Why Silicon Valley Is Championing An Alternative To ‘Moronic’ Traditional IPO’s

The recent failures of IPO hopefuls WeWorkand Latitude Financial have brought the magnifying glass upon the longstanding IPO process itself. The traditional IPO hasn’t changed for quite some time, and…

D-ANGER IN TRADING

Anger in Trading is one letter short of Danger in Trading. You walk into his office. He is screaming and shouting on the phone. He slams the phone down. Veins…

How My Journey As A Futures Trader Is Leading To A Secure Retirement

As I approached retirement I was actively seeking an additional income stream that would give me the freedom to continue travelling the world while maintaining our current standard of living.…

Routines or Chaos: The Secrets of Successful Traders

Daily routines play a critical role in the success of top athletes, musical and artistic performers and other world recognised achievers in various fields. For example, it’s been reported that…

What is Genius? Is There a Genius Trading State?

Think about what Sir John Templeton did in 1999 at the heart of the dot.com stock bubble. He took his entire personal fortune and shorted various dot.com stocks. At the…

Investor skills everyone should be thinking about

An investor was telling me recently about an investment he made back in the early 1990s as a way to demonstrate his skill. Seriously … he used one example more…

Analysts (still) warning of lower iron ore prices

Iron Ore prices have risen almost 50 percent across most markets since the lows of November 2018, with spot prices for the ferrous metal now trading around $90 US a…

Commodities Corner

Several conflicting themes are emerging in 2019, the first is the persistent warnings of a global growth slowdown. At the same time, the world is focused on oil for potential…

Why do you need a hard wallet for your cryptocurrency?

Nobody needs to be told about the potential rewards that investing in cryptocurrency can bring to a person’s life. However, the vast majority of investors are still new to the…

The relationship between interest rates and stock markets

As the US economy has finally recovered from its post-GFC malaise, so have US interest rates risen from historical lows. This is a natural progression; policy makers keep interest rates…