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Chat With Traders Podcast

One of things I like to do on the way home from work, in heavy Southern California traffic, is listen to podcasts in my car. If you haven’t listened to the Chat With Trader podcast, you are missing some good interviews with all…


Fixed Profit Objective – How To Keep Your Profits

Have you ever placed a trade, gain some pips, then watch all your pips disappear losing even more pips? Sound like you? How do you fix this problem? Fixed profit objective. When you enter a trade, have an amount of pips you are…


Here We Go Again, Not Another Broker!

I have been trading since October, 2007, and now I am faced with finding a new broker…again! What is it with forex brokers? I guess they are like traders, they come and go. I started out with GFT, Global Forex Trading. At the…


The Randomness of Trading

As traders observing the Forex currency market, we look for patterns to trade that will net us profits. The problem is that market is so random. Yes, there are patterns that occur over and over again, but the market is always changing or…


Screenshot of My Trading Layout

I trade usually using a laptop but always on one screen. Here is a screenshot of my trading layout. Enjoy.


Why Should You Journal Your Forex Currency Trades

I started trading in October 2007 and I have entered every Forex currency trade into a journal, give or take a few that I forgot to take screenshots of. (I still entered the trade details for those trades.) Journaling my trades is something…


Using Ninja Trader To Verify An FXCM Losing Trade

The other day I took an afternoon trade (Asian market) that quickly hit my stop, then reversed in the direction I thought the market was going. I was so angry because it seemed that my dealer, FXCM, had purposely stop hunted my trade.…


Trading Part Time Can Lead To Failure

I am convinced, based on my method of trading, that to be successful I need to trade full-time. The other day I started out with a losing trade but ended the day with some positive trades.Today, after a week and a half of…


Using NinjaTrader Simulation to Practice Forex Trading

Practice make perfect is the old cliche. Trading is a competitive activity like sports. Some great trading psychologists/coaches are former sports psychologists. So if both activities are related, how can we practice trading like the great athletes do before they compete in their…


Best Way To Review and Reflect Your Trades

Well, for the third time this year, I have broken many of my entry/exit rules and tried to force a trade that didn’t work. I am not writing this post to talk about my stubbornness, but to reveal one of the best ways…

Journal your currency trades.

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