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Bryce Willmott

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Bryce has over 3 years of experience managing his own personal investment portfolio. In 2018 he completed a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Sussex in Event Management. He then went on to tailor his learning to focus specifically on financial markets events. Furthermore, he progressed to complete a Level 5 Diploma in Applied Financial Trading, specialising in Forex and Equities investing and trading.

Bryce now manages his own personal fund and approaches all of his ventures with a systematic and disciplined approach. As each trade or investment comes towards completion, he has already built a strategic plan for the next one.

His relatively short, but in-depth experience allows him to rapidly respond to market conditions and implement reliable, data-driven direction into new investments. This allows for the minimising of risk and maximising of profitability.


Intermediate

US Dollar gains on Employment report

2nd – 6th December 2019 USD The Dollar closed the week with a bang after the US jobs report smashed expectations. At the beginning of the week, the Dollar spent the first four trading days of the month selling off and started to look rather oversold by Thursday afternoon. With the very positive jobs data … Continued

Intermediate

US stock averages stay strong hitting new record levels

11th-15th November 2019 USD The US Dollar performed well at the beginning of last week, however its strong performance depleted on Friday after disappointing US Retail Sales and because of a more positive outlook for the US-China trade talks. As a result of this, the Dollar Index (DXY) fell 0.4% to close the week just … Continued

Intermediate

US Dollar rebounds with stock still strong

Recap for 4th-8th November 2019 USD The US Dollar made a slight reversal last week; however, it continues to trade in a very volatile way. We saw strong ISM data, which helped boost the dollar higher, but its main driver was the US/China trade talks progression. As a result of this, the Dollar Index (DXY) … Continued

Beginner

US Dollar weakness and equity strength

USD The US Dollar fell slightly last week, an unusual week considering Powell was not as dovish as expected and Non-Farm Payrolls beat expectations Friday. The Dollar Index (DXY) fell 0.7% to close the week at 97.12. EUR A very quiet week on the Euro front as it remained sideways, Mario Draghi finally passed over … Continued

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US Dollar rebounds with Stocks also higher

USDThe US Dollar finally halted its decline last week, which was unexpected after disappointing US economic data. The Dollar Index (DXY) rose 0.7% to close the week up at 97.83. EURThe Euro turned over and remained under a lot of pressure before the ECB press conference. However, there was no real news in Mario Draghi’s … Continued

Intermediate

Weekly Report / Overview 14th October 2019 – 20th October 2019

USDThe US Dollar continued its decline last week, which has seen a large amount of bullish positions starting to unwind. The Dollar Index (DXY) fell 1.2% to close the week at 97.14. EURThe Euro stayed steady and took advantage of a weaker Dollar, with EUR/USD pushing higher on the week, even though the Eurozone CPI … Continued

Beginner

Can being emotional ruin your trading career?

In an ideal world, as traders we need to have an almost robotic mindset and become mechanical, unattached from the markets, dispassionate, and most importantly be able to make trading decisions without any emotions impacting decisions. However, there is one big problem with this – it is impossible! As humans we can’t NOT experience emotions, … Continued

Intermediate

Is Risk Management Really Important When Trading?

Yes, of course. Why wouldn’t it be? If you fail to respect risk, you will have a very short trading career. “Don’t focus on making money; focus on protecting what you have.” – Paul Tudor Jones. Paul Tudor Jones couldn’t have said it any better, as a trader risk management is key to any successful … Continued