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Stop Losses When Trading – Different Types and Considerations

 Stop Losses When Trading – Different Types and Considerations

Reading Time - 5 Minutes Stops. Every trader needs them, and if you don’t have one in place, you are asking for trouble. The market will eventually reach out from the computer screen and give you a less than friendly slap, and the stinging wont only be in your face, but your trading account. A stop takes you out for an acceptable loss when the trade moves against [...]

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Take a Break

 Take a Break

Reading Time - 3 Minutes Hello Traders.It’s Sunday and I am sitting in a café drinking a latte for this blog post. I had my laptop open and was ready to load up the charts and start working through my zone creation process for next month when I decided to instead order another coffee and write this post.As traders, or as you put your efforts into anything [...]

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What’s Coming to Decisive Trading?

 What’s Coming to Decisive Trading?

Reading Time - 3 Minutes Hello Traders. A little bit of a different blog post today. I want to keep you all up to date on what is coming from Decisive Trading in the near future, medium term and even a bit longer term! Some exciting stuff is in works… well, I find it exciting… but then, I find charts exciting… Free Subscription I have been working on [...]

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Who’s In Charge?

 Who’s In Charge?

Reading Time - 5 Minutes Who’s in charge?It’s a straightforward question and you would think that the answer would be relatively simple.Someone turns to you and asks, ‘Who is in charge of the decisions you make and the actions you take?’The answer that springs to mind, of course, is ‘I am in charge’.And yet, if you stop to think about it, you might start to [...]

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That Voice in Your Head Isn’t You

 That Voice in Your Head Isn’t You

Reading Time - 5 Minutes In this blog post I want to step back from the subject of trading somewhat. I want to get a bit more personal, although everything in the blog can just as easily be attached to trading, as well as anything else you are going through in life.It is a personal insight into me, and something I haven’t shared with a lot of people. But [...]

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Leverage – The New ESMA Proposals – What Will Less Leverage Mean For Retail Traders?

 Leverage – The New ESMA Proposals – What Will Less Leverage Mean For Retail Traders?

Reading Time - 8 Minutes It is one of the words that every trader has come across at some point. However, very few actually understand what it is or how it works. In this blog post I am going to look at specifically the new rules on leverage proposed by ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority). We will look at the differences the changes will make and [...]

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Leverage – The New ESMA Proposals – What Will Less Leverage Mean For Retail Traders?

 Leverage – The New ESMA Proposals – What Will Less Leverage Mean For Retail Traders?

Reading Time - 8 Minutes It is one of the words that every trader has come across at some point. However, very few actually understand what it is or how it works. In this blog post I am going to look at specifically the new rules on leverage proposed by ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority). We will look at the differences the changes will make and [...]

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Compounding – The Tortoise and the Hare – The True Secret of Trading Success

 Compounding – The Tortoise and the Hare – The True Secret of Trading Success

Reading Time - 7 Minutes Have you ever heard the story about the Tortoise and the Hare? I am sure you have. But what you probably didn’t realise is that the story can be linked to trading. In fact, the Tortoise and the Hare is pretty much how I would categorise the successful Trader (the Tortoise) and those who never seem to get anywhere (the Hare).In this [...]

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Compounding – The Tortoise and the Hare – The True Secret of Trading Success

 Compounding – The Tortoise and the Hare – The True Secret of Trading Success

Reading Time - 7 Minutes Have you ever heard the story about the Tortoise and the Hare? I am sure you have. But what you probably didn’t realise is that the story can be linked to trading. In fact, the Tortoise and the Hare is pretty much how I would categorise the successful Trader (the Tortoise) and those who never seem to get anywhere (the Hare).In this [...]