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The Two Blokes Trading Blog will consist of all the articles written by the two Blokes during their adventure into the exciting world of trading!

Trading Training

Trading Training: Increasing Profits Through Marginal Gains

Trading Training: Increasing Profits Through Marginal Gains The Two Blokes Learn to Trade # 1 Next Steps – Trading Training The time has finally come for Tom and I to take the plunge and get ourselves on a trading training course. We’ve been trading for about ten months and have got ourselves to a place…

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What is a prime broker?

Broker Jargon Buster Part 3: What is a Prime Broker?

Broker Jargon Buster Part 3   (If you missed them, then start with Part 1 and Part 2. Alternatively, you can check out all our Broker Reviews here)   Welcome to Part 3 of our Trading Broker Jargon Buster! This week we pick up some loose ends – terms you might hear bandied about but…

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Turtle Trader

The Complete TurtleTrader Review – Turtle Trading

The Complete Turtle Trader Review The latest in the Two Blokes Trading series of classic trading book reviews; The Complete Turtle Trader.   Author: Michael W. Covel Subject: Trend trading and the true story of the ‘Turtle Traders’ Pages: 269 – paperback Audiobook: 10hrs, 8 mins First Published: 2007 + 2009 Who’s it for: Traders…

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Straight Through Processing

Broker Jargon Buster Part 2 – DD, NDD, STP, DMA, ECN, WTF?!

Broker Jargon Buster Part 2 – DD, NDD, STP, DMA, ECN, WTF?!   In part one of the TBT Broker Jargon Buster series, we covered A Book and B Book brokers. If you haven’t yet read that article, then start by reading that here. In this article we cover Dealing Desk and No Dealing Desk…

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best trading podcasts

5 Best Trading Podcasts in 2018

  5 Best Trading Podcasts in 2017   Here at Two Blokes Trading as well as producing a trading podcast, we are also big fans of listening to trading podcasts! Like you, we want to listen to the best trading podcasts around.   Of course our favourite podcast is the Two Blokes Trading weekly podcast (!) We…

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The difference between a book and b book brokers

Broker Jargon Buster Part 1 – A Book vs B Book

Broker Jargon Buster Part 1 – A Book vs B Book   Jargon   If you have spent any time whatsoever in an online place that is dedicated to trading, you are almost certain to have read something along these lines: “Shiiit bruv, don’t trade with that bucket shop, they are a B Book broker,…

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Should UK Traders Switch From Spread Betting to CFDs?

Should UK Traders Switch From Spread Betting to CFDs?   The Disclaimer   No one at Two Blokes Trading is an accountant nor professes to be an accountant. This is not tax advice and should not be construed as tax advice. Always get tax advice from a qualified professional. (And definitely not from us…)  …

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Elliott Wave Principle - Key to Market Behaviour Book Review

Elliott Wave Principle – Key to Market Behaviour Book Review

Elliott Wave Principle – Key to Market Behaviour Book Review Author: A.J Frost & Robert R. Prechter, Jr Subject: Technical Analysis & Market Behaviour Pages: 251 Audiobook: 8 hrs and 7 mins First Published: 1978 Who’s it for: Traders looking to better understand market behaviour and specifically those looking for a predictive indicator Reputation: A…

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David Belle Blog Post

Guest Blog: Profitable Trading Should be Boring Trading – David Belle

Guest Blog: Profitable Trading Should be Boring Trading – David Belle I just wanted to write a quick piece on what I was talking about towards the end of my last podcast with the guys (episode 36). One principle I like to employ is to always implement a KISS approach – Keep It Simple Stupid.…

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How to become a profitable trader

The Secret to Profitable Trading: Work Your Arse Off!

“Getting a trading system is based on graft, it is based on putting the time in”   That is a direct quote from Samuel Leach, the founder and CEO of Samuel & Co Trading, whom we interviewed for episode 35 of the Two Blokes Trading podcast. He operates a trading floor, has built a hugely…

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How to choose a spread betting broker in 5 easy steps

How To Choose a Spread Betting Broker in 5 Easy Steps

How To Choose a Spread Betting Broker in 5 Easy Steps   One of the most important decisions you will make when you start out on your trading career is deciding which broker to trade with. This was a decision that I got wrong the first time and lived to regret – these days I…

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Owen's New Years Resolutions

3 Trading New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: Quality, Focus, Courage.

3 Trading New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: Quality, Focus, Courage.   Or: How I am Going to Stop Ballsing Up My Trading   First: Happy New Year!   Second: Please forgive me for the slightly narcissistic article here, this one is a bit Owen-focused! But my hope is that reading about my mistakes and how…

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