Ready for 2017

Petri Redelinghuys Latest, TraderPetri

December is now behind us and the new year is in full swing. At first I thought that I would work all the way through December and not take a break at all.  But then I got lazy and my brain sort of turned into mush for a few weeks. It is only now that ...

Video: Becoming a better trader

Simon Brown Improve Trading, JSE Power Hour, TraderPetri, Webinar

Petri Redelinghuys believes that trading involves always learning: learning about yourself, trading, risk, discipline and markets. Last year he shared his journey of becoming a trader and he’s back this year to speak to us about how to become a better trader. Petri shares how to identify good and bad educational resources, the different trading ...

Rules save trading lives

Petri Redelinghuys Latest, TraderPetri

Sometimes the market makes you feel an unusual amount of despair. It’s the little things that can get to you. Making a mistake can wipe out lots of profits that you spent weeks building. That event then influences you in a way that you don’t fully understand and it leads to a spiral of bad ...

Risk management and the rules involved

Petri Redelinghuys Latest, TraderPetri

Risk management is probably the most important part of trading. I’m sure you’ve often heard that a trader can get half their trades wrong and still make money if they have adequate risk management rules in place. This is actually, believe it or not, very true. Trading is about keeping your losses small and riding ...

Keeping trading boring

Petri Redelinghuys Latest, TraderPetri

Stock markets, fireworks, rollercoasters, that guy on TV almost frothing at the mouth because of some new-and-all-important-something that just happened (apparently), bungee jumping, and going down a long hill on a skateboard without any knee-pads. These things are all pretty exciting! Often we focus our attention on exciting things and being entertained, or experiencing a ...