This month as an exception we will hold the Meetup on the 2nd Thursday of the month, so save the 8th of May for our monthly meetup!
Key speaker of the 8th of May Toronto Forex Group Meetup will be Sarah Potter, an active independent trader
Speech Topic: Developing a trading plan.
Summary: Every trader needs a trading plan. This is the foundational tool used to help guide trading decisions and will ultimately be the backbone to your success in the markets.
Sarah Potter will review how to develop a trading plan that is personalized for you. We will discuss the items that are important to every trader and how to make sure that you follow your plan on daily basis.
We will review:
• How to design a plan specific to your trading goals.
• Practical questions you need to ask yourself before you place a trade.
• Ways to determine solid entries and exits.
• A process to manage your trades.
• Strategies to maximize your profits
Who is Sarah Potter?
Sarah is an active independent trader. She is the author of "How You Can Trade Like A Pro"and founder of SheCanTrade, a website dedicated to providing quality content about the markets for traders and active investors.
A popular and approachable trading professional, Sarah is sought out by many to provide her clear and concise perspective on the markets. She currently works with a number of trading platform providers and brokers as an educational partner providing webinars about trading, investing and the markets.
Her work has been featured in numerous publications including Minyanville, Yahoo Finance, AOL Money, Active Trader Magazine, SFO Magazine, Canadian Investor Magazine and more.
When she isn't trading she can be found on the ski slopes in the winter, or training for triathlons in the summer.
The group is lead and host by Giuseppe Basile, CTA
Who is Giuseppe Basile?
A Certified Technical Analyst and swing trader and IFTA associate (International Federation of Technical Analysts). Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering and 10 years working for a leading North American IT consulting company travelling in several European countries. Interested in the markets since 2001, became trader and mentor in 2007 studying with several traders in UK, Europe and US. In Ireland, from 2006 to 2010, he has earned a Masters in Finance and enrolled into the CFA program. Collected over 6,000 hours of screen time since 2009 and in 2012 launched FibStalker (www.fibstalker.com), a blog specializing in forex, futures and stocks trading, where he publishes articles and a free newsletter with trading lessons, actual trade setups and complete trading plans. Published articles and research papers about money management, automated trading, HFT and innovative trading methods. Giuseppe’s work and contribution to TA seeks an edge studying the effects of program trading on price. Presented several events live and on-line, and guest speaker at the IT Forum (www.itforum.it), the largest event of investment and trading in Italy. Now based in Toronto, Canada he keeps mentoring traders, writing eBooks, articles and other trading material and research papers, while studying new trading ideas and money/risk management techniques.
Toronto Forex Group Meetup is sponsored by Oanda Canada.
Toronto Meetup Educational Proposal:
1. Attendees brief introduction (5 to 10 minutes)
2. Key Speech by an advanced member of the group or a guest speaker (30 minutes)
3. Q&A (20 minutes)
4. The group moves to a pub nearby to keep talking about FX, make friends and enjoy a round of drinks thanks to our great sponsor OANDA Canada.
Two thumbs up for our sponsor!
Closest subway station is St. Andrew, from the Northbound platform head west on King St. toward Emily St. for about 7 minutes. The Hyatt Regency is on the right.
OANDA's office is located on the second floor of the Hyatt Regency hotel. There is underground parking which can be accessed from Widmer St, off or King. There is also street parking on King St. And a Green P parking lot on the corner of Blue Jays Way and Wellington (about a 3 minute walk away).
NOTE: Please, arrive as early as 6:10pm as we'll be starting the session at 6:30pm sharp?... Thanks :)