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Month: May 2017

The Crypto Backdoor to Freedom of Leverage, Hedging Other Instruments?

Crypto currencies have been on my radar lately. Not because I like getting smoked in illiquid markets, but because creative, alternative uses for them have skyrocketed in the past 3 years, and I just really
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Why a Swing Trading, “Hands-Behind-Your-Back Strategy” Never Worked for Me

Last night, I had a great conversation with a gentleman who has been following my work/this site for many years now and as a result, we have come to know each other casually via email,
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Institutional Research Section Updated

Just a quick note to say that I went ahead and updated a number of links on the FX institutional research page, and added a format that was much easier to navigate / expand upon. My main
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Fundamentals of Market Structure: For Noobs (and Experienced Traders Without Proper Footing)

One thing I can bet on 100% is that the majority of traders approach markets improperly because many times, they don't understand them at their root. There are a lot of online learning initiatives available,
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Should I Focus On One Instrument, or Monitor Several?

A question I have been asked many times over the years, and it just came up again today. The simple answer is that it depends on how you're trading. First, the cliff note answer: For daytraders,
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Getting a Trading Job: Types of Firms, Positions Available and What It Really Takes

When people think of trading firms, their mind tends to shoot in one direct: wall street mayhem, images of people sitting on a long desk, ticker symbols all over the room, etc. and people yelling
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