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THE MAGAZiNE fOR TRAdERS & iNvESTORS iN Cfds, STOCKS, OPTiONS, fUTURES, fOREX & COMMOdiTiES
Jul/Aug 2011 www.YTEmagazine.co.uk
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Welcome to YourTradingEdge Magazine United Kingdom (YTE UK) edition.
YTE UK is a bi-monthly magazine for traders and active investors in spread betting, CFDs, stocks, options, futures, forex and commodities. Each issue contains timeless educational information on trading strategies and techniques for beginner, intermediate and advanced traders. YTE UK is not a tipster magazine: it is, rather, the only magazine you will need to educate yourself about trading the financial markets for profit, wealth and financial freedom.
YourTradingEdge has been the definitive magazine for traders and active investors in Australia since 1997 and now YTE UK is here, covering European, US and global markets. YTE UK takes account of both technical and fundamental analysis and is your one-stop-shop for trading education.
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The Jul/Aug 2011 issue of YTE UK includes discussion of contracts for difference versus futures so you can assess which will best suit your trading style (page 34); we make an in-depth examination of spread betting (page 40); and introduce a fellow trader through a fascinating interview with private fundamental trader Richard Crow (Trader’s Story, page 62). On page 44, Steve Griffiths provides an insight into position sizing and how it can be used to increase profits.
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Until next issue. Happy reading and profitable trading.
Chelsea Reid Editor in Chief – YTE UK