the direction by using other indicators, or you can wait until the move is underway and trade to ride the rest of it.
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5 Minute Scalping System using 200 Moving Average and Stochastics ⛏️
 
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5 Minute Scalping System using 200MA and Stochastics. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/technical-analysis.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! This scalping strategy is based on moving averages and stochastics and can be utilised on several currency pairs. The whole point of the 200 period moving average is to define the trend - when the price is above it we want to be looking for longs only, when the price is under it we want to be looking for shorts only. The second step is that if the price is above the 200 period moving average, we are looking for the stochastics to be oversold. As soon as they start turning up we go long. This is very much a scalping strategy.
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Trade Entries and Exits.  Money Management Secrets for Successful Trading
 
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Signals for Trade Entries and Exits. Money Management Secrets for Successful Trading. David Paul, Financial Trader and Managing Director of VectorVest comments. If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! How do you determine if a trade has failed other than its performance after entry? Do you ever average down into a losing trade? How much is enough for you? When in a winning position how long will you go before taking profits? What are the main signals for you to exit? Do you just trade or are you also an investor? I don't like to giveaway more than half my profit. I haven't averaged down on losing trades for a long time. I don't like averaging as it breaks the discipline. How about when you're winning, how long do you wait before you take your profits
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Interviewing a Trend Trader: Take Your Stops or Stop Trading!
 
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Charlie Burton, Trader and Educator interviews Peter Apolostolou. I have been trading since 2003 although I've always been fascinated by trading and investing. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can bring you more! At the time I read a Vince Stanzione manual and that got me started; I started leading loads of books, trying different things and stategies as well as trend trading and technicals. I made money and lost some money in the process. I thought that I had found the secret with trend trading and then got beaten up by the markets. My mistake was that I didn't always use stops sometimes. It is very painful seeing profits disappear and turning into losses. My current trading style is discretionary.
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Avoid Getting Stop Hunted - Placing Effective Stop Loss 🤔😯
 
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How to Avoid Getting Stop Hunted. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/Trade-risk-size.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! If you get stopped out regularly out of trades, if you keep getting spiked out you need to listen to this. Stop hunting basically means that it always seems that your stop is being triggered - it just stops you out even though a market is going in your direction and you end up losing money. There are two reasons for being stop hunted - 1) The first reason is because your stop is too close (too tight). Unfortunately, the tighter your stop, the more frequently you are likely to get stopped out and it feels like your broker is triggering your stops maliciously. 2) You are putting your stop in the same place as everybody else which leads to the triggering of many stop losses Related Videos Great Tips on Where To Place Your Stop Loss! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7tXpiIoH08 Avoid Getting Stop Hunted - Placing Effective Stop Loss 🤔😯 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur3AhuVnd1I Tips to Avoid Getting Your Stop Loss Hit 😤 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBPiuHGgQ6o Do You Feel the Market is Out to Get You? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgEI8u1XCOc
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What are the Key Fundamentals for Currencies?
 
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What are the Key Fundamentals for Currencies? Corvin Codirla, ex-hedge fund manager and trader comments. What influences move the markets. One of the most important is interest rates. When it comes to currencies it is all about interest rates. Currencies is cash and what do you tradtionally with cash; you stick it into the bank and it earns interest. If you live in a country with low interest rates and you know of another country with much better rates then you have a desire to invest in that country. So you need to have a good grasp of fundamentals to trade the forex markets?
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Great Tips on Where To Place Your Stop Loss!
 
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Great Tips on Where To Place Your Stop Loss! http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/Risk-stop.html If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! When you are spread betting or swing trading the eternal dilemma is where to place your stop. Where do you put your stop? Most traders complain that the market keeps stopping them out. In reality what you should be doing would be reducing the stake size to have a proper stop in place. So where do i put my stop? 1) Under Support - putting a stop just under support is not a great idea as you can easily stopped out - your stop need to be well under the support. 2) Range Based 3) Time Based Related Videos What are Trailing Stops and How to Trade with Them? ☝️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE52K39OZDM Forex Strategies: How To Use Trailing Stops 👍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ACA2TbT95g How to Use Stops and Limit Orders to Exit or Get into Trades 👍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiHr1eUblUc Great Tips on Where To Place Your Stop Loss! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7tXpiIoH08 Stop Loss Market Orders vs Stop Loss Limit Orders ☂️✋ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CD3DM594q0 How To Set A Stop Loss Based on Price Part 1 🏳️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T2anRAHrHA How To Set A Stop Loss Based on a Time Limit Part 2 🏳️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66EacThefj4 How To Set A Stop Loss Based On Price Volatility Part 3 🏳️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Yz3tzBJFbg Stop Losses: How to Use Trailing Stops Part 4 🏳️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdW3IPhxaYA 3 Alternatives to Utilising Stop Loss Orders 👍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvb0i0xw2bQ Using a Hard Stop in your Trading? ☂️✋ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15KZVzquc_g Stop Loss Trading Strategies: Using Moving Averages As a Stop Loss ☂️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG6ox6UZlrw How to Use the Average True Range to Set Stops ☂️✋ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrytkoS4o_I Using an Indicator as Stop Loss - RSI or Moving Average ☂️✋ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_XVdSznrk4 How to Find the Optimum Profit Target per Trade 👊 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG2f1QGzx8g Day Trading: Intraday Stop Strategy using ATR ☂️✋ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDu2W59H7CE Trading Without a Stop Loss: Why Some Professionals Don't Use Stops ☂️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH4t7cusNuw
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Hope/Fear/Greed - Managing Emotions in Trading
 
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Hope/Fear/Greed - Managing Emotions in Trading David Paul, Financial Trader and Managing Director of Vector Vest UK comments. If you found value in watching this video, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! We've touched about controlling your emotions in trading - I do a workout everyday and it really helps. Give demo accounts a month or two but then switch to a real money account - virtual accounts lack the emotions - so use a real money account but start very small.
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Bollinger Bands and Stochastic Reversal Trading Strategy 💡
 
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Bollinger Bands and Stochastic Reversal Trading Strategy. http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/course/bollinger-bands.html PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE This is a nice strategy. It was claimed to be a swing trading strategy but to me it has more similarities to day trading. The idea of the strategy is to utilise Bollinger Bands and Stochastics. Criteria as follows: 1) The price must be touching or above the upper Bollinger Band. 2) Stochastics must be in an overbought condition. 3) You must have a reversal candle at that point. You could tailor this strategy according to what you expect the price to do in particular the stakes (risk) you want to take and stop placements. The general idea of this trade is that you're looking for a reversal; you've got the overbought condition, flush, exhaustion and the candlestick pattern to get in. You could end up with a gem of a trade that gets you in on Day 1 or Day 2 of a big trend reversal.
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Building a Trading Strategy: Entry, Exit or Money Management?
 
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Zak Mir, an experienced technical analyst speaks about trading timeframes and money management What are the market conditions that you consider ideal, and which ones are the most challenging, for the performance of your strategy? When developing a trading strategy, do you give a higher priority to building entry signals, exit signals or money management rules? Do you favor any particular timeframe in your strategies? What is your average trade duration and trading frequency? What should an inexperienced trader watch when choosing a time frame? In terms of day to day strategy, it shouldn't really make a difference unless the market is very volatile. If you've got your methodology correct and you're trading with stop losses you shouldn't really be bothered.
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Best Technical Indicator for Day Trading? 👊
 
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What is the best indicator for day trading? PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE THIS VIDEO SO WE CAN DO MORE! Best indicator for intraday trading? Is it moving averages, stochastics, RSI...? This is my opinion of course and I will select just one indicator. For me it is the VWAP - volume weight average price. I think this is the best indicator for day trading. The VWAP is like a moving average but it is based on the volume traded. A regular moving average doesn't take into account the volume. But if there is more volume done at a specific price level we need to give it more weighting... Why is it the best indicator for day trading? On a trending day you are likely to get a trending VWAP... assuming a strong uptrend day as price starts to come down the very first touch (test) of the VWAP you will get a bounce. In other words it acts as support in an uptrend and the reason for this is that many algos are looking at this and this is considered a value area. I've made some good trades basing myself on this. Another way to use VWAP - if a market is swing trading the VWAP will look a bit like a straight line. What you can do is to market the distance between the high and the VWAP - very often if we are in a rotation environment we can do 75 pips to the downside... I don't know exactly why but I suspect its again these mean reversion algos. Related videos: How to Use Volume (VWAP) to Improve your Trading 📈 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bun01FUhDS4 Reversion Trading Strategy: Using VWAP to Guide Trade Entries in Range Bound Markets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgjoqK4DlFc
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The Worst Mistakes Beginner Traders Make
 
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Common Trading Mistakes and How to Avoid Them by Rowena Harris-Doughty of LCG http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/spreadbetting/LCG-compare.html Many novice charge full-throttle in the markets with big idea and high profit expectations but soon find out that making money trading the financial markets is not as easy as they expected. Trading can be hugely rewarding but trading is also very demanding. Being too emotional or losing your 'cool' is a recipe for disaster.
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What is your method for Risk Management and Money Management?
 
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What is your method in risk management and money management? Charlie Burton trader and educator comments. Money Management - when you get into a position, do you already know where you may be getting out in terms of the stop losses / profits? I'm a target based trader. Do you ever average down into a losing trade? It comes back to risking only a small amount per trade; always risk a small amount of your capital - if you only have 1000 pounds in your account - you shouldn't risk more than 10 quid. That way you won't get discouraged by losing trades and you will be able to sleep at night. What do you do to cope when having bad days.
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What kind of trader are you? Tell us about your trading strategy?
 
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What kind of trader are you? Tell us about your trading strategy? So what's your strategy when trading the markets? David Paul, Financial Trader and Managing Director - VectorVest U.K comments. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can do more! In the stock market I look to find companies that are making money, I want to buy undervalued companies that are aggressively growing their profits and are rising and I want to buy into those stocks when the general market is rising. I scan for stocks that are rising and reaching new highs but I'm very much careful about the general market. What kind of markets are you trading at the moment? I'm fully investing in the stock market - I trade currencies when I see opportunities - I've been short GBP/USD over several instances in the last 6 months. How much time do you spend analyzing the markets? In the stock market I do most of my analysis during the weekend - looking at fundamentals and trends - I have a system that monitors stop losses on that. In the forex markets I mostly trade on a 4-hour chart - do you class yourself as a swing trader or an intraday trader? I'm mostly a swing trader but if I have time I will look at shorter-term charts and trading opportunities. I like trading the FTSE in the morning and the Dow in the afternoon on a 30-minute chart. I resolve not to risk more than I planned.
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Markets are moved by Politics and Psychology: Dow Jones will hit 20,000!
 
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Nothing on the Geopolitical Plane Happens by Accident. Andre Minassian, self-employed medium-term trader and businessman comments. According to you, whatever news and data that is put out there to the public and almost all market calls by the big players is simply to move the retail investor in the direction which they want him/her to move. Why do you mean by this in layman’s terms? Our markets are so controlled; that nothing big happens by accident around the world . Everything revolves around an agenda. You take views based on geopolitical and macroeconomic agenda.
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