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Goals to Gold: Trading the football pitch for the financial markets by Lee Sandford

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Chapter Fourteen: Learning To Drive Your Vehicle

ASSUMING YOU KNOW how to drive a car, try and think back to a time when you didn’t know how to drive. There was that time when you first sat behind the wheel and, chances are, it was terrifying. You were in control of this big, powerful machine and you didn’t have a clue what to do. It took hours and hours of tuition and practice to learn how to drive. Now, it’s second nature, you probably don’t even think about it as you’re doing it. That’s how good you need to get at spread betting before you can think about making a decent income from it.

These days, I mostly operate as a day trader. I get in and out of trades the same day and I trade the most volatile market of all, the crude oil market. ...

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