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Six of the Best on Barratt

I’m beginning to sound like a broken record with all my posts about the Barratt position trade, but here I go again. I’ve added yet another £1-per-point position in the Capital Spreads account, making six of the best pounds-per-point as shown here: A discussion on a forum elsewhere now prompts me to say something about […]

The Case for Position Trading Equities

Although I stopped writing for Spreadbet magazine a couple of months ago (don’t ask!) a few of the articles in the latest edition caught my eye. In his interview, Vince Stanzione says that his main successes in the markets have come from longer-term position trading rather than from short-term day trading. In his trading diary […]

Dealing in Google Chrome (with IG)

Following my posting the other day about the new Chromebook Pixel laptop, I was thrilled to see an email from IG this morning containing the sub-headline “Dealing in Google Chrome”. To enable this facility, you need an IG account (so get one now) and you need to install the IG Dealing Chrome web browser extension. The idea […]

Update on my London Capital Group Trade of The Week

Following yesterday’s Trade of The Week feature, in my warts ‘n’ all style I thought I should update you on what happened next. Unfortunately, the price of London Capital Group shares fell back thereby triggering the stop order on my original position for a loss of £25.33 including financing costs. The good news is that […]

Three Steps to (Trading) Heaven

Today I noticed in one of my model “better spread betting” accounts that three positions in the same stock (Punch Taverns) had stopped out for modest profits, as shown here: Although profitable, I don’t regard this as a good result. Not only because of the small amounts involved, but also because of the fact that […]