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Q&A with Tradeguider CEO Gavin Holmes

Author: Tradeguider Team on Oct 9, 2020 3:17:02 PM

VSA volume spread analysis, Market Manipulation, Wyckoff VSA, Trading strategy, Smart money, Trading mindset, Women in Trading

Gavin Holmes is one of the founders of Tradeguider. It was a chance meeting with syndicate trader Tom Williams, the first person to computerise the Wyckoff method, that introduced him to the world of trading.

Since then he has gone on to make a living from trading while writing several books on the topic. He is a scalper and mainly trades futures and stocks.

Here he shares his views on how the Corona Virus is impacting the financial markets as well as trading psychology, women in trading and why he loves helping others make money in the markets.

And, of course, why tracking the smart money is the only way to go.

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Women in Trading: Insights from Female Traders Using Wyckoff VSA

Author: Tradeguider Team on Sep 1, 2020 10:24:54 AM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, Trading strategy, Trading mindset, Women in Trading

There is no glossing over the fact that the majority of people who trade the markets, whether as a second income or a full-time job, are male. However, although the world of professional trading is still dominated by men, the accessibility of retail trading makes it possible for a more even gender spread. We get insights from female traders using Wyckoff VSA on what it’s like to be women in trading in 2020.

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Health Tips for Traders: 3 Ways to Improve Your Immune System

Author: Tradeguider Team on Aug 20, 2020 9:50:56 AM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, Trading strategy, Rules-based trading strategies, Trader Health, Trading mindset

While trading doesn't require social contact, there are aspects to it that could impact immunity negatively. We take a look at three ways for you to improve your immune system and ensure your trading habits help you stay healthy. And the same tricks will help you establish a solid mindset that leads to consistent trading performance too. Read on to learn more.

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How to Trade Smarter with Rules-Based Trading Strategies

Author: Tradeguider Team on Jul 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, SMART trader software, Trading strategy, Trend trading, Rules-based trading strategies

Even the most seasoned trader needs a structure around their trading activity otherwise their moves will be governed by emotion-driven whims and unquestioned habits. This structure is provided by rules of engagement and the strategy that guides the approach. We discuss how traders can improve performance by operating with rules-based trading strategies.

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How to Know When the Reversal is Coming in Countertrend Trading

Author: Tradeguider Team on Jul 14, 2020 4:33:31 PM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, SMART trader software, Trading strategy, Trend trading, Rules-based trading strategies, Countertrend trading

The biggest challenge when using a countertrend approach to trading is working out in advance when the primary trend is about to turn. Read on to find out how both the optimum tools and correct mindset will enable you to make money more consistently with your countertrend trading strategy.

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How to Gain a Competitive Edge by Following the Smart Money

Author: Tradeguider Team on Jun 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, SMART technology, Trading strategy, Smart money

It’s a given that the financial markets always need more losers than winners. And while using technical or fundamental analysis gives the illusion of explaining what is happening in the market, it’s really that much-overlooked volume histogram at the bottom of your chart that holds the key to being on the winning side more often. Read on to discover how to gain a competitive edge by following the smart money.

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Automated Trading Tools: Identify Opportunities at the Tops & Bottoms of the Markets

Author: Tradeguider Team on Jun 19, 2020 11:30:59 AM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, SMART technology, SMART trader software, Trading strategy, Automation in trading

However many years of experience a corporate or institutional trader might have, they still need to keep looking for the next thing that could improve their performance and help them gain an advantage over their competitors. The right automated trading tools can do this, promoting greater consistency, increasing the number of potential trades you can monitor at any one time, and freeing up time for managing trades.

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4 Key Reasons to Use the Wyckoff VSA Trading Method in Your Strategy

Author: Tradeguider Team on May 29, 2020 8:30:00 AM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, SMART technology, SMART trader software, Trading strategy

The Wyckoff VSA trading method (Wyckoff Volume Spread Analysis) has been in use for decades by those who understand that no amount of fundamental or technical analysis will increase their trading performance. If you feel like you lack that one thing that prevents you from missing market tops and bottoms, from excessive drawdown or from exiting the trade at the wrong time, then read on...

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How Tradeguider's SMART Trader Software Reduces Chart Analysis Time by 80%

Author: Tradeguider Team on May 15, 2020 12:35:00 PM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, SMART technology, SMART trader software, Trading strategy

Do you find that you’re spending too much time monitoring trading screens and analysing charts to effectively react to trends in the markets? We found that traders typically spend 80% of their time on chart analysis and just 20% on actual trading. We think it should be the other way around. That’s where our SMART trader software comes in.

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VSA FOREX Strategy: How to Use Volume in the FOREX Markets

Author: Tradeguider Team on May 1, 2020 5:00:00 PM

VSA volume spread analysis, Wyckoff VSA, Trading strategy, FOREX

Traders often overlook a VSA FOREX strategy because they think a volume-based approach doesn’t apply. However, Wyckoff VSA can still be used even if there isn’t a centralised provision of volume information. Learn more about applying volume to FOREX markets in our blog. 

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