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Stock Spotlight: Alphabet - GOOG

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Thursday, August 4, 2022

Stock Spotlight: Alphabet  

Symbol: GOOG

About: Mountain View, California-based multinational holding company that includes search engine company Google as well as a diverse range of companies that research biotech, provide fiber to the premises etc.

When thinking too much stops your trading success

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

In the legendary sports psychology book The Inner Game of Tennis Timothy Gallwey talks about how he observed his tennis students had two selves: one that is critical, judging, coaching and the other that just did the tennis playing.

He found that people played better tennis when the first is paused and the second is allowed to flourish. This could also be described as overthinking versus being in the zone.

New Chances for Learning: June`s Mastermind Event

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Monday, May 30, 2022

Trading is all about listening to the market and Tradeguider is all about listening to you, our customers.

This is why we’ve designed the Mastermind training event we’re holding this June to reflect the feedback we got in surveys from customers as to what topics you want us to cover.

Should I stay or should I go now? Trade entry and exits

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Thursday, May 5, 2022

How to decide on entry and exit points for your trade? We talk to three traders who are associates of Tradeguider about the skill of knowing when to make your move.


Is technology holding back your trading? 5 tips to keep your tech on point

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Wonder what kind of computer is best for trading or what internet speed is required for online trading?
We caught up with AJ, Tradeguider’s Head of Customer Services, to find out more about the best technology for trading to make sure your tech setup doesn’t get in the way of your profits or steal your peace of mind. Here are his answers to five key tech questions.

Switching from End of Day to Intraday - a Trader`s View

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Monday, March 21, 2022

Whether you like to make your trading decisions in seconds, hours or weeks is a personal thing. As is how much time you have for trading. It’s these factors that guide the choice between end of day(eod) trading versus intraday trading. We asked Tradeguider associate Coenraad Bezuidenhout about his recent switch to real-time trading. Read on to hear his experiences.  


Trading plans and journals: Fail to plan is planning to fail

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Sunday, March 6, 2022

A trading plan and a trading journal provide a framework to help you keep your emotions in check and make sure your trading decisions are governed by logic rather than a whim.

This is important whether you are investing long term or making the quick decisions required with scalping or intraday trading.

So if you are wondering how to create a trading plan or what a trading journal is and how to write one, read on. When it’s mindset and being methodical and having discipline that makes the difference between the minority of  successful traders and the majority of traders that lose money, we at Tradeguider want you to have all the tools at your fingertips.

How to Select a Stock

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Wednesday, February 2, 2022

It’s no wonder that one of the questions we get asked most often – with so many stocks, sectors and markets to pick from - is how to choose the best stocks to trade. Manually selecting stocks would be a time-consuming, labor-intensive process. We caught up with Gavin Holmes, Tradeguider CEO, to see how using tools based on Wyckoff VSA changes that.


2021, A Year in Review

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Wednesday, February 2, 2022

We review some of the year’s themes out in the market as well as at Tradeguider. Read on for our overview of 2021 for traders.

Diamonds, art, wine, property....or the stock markets? We compare investment options

Posted by Tradeguider Team on Friday, December 24, 2021

With banks increasingly offering negative interest even without considering the effect of the pandemic, people are increasingly looking at investing in tangible assets and luxury goods.

If you have ever asked yourself why invest in art, or whether wine is a good investment, what the pros and cons of angel investing are, whether learning to trade or investing in a fund would be better or whether buying a diamond would be a good investment for you, then read on.

We put together the following visual comparison of  the pros of cons of these options to help you make solid choices for wise investments and savings.  

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