1. Paul Oak-
    September 13, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    Hi Charlie,

    nice video! First thanks for your videos, they really help. I wanted to ask you a couple of questions…

    First, I’ve been swingtrading from the beginning this year. 3-4 trades a week, some of them are little swing that last no more than 24 hours. I’ve been risking less than 1% per trade, ussually around 0.5%. I return in 7 months 8%. Do you think is a good return? I’ve been trading for 4 years now, but this is the first year that I finally found my methodology and apply it. I know I have lots of things to learn and I could improve. My aim would be 50-100% a year. Do you think is a doable goal?

    Another thing that I wanted to ask you is about pension plans. I’m thinking about doing it on my own. just buying a couple of indexes, and buying more every month with a fixed amount from my salary. I’ve been doing the math and it seems to be a good solution talking about a long term plan. 40-50 years. What do you think? Or is it better to just trade it all? I thought about separating my pension from my trading now that I’m starting also to diversify a little bit.

    Thank you for everything, it really helps, and sorry for the long message…

    Kind Regards


    • Charlie Burton-
      September 14, 2017 at 6:44 am

      Hi Paul, yes well done and that’s a decent return as you have only just started to hone your strategy. Yes 50% a year is doable but you would need to risk more like 1% per trade in order to do that.
      Yes the pound cost averaging strategy on indices over the long haul is definitely a good steady approach for something like a pension. Sorry for quick reply, I’m on vacation…


      • Paul Oak-
        September 14, 2017 at 7:14 am

        Hi Charlie,

        thank you very much for your answer! I just wrote it assuming you’ll respond after your vacation! Sorry for interrupting in that way!

        Thanks again, that really helps, seriously, gives me perspective!

        Kind Regards and enjoy your vacation!!


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