Monthly Archives: June 2013

5MADT – Another Win – June 7

Trading in EUR/USD overnight was perfect for the Five Minutes a Day Trading strategy. The buy order was triggered by the barest of margins, 0.3 of a pip!. The  market then marched steadily to the take profit level (and beyond). … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: new look CMC Markets Blog – possible service disruptions

We’re excited to announce that we will shortly be launching our brand new blog. The new blog will bring you the same insights and commentary, alongside improvements in design and navigation, new intuitive categorisation and enriched filtering functionality.  The new blog … Continue reading

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5MADT – Miss, but Still in the Black – June 6

A stone cold stop out last night. One from three wins so far – the strategy must average one from four to make a profit. In the February campaign, there were nine losses in a row before a late month … Continue reading

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Five Minute Trading – Just Missed – June 5

The 5MADT trading strategy just missed last night. The market traded lower from our reference point, but missed triggering the buy order by 1.5 points, then rallied hard, triggering the sell order and then the stop loss in quick succession. … Continue reading

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Five Minutes Trading – Success – June 4

The Five Minutes a Day Trading strategy is off to a good start – up 39 pips. Last night’s trade delivered, and the strategy is one from one so far! We’ll track the results each day (see below).  In the … Continue reading

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Snapshot on the Australian economy – Decision on interest rates.

Keeping a record of recent economic statistics on major economies is a simple technique that I have found really useful as a trader and investor. It has 2 benefits. Firsty, it allows me to look at trends in statistics. Secondly I can consider them all … Continue reading

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Morning Technical Notes – Tuesday 4 June

Today’s wrap and technical outlook for indices, commodities and currencies

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Five Minutes a Day Trading – June 2013 – Day 1

Today is the first day of the June 2013 Five Minutes a Day Trading (5MADT) program. Throughout the month, we’ll post the trades and record the results – wins and losses. Track the program here on this blog, or subscribe to … Continue reading

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Five Minutes a Day Trading – June 2013 – White Paper

Trading and markets can be all consuming – they take as much time as an individual is willing to give. Many experienced traders work to reduce the amount of time spent in front of a screen. However, very few are … Continue reading

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Top Ten’s Top Ten

Each month we look at the top ten performing accounts on the CMC platform. This helps management at CMC determine where our development and other resources are best deployed. However, there is a spin off benefit for traders – it’s … Continue reading

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