Rob Booker

September 6, 2019

Why Traders Fail (and How to Get Past It)

Failure happens. It isn’t fun, and it usually happens at just about the worst time, but it’s a fact of […]
September 4, 2019

What is Spread in Trading?

I talk a lot about the idea of “spread” as it relates to forex and other types of trading. It […]
September 3, 2019

Finding the Best Times of Day for Trading

Time is a funny thing when you’re a trader. U.S. traders tend to operate on Eastern Time, which lines up […]
September 3, 2019

Tapping into the Magic of Margins and Leverage

Let’s say that you want to trade a mini-lot, but you only have $1,000 in your trading account. A mini-lot […]
August 30, 2019

What is a Pip, and Why Should You Care About Them?

Currency trading is all about volume. Everything from tiny micro lots up to large positions, how much you trade usually […]
August 30, 2019

Finding the Best Times of Day for Trading

When I first started trading in the early 2000s, I was living on the East Coast of the United States. […]
August 29, 2019

HAHA! The look on Alex’s face!

August 28, 2019

The Beauty or Curse of Swap

Every day at about 5 p.m. EST, the currency market rolls over. You probably won’t see much of a difference […]
August 28, 2019

How to Trade…Just About Everything

In my experience, there are two kinds of learning. There’s explicitly described learning and then there’s implicit learning, which you […]