Archive for January, 2013


Are You Fed-Up Buying Trading Systems That Turn Out To Be Worse Than Useless ? Time For A New Approach

January 19th, 2013

Over the course of a typical week, I would estimate I speak to around 20 people via Skype about learning to trade the markets. The comment that comes up most often is the disappointment of purchasing a trading system that turns out to be unprofitable or unworkable, and it would seem that all most of [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Friday 18th January 2013

January 18th, 2013

9:25am  ~  This is the second time this week I’ve had a lie-in, it was another late one last night, so I’m feeling slightly ‘whacked’ this morning. I now have an hour of emails to do, then we’re off to the cottage in Southwold for the weekend before flying off to Spain on Monday. I [...]

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I’m On Your Side !

January 18th, 2013

I had an email in a few days ago from a customer who bought my “beginner’s” trading system in November, and it highlights quite well the reasoning behind and what I try to achieve with every new trader who has the desire to learn to trade.  Here is the message: hi nick you may remember [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Thursday 17th January 2013

January 17th, 2013

7:35am  ~  Up early this morning, I’m going to have a morning in my study doing emails and Skype calls plus some trading hopefully. I also want to book a flight out to Spain as well, it’s very cold here this morning and the weather forecast is predicting some snow at the weekend.  This afternoon [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Wednesday 16th January 2013

January 16th, 2013

9:20am  ~  I’ve just got downstairs after a bit of a lie-in, it was a late one last night, the last guest left at 2am.  I’ve got 3 Skype calls plus some emails to reply to and I’ll watch some charts at the same time to see if I can do a bit of trading. [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Tuesday 15th January 2013

January 15th, 2013

8:35am  ~  I have a few ‘jobs’ to do this morning, there are four Skype calls with new traders plus a meeting with the builders this morning as well.  Once that’s all done, I’ll be out cycling for a couple of hours then back here to the study later this afternoon to deal with emails. [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Monday 14th January 2013

January 14th, 2013

11:05am  ~  Still down in Brighton at the moment, we will be starting our journey back later on this afternoon, and then tomorrow I’ll be getting back to some trading. A quick warning to all of you who received HMV gift vouchers over the Xmas period, please get them redeemed today or tomorrow as they [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Friday 11th January 2013

January 11th, 2013

8:55am  ~  No trading for me today, an old Porsche that has endured a year-long restoration is being delivered back to me at 10 o’clock, and to give it a decent trip out we’re off to Brighton for a long weekend break – back late on Monday is the plan at the moment.  Before that, [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Thursday 10th January 2013

January 10th, 2013

9:15am  ~  I have my first clay-pigeon shoot of the year this morning, and then a nice (bracing) cycle ride this afternoon after lunch out with an old school friend.  I’ll be back here mid-afternoon and ready at at 5 o’clock to do some trading, so I will report back then. 8:55pm ~  In the [...]

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Trading Diary ~ Wednesday 9th January 2013

January 9th, 2013

9:20am  ~  Had a nice lie in this morning, but I’m now down in the kitchen getting ready for my first (of six) Skype calls this morning with prospective new traders. Should be done by lunchtime, when I’ll be off on the new bike for a 20 mile ride. I’ll be back around 6pm to [...]

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