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How to Win at Spread Betting: An analysis of why some people win at spread betting and some lose by Alpesh B. Patel, Paresh H. Kiri

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Chapter 3: Winners and News

“Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.”

– Robert Orben

Introduction

Before we started our research on winning and losing traders, we fully expected that winners would be more glued to Bloomberg and CNBC than losers. The reasons were obvious; that winners surely were more intimate with every market move, more dedicated. And, after all, we appeared on those channels too – so surely our winning clients would be glued!

Wrong.

Whilst of course winners did watch such channels, it was clear it was not a competitive advantage or a differentiator for them as winning spread betting traders. More importantly was the reason why they did not ...

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