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One Week With Live Streaming and I Ended Up With 13 500 USD in Profit

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

I went out on a limb this week with live streaming all my trades as a part of the 2% Club. All members were able to view the live streams through Workplace. Below I’ve added all the videos of my trades this week so you can take a closer look at what I did, which mistakes I made and how I ended up with 13 500 USD in profit.

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Brokers

Forex and CFD Broker Recommendation: eToro

Posted on July 4th, 2017.

Pros Good coverage of currencies, stocks, indices, commodities, and other asset classes with low fees in the retail segment Industry-leading social trading offering, CopyTrading, CopyFunds Easy to use, advanced trading platforms Exposure to Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, and Dash through CFDs Stable, fully...

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Global Stock and Cross-Asset-Class Broker Recommendation: Interactive Brokers

Posted on July 4th, 2017.

Pros Great global asset coverage and availability (100+ markets) Very low fees and margin rates No proprietary trading, no risk of default Good mobile offering and versatile trading platforms API integration, automated trading options, Cons $10,000 minimum capital ($5000 for US IRA accounts) User Interface not the easiest Customer...

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Precious Metals Investing: Protect and Grow Your Capital with the Worlds’ Oldest Money

Posted on June 30th, 2017.

With increasing political uncertainty all over the western world, changing global power structures, continued sluggish growth, and record low interest rates, precious metals are today more relevant than ever. Together with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, aka digital gold, smart investors who want to preserve and grow their capital in this...

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Jonas Borchgrevink

Bought Gold for 10 000 USD – Double or Nothing

Posted on June 26th, 2017.

I’ve read multiple stories about Herbalife and Bill Ackman’s 1 billion USD shorting of the stock. Bill Ackman claims that Herbalife is in fact a Pyramid Scheme, which in some way was verified by the FTC when they fined Herbalife with the total sum of $200 million. Herbalife has been restructuring its operations to comply with...

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Recommendations

Gold Recommendation Update, June 23rd

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

Gold: Long-Term Buy (reiterated) Gold Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The Shiny Metal seems to have completed a short-term correction that started after the Fed-meeting last week, and it gave a short-term buy signal today, when confirming a higher swing low at $1247, with a target of $1300. Our long-term recommendation remains intact...

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Cryptocurrencies

Trade Recommendation, June 20th

Posted on June 20th, 2017.

XRP/BTC: Short-Term Buy XRP/BTC, 4-Hour Chart Analysis XRP’s price moved above the 0.000115 BTC level in active trading this morning, triggering a buy signal with a stop below the prior swing low below 0.0001. The move comes after a more than one-month-long consolidation, which brought the pair down by more than 60%. The primary...

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Recommendations

Trade Recommendation Update of Litecoin, June 20th

Posted on June 20th, 2017.

Litecoin: Long-Term Buy (Update) Litecoin, 4-Hour Chart Analysis LTC finally broke-out of its long-term consolidation pattern on Friday and surged to new highs above the $38 level. Liteocoin hit the $44 initial target of our recommendation during the weekend rally, and rose above $50 before entering a brief correction. We closed our...

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Dealing With The Fear Of Missing Out

Posted on June 14th, 2017.

Market extremes are usually accompanied by emotional extremes for traders, and even long-term investors might be dragged into the sentiment roller coaster to commit mistakes that they will regret afterwards. One of the most common emotions is the infamous Fear of Missing Out (or FOMO) that is the strongest near market tops. Watching the...

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Trade Recommendations Update, June 13th

Posted on June 13th, 2017.

Litecoin: Long-Term Buy (Update) LTC/USD, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Litecoin got dragged down below its short-term support zone, following the failed break-out attempt from the long-term consolidation pattern. The coin quickly rebounded back to its prior range, leaving the technical setup and our long-term buy recommendation unchanged....

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Trade Recommendations Update, June 9th

Posted on June 9th, 2017.

Gold: Long-Term Buy (Update) Gold, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Gold got hit hard yesterday afternoon, just before the hearing of ex-FBI Director Comey (some would say in a slightly suspicious way) after a strong period that carried the commodity just below the $1300 level. Gold got close to our initial long-term target, and it remains on...

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Analysis

Rising Cryptocurrency Analysis: Digibyte, Zcash, Bytecoin, Golem, Bitshares

Posted on June 8th, 2017.

After yesterday’s look at Stratis, Siacoin, Steem, Factom, and Lisk today we take a look at another five up and coming coins. Again some of these are sporting several 100% of gains, but the risks associated with them are also higher, trading volumes are lower than on the more established coins, which could lead to sudden spikes in the...

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Rising Cryptocurrency Analysis: Stratis, Siacoin, Steem, Factom, Lisk

Posted on June 7th, 2017.

A new crop of rising stars seems to be appearing in the crypto-coin market on a daily basis, as ICO’s are taking place in all kinds of segments, while some of the running projects get boosted by the market on favorable news announcements or trading activity. These coins provide good opportunities for traders, but be aware, risks might...

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My Year as a Perma-Bear or How to Deal With Trading Biases

Posted on June 2nd, 2017.

What is a trading bias? Kurt Vonnegut wrote it once that opinions are strange things, everyone has one, but no one gives a damn about the others’. This is similar with trading biases; every trader has a view (usually a strong one) about the direction of the market, but the market doesn’t care about it one bit. So your trading bias is...

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Financial Freedom

Double your trading account

Posted on May 24th, 2017.

A recurrent theme in the queries put before me is how best to become wealthy by trading.  We all want that of course.  But if it was easy, every trader here would be wealthy already.  The question I am asked is: “Can it be done if one starts small?”  IMHO it can be done and the best way is to just focus on doubling.  Doubling...