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Feb. 22nd, 2010

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Forex Killer 2#

Forex Trading: Choosing a Forex Broker!

IF YOU ARE new to Forex trading your first and most important goal is choosing a Forex broker to work with. And the 3 most basic characteristics you should check out first are: reputation, experience and track record. Obviously, there are also other important qualities, and we'll get to those in a minute, but everything else depends on that 3-part foundation.

Finding a Forex Broker!

The safest approach to choosing a Forex broker is to contact the authority or agency that licenses brokers in your area. (And an extra little side tip - be especially careful when checking the background of any broker who approaches you with some dazzling, over-the-top offer, or who guarantees you're certain to have success and sure winnings.) Start cautiously...don't allow yourself to be rushed into decisions. That's how many beginners are taken advantage of: many scam artists specialize in preying on the inexperienced because they're so eager to get started that they often throw caution and common sense aside.

1. Check Their Reputation:

The Forex trading world is a fairly tight community. Use that fact for your protection. After you've done your initial research, work up a shortlist of 3 brokers you consider strong candidates. Then begin your due diligence. Research them online. Ask around for word-of-mouth opinions. And definitely contact governing authorities to check for a pattern of complaints in their history. Ask other traders about the experiences they've had with the brokers you're considering. Ask friends and others with experience in Forex trading to recommend a reputable broker. Find out if they're easy to deal with by first contacting their customer service desk with ALL the questions you have. If their answers are slow (or sketchy), it's better to steer clear.

2. Check Their System of Safeguards:

Don't go near a Forex broker who has few safeguards for protecting you as a customer. Find out the name and contact information for their regulatory body. What protection does that organization provide - and is it hard to shake it loose? Are the funds of clients shielded from possible fraud or bankruptcy?

3. Do They Offer a Free Trial Account?

A very common introductory inducement is a free trial trading account. Basically they're giving you "Play Money" to practice with. When choosing a Forex broker this trial account gives you an excellent opportunity to learn exactly how the system works and to see how you might profit or lose when you move on to using real money. Some brokers also offer training videos for beginners, or even send out an actual Forex broker to help you in person. The level of service the broker provides during your free trial is a good indicator of how you'll be treated once you sign up as a customer. You'll also learn how their system functions, meaning you'll already know your way around before your own money hits the table.

4. Check Out the Extras They Offer:

Most of the reputable and trustworthy brokers offer pretty much the same kinds of tools for you to work with. Some processing fees are a bit higher, some a bit lower. Some offer free trading advice while others offer the simulated trading mentioned above with a practice bankroll of $50,000 or so. Most reputable Forex brokers will also have basic lessons in online trading available. The training may come to you via email or by DVD. Also check to make sure they can provide customer service 24 hours a day.

5. How Secure Is Their Online Server?

One of the most crucial elements is security. Your Forex broker absolutely must provide a fully secure trading environment to keep your personal details private and the money you invest safe from theft.

6. Check for Hidden Charges:

Are the Forex brokers you're investigating totally upfront regarding costs? It's a good idea to ask them specifically about hidden costs and also whether they offer special terms for more frequent trading. You have a right to expect - and receive - full transparency from your broker in all operations. When you're choosing a Forex broker, any questions about costs, returns or other information should be met with prompt, understandable and honest answers. If they waffle, drop them.

7. Compare Several Free Trial Offers:

Actually using a number of different free trial offers is one of the best ways to compare the look and feel of each Forex broker's online trading platform. Is it a good fit? Is one of the interfaces more logical-seeming or more comfortable than the others? Check to see which you'd prefer using long-term. Some websites even offer charts comparing the features between larger brokers so you can instantly see which services are offered and how their operations differ.

8. Are They Far Away or Local?

Your safest choice is to choose a Forex broker in your local area. That way, you and your broker are both close to the authorities you'd be contacting for help if anything went wrong. Another factor is the currency your broker uses - is it the same as your local currency? An offshore broker would be denominating all transactions in their local currency, which could involve extra fees and affect your returns.

9. Is Their Trading Platform a Good Fit for You?

Another vitally important factor to consider when choosing your Forex broker is the trading platform they use. This includes the currency pairs offered and their typical spread (difference between bid price and asking price). Once you've opened and used practice accounts with a few brokers, you'll have enough experience to judge which platform is the best fit for you.

Remember, the broker you select is the person who will stand beside you in any success or failure you have. Don't opt for failure before you even begin by choosing a bad broker with a disreputable or dishonest record. Thoroughly research all the brokers on your shortlist and be sure to spend some time with their practice accounts. This ensures that, when choosing a Forex broker, you'll know how they operate before you ever spend a penny.

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Forex Trading 3#

Forex Options: Successful Trading Strategies!

WHEN IT COMES to giving people the hope of becoming a millionaire overnight, the stock market excels. Every day we see evidence of stocks that have flown upwards as if they had wings, providing investors with a windfall of profits. It's inevitable that catching one of those stocks just before it takes off is an exciting possibility, inspiring the beginning trader to take the plunge. When you trade options, the stakes are raised, making those massive profits even more attainable, but the basics that underlie successful trading in the stock market are the same as those for trading options.

Once you start to look at trading stocks, you find yourself plunged into a confusing nightmare where hundreds if not thousands of people are pushing "Their" system that is supposedly infallible. For a beginner, it's easy to get drawn into the complex net, believing that there must be a simple solution that will hand you the keys to stock market success. These keys will see you finding winner after winner, and making your fortune.

The reality, however, is that there are no keys that will find a winner every time. After all, if that was possible, how could anyone ever lose any money in the market? And if nobody loses, then how can someone else gain? The whole stock market would collapse.

Having said that, there are a number of very successful trading systems that work well over the long term. It's important to realize that a winning system is one that consistently delivers profit over a longer time frame - and part of the equation is that a percentage of trades will be losers. Once you learn to look at the bigger picture, rather than focusing on the individual trades, you'll be a lot more successful in the market.

There are a couple of approaches to the market that are popular across many systems. One is to take small losses when they happen, and let your winners run. So you might take six little losses, which are more than compensated for by one huge gain. This type of approach takes a lot of confidence and self-discipline, as it's very easy to give up if those six little losses all happen in a row, without a winner in sight.

Another approach is to take your profits after a certain percentage of gain, and occasionally put up with a medium sized loss. This system is nice if you like to see profits, because you don't run the risk of a stock that's risen suddenly dropping again and wiping out your profit - you took your profit early. However you also run the risk that the stock will continue to fly upwards and you miss out on that profit. This system can be risky, because you need a number of small profitable trades to cover one of the losses.

If you can't make up your mind which approach suits you, why not try more than one? You can always split your capital over a couple of portfolios, and use a different strategy for each portfolio. This can be time consuming, but at least you can then make a logical comparison of the choices and decide which one has worked best for you.

It's Also important not to abandon your system the second you see a trade making a loss. Far too many traders think that they're only successful if every trade is a winner, which is ridiculous. Then the trader switches to another system, messes around with that for a while, sees a loss, and switches again. You need to find a system that gives you a good overall return, and stick to it. The more you chop and change, the higher your chances of losing more.

Most of the success that comes with trading comes from one source - and it's not the perfect trading system. It's all about you. Trading is more about psychology than watching the charts. You need to have the right character to be a successful trader. Self discipline, confidence, the ability to see the bigger picture, accepting losses as part of the game, controlling your fear and greed - all of these elements work together to make you a successful trader.

If you can identify a system that delivers a consistent profit, and have the discipline to stick with it even when an individual trade loses, then your chances of success are high. And remember - it's always good to start with pretend trades to get the hang on things, before you commit your life savings to the market.

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Sep. 6th, 2009

DoublingStocks 1#

What is a Hedge Fund?

A hedge fund is a fund that can take both long and short positions, use arbitrage, buy and sell undervalued securities, trade options or bonds, and invest in almost any opportunity in any market where it foresees impressive gains at reduced risk. Hedge fund strategies vary enormously -- many hedge against downturns in the markets -- especially important today with volatility and anticipation of corrections in overheated stock markets. The primary aim of most hedge funds is to reduce volatility and risk while attempting to preserve capital and deliver positive returns under all market conditions. 

There are approximately 14 distinct investment strategies used by hedge funds, each offering different degrees of risk and return. A macro hedge fund, for example, invests in stock and bond markets and other investment opportunities, such as currencies, in hopes of profiting on significant shifts in such things as global interest rates and countries’ economic policies. A macro hedge fund is more volatile but potentially faster growing than a distressed-securities hedge fund that buys the equity or debt of companies about to enter or exit financial distress. An equity hedge fund may be global or country specific, hedging against downturns in equity markets by shorting overvalued stocks or stock indexes. A relative value hedge fund takes advantage of price or spread inefficiencies. Knowing and understanding the characteristics of the many different hedge fund strategies is essential to capitalizing on their variety of investment opportunities.

It is important to understand the differences between the various hedge fund strategies because all hedge funds are not the same -- investment returns, volatility, and risk vary enormously among the different hedge fund strategies. Some strategies which are not correlated to equity markets are able to deliver consistent returns with extremely low risk of loss, while others may be as or more volatile than mutual funds. A successful fund of funds recognizes these differences and blends various strategies and asset classes together to create more stable long-term investment returns than any of the individual funds.

1. Hedge fund strategies vary enormously – many, but not all, hedge against market downturns – especially important today with volatility and anticipation of corrections in overheated stock markets.

2. The primary aim of most hedge funds is to reduce volatility and risk while attempting to preserve capital and deliver positive (absolute) returns under all market conditions.

3. The popular misconception is that all hedge funds are volatile -- that they all use global macro strategies and place large directional bets on stocks, currencies, bonds, commodities or gold, while using lots of leverage. In reality, less than 5% of hedge funds are global macro funds. Most hedge funds use derivatives only for hedging or don’t use derivatives at all, and many use no leverage.

Key Characteristics of Hedge Funds:

1. Hedge funds utilize a variety of financial instruments to reduce risk, enhance returns and minimize the correlation with equity and bond markets. Many hedge funds are flexible in their investment options (can use short selling, leverage, derivatives such as puts, calls, options, futures, etc.).

2. Hedge funds vary enormously in terms of investment returns, volatility and risk. Many, but not all, hedge fund strategies tend to hedge against downturns in the markets being traded.

3. Many hedge funds have the ability to deliver non-market correlated returns.

4. Many hedge funds have as an objective consistency of returns and capital preservation rather than magnitude of returns.

5. Most hedge funds are managed by experienced investment professionals who are generally disciplined and diligent.

6. Pension funds, endowments, insurance companies, private banks and high net worth individuals and families invest in hedge funds to minimize overall portfolio volatility and enhance returns.

7. Most hedge fund managers are highly specialized and trade only within their area of expertise and competitive advantage.

8. Hedge funds benefit by heavily weighting hedge fund managers’ remuneration towards performance incentives, thus attracting the best brains in the investment business. In addition, hedge fund managers usually have their own money invested in their fund.

Hedging Strategies:

A wide range of hedging strategies are available to hedge funds. For example:

I. selling short - selling shares without owning them, hoping to buy them back at a future date at a lower price in the expectation that their price will drop.

II. using arbitrage - seeking to exploit pricing inefficiencies between related securities - for example, can be long convertible bonds and short the underlying issuers equity.

III. trading options or derivatives - contracts whose values are based on the performance of any underlying financial asset, index or other investment.

IV. investing in anticipation of a specific event - merger transaction, hostile takeover, spin-off, exiting of bankruptcy proceedings, etc.

V. investing in deeply discounted securities - of companies about to enter or exit financial distress or bankruptcy, often below liquidation value.

VI. Many of the strategies used by hedge funds benefit from being non-correlated to the direction of equity markets.

Hedge Fund Styles:

The predictability of future results shows a strong correlation with the volatility of each strategy. Future performance of strategies with high volatility is far less predictable than future performance from strategies experiencing low or moderate volatility.

Aggressive Growth: Invests in equities expected to experience acceleration in growth of earnings per share. Generally high P/E ratios, low or no dividends; often smaller and micro cap stocks which are expected to experience rapid growth. Includes sector specialist funds such as technology, banking, or biotechnology. Hedges by shorting equities where earnings disappointment is expected or by shorting stock indexes. Tends to be "long-biased." Expected Volatility: High

Distressed Securities: Buys equity, debt, or trade claims at deep discounts of companies in or facing bankruptcy or reorganization. Profits from the market's lack of understanding of the true value of the deeply discounted securities and because the majority of institutional investors cannot own below investment grade securities. (This selling pressure creates the deep discount.) Results generally not dependent on the direction of the markets. Expected Volatility: Low - Moderate

Emerging Markets: Invests in equity or debt of emerging (less mature) markets that tend to have higher inflation and volatile growth. Short selling is not permitted in many emerging markets, and, therefore, effective hedging is often not available, although Brady debt can be partially hedged via U.S. Treasury futures and currency markets. Expected Volatility: Very High

Funds of Hedge Funds: Mix and match hedge funds and other pooled investment vehicles. This blending of different strategies and asset classes aims to provide a more stable long-term investment return than any of the individual funds. Returns, risk, and volatility can be controlled by the mix of underlying strategies and funds. Capital preservation is generally an important consideration. Volatility depends on the mix and ratio of strategies employed. Expected Volatility: Low - Moderate - High

Income: Invests with primary focus on yield or current income rather than solely on capital gains. May utilize leverage to buy bonds and sometimes fixed income derivatives in order to profit from principal appreciation and interest income. Expected Volatility: Low

Macro: Aims to profit from changes in global economies, typically brought about by shifts in government policy that impact interest rates, in turn affecting currency, stock, and bond markets. Participates in all major markets -- equities, bonds, currencies and commodities -- though not always at the same time. Uses leverage and derivatives to accentuate the impact of market moves. Utilizes hedging, but the leveraged directional investments tend to make the largest impact on performance. Expected Volatility: Very High

Market Neutral - Arbitrage: Attempts to hedge out most market risk by taking offsetting positions, often in different securities of the same issuer. For example, can be long convertible bonds and short the underlying issuers equity. May also use futures to hedge out interest rate risk. Focuses on obtaining returns with low or no correlation to both the equity and bond markets. These relative value strategies include fixed income arbitrage, mortgage backed securities, capital structure arbitrage, and closed-end fund arbitrage. Expected Volatility: Low

Market Neutral - Securities Hedging: Invests equally in long and short equity portfolios generally in the same sectors of the market. Market risk is greatly reduced, but effective stock analysis and stock picking is essential to obtaining meaningful results. Leverage may be used to enhance returns. Usually low or no correlation to the market. Sometimes uses market index futures to hedge out systematic (market) risk. Relative benchmark index usually T-bills. Expected Volatility: Low

Market Timing: Allocates assets among different asset classes depending on the manager's view of the economic or market outlook. Portfolio emphasis may swing widely between asset classes. Unpredictability of market movements and the difficulty of timing entry and exit from markets add to the volatility of this strategy. Expected Volatility: High

Opportunistic: Investment theme changes from strategy to strategy as opportunities arise to profit from events such as IPOs, sudden price changes often caused by an interim earnings disappointment, hostile bids, and other event-driven opportunities. May utilize several of these investing styles at a given time and is not restricted to any particular investment approach or asset class. Expected Volatility: Variable

Multi Strategy: Investment approach is diversified by employing various strategies simultaneously to realize short- and long-term gains. Other strategies may include systems trading such as trend following and various diversified technical strategies. This style of investing allows the manager to overweight or underweight different strategies to best capitalize on current investment opportunities. Expected Volatility: Variable

Short Selling: Sells securities short in anticipation of being able to rebuy them at a future date at a lower price due to the manager's assessment of the overvaluation of the securities, or the market, or in anticipation of earnings disappointments often due to accounting irregularities, new competition, change of management, etc. Often used as a hedge to offset long-only portfolios and by those who feel the market is approaching a bearish cycle. High risk. Expected Volatility: Very High

Special Situations: Invests in event-driven situations such as mergers, hostile takeovers, reorganizations, or leveraged buyouts. May involve simultaneous purchase of stock in companies being acquired, and the sale of stock in its acquirer, hoping to profit from the spread between the current market price and the ultimate purchase price of the company. May also utilize derivatives to leverage returns and to hedge out interest rate and/or market risk. Results generally not dependent on direction of market. Expected Volatility: Moderate

Value: Invests in securities perceived to be selling at deep discounts to their intrinsic or potential worth. Such securities may be out of favor or underfollowed by analysts. Long-term holding, patience, and strong discipline are often required until the ultimate value is recognized by the market. Expected Volatility: Low - Moderate

Benefits of Hedge Funds:

Popular Misconception:

The popular misconception is that all hedge funds are volatile -- that they all use global macro strategies and place large directional bets on stocks, currencies, bonds, commodities, and gold, while using lots of leverage. In reality, less than 5% of hedge funds are global macro funds. Most hedge funds use derivatives only for hedging or don't use derivatives at all, and many use no leverage. 

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Dan A. 

May. 21st, 2009

DoublingStocks 3#

Tony Robbins Motivation: The “Invisible Forces” !!

Why We Do What We Do, And How We Can Do It Better!


Tony Robbins at TED discusses the “Invisible Forces” that motivate everyone’s actions. At one point, he high-fives Former Vice President Al Gore in the front row. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.

The annual conference now brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes). At the end of this video, you can see how Tony Robbins was running out of time because he has a lot to say.


TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes -- including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on

To Your Life Achievements and Success,
A Professional Stocks and Forex Market Trader
Dan A.

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DoublingStocks 1#

Recommended Ebook: "Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets"

In Just a Few Years, futures trading has grown from a specialized area to a major sector that is attracting pension funds, hedge funds, and other capital pools. Technological advances have led to increased globalization and around-the-clock trading, which has generated huge volumes that can be traded at minimal cost.

In Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets, expert stocks and futures advisor Colin Alexander explains how to Make Money in all market conditions. He shows you how to set up monthly and weekly charts with indicators that determine which markets may be worth trading. Then he shows daily and intraday charts tell you when to pull the trigger and get into a trade and stay until market action generates an exit signal.

With Alexander’s proven approach to evaluating markets, you’ll learn how to avoid high-risk and marginal trades without sacrificing the high-potential ones. And, you’ll see how informed applications of today’s most effective indicators-including MACD, moving averages, stochastics, and Bollinger Bands-can help identify markets with the potential for extended moves.

Through a focused examination of how money determines markets, Timing Techniques for Commodity Future Markets shows you how to:

* Define a trend
* Interpret who trades what and how much
* Set stops and get out of trades
* Fine-tune short-term trading

Along with Expert Advice on such fundamental practices as building charts and reading Candlestick Charts, Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets provides an insider’s edge with rare information on the best chart patterns for all time frames, cyclical and seasonal forces and price rules for knowing when to pull the trigger on a trade. To illustrate real-time use, the Alexander includes two revealing case studies–one based on a prospective long position on gasoline and one based on a short position in copper.

About the Author:

Colin Alexander has more than 25 years of experience in the investment industry as a publisher, trader, broker, and systems developer. Former publisher of The Five Star Futures Bulletin, a consistently ranked top ten advisory service, he is the founder of a successful stock advisory service, He also is the author of several top-level trade books, including The Streetsmart Guide to Timing the Stock Market, published by McGraw-Hill, now in its second edition.

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To Your Commodities Trading Success,
A Professional Stocks and Forex Market Trader
Dan A.

Oct. 13th, 2008

Stock Market 1#

What Is: Trading Online Stocks?

Online Stocks Trading is becoming a very popular way in which to invest in the stock market. Ordinary everyday citizens such as you and me can now trade stocks like the pros without paying the ridiculous broker fees that are often associated with trading on the stock market.

This doesn't mean there are no fees involved or that you won't be discouraged from capriciously trading stocks. What it does mean is that you will be able to Trade Stocks, as you may have never been able to do before because the costs involved in trading were so high that only the wealthiest among us could really afford to work the market to any real advantage.

You will find quite a few companies that are going to compete for your business when it comes to empowering you to trade stocks online. It is best to go with a business that offers education and advice in addition to the ability to trade. There are many big names in the brokerage business that are getting in touch with the technology of today and offering full service brokers and financial advisors in addition to offering new online services that include Internet trading.

If you decide to go with some of the bigger names in the business you should understand that you will pay a little more than you would pay going with many of the lesser name firms and trading companies. The good news is that the bigger names have more to loose after working for decades to establish themselves and develop a good reputation among traders. This means that they are not going to be "fly by night" and are going to work to make sure you have the best possible service from them for your future in the Stock Market Trade.

Many of these firms in addition to offering the ability to buy, sell, and Trade Online will also offer financial planning for retirement, future expenses, and advice on how to create a fixed income from your investments. They will offer many tips, hints, and advice free of charge on their website while also promoting the services they offer through discounts in hopes of gaining your business for some of the higher ticket transactions that really pay their bills.

Online investment services offer consumers the opportunity to invest with lower commissions and fees which means you bring more of the money home when all is said and done and spend far less on fees and expenses associated with investing. By saving these fees you may be doing yourself a huge service but keep in mind that the invaluable advice of a broker can often mean the difference between mild successes and wild successes. If you can manage the fees it is a good plan to at least consult with a broker or financial advisor or planner once or twice a year in order to get the most out of your investment money.

Online Trading is great but you will find that it lacks the personal service you can expect from a financial advisor or a stockbroker. Very little has such a profound impact on your financial future than the ability to receive and follow expert advice. While there is much to read on the Internet by way of advice on investing in the stock market there is also a lot of conflicting information just as there is a great deal of misinformation. This is something that, when possible, is best left to the experts at least until you manage to learn the ropes and have a few successful trades under your belt.

If you have the heart of gambler however, then it is your money you are playing with and your future you are investing. If you are not spending more than you are willing to lose then there is no harm in trying your hand at investing through online brokerage services. You just might roll the dice and find a nice payout for your efforts.

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To Your Online Investing Success,
A Professional Stocks and Forex Market Trader
Dan A.

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