Risk Management is a Practical Issue

It must be personal to your strategy What is the number one reason we lose money trading FX? No, it is not getting the market wrong...

Spread; The great fake.

Little more than a marketing ploy. OK, so you have seen a pattern on a chart that takes your eye, you do a little research,...

Oh, What a Night

The creation of a truly twenty-four-hour market! In the early nineties, the FX market was disjointed and split into three very distinct segments each with...

The Successful Traders Template

It doesn’t Exist! The nature of the foreign exchange market is that there is no hard and fast way in which to make money consistently....

Not all Changes are for the Better – Market experiences by Alan Hill part.13

Regulation gone crazy. I recently read of a Trader at HSBC who has been prosecuted for the amount of money he made when executing an...

Castles Truly Built on Sand – Market Experiences by Alan Hill part 12

Dubai comes close to collapse The ludicrous situation by which virtually anybody could by a property was exacerbated by the sheer volume of new property...

Global Crisis Viewed from Afar – Market Experiences by Alan Hill p.11

Casual comment heralds a meltdown When I lived in Riyadh, I used to play golf with the Managing Director of Saudi British Bank, the nationalized...

Can we still pay the Bonus? – Market Experiences by Alan Hill p.10

LTCM Collapse almost brings economy to its knees One of the most enduring and downright unbelievable quotes from my entire trading career was publicized following...

Leeson and Barings; The man who broke the Bank – Market Experiences by Alan...

A lesson in Control It is hard to imagine in the highly regulated, controlled environment than banks, particularly in trading, exist in now that something...

We all Remember Where we Were! – Market Experiences by Alan Hill part 8

9/11; the day that will live forever. In the last century there was a saying that everyone knew where they were the moment they heard...

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