A recent report has highlighted that Brits are finding it harder to become wealthy due to a huge tax burden and under performing investments. This does not surprise me. I wonder how much more of a pounding hard working families will take this year. If Greece defaults on its debt, then there will be more to … [Read more...] about Rant: Greece, Nick Clegg and rugby
Failure to make money from financial markets can take many forms. I knew that trading with money you cannot afford to lose can be a contributing factor to failure. When I began trading, I did not realise that some failures can be psychological. This post is a brutally honest tale about how I overcame a major hurdle … [Read more...] about How I overcame failure in the stock market
When it comes to spread betting, there are many attributes which will determine whether someone will be successful or not, it could be the method that they use, their knowledge of the underlying market but in the eye's of successful spread bettor's everywhere, one of the most important factors which will ensure success … [Read more...] about Successful Spread Betting – It’s All In The Mind!
I sometimes wish that spread betting was called something else because even though it is betting, as is any kind of share trading, it can often attract the kind of people who are just looking to have a punt. There is certainly nothing wrong with having a punt as no one likes a bet more than me, but I can't help but … [Read more...] about Are You Cut Out For Spread Betting?
You know how you say stuff that you know you shouldn't. Well I said in last week's stock market update with a high amount of glee that I 'feel (and enjoy) a sense of smugness when I hear traders going on about what a difficult month August was and how some got creamed.' Well, I got a little bit creamed this week as … [Read more...] about Stock Market Report wk#37