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  1. mike.

    Hardware/Software problems

    Thought i would start a thread on P.C problems as its something we all have in common. Basically just a heads up if you are having issues with your windows P.C/Laptop becoming really slow and sluggish lately. I had this issue for the last week or so, I very nearly arrived at the point where the...
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    UK Politics

    Just felt it's in need of it's own thread, So not to clutter up the Brexit thread with non-brexit-related political gubbins... Just to kick off with the resignation of Amber Rudd :-0..not really that much of a shock i suppose, I thought she might of hung on another week until the next big story...
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    The Nag's Head.

    A meeting place for a bit of banter. So, instead of starting a whole new thread when you want to ask a quick question, bit of advice or put the world to rights pop yourself down here to the Nag's Head where you will always find a friendly knowledgeable punter propping up the Bar..:whistling...
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    other news today...

    Just thought i would start a thread where you can post and discuss alternative financial news that flies under the radar and often doesn't make it into the papers or the news web sites... Going to kick off with the growth of finTech ( financial technology ) and Blockchain . As you can see in...
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    IEX Exchange gets the go ahead.

    So any of you that have read the book by Michael lewis "Flash Boys" will be vaguely familiar with the main character Brad Katsuyama, Any of you that haven't, well here's a brief description.... Brad was a trader in the royal bank of Canada, to cut a long story short he identified that he was...
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    Trading through a isa.

    Anybody trading stocks through a isa ? I just have a few queries, this years allowance is 15,250, so to get your spouse's allowance included im guessing you need to open a joint isa trading account ? Also, is your withdrawl tax free ? or just at a lower tax rate ? And finally, with quite...
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    Problems opening charts

    I've had problems recently opining charts on my intertrader platform, both the simple charting package ( timetotrade ) and the advanced charting package, ( I.T. finance charts.) The chart window opens but will not load, I just get the " loading circle " going round and round indefinitely. This...
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    Change of strategy...

    I've been spreadbetting forex through my SB broker for a while now, Briefly my strategy involves a 9 sma, H4, H1, M5 charts for long and short term trends, NVP's correlator and a currency strength meter. My method is to try to identify the top or bottom of a re-tracement for entry and exit...
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    The "nav-link" virus

    Just a quick heads up guys and gal's, There is a malware virus doing the rounds at the moment, I found it in my "world clock's" app that i use in google chrome. If some text on various web sites including this one looks like this Example When you hover your mouse over it, a box opens...
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    Risk Reward ratio ?

    Just wondering, How many trade on a 1:1 ratio, I know its bad money management, but, forex seems to trade within a range rather than trend. Looking back over a few trades i made, ( intraday ) i was stopped out, but soon after, the short term trend went in my favour and would have hit my t/p.(...
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    Intertrader

    Intertrader are still giving you a free £100 when you open a live account with them, No deposit required to claim it ! You may have noticed the banners on the top of t2w forum page's which will take you to another intertrader bonus offer...
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    Fibonacci Retracement's

    Any advice how to apply these to my chart ? I'm trying to develop a strat from scratch as opposed to using someone else's, It involves drawing two trend lines, two S/R lines and fibs. Now, what's the norm...
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    Technical analysis and FA

    Post moved from another thread... Interesting reading the posts from today, Just to throw a spanner in the works, and sorry to take it slightly off topic, If you are trading solely using technical analysis like the majority of you do, would it not be fair to say that you could be trading any...
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    Spreadbet Magazine

    Just wondered how many of you have had a flick through, Always seems a worthwhile read to me, Focusing not just to those who SB but traders in general. Anyway, see what you think. SPREADBET MAGAZINE V14 GENERIC btw, I have no connection whatsoever with the mag.
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    Basic Strategy.

    Ok, I'm looking for some pointers to develop a basic strategy, Not looking for your best kept trading secrets just something i can work on and add to, Like a list i can put up to discipline and remind myself this is what i should be doing, Everyone says that you will fail without having a...
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    Spread betting vs Trading

    Hi folks, can you give me your personal opinions on the following, What are the advantages and disadvantages of Trading over spreadbetting, I know its illeagal to spreadbet in the USA so the question is mainly directed to European members. Its something im interested in and have been demo...
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    so, what i've learned this week.

    Hi folks, just a newbie here, I've been betting this week using a demo account from city index, Didn't really know what spread betting was until last week but thought i would have a dabble. Now, im not a gambler as such, but have enjoyed every minute , of...