successful trader

How to Become a Successful Trader (Part 2)

In this post we can talk a little about the way that a successful trader looks at the markets and how they utilise the exact same tools and knowledge that is available to all other traders, (you and I). Not so much in what they use, as how they use it, also bearing in mind…

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Should I Use The Trailing Stop?

Hmmm, the much maligned trailing stop. Do we use it? If so, how do we use it? They say that if you stand back and look in the mirror, then what you see is the product of all the decisions you have ever made in your life. Granted, some of them will have been made…

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Trend Trading: 3 Ways To Trade The Trend

How do YOU identify the trend? Here at Black Dog we have 3 ways to identify the trend and keep us trading WITH the majority of other traders AND where the money is going. Certainly not against them.

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The Best Times to Trade Forex

Best Times to Trade Forex

There have been many questions fired at me over the years or been discussed in our Trading Room regarding trading in general whether it be trading forex, indices, or any other chart. Usually they are to do with the placing of stops and when to take profits, but another one high up on the list…

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Dow 14.01.15 on the M5

Trading the Dow Jones

Trading the Dow Jones Index with Black Dog is exactly the same as trading forex. The tools that we use allows for this although with greater risk comes greater reward. The Dow can be a tricky customer when it starts to move at a great rate of knots and much care is needed as it…

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Keep It Sweet and Simple

KISS – Keep It Simple but Sweet

Everyone but everyone keeps saying that phrase above but how many actually follow its advice? It’s a phrase that everyone knows – but few unfortunately follow. In forex, it is a MUST that it is practiced without fail. The problem however is that everyone wants the next latest and greatest indicator because of that ‘Holy…

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