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Trade of The Week: Lucky Escape from Lamprell

In yesterday’s sensationalist article I told you how I had closed several positions in an IG Index account in order to bank some profits. It was mighty unusual for me to close any position trades manually, instead preferring to let my trailed stop orders take me out when the tide turns. In one case it […]


Read the excellent reviews on and then… BUY the paperback book from or This Second Edition includes 60 more pages of lessons learned from the 2010 Trading Trail. You have no doubt heard the phrase “a long-term investment is a short-term trade gone bad”, meaning that when a stock falls in price soon after purchase we tend to hold on ‘for […]