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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...

“The Man who Broke the Bank” – My market experiences by Alan Hill...

Sterling too strong for its own good. Through the summer of 1992, there had been constant speculation that the pound could not survive the artificially...

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,...

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...

Top four common mistakes in currency trading business

Top four common mistakes in currency trading business Everyone thinks trading is the easiest profession in this world. The rookie traders fund their trading...

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...

The Shape of Events to come – My Market Experiences by Alan Hill –...

The Aftermath Luckily there was no one foolish enough to be long on sterling so I had no concerns about stop losses. The pound simply...

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...

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...

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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