Introduction On January 3rd the US launched a missile strike that killed top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. While oil rose sharply after the news, the S&P 500 index reacted in a much more muted manner. Some even predicted this would...
Introduction Having a lot of money can be great and open up a lot of doors to investing. As the popular saying goes, money breeds money. However, what do you do if you do not have a whole lot of...
Introduction Investing in stocks has been one of the most popular and well-known forms of investment available to the general population throughout the last several decades. Did you know that if you had invested $10,000 in the S&P 500 index...
Introduction Getting into trading is no easy task. As we have written in our previous article on How to get started in trading, there is no one road to success. Every trader will need to find his own path to...
In this article, we want to show you the power of the Commodity Channel Index (CCI). The CCI is an oscillator, and therefore a range indicator. We know that many beginners misuse this excellent oscillator, and we use it...
There is an unbelievable number of people who find the topic of trading fascinating, but they lose a lot of money instead of making it. With this article, we want to shed some light on the five reasons this...
Introduction Timing recessions or timing the market around recessions is notoriously difficult. While there are a few exceptions and statistical outliers, timing when a recession will hit precisely is almost impossible. Even economists and financial analysts who dedicate their lives...
What happened? The ECB has restarted its bond purchasing program (QE) and has set to buy €20 billion worth of bonds since November the 1st. As Christine Lagarde takes over the ECB, investors are left pondering about the feasibility and...
Recently, the potential impeachment of Donald Trump has been a recurrent theme in the media, but what would the consequences of this be? In this article, we want to highlight different scenarios and encourage discussion. What is impeachment? "Impeachment can occur...
I want to explain to you why we use stop entry orders and how you can use them for better trades. Sounds good? Let's start.The advantage of stop entries Stop entry orders allow you to have a confirmation when price...
What happened? In August 2019 the US yield curve has inverted. That is, the yield on the US 1 year Treasury bill was more than the yield on the US 10 year Treasury bond. This usually does not happen all...
Many people shy away from the issue of finance and at the same time are upset by the low interest rates on banks. In this article, we want to tell you that it is more than worthwhile to deal...
Introduction Since the Great Recession, central banks have taken both conventional and unconventional (Quantitative Easing) monetary policy measures to fight the economic slowdown and maneuver the economy out of a recession. Key central bank interest rates were slashed, and new...
In this article, we want to point out an aspect that almost always goes unnoticed by newcomers to trading: Correlation! Procedure of beginners Many beginners look for good trading spots and often pay attention to their very good rules of the...
Introduction Technical analysis was invented for the purpose of forecasting future price trends in various markets. It is the backbone of analysis for many traders in today's rapidly changing markets.As we have learned in the previous Learn To Trade lesson...
Introduction In one of my previous articles, I have outlined some of the reasons why US GDP growth has been slowing down as of recent. Some of them were high levels of debt, declining labor participation rates, and decreasing productivity...
Introduction For many people, trading is their dream job. However, not only is it difficult to be a profitable trader, but it also requires capital to start with. And for some, that is a hard obstacle to get around. The...
Introduction The S&P500 index has risen by about 4 times since the lows hit during the latest financial crisis. With it came a strong surge in share buybacks (or share repurchases). In turn, this shed light on corporate buybacks from...
Hedging is a topic often asked about by advanced learners. In this article, we want to clarify whether and when it makes sense to take a closer look at the complex subject of hedging. What is hedging? Hedging means protection. You...
Introduction Market swings (bears and bulls) are an inevitable part of an investor's or a trader's life. It's because simply put, swings are a source of risk, and risk is a source of profit (and loss). Without volatility (if prices...
In recent times, and in various places, one hears again and again of an upcoming crash or at least a downtrend on the stock markets. We do not want to go into the various sources, signals and indicators or...
Introduction This article is for those who are interested in trading but have not taken major steps towards it yet.Are you interested in trading but simply can't put your head around how to get started? Or have you already started...
On the one hand, modern trading software allows traders to use various technical indicators. In fact, when you just start your acquaintance with financial markets, you may be confused by this abundance. On the other hand, there are many...
A style is not only an attribute of fashion. This word may be actually applied to trading.On the one hand, each person has his/her own approach to trading. Even two people who have read the same textbooks about...
It's that time again, the earnings season in the US is in full swing. We took the opportunity yesterday and made one trade on Facebook (FB). How this trade was made and what result we achieved is explained in this...
We launched a so-called TUT spread this month to take advantage of the current low interest rate differential in US bonds in conjunction with the emerging bear market. What is a TUT spread? The TUT spread is a spread in US...
New research from Mumsnet and eToro busts the age-old myth that women aren’t interested in their own finances and investments.In a new survey of 1,000 mums*, Mumsnet and eToro asked how they approach their investments. Research reveals just under...
We are pleased to have reached a milestone in the history of Tradimo. With the Certified Derivatives Trader Nanodiploma™, we have created an online educational program officially certified by the Deutsche Boerse. The certificate of the Certified Derivatives Trader...
Trading indicators are technical analysis tools. Technical analysis is founded on the belief that an asset’s current price already reflects all currently available information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkpT-WutmVM&feature=youtu.beIndicators help to identify trends, patterns and market liquidity to determine future price trajectory.Some of the...
To the average person, both the darknet and cryptocurrencies are mysterious and scary things. Most everyone stays away from the dark net and cryptos as they’re perceived as bad things used only by criminals, terrorists, and bad people. However,...
Forex is trading one currency against another. Many external factors move currencies, like interest rates and geopolitics. Because Forex does not involve owning the underlying asset but simply taking a position on its price movement, it's much cheaper to...
Financial freedom and prosperity is very hard to achieve. It’s so hard that the majority of people never even achieve it. In fact, over 60% of the American population have under $1000 in savings and over 50% of the...
You’ve probably read that “2% a day” or “10% a week” are realistic goals. That is simply false. In the long run, these returns are difficult to implement. 2% per day means 14,000% per year.So why is 100% in...
Everybody wants to be wealthy, that’s a given. But how does one become wealthy? This is quite possibly one of the most complex and intricate questions one can ponder. There are numerous answers one could provide and various answers...
The goal of many people interested in working in the financial market is to call themselves a professional. But how can you become a professional trader in the true sense of the word, i.e. a professional trader? We want...
Value Investing is where you will buy stocks for less than they are worth. A value investor’s goal is to buy the shares of a publicly traded company when its market price trades at a discount to the company’s...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXbP6DduTNYIn it’s most basic form bonds are a type of loan between you the investor and a company or the Government where you are loaning them money and in return you get interest payments back for your loan on...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=806Svi-3eQQWe can identify price trends in currencies, stocks and commodities around different seasons or periods. For instance grain prices peak at harvest time and then drop throughout the year.  Oil is less expensive in the summer than in the...
Trading in the financial markets can be one of the most rewarding jobs a person can do. However, it can also be a very stressful and time consuming job. After all, in order to be a successful trader, you...
If you haven't seen the latest episode of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight, you're in for a real treat as the comedian digs into Trump's trade war with China and the protagonists involved.: One of my favorite scenes is...
Elon Musk of Tesla has been making comments and tweets about going private for a while now. Privatization occurs when one of two things happens, either someone from outside of a company decides to buy up all the public...
100% in a year or even in the quarter is a percentage that is constantly buzzing around social media. But is this sustainable and realistic? We firmly believe that 100% in 3 years is realistic in the long term....
What happens when a trading learning platform meets the real-life stories of those who work in trading? All of a sudden everything makes sense because the learner can relate to other traders and the financial world stops being an alien...
In this update, we want to show you how our $100,000 real money account did in July. Spoiler alert: It went great! Short review of June June did not go particularly well. We reduced the account by $3,106.66, down 3.19%. The...
There are many great trading books that can help you understand many aspects, such as technical analysis, psychology and money management. The following is a list of reviews of our favorite books that we recommend - some of the...
Unfortunately, it is far too often to hear and read about those who are interested in trading lose some or even all of their money. In this article, we'll give you 5 golden rules that will help you protect...
This question keeps coming up: How much capital is required to be able to live from trading? The answers you can find vary widely and are often wrong. We now would like to bring light into the darkness and...
This article shows you how much it will pay off if you take care of your own finances, and what a great advantage it is to increase your own pension account with regular savings rates. Pension insurance is outdated Pensions and...
Again and again, we are asked in our community, via email or in our webinars, how we manage the currency risk in our trading account, which is reason enough to present our thoughts and suggestions in this article.For the...
We are trading with a $100,000 corporate trading account and use eight portfolio rules to guide us within the team to optimize the performance. Get to know our trading and money management rules and set up fixed rules for...
COPENHAGEN (Tradimo Interactive) - Little Traders, the award-winning free mobile game that helps casual gamers learn to trade and invest, has launched on Android in the Google Play store.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OODdQRBKhkAfter over 50,000 organic downloads on iOS in the Apple AppStore, fans...
In this article, we want to give you an understanding of why financial markets are so heavily influenced by the central banks, focusing on the Federal Reserve Bank (FED) and the European Central Bank (ECB). Learn about the importance and the regular...
We have great news for you. As of today, we officially launched our own $100,000 real money trading account at CapTrader. As a Tradimo Premium member you have the opportunity to see our Tradimo coaches Matthias Denecke and Matthias Knopf...

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Real Money Account Update – October 2020

After an all-time high (162,000 EUR) in our real money account, we had to admit defeat to the increasing volatility on October 30th. We...