This section contains my trading articles covering various aspects related to day trading.

What is risk? Trading risk management explained

When new to trading, there is a lot of different theories you need to grasp. However, risk management and some key concepts in this area are crucial to master before you get started trading with live funds.

This article is a comprehensive guide for calculating position sizes when trading forex, indices, commodities, and stocks.

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Setting up a Free Metatrader VPS on Amazon Web Services

Amazon makes it possible to try their cloud servers for a year for free. This article shows you how to take full advantage of this offer and use it for a Metatrader setup in the Cloud.

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Setting your trading rules

Working on a set of trading rules has been one of the best things I have done to help my progress as a daytrader.
This article will guide you through the process and you can even download a printable version of my own set of rules.

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How to run MetaTrader 4 in portable mode

Lets face it: Even though MetaTrader 4 is ancient, old and dusty, a lot of brokers still use this trusty old piece of software. This guide helps you make a portable version to use on different pc's or in the cloud.

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