How to trade the markets: A Six part series
In this series of six articles, we look at how you can look to trade the Markets, be it full time, part time or occasionally.
Every one reading these articles will be at a different level compared to the next man. Fundamentally the rules are the same. Over 80% of retail “punters” lose money. Hopefully, here, we will try and help you be in the 20% that doesn’t.
We will cover different strategies, ideas, entry and exit plans and try and get you to just think a little more before giving your hard earned cash away. There is no right and wrong way to make money in the markets. Find a strategy that works for you.
Learn to Trade the Markets : Part 1 (of 6) Risk Management
“…AIM stocks can become ‘lobster pots’ – easy to get into but rather harder to get out of, and certainly not at the price a
Learn to Trade the Markets : Part 2 (of 6) Stop-losses and profit targets
“…Stops bring order and discipline to trading, allowing you to work within a system that rises above the swirling emotions engendered by the sight of
Learn to Trade the Markets : Part 3 (of 6) Position Size
“…it is all too easy to hold on to a winning stock for too long without taking at least some gains. But it is even
Learn to Trade the Markets : Part 4 (of 6) Diversification
“…You can build an investment portfolio for a rainy day, but what of a monsoon? Or to put it in technical terms: how not to put
Learn to Trade the Markets : Part 5 (of 6) Active or Passive?
“…Look at the performance of the stocks you have picked yourself, and any active funds you’ve chosen. Compare it against that of the index of
Learn to Trade the Markets : Part 6 (of 6) Investment styles – understanding value, quality, growth and momentum
“…You may think you should invest in these poor companies as they are going to improve because the management will change, or they will be