I snipped the graphic below from this article in The Wall Street Journal. The article makes the point that there seems to be a correlation between account size and profitability . It’s the smallest and the newest investors that are most likely to lose money. The firms with the highest percentage of profitable accounts, Interactive…Details
With the repercussions of the wild swing in the CHF still to be felt there has been some attempt to quantify the losses being faced by various FX providers. The table below was generated by FOREX MAGNATES
One of the things I find most interesting about traders is the number of preconceived notions they have about various instruments. For example, FX trading is traditionally associated with trading very short time frames. FX traders tend to have conniptions if you suggest that they trade anything longer than a tick chart. However, this is…Details
This is my favourite chart of last year. It is my favourite chart not for the reasons that might immediately spring to mind. I do a year end review of trades that come my way – the aim on doing so is to perform a rigorous form of self assessment. Over the years I have…Details
As the year draws to a close I thought I would generate a quick league table of how a few markets of interest performed this year. As usual there were markets that trended strongly and markets that didnt (the All Ordinaries….again).