Trading Tools

Trading Tools

There are a number of tools I use in my trading activity.
  • QuickenQuicken Home and business is the most important tool. You must have a comprehensive record of all financial transactions and I find this software gives an excellent result. I have a record of all transactions since 1994.
  • commsecCommsec Iress is my preferred trading platform. I activate the program 15 minutes before market open and it runs in the background until close of market. My first trade 21 Feb 1996 was a purchase of 600 CBA @ $11.15 with a brokerage of $85.50.
  • I use a margin loan from Commsec. The advantages and disadvantages of gearing are well known. I monitor my position every day and ensure that I have ample collateral available. I was able to manage the loan through the GFC without a margin Call
  • Incredible Charts I use this free charting service as an adjunct to the charts within Commsec. Simple and effective software either 20 minutes delayed or for a small fee live pricing

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I do not have a Financial Services License

The information contained in this website is provided as an information service only and does not constitute financial product advice. None of the information provided takes into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. You should not rely on any information provided on this website. I take care but I do not guarantee accuracy. You must determine whether the information is appropriate in terms of your particular circumstances. For financial product advice which takes account of your particular objectives, financial situation or needs, you should consider seeking independent financial advice from an Australian Financial Services Licensee.

I am describing the trading actions I have taken or I am considering. I often make mistakes and many of my trades result in a loss. Trading is a difficult business requiring skill, patience and often deep pockets. Do not rely on any trading comments on this website. You are responsible for your own actions and I accept no responsibility for any errors on this website.