Money management for doubter-timid style online investor

April 13, 2010

They like to think independently of the crowd. Because of this, when they trade online, they are prime candidates to be contrarian investors.

They manage their money as (if not more) conservatively than the obsessive-disciplined type.

But what they have in common with the obsessive type is the compulsion to build a sizable savings account to protect themselves in case of emergency. And when they sometimes focus on the ..Read more..

Online Investing Tips – How To Learn A Trading Type

March 26, 2010

Do all online investors have the same trading style? Or have the same personality? Of course not. Then why do we so easily overlook how these different personality styles may affect the outcome of our trading?

It is exactly these personality styles, with their strengths and weaknesses, that are responsible for our repeatedly making the same kinds of good or bad trading judgments. And yet understanding our basic style of trading is often disregarded or taken for granted.

We may ..Read more..

How To Avoid Online Trading Trap

March 26, 2010

How can we respond to this pressure, this demand? When we notice the impulse to trade based on strong fear, it is usually best to literally step out of the trap by stepping out of the situation.

Only after you’ve had a chance to get out of the situation and shift your attention should you even consider taking any action in the form of a trade. Often, when you return ..Read more..

Creating a balanced trading style

November 24, 2009

You might have found that one type of trading style is easier to identify with than the others. Assuming this is true, answer the following questions:

1. How does your present style of online trading seem consistent with what you read? What specifically did you identify with?
2. Was there anything you read in the trading type you ..Read more..

Combination of online trading styles

November 24, 2009

I believe some of the best professional traders actually combine traits of the obsessive-disciplined style with the gambling-emotional style.

For example, James J. Cramer is a professional trader who manages a hedge fund (a fund that holds stocks that try to balance each other whether the market is up or down), and writes three or four short columns daily for the online stock web site “The,” of which he is a founder.

A frequent past guest host on CNBC’s Squawk Box, until his own ..Read more..

A Brief Introduction To Forex

November 4, 2009

What Is A Forex Deal?

October 28, 2009

Components of a Forex deal

A Forex deal is a contract agreed upon between the trader and the market-maker (i.e. the Trading Platform). The contract is comprised of the following components: ..Read more..

What Is Forex trading

October 28, 2009

The investor’s goal in Forex trading is to profit from foreign currency movements.

More than 95% of all Forex trading performed today is for speculative purposes (e.g. to profit from currency movements). The rest belongs ..Read more..

What Is Forex

October 28, 2009

The Market

The currency trading (foreign exchange, Forex, FX) market is the biggest and fastest growing market on earth. Its daily turnover is more than 2.5 trillion dollars. The particpants in this market are central and commercial banks, corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, and private individuals like you.

What happens in the market?

Markets are places where goods are traded, and the same goes with Forex. In Forex ..Read more..

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