Author Archives: Capitalist88

Money Management – allocation by strategy

Greetings! In the previous post on money management, I discussed the overall allocation of assets across various trading and investment accounts and vehicles. Here, I’d like to drill down a bit and concentrate on money management within a single vehicle. … Continue reading

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Money Management – the strategic triad

Greetings! This is the first of three planned posts on the subject of trading tactics. I’ll be covering money management this week, followed by risk management and trade management over the upcoming two weeks. The boundaries between these three subjects … Continue reading

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Weekly update – 7/22/2017

Greetings! The account was up 1.18% this week, bringing the equity to 151% of inception value.  I’ll be starting my series of posts on trading tactics this week, so the first post should be up shortly!  Nothing else to report, … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 7/15/2017

Greetings! The account was down 4.23% this week to 149% of inception value.  Last week I mentioned my concern about the volatility in the account due to an issue with my money/risk management rules.  The problem was that my initial … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 7/8/2017

Greetings! The account was up a whopping 15.06% this week, bringing the equity to another all-time high of 156% of inception value.  I’m a bit concerned about the volatility in the account over the past couple of weeks however; you … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 7/1/2017

Greetings! In a welcome change from last week’s big decline, the account was up 5.48% this week to 135% of inception value.  The short NZD/CAD position went back into profitable territory and I’ve locked in part of that profit with … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 6/24/2017

Greetings! The account was down a whopping 15% this week in the largest one week drop since inception. This was primarily due to a reversal from an open profit to an open loss on my short NZD/CAD position.  I know, … Continue reading

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Are you ready to start living the forex trading dream?

  You know the dream, right?  Gazing out at the sunset from your penthouse apartment on the 50th floor of the swankiest building in the city as you contemplate the latest developments in the global markets. After an exhilarating workout … Continue reading

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The CapTraderPro dashboard is live!

Greetings! The account was up 3.35% this week to a new all time high of 151% of inception value. This was primarily due to the short NZD/CAD position I entered on Monday. After completing the ordering page for “Beyond The … Continue reading

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Update 6/10/2017

Greetings! The account was up 3.67% this week, primarily due to the drop in the British pound after the surprising election results in the UK. That brings the account up to an all time high of 146% of inception value. … Continue reading

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