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  1. tomorton replied to the thread How to overcome the inability to accept small losses when wrong on trades?.

    The principles involved are absolutely right. When price is in a consistent uptrend, you should be long, and when there isn't as trend,...

    May 23, 2018 at 1:54 AM
  2. tomorton replied to the thread Contrarian Trader Tops And Bottom.

    What sort of TA convinced you to short indices from April 2016? And what made did you stop?

    May 21, 2018 at 10:01 AM
  3. tomorton liked Robert Morse's post in the thread Contrarian Trader Tops And Bottom.

    That is not my experiance. I find the most consistent traders follow, no not fight the trend. As long as you have a good process, both...

    May 21, 2018 at 9:56 AM
  4. tomorton replied to the thread Why It Is So Hard to Live in the Present.

    I find it difficult to live entirely in the narrow present because I'm not very happy with it in a wider sense. If I felt entirely happy...

    May 20, 2018 at 5:25 AM
  5. tomorton replied to the thread calculating net returns, what do you use.

    I always look at net returns only, but I don't calculate these as a percentage of capital employed. I just try to work towards a rising...

    May 20, 2018 at 5:16 AM
  6. tomorton replied to the thread Some basic questions about Forex.

    Hi Saltynuts. I'm thinking that by "trading" you mean just intra-day trading, and by "active investing" you mean any positions held...

    May 20, 2018 at 5:12 AM
  7. tomorton liked piezoe's post in the thread Will MMT Economists Finally Get Their Day in the Sun?.

    It is my fault not yours.. I posted mainly for those who already know at least something about MMT. I started to post a long...

    May 19, 2018 at 12:57 AM
  8. tomorton replied to the thread Will MMT Economists Finally Get Their Day in the Sun?.

    How is this useful to me? Why is it interesting to you? I'm sorry if I'm missing something.

    May 18, 2018 at 3:44 PM
  9. tomorton liked Xela's post in the thread Momentum Trading Strategy.

    I'm also sorry to sound negative, but anyone who does fast-moving day-trading can only agree with all the above. (And particularly:...

    May 16, 2018