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Its a difficult time in the market at the moment. One minute your making easy gains every day, watching your balance rise, the next day you've lost everything you've just raked in and are left with less than you started. This year has started well, my bank is growing and i'm up just under 10% [...]

It's been a positive start to my third year now and i'm starting to look at adding to my investment into Spreadbetting now after two successfully profitable years behind me. I'm hoping to have a more clinical year in 2014. In 2012 my trading plan was riddled with mistakes, failing to keep emotions out of [...]

18 months into my trading and I've heard all about the importance of having a trading strategy, keeping to the rules and not trading off emotion etc. This is all well and good, but I often think you have to experience the bad to appreciate the good and recently I have been experiencing some bad [...]

New Equity Highs

New Equity Highs By Chris Chillingworth After yesterdays post where I saw my worst ever drawdown of 7% I can happily report that today my account saw new equity highs as it rose from £2218 to £2447, beating my previous equity high of £2404 only 5 days ago. How fast things can change when your [...]

Increasing my capital today to £1749

If you've been following my blog you'll be aware that i've made some rather good money in the last month or so and seen my Return on Investment (ROI) rise from 20% to around 49% in that same time. I've also recently been raking a bit of extra funds together to trade with and increase [...]

Is Diversification that important?

By Chris Chillingworth A month or so ago a fellow Spreadbettor emailed me after taking a look at my Trade History which I feature here on my blog. He asked me the question "are you concerned about a market crash bearing in mind your 80% bullish right now on your account?". It really got me [...]