Check your trading assumptions

Njabulo Nsibande Latest, Village Trader

When the market gets volatile and goes against the prevailing trend, it is either correcting and will resume its trajectory, or it’s changing direction. The question we tend to ask is which of the two is happening. But the question you should ask concerns your assumptions about your system’s response to both.

Building a trading system

Njabulo Nsibande Latest, Village Trader

Having a trading plan is vital for success in trading and investment. Start with what you’re aiming for – that focus will help you avoid distraction, and identify the boundaries of what you look at and when you act.

Weathering stormy markets

Njabulo Nsibande Latest, Village Trader

On the 8th of March 2022, my portfolio was down 31.9%. It had recovered slightly after being down 35%, but it was a windy couple of days in the markets. That wind was strong enough to shake the tree that is my portfolio, but I can still come out the other side of the stormy ...

Village Trader: Do your own Thing

Njabulo Nsibande Latest, Village Trader

Trading is a solo sport like singles tennis, golf, or track & field. The fundamental principles may be the same, but the individual players are as different as snowflakes. In some ways, they are successful because of their unique individuality.