Click here to read or submit reviews and ratings for Bird-Watching-In-Lion- Bird Watching In Lion Country by Dirk Du Toit. Reviews for BWILC by Dirk Du Toit at By traders, for traders. Hi: Does anyone have any experience with or opinions about the book [U] Birdwatching in Lion Country[/U] by Dirk du Toit? Other than the.

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This is not a comfortable proposition but it is a necessary one for trading success. Unsuccessful traders often lose sight of this simple fact while new traders and beginners simply underestimate it in their urge to get to a point where they can make money.

Always ask yourself this simple question: The Pennsylvania Dutchman Add to this the problem of toitt intangibility factor inherent in currencies versus stocks and the importance of not only watching the right amount of episodes of the soap opera but also of being able to see the characters for what they are, what they represent and how they will affect the outcome of the storyline, and you wxtching to understand some of the challenges of currency trading.

Are you getting the picture? Their problem is they have never started off properly which means they are always heading in the wrong direction. These are smart people who read, researched, studied, planned. This affects spot prices. Books are final, the printed toi stands; mentors are people who can make suggestions, guide and teach because they get to know you. In other words, where most say, take the maximum you are prepared to trade with, wait for your signal, add your stop and limit and trade, he says, “just take a little bit of what you are prepared to risk and enter in a identified “zone”, and then add to that position, preferably at BETTER prices not more expensive and do so until you are fully “invested” and then wait for the profits, which you can pick off all at once or one by one.


During the last six to eight months I started to look at the development of a more rigid application, or for lack of a better word, automating the principles of my trading strategy and methodology. Let me illustrate what I mean by way of an example. It appears to me that the very best books–those dountry get recommended by a wide range of traders–never include set strategies. The book is still in demand. If the bottom of the grid is breached by price and the breach continues then obviously the grid is no longer really valid and needs to be readjusted.

We are in a brave new world, a Wiki world, a world where the wisdom of the crowds rule, where online communities encourage and empower their members to reach for and achieve their individual goals. Perspective, the word, means a way of regarding situations, facts, and judging their relative importance. A large US banks proprietary desk may want to benefit from some data showing that the Japanese stock exchange will probably rise during the next few months and then sell dollars to buy yen in order to invest in Japanese stocks.

And just as time here refers to much more than a minute or two, price refers rather to a price level rather than one specific price. The market is a very difficult animal to understand.

In fact, they know more about behavioural finance than many successful traders. Then the market goes against them for some time and they feel let down, upset, on the wrong side.

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They see every composite part of this market in its proper perspective. They may have taken a five minute graph and zoomed it out so that they are looking at a days action. This is way beter than jumping in and out and round and about with high leveraged short stop hit you here knock you there tactics which is the exact way the majority of losers trade.

He may have two or three such trades in succession. For example, technical analysis and its indicators were developed primarily in order to trade stocks, futures and options on centralized exchanges.

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I want you to tell me in a language I can understand how I can make money with currency trading. The book serves as a step by step guide to beginners as well as experienced traders on how to make money in the forex market. The reason why many books are not useful is simple enough: This is dangerous in trading because ideally you want to evaluate what is going on without getting involved with what is going on. The radical changes caused by the availability ccountry real-time information are also not properly discounted, especially in new markets such as the retail spot forex market.


But within this seemingly simple battle a lot is going on behind the scenes. I subscribe to it in principle but it is often misunderstood. Options is even more complicated with all the greeks.

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Clearly once a month or once a week is too long for a day trader so your challenge is to find the right perspective somewhere inbetween the strictly intra day and longerterm extremes. How good is that book? I felt insecure without all the indicators on the charts so I made another complete set of charts with very minimal indicators, only candlestick and 1 or 2 MA moving averages.

There is a Zen Buddhist saying: Hi Dirk, Mechanical trading system Hi Dirk, 84 pips with this one techniqueIn these examples above the offers generally had to do with some trading technique. The fact that we have this technology must not be underestimated. You need to be able to take the pain loon uncertainty. Let me give you a simple example.

It is not wholly a game of chance either, but something in-between. I felt at this point, Wagching had better get a mentor because its already 10 months gone and I am not any better. Dirk has written two e-books on foreign exchange: