Trading College Blog

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Come back each week to read articles about trading, markets, top tips, education, Trading College news and our sought after Trader of The Month feature!

News Piece: Trading Stability In An Unstable World

TRADING STABILITY IN AN UNSTABLE WORLD   In the aftermath of an unexpectedly shaky General Election, a highly politicized tragedy in the Grenfell Tower fire and the start of Brexit talks in Brussels, we asked Lee Sandford for his advice to retail traders in such...

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How To Draw Trend Lines Correctly

  A trend line is a line on a chart, which connects at least two price points in the market, that reflects the overall direction in which that particular market is going. When we find the overall direction a market is going, we can apply our strategies. The...

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7 Reasons For Using The Pro-Trading System

  The Pro-Trading System (PTS) is proprietary software that is at the heart of Trading College’s trading education. The Pro-Trading System (PTS) was created in 2009 but has been developed and adapted over the years to keep it current and user-friendly. Now...

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Double Top And Double Bottom Patterns

As technical analysis traders, we look at chart patterns (showing price against time) in order to make our trading decision. We react to whatever the market does. This week we’re going to offer you some tips on how to identify and trade what we call double top and...

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Trader of The Month: June

Peter has been a member of Trading College for several years now. He began by doing a few of our courses when he first found us and then started the Mentorship at the end of 2015. Since January this year, Peter’s trading account has increased massively and he has had...

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5 Trading Mistakes to Avoid

This week we offer our top tips on how to avoid the five most common trading mistakes.   We all have fragile egos and no one likes to be wrong, but holding on to a losing position (in the hope that the trade is eventually going to turn around and go into profit)...

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TRADING AROUND THE NEWS

Top Trading College mentor, Fed, gives us some recommendations as to how we, as TA traders, should be trading around the news announcements. Remember, news is released throughout the day, at different times depending on the country and instrument. For example, news...

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Trader of the Month: May 2017

Our Trader of the Month for May is Paula Veverka, a photographer and busy mum from Scotland whose passion for trading is inspiring. Paula uses trading to balance out her life between running a successful photography business and spending quality time with her family.

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INDICATORS: SIGNPOSTS ON A TREASURE MAP

This week we asked Lee Sandford to explain why we use indicators. “As technical analysis traders, we are looking at chart patterns to inform our trading,” Lee reminds us, clarifying that, “Indicators are simply pieces of software that we can plug into our charts to...

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