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Episode 4: Hurdles For New Traders

Martin discusses some of the hills newbie traders can expect to have to climb, with beginner trader Laurence Stanley

Episode 3: Trading Resolutions

Martin and Ryan talk about ways to get on top of your trading in the new year and eliminate some of those bad habits!

Episode 1: Chasing Losses

Semi-pro trader Luke Ridger shares his experiences of chasing losses and the effective ways he has found to combat the issue

3 Tips To Improve Your Betfair Trading Instantly!

Ryan Carruthers's picture
Oct 14, 2015

I always want people to get better at trading, I think it’s the driven, sociable person in me, when I meet people I love to chat to them and get into what they are doing. When it comes to what I am doing I am trying to explain to them Weight Of Money and tennis trading, how I use stats to help me with my Football trading so I decided to write a blog post, nice and simple – 3 tips to improve your trading today, this will work for any sport!

1. Watch the markets

Approaches: Scatter-Gun Vs. Selective Trading

Martin Futter's picture
Sep 22, 2015

There are two schools of thought regarding volume of trades.  One ideology is that you should find an edge and hammer every possible bet that you see, an approach known as ‘Scatter-gun’. The other is that you choose quality over quantity and only trade a couple of markets per day, waiting for absolutely outstanding trading opportunities, a ‘Very Selective’ way to trade.

To Bet Or Not To Bet? That Is The Question When Trading

Martin Futter's picture
Sep 15, 2015

It has been great to witness the rise of some of the best traders on our forum in the past few weeks, so much so that we want to start rewarding our best ‘posters’, is that a phrase? I’m not sure but I think you know what I mean. We want to have some kind of monthly MVP or trader of the month award. If you have any ideas for this or for prizes please let me or Ryan know.

Taking A Loss

Martin Futter's picture
Jun 25, 2015

Some people will read the title of this blog post and shudder, some will know it is a part of the game and have no problem with it.

This may make a few feel better about their £2 red!

From a personal standpoint I do not much like taking a loss but have learnt to find joy in when the market proves you right and you got out at the right time.

Golf Trading

Anonymous's picture
May 15, 2015

A lot of people right now will thinking "GOLF TRADING?!?"

Yes, golf is a perfect sport to trade on the sporting exchanges. The reason why it's such a good a sport to trade? The events last for 4 days!

With the events lasting 4 days it’s a perfect sport for trading, you can do your research prior to the tournament and take your positions. Then you have 4 days to adjust your positions in-play as you see fit.

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