I recently discovered The Trade Risk. Their weekend stock market recap comments on technical aspects of charts to evaluate the general market and industry sectors. Continue reading “Scouring for Leading Stocks”
So, that’s it. Yet another blow – two actually – to add to my trading journey. My broker informed me that they’re closing down.
Around the time I was slowly getting into stock trading a friend asked me why I don’t consider property development instead. She’s had some experience with it and found it rewarding.
But property is boring, working with builders is frustrating and dealing with tenants is tedious! Right?
“I could kick myself!”
I don’t know how often I have said this to myself in the last few months.
Lately I’ve been busy with other things. So, trading took a backseat. I have been trying to keep a hand in, though, and that might have been a mistake.
Due to two disappointing trades recently I started thinking more about exits and returns. Are 3% or 4% a good return per trade? Should I aim higher, risk having to stay in a trade for longer and potentially suffer through a temporary downturn or eventual loss? What is the effect of trading fees on my returns?
This TED talk is really impressive. Not only is the content so relevant, but his delivery is captivating.