THE REALISTIC TRADER BLOG

Everyone’s Losing Their Jobs!

Don't know if it's seasonal but I'm seeing a LOT of people on my FB being made redundant or about to be made redundant. Just want to say that this is the BEST news EVER if you're in those boots right now. Here's why: 1.) Bottlenecks are crap. Most people have a single...

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Being a Creep On The Markets Will Get You Burned!

One of the biggest follies amateur investors/punters fall into is getting WAY too emotional about things. They get scared out of winning positions, get into denial over losing positions thereby letting them run against them, get too wound up about being 'right', but...

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CRYPTO BLOODBATH

Getting a lot of questions about the Crypto bloodbath today. In no particular order: 1.) This is just noisy tree shaking that's simply flinging out all the weak hands. Nothing fundamental has changed. 2.) The knee jerk Chinese ban is good news for Cryptos. Regulation...

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WHY I BELIEVE BUYING A HOUSE RIGHT NOW IS STUPID

PLEASE SHARE THIS VIDEO IF YOU AGREE WITH ME! In this video I cover: - Why I am personally renting. - Why Opportunity cost is EVERYTHING! - Why you need to consider that your money are miners. - Why you need to be aware of Currency purchasing power decline. - Property...

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Don’t try to convince an idiot to do anything…

Random online idiot on my Trading FB page: Traders are the scum of the earth, gambling on real workers futures. Me: Hi Mark, so there's is a LOT of naivety and uninformed bias within your comment. The equivalent of what you just said is like having a bad cup of coffee...

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The Ridiculous Bitcoin Bubble

The Ridiculous Bitcoin Bubble & Why I'm Eating The Egg on My Face! Back in 2015 when Bitcoin was starting to get a tiny bit of traction from some early adopters, every now and then I was asked a question or two about Bitcoin. Even by 2015 it had experienced some...

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The Election and Politics Is Just A Load of Bollocks…

Ahh midday on Election Day, time for another marmite post 🙂 If people redirected their time from fannying about with debating the election and being keyboard politicians and instead spent that time working on themselves and did aggressive skill acquisitions like...

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This Unsinkable Ship is Already Sinking

The 2016 crash which I've been forecasting since 2013 is now 90% confirmed. Best watch this to get prepared for what's next: http://www.TheRealisticTrader.com/eliteinvestorsummit/ If you've been ignoring me thus far, I would strongly encourage you to sell up and exit...

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The Tech Rev Carrot

It's well known that technology is progressing at a phenomenal rate these days. It seems every week there's some sort of new technology or discovery being made. For instance, NASA has apparently created a new method of space propulsion called the EM Drive which should...

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Market Crash Heads Up! [VIDEO]

Just a really quick warning/heads up for anyone who invests/trade. What's happening in the markets at the moment is simply an hors d'œuvre. What happened yesterday is a TINY  move for what's going to happen over the next 18 months. It's simply a tremor before the...

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What are you doing with your life…?

Scary question isn’t it? It’s not a question that you hear often, but when you do, it nearly always stops you in your tracks. Other similar questions have the same effect like: What sort of person do you want to become? Who are you? Are you happy with your life? Are...

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“You can’t go wrong with bricks and mortar…”

First of all, I have to state that this is definitely NOT true. If you’ve done my investing course or have followed me for a while, you will be familiar with the term ‘recency bias’ or ‘historic complacency’. This basically means that when it comes to investing, the...

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The Fallacy of Home Ownership

I’m a big fan of turning negatives and set-backs in life into positives. It’s a handy skill which I’ve developed over the years. So when our landlord called us one Sunday to inform us that he had hit rocky times and was selling some of his properties, it felt as...

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HOW TO RADICALLY CHANGE YOUR FUTURE WITHIN A YEAR

So we’re now in full flow of 2015 and judging from Facebook, most people seem to have got off on a good start! Which is great! But how long will this last? Moving into February, this is where the New Year Resolutions start wearing off and bad habits slowly creep back...

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Nothing makes my blood boil more than this…

This is the most frustrating misconception about Trading which makes my blood boil… Since I’ve popped my head up above the parapet to become a financial educator, I’ve had a constant thorn in my side – Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs). In...

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PENSION FIGHT! Trader VS IFA. Who wins? You decide!

PENSION FIGHT! Siam Kidd (Full time investor/Currency & Commodity Trader) VS Carl Rich (IFA) Why pensions are Awesome! The last time I spoke to you all I talked about the upcoming changes to pension legislation and the potential fines that employers could be...

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The 8th Wonder of the World & Why I Foresee Hyperinflation

Exponential Growth and Compounding Interest Albert Einstein once said that exponential growth and compounding interest was the 8 Wonder of the world due to the ‘perceived rapid decompression of time towards the latter end of the process’. Now this might seem like...

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THE PAINFUL CHINESE BURN BUBBLE

On the odd Sunday lunchtime, Ellie and I go to this lovely Chinese restaurant in Norwich for some Dim Sum. If you haven’t tried it, try it. It’s great. Now my parents have known the owners for years and they started off as a really small restaurant and...

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THERE WILL BE A HUGE MARKET CRASH WITHIN 3 YEARS

THERE WILL BE A HUGE MARKET CRASH WITHIN 3 YEARS …and I can’t wait! The last few months have been pretty busy. I’ve significantly altered both of my businesses (for the better), got married and now back from my honeymoon I’m commencing my first and last round of fund...

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Why You Need To Know About Interest Rates!

We’re living in a world of debt these days…literally. There is 97% more debt on the planet than actual money and with debt, there’s always Interest. So hopefully you can see why interest rates are one of the most important things to know about. Typically, interest...

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Your money is NOT safe in the Banks!

After the people of Cyprus had their money ‘commandeered’ in 2013, this unprecedented event sent shockwaves throughout the banking system and also the general public. In a weekend, the Banks had lost the last modicum of trust the public had for them. Even the...

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